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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Consultant
Rank 499 437 482
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +45
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 123 165 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.30% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.33% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 99 46
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£425 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £431 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.24% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £33.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.25 -

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
52654 50519 47353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.44% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 33449 30575 27767
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
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 1936 1988 2122
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 4 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 4 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
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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 -51 112 £425 -5.55% 23
London -13 72 £450 - 16
City of London -9 13 £513 +2.50% 6
South East -31 12 £400 +8.10% 5
West Midlands +7 6 £375 -28.57%
Brentford +1 5 £450 +7.46%
North West -36 5 £388 -13.88% 2
Buckinghamshire -2 4 £350 -
Scotland -4 4 £425 +30.76%
Birmingham -2 3 £420 -23.63%
South West -6 3 £450 -7.69%
East Midlands -7 3 £424 +5.93%
Yorkshire -27 3 £400 +42.85%
South Yorkshire - 3 £400 -
Sheffield - 3 £400 -
Wiltshire +2 2 £475 -
Berkshire -1 2 £375 +7.14% 2
Edinburgh -3 2 - -
Cheshire -4 2 - -
East of England -8 2 - -
Worcestershire - 2 £375 -
West Sussex - 2 £425 -
Crawley - 2 £425 -
Swindon - 2 £475 -
Worcester - 2 £375 -
Twickenham - 2 £300 -
Lancashire +8 1 £400 -36.00%
Glasgow +1 1 - -
Milton Keynes -2 1 - -
Derby -4 1 £460 +15.00%

Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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 82 (34.17%) Migration
2 76 (31.67%) Data Migration
3 66 (27.50%) SAP
4 55 (22.92%) SQL
5 49 (20.42%) Oracle
6 45 (18.75%) Finance
7 38 (15.83%) Data Warehouse
8 34 (14.17%) Data Modelling
9 32 (13.33%) ETL
9 32 (13.33%) Big Data
10 31 (12.92%) Data Quality
10 31 (12.92%) Data Management
11 30 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
12 29 (12.08%) Banking
13 27 (11.25%) Data Analysis
14 26 (10.83%) Hadoop
15 24 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
16 23 (9.58%) Data Governance
17 22 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
18 20 (8.33%) Analytics
18 20 (8.33%) LSMW
18 20 (8.33%) SQL Server
19 19 (7.92%) Microsoft
20 18 (7.50%) Data Cleansing
21 17 (7.08%) Master Data Management
22 16 (6.67%) Apache Spark
22 16 (6.67%) Data Integration
22 16 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
22 16 (6.67%) Informatica
23 15 (6.25%) Java

Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 16 (6.67%) Apache Spark
2 13 (5.42%) SAS
3 11 (4.58%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (2.08%) Apache Pig
4 5 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.08%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.67%) Apache
6 2 (0.83%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.83%) IIS
7 1 (0.42%) IPython
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 9 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.08%) MS Office
3 2 (0.83%) SPSS
3 2 (0.83%) FastStats
4 1 (0.42%) Weka
4 1 (0.42%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (4.58%) Oracle TCA
2 5 (2.08%) SAP HR
2 5 (2.08%) SAP Payroll
2 5 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.67%) SAP SD
3 4 (1.67%) SAP FI
4 3 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.83%) Agresso
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.83%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.83%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.42%) Cognos Controller
6 1 (0.42%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.42%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.42%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.42%) HFM
6 1 (0.42%) MultiFonds
6 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.25%) PaaS
2 2 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.50%) SAN
1 6 (2.50%) Firewall
2 3 (1.25%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.25%) MPLS
2 3 (1.25%) NAS
3 2 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (0.83%) VoIP
3 2 (0.83%) WAN
3 2 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.42%) Wireless
4 1 (0.42%) IPsec
4 1 (0.42%) LAN
4 1 (0.42%) DNS
4 1 (0.42%) SSL
4 1 (0.42%) DHCP
4 1 (0.42%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.42%) SNMP
4 1 (0.42%) OSPF
4 1 (0.42%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (15.83%) Data Warehouse
2 32 (13.33%) Big Data
3 26 (10.83%) Hadoop
4 24 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
5 20 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 15 (6.25%) Apache Hive
7 11 (4.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (4.58%) Data Mining
8 10 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
8 10 (4.17%) HBase
9 7 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (2.92%) Oracle Database
10 6 (2.50%) Relational Database
10 6 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (2.08%) Sqoop
12 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.67%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.67%) PowerCenter
12 4 (1.67%) OLAP
13 3 (1.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (8.33%) LSMW
2 3 (1.25%) ERwin
3 1 (0.42%) JMeter
3 1 (0.42%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.42%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.42%) RStudio
General
1 45 (18.75%) Finance
2 29 (12.08%) Banking
3 14 (5.83%) Marketing
4 12 (5.00%) Retail
5 9 (3.75%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.92%) Retail Banking
7 6 (2.50%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (2.50%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.08%) Electronics
9 3 (1.25%) Advertising
10 2 (0.83%) Publishing
10 2 (0.83%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.83%) Legal
11 1 (0.42%) Billing
11 1 (0.42%) Law
11 1 (0.42%) Games
11 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.42%) Back Office
11 1 (0.42%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.17%) XML
2 6 (2.50%) Web Services
3 4 (1.67%) MDX
4 3 (1.25%) NumPy
4 3 (1.25%) Matplotlib
4 3 (1.25%) Middleware
4 3 (1.25%) Kafka
4 3 (1.25%) Pandas
5 2 (0.83%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.83%) BAPI
6 1 (0.42%) SAP Business Workflow
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.42%) RESTful
6 1 (0.42%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.42%) DOM
6 1 (0.42%) SAX
6 1 (0.42%) HTML
6 1 (0.42%) .NET
6 1 (0.42%) J2EE
6 1 (0.42%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.67%) Data Integration
3 7 (2.92%) Data Structures
3 7 (2.92%) Reference Data
4 6 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.08%) FMCG
5 5 (2.08%) DTV
6 4 (1.67%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.67%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.25%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.25%) Data Extraction
7 3 (1.25%) FlexPod
7 3 (1.25%) DataPower
7 3 (1.25%) EPoS
7 3 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.83%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.83%) Derivative
8 2 (0.83%) NHS
8 2 (0.83%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.83%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.42%) UNIX
2 10 (4.17%) Linux
3 8 (3.33%) Windows
4 4 (1.67%) Solaris
5 1 (0.42%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (34.17%) Migration
2 76 (31.67%) Data Migration
3 34 (14.17%) Data Modelling
4 32 (13.33%) ETL
5 31 (12.92%) Data Management
6 30 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (11.25%) Data Analysis
8 23 (9.58%) Data Governance
9 20 (8.33%) Analytics
10 18 (7.50%) Data Cleansing
11 17 (7.08%) Master Data Management
12 16 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (6.25%) Data Mapping
14 13 (5.42%) Workflow
15 12 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (5.00%) ERP
15 12 (5.00%) Use Case
16 11 (4.58%) Data Architecture
16 11 (4.58%) Quality Management
16 11 (4.58%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 55 (22.92%) SQL
2 15 (6.25%) Java
3 14 (5.83%) Python
4 12 (5.00%) ABAP
5 10 (4.17%) Scala
6 9 (3.75%) Perl
6 9 (3.75%) PL/SQL
7 8 (3.33%) R
8 7 (2.92%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.08%) C++
9 5 (2.08%) VBA
10 4 (1.67%) C
11 3 (1.25%) VB
11 3 (1.25%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (0.83%) XPath
12 2 (0.83%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.83%) C#
13 1 (0.42%) Delphi
13 1 (0.42%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 12 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.58%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.50%) Degree
4 2 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.42%) PMP
5 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.42%) CISA
5 1 (0.42%) PhD
5 1 (0.42%) CCIE
5 1 (0.42%) CCNP
5 1 (0.42%) ISEB
5 1 (0.42%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (12.92%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.25%) HL7
3 2 (0.83%) GAAP
4 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.42%) COBIT
4 1 (0.42%) Basel II
System Software
1 4 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (1.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (1.25%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.25%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.83%) ProxySG
3 2 (0.83%) HDFS
4 1 (0.42%) GPFS
4 1 (0.42%) NFS
4 1 (0.42%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (1.67%) Control-M
1 4 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.83%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (0.83%) Oozie
2 2 (0.83%) Mesos
3 1 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.42%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.42%) logstash
3 1 (0.42%) Kibana
3 1 (0.42%) Chukwa
3 1 (0.42%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.42%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.42%) OpenView
3 1 (0.42%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 66 (27.50%) SAP
2 49 (20.42%) Oracle
3 19 (7.92%) Microsoft
4 16 (6.67%) Informatica
5 12 (5.00%) HP
6 10 (4.17%) Cisco
6 10 (4.17%) IBM
7 7 (2.92%) Tableau
8 6 (2.50%) Cloudera
9 5 (2.08%) VMware
10 4 (1.67%) Cognos
11 3 (1.25%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.25%) Mercator
11 3 (1.25%) Splunk
12 2 (0.83%) RIMES
12 2 (0.83%) Lumension
12 2 (0.83%) F5
12 2 (0.83%) Hortonworks
12 2 (0.83%) AlgoSec
12 2 (0.83%) Cyber-Ark
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