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 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 198 220 205
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 7 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 1
Average daily rate
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£550 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +50.00%
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 - -
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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
5607 6585 6484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.99% 92.54% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4234 4807 4742
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 127 155
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.88 £40.00 £44.00
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 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 October 2014.

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 October 2014, 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 9 (50.00%) Big Data
2 8 (44.44%) Hadoop
3 7 (38.89%) Finance
4 5 (27.78%) Apache Hive
5 4 (22.22%) Degree
5 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (22.22%) Python
5 4 (22.22%) Analytics
5 4 (22.22%) Apache Pig
5 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (22.22%) Apache Spark
6 3 (16.67%) Algorithms
6 3 (16.67%) Data Analytics
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle
6 3 (16.67%) Java
6 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 3 (16.67%) SAP
6 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 3 (16.67%) Banking
6 3 (16.67%) MapReduce
6 3 (16.67%) Data Integration
7 2 (11.11%) Data Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) Time Management
7 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
7 2 (11.11%) R
7 2 (11.11%) Workflow
7 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.11%) Data Management
7 2 (11.11%) Information Management
7 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 4 (22.22%) Apache Pig
1 4 (22.22%) Apache Spark
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (5.56%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) Big Data
2 8 (44.44%) Hadoop
3 5 (27.78%) Apache Hive
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.11%) Sqoop
5 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) LSMW
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) JSP
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
1 2 (11.11%) XML
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) Cascading
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 3 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) UNIX
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) AIX
1 2 (11.11%) HPUX
1 2 (11.11%) Solaris
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Analytics
2 3 (16.67%) Data Analytics
2 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 3 (16.67%) MapReduce
3 2 (11.11%) Data Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) Time Management
3 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Workflow
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Data Management
3 2 (11.11%) Information Management
3 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Volume Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) ETL
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Data Governance
3 2 (11.11%) Machine Learning
3 2 (11.11%) Inmon Methodology
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Python
2 3 (16.67%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) R
4 1 (5.56%) ABAP
4 1 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) HDFS
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
1 3 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Business Objects
2 1 (5.56%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) Symantec
2 1 (5.56%) Teradata