The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Consultant
Rank 68 54 62
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.13% 0.45% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.50% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £813
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -47.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £450 £358
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +25.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £33.25 -
% change year-on-year
-48.21% -
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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 Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
664 599 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 89.49% 90.21% 95.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 301 322
Average daily rate £381 £358 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.43% -10.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 46 35
Average hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.95% +31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Data Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Data Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Data Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Data Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (40.00%) Veeam
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) OpenView
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon Glacier
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Aruba
3 1 (20.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (20.00%) Lync

Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Lync
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon Glacier
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
1 1 (20.00%) IPsec
1 1 (20.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) OLAP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) MDX
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) R
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (40.00%) OpenView
2 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (20.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Veeam
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) Aruba
3 1 (20.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) ArcSight
3 1 (20.00%) Brocade
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Sun