The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Consultant
Rank - 64 58
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 0 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.60% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.64% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 3
Average daily rate
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- £400 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
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 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
1153 1089 983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.59% 92.60% 93.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 662 494 452
Average daily rate £380 £360 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £243 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 32 29
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 £17.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -3.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.44 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £33.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Data Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

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
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (100.00%) GIS
2 4 (80.00%) Photography
2 4 (80.00%) Semantic Web
3 3 (60.00%) Data Management
3 3 (60.00%) Information Management
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping

Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) GIS
2 4 (80.00%) Photography
2 4 (80.00%) Semantic Web
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Management
1 3 (60.00%) Information Management
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping