The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Consultant
Rank 232 228 211
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 21 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.29% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.31% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 16
Average daily rate £500 £418 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.76% -4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £300 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £490 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £474 £450 £410
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +9.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £17.22 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.22 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -23.46%
Data Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8034 8717 7813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.91% 93.76% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4854 4667 4070
Average daily rate £385 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 421 454
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.28 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Data Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Data Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Data Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Data Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Data Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Consultant across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Data Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Data Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Data Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Data Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 5 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
Berkshire +4 13 £525 +13.51% 1
Buckinghamshire +16 3 £538 +79.16% 1
Oxfordshire -4 2 £433 +5.48% 1
Middlesex - 2 - -
Data Consultant
England

Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 16 (37.21%) SQL
2 12 (27.91%) Big Data
3 10 (23.26%) Analytics
3 10 (23.26%) Hadoop
3 10 (23.26%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (18.60%) Oracle
4 8 (18.60%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (16.28%) SAP
5 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
5 7 (16.28%) Migration
5 7 (16.28%) Data Management
5 7 (16.28%) Data Analytics
6 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
6 6 (13.95%) Data Architecture
6 6 (13.95%) Data Migration
6 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.95%) Finance
6 6 (13.95%) ETL
7 5 (11.63%) CISSP
7 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
7 5 (11.63%) Data Quality
7 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
8 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database
8 4 (9.30%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (9.30%) Palo Alto
8 4 (9.30%) Presales
8 4 (9.30%) Web Filtering
8 4 (9.30%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (9.30%) Apache Spark
8 4 (9.30%) NX-OS

Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 4 (9.30%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.33%) Apache
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) SAP Portal
2 1 (2.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (6.98%) SAP MDM
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (2.33%) HFM
3 1 (2.33%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 1 (2.33%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (9.30%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (9.30%) Firewall
1 4 (9.30%) Network Security
1 4 (9.30%) NX-OS
1 4 (9.30%) SSL
1 4 (9.30%) VPN
1 4 (9.30%) WAN
2 1 (2.33%) FTP
2 1 (2.33%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) SMTP
2 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) Big Data
2 10 (23.26%) Hadoop
3 8 (18.60%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
5 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
6 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database
6 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (9.30%) Star Schema
7 3 (6.98%) Impala
7 3 (6.98%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (6.98%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (4.65%) IDOL
8 2 (4.65%) MS Access
8 2 (4.65%) OLAP
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (2.33%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.33%) ERwin
2 1 (2.33%) LSMW
2 1 (2.33%) PowerDesigner
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Legal
3 2 (4.65%) Marketing
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Law
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) BAPI
2 1 (2.33%) HTML
2 1 (2.33%) HTML5
2 1 (2.33%) Kafka
2 1 (2.33%) Middleware
2 1 (2.33%) SAP ALE
2 1 (2.33%) SAP XI
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.98%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.65%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.33%) Blog
4 1 (2.33%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Linux
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
1 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Analytics
1 10 (23.26%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (16.28%) Data Analytics
2 7 (16.28%) Data Management
2 7 (16.28%) Migration
3 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.95%) Data Architecture
3 6 (13.95%) Data Migration
3 6 (13.95%) ETL
4 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
4 4 (9.30%) ITIL
4 4 (9.30%) ITIL V3
4 4 (9.30%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
4 4 (9.30%) Presales
4 4 (9.30%) Strategic Planning
4 4 (9.30%) Web Filtering
5 3 (6.98%) Data Governance
5 3 (6.98%) Master Data Management
5 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) ABAP
2 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.33%) Java
4 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) CISSP
2 4 (9.30%) CCDP
2 4 (9.30%) CCNA
2 4 (9.30%) CCNP
2 4 (9.30%) CCSA
2 4 (9.30%) CCSE
2 4 (9.30%) CCSP
2 4 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) Degree
4 2 (4.65%) SAP Certification
5 1 (2.33%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) Data Quality
2 4 (9.30%) HIPAA
2 4 (9.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.33%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle
2 7 (16.28%) SAP
3 4 (9.30%) Blue Coat
3 4 (9.30%) CheckPoint
3 4 (9.30%) Cisco
3 4 (9.30%) F5
3 4 (9.30%) Fortinet
3 4 (9.30%) Juniper
3 4 (9.30%) McAfee
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.30%) Nokia
3 4 (9.30%) Palo Alto
3 4 (9.30%) TippingPoint
3 4 (9.30%) Tufin
4 3 (6.98%) Cloudera
4 3 (6.98%) HP
5 2 (4.65%) Informatica
5 2 (4.65%) Vertica
6 1 (2.33%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.33%) JD Edwards