Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 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 Management
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 153 162
Rank change year-on-year -12 +9 +18
Contract jobs citing Data Management 1,593 1,687 1,700
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.61% 1.76% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 2.10% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,060 1,137 1,108
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £293 £300 £290
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +2.94% -3.41% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 25 33
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +14.89%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.43 £11.05
90th Percentile £59.50 £43.75 £53.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.50 £16.09
% change year-on-year -10.45% +108.20% -20.54%

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 83,462 80,467 89,057
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.53% 83.78% 82.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 55,891 53,304 57,800
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,947 2,244 2,718
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.08% +3.16% +18.75%
10th Percentile £11.31 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.02 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.96% -2.00% +25.00%

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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 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
England -14 1,478 £475 +5.56% 432
UK excluding London -12 869 £438 +2.94% 263
London -32 677 £525 +7.69% 195
South East +32 352 £450 +5.88% 60
North of England -31 196 £425 - 75
Midlands -19 135 £435 -3.33% 57
North West -23 101 £475 +5.56% 48
West Midlands +7 97 £425 -5.56% 39
Scotland +13 77 £475 +25.00% 20
Yorkshire +29 64 £434 +2.06% 15
South West -5 61 £450 +7.14% 24
North East -18 47 £425 - 12
East of England -34 42 £475 +13.43% 21
East Midlands -24 36 £475 +10.14% 18
Wales +15 9 £514 +24.61% 4
Northern Ireland -28 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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.

1 410 (25.74%) SQL
2 366 (22.98%) Finance
3 339 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
4 301 (18.90%) Master Data Management
5 290 (18.20%) Agile Software Development
6 281 (17.64%) Data Modelling
7 271 (17.01%) Microsoft
8 256 (16.07%) Data Quality
9 254 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
10 238 (14.94%) ETL
11 231 (14.50%) Analytics
12 227 (14.25%) Data Analysis
13 205 (12.87%) Oracle
14 202 (12.68%) Data Governance
15 200 (12.55%) Migration
16 196 (12.30%) SQL Server
17 191 (11.99%) Project Management
18 188 (11.80%) Data Architecture
19 186 (11.68%) Data Warehouse
20 169 (10.61%) Management Information System
21 168 (10.55%) Microsoft Excel
22 158 (9.92%) SAP
23 157 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
24 150 (9.42%) Big Data
25 138 (8.66%) Banking
26 134 (8.41%) Degree
27 131 (8.22%) CRM
28 128 (8.04%) Business Analysis
28 128 (8.04%) GDPR
29 120 (7.53%) 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 91 (5.71%) SAS
2 64 (4.02%) SharePoint
3 48 (3.01%) Apache Spark
4 30 (1.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 16 (1.00%) Apache Pig
6 15 (0.94%) Oracle Service Bus
7 14 (0.88%) CMS
8 12 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (0.63%) Apache
9 10 (0.63%) Confluence
10 8 (0.50%) ArcGIS
10 8 (0.50%) MS Exchange
11 6 (0.38%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.31%) Jupyter
13 4 (0.25%) Documentum
13 4 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.25%) Skype for Business
14 3 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.19%) IIS
Applications
1 168 (10.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 81 (5.08%) Microsoft Office
3 58 (3.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 36 (2.26%) MS Visio
5 23 (1.44%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.25%) Windchill
8 3 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.19%) SPSS
9 1 (0.063%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.063%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.063%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.063%) InDesign
9 1 (0.063%) Stata
Business Applications
1 49 (3.08%) Markit EDM
2 17 (1.07%) Hyperion Planning
2 17 (1.07%) Siebel CRM
3 15 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
5 13 (0.82%) Oracle Utilities
5 13 (0.82%) SAP ERP
6 12 (0.75%) FastStats
7 9 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 9 (0.56%) SimCorp Dimension
8 8 (0.50%) SAP Hybris
8 8 (0.50%) SAP MDG
8 8 (0.50%) SAP MDM
9 7 (0.44%) HFM
9 7 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
9 7 (0.44%) Teamcenter
10 6 (0.38%) Eloqua
10 6 (0.38%) OpenText VIM for SAP
10 6 (0.38%) SAP PSCD
11 5 (0.31%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 86 (5.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 68 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (3.83%) SaaS
4 45 (2.82%) IaaS
5 42 (2.64%) PaaS
6 10 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (0.56%) Google Analytics
7 9 (0.56%) Slack
7 9 (0.56%) Trello
8 8 (0.50%) Boomi
8 8 (0.50%) Office 365
8 8 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
9 7 (0.44%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.44%) Azure Data Factory
10 6 (0.38%) GitHub
11 5 (0.31%) Azure Machine Learning
11 5 (0.31%) Data Lake Analytics
11 5 (0.31%) iPaaS
11 5 (0.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 4 (0.25%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.19%) VoIP
2 15 (0.94%) SMS
3 14 (0.88%) Firewall
4 13 (0.82%) Intranet
4 13 (0.82%) Network Security
5 11 (0.69%) Internet
5 11 (0.69%) SAN
6 9 (0.56%) FTP
7 8 (0.50%) LAN
7 8 (0.50%) Unified Communications
8 7 (0.44%) DNS
8 7 (0.44%) Kerberos
9 6 (0.38%) TCP/IP
9 6 (0.38%) VPN
10 5 (0.31%) DMS-100
10 5 (0.31%) Skype
10 5 (0.31%) WAN
11 4 (0.25%) DHCP
11 4 (0.25%) SIGTRAN
11 4 (0.25%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (12.30%) SQL Server
2 186 (11.68%) Data Warehouse
3 150 (9.42%) Big Data
4 99 (6.21%) Relational Database
5 93 (5.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 87 (5.46%) Hadoop
7 76 (4.77%) NoSQL
8 74 (4.65%) Power BI
9 71 (4.46%) BusinessObjects
10 56 (3.52%) QlikView
11 48 (3.01%) Apache Hive
11 48 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 40 (2.51%) Data Lake
13 39 (2.45%) Oracle Database
14 36 (2.26%) IBM InfoSphere
14 36 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 32 (2.01%) Data Mining
15 32 (2.01%) HBase
15 32 (2.01%) RDBMS
15 32 (2.01%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 35 (2.20%) Git (software)
2 31 (1.95%) ERwin
3 29 (1.82%) JIRA
4 26 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 25 (1.57%) Visual Studio
6 21 (1.32%) Jenkins
7 13 (0.82%) Subversion
8 10 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
9 8 (0.50%) Selenium
10 7 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 7 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
11 6 (0.38%) LSMW
11 6 (0.38%) Maven
12 5 (0.31%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 5 (0.31%) JMeter
12 5 (0.31%) LoadRunner
12 5 (0.31%) PowerDesigner
13 4 (0.25%) HP UFT
13 4 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
14 3 (0.19%) JUnit
General
1 366 (22.98%) Finance
2 138 (8.66%) Banking
3 90 (5.65%) Retail
4 88 (5.52%) Marketing
5 65 (4.08%) Legal
6 54 (3.39%) Telecoms
7 37 (2.32%) Pharmaceutical
8 35 (2.20%) Investment Banking
9 33 (2.07%) Manufacturing
10 25 (1.57%) Financial Institution
10 25 (1.57%) Front Office
11 18 (1.13%) Law
12 17 (1.07%) Back Office
12 17 (1.07%) French Language
13 16 (1.00%) Advertising
14 14 (0.88%) Retail Banking
15 13 (0.82%) Publishing
16 11 (0.69%) Automotive
17 9 (0.56%) Electronics
18 8 (0.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 474 (29.76%) Analyst
2 278 (17.45%) Architect
3 198 (12.43%) Business Analyst
4 197 (12.37%) Data Analyst
5 185 (11.61%) Developer
6 169 (10.61%) Data Architect
7 138 (8.66%) Consultant
8 74 (4.65%) Data Business Analyst
9 73 (4.58%) Project Manager
10 63 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
11 41 (2.57%) SQL Developer
12 39 (2.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 36 (2.26%) Senior Analyst
14 35 (2.20%) Data Engineer
15 34 (2.13%) Business Data Analyst
15 34 (2.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 33 (2.07%) Data Consultant
16 33 (2.07%) Data Manager
17 30 (1.88%) Data Scientist
18 28 (1.76%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (5.40%) XML
2 64 (4.02%) .NET
3 51 (3.20%) HTML
3 51 (3.20%) Web Services
4 35 (2.20%) Middleware
5 33 (2.07%) CSS
6 21 (1.32%) Kafka
7 19 (1.19%) Oracle Fusion
8 18 (1.13%) .NET Framework
8 18 (1.13%) ASP.NET
9 17 (1.07%) AngularJS
9 17 (1.07%) HTML5
10 16 (1.00%) REST
11 15 (0.94%) ISPF
11 15 (0.94%) SOAP
12 14 (0.88%) Entity Framework
12 14 (0.88%) JSON
13 12 (0.75%) FpML
13 12 (0.75%) WCF
14 10 (0.63%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 254 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
2 169 (10.61%) Management Information System
3 70 (4.39%) Data Structures
4 48 (3.01%) Reference Data
5 34 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 34 (2.13%) User Experience
6 28 (1.76%) Clustering
7 27 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
8 25 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
8 25 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 24 (1.51%) Credit Risk
9 24 (1.51%) Data Centre
10 23 (1.44%) Taxonomies
11 19 (1.19%) Algorithms
12 16 (1.00%) Virtual Team
13 15 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (0.94%) Fixed Income
13 15 (0.94%) VSAM
14 12 (0.75%) CMDB
15 8 (0.50%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 84 (5.27%) Unix
2 73 (4.58%) Windows
3 70 (4.39%) Linux
4 39 (2.45%) AIX
5 24 (1.51%) Windows Server
6 23 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (1.26%) Solaris
8 18 (1.13%) VMS
9 16 (1.00%) HPUX
9 16 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
10 15 (0.94%) MVS
11 14 (0.88%) VME
12 8 (0.50%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.38%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.31%) Android
15 2 (0.13%) CentOS
15 2 (0.13%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.13%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
2 301 (18.90%) Master Data Management
3 290 (18.20%) Agile Software Development
4 281 (17.64%) Data Modelling
5 238 (14.94%) ETL
6 231 (14.50%) Analytics
7 227 (14.25%) Data Analysis
8 202 (12.68%) Data Governance
9 200 (12.55%) Migration
10 191 (11.99%) Project Management
11 188 (11.80%) Data Architecture
12 157 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
13 131 (8.22%) CRM
14 128 (8.04%) Business Analysis
15 120 (7.53%) Visualisation
16 99 (6.21%) Data Migration
17 94 (5.90%) ITIL
18 92 (5.78%) Change Management
19 84 (5.27%) Data Analytics
19 84 (5.27%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 410 (25.74%) SQL
2 108 (6.78%) Java
3 71 (4.46%) JavaScript
4 70 (4.39%) Python
5 60 (3.77%) C#
6 50 (3.14%) PL/SQL
6 50 (3.14%) Shell Script
7 49 (3.08%) T-SQL
8 43 (2.70%) R
9 42 (2.64%) C
10 37 (2.32%) VBA
11 25 (1.57%) PowerShell
12 23 (1.44%) Scala
13 22 (1.38%) PHP
14 17 (1.07%) VB
15 16 (1.00%) JCL
16 9 (0.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 8 (0.50%) C++
18 7 (0.44%) TypeScript
19 6 (0.38%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 134 (8.41%) Degree
2 93 (5.84%) Security Cleared
3 57 (3.58%) SC Cleared
4 26 (1.63%) CISSP
5 24 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (1.07%) CISM
8 15 (0.94%) ISEB
8 15 (0.94%) MCSE
8 15 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 14 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
9 14 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
10 13 (0.82%) PMP
11 12 (0.75%) CCDP
11 12 (0.75%) CCNP
11 12 (0.75%) Chartered Engineer
11 12 (0.75%) Master's Degree
11 12 (0.75%) PMI Certification
12 10 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 9 (0.56%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 256 (16.07%) Data Quality
2 128 (8.04%) GDPR
3 80 (5.02%) QA
4 37 (2.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (1.00%) SLA
6 15 (0.94%) PMO
7 14 (0.88%) MiFID
8 13 (0.82%) Def Stans
9 11 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
10 8 (0.50%) ISO 9001
11 7 (0.44%) IFRS
12 5 (0.31%) ISO 9000
13 4 (0.25%) EMIR
13 4 (0.25%) IFRS 9
13 4 (0.25%) PCI DSS
14 2 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
14 2 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 2 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
14 2 (0.13%) FATCA
14 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 37 (2.32%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.00%) Docker
2 16 (1.00%) Hyper-V
2 16 (1.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 15 (0.94%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 15 (0.94%) RACF
4 14 (0.88%) HDFS
5 12 (0.75%) Apache Flume
6 11 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (0.38%) XenApp
9 5 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (0.25%) Firmware
10 4 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.19%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.063%) Ceph
13 1 (0.063%) GPFS
13 1 (0.063%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 17 (1.07%) Tivoli
2 15 (0.94%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 14 (0.88%) Puppet
4 12 (0.75%) Ansible
4 12 (0.75%) SCCM
5 9 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Management
7 5 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.25%) Nagios
8 4 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (0.25%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (0.19%) CFEngine
9 3 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.19%) Salt
9 3 (0.19%) Terraform
10 2 (0.13%) Ambari
10 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.13%) MOM
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 271 (17.01%) Microsoft
2 205 (12.87%) Oracle
3 158 (9.92%) SAP
4 96 (6.03%) Tableau
5 77 (4.83%) IBM
6 69 (4.33%) Informatica
7 50 (3.14%) Salesforce.com
8 35 (2.20%) Cognos
9 34 (2.13%) HP
10 30 (1.88%) Teradata
11 28 (1.76%) Cloudera
12 27 (1.69%) ServiceNow
13 26 (1.63%) Google
13 26 (1.63%) Red Hat
14 24 (1.51%) Talend
15 22 (1.38%) Hyperion
16 19 (1.19%) Siebel
17 18 (1.13%) Cisco
18 17 (1.07%) BMC
19 16 (1.00%) Hortonworks