The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham 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 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Consultant
Rank 59 53 45
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 2 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.27% 0.32% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.34% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£331 £376 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.96% -24.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £483 £396
% change year-on-year
-22.27% +21.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 - -
Data Consultant
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
678 588 580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.50% 93.04% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 365 294
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £477 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 28
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.87 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.19% -20.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £12.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £34.00 £34.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Data Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Data Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Data Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Data Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Data Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Data Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Data Consultant
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 4 (66.67%) ETL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (50.00%) Big Data
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
4 1 (16.67%) Base SAS
4 1 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) SAS
4 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (16.67%) NHS
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) NoSQL

Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (16.67%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (50.00%) Big Data
1 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) Base SAS
3 1 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
1 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 4 (66.67%) ETL
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL