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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Consultant
Rank 120 97 98
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 7 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% 0.28% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.30% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £488 £628
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 - -
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2546 2309 2430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.28% 93.90% 93.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1333 1120 1127
Average daily rate £373 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 80 109
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £31.40 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Data Consultant
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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 30 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
Edinburgh -16 5 £338 -15.62%
Aberdeen - - - -
Data Consultant
UK

Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 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 5 (55.56%) GIS
2 4 (44.44%) Data Management
2 4 (44.44%) Photography
2 4 (44.44%) Semantic Web
3 3 (33.33%) Information Management
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Data Mapping
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling

Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) GIS
2 4 (44.44%) Photography
2 4 (44.44%) Semantic Web
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Data Management
2 3 (33.33%) Information Management
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Data Mapping
4 1 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) VMware
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle