The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Data Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Consultant
England / North West
Rank 130 139 138
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 4 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.28% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 5
Median daily rate £385 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £395 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £630 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 - £17.22

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
2490 3533 3137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.86% 94.92% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1551 2113 1720
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 189 202
Median hourly rate £17.50 £27.05 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.30% +42.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Data Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Data Consultant in the job title.

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 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +23 2 £320 -17.41%
Manchester +9 1 £450 -25.00% 2
Lancashire - 1 £385 -
Data Consultant
England

Data Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Data Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Data Consultant in the job title.

1 10 (66.67%) SAP
2 8 (53.33%) Data Quality
3 7 (46.67%) ETL
3 7 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (46.67%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) Data Management
5 3 (20.00%) IBM
5 3 (20.00%) DB2
5 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) Data Governance
5 3 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere
5 3 (20.00%) Data Architecture
5 3 (20.00%) Informatica
5 3 (20.00%) Billing
5 3 (20.00%) Data Structures
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) Apache Spark
6 2 (13.33%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (13.33%) Marketing
6 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
6 2 (13.33%) F#
6 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
6 2 (13.33%) Open Source
6 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
6 2 (13.33%) Big Data
6 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
6 2 (13.33%) Electronics

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) DB2
1 3 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (13.33%) Big Data
2 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) DTS
3 1 (6.67%) QlikView
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) Spotfire
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Billing
3 2 (13.33%) Electronics
3 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (13.33%) Marketing
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Structures
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) ETL
2 5 (33.33%) Data Management
3 3 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 3 (20.00%) Data Governance
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (13.33%) Open Source
4 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Data Conversion
5 1 (6.67%) Data Extraction
5 1 (6.67%) Data Mapping
5 1 (6.67%) Master Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (6.67%) Record to Report
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C
1 2 (13.33%) C#
1 2 (13.33%) F#
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) SAP
2 3 (20.00%) IBM
2 3 (20.00%) Informatica
3 1 (6.67%) DataFlux
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Tableau