The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Consultant
Rank 117 118 110
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 8 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.32% 0.19% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.20% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Average daily rate £400 £494 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.98% +42.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £460 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
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%
Data Consultant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2363 2540 2257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.92% 95.78% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1246 1415 1083
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 54 66
Average hourly rate £19.02 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £12.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £45.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Data Consultant Hourly 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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Glasgow +13 6 £400 +6.66%
Edinburgh -6 2 - - 4
Data Consultant
UK

Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (44.44%) Finance
1 8 (44.44%) Migration
1 8 (44.44%) Data Migration
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 4 (22.22%) SAP
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 3 (16.67%) Data Transformation
4 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 3 (16.67%) VLAN
4 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 3 (16.67%) HSRP
4 3 (16.67%) ATM
4 3 (16.67%) ISDN
4 3 (16.67%) LAN
4 3 (16.67%) WAN
4 3 (16.67%) PPP
4 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (16.67%) CCIE
4 3 (16.67%) CCNP
4 3 (16.67%) CCNA
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco
4 3 (16.67%) OSPF
4 3 (16.67%) BGP
4 3 (16.67%) EIGRP
4 3 (16.67%) X.25
5 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
5 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects

Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (11.11%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) ATM
1 3 (16.67%) BGP
1 3 (16.67%) EIGRP
1 3 (16.67%) HSRP
1 3 (16.67%) ISDN
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
1 3 (16.67%) OSPF
1 3 (16.67%) PPP
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 3 (16.67%) VLAN
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
1 3 (16.67%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Law
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Data Migration
1 8 (44.44%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (16.67%) Data Transformation
3 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (5.56%) Data Mapping
5 1 (5.56%) ETL
5 1 (5.56%) SOA
5 1 (5.56%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) CCIE
1 3 (16.67%) CCNA
1 3 (16.67%) CCNP
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CISSP
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
1 4 (22.22%) SAP
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) Tableau
3 2 (11.11%) Teradata
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Informatica
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