The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Consultant
Rank 125 120 134
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 12 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.41% 0.55% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.57% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 13
Average daily rate £450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £600 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.22 -
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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2820 2968 3009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 96.25% 95.93% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1801 1831 1839
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 170 182
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.39% +12.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Data Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Data Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Data Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Data Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Data Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Consultant across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Data Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Data Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Data Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Data Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Wiltshire +1 7 £450 -25.00%
Somerset +9 1 £425 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Cornwall - 1 £363 -
Data Consultant
England

Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 9 (40.91%) Finance
1 9 (40.91%) Data Analysis
2 8 (36.36%) Migration
2 8 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (36.36%) Data Quality
3 7 (31.82%) Data Migration
3 7 (31.82%) Data Modelling
3 7 (31.82%) Validation
4 6 (27.27%) Quality Management
4 6 (27.27%) Base SAS
4 6 (27.27%) Data Management
4 6 (27.27%) SQL
4 6 (27.27%) MS Office
4 6 (27.27%) SAS
4 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 6 (27.27%) Data Governance
4 6 (27.27%) Metadata Management
5 4 (18.18%) Oracle
5 4 (18.18%) Big Data
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
6 3 (13.64%) Apache
7 2 (9.09%) MQSeries
7 2 (9.09%) SAP
7 2 (9.09%) Java
7 2 (9.09%) J2EE
7 2 (9.09%) ETL
7 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 2 (9.09%) Analytics
7 2 (9.09%) Kafka

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 6 (27.27%) SAS
2 3 (13.64%) Apache
3 2 (9.09%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (27.27%) Base SAS
3 4 (18.18%) Big Data
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
6 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (4.55%) SAP HANA
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) ERwin
1 1 (4.55%) LSMW
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) J2EE
1 2 (9.09%) Kafka
2 1 (4.55%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.09%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Data Conversion
2 1 (4.55%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) CentOS
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Data Analysis
2 8 (36.36%) Migration
3 7 (31.82%) Data Migration
3 7 (31.82%) Data Modelling
3 7 (31.82%) Validation
4 6 (27.27%) Data Governance
4 6 (27.27%) Data Management
4 6 (27.27%) Metadata Management
4 6 (27.27%) Quality Management
4 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (9.09%) Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.09%) Data Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (9.09%) ETL
6 1 (4.55%) BDD
6 1 (4.55%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (4.55%) Functional Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) ABAP
3 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.55%) GAAP
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) Cloudera
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Juniper
3 1 (4.55%) Teradata
3 1 (4.55%) VMware