The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Consultant
Rank - 24 35
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 1.16% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.26% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £525 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £485
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -7.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
418 159 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 91.87% 92.44% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 78 180
Average daily rate £378 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.27% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £143 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 26
Average hourly rate £31.00 £15.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -29.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.53 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £40.00 £31.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Data Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Data Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Data Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Data Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (75.00%) ETL
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Big Data
2 2 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Rational Rose
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (25.00%) Informatica
3 1 (25.00%) PowerCenter
3 1 (25.00%) ERwin
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) MS Access
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet

Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) MS Access
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (25.00%) PowerCenter
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Rational Rose
1 1 (25.00%) ERwin
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Informatica