The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 150 186 204
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 4 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 7
Average daily rate £425 £478 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.99% +19.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £388 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £570 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.22 £11.50
% change year-on-year
- +49.73%
Data Consultant
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3314 5255 5909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.90% 95.58% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2683 3991 4312
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £276 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 81 84
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £30.00 £33.24
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 the City of London

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

Data Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Data Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Data Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Data Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

Data Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Data Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Data Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 5 (50.00%) Analytics
2 4 (40.00%) Data Analytics
3 3 (30.00%) D3.js
3 3 (30.00%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (30.00%) Tableau
3 3 (30.00%) Visualisation
3 3 (30.00%) Open Source
3 3 (30.00%) Power BI
3 3 (30.00%) SAP
3 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Data Management
4 2 (20.00%) SAS
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Product Management
4 2 (20.00%) Data Governance
5 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
5 1 (10.00%) Big Data
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (10.00%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (10.00%) Master Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Transformation
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) Visual Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) User Experience
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) SAP MDM
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server

Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 2 (20.00%) SAS
2 1 (10.00%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) CPLEX
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP MDM
1 1 (10.00%) SAP MM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Power BI
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) LSMW
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (10.00%) Statistics
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Analytics
2 4 (40.00%) Data Analytics
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (30.00%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (30.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) Data Governance
4 2 (20.00%) Data Management
4 2 (20.00%) Product Management
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Data Transformation
5 1 (10.00%) Logistics
5 1 (10.00%) Master Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) Predictive Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (10.00%) Visual Analytics
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) SAP
1 3 (30.00%) Tableau
2 1 (10.00%) CA
2 1 (10.00%) ILOG
2 1 (10.00%) Informatica
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft