The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Consultant
Rank 471 446 466
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 143 131 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.27% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 71 49
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£400 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £469 £409
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +14.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £57.50 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52969 48660 50794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33173 29376 28609
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2125 2122 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Data Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Data Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Consultant within the UK.

Data Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Data Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Data Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Consultant within the UK.

Data Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Data Consultant
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 October 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
England -19 127 £425 -12.37% 27
London -20 63 £450 -8.16% 14
South East -13 22 £388 -22.50% 1
North West +1 14 £428 -14.50% 3
Scotland -5 8 £310 -22.50%
City of London +14 7 £550 +22.22% 7
South West -32 7 £475 - 2
West Midlands -15 6 £331 -11.96% 1
East of England -12 5 £413 +3.12% 2
Manchester - 5 £371 - 1
East Midlands +5 4 £375 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £513 - 2
Merseyside -4 2 £350 -17.64%
Birmingham -5 2 £331 -11.96%
Surrey -10 2 £450 -10.00%
South Wales - 2 £250 -
Wales - 2 £250 -
Peterborough - 2 £513 - 2
Yorkshire -3 1 - - 3
Norfolk -9 1 £300 -25.00%
Norwich -9 1 £300 -25.00%
Milton Keynes - 1 £750 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £750 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £325 -
West Yorkshire - - - - 2
Thames Valley - - - -
Bletchley - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Warrington - - - -

Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 144 (45.00%) Migration
2 135 (42.19%) Data Migration
3 97 (30.31%) SQL
4 92 (28.75%) SAP
5 83 (25.94%) ETL
6 72 (22.50%) Oracle
7 57 (17.81%) Finance
8 55 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
9 49 (15.31%) Data Warehouse
10 46 (14.38%) LSMW
11 44 (13.75%) SQL Server
12 39 (12.19%) Business Intelligence
13 37 (11.56%) Data Modelling
13 37 (11.56%) Data Management
13 37 (11.56%) Data Governance
14 31 (9.69%) PL/SQL
15 30 (9.38%) ERP
15 30 (9.38%) Informatica
16 28 (8.75%) Data Structures
16 28 (8.75%) Data Cleansing
17 26 (8.13%) Data Mapping
17 26 (8.13%) Big Data
18 24 (7.50%) Analytics
18 24 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 23 (7.19%) Banking
20 22 (6.88%) Data Quality
21 21 (6.56%) Degree
21 21 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
21 21 (6.56%) Data Integration
22 20 (6.25%) SAP Data Services

Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 10 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
2 8 (2.50%) SAS
2 8 (2.50%) Apache Pig
3 5 (1.56%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.63%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (0.63%) IIS
4 2 (0.63%) Apache
4 2 (0.63%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.63%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.19%) SPSS
3 3 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (4.06%) Oracle EBS R12
2 11 (3.44%) Oracle General Ledger
3 10 (3.13%) Oracle Payables
3 10 (3.13%) Oracle Receivables
3 10 (3.13%) Oracle Assets
4 9 (2.81%) SAP FI
5 6 (1.88%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (1.88%) Agresso
5 6 (1.88%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (1.88%) SAP CO
5 6 (1.88%) SAP SD
6 5 (1.56%) SAP CRM
6 5 (1.56%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (1.25%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.63%) SAP PM
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 2 (0.63%) SAP MDM
8 2 (0.63%) Summit
8 2 (0.63%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.63%) SaaS
2 2 (0.63%) IaaS
2 2 (0.63%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.50%) Firewall
3 7 (2.19%) VPN
4 3 (0.94%) SAN
4 3 (0.94%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.63%) WAAS
5 2 (0.63%) WPA2
5 2 (0.63%) DNS
5 2 (0.63%) ATM
5 2 (0.63%) LAN
5 2 (0.63%) WAN
5 2 (0.63%) DHCP
5 2 (0.63%) Wireless
5 2 (0.63%) Frame Relay
5 2 (0.63%) WEP
5 2 (0.63%) WPA
5 2 (0.63%) MPLS
6 1 (0.31%) OSPF
6 1 (0.31%) BGP
6 1 (0.31%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (15.31%) Data Warehouse
2 44 (13.75%) SQL Server
3 26 (8.13%) Big Data
4 24 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (6.25%) SAP Data Services
6 18 (5.63%) Hadoop
6 18 (5.63%) BusinessObjects
7 14 (4.38%) PowerCenter
7 14 (4.38%) Data Mining
8 11 (3.44%) Apache Hive
8 11 (3.44%) Oracle ODI
9 10 (3.13%) Relational Database
9 10 (3.13%) Data Mart
10 9 (2.81%) IBM InfoSphere
10 9 (2.81%) Oracle Database
10 9 (2.81%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (2.50%) MySQL
12 7 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (1.88%) BODI
13 6 (1.88%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 46 (14.38%) LSMW
2 3 (0.94%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (0.94%) Toad
3 2 (0.63%) ERwin
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.31%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.31%) GDB
4 1 (0.31%) eCATT
General
1 57 (17.81%) Finance
2 23 (7.19%) Banking
3 15 (4.69%) Retail
4 8 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.19%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.56%) Marketing
7 4 (1.25%) General Ledger
7 4 (1.25%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.94%) Legal
9 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.63%) Advertising
9 2 (0.63%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.63%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.63%) German Language
10 1 (0.31%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.31%) French Language
10 1 (0.31%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.13%) WF
2 7 (2.19%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (1.56%) .NET
3 5 (1.56%) Web Services
3 5 (1.56%) XML
4 4 (1.25%) BAPI
5 3 (0.94%) HTML
6 2 (0.63%) Middleware
6 2 (0.63%) JSP
7 1 (0.31%) SOAP
7 1 (0.31%) CSS
7 1 (0.31%) XSD
7 1 (0.31%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.31%) MDX
7 1 (0.31%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (0.31%) Cascading
7 1 (0.31%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 55 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (8.75%) Data Structures
3 21 (6.56%) Data Integration
4 13 (4.06%) Data Conversion
4 13 (4.06%) Data Extraction
5 10 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.50%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.19%) NHS
8 5 (1.56%) GIS
8 5 (1.56%) Reference Data
8 5 (1.56%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.56%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.25%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.25%) Semantic Web
9 4 (1.25%) Freedom of Information
9 4 (1.25%) Statistics
9 4 (1.25%) Photography
10 3 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.94%) Freedom of Information Act
10 3 (0.94%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.00%) Windows
2 7 (2.19%) Linux
2 7 (2.19%) UNIX
3 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.63%) AIX
3 2 (0.63%) HPUX
3 2 (0.63%) Solaris
4 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.31%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (45.00%) Migration
2 135 (42.19%) Data Migration
3 83 (25.94%) ETL
4 39 (12.19%) Business Intelligence
5 37 (11.56%) Data Modelling
5 37 (11.56%) Data Management
5 37 (11.56%) Data Governance
6 30 (9.38%) ERP
7 28 (8.75%) Data Cleansing
8 26 (8.13%) Data Mapping
9 24 (7.50%) Analytics
10 21 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
11 20 (6.25%) Validation
12 19 (5.94%) Data Analysis
13 18 (5.63%) CRM
14 16 (5.00%) Information Management
14 16 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (5.00%) Workflow
15 14 (4.38%) Data Architecture
15 14 (4.38%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 97 (30.31%) SQL
2 31 (9.69%) PL/SQL
3 17 (5.31%) T-SQL
4 11 (3.44%) ABAP
5 7 (2.19%) R
6 6 (1.88%) Python
6 6 (1.88%) Java
7 3 (0.94%) C
7 3 (0.94%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.63%) Scala
8 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.63%) C#
8 2 (0.63%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.63%) VBA
8 2 (0.63%) VBScript
9 1 (0.31%) Perl
9 1 (0.31%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.31%) SQR
Qualifications
1 21 (6.56%) Degree
2 16 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.81%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (0.63%) CCNP
5 2 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.31%) MCP
6 1 (0.31%) MCSD
6 1 (0.31%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.31%) CCNA
6 1 (0.31%) CCDP
6 1 (0.31%) CISSP
6 1 (0.31%) MCITP
6 1 (0.31%) EXIN
6 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.31%) ACCA
6 1 (0.31%) CISA
6 1 (0.31%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.88%) Data Quality
2 11 (3.44%) QA
3 2 (0.63%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.31%) GxP
4 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.31%) COBIT
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 7 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.94%) HDFS
2 3 (0.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.63%) SCDPM
2 1 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.31%) Puppet
2 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 92 (28.75%) SAP
2 72 (22.50%) Oracle
3 30 (9.38%) Informatica
4 20 (6.25%) Business Objects
5 13 (4.06%) IBM
6 12 (3.75%) Microsoft
7 9 (2.81%) VMware
8 8 (2.50%) Cisco
9 7 (2.19%) HP
10 5 (1.56%) Cognos
10 5 (1.56%) Tableau
11 4 (1.25%) Greenplum
12 3 (0.94%) Talend
12 3 (0.94%) Ab Initio
12 3 (0.94%) Juniper
12 3 (0.94%) CODA
13 2 (0.63%) Sage
13 2 (0.63%) Symantec
13 2 (0.63%) Adobe
13 2 (0.63%) Brocade
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