The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Data Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Consultant
Rank 116 123 120
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 3 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% 0.31% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.33% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Median daily rate £375 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £430 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £470 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £50.00
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
1876 2698 2725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.94% 93.58% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1107 1388 1466
Median daily rate £363 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 46 53
Median hourly rate £14.93 £20.00 £16.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.35% +24.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Data Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Data Consultant in the job title.

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 4 December 2016.

Data Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Consultant within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +11 2 £560 +24.44% 1
Dundee - 1 £375 -
Data Consultant
UK

Data Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, Data Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Data Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (25.00%) Analytics
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (25.00%) High Availability
3 3 (25.00%) DMVPN
3 3 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 3 (25.00%) HSRP
3 3 (25.00%) ATM
3 3 (25.00%) ISDN
3 3 (25.00%) LAN
3 3 (25.00%) WAN
3 3 (25.00%) PPP
3 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) CCIE
3 3 (25.00%) CCNP
3 3 (25.00%) CCNA
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (25.00%) MPLS
3 3 (25.00%) OSPF
3 3 (25.00%) BGP
3 3 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (25.00%) X.25
3 3 (25.00%) Firewall

Data Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) ATM
1 3 (25.00%) BGP
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (25.00%) DMVPN
1 3 (25.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
1 3 (25.00%) HSRP
1 3 (25.00%) ISDN
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) MPLS
1 3 (25.00%) OSPF
1 3 (25.00%) PPP
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (25.00%) VLAN
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
1 3 (25.00%) Wireless
1 3 (25.00%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) Looker
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Drools
1 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Data Extraction
2 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (25.00%) Analytics
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 3 (25.00%) High Availability
2 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (25.00%) Network Design
3 2 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Mapping
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) Data Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (8.33%) Master Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Open Source
4 1 (8.33%) Product Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CCIE
1 3 (25.00%) CCNA
1 3 (25.00%) CCNP
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
1 3 (25.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Informatica
3 1 (8.33%) Tableau
3 1 (8.33%) Teradata