The median contractor rate for a Data Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 474 523 476
Rank change year-on-year +49 -47  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Manager 127 121 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.23% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.24% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 83 119
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £326 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £470
% change year-on-year +2.27% -6.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.12 - £19.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 - £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.40 - £20.49

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43829 51011 53185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28353 33254 33375
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1511 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Data Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Data Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Manager in the UK

Data Manager
Top 30 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +58 121 £475 +5.55% 32
London +41 70 £494 -7.05% 15
South East +34 15 £415 -7.77% 8
South West +11 11 £450 +12.50% 1
Yorkshire +26 9 £500 +40.44%
City of London +1 9 £485 +56.45% 3
West Midlands +26 8 £438 -2.77%
West Yorkshire +27 7 £525 +47.47%
Bristol 0 6 £445 +3.43% 1
Berkshire +24 5 £143 -57.77% 1
Birmingham +18 5 £390 -2.50%
Scotland +42 4 £500 +17.64% 2
North West +7 4 £301 -36.73% 6
Aberdeen - 3 - -
Devon - 3 £375 -
West Sussex - 3 £425 - 2
Surrey - 3 £558 - 2
Bradford - 3 £575 -
Exeter - 3 £375 -
Leeds +22 2 £475 +83.39%
Coventry +15 2 £475 -32.14%
Manchester +5 2 £363 -13.82% 3
East Midlands -10 2 £500 +11.11%
Crawley - 2 £438 -
Cheshire +21 1 £238 -50.00%
Chester +17 1 £238 -66.07%
Reading +15 1 £158 -
Edinburgh +15 1 £500 - 1
Hampshire +13 1 £475 +35.71%
Cheltenham +9 1 £575 +43.75%

Data Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 70 (26.62%) Finance
2 68 (25.86%) Migration
2 68 (25.86%) Project Management
3 55 (20.91%) Data Management
4 53 (20.15%) Data Migration
5 45 (17.11%) SQL
6 44 (16.73%) Data Warehouse
6 44 (16.73%) Business Intelligence
7 42 (15.97%) Data Protection
8 41 (15.59%) Data Quality
9 37 (14.07%) Data Governance
9 37 (14.07%) Stakeholder Management
10 32 (12.17%) Data Analysis
11 29 (11.03%) SAP
12 28 (10.65%) Analytics
13 25 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
13 25 (9.51%) GDPR
14 24 (9.13%) Banking
15 23 (8.75%) Degree
15 23 (8.75%) Data Modelling
16 22 (8.37%) Big Data
17 21 (7.98%) Data Strategy
18 20 (7.60%) Data Centre
18 20 (7.60%) Marketing
19 19 (7.22%) Agile Software Development
19 19 (7.22%) Oracle
20 18 (6.84%) PRINCE2
20 18 (6.84%) Microsoft Excel
21 16 (6.08%) Retail
21 16 (6.08%) Data Protection Act

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 7 (2.66%) SAS
2 5 (1.90%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.14%) Confluence
4 2 (0.76%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.76%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.76%) JBoss
5 1 (0.38%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (6.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.04%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.76%) SPSS
5 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.52%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.76%) Eagle PACE
3 2 (0.76%) FastStats
3 2 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.76%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.38%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.38%) Raiser's Edge
4 1 (0.38%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.38%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.38%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.52%) BlueKai
2 2 (0.76%) Office 365
2 2 (0.76%) PaaS
2 2 (0.76%) SaaS
3 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.38%) IaaS
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.38%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.38%) Ethernet
1 1 (0.38%) Internet
1 1 (0.38%) Unified Communications
1 1 (0.38%) VoIP
1 1 (0.38%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (16.73%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (8.37%) Big Data
3 14 (5.32%) SQL Server
4 13 (4.94%) Hadoop
5 11 (4.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (3.42%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (2.66%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 5 (1.90%) SAP Data Services
8 5 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.52%) Data Lake
9 4 (1.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.52%) HBase
10 3 (1.14%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.14%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.14%) Sqoop
11 2 (0.76%) Data Mart
11 2 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (1.52%) JIRA
2 3 (1.14%) LSMW
General
1 70 (26.62%) Finance
2 24 (9.13%) Banking
3 20 (7.60%) Marketing
4 16 (6.08%) Retail
5 11 (4.18%) Legal
6 8 (3.04%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.28%) Advertising
7 6 (2.28%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.28%) Law
8 5 (1.90%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.14%) Billing
9 3 (1.14%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (1.14%) Publishing
10 2 (0.76%) Local Government
10 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.76%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.38%) Back Office
11 1 (0.38%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.14%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.38%) CSS
2 1 (0.38%) HTML
2 1 (0.38%) HTML5
2 1 (0.38%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.60%) Data Centre
3 16 (6.08%) Data Protection Act
4 10 (3.80%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.04%) Reference Data
6 6 (2.28%) NHS
7 4 (1.52%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.52%) PMI
8 3 (1.14%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.14%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.14%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.14%) Fintech
8 3 (1.14%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.14%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.76%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.38%) Linked Data
10 1 (0.38%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.38%) Social Network
10 1 (0.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.66%) Windows
2 3 (1.14%) Linux
3 1 (0.38%) OS/2
3 1 (0.38%) Unix
3 1 (0.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (25.86%) Migration
1 68 (25.86%) Project Management
2 55 (20.91%) Data Management
3 53 (20.15%) Data Migration
4 44 (16.73%) Business Intelligence
5 42 (15.97%) Data Protection
6 37 (14.07%) Data Governance
6 37 (14.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 32 (12.17%) Data Analysis
8 28 (10.65%) Analytics
9 23 (8.75%) Data Modelling
10 21 (7.98%) Data Strategy
11 19 (7.22%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (6.84%) PRINCE2
13 16 (6.08%) ETL
14 13 (4.94%) Master Data Management
15 12 (4.56%) Data Architecture
16 11 (4.18%) Programme Management
16 11 (4.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 11 (4.18%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 45 (17.11%) SQL
2 11 (4.18%) VBA
3 5 (1.90%) Python
4 4 (1.52%) Java
4 4 (1.52%) R
5 3 (1.14%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.76%) C
7 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (8.75%) Degree
2 13 (4.94%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.42%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.28%) PMI Certification
4 6 (2.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.90%) PMP
6 3 (1.14%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (1.14%) ISEB
7 2 (0.76%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.76%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.38%) APMG
8 1 (0.38%) APMP
8 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.38%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.38%) MAPM
8 1 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (15.59%) Data Quality
2 25 (9.51%) GDPR
3 7 (2.66%) QA
4 4 (1.52%) SLA
5 3 (1.14%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.76%) Actionable Recommendations
6 2 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.76%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.76%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.76%) PMO
7 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.38%) P3O
7 1 (0.38%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (1.14%) HDFS
2 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.76%) Oozie
2 1 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (0.38%) SCCM
2 1 (0.38%) SCDPM
2 1 (0.38%) SCOM
2 1 (0.38%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 29 (11.03%) SAP
2 19 (7.22%) Oracle
3 15 (5.70%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.66%) Cognos
5 5 (1.90%) Tableau
6 4 (1.52%) Informatica
6 4 (1.52%) TOWER Software
7 3 (1.14%) Hortonworks
7 3 (1.14%) Netezza
7 3 (1.14%) Teradata
8 2 (0.76%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.76%) IBM
8 2 (0.76%) Remedy
8 2 (0.76%) Reuters
8 2 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.76%) Siebel
8 2 (0.76%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.38%) Cisco
9 1 (0.38%) Mapinfo
9 1 (0.38%) Trillium
London
Coded People
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
JM
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago