Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Manager
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 622 608 611
Rank change year-on-year -14 +3 -53
Contract jobs requiring a Data Manager 268 297 299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.28% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.30% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 199 218
UK median daily rate £450 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £321 £320 £288
90th Percentile £648 £680 £689
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £26.90 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.76% -23.16% -9.68%
10th Percentile £19.85 £14.75 £32.50
90th Percentile £31.56 £33.79 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £16.50 -
% change year-on-year +45.45% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97824 99914 107019
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64542 65150 68083
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.04% +4.53% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2932 3310 4089
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year - -1.52% +9.96%

Data Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Data Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Manager in the UK

Data Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Manager in the UK

Data Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Manager over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Manager in the UK

Data Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Manager in the UK

Data Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Manager over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Manager in the UK

Data Manager
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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 -17 246 £450 -10.00% 32
UK excluding London +19 135 £425 -5.56% 16
London -50 117 £485 -11.82% 20
North of England +73 35 £425 - 8
South East -6 32 £425 -5.56% 2
Midlands +25 30 £470 +4.44%
West Midlands +39 26 £439 +25.36%
East of England -13 17 £406 -14.47% 1
Yorkshire +36 14 £475 +2.70% 3
Scotland -5 13 £480 +6.67% 3
North East +77 11 £400 - 2
North West -8 9 £381 -10.29% 3
South West +6 8 £450 -5.26% 1
East Midlands -13 4 £550 +22.22%

Data Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Data Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Data Manager in the job title.

1 61 (22.76%) Migration
2 60 (22.39%) Finance
2 60 (22.39%) Project Management
3 55 (20.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 48 (17.91%) Data Migration
5 47 (17.54%) Data Protection
6 46 (17.16%) SQL
7 44 (16.42%) GDPR
8 41 (15.30%) Analytical Skills
9 32 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
10 31 (11.57%) Data Management
10 31 (11.57%) Data Governance
11 30 (11.19%) Security Cleared
11 30 (11.19%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (10.82%) Analytics
13 27 (10.07%) ETL
14 25 (9.33%) Data Analysis
15 24 (8.96%) Microsoft
15 24 (8.96%) Data Warehouse
15 24 (8.96%) Data Centre
16 23 (8.58%) Big Data
17 22 (8.21%) Data Quality
17 22 (8.21%) SC Cleared
17 22 (8.21%) Data Modelling
18 21 (7.84%) Information Management
18 21 (7.84%) Banking
19 20 (7.46%) Legal
19 20 (7.46%) Management Information System
19 20 (7.46%) Data Cleansing
20 19 (7.09%) Oracle

Data Manager Skill Set
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 10 (3.73%) SAS
2 9 (3.36%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.24%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.75%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.37%) Apache
6 1 (0.37%) Confluence
6 1 (0.37%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 14 (5.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.61%) InfoPath
2 7 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.24%) Maximo
2 5 (1.87%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.75%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.75%) FastStats
4 2 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.75%) Unica
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Clinical
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.37%) Primavera
5 1 (0.37%) Raiser's Edge
5 1 (0.37%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.37%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (1.12%) Office 365
3 3 (1.12%) OneDrive
4 2 (0.75%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.75%) IaaS
4 2 (0.75%) PaaS
5 1 (0.37%) AdWords
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.37%) SaaS
5 1 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.37%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.24%) SMS
2 1 (0.37%) BGP
2 1 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.37%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.37%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (0.37%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (0.37%) GSM
2 1 (0.37%) HSRP
2 1 (0.37%) Internet
2 1 (0.37%) Intranet
2 1 (0.37%) IPsec
2 1 (0.37%) LAN
2 1 (0.37%) NX-OS
2 1 (0.37%) OSPF
2 1 (0.37%) SSL
2 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.37%) VPN
2 1 (0.37%) VRRP
2 1 (0.37%) WAN
2 1 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.96%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (8.58%) Big Data
3 13 (4.85%) SQL Server
4 12 (4.48%) Hadoop
5 9 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.61%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (2.61%) Data Lake
7 6 (2.24%) GIS
7 6 (2.24%) Power BI
8 5 (1.87%) Data Mining
8 5 (1.87%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (1.49%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.49%) Cloudera CDH
9 4 (1.49%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.12%) QlikView
10 3 (1.12%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.12%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.12%) SAP Data Services
11 2 (0.75%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (1.49%) LSMW
2 3 (1.12%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.75%) JIRA
General
1 60 (22.39%) Finance
2 21 (7.84%) Banking
3 20 (7.46%) Legal
4 15 (5.60%) Marketing
5 9 (3.36%) Retail
6 7 (2.61%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.49%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.12%) Advertising
9 3 (1.12%) Billing
9 3 (1.12%) Law
10 2 (0.75%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.37%) Games
11 1 (0.37%) Local Government
11 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.87%) Kafka
2 4 (1.49%) WebGL
3 3 (1.12%) Middleware
4 2 (0.75%) D3.js
4 2 (0.75%) Leaflet
4 2 (0.75%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.75%) Web Services
5 1 (0.37%) .NET
5 1 (0.37%) JSON
5 1 (0.37%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (0.37%) TensorFlow
5 1 (0.37%) Theano
5 1 (0.37%) WebHDFS
5 1 (0.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.30%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.96%) Data Centre
3 20 (7.46%) Management Information System
4 13 (4.85%) Data Protection Act
5 9 (3.36%) Freedom of Information
6 6 (2.24%) Fintech
7 5 (1.87%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.49%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.12%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.75%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.75%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.75%) FMCG
10 2 (0.75%) Freedom of Information Act
10 2 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.37%) Derivative
11 1 (0.37%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.37%) NHS
11 1 (0.37%) Reinsurance
11 1 (0.37%) Social Media
11 1 (0.37%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.49%) Windows
2 2 (0.75%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.37%) Linux
3 1 (0.37%) Solaris
3 1 (0.37%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (22.76%) Migration
2 60 (22.39%) Project Management
3 55 (20.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 48 (17.91%) Data Migration
5 47 (17.54%) Data Protection
6 32 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
7 31 (11.57%) Data Governance
7 31 (11.57%) Data Management
8 30 (11.19%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (10.82%) Analytics
10 27 (10.07%) ETL
11 25 (9.33%) Data Analysis
12 22 (8.21%) Data Modelling
13 21 (7.84%) Information Management
14 20 (7.46%) Data Cleansing
15 18 (6.72%) PRINCE2
16 14 (5.22%) Business Analysis
16 14 (5.22%) Data Analytics
17 12 (4.48%) CRM
17 12 (4.48%) Data Extraction
Programming Languages
1 46 (17.16%) SQL
2 8 (2.99%) VBA
3 7 (2.61%) Python
4 5 (1.87%) R
5 3 (1.12%) Scala
6 2 (0.75%) Java
6 2 (0.75%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.37%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.37%) C
7 1 (0.37%) Ruby
7 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (11.19%) Security Cleared
2 22 (8.21%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.48%) Degree
4 6 (2.24%) CTC Cleared
5 5 (1.87%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.87%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.87%) PMP
6 3 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.12%) CISSP
6 3 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.12%) MCSE
6 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.75%) ISEB
7 2 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.37%) CCNP
8 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.37%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (16.42%) GDPR
2 22 (8.21%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.87%) PMO
4 4 (1.49%) SLA
5 3 (1.12%) QA
6 2 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.75%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.75%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.75%) MiFID
7 1 (0.37%) IFRS
7 1 (0.37%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.37%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 8 (2.99%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.37%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.37%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (0.75%) SCCM
1 2 (0.75%) SCDPM
1 2 (0.75%) SCOM
1 2 (0.75%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.37%) Oozie
2 1 (0.37%) OPNET
2 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (8.96%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.09%) Oracle
3 14 (5.22%) SAP
4 8 (2.99%) IBM
5 7 (2.61%) Cloudera
5 7 (2.61%) VMware
6 5 (1.87%) Cisco
6 5 (1.87%) Siebel
6 5 (1.87%) Tableau
6 5 (1.87%) Teradata
7 4 (1.49%) Mapbox
7 4 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.12%) Citrix
8 3 (1.12%) Cognos
8 3 (1.12%) Informatica
8 3 (1.12%) Talend
9 2 (0.75%) Google
9 2 (0.75%) Hortonworks
9 2 (0.75%) Imperva
9 2 (0.75%) Workday