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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Consultant
Rank 128 114 113
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 4 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.26% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.28% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -3.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £388 £500
% change year-on-year
+22.58% -22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
-23.46% -
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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 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
2922 2481 2348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.91% 92.96% 91.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1669 1276 1219
Average daily rate £350 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 177 168
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
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 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 30 January 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 9 (50.00%) Migration
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) Data Migration
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (22.22%) ETL
4 4 (22.22%) MS Access
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (16.67%) Big Data
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 3 (16.67%) Finance
5 3 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (16.67%) Data Extraction
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle
5 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 3 (16.67%) VBA
6 2 (11.11%) C#
6 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 2 (11.11%) Web Services
6 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 2 (11.11%) Sage
6 2 (11.11%) NHS
6 2 (11.11%) Data Mapping
6 2 (11.11%) Toad
6 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.11%) Data Security
6 2 (11.11%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (5.56%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.56%) SAP PM
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (22.22%) MS Access
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (16.67%) Big Data
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (5.56%) PowerCenter
6 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Toad
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) ERwin
2 1 (5.56%) Rational Rose
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) General Ledger
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Extraction
2 2 (11.11%) NHS
2 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 2 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Migration
2 8 (44.44%) Data Migration
3 4 (22.22%) ETL
4 3 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.11%) Data Mapping
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) Data Security
5 2 (11.11%) Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) MapReduce
6 1 (5.56%) Data Governance
6 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) Coaching
6 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.56%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (5.56%) ERP
6 1 (5.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 3 (16.67%) VBA
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) R
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) MCITP
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) BC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.56%) MCP
1 1 (5.56%) MCSD
1 1 (5.56%) MCDBA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Sage
4 1 (5.56%) Splunk
4 1 (5.56%) Sun
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Informatica
4 1 (5.56%) SAP