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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Consultant
Rank 502 484 468
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 145 156 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.30% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 99 102
Median daily rate £450 £455 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.09% +1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £352 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £630 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £17.22 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +49.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.22 £11.50
% change year-on-year
- +49.73%

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
52745 52880 52258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.86% 94.75% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34373 32080 31881
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1528 2113 2153
Median hourly rate £17.95 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 -33 128 £450 -2.70% 28
London -41 54 £500 - 19
South East -3 20 £375 -9.09% 6
North West +5 18 £438 -15.66%
Manchester +7 13 £513 +36.66%
Scotland -8 13 £325 -33.33% 1
Berkshire +8 12 £419 -2.61% 2
South West -4 12 £450 -
West Midlands -4 9 £425 -8.10% 1
Swindon +8 7 £450 -25.00%
Wiltshire +3 7 £450 -25.00%
Reading -1 7 £425 +8.62%
Glasgow +9 6 - -
East Midlands +11 5 £350 -12.50% 1
City of London +26 4 £425 -15.00% 4
East of England +2 4 £400 -13.51% 1
Edinburgh -10 4 £325 - 1
Birmingham - 4 £475 - 1
Warwickshire - 4 £381 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £381 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £325 - 1
Chelmsford - 3 - -
Warwick - 3 £375 -
Nottingham - 3 £413 -
Witney - 3 £325 -
North East - 3 £280 -
Essex - 3 - -
Hampshire -2 2 - -
Chester -3 2 £425 -
Cheshire -12 2 £425 -

Data Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 120 (40.54%) Migration
2 105 (35.47%) Data Migration
3 81 (27.36%) SAP
4 62 (20.95%) SQL
5 51 (17.23%) ETL
6 49 (16.55%) Finance
7 46 (15.54%) Data Warehouse
7 46 (15.54%) Data Management
8 45 (15.20%) Business Intelligence
9 44 (14.86%) Oracle
10 41 (13.85%) Big Data
11 40 (13.51%) Analytics
11 40 (13.51%) Data Modelling
12 34 (11.49%) Data Centre
13 32 (10.81%) Data Quality
14 31 (10.47%) Data Analysis
15 27 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
15 27 (9.12%) Data Governance
15 27 (9.12%) Hadoop
16 25 (8.45%) Data Cleansing
16 25 (8.45%) SQL Server
17 24 (8.11%) Data Analytics
18 23 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
19 22 (7.43%) SAP Data Services
19 22 (7.43%) Data Architecture
20 18 (6.08%) Data Mapping
21 17 (5.74%) Tableau
21 17 (5.74%) Master Data Management
21 17 (5.74%) Agile Software Development
21 17 (5.74%) LSMW

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 14 (4.73%) Apache Spark
2 12 (4.05%) SAS
3 5 (1.69%) Apache Pig
4 4 (1.35%) Apache
5 3 (1.01%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.68%) ArcGIS
6 2 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.68%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.34%) Drupal
7 1 (0.34%) MQSI
7 1 (0.34%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (0.34%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (2.36%) MS Office
2 6 (2.03%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.01%) SPSS
4 1 (0.34%) CPLEX
4 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (4.05%) SAP MM
2 9 (3.04%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (2.03%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (2.03%) SAP MDM
4 5 (1.69%) SAP CRM
5 4 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (1.35%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (1.01%) Maximo
6 3 (1.01%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (1.01%) SAP HR
6 3 (1.01%) SAP Payroll
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.68%) SAP PM
7 2 (0.68%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.34%) HFM
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.34%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.35%) SaaS
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%) Office 365
4 1 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.69%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.35%) LAN
2 4 (1.35%) WAN
3 3 (1.01%) ATM
3 3 (1.01%) BGP
3 3 (1.01%) EIGRP
3 3 (1.01%) Firewall
3 3 (1.01%) HSRP
3 3 (1.01%) ISDN
3 3 (1.01%) OSPF
3 3 (1.01%) PPP
3 3 (1.01%) VLAN
3 3 (1.01%) X.25
4 1 (0.34%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.34%) DMVPN
4 1 (0.34%) Internet
4 1 (0.34%) MPLS
4 1 (0.34%) Network Security
4 1 (0.34%) SMTP
4 1 (0.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (15.54%) Data Warehouse
2 41 (13.85%) Big Data
3 27 (9.12%) Hadoop
4 25 (8.45%) SQL Server
5 22 (7.43%) SAP Data Services
6 13 (4.39%) BusinessObjects
7 11 (3.72%) Apache Hive
8 10 (3.38%) Power BI
8 10 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (3.04%) Oracle Database
9 9 (3.04%) Relational Database
10 8 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (2.36%) Oracle ODI
11 7 (2.36%) QlikView
12 6 (2.03%) Base SAS
12 6 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.69%) DataStage
14 4 (1.35%) Data Mining
14 4 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (1.35%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 17 (5.74%) LSMW
2 7 (2.36%) ERwin
3 4 (1.35%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.34%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (0.34%) Toad
4 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.34%) XMLSpy
General
1 49 (16.55%) Finance
2 14 (4.73%) Banking
3 10 (3.38%) Manufacturing
3 10 (3.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (3.04%) Retail
5 5 (1.69%) Law
5 5 (1.69%) Marketing
6 4 (1.35%) Legal
7 3 (1.01%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.68%) Back Office
8 2 (0.68%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Automotive
9 1 (0.34%) Electronics
9 1 (0.34%) German Language
9 1 (0.34%) Local Government
9 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.70%) D3.js
2 7 (2.36%) Web Services
3 6 (2.03%) BAPI
3 6 (2.03%) Kafka
4 5 (1.69%) .NET
5 4 (1.35%) XML
6 3 (1.01%) J2EE
7 2 (0.68%) XSLT
8 1 (0.34%) CGI
8 1 (0.34%) LAMP
8 1 (0.34%) Middleware
8 1 (0.34%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (0.34%) OAuth
8 1 (0.34%) SAML
8 1 (0.34%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.34%) SAP XI
8 1 (0.34%) Spark Streaming
8 1 (0.34%) Spring
8 1 (0.34%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.49%) Data Centre
2 27 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.41%) Visualisation
4 15 (5.07%) Data Integration
5 7 (2.36%) Data Extraction
5 7 (2.36%) FMCG
6 6 (2.03%) Reference Data
7 4 (1.35%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.35%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.01%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.01%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.01%) Statistics
9 2 (0.68%) Data Conversion
9 2 (0.68%) iSeries
9 2 (0.68%) Neural Network
9 2 (0.68%) NHS
9 2 (0.68%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.34%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.34%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.34%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.73%) Linux
2 9 (3.04%) Unix
3 7 (2.36%) Windows
4 4 (1.35%) CentOS
4 4 (1.35%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.01%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.68%) Solaris
6 2 (0.68%) SUSE
6 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.34%) AIX
7 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (40.54%) Migration
2 105 (35.47%) Data Migration
3 51 (17.23%) ETL
4 46 (15.54%) Data Management
5 45 (15.20%) Business Intelligence
6 40 (13.51%) Analytics
6 40 (13.51%) Data Modelling
7 31 (10.47%) Data Analysis
8 27 (9.12%) Data Governance
9 25 (8.45%) Data Cleansing
10 24 (8.11%) Data Analytics
11 23 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (7.43%) Data Architecture
13 18 (6.08%) Data Mapping
14 17 (5.74%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (5.74%) Master Data Management
15 16 (5.41%) Data Visualisation
16 12 (4.05%) ERP
17 11 (3.72%) Open Source
18 10 (3.38%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 62 (20.95%) SQL
2 14 (4.73%) Java
3 12 (4.05%) T-SQL
4 10 (3.38%) Python
5 9 (3.04%) ABAP
5 9 (3.04%) PL/SQL
6 7 (2.36%) Scala
7 4 (1.35%) R
8 3 (1.01%) C++
8 3 (1.01%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.01%) Perl
8 3 (1.01%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.68%) C#
9 2 (0.68%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.68%) VBA
9 2 (0.68%) XPath
10 1 (0.34%) C
10 1 (0.34%) VB
10 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.04%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.36%) Degree
4 4 (1.35%) CCIE
4 4 (1.35%) CCNA
4 4 (1.35%) CCNP
4 4 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.35%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.68%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.34%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) CISSP
7 1 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.81%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.68%) QA
3 1 (0.34%) GAAP
System Software
1 3 (1.01%) HDFS
2 2 (0.68%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.68%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.34%) Docker
3 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.34%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.01%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.34%) Ansible
4 1 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.34%) Puppet
4 1 (0.34%) SCCM
4 1 (0.34%) SCOM
4 1 (0.34%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 81 (27.36%) SAP
2 44 (14.86%) Oracle
3 17 (5.74%) Informatica
3 17 (5.74%) Tableau
4 15 (5.07%) Microsoft
5 9 (3.04%) Cloudera
5 9 (3.04%) HP
6 8 (2.70%) IBM
7 6 (2.03%) Cisco
7 6 (2.03%) Symantec
8 4 (1.35%) Hortonworks
8 4 (1.35%) Siebel
8 4 (1.35%) Talend
9 3 (1.01%) Ab Initio
9 3 (1.01%) CA
9 3 (1.01%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.68%) Cognos
10 2 (0.68%) ESRI
10 2 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.68%) VMware
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