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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Consultant
Rank 55 61 62
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.28% 0.62% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.65% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Average daily rate £438 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.22 -
Data Consultant
East of England

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
686 617 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.81% 95.51% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 313 351
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 40 45
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.93 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% -28.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.85 £9.25 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.91 £33.90 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 April 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) WFM
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (25.00%) XenServer
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) SCOrch
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) ERwin
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle

Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) ERwin
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Management
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle