Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Manager was £439 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 24 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 188 163
Rank change year-on-year +30 -25 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Data Manager 25 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.51% 0.24% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.26% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 12
West Midlands median daily rate £439 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.36% -9.68% -6.06%
10th Percentile £310 £291 £250
90th Percentile £538 £635 £546
England median daily rate £450 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £26.75 £26.90 £35.00
% change year-on-year -0.54% -23.16% -9.68%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4603 5857 4727
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.58% 95.00% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2911 3519 2703
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £210 £235 £213
90th Percentile £543 £544 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 238 273
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.38 £15.21 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.22% -10.51% +5.20%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £39.50 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Data Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Manager in the West Midlands

Data Manager
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 Manager in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Manager in the West Midlands

Data Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Manager in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Manager in the West Midlands

Data Manager
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 Manager in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Manager in the West Midlands

Data Manager
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 Manager within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 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
Birmingham +11 11 £469 +10.29% 1
Coventry +14 2 £475 +56.38%
Warwickshire -1 2 £413 +17.86%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 - -
Walsall - 1 £330 -
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £315 -
Data Manager
England

Data Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Data Manager in the job title.

1 11 (44.00%) Migration
2 10 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 9 (36.00%) Data Protection
4 8 (32.00%) Finance
5 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (24.00%) Freedom of Information
6 6 (24.00%) GDPR
7 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (20.00%) Data Management
7 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (20.00%) Project Management
8 4 (16.00%) ETL
8 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
8 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (16.00%) Legal
8 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
8 4 (16.00%) Supplier Management
9 3 (12.00%) Document Management
9 3 (12.00%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (12.00%) Information Governance
9 3 (12.00%) Master Data Management
9 3 (12.00%) Data Governance
9 3 (12.00%) Power BI
10 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
10 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
10 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (8.00%) Data Cleansing
10 2 (8.00%) Data Extraction
10 2 (8.00%) Data Integration

Data Manager Skill Set
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 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) AdWords
2 1 (4.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (12.00%) Power BI
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.00%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Legal
3 2 (8.00%) Billing
4 1 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Freedom of Information
2 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.00%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (8.00%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Migration
2 10 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 9 (36.00%) Data Protection
4 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (20.00%) Data Management
5 5 (20.00%) Project Management
6 4 (16.00%) ETL
6 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (16.00%) Supplier Management
7 3 (12.00%) Data Governance
7 3 (12.00%) Document Management
7 3 (12.00%) Information Governance
7 3 (12.00%) Master Data Management
8 2 (8.00%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (8.00%) Data Extraction
8 2 (8.00%) Data Integration
8 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
1 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Cognos
2 2 (8.00%) Epicor
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) Facebook
3 1 (4.00%) Google