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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Consultant
Rank 424 461 489
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 181 114 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.23% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 52 58
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£450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £254 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £499 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £41.00
UK excluding London average 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
51170 49280 54602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.64% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30980 29240 30617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2111 2700
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £38.98 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +27 155 £450 +12.50% 20
London +66 96 £450 +12.50% 13
South East +3 20 £375 -3.28% 3
North West -4 14 £450 +28.57% 4
City of London +35 11 £525 +45.83% 2
Scotland -13 10 £318 -20.62% 3
Berkshire +10 6 £375 +8.69% 1
West Midlands -11 5 £525 +110.00%
Edinburgh -12 5 £338 -15.62%
South West -28 5 £488 -6.69%
Birmingham +2 4 £550 +87.23%
East Midlands - 4 £400 -
Surrey - 4 £375 -
Hampshire -15 3 £350 -
East of England -16 3 £394 +5.00%
Aberdeen +6 2 £310 - 1
Manchester -11 2 - - 1
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £394 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £513 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 1
South Wales - 2 £250 -
Wales - 2 £250 -
Cheshire 0 1 £550 +76.00% 2
Wiltshire -13 1 £475 -16.66%
Watford - 1 £325 -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -

Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 163 (50.62%) Migration
2 153 (47.52%) Data Migration
3 105 (32.61%) SAP
4 97 (30.12%) SQL
5 81 (25.16%) Oracle
6 78 (24.22%) ETL
7 56 (17.39%) LSMW
8 47 (14.60%) Finance
9 45 (13.98%) SQL Server
10 43 (13.35%) Data Warehouse
11 41 (12.73%) Data Cleansing
12 39 (12.11%) Business Intelligence
12 39 (12.11%) Data Modelling
13 36 (11.18%) Informatica
14 33 (10.25%) Data Management
15 30 (9.32%) Data Analysis
15 30 (9.32%) Data Governance
16 29 (9.01%) ERP
17 28 (8.70%) Analytics
18 27 (8.39%) Banking
18 27 (8.39%) Validation
19 26 (8.07%) PL/SQL
20 24 (7.45%) T-SQL
21 23 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 23 (7.14%) Big Data
22 22 (6.83%) Data Quality
22 22 (6.83%) SAP Data Services
22 22 (6.83%) User Acceptance Testing
23 21 (6.52%) Business Objects
24 20 (6.21%) BusinessObjects

Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 10 (3.11%) Oracle Workflow
2 9 (2.80%) SAS
3 8 (2.48%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.62%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (0.62%) IIS
4 2 (0.62%) Apache
4 2 (0.62%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.62%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.31%) CMS
5 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (3.73%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.11%) SPSS
3 5 (1.55%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.62%) MS Office
4 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.31%) Stata
Business Applications
1 19 (5.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 18 (5.59%) Oracle Payables
2 18 (5.59%) Oracle Receivables
3 14 (4.35%) Oracle Assets
3 14 (4.35%) Oracle General Ledger
4 12 (3.73%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (2.48%) SAP FI
5 8 (2.48%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (1.55%) SAP CRM
6 5 (1.55%) SAP CO
7 4 (1.24%) SAP SD
7 4 (1.24%) SAP MDM
7 4 (1.24%) Agresso
7 4 (1.24%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.93%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.62%) SAP PM
9 2 (0.62%) SAP Retail
9 2 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.24%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.62%) SaaS
4 1 (0.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.86%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.55%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (1.24%) SAN
3 4 (1.24%) Firewall
4 3 (0.93%) LAN
4 3 (0.93%) WAN
4 3 (0.93%) VPN
5 2 (0.62%) DNS
5 2 (0.62%) DHCP
5 2 (0.62%) Wireless
5 2 (0.62%) Frame Relay
5 2 (0.62%) WEP
5 2 (0.62%) WPA
5 2 (0.62%) MPLS
5 2 (0.62%) OSPF
5 2 (0.62%) BGP
5 2 (0.62%) ATM
5 2 (0.62%) WPA2
5 2 (0.62%) WAAS
6 1 (0.31%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (13.98%) SQL Server
2 43 (13.35%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (7.14%) Big Data
4 22 (6.83%) SAP Data Services
5 20 (6.21%) BusinessObjects
6 19 (5.90%) Oracle ODI
7 16 (4.97%) Relational Database
7 16 (4.97%) Hadoop
8 13 (4.04%) PowerCenter
9 12 (3.73%) MySQL
10 10 (3.11%) Data Mart
11 9 (2.80%) Apache Hive
11 9 (2.80%) Data Mining
11 9 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (2.17%) Oracle Database
12 7 (2.17%) RDBMS
12 7 (2.17%) MS Access
13 6 (1.86%) MongoDB
13 6 (1.86%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 56 (17.39%) LSMW
2 6 (1.86%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.31%) GDB
3 1 (0.31%) eCATT
3 1 (0.31%) Toad
3 1 (0.31%) ERwin
General
1 47 (14.60%) Finance
2 27 (8.39%) Banking
3 18 (5.59%) Retail
4 8 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.86%) Marketing
7 5 (1.55%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.24%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.93%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.93%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.62%) German Language
11 1 (0.31%) Local Government
11 1 (0.31%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.31%) French Language
11 1 (0.31%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.11%) WF
2 5 (1.55%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (1.55%) .NET
2 5 (1.55%) XML
3 4 (1.24%) BAPI
4 3 (0.93%) Web Services
4 3 (0.93%) Cascading
5 2 (0.62%) Cascalog
5 2 (0.62%) HTML
5 2 (0.62%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.62%) JSP
5 2 (0.62%) Kafka
5 2 (0.62%) Middleware
5 2 (0.62%) RHadoop
6 1 (0.31%) Apache Avro
6 1 (0.31%) MDX
6 1 (0.31%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.31%) SOAP
6 1 (0.31%) XSD
6 1 (0.31%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.66%) Data Integration
1 15 (4.66%) Data Conversion
2 12 (3.73%) Data Extraction
3 8 (2.48%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.55%) NHS
4 5 (1.55%) GIS
4 5 (1.55%) FMCG
5 4 (1.24%) Semantic Web
5 4 (1.24%) Visualisation
5 4 (1.24%) Photography
5 4 (1.24%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (0.93%) Freedom of Information Act
6 3 (0.93%) Mathematics
6 3 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.62%) FlexPod
7 2 (0.62%) Derivative
7 2 (0.62%) Statistics
7 2 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.04%) Windows
2 5 (1.55%) Linux
2 5 (1.55%) UNIX
3 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.62%) AIX
3 2 (0.62%) HPUX
3 2 (0.62%) Solaris
4 1 (0.31%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (50.62%) Migration
2 153 (47.52%) Data Migration
3 78 (24.22%) ETL
4 41 (12.73%) Data Cleansing
5 39 (12.11%) Business Intelligence
5 39 (12.11%) Data Modelling
6 33 (10.25%) Data Management
7 30 (9.32%) Data Analysis
7 30 (9.32%) Data Governance
8 29 (9.01%) ERP
9 28 (8.70%) Analytics
10 27 (8.39%) Validation
11 22 (6.83%) User Acceptance Testing
12 20 (6.21%) Data Mapping
13 19 (5.90%) CRM
14 17 (5.28%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (4.97%) Workflow
16 15 (4.66%) Master Data Management
17 14 (4.35%) Data Analytics
17 14 (4.35%) Data Reconciliation
Programming Languages
1 97 (30.12%) SQL
2 26 (8.07%) PL/SQL
3 24 (7.45%) T-SQL
4 10 (3.11%) ABAP
5 6 (1.86%) Java
6 5 (1.55%) Python
7 4 (1.24%) R
7 4 (1.24%) VBA
8 3 (0.93%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.62%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.62%) Scala
9 2 (0.62%) VBScript
9 2 (0.62%) C
9 2 (0.62%) C#
10 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.31%) Perl
10 1 (0.31%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 20 (6.21%) Degree
2 19 (5.90%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.42%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.31%) EXIN
6 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.31%) ACCA
6 1 (0.31%) CISA
6 1 (0.31%) CISM
6 1 (0.31%) CIMA
6 1 (0.31%) MBA
6 1 (0.31%) CCNP
6 1 (0.31%) CCDP
6 1 (0.31%) CISSP
6 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.83%) Data Quality
2 11 (3.42%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) Basel III
3 1 (0.31%) FINREP
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (0.31%) GxP
3 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.31%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.93%) HDFS
3 2 (0.62%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.62%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.31%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.62%) Oozie
1 2 (0.62%) SCDPM
1 2 (0.62%) Chukwa
2 1 (0.31%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.31%) Puppet
2 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.31%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 105 (32.61%) SAP
2 81 (25.16%) Oracle
3 36 (11.18%) Informatica
4 21 (6.52%) Business Objects
5 13 (4.04%) Microsoft
6 11 (3.42%) Cisco
7 10 (3.11%) IBM
7 10 (3.11%) VMware
8 7 (2.17%) HP
8 7 (2.17%) Tableau
9 6 (1.86%) Talend
9 6 (1.86%) CODA
10 5 (1.55%) NetApp
11 4 (1.24%) Greenplum
12 3 (0.93%) Guidewire
12 3 (0.93%) DataFlux
12 3 (0.93%) Ab Initio
12 3 (0.93%) Teradata
12 3 (0.93%) EMC
12 3 (0.93%) Juniper
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £275 to £345 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Montash
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £1 per day + Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
Engage PSG
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 14 days ago
Oxfordshire
Bridge Noble
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago