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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Consultant
Rank 500 489 447
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -42
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 146 158 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.28% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.30% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 97 113
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £17.22 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.22 £33.25
% change year-on-year
- -48.21%

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
50873 53029 50613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.70% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33243 32777 31313
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2111 2126
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.87 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.60 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 29 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 29 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 -5 132 £450 - 35
London -33 46 £575 +23.65% 20
South East +10 30 £325 -17.46% 5
North West +14 18 £463 +23.33% 3
Berkshire -1 16 £443 +18.00% 4
Manchester +2 12 £513 +36.66% 3
South West -3 12 £450 - 2
Scotland -14 10 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 9 £325 - 1
Witney - 9 £325 -
Swindon +8 8 £450 -25.00%
Wiltshire +2 8 £450 -25.00%
West Midlands -7 8 £425 +1.49% 1
Reading -5 6 £468 +57.14% 2
East Midlands +13 5 £413 +3.12%
City of London +33 4 £350 -26.70% 8
Glasgow +3 4 - -
Chester -1 4 £444 -
Cheshire -4 4 £444 -
East of England +8 3 £425 -8.10% 2
Edinburgh -4 3 - - 1
North East - 3 £280 -
Warwickshire - 3 £500 -
Nottingham - 3 £413 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £413 -
Warwick - 3 £500 -
Hampshire +1 2 - -
Birmingham -2 2 £475 - 1
Coventry -3 2 £325 +4.83%
Bristol - 2 - - 2

Data Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 115 (40.49%) Migration
2 101 (35.56%) Data Migration
3 70 (24.65%) SAP
4 67 (23.59%) SQL
5 58 (20.42%) Oracle
6 52 (18.31%) ETL
7 49 (17.25%) Finance
8 42 (14.79%) Data Management
9 41 (14.44%) Data Warehouse
10 39 (13.73%) Data Modelling
10 39 (13.73%) Big Data
11 32 (11.27%) Analytics
12 31 (10.92%) Business Intelligence
12 31 (10.92%) Data Centre
13 29 (10.21%) Data Quality
14 28 (9.86%) Data Analysis
15 25 (8.80%) Data Governance
15 25 (8.80%) Hadoop
16 22 (7.75%) SAP Data Services
16 22 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
17 20 (7.04%) Data Cleansing
17 20 (7.04%) Security Cleared
17 20 (7.04%) Informatica
18 19 (6.69%) SQL Server
18 19 (6.69%) Stakeholder Management
18 19 (6.69%) Data Architecture
19 18 (6.34%) Data Analytics
19 18 (6.34%) Banking
20 17 (5.99%) Linux
21 16 (5.63%) Microsoft

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 13 (4.58%) Apache Spark
1 13 (4.58%) SAS
2 4 (1.41%) Apache
2 4 (1.41%) Apache Pig
3 3 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.06%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.70%) ArcGIS
4 2 (0.70%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.35%) Drupal
5 1 (0.35%) MQSI
5 1 (0.35%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (0.35%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (2.46%) MS Office
2 6 (2.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.35%) CPLEX
3 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (4.23%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (3.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (3.17%) SAP MM
4 5 (1.76%) SAP CRM
5 4 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (1.41%) SAP HR
5 4 (1.41%) SAP IS-U
5 4 (1.41%) SAP MDM
5 4 (1.41%) SAP SD
6 3 (1.06%) Maximo
6 3 (1.06%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (1.06%) SAP Payroll
7 2 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.70%) SAP PM
7 2 (0.70%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.35%) HFM
8 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.35%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.41%) SaaS
4 1 (0.35%) AdWords
4 1 (0.35%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (0.35%) GitHub
4 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.35%) Office 365
4 1 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.41%) Firewall
2 3 (1.06%) LAN
2 3 (1.06%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.06%) WAN
3 2 (0.70%) ATM
3 2 (0.70%) BGP
3 2 (0.70%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (0.70%) DMVPN
3 2 (0.70%) EIGRP
3 2 (0.70%) HSRP
3 2 (0.70%) ISDN
3 2 (0.70%) MPLS
3 2 (0.70%) OSPF
3 2 (0.70%) PPP
3 2 (0.70%) VLAN
3 2 (0.70%) Wireless
3 2 (0.70%) X.25
4 1 (0.35%) Internet
4 1 (0.35%) Network Security
4 1 (0.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (14.44%) Data Warehouse
2 39 (13.73%) Big Data
3 25 (8.80%) Hadoop
4 22 (7.75%) SAP Data Services
5 19 (6.69%) SQL Server
6 16 (5.63%) Oracle Database
7 14 (4.93%) BusinessObjects
8 13 (4.58%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (4.23%) Apache Hive
10 7 (2.46%) Oracle ODI
10 7 (2.46%) QlikView
10 7 (2.46%) Relational Database
11 6 (2.11%) Base SAS
11 6 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.76%) DataStage
12 5 (1.76%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (1.76%) PowerCenter
12 5 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (1.41%) BODI
13 4 (1.41%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (3.87%) LSMW
2 7 (2.46%) ERwin
3 6 (2.11%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.35%) JUnit
4 1 (0.35%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (0.35%) Toad
4 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.35%) XMLSpy
General
1 49 (17.25%) Finance
2 18 (6.34%) Banking
3 7 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (2.11%) Law
5 5 (1.76%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.76%) Marketing
5 5 (1.76%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.41%) Legal
6 4 (1.41%) Retail
7 3 (1.06%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.70%) Back Office
9 1 (0.35%) Automotive
9 1 (0.35%) Electronics
9 1 (0.35%) Local Government
9 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.46%) BAPI
1 7 (2.46%) Kafka
2 6 (2.11%) Web Services
3 4 (1.41%) XML
4 3 (1.06%) .NET
4 3 (1.06%) J2EE
5 2 (0.70%) Spark Streaming
5 2 (0.70%) XSLT
6 1 (0.35%) CGI
6 1 (0.35%) LAMP
6 1 (0.35%) Middleware
6 1 (0.35%) OAuth
6 1 (0.35%) SAML
6 1 (0.35%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.35%) SAP XI
6 1 (0.35%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.92%) Data Centre
2 22 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.63%) Data Integration
4 9 (3.17%) Visualisation
5 6 (2.11%) Data Extraction
5 6 (2.11%) FMCG
5 6 (2.11%) Reference Data
6 4 (1.41%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.06%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.70%) iSeries
8 2 (0.70%) NHS
8 2 (0.70%) User Experience
9 1 (0.35%) AS400
9 1 (0.35%) Blog
9 1 (0.35%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.35%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.35%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.35%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.35%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (5.99%) Linux
2 10 (3.52%) Unix
3 6 (2.11%) Windows
4 4 (1.41%) CentOS
4 4 (1.41%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.70%) Solaris
5 2 (0.70%) SUSE
5 2 (0.70%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (40.49%) Migration
2 101 (35.56%) Data Migration
3 52 (18.31%) ETL
4 42 (14.79%) Data Management
5 39 (13.73%) Data Modelling
6 32 (11.27%) Analytics
7 31 (10.92%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (9.86%) Data Analysis
9 25 (8.80%) Data Governance
10 20 (7.04%) Data Cleansing
11 19 (6.69%) Data Architecture
11 19 (6.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (6.34%) Data Analytics
13 15 (5.28%) Data Mapping
13 15 (5.28%) Master Data Management
14 13 (4.58%) CRM
15 10 (3.52%) ERP
15 10 (3.52%) Validation
16 9 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (3.17%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 67 (23.59%) SQL
2 15 (5.28%) Java
3 10 (3.52%) PL/SQL
4 9 (3.17%) ABAP
4 9 (3.17%) T-SQL
5 8 (2.82%) Python
6 7 (2.46%) Scala
7 4 (1.41%) Perl
7 4 (1.41%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.06%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.70%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.70%) C#
9 2 (0.70%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.70%) R
9 2 (0.70%) VBA
9 2 (0.70%) XPath
10 1 (0.35%) C++
10 1 (0.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.35%) VB
10 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (7.04%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.93%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.82%) Degree
4 4 (1.41%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.06%) CCIE
5 3 (1.06%) CCNA
5 3 (1.06%) CCNP
5 3 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.06%) CISSP
5 3 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.70%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.35%) CISA
7 1 (0.35%) CISM
7 1 (0.35%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.21%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.35%) GAAP
2 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.06%) HDFS
2 2 (0.70%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.35%) Docker
3 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.70%) Ansible
3 2 (0.70%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (0.70%) Puppet
4 1 (0.35%) Check_MK
4 1 (0.35%) Kibana
4 1 (0.35%) SCCM
4 1 (0.35%) SCOM
4 1 (0.35%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 70 (24.65%) SAP
2 58 (20.42%) Oracle
3 20 (7.04%) Informatica
4 16 (5.63%) Microsoft
5 8 (2.82%) Tableau
6 7 (2.46%) Cloudera
7 6 (2.11%) HP
7 6 (2.11%) Talend
8 5 (1.76%) Cisco
8 5 (1.76%) IBM
9 4 (1.41%) Ab Initio
9 4 (1.41%) Siebel
10 3 (1.06%) CA
10 3 (1.06%) Hortonworks
10 3 (1.06%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.70%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.70%) Fortinet
11 2 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.70%) Symantec
11 2 (0.70%) Vertica
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