The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Data Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Consultant
Rank 489 480 437
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -43
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 160 155 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.28% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.29% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 93 120
Median daily rate £470 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £713 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £11.50

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
50811 53185 51069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.71% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33087 33473 31333
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1525 2016 2057
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Data Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 30 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 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
England +11 147 £470 +4.44% 34
London -17 60 £600 +29.03% 20
South East +27 39 £338 -10.00% 8
Berkshire +14 22 £460 +15.00% 7
North West +2 15 £525 - 1
Oxfordshire - 12 £325 -
Witney - 11 £325 -
Scotland -4 10 - - 2
South West +4 8 £450 - 1
Cheshire -1 7 £444 -
West Midlands -21 7 £375 -
Reading -5 6 £460 +27.33%
Manchester - 6 £600 - 1
Swindon -3 5 £450 -25.00%
Chester -4 5 £463 -
Wiltshire -7 5 £450 -25.00%
City of London +40 4 £625 +30.89% 6
East Midlands +5 4 £413 -2.65%
Glasgow +5 4 - - 1
Edinburgh -4 4 - - 1
East of England +21 3 £425 - 1
Yorkshire +7 3 - - 3
Warwickshire - 3 £500 -
Warwick - 3 £500 -
Surrey -5 2 £425 +23.18%
Coventry -5 2 £325 +4.83%
Bedfordshire - 2 £425 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £413 -
Nottingham - 2 £413 -
Warrington - 2 £300 -

Data Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 featuring Data Consultant in the job title.

1 107 (36.90%) Migration
2 95 (32.76%) Data Migration
3 80 (27.59%) SQL
4 70 (24.14%) Oracle
5 61 (21.03%) SAP
6 58 (20.00%) Finance
7 50 (17.24%) Big Data
8 45 (15.52%) ETL
9 42 (14.48%) Business Intelligence
10 41 (14.14%) Data Warehouse
11 39 (13.45%) Analytics
12 37 (12.76%) Data Management
13 34 (11.72%) Data Centre
14 33 (11.38%) Hadoop
15 31 (10.69%) Data Modelling
16 26 (8.97%) Security Cleared
17 25 (8.62%) Data Governance
17 25 (8.62%) Data Quality
18 24 (8.28%) Data Analytics
19 23 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
20 21 (7.24%) SC Cleared
21 20 (6.90%) SAP Data Services
22 19 (6.55%) Oracle EBS
22 19 (6.55%) Stakeholder Management
22 19 (6.55%) Banking
22 19 (6.55%) Data Analysis
22 19 (6.55%) Microsoft
22 19 (6.55%) Informatica
23 18 (6.21%) SQL Server
23 18 (6.21%) Data Architecture

Data Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 11 (3.79%) Apache Spark
1 11 (3.79%) SAS
2 6 (2.07%) Apache Pig
3 3 (1.03%) Apache
3 3 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.03%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.69%) ArcGIS
4 2 (0.69%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.34%) Drupal
5 1 (0.34%) MQSI
5 1 (0.34%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 6 (2.07%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.72%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) CPLEX
3 1 (0.34%) MS Project
3 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (6.55%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (5.86%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.72%) SAP MM
4 4 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.38%) SAP CRM
4 4 (1.38%) SAP HR
4 4 (1.38%) SAP MDM
4 4 (1.38%) SAP SD
5 3 (1.03%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (1.03%) SAP IS-U
5 3 (1.03%) SAP Payroll
5 3 (1.03%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.69%) Maximo
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.69%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.34%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.34%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.72%) SaaS
3 3 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.34%) AdWords
4 1 (0.34%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (0.34%) GitHub
4 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.34%) IaaS
4 1 (0.34%) Office 365
4 1 (0.34%) PaaS
4 1 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.41%) Firewall
2 6 (2.07%) BGP
2 6 (2.07%) LAN
2 6 (2.07%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.07%) WAN
3 5 (1.72%) EIGRP
3 5 (1.72%) MPLS
3 5 (1.72%) OSPF
3 5 (1.72%) VLAN
4 4 (1.38%) ATM
4 4 (1.38%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (1.38%) DMVPN
4 4 (1.38%) HSRP
4 4 (1.38%) ISDN
4 4 (1.38%) PPP
4 4 (1.38%) Wireless
4 4 (1.38%) X.25
5 2 (0.69%) FTP
5 2 (0.69%) HTTP
5 2 (0.69%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (17.24%) Big Data
2 41 (14.14%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (11.38%) Hadoop
4 20 (6.90%) SAP Data Services
5 18 (6.21%) SQL Server
6 17 (5.86%) Oracle Database
7 15 (5.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (4.14%) BusinessObjects
9 11 (3.79%) Apache Hive
10 7 (2.41%) Oracle ODI
10 7 (2.41%) QlikView
10 7 (2.41%) Relational Database
10 7 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (2.07%) Power BI
12 5 (1.72%) Base SAS
12 5 (1.72%) DataStage
12 5 (1.72%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.72%) PowerCenter
13 4 (1.38%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 8 (2.76%) LSMW
1 8 (2.76%) Talend Open Studio
2 7 (2.41%) ERwin
3 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.34%) JUnit
3 1 (0.34%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (0.34%) Toad
3 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.34%) XMLSpy
General
1 58 (20.00%) Finance
2 19 (6.55%) Banking
3 8 (2.76%) Law
4 7 (2.41%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.72%) Retail
6 4 (1.38%) Legal
6 4 (1.38%) Marketing
7 3 (1.03%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.69%) Back Office
8 2 (0.69%) Electronics
8 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.34%) Automotive
9 1 (0.34%) Local Government
9 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.38%) BAPI
1 4 (1.38%) Spark Streaming
1 4 (1.38%) Web Services
1 4 (1.38%) XML
2 3 (1.03%) .NET
2 3 (1.03%) J2EE
2 3 (1.03%) Kafka
3 2 (0.69%) XSLT
4 1 (0.34%) CGI
4 1 (0.34%) LAMP
4 1 (0.34%) OAuth
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.34%) SAML
4 1 (0.34%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.34%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.72%) Data Centre
2 23 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.17%) Data Integration
4 9 (3.10%) Visualisation
5 6 (2.07%) Reference Data
6 4 (1.38%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.38%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.03%) Data Conversion
7 3 (1.03%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.03%) Statistics
8 2 (0.69%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.69%) FMCG
8 2 (0.69%) NHS
8 2 (0.69%) User Experience
8 2 (0.69%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.34%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.34%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.34%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.34%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.34%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 17 (5.86%) Linux
2 11 (3.79%) Unix
3 9 (3.10%) Windows
4 2 (0.69%) SUSE
4 2 (0.69%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.34%) AIX
5 1 (0.34%) CentOS
5 1 (0.34%) HPUX
5 1 (0.34%) Solaris
5 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (36.90%) Migration
2 95 (32.76%) Data Migration
3 45 (15.52%) ETL
4 42 (14.48%) Business Intelligence
5 39 (13.45%) Analytics
6 37 (12.76%) Data Management
7 31 (10.69%) Data Modelling
8 25 (8.62%) Data Governance
9 24 (8.28%) Data Analytics
10 19 (6.55%) Data Analysis
10 19 (6.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (6.21%) Data Architecture
12 14 (4.83%) ERP
12 14 (4.83%) Master Data Management
13 13 (4.48%) CRM
13 13 (4.48%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 13 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (3.79%) Data Cleansing
14 11 (3.79%) Data Mapping
15 10 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 80 (27.59%) SQL
2 15 (5.17%) Java
3 13 (4.48%) PL/SQL
4 10 (3.45%) Python
5 7 (2.41%) Scala
5 7 (2.41%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.07%) ABAP
7 5 (1.72%) R
8 4 (1.38%) Perl
9 3 (1.03%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.69%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.69%) C#
10 2 (0.69%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.69%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.69%) XPath
11 1 (0.34%) C
11 1 (0.34%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.34%) PHP
11 1 (0.34%) VB
11 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (8.97%) Security Cleared
2 21 (7.24%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.76%) Degree
4 6 (2.07%) CCIE
4 6 (2.07%) CCNP
4 6 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.07%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.72%) CCNA
6 3 (1.03%) CISSP
6 3 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.69%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.69%) CISA
7 2 (0.69%) CISM
8 1 (0.34%) PhD
8 1 (0.34%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.62%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.34%) GAAP
2 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.69%) Docker
1 2 (0.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.69%) Ansible
2 2 (0.69%) Puppet
3 1 (0.34%) Check_MK
3 1 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.34%) Kibana
Vendors
1 70 (24.14%) Oracle
2 61 (21.03%) SAP
3 19 (6.55%) Informatica
3 19 (6.55%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.10%) Tableau
5 8 (2.76%) Cisco
5 8 (2.76%) Talend
6 6 (2.07%) HP
7 5 (1.72%) CheckPoint
7 5 (1.72%) IBM
7 5 (1.72%) Sybase
8 4 (1.38%) Ab Initio
8 4 (1.38%) Fortinet
8 4 (1.38%) Siebel
9 3 (1.03%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.03%) Hyperion
9 3 (1.03%) Juniper
9 3 (1.03%) Symantec
9 3 (1.03%) Teradata
10 2 (0.69%) CA
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Rate: £200 - £300 per day
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Rate: 350-450 Per Day please send cv
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Cyberteam
Rate: very good all inclusive daily rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £420 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Computer People
Rate: Good daily rate dependant on Skills
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
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Rate: £420 - £520 per day
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