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 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Consultant
Rank 124 126 129
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 16 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.50% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.15% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
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£450 £331 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.84% -8.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £316 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £346 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £405
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 - -
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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
2938 2625 2946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.07% 91.94% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1714 1296 1481
Average daily rate £363 £333 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.02% -1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 206 190
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £37.60 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014. 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
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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 - 4 £475 - 1
Merseyside -5 2 £350 -
Cheshire - - - -
Data Consultant
England

Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 11 (40.74%) ETL
2 9 (33.33%) SAP
3 8 (29.63%) Migration
3 8 (29.63%) Data Migration
4 7 (25.93%) SQL
4 7 (25.93%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (22.22%) Business Objects
5 6 (22.22%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (18.52%) BODI
6 5 (18.52%) MS Access
6 5 (18.52%) Oracle
6 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
6 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
7 4 (14.81%) Finance
7 4 (14.81%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (11.11%) Data Extraction
8 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
8 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) Big Data
8 3 (11.11%) IBM InfoSphere
8 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
8 3 (11.11%) Informatica
8 3 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (11.11%) IBM
8 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
9 2 (7.41%) Web Services
9 2 (7.41%) VBA

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.70%) SAP PM
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (22.22%) SAP Data Services
3 5 (18.52%) BODI
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
3 5 (18.52%) MS Access
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (11.11%) Big Data
4 3 (11.11%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.70%) Apache Hive
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.70%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Toad
2 1 (3.70%) ERwin
2 1 (3.70%) LSMW
2 1 (3.70%) Rational Rose
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Data Extraction
2 2 (7.41%) Open Source
2 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) ETL
2 8 (29.63%) Migration
2 8 (29.63%) Data Migration
3 4 (14.81%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Data Governance
5 2 (7.41%) Analytics
5 2 (7.41%) Data Mapping
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.41%) ERP
5 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
5 2 (7.41%) Data Security
6 1 (3.70%) Validation
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) E-business
6 1 (3.70%) MapReduce
6 1 (3.70%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
3 2 (7.41%) VBA
4 1 (3.70%) R
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.70%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) MCP
2 1 (3.70%) MCSD
2 1 (3.70%) MCDBA
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) SAP
2 6 (22.22%) Business Objects
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.11%) Informatica
4 3 (11.11%) IBM
5 2 (7.41%) Sage
6 1 (3.70%) Ab Initio
6 1 (3.70%) Splunk
6 1 (3.70%) Datanomic
6 1 (3.70%) Trillium