Period
to 26 April 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Reference Data over the 6 months to 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Reference Data
England > South East
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 365 329 370
Rank change year-on-year -36 +41 -2
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 11 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.066% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.49% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 11
South East median daily rate £413 £607 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.04% +34.89% +12.50%
10th Percentile £302 £438 £260
90th Percentile £650 £678 £526
England median daily rate £525 £525 £506
% change year-on-year - +3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
South East median hourly rate - - £36.00
England median hourly rate - - £26.05

Reference Data is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5,301 4,849 5,784
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.65% 31.43% 31.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,047 2,755 3,520
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £227 £213 £230
90th Percentile £575 £554 £550
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 240 309
South East median hourly rate £24.13 £17.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.91% -32.00% +48.37%
10th Percentile £10.16 £11.32 £11.81
90th Percentile £60.00 £46.54 £53.75
England median hourly rate £21.90 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +4.29% - +20.00%

Reference Data
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Reference Data in the South East

Reference Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Reference Data in the South East

Reference Data
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Reference Data in the South East over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Reference Data in the South East

Reference Data
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Reference Data in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Reference Data in the South East

Reference Data
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 Reference Data within the South East region over the 6 months to 26 April 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
Hampshire -5 7 £431 -34.16%
East Sussex 0 1 - -
West Sussex -6 1 £260 -59.31%
Thames Valley -12 1 £1,100 +151.43%
Surrey -38 1 £325 -40.91%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £1,100 -
Reference Data
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Reference Data 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 Reference Data.

1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
1 3 (27.27%) ETL
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
1 3 (27.27%) ITSM
1 3 (27.27%) Service Management
1 3 (27.27%) Use Case
1 3 (27.27%) Data Migration
1 3 (27.27%) SIEM
1 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (27.27%) ServiceNow
1 3 (27.27%) Test Planning
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (27.27%) Service Design
1 3 (27.27%) Collaborative Working
2 2 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (18.18%) Conceptual Models
2 2 (18.18%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (18.18%) Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB

Reference Data
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 1 (9.09%) Confluence
1 1 (9.09%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Maximo
1 1 (9.09%) SAP CO
1 1 (9.09%) SAP FI
1 1 (9.09%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (9.09%) SAP MM
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Data Lake
2 1 (9.09%) Data Mart
2 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Business Process Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Deployment Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Informatica Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Process Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Architecture Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Data Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Data Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Collaborative Working
1 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (27.27%) Data Migration
1 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
1 3 (27.27%) ETL
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) ITSM
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
1 3 (27.27%) Service Design
1 3 (27.27%) Service Management
1 3 (27.27%) SIEM
1 3 (27.27%) Test Planning
1 3 (27.27%) Use Case
2 2 (18.18%) Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) Conceptual Models
2 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP ALM
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) ServiceNow
2 2 (18.18%) Informatica
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) SAP