The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Data Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Consultant
Rank 81 87 74
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 5 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.43% 0.30% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.31% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £500 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +25.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - £34.50
Data Consultant
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1123 1597 1125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.64% 95.00% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 857 615
Median daily rate £398 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £14.51 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £30.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Data Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Data Consultant in the job title.

Data Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Data Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Data Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Data Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, Data Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Data Consultant in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (75.00%) LAN
3 6 (75.00%) WAN
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 6 (75.00%) CCIE
3 6 (75.00%) CCNP
3 6 (75.00%) CCNA
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (75.00%) Network Design
4 5 (62.50%) High Availability
4 5 (62.50%) DMVPN
4 5 (62.50%) HSRP
4 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
4 5 (62.50%) MPLS
4 5 (62.50%) OSPF
4 5 (62.50%) BGP
4 5 (62.50%) EIGRP
4 5 (62.50%) X.25
4 5 (62.50%) PPP
4 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
4 5 (62.50%) ATM
4 5 (62.50%) ISDN
4 5 (62.50%) Firewall
4 5 (62.50%) Wireless
4 5 (62.50%) VLAN
4 5 (62.50%) Fortinet
4 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco IOS

Data Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) LAN
1 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) ATM
2 5 (62.50%) BGP
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (62.50%) DMVPN
2 5 (62.50%) EIGRP
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) HSRP
2 5 (62.50%) ISDN
2 5 (62.50%) MPLS
2 5 (62.50%) OSPF
2 5 (62.50%) PPP
2 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (62.50%) VLAN
2 5 (62.50%) Wireless
2 5 (62.50%) X.25
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (75.00%) Network Design
3 5 (62.50%) High Availability
3 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Data Mapping
5 1 (12.50%) Product Management
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CCIE
1 6 (75.00%) CCNA
1 6 (75.00%) CCNP
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
2 5 (62.50%) Fortinet
3 1 (12.50%) Teradata