The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 3 months to 26 April 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 102 109
Rank change year-on-year +30 +7  
Contract jobs citing Data Management 43 37 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.00% 1.29% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 1.57% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 25 16
Median daily rate £419 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.06% -8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.94% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £58.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £15.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year +78.57% -56.00%  

Data Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1716 2350 2061
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 79.81% 82.05% 76.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1077 1309 1216
Median daily rate £413 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +5.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 51 113
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -32.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.81 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £42.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year +2.77% +17.07%  

Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Data Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Management in the West Midlands

Data Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Management in the West Midlands

Data Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Management in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Management in the West Midlands

Data Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Management in the West Midlands

Data Management
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 April 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
Birmingham +18 18 £463 +32.14% 5
Warwickshire +9 9 £500 -11.11% 1
West Bromwich - 6 £333 -
Coventry +9 5 £410 -10.13%
Shropshire +33 1 £400 -20.15% 1
Data Management
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Data Management.

1 31 (35.63%) Master Data Management
2 25 (28.74%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (28.74%) SQL
2 25 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (26.44%) Finance
4 22 (25.29%) Data Analysis
5 21 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (22.99%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (21.84%) Microsoft
8 18 (20.69%) Data Modelling
9 17 (19.54%) Data Quality
10 16 (18.39%) SDLC
10 16 (18.39%) Migration
11 15 (17.24%) Microsoft Excel
11 15 (17.24%) SQL Server
12 14 (16.09%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (16.09%) Management Information System
13 12 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (13.79%) Service Management
14 11 (12.64%) CRM
14 11 (12.64%) T-SQL
14 11 (12.64%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (12.64%) Analytics
14 11 (12.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 11 (12.64%) Test Planning
14 11 (12.64%) Test Automation
14 11 (12.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (12.64%) Data Migration
15 10 (11.49%) Change Management

Data Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (5.75%) CMS
2 2 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.15%) SAS
3 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (17.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (8.05%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (2.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.15%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.15%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.15%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.15%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.15%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (1.15%) SAP MDM
2 1 (1.15%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.30%) IaaS
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) Network Security
2 1 (1.15%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.09%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (12.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (12.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (8.05%) Data Lake
6 5 (5.75%) EDRMS
7 3 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (3.45%) QlikView
8 2 (2.30%) Big Data
8 2 (2.30%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.30%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.15%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.15%) QualityStage
9 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.15%) SAP BW
9 1 (1.15%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 21 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (12.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (26.44%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Banking
3 2 (2.30%) Advertising
3 2 (2.30%) Billing
3 2 (2.30%) Marketing
4 1 (1.15%) Automotive
4 1 (1.15%) Local Government
4 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.15%) Publishing
4 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (35.63%) Analyst
2 15 (17.24%) Business Analyst
3 10 (11.49%) Architect
4 9 (10.34%) Consultant
5 7 (8.05%) Head of Applications
6 6 (6.90%) Applications Support
6 6 (6.90%) Data Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Data Architect
6 6 (6.90%) Head of Application Development
6 6 (6.90%) Head of Development
7 5 (5.75%) Business Systems Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Data Business Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Data Manager
7 5 (5.75%) Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Head of Support
7 5 (5.75%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Data Governance Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Data Migration Lead
8 4 (4.60%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.90%) .NET
2 1 (1.15%) CSS
2 1 (1.15%) Middleware
2 1 (1.15%) XML
2 1 (1.15%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.99%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (16.09%) Management Information System
3 8 (9.20%) User Experience
4 7 (8.05%) NHS
5 6 (6.90%) Data Structures
6 4 (4.60%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.15%) e-Learning
8 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.15%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (35.63%) Master Data Management
2 25 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (28.74%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (25.29%) Data Analysis
4 18 (20.69%) Data Modelling
5 16 (18.39%) Migration
5 16 (18.39%) SDLC
6 12 (13.79%) Service Management
7 11 (12.64%) Analytics
7 11 (12.64%) CRM
7 11 (12.64%) Data Migration
7 11 (12.64%) Test Automation
7 11 (12.64%) Test Planning
8 10 (11.49%) Change Management
8 10 (11.49%) Project Management
8 10 (11.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (10.34%) Data Governance
9 9 (10.34%) Defect Management
10 8 (9.20%) Open Source
10 8 (9.20%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.74%) SQL
2 11 (12.64%) T-SQL
3 6 (6.90%) Java
4 5 (5.75%) Python
4 5 (5.75%) Ruby
4 5 (5.75%) Scala
5 3 (3.45%) C
6 2 (2.30%) VBA
7 1 (1.15%) C#
7 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.75%) Degree
3 3 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (3.45%) Postgraduate
3 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.54%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.60%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.30%) QA
4 1 (1.15%) GDPR
Vendors
1 19 (21.84%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.05%) SAP
3 4 (4.60%) Trillium
4 2 (2.30%) Tableau
5 1 (1.15%) Cognos
5 1 (1.15%) DataFlux
5 1 (1.15%) Datanomic
5 1 (1.15%) IBM
5 1 (1.15%) Informatica
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle
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