The median contractor rate for a Data Manager was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 469 489 447
Rank change year-on-year +20 -42  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Manager 136 159 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.30% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.31% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 101 99
Median daily rate £488 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.40% -2.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £375 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £442 £450
% change year-on-year +7.40% -1.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £20.17 £23.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.29% -36.98%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £23.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year -47.82% -36.98%  

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 42875 51263 50687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.24% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27839 33245 30600
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1489 1590 2025
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +24 120 £484 +1.84% 24
London +39 70 £500 -2.43% 11
South East +14 26 £481 +8.81% 5
City of London +4 15 £525 +1.20% 2
West Midlands +20 10 £436 +9.06%
Scotland +22 6 £475 +18.75%
Berkshire +25 5 £488 +8.33% 2
Birmingham +4 5 £450 +12.50%
South Wales - 5 £550 - 2
Cardiff - 5 £550 - 2
Wales - 5 £550 - 2
South West -9 4 £425 -10.52%
Warwickshire - 4 £480 -
Edinburgh +19 3 £475 +10.14%
North West +14 3 - - 4
Hampshire +9 3 £488 -11.36%
Surrey +2 3 £526 +10.78% 3
Bristol -1 3 £375 -21.05%
East Midlands -11 3 £450 +5.88%
West Sussex - 3 £501 -
Reading +14 2 £475 -
Kent +12 2 - -
Liverpool +5 2 - -
Merseyside +2 2 - -
Glasgow +2 2 - -
Northampton -1 2 - -
Northamptonshire -3 2 - -
Havant - 2 £488 -
Canterbury - 2 - -
West Yorkshire +13 1 £425 +13.33% 1

Data Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 109 (35.97%) Migration
2 89 (29.37%) Data Migration
3 81 (26.73%) Finance
4 69 (22.77%) Project Management
5 54 (17.82%) SAP
5 54 (17.82%) Business Intelligence
6 53 (17.49%) Data Warehouse
6 53 (17.49%) Data Management
7 47 (15.51%) SQL
8 44 (14.52%) ETL
9 40 (13.20%) Data Governance
10 39 (12.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 37 (12.21%) Data Quality
12 36 (11.88%) Analytics
13 35 (11.55%) Data Analysis
14 34 (11.22%) Oracle
14 34 (11.22%) Big Data
15 32 (10.56%) Data Protection
16 31 (10.23%) Data Modelling
16 31 (10.23%) Data Centre
17 29 (9.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 29 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
18 28 (9.24%) Degree
19 25 (8.25%) Data Cleansing
20 24 (7.92%) Banking
20 24 (7.92%) ERP
20 24 (7.92%) SQL Server
21 23 (7.59%) Hadoop
22 22 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
22 22 (7.26%) PRINCE2

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 12 (3.96%) SAS
2 5 (1.65%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.32%) Apache Pig
3 4 (1.32%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.66%) JBoss
5 1 (0.33%) CMS
5 1 (0.33%) Confluence
5 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.33%) GroupWise
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.64%) MS Office
3 6 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.98%) MS Project
4 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.97%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.65%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (1.32%) Maximo
3 4 (1.32%) SAP ERP
3 4 (1.32%) SAP HR
3 4 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.99%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.33%) BPCS
5 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.33%) Endur
5 1 (0.33%) Findur
5 1 (0.33%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.33%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.33%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.33%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.33%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.32%) BlueKai
2 3 (0.99%) SaaS
3 2 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.66%) Office 365
3 2 (0.66%) PaaS
4 1 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.99%) Ethernet
1 3 (0.99%) SMS
1 3 (0.99%) Unified Communications
1 3 (0.99%) VoIP
1 3 (0.99%) xDSL
2 2 (0.66%) Internet
2 2 (0.66%) PBX
3 1 (0.33%) HTTP
3 1 (0.33%) LAN
3 1 (0.33%) MPLS
3 1 (0.33%) NAS
3 1 (0.33%) SAN
3 1 (0.33%) WAN
3 1 (0.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (17.49%) Data Warehouse
2 34 (11.22%) Big Data
3 29 (9.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (7.92%) SQL Server
5 23 (7.59%) Hadoop
6 13 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (2.97%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (2.64%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 7 (2.31%) SAP Data Services
10 6 (1.98%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.65%) HBase
12 4 (1.32%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.32%) Data Lake
12 4 (1.32%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.32%) Power BI
12 4 (1.32%) PowerPivot
12 4 (1.32%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.99%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 7 (2.31%) LSMW
2 2 (0.66%) JIRA
3 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.33%) ERwin
3 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.33%) JUnit
3 1 (0.33%) Mockito
General
1 81 (26.73%) Finance
2 24 (7.92%) Banking
3 15 (4.95%) Retail
4 12 (3.96%) Marketing
4 12 (3.96%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.63%) Advertising
6 10 (3.30%) Investment Banking
7 9 (2.97%) Legal
8 8 (2.64%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.65%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.65%) Law
10 3 (0.99%) Back Office
10 3 (0.99%) Billing
10 3 (0.99%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.99%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.99%) Local Government
11 2 (0.66%) French Language
11 2 (0.66%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.33%) Electronics
12 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.32%) BAPI
1 4 (1.32%) Oracle Fusion
1 4 (1.32%) XML
2 2 (0.66%) .NET
2 2 (0.66%) Kafka
3 1 (0.33%) Akka
3 1 (0.33%) CSS
3 1 (0.33%) DHTML
3 1 (0.33%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.33%) HATEOAS
3 1 (0.33%) HTML
3 1 (0.33%) JAX-RS
3 1 (0.33%) MDX
3 1 (0.33%) OAuth2
3 1 (0.33%) OpenID
3 1 (0.33%) Play Framework
3 1 (0.33%) REST
3 1 (0.33%) RESTful
3 1 (0.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.23%) Data Centre
2 22 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.30%) Data Protection Act
3 10 (3.30%) NHS
4 8 (2.64%) Data Structures
5 6 (1.98%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.98%) PMI
6 5 (1.65%) Reference Data
7 4 (1.32%) User Experience
8 3 (0.99%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.99%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.99%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.66%) Life Science
9 2 (0.66%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.66%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.33%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.33%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.33%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.64%) Windows
2 5 (1.65%) Linux
3 1 (0.33%) OS/2
3 1 (0.33%) Solaris
3 1 (0.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (35.97%) Migration
2 89 (29.37%) Data Migration
3 69 (22.77%) Project Management
4 54 (17.82%) Business Intelligence
5 53 (17.49%) Data Management
6 44 (14.52%) ETL
7 40 (13.20%) Data Governance
8 39 (12.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 36 (11.88%) Analytics
10 35 (11.55%) Data Analysis
11 32 (10.56%) Data Protection
12 31 (10.23%) Data Modelling
13 29 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (8.25%) Data Cleansing
15 24 (7.92%) ERP
16 22 (7.26%) PRINCE2
17 18 (5.94%) Information Management
18 15 (4.95%) Programme Management
19 14 (4.62%) Data Security
19 14 (4.62%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 47 (15.51%) SQL
2 9 (2.97%) T-SQL
3 8 (2.64%) Python
3 8 (2.64%) VBA
4 7 (2.31%) Java
5 6 (1.98%) R
6 4 (1.32%) VB
7 2 (0.66%) C
7 2 (0.66%) VBScript
8 1 (0.33%) C#
8 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.33%) Scala
8 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (9.24%) Degree
2 14 (4.62%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.64%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.31%) PMI Certification
4 7 (2.31%) PMP
5 4 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.66%) APMP
6 2 (0.66%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.33%) APMG
7 1 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.33%) ISEB
7 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.33%) MAPM
7 1 (0.33%) MBA
7 1 (0.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (12.21%) Data Quality
2 11 (3.63%) GDPR
3 9 (2.97%) QA
4 7 (2.31%) SLA
5 5 (1.65%) PMO
6 3 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.66%) P3O
7 2 (0.66%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (0.99%) HDFS
2 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.33%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.33%) Docker
2 1 (0.33%) NDS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.66%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (0.66%) Oozie
2 1 (0.33%) Grafana
2 1 (0.33%) Kibana
2 1 (0.33%) logstash
2 1 (0.33%) rkt
Vendors
1 54 (17.82%) SAP
2 34 (11.22%) Oracle
3 17 (5.61%) Microsoft
4 12 (3.96%) Tableau
5 9 (2.97%) Cognos
6 7 (2.31%) IBM
7 6 (1.98%) Hortonworks
8 5 (1.65%) Informatica
9 4 (1.32%) Cloudera
9 4 (1.32%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (1.32%) TOWER Software
10 3 (0.99%) IFS
10 3 (0.99%) Netezza
10 3 (0.99%) VMware
11 2 (0.66%) Citrix
11 2 (0.66%) NetApp
11 2 (0.66%) Siebel
11 2 (0.66%) Teradata
11 2 (0.66%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.33%) CA
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