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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Consultant
Rank 190 192 218
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 8 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 7
Average daily rate
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£601 £500 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.10% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £550 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.50 -
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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
5002 5361 6717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.08% 92.21% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3918 3876 4904
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 91 148
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £12.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £35.00 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, 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 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Big Data
3 6 (30.00%) Hadoop
3 6 (30.00%) Apache Spark
4 5 (25.00%) Analytics
4 5 (25.00%) Scala
4 5 (25.00%) Banking
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) Oracle
5 4 (20.00%) SAP
5 4 (20.00%) Migration
5 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (15.00%) DataPower
6 3 (15.00%) Apache Hive
6 3 (15.00%) Kafka
6 3 (15.00%) Data Analytics
6 3 (15.00%) Middleware
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (10.00%) Java
7 2 (10.00%) Perl
7 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (10.00%) Python
7 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (10.00%) CRM
7 2 (10.00%) Cognos
7 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (10.00%) SAS
7 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (10.00%) Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 6 (30.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (10.00%) SAS
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Pig
3 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.00%) IPython
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Agresso
1 1 (5.00%) SAP HR
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Payroll
1 1 (5.00%) HFM
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (5.00%) Cognos Controller
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) Big Data
2 6 (30.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (15.00%) Apache Hive
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (10.00%) HBase
5 1 (5.00%) Spotfire
5 1 (5.00%) QlikView
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
5 1 (5.00%) SQLPlus
5 1 (5.00%) SAP BI
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (5.00%) RStudio
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Advertising
4 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.00%) Electronics
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Law
4 1 (5.00%) Legal
4 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Kafka
1 3 (15.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) RESTful
2 1 (5.00%) RHadoop
2 1 (5.00%) MLlib
2 1 (5.00%) Spark Streaming
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Tika
2 1 (5.00%) J2EE
2 1 (5.00%) JDBC
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) DataPower
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) DTV
3 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Analytics
2 4 (20.00%) Migration
2 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) Big Data Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (10.00%) MapReduce
4 2 (10.00%) CRM
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) TDD
5 1 (5.00%) Data Management
5 1 (5.00%) Information Management
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Workflow Management
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) ERP
5 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
1 5 (25.00%) Scala
2 2 (10.00%) R
2 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) Perl
2 2 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) Jython
3 1 (5.00%) VB
3 1 (5.00%) VBA
3 1 (5.00%) Spark SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) GAAP
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) NFS
1 1 (5.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (5.00%) HDFS
1 1 (5.00%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Control-M
1 1 (5.00%) logstash
1 1 (5.00%) Kibana
1 1 (5.00%) Chukwa
1 1 (5.00%) Mesos
1 1 (5.00%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) SAP
3 2 (10.00%) Cognos
3 2 (10.00%) Tableau
4 1 (5.00%) Talend
4 1 (5.00%) Hortonworks
4 1 (5.00%) Cloudera
4 1 (5.00%) Alteryx
4 1 (5.00%) MapR
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Sun
4 1 (5.00%) Hyperion
4 1 (5.00%) Informatica
4 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.00%) Netezza