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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Consultant
Rank 476 456 446
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 137 122 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.26% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 70 52
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£450 £495 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £413
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
51627 47265 47439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.78% 92.65% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32694 28640 26630
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2099 2053 2601
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 27 November 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
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 27 November 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 +9 127 £450 -10.00% 14
London -30 55 £438 -8.85% 11
South East -23 17 £388 -22.50%
North West +3 13 £428 -16.99%
East of England -5 10 £500 +25.00% 1
City of London +20 9 £475 +5.55% 4
Berkshire +9 8 £450 -
Cambridgeshire - 7 £500 - 1
Manchester - 7 £359 -
West Midlands -14 6 £331 +3.51%
Peterborough - 6 £500 - 1
Reading - 6 £450 -
East Midlands +8 4 £375 -
Yorkshire - 4 - - 1
Birmingham -2 2 £331 -2.57%
Merseyside -3 2 £350 -33.33%
Hertfordshire - 2 £419 -
Norwich +4 1 £300 -25.00%
Norfolk +1 1 £300 -25.00%
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Marlow - - - -

Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 142 (45.66%) Migration
2 132 (42.44%) Data Migration
3 106 (34.08%) SQL
4 78 (25.08%) SAP
5 77 (24.76%) ETL
6 70 (22.51%) Oracle
7 57 (18.33%) Finance
8 52 (16.72%) Data Warehouse
9 43 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
10 39 (12.54%) Data Governance
10 39 (12.54%) SQL Server
11 35 (11.25%) Data Modelling
11 35 (11.25%) Data Management
12 34 (10.93%) Business Intelligence
12 34 (10.93%) Informatica
13 33 (10.61%) PL/SQL
14 31 (9.97%) LSMW
15 26 (8.36%) ERP
15 26 (8.36%) Big Data
15 26 (8.36%) Data Cleansing
16 25 (8.04%) Data Integration
16 25 (8.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 22 (7.07%) Data Structures
18 21 (6.75%) Data Mapping
18 21 (6.75%) Banking
18 21 (6.75%) Business Objects
19 20 (6.43%) SAP Data Services
19 20 (6.43%) Data Quality
19 20 (6.43%) Analytics
20 19 (6.11%) Kimball Methodology

Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 8 (2.57%) Apache Pig
1 8 (2.57%) SAS
2 7 (2.25%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (1.29%) Apache
5 2 (0.64%) IIS
5 2 (0.64%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (2.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.61%) SPSS
3 3 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (3.54%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (2.89%) Oracle General Ledger
3 8 (2.57%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (2.57%) Oracle Receivables
3 8 (2.57%) Oracle Assets
4 6 (1.93%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (1.93%) SAP SD
5 5 (1.61%) SAP FI
5 5 (1.61%) SAP CRM
6 4 (1.29%) SAP ERP
6 4 (1.29%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (1.29%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (1.29%) SAP CO
6 4 (1.29%) Summit
6 4 (1.29%) Agresso
7 3 (0.96%) SAP PM
7 3 (0.96%) SAP MDM
7 3 (0.96%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.64%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 2 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.29%) SaaS
2 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.64%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (0.64%) IaaS
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.89%) Firewall
2 6 (1.93%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.93%) VPN
3 4 (1.29%) LAN
3 4 (1.29%) WAN
4 3 (0.96%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.64%) WPA2
5 2 (0.64%) WAAS
5 2 (0.64%) Frame Relay
5 2 (0.64%) Wireless
5 2 (0.64%) WEP
5 2 (0.64%) WPA
5 2 (0.64%) ATM
6 1 (0.32%) SAN
6 1 (0.32%) MPLS
6 1 (0.32%) RTP
6 1 (0.32%) Internet
6 1 (0.32%) MVNO
6 1 (0.32%) NAS
6 1 (0.32%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (16.72%) Data Warehouse
2 39 (12.54%) SQL Server
3 26 (8.36%) Big Data
4 25 (8.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (6.43%) SAP Data Services
6 17 (5.47%) Hadoop
7 15 (4.82%) BusinessObjects
8 13 (4.18%) Data Mining
9 12 (3.86%) Apache Hive
9 12 (3.86%) PowerCenter
10 10 (3.22%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (3.22%) Oracle ODI
11 9 (2.89%) Oracle Database
12 8 (2.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (2.57%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (2.25%) IBM InfoSphere
14 6 (1.93%) Pentaho
14 6 (1.93%) MongoDB
14 6 (1.93%) NoSQL
14 6 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 31 (9.97%) LSMW
2 3 (0.96%) Toad
2 3 (0.96%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.64%) ERwin
4 1 (0.32%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.32%) eCATT
General
1 57 (18.33%) Finance
2 21 (6.75%) Banking
3 19 (6.11%) Retail
4 7 (2.25%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.93%) Marketing
6 5 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.61%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.29%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.96%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.96%) Legal
9 2 (0.64%) German Language
9 2 (0.64%) Advertising
9 2 (0.64%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.32%) Billing
10 1 (0.32%) Local Government
10 1 (0.32%) Games
10 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.32%) International Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.32%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.89%) XML
2 7 (2.25%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (1.93%) .NET
4 5 (1.61%) Middleware
4 5 (1.61%) SOAP
4 5 (1.61%) WF
5 4 (1.29%) BAPI
5 4 (1.29%) Web Services
6 3 (0.96%) HTML
6 3 (0.96%) J2EE
7 2 (0.64%) MDX
7 2 (0.64%) JSP
8 1 (0.32%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.32%) CSS
8 1 (0.32%) XSD
8 1 (0.32%) Apache Avro
8 1 (0.32%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (8.04%) Data Integration
3 22 (7.07%) Data Structures
4 13 (4.18%) Data Extraction
5 10 (3.22%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.89%) NHS
7 8 (2.57%) Visualisation
8 7 (2.25%) Reference Data
8 7 (2.25%) Data Conversion
8 7 (2.25%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.93%) FMCG
10 5 (1.61%) GIS
10 5 (1.61%) Statistics
11 4 (1.29%) Photography
11 4 (1.29%) Semantic Web
11 4 (1.29%) Freedom of Information
12 3 (0.96%) Replication
12 3 (0.96%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.96%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.14%) Windows
2 10 (3.22%) UNIX
3 4 (1.29%) Linux
4 2 (0.64%) AIX
4 2 (0.64%) HPUX
4 2 (0.64%) Solaris
5 1 (0.32%) zOS
5 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (45.66%) Migration
2 132 (42.44%) Data Migration
3 77 (24.76%) ETL
4 39 (12.54%) Data Governance
5 35 (11.25%) Data Modelling
5 35 (11.25%) Data Management
6 34 (10.93%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (8.36%) ERP
7 26 (8.36%) Data Cleansing
8 21 (6.75%) Data Mapping
9 20 (6.43%) Analytics
10 19 (6.11%) Kimball Methodology
11 18 (5.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (5.47%) CRM
12 17 (5.47%) Validation
12 17 (5.47%) Data Analysis
13 16 (5.14%) Data Architecture
14 15 (4.82%) Information Management
14 15 (4.82%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (4.18%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (34.08%) SQL
2 33 (10.61%) PL/SQL
3 18 (5.79%) T-SQL
4 10 (3.22%) ABAP
5 9 (2.89%) Java
6 6 (1.93%) R
6 6 (1.93%) C
7 5 (1.61%) Python
8 4 (1.29%) C#
8 4 (1.29%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.96%) VBA
9 3 (0.96%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.64%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.32%) SQR
11 1 (0.32%) Perl
11 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.32%) Pig Latin
11 1 (0.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (5.47%) Degree
2 12 (3.86%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.57%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.64%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.64%) CCNP
6 1 (0.32%) CCNA
6 1 (0.32%) CCDP
6 1 (0.32%) CISSP
6 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.32%) ACCA
6 1 (0.32%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.32%) MCP
6 1 (0.32%) MCSD
6 1 (0.32%) EXIN
6 1 (0.32%) MCITP
6 1 (0.32%) MBA
6 1 (0.32%) CISA
6 1 (0.32%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.43%) Data Quality
2 12 (3.86%) QA
3 6 (1.93%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.32%) GxP
4 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.96%) HDFS
3 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.61%) Control-M
2 2 (0.64%) SCCM
3 1 (0.32%) Oozie
3 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.32%) Puppet
3 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 78 (25.08%) SAP
2 70 (22.51%) Oracle
3 34 (10.93%) Informatica
4 21 (6.75%) Business Objects
5 16 (5.14%) Microsoft
6 11 (3.54%) IBM
7 9 (2.89%) HP
8 8 (2.57%) Cognos
9 6 (1.93%) VMware
10 5 (1.61%) Cisco
10 5 (1.61%) BMC
11 4 (1.29%) Greenplum
11 4 (1.29%) Tableau
12 3 (0.96%) Juniper
12 3 (0.96%) Sybase
12 3 (0.96%) Teradata
12 3 (0.96%) Ab Initio
12 3 (0.96%) Talend
13 2 (0.64%) DataFlux
13 2 (0.64%) F5
Peterborough
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
MRP Global
Rate: Excellent day rates
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 23 days ago