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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Consultant
Rank 525 446 482
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +36
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 100 174 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.31% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.34% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 95 48
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£425 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £550 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
England -70 87 £425 -5.55% 26
London -22 48 £450 -5.26% 15
South East -29 12 £375 -3.22% 6
City of London +2 8 £601 +20.10% 6
Berkshire -6 5 £363 -3.33% 3
Scotland -11 5 - - 1
North West -42 5 £375 -16.66% 2
East of England +4 4 - -
West Midlands 0 4 £420 -16.00% 1
South West -11 4 £475 -2.56% 1
Wiltshire +1 3 £500 +5.26%
Buckinghamshire -11 3 £350 -53.33% 1
Edinburgh -16 3 - - 1
Swindon - 3 £500 -
Birmingham +5 2 £420 -20.00%
Brentford +2 2 £425 +21.42%
Hertfordshire +2 2 - -
Surrey -6 2 - -
East Midlands -7 2 £330 -17.50%
Yorkshire -31 2 £375 +33.92%
Sheffield - 2 £375 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £375 -
Reading - 2 £350 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
Aberdeen +4 1 - -
Glasgow +1 1 - -
Derby +1 1 £330 -17.50%
Derbyshire -3 1 £330 -17.50%
Staffordshire -7 1 £425 +6.25%
Cheshire -8 1 - -

Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 80 (35.40%) Migration
2 77 (34.07%) Data Migration
3 59 (26.11%) SAP
4 56 (24.78%) SQL
5 43 (19.03%) Oracle
6 42 (18.58%) Finance
7 31 (13.72%) ETL
8 30 (13.27%) Data Modelling
8 30 (13.27%) Data Warehouse
9 29 (12.83%) Big Data
10 28 (12.39%) Business Intelligence
10 28 (12.39%) Data Analysis
11 27 (11.95%) Data Management
12 25 (11.06%) SAP Data Services
12 25 (11.06%) Banking
13 24 (10.62%) Hadoop
14 23 (10.18%) Data Quality
15 22 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
16 20 (8.85%) Data Governance
16 20 (8.85%) Analytics
16 20 (8.85%) LSMW
17 19 (8.41%) SQL Server
18 18 (7.96%) Data Cleansing
19 17 (7.52%) Apache Spark
19 17 (7.52%) Microsoft
20 16 (7.08%) Master Data Management
20 16 (7.08%) Data Mapping
21 14 (6.19%) Data Integration
21 14 (6.19%) HP
22 13 (5.75%) Java

Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 17 (7.52%) Apache Spark
2 11 (4.87%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (3.54%) SAS
4 5 (2.21%) Apache Pig
5 4 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.77%) Apache
5 4 (1.77%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.88%) IIS
6 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.44%) IPython
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 10 (4.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.77%) MS Office
3 2 (0.88%) SPSS
3 2 (0.88%) FastStats
4 1 (0.44%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (4.87%) Oracle TCA
2 5 (2.21%) SAP HR
2 5 (2.21%) SAP Payroll
3 4 (1.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.33%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (1.33%) SAP SD
4 3 (1.33%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.88%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.88%) Agresso
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.88%) HFM
5 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.44%) Cognos Controller
6 1 (0.44%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.44%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.44%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.88%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.54%) SAN
1 8 (3.54%) Firewall
2 5 (2.21%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.21%) NAS
3 3 (1.33%) VoIP
3 3 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.33%) MPLS
4 2 (0.88%) DHCP
4 2 (0.88%) DNS
4 2 (0.88%) SNMP
4 2 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.44%) LAN
5 1 (0.44%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.44%) WAN
5 1 (0.44%) OSPF
5 1 (0.44%) BGP
5 1 (0.44%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.44%) IGRP
5 1 (0.44%) Wireless
5 1 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (13.27%) Data Warehouse
2 29 (12.83%) Big Data
3 25 (11.06%) SAP Data Services
4 24 (10.62%) Hadoop
5 19 (8.41%) SQL Server
6 13 (5.75%) Apache Hive
7 11 (4.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (3.98%) Data Mining
9 8 (3.54%) HBase
10 7 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (2.21%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (2.21%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.77%) Relational Database
13 4 (1.77%) PowerCenter
13 4 (1.77%) OLAP
14 3 (1.33%) MS Access
14 3 (1.33%) Text Mining
14 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (1.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 20 (8.85%) LSMW
2 3 (1.33%) ERwin
3 1 (0.44%) JMeter
3 1 (0.44%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.44%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.44%) RStudio
General
1 42 (18.58%) Finance
2 25 (11.06%) Banking
3 13 (5.75%) Marketing
4 10 (4.42%) Retail
5 8 (3.54%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.65%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.21%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.21%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (2.21%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.77%) Electronics
9 2 (0.88%) Advertising
9 2 (0.88%) Publishing
9 2 (0.88%) Legal
9 2 (0.88%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.44%) Billing
10 1 (0.44%) German Language
10 1 (0.44%) Law
10 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.44%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.54%) XML
2 5 (2.21%) Kafka
3 3 (1.33%) NumPy
3 3 (1.33%) Matplotlib
3 3 (1.33%) MDX
3 3 (1.33%) Middleware
3 3 (1.33%) Web Services
3 3 (1.33%) Pandas
4 2 (0.88%) BAPI
5 1 (0.44%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.44%) .NET
5 1 (0.44%) J2EE
5 1 (0.44%) JDBC
5 1 (0.44%) SOAP
5 1 (0.44%) SAP Business Workflow
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.44%) RESTful
5 1 (0.44%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.44%) RHadoop
5 1 (0.44%) MLlib
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.19%) Data Integration
3 6 (2.65%) Algorithms
4 5 (2.21%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.77%) Data Extraction
5 4 (1.77%) DTV
6 3 (1.33%) FMCG
6 3 (1.33%) DataPower
6 3 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.33%) Reference Data
6 3 (1.33%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.33%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.33%) FlexPod
7 2 (0.88%) Social Media
7 2 (0.88%) e-Health
7 2 (0.88%) Derivative
7 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.88%) EPoS
8 1 (0.44%) NHS
8 1 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.87%) UNIX
2 5 (2.21%) Linux
3 4 (1.77%) Windows
4 1 (0.44%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (35.40%) Migration
2 77 (34.07%) Data Migration
3 31 (13.72%) ETL
4 30 (13.27%) Data Modelling
5 28 (12.39%) Business Intelligence
5 28 (12.39%) Data Analysis
6 27 (11.95%) Data Management
7 20 (8.85%) Data Governance
7 20 (8.85%) Analytics
8 18 (7.96%) Data Cleansing
9 16 (7.08%) Data Mapping
9 16 (7.08%) Master Data Management
10 13 (5.75%) Workflow
11 12 (5.31%) ERP
12 11 (4.87%) Quality Management
12 11 (4.87%) GAP Analysis
12 11 (4.87%) Use Case
13 10 (4.42%) Data Architecture
13 10 (4.42%) Validation
13 10 (4.42%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (24.78%) SQL
2 13 (5.75%) Java
3 12 (5.31%) Python
3 12 (5.31%) ABAP
4 10 (4.42%) Scala
5 9 (3.98%) Perl
5 9 (3.98%) PL/SQL
6 8 (3.54%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.65%) R
8 5 (2.21%) C++
8 5 (2.21%) VBA
9 4 (1.77%) C
9 4 (1.77%) VB
10 3 (1.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (0.88%) XPath
11 2 (0.88%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.44%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.44%) Jython
12 1 (0.44%) VB6
12 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (3.98%) SC Cleared
1 9 (3.98%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.21%) Degree
3 1 (0.44%) CCIE
3 1 (0.44%) ISEB
3 1 (0.44%) CISSP
3 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.44%) PMP
3 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.44%) CISA
3 1 (0.44%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.18%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.33%) HL7
3 2 (0.88%) GAAP
4 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.44%) COBIT
4 1 (0.44%) Basel II
System Software
1 6 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.21%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.88%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.88%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.44%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.44%) NFS
5 1 (0.44%) HDFS
5 1 (0.44%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.77%) Control-M
1 4 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.88%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (0.88%) Mesos
3 1 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.44%) logstash
3 1 (0.44%) Kibana
3 1 (0.44%) Chukwa
3 1 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.44%) Oozie
3 1 (0.44%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.44%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 59 (26.11%) SAP
2 43 (19.03%) Oracle
3 17 (7.52%) Microsoft
4 14 (6.19%) HP
5 11 (4.87%) Cisco
6 10 (4.42%) Informatica
7 8 (3.54%) IBM
8 7 (3.10%) VMware
9 5 (2.21%) Tableau
10 4 (1.77%) Cognos
10 4 (1.77%) Cloudera
11 3 (1.33%) Hyperion
11 3 (1.33%) Avaya
11 3 (1.33%) Juniper
11 3 (1.33%) Mercator
12 2 (0.88%) Bloomberg
12 2 (0.88%) NetIQ
12 2 (0.88%) Teradata
12 2 (0.88%) Netezza
12 2 (0.88%) Ceridian
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago