Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Data Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Management over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 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 Management
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 149 164
Rank change year-on-year -26 +15 +17
Contract jobs citing Data Management 1526 1872 1732
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.49% 1.77% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 2.11% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1000 1253 1067
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £288 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £438 £450
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 27 28
UK median hourly rate £31.25 £33.50 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.72% +22.08% +37.20%
10th Percentile £11.13 £11.45 £11.25
90th Percentile £60.38 £48.50 £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £16.09 £27.44
% change year-on-year +86.45% -41.36% +59.07%

Data Management 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 86286 88673 93962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.52% 83.92% 81.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 57474 58658 60890
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2038 2353 2731
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.48 £11.26 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.02 £24.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -1.96% +4.26% +17.50%

Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Management over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Management over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Management within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
England -24 1423 £475 +3.26% 131
UK excluding London -27 771 £438 - 82
London -32 709 £525 +5.00% 54
South East +30 313 £440 +3.53% 20
North of England -34 162 £425 -5.56% 24
Midlands -31 121 £430 -4.44% 15
North West -14 107 £475 +3.26% 10
West Midlands +5 88 £425 -5.56% 11
South West +18 68 £450 +7.14% 8
Scotland +13 60 £450 +11.11% 3
Yorkshire +5 46 £525 +16.67% 12
East of England -89 35 £475 +22.58% 10
East Midlands -31 31 £450 +2.86% 4
North East -9 29 £525 +20.00% 2
Wales +18 15 £400 -
Northern Ireland -42 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Data Management.

1 401 (26.28%) SQL
2 386 (25.29%) Finance
3 332 (21.76%) Data Modelling
4 309 (20.25%) Business Intelligence
5 283 (18.55%) Master Data Management
6 269 (17.63%) Agile Software Development
7 253 (16.58%) Microsoft
8 248 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
9 242 (15.86%) Data Quality
10 222 (14.55%) ETL
11 212 (13.89%) Data Architecture
12 209 (13.70%) Data Warehouse
13 208 (13.63%) Oracle
14 204 (13.37%) SQL Server
14 204 (13.37%) Analytics
15 201 (13.17%) Data Analysis
16 192 (12.58%) Data Governance
17 176 (11.53%) Project Management
17 176 (11.53%) Migration
18 169 (11.07%) Banking
19 156 (10.22%) Management Information System
20 154 (10.09%) Microsoft Excel
21 145 (9.50%) Stakeholder Management
22 142 (9.31%) SAP
23 137 (8.98%) CRM
24 134 (8.78%) Big Data
25 130 (8.52%) Degree
26 116 (7.60%) Business Analysis
27 111 (7.27%) GDPR
28 103 (6.75%) Visualisation

Data Management
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 63 (4.13%) SAS
2 56 (3.67%) SharePoint
3 35 (2.29%) Apache Spark
4 24 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 16 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
6 13 (0.85%) ArcGIS
7 12 (0.79%) Apache Pig
7 12 (0.79%) Confluence
8 11 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
9 10 (0.66%) CMS
10 9 (0.59%) Skype for Business
11 7 (0.46%) Apache
11 7 (0.46%) MS Exchange
12 6 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.26%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.20%) Documentum
14 3 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
14 3 (0.20%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 154 (10.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 76 (4.98%) Microsoft Office
3 41 (2.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 41 (2.69%) MS Visio
4 19 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.39%) SPSS
7 4 (0.26%) Windchill
8 3 (0.20%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.13%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.13%) Stata
10 1 (0.066%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.066%) CATIA
10 1 (0.066%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 1 (0.066%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.066%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 56 (3.67%) Markit EDM
2 19 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (1.11%) Hyperion Planning
4 14 (0.92%) FastStats
5 12 (0.79%) SimCorp Dimension
6 11 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
6 11 (0.72%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 11 (0.72%) Siebel CRM
7 10 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
7 10 (0.66%) Oracle Utilities
7 10 (0.66%) Teamcenter
8 8 (0.52%) SAP Hybris
9 7 (0.46%) SAP ERP
9 7 (0.46%) SAP MDM
10 6 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (0.39%) OpenText VIM for SAP
10 6 (0.39%) SAP HR
10 6 (0.39%) SAP MM
11 5 (0.33%) SAP MDG
11 5 (0.33%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 67 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (1.64%) SaaS
4 16 (1.05%) IaaS
4 16 (1.05%) PaaS
5 11 (0.72%) Office 365
6 9 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
6 9 (0.59%) Yammer
7 8 (0.52%) Azure Data Factory
7 8 (0.52%) Google Analytics
8 5 (0.33%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.33%) CloudSense
8 5 (0.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 5 (0.33%) Slack
8 5 (0.33%) Trello
9 4 (0.26%) Amazon Glacier
9 4 (0.26%) Boomi
9 4 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.11%) VoIP
2 14 (0.92%) Intranet
3 12 (0.79%) SMS
4 11 (0.72%) SAN
5 10 (0.66%) Unified Communications
6 9 (0.59%) Firewall
6 9 (0.59%) FTP
6 9 (0.59%) Internet
7 8 (0.52%) LAN
7 8 (0.52%) Network Security
8 7 (0.46%) Kerberos
9 6 (0.39%) DNS
10 5 (0.33%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.33%) WAN
11 4 (0.26%) DMS-100
11 4 (0.26%) SIGTRAN
11 4 (0.26%) SS7
11 4 (0.26%) VPN
12 3 (0.20%) NAS
12 3 (0.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (13.70%) Data Warehouse
2 204 (13.37%) SQL Server
3 134 (8.78%) Big Data
4 84 (5.50%) Relational Database
5 81 (5.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 72 (4.72%) Hadoop
7 56 (3.67%) BusinessObjects
8 52 (3.41%) QlikView
9 50 (3.28%) Apache Hive
10 47 (3.08%) NoSQL
11 46 (3.01%) Power BI
12 44 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 41 (2.69%) Oracle Database
14 35 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 33 (2.16%) IBM InfoSphere
16 32 (2.10%) MongoDB
17 31 (2.03%) HBase
18 30 (1.97%) RDBMS
19 26 (1.70%) Data Lake
20 25 (1.64%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 41 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 37 (2.42%) JIRA
3 31 (2.03%) ERwin
4 28 (1.83%) Git (software)
5 23 (1.51%) Talend Open Studio
6 17 (1.11%) Jenkins
7 12 (0.79%) Visual Studio
8 8 (0.52%) Subversion
9 7 (0.46%) Maven
10 6 (0.39%) LoadRunner
10 6 (0.39%) LSMW
11 5 (0.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 5 (0.33%) Grunt
11 5 (0.33%) JMeter
11 5 (0.33%) PowerDesigner
11 5 (0.33%) Selenium
12 4 (0.26%) gulp
12 4 (0.26%) HP UFT
12 4 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (0.26%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 386 (25.29%) Finance
2 169 (11.07%) Banking
3 86 (5.64%) Retail
4 73 (4.78%) Marketing
5 62 (4.06%) Legal
6 50 (3.28%) Investment Banking
7 48 (3.15%) Telecoms
8 37 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
9 31 (2.03%) Front Office
10 29 (1.90%) Back Office
10 29 (1.90%) Financial Institution
11 22 (1.44%) Manufacturing
11 22 (1.44%) Retail Banking
12 14 (0.92%) Advertising
13 12 (0.79%) Automotive
13 12 (0.79%) French Language
13 12 (0.79%) Publishing
14 8 (0.52%) German Language
15 7 (0.46%) Dutch Language
16 6 (0.39%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 420 (27.52%) Analyst
2 295 (19.33%) Architect
3 196 (12.84%) Data Analyst
4 185 (12.12%) Data Architect
5 184 (12.06%) Business Analyst
6 180 (11.80%) Developer
7 134 (8.78%) Consultant
8 76 (4.98%) Project Manager
9 73 (4.78%) Data Business Analyst
10 60 (3.93%) Solutions Architect
11 42 (2.75%) SQL Developer
12 38 (2.49%) Senior Analyst
13 34 (2.23%) Business Data Analyst
14 32 (2.10%) Data Consultant
15 29 (1.90%) Data Manager
16 27 (1.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 25 (1.64%) Administrator
17 25 (1.64%) Enterprise Architect
18 24 (1.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
18 24 (1.57%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (5.77%) XML
2 63 (4.13%) Web Services
3 61 (4.00%) .NET
4 55 (3.60%) HTML
5 36 (2.36%) CSS
6 30 (1.97%) Middleware
7 29 (1.90%) HTML5
8 26 (1.70%) AngularJS
9 24 (1.57%) REST
10 22 (1.44%) SOAP
11 21 (1.38%) .NET Framework
12 20 (1.31%) Entity Framework
13 17 (1.11%) CSS3
14 16 (1.05%) Oracle Fusion
15 14 (0.92%) Kafka
16 13 (0.85%) FpML
16 13 (0.85%) XSD
17 12 (0.79%) ASP.NET
17 12 (0.79%) RESTful
18 11 (0.72%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 248 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
2 156 (10.22%) Management Information System
3 76 (4.98%) Data Structures
4 51 (3.34%) Reference Data
5 35 (2.29%) Computer Science
6 31 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 29 (1.90%) Data Protection Act
8 28 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
9 27 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
10 25 (1.64%) Fixed Income
11 23 (1.51%) Taxonomies
12 22 (1.44%) Algorithms
13 21 (1.38%) Fintech
13 21 (1.38%) User Experience
14 20 (1.31%) Credit Risk
15 18 (1.18%) Clustering
16 17 (1.11%) Hedge funds
17 16 (1.05%) Derivative
18 14 (0.92%) Data Centre
19 11 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 76 (4.98%) Unix
2 64 (4.19%) Windows
3 49 (3.21%) Linux
4 10 (0.66%) AIX
5 8 (0.52%) Windows 7
6 7 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.39%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.26%) Solaris
8 4 (0.26%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.20%) Android
10 2 (0.13%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.13%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.066%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.066%) CentOS
11 1 (0.066%) HPUX
11 1 (0.066%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.066%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.066%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (21.76%) Data Modelling
2 309 (20.25%) Business Intelligence
3 283 (18.55%) Master Data Management
4 269 (17.63%) Agile Software Development
5 222 (14.55%) ETL
6 212 (13.89%) Data Architecture
7 204 (13.37%) Analytics
8 201 (13.17%) Data Analysis
9 192 (12.58%) Data Governance
10 176 (11.53%) Migration
10 176 (11.53%) Project Management
11 145 (9.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 137 (8.98%) CRM
13 116 (7.60%) Business Analysis
14 103 (6.75%) Visualisation
15 100 (6.55%) Data Integration
16 92 (6.03%) Data Migration
17 76 (4.98%) Asset Management
18 75 (4.91%) Data Protection
18 75 (4.91%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 401 (26.28%) SQL
2 96 (6.29%) Java
3 69 (4.52%) JavaScript
4 60 (3.93%) Python
5 56 (3.67%) PL/SQL
6 52 (3.41%) T-SQL
7 51 (3.34%) C#
8 38 (2.49%) R
9 31 (2.03%) VBA
10 27 (1.77%) Shell Script
11 23 (1.51%) C
12 17 (1.11%) PHP
12 17 (1.11%) VB
13 16 (1.05%) Perl
14 14 (0.92%) C++
14 14 (0.92%) Scala
14 14 (0.92%) TypeScript
15 8 (0.52%) PowerShell
16 6 (0.39%) Apex Code
16 6 (0.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 130 (8.52%) Degree
2 86 (5.64%) Security Cleared
3 57 (3.74%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (1.05%) CISSP
6 14 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (0.72%) CISM
8 10 (0.66%) CCDP
8 10 (0.66%) CCNP
8 10 (0.66%) Chartered Engineer
8 10 (0.66%) MCSE
9 9 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
9 9 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
9 9 (0.59%) ISEB
10 8 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 7 (0.46%) CCNA
11 7 (0.46%) Master's Degree
11 7 (0.46%) PMI Certification
11 7 (0.46%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 242 (15.86%) Data Quality
2 111 (7.27%) GDPR
3 63 (4.13%) QA
4 30 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 30 (1.97%) MiFID
5 24 (1.57%) SLA
6 16 (1.05%) PMO
7 12 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
8 10 (0.66%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.39%) Def Stans
10 5 (0.33%) EMIR
10 5 (0.33%) PSD2
11 4 (0.26%) ISO 20022
11 4 (0.26%) ISO 9000
12 3 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
12 3 (0.20%) IFRS
12 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.13%) COBIT
13 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.98%) Hyper-V
3 14 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
4 13 (0.85%) Docker
4 13 (0.85%) HDFS
5 10 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.46%) Apache Flume
7 5 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.20%) Firmware
9 3 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.20%) XenApp
10 2 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.066%) Ceph
11 1 (0.066%) GPFS
11 1 (0.066%) NFS
11 1 (0.066%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.066%) OpenDJ
11 1 (0.066%) Samba
11 1 (0.066%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (1.18%) Puppet
2 13 (0.85%) Ansible
3 9 (0.59%) Oracle Identity Management
3 9 (0.59%) SCCM
4 8 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.46%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (0.39%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.26%) Terraform
8 3 (0.20%) CFEngine
8 3 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.20%) Salt
9 2 (0.13%) Ambari
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle EDQ
10 1 (0.066%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.066%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.066%) Kibana
10 1 (0.066%) logstash
10 1 (0.066%) Simpana
Vendors
1 253 (16.58%) Microsoft
2 208 (13.63%) Oracle
3 142 (9.31%) SAP
4 76 (4.98%) IBM
5 68 (4.46%) Tableau
6 62 (4.06%) Informatica
7 58 (3.80%) Salesforce.com
8 29 (1.90%) Teradata
9 28 (1.83%) Cognos
10 24 (1.57%) Cloudera
11 23 (1.51%) Google
11 23 (1.51%) Talend
12 21 (1.38%) Charles River
13 20 (1.31%) Hyperion
14 19 (1.25%) HP
15 16 (1.05%) Cisco
16 14 (0.92%) MapR
17 13 (0.85%) Siebel
17 13 (0.85%) Veritas
18 12 (0.79%) SimCorp