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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Consultant
Rank 451 498 483
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 157 94 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.19% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 40 62
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£444 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £286 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 - -

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
52339 48993 54685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.05% 92.75% 92.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31928 29282 30681
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2049 2106 2649
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 16 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Data Consultant Hourly Rate Histogram 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 16 September 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 +52 136 £450 +12.50% 21
London +47 75 £475 +15.50% 11
South East +6 23 £400 -5.88% 4
North West +10 18 £450 +35.84% 3
City of London +25 10 £513 +32.68% 2
Scotland -12 7 £310 -22.50%
Aberdeen +14 5 £310 -
Surrey +5 4 £254 - 1
South West -22 4 £500 +5.26%
Manchester - 4 £475 - 3
Hampshire 0 3 £350 -
Yorkshire -1 3 £280 -3.61% 1
West Midlands -20 3 £388 +55.00% 1
East of England -32 3 £325 -13.33%
Milton Keynes - 3 £750 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £750 -
Merseyside +1 2 £375 +7.14%
Birmingham -8 2 £375 +27.65%
Hertfordshire - 2 £394 -
South Wales - 2 £250 -
Wales - 2 £250 -
Cheshire +7 1 £550 +76.00%
Wiltshire -15 1 £475 -9.09%
Thames Valley - - - -
Bletchley - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Warrington - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Cardiff - - - -

Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 157 (49.06%) Migration
2 148 (46.25%) Data Migration
3 104 (32.50%) SAP
4 97 (30.31%) SQL
5 80 (25.00%) ETL
6 77 (24.06%) Oracle
7 63 (19.69%) Analytical Skills
8 54 (16.88%) LSMW
9 51 (15.94%) Finance
10 47 (14.69%) SQL Server
11 45 (14.06%) Data Warehouse
12 40 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
13 39 (12.19%) Data Cleansing
14 37 (11.56%) Data Modelling
15 34 (10.63%) Informatica
15 34 (10.63%) Data Management
16 33 (10.31%) ERP
17 32 (10.00%) Data Governance
18 28 (8.75%) Analytics
19 27 (8.44%) Big Data
19 27 (8.44%) PL/SQL
20 26 (8.13%) Banking
20 26 (8.13%) Validation
21 25 (7.81%) T-SQL
22 24 (7.50%) Data Analysis
22 24 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 24 (7.50%) Data Mapping
23 22 (6.88%) User Acceptance Testing
23 22 (6.88%) Degree
24 21 (6.56%) Data Quality

Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.63%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (0.63%) IIS
3 2 (0.63%) Apache
3 2 (0.63%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.31%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (4.06%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.81%) SPSS
3 5 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 18 (5.63%) Oracle Payables
2 18 (5.63%) Oracle Receivables
3 15 (4.69%) Oracle General Ledger
4 14 (4.38%) Oracle Assets
5 12 (3.75%) Oracle Applications
6 8 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (2.19%) SAP FI
8 5 (1.56%) Agresso
8 5 (1.56%) SAP CRM
8 5 (1.56%) SAP CO
9 4 (1.25%) SAP MDM
9 4 (1.25%) SAP SD
9 4 (1.25%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.94%) SAP FI/CO
11 2 (0.63%) Summit
11 2 (0.63%) SAP PM
11 2 (0.63%) SAP Retail
11 2 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.25%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.63%) SaaS
4 1 (0.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.81%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.19%) Firewall
3 6 (1.88%) VPN
4 4 (1.25%) SAN
5 3 (0.94%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.63%) WPA2
6 2 (0.63%) WAAS
6 2 (0.63%) Wireless
6 2 (0.63%) Frame Relay
6 2 (0.63%) WEP
6 2 (0.63%) WPA
6 2 (0.63%) DNS
6 2 (0.63%) ATM
6 2 (0.63%) LAN
6 2 (0.63%) WAN
6 2 (0.63%) DHCP
7 1 (0.31%) IPv4
7 1 (0.31%) IPv6
7 1 (0.31%) Network Security
7 1 (0.31%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (14.69%) SQL Server
2 45 (14.06%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (8.44%) Big Data
4 24 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (6.56%) SAP Data Services
6 18 (5.63%) BusinessObjects
7 17 (5.31%) Hadoop
8 16 (5.00%) Oracle ODI
9 13 (4.06%) Relational Database
9 13 (4.06%) PowerCenter
10 12 (3.75%) MySQL
11 10 (3.13%) Data Mart
11 10 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (3.13%) Data Mining
11 10 (3.13%) Apache Hive
12 8 (2.50%) MS Access
13 7 (2.19%) MongoDB
13 7 (2.19%) Oracle Database
13 7 (2.19%) IBM InfoSphere
14 6 (1.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 54 (16.88%) LSMW
2 5 (1.56%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.63%) Toad
3 2 (0.63%) ERwin
4 1 (0.31%) eCATT
4 1 (0.31%) GDB
4 1 (0.31%) Rational Rose
General
1 51 (15.94%) Finance
2 26 (8.13%) Banking
3 16 (5.00%) Retail
4 9 (2.81%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.19%) Marketing
5 7 (2.19%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.25%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.94%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.94%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.63%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.63%) Legal
8 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.63%) German Language
9 1 (0.31%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.31%) French Language
9 1 (0.31%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.13%) WF
2 5 (1.56%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (1.56%) .NET
2 5 (1.56%) Web Services
2 5 (1.56%) XML
3 4 (1.25%) BAPI
4 3 (0.94%) Cascading
5 2 (0.63%) Cascalog
5 2 (0.63%) RHadoop
5 2 (0.63%) HTML
5 2 (0.63%) Middleware
5 2 (0.63%) Kafka
5 2 (0.63%) JSP
6 1 (0.31%) SOAP
6 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.31%) XSD
6 1 (0.31%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.31%) Apache Avro
6 1 (0.31%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.31%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 63 (19.69%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.38%) Data Integration
3 13 (4.06%) Data Conversion
3 13 (4.06%) Data Extraction
4 8 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.19%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.88%) NHS
7 5 (1.56%) GIS
8 4 (1.25%) Freedom of Information
8 4 (1.25%) Statistics
8 4 (1.25%) Photography
8 4 (1.25%) FMCG
8 4 (1.25%) Semantic Web
8 4 (1.25%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.94%) Freedom of Information Act
9 3 (0.94%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.63%) Derivative
10 2 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.63%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.38%) Windows
2 5 (1.56%) UNIX
3 4 (1.25%) Linux
4 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.63%) AIX
4 2 (0.63%) HPUX
4 2 (0.63%) Solaris
5 1 (0.31%) VMS
5 1 (0.31%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (49.06%) Migration
2 148 (46.25%) Data Migration
3 80 (25.00%) ETL
4 40 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 39 (12.19%) Data Cleansing
6 37 (11.56%) Data Modelling
7 34 (10.63%) Data Management
8 33 (10.31%) ERP
9 32 (10.00%) Data Governance
10 28 (8.75%) Analytics
11 26 (8.13%) Validation
12 24 (7.50%) Data Mapping
12 24 (7.50%) Data Analysis
13 22 (6.88%) User Acceptance Testing
14 19 (5.94%) CRM
15 18 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
16 16 (5.00%) Workflow
17 14 (4.38%) Master Data Management
17 14 (4.38%) Data Analytics
18 13 (4.06%) Data Reconciliation
Programming Languages
1 97 (30.31%) SQL
2 27 (8.44%) PL/SQL
3 25 (7.81%) T-SQL
4 12 (3.75%) ABAP
5 6 (1.88%) Java
6 5 (1.56%) VBA
6 5 (1.56%) Python
7 3 (0.94%) R
8 2 (0.63%) VBScript
8 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.63%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.63%) Scala
8 2 (0.63%) C#
9 1 (0.31%) C
9 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.31%) Perl
9 1 (0.31%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 22 (6.88%) Degree
2 17 (5.31%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.81%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
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
6 1 (0.31%) CIMA
6 1 (0.31%) MBA
6 1 (0.31%) MCP
6 1 (0.31%) MCSD
6 1 (0.31%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.31%) CCNP
6 1 (0.31%) CCDP
6 1 (0.31%) CISSP
6 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.56%) Data Quality
2 11 (3.44%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) Basel III
3 1 (0.31%) FINREP
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (0.31%) GxP
3 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.31%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.25%) HDFS
3 2 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.63%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.63%) Oozie
1 2 (0.63%) SCDPM
1 2 (0.63%) Chukwa
2 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.31%) Puppet
2 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.31%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 104 (32.50%) SAP
2 77 (24.06%) Oracle
3 34 (10.63%) Informatica
4 19 (5.94%) Business Objects
5 15 (4.69%) Microsoft
6 11 (3.44%) VMware
7 9 (2.81%) Cisco
7 9 (2.81%) IBM
8 8 (2.50%) HP
9 7 (2.19%) Tableau
10 6 (1.88%) CODA
11 5 (1.56%) Talend
12 4 (1.25%) Teradata
12 4 (1.25%) NetApp
12 4 (1.25%) Greenplum
13 3 (0.94%) Ab Initio
13 3 (0.94%) DataFlux
13 3 (0.94%) EMC
13 3 (0.94%) Juniper
13 3 (0.94%) Guidewire
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