The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Consultant
Rank 151 152 131
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 18 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.20% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.21% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 4
Average daily rate £438 £519 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.66% +82.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £413 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £651 £318
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 £11.50
% change year-on-year
- +49.73%
Data Consultant
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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3794 3750 2930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.28% 94.32% 94.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2286 1995 1547
Average daily rate £400 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 225 203
Average hourly rate £18.80 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.93% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.29 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £49.50 £40.57
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 the North West

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

Data Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Data Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Data Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Data Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Consultant across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Data Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Data Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Consultant across the North West region.

Data Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Data Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +5 13 £513 +36.66% 1
Cheshire -4 2 £425 -
Merseyside - 2 £488 -
Data Consultant
England

Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 12 (41.38%) Migration
2 11 (37.93%) Data Migration
3 10 (34.48%) Data Management
3 10 (34.48%) Oracle
4 9 (31.03%) SQL
5 8 (27.59%) ETL
6 7 (24.14%) Master Data Management
7 6 (20.69%) SAP
8 5 (17.24%) Data Governance
9 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
9 4 (13.79%) Talend
9 4 (13.79%) Talend Open Studio
9 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (13.79%) Informatica
10 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (10.34%) Unix
10 3 (10.34%) Linux
10 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
10 3 (10.34%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (10.34%) E-business
10 3 (10.34%) Data Integration
10 3 (10.34%) Data Transformation
10 3 (10.34%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (10.34%) Big Data
10 3 (10.34%) Data Quality
11 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (6.90%) SAP Data Services
11 2 (6.90%) Data Reconciliation
11 2 (6.90%) Reference Data

Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (10.34%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.45%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.34%) Big Data
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.90%) DataStage
3 2 (6.90%) PowerCenter
3 2 (6.90%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (6.90%) Siebel EIM
4 1 (3.45%) BODI
4 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.45%) Power BI
4 1 (3.45%) SAP HANA
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) OAuth
2 1 (3.45%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Data Integration
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.45%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
1 3 (10.34%) Unix
2 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Migration
2 11 (37.93%) Data Migration
3 10 (34.48%) Data Management
4 8 (27.59%) ETL
5 7 (24.14%) Master Data Management
6 5 (17.24%) Data Governance
7 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.34%) Data Transformation
7 3 (10.34%) E-business
7 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.90%) Change Management
8 2 (6.90%) Data Architecture
8 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
8 2 (6.90%) Data Reconciliation
8 2 (6.90%) EAI
8 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.90%) Load Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Project Management
8 2 (6.90%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle
2 6 (20.69%) SAP
3 4 (13.79%) Informatica
3 4 (13.79%) Talend
4 2 (6.90%) Ab Initio
4 2 (6.90%) IBM
4 2 (6.90%) Siebel
5 1 (3.45%) Sun