The first table below looks at the demand for the Data Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Consultant
Rank 114 115 104
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 9 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.34% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.21% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
Average daily rate
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£338 £413 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -28.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £225 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £513 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 - £13.05
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2398 2350 2438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 91.01% 93.74% 93.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1279 1121 1118
Average daily rate £360 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 71 103
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -18.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £24.00 £33.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
Data Consultant
UK

Data Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Data Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Data Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Data Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 10 July 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
Aberdeen +2 1 - -
Data Consultant
UK

Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (52.94%) Data Management
2 8 (47.06%) GIS
3 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 5 (29.41%) Photography
4 4 (23.53%) Semantic Web
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) ESRI
5 3 (17.65%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) Toad
5 3 (17.65%) UML
5 3 (17.65%) Open Source
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle Spatial
5 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
5 3 (17.65%) Information Management
6 2 (11.76%) Investment Management
6 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
6 2 (11.76%) Data Mapping
6 2 (11.76%) Markit EDM
6 2 (11.76%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (11.76%) Master Data Management
6 2 (11.76%) IBM
6 2 (11.76%) Migration
6 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
6 2 (11.76%) Front Office
6 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
7 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.88%) Firewall
7 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
7 1 (5.88%) VMware

Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (17.65%) Oracle Spatial
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) VPN
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) dBASE
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Toad
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Front Office
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) GIS
2 5 (29.41%) Photography
3 4 (23.53%) Semantic Web
4 3 (17.65%) Open Source
5 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Data Management
2 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (17.65%) UML
3 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
3 3 (17.65%) Information Management
4 2 (11.76%) Investment Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Data Mapping
4 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Master Data Management
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) ERP
5 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.88%) Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) ESRI
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Trillium
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