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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Consultant
Rank 120 130 139
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 18 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.58% 0.17% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.18% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 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 £417 £316 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £346 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 - -
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
2850 2712 3145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.46% 91.81% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1629 1345 1576
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £219 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 204 215
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 - 3
Merseyside -3 2 £375 +7.14%
Cheshire +2 1 £550 +76.00%
Data Consultant
England

Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 10 (37.04%) Migration
2 10 (37.04%) Data Migration
3 9 (33.33%) SQL
3 9 (33.33%) SAP
4 7 (25.93%) MS Access
4 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
4 7 (25.93%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
5 6 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (22.22%) Business Objects
5 6 (22.22%) SAP Data Services
5 6 (22.22%) Data Cleansing
6 5 (18.52%) BODI
6 5 (18.52%) Oracle
6 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
7 4 (14.81%) VBA
7 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
7 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
7 4 (14.81%) Finance
7 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
8 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
8 3 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
8 3 (11.11%) IBM InfoSphere
8 3 (11.11%) Data Extraction
8 3 (11.11%) Informatica
8 3 (11.11%) IBM
8 3 (11.11%) Validation
8 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

Applications
1 5 (18.52%) 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 EBS
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.70%) SAP PM
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) MS Access
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
1 7 (25.93%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (22.22%) SAP Data Services
3 5 (18.52%) BODI
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 3 (11.11%) IBM InfoSphere
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (7.41%) Big Data
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (3.70%) PowerCenter
7 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Toad
2 1 (3.70%) LSMW
2 1 (3.70%) ERwin
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%) NHS
2 2 (7.41%) Open Source
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 10 (37.04%) Migration
2 10 (37.04%) Data Migration
3 6 (22.22%) Data Cleansing
4 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
5 3 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (11.11%) Validation
6 2 (7.41%) ERP
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (7.41%) Data Security
6 2 (7.41%) Data Mapping
6 2 (7.41%) Data Governance
6 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.70%) Coaching
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.70%) Data Analytics
7 1 (3.70%) Analytics
7 1 (3.70%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) VBA
2 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
3 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.70%) ABAP
4 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) MCITP
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) MCP
2 1 (3.70%) MCSD
2 1 (3.70%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) SAP
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 6 (22.22%) Business Objects
4 5 (18.52%) Oracle
5 3 (11.11%) Informatica
5 3 (11.11%) IBM
6 2 (7.41%) Sage
7 1 (3.70%) Datanomic
7 1 (3.70%) Ab Initio
7 1 (3.70%) Trillium