The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Consultant
Rank 117 124 123
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 12 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.48% 0.39% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.42% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 4
Average daily rate £419 £430 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.61% -9.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £321 £426
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £531 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.22 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.22 £11.50
% change year-on-year
- +49.73%
Data Consultant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2331 2614 2516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.39% 92.63% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1229 1364 1281
Average daily rate £400 £388 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 87 100
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Data Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Consultant in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Data Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Data Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Consultant across the Berkshire region.

Data Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Data Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Consultant across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Data Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Data Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Consultant across the Berkshire region.

Data Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Data Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -13 7 £425 +8.62% 1
Data Consultant
South East

Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Data Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Data Consultant in their job title.

1 7 (28.00%) Migration
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
1 7 (28.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (24.00%) Analytics
2 6 (24.00%) Big Data
2 6 (24.00%) Data Migration
2 6 (24.00%) SAP
3 5 (20.00%) Apache Spark
3 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle
4 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.00%) Data Management
4 4 (16.00%) Degree
5 3 (12.00%) Cloudera
5 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (12.00%) Linux
5 3 (12.00%) Master Data Management
5 3 (12.00%) Impala
5 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (8.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.00%) HDInsight
6 2 (8.00%) Public Cloud
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.00%) Service Design
6 2 (8.00%) ETL
6 2 (8.00%) HP
6 2 (8.00%) Legal
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (8.00%) Telecoms

Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Data Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Data Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (8.00%) SAP MDM
2 1 (4.00%) SAP CRM
2 1 (4.00%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) FTP
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
1 1 (4.00%) SMTP
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (24.00%) Big Data
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (12.00%) Impala
4 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (8.00%) HDInsight
6 1 (4.00%) Apache Hive
6 1 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (4.00%) DataStage
6 1 (4.00%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (4.00%) IDOL
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (4.00%) Power BI
6 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) PowerDesigner
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.00%) Legal
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Automotive
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
1 1 (4.00%) SAP XI
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
1 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Blog
3 1 (4.00%) Data Conversion
3 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Migration
2 6 (24.00%) Analytics
2 6 (24.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (16.00%) Data Management
4 3 (12.00%) Master Data Management
5 2 (8.00%) Data Analytics
5 2 (8.00%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (8.00%) Data Governance
5 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (8.00%) ETL
5 2 (8.00%) Information Security
5 2 (8.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.00%) Service Design
5 2 (8.00%) Use Case
5 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Data Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (4.00%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) ABAP
2 1 (4.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) R
2 1 (4.00%) VB
2 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) SAP Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) SAP
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) Cloudera
4 2 (8.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Adobe
5 1 (4.00%) Callidus
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) JD Edwards
5 1 (4.00%) NetApp
5 1 (4.00%) Siebel
5 1 (4.00%) Sybase
5 1 (4.00%) Symantec
5 1 (4.00%) Vertica