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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Consultant
Rank 122 111 100
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 6 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.21% 0.28% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.30% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £525 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% +33.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £425 £392
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £545 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £413
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2666 2313 2155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.84% 92.48% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1438 1137 1093
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 89 103
Average hourly rate £18.25 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Consultant across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Data Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 7 (41.18%) Firewall
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
1 7 (41.18%) Data Mapping
2 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
2 6 (35.29%) VPN
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (35.29%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) GIS
3 5 (29.41%) Migration
4 4 (23.53%) Data Management
4 4 (23.53%) Semantic Web
4 4 (23.53%) Photography
4 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
5 3 (17.65%) Information Management
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle
6 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
6 2 (11.76%) ERP
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) ETL
7 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
7 1 (5.88%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (5.88%) Data Virtualisation
7 1 (5.88%) PowerShell

Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Firewall
2 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
2 6 (35.29%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Toad
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 5 (29.41%) GIS
3 4 (23.53%) Semantic Web
3 4 (23.53%) Photography
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
4 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Data Mapping
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) Migration
4 4 (23.53%) Data Management
4 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
5 3 (17.65%) Information Management
6 2 (11.76%) ERP
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) ETL
7 1 (5.88%) Data Virtualisation
7 1 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) HP