Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Data Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Strategy over the 6 months to 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Data Strategy
England > South East
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 319 318 361
Rank change year-on-year -1 +43 +1
Contract jobs citing Data Strategy 51 34 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.30% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.27% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 28 19
South East median daily rate £575 £525 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +27.27% -8.33%
10th Percentile £538 £300 £295
90th Percentile £656 £733 £588
England median daily rate £575 £500 £493
% change year-on-year +15.00% +1.52% -10.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £18.50 £30.63 -
% change year-on-year -39.59% - -

Data Strategy is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 14,242 12,759 14,873
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 84.57% 83.28% 82.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,403 7,407 9,174
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £545
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 469 498 564
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.70 £11.62 £11.63
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.88 £52.68
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -13.73% +10.87% +9.52%

Data Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Data Strategy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Data Strategy in the South East

Data Strategy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Strategy in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Strategy in the South East

Data Strategy
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Strategy in the South East over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Strategy in the South East

Data Strategy
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Strategy within the South East region over the 6 months to 25 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +20 43 £575 +21.05% 2
Berkshire +24 37 £575 +91.67% 1
Buckinghamshire -4 4 £550 +15.79%
Hampshire -7 4 £594 -
Surrey -26 3 £775 +37.78% 1
Oxfordshire +2 2 £550 - 1
Kent - 1 - -
Data Strategy
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Data Strategy.

1 36 (70.59%) Big Data
2 34 (66.67%) Hadoop
3 30 (58.82%) Cloudera
4 28 (54.90%) Java
4 28 (54.90%) Data Lake
5 27 (52.94%) HDFS
5 27 (52.94%) Web Services
5 27 (52.94%) Kafka
5 27 (52.94%) Analytics
5 27 (52.94%) RESTful
6 24 (47.06%) SQL Server
6 24 (47.06%) Greenfield Project
7 23 (45.10%) MapR
7 23 (45.10%) Hortonworks
8 22 (43.14%) Oozie
8 22 (43.14%) Linux
8 22 (43.14%) SOAP
8 22 (43.14%) PostgreSQL
8 22 (43.14%) Scala
8 22 (43.14%) Bash Shell
8 22 (43.14%) Sqoop
8 22 (43.14%) Apache Flume
8 22 (43.14%) CentOS
9 20 (39.22%) Apache Spark
10 19 (37.25%) Impala
10 19 (37.25%) Tag Management
10 19 (37.25%) Google Tag Manager
10 19 (37.25%) Tealium
10 19 (37.25%) Web Analytics
10 19 (37.25%) Google

Data Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (39.22%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.92%) SAS
3 1 (1.96%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.96%) IBM Domino
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics GP
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (3.92%) Infor SunSystems
1 2 (3.92%) NetSuite
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.96%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 19 (37.25%) Google Tag Manager
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.92%) Azure Data Factory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (70.59%) Big Data
2 34 (66.67%) Hadoop
3 28 (54.90%) Data Lake
4 24 (47.06%) SQL Server
5 22 (43.14%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (43.14%) Sqoop
6 19 (37.25%) Apache Hive
6 19 (37.25%) HBase
6 19 (37.25%) Impala
7 5 (9.80%) Power BI
8 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
9 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
10 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.96%) Base SAS
11 1 (1.96%) DB2
11 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.96%) OLTP
11 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) ERwin
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Marketing
2 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Advertising
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Electronics
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (11.76%) Architect
1 6 (11.76%) Data Architect
2 5 (9.80%) Big Data Engineer
2 5 (9.80%) Cloud Engineer
2 5 (9.80%) Data Engineer
2 5 (9.80%) Hadoop Engineer
2 5 (9.80%) Java Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) Analyst
3 4 (7.84%) Data Analyst
3 4 (7.84%) Developer
4 3 (5.88%) Big Data Developer
4 3 (5.88%) Data Manager
4 3 (5.88%) Programme Manager
4 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Big Data Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Data Modeller
5 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (52.94%) Kafka
1 27 (52.94%) RESTful
1 27 (52.94%) Web Services
2 22 (43.14%) SOAP
3 1 (1.96%) JSON
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.96%) XML
3 1 (1.96%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 24 (47.06%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (43.14%) CentOS
1 22 (43.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (52.94%) Analytics
2 19 (37.25%) Tag Management
2 19 (37.25%) Web Analytics
3 11 (21.57%) Data Modelling
4 9 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (11.76%) Data Governance
5 6 (11.76%) Data Management
5 6 (11.76%) Migration
6 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.84%) Data Architecture
6 4 (7.84%) Data Engineering
6 4 (7.84%) Data Migration
6 4 (7.84%) ERP
6 4 (7.84%) Open Source
7 3 (5.88%) Data Ingestion
7 3 (5.88%) Data Integration
7 3 (5.88%) Decision-Making
7 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.88%) Metadata Management
7 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (54.90%) Java
2 22 (43.14%) Bash Shell
2 22 (43.14%) Scala
3 4 (7.84%) SQL
4 3 (5.88%) R
5 2 (3.92%) Python
6 1 (1.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 27 (52.94%) HDFS
2 22 (43.14%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 22 (43.14%) Oozie
Vendors
1 30 (58.82%) Cloudera
2 23 (45.10%) Hortonworks
2 23 (45.10%) MapR
3 19 (37.25%) Google
3 19 (37.25%) Salesforce.com
3 19 (37.25%) Talend
3 19 (37.25%) Tealium
4 7 (13.73%) Oracle
5 3 (5.88%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (5.88%) SAP
5 3 (5.88%) Tableau
6 2 (3.92%) CODA
6 2 (3.92%) Workday
7 1 (1.96%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.96%) Dataiku
7 1 (1.96%) HubSpot
7 1 (1.96%) Marketo
7 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.96%) Pardot
7 1 (1.96%) Teradata