The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for Data Quality skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 28 March 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 Quality
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 57 54
Rank change year-on-year +8 -3  
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 13 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.02% 0.61% 1.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.50% 4.21% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 9
Median daily rate £430 £450 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.44% -12.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £415 £436
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £450 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.50 £15.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -30.00% -40.00%  

Data Quality is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 113 95 116
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 17.60% 14.53% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 70 78
Median daily rate £400 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -30.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £243 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £563 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +193.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.25% +37.93%  

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire citing Data Quality as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in Wiltshire

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Quality in Wiltshire

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in Wiltshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Quality in Wiltshire

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality in Wiltshire

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Swindon +8 10 £430 -4.44%
Data Quality
South West

Data Quality
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 7 (33.33%) Validation
4 6 (28.57%) SAS
4 6 (28.57%) Base SAS
4 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (23.81%) Banking
5 5 (23.81%) Data Integration
5 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
5 5 (23.81%) Data Validation
5 5 (23.81%) Migration
5 5 (23.81%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 4 (19.05%) Mobile App
6 4 (19.05%) Smart Meter
6 4 (19.05%) SolarWinds
6 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
6 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
6 4 (19.05%) SAP
6 4 (19.05%) Unix
6 4 (19.05%) Solaris
6 4 (19.05%) Linux
7 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 3 (14.29%) CRM
7 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (14.29%) Workflow
7 3 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) Freedom of Information

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 6 (28.57%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Project
3 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) Base SAS
2 5 (23.81%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 3 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.76%) Power BI
4 1 (4.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) SAS Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Data Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Data Governance Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Data Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Data Quality Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Governance Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Report Developer
5 2 (9.52%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) SAP Data Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
1 4 (19.05%) Mobile App
1 4 (19.05%) Smart Meter
2 3 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 3 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
1 4 (19.05%) Solaris
1 4 (19.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Validation
2 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (23.81%) Data Integration
3 5 (23.81%) Data Validation
3 5 (23.81%) Migration
4 3 (14.29%) CRM
4 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 3 (14.29%) Workflow
5 2 (9.52%) Data Governance
5 2 (9.52%) Data Management
5 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Quality Management
5 2 (9.52%) Scorecard
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (4.76%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) Project Governance
6 1 (4.76%) Software Asset Management
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) VBA
3 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
1 4 (19.05%) SAP
1 4 (19.05%) SolarWinds
2 2 (9.52%) Informatica
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow