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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Consultant
Rank 483 499 406
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -93
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 178 143 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.25% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.26% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 72 120
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £731 £589 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £46.00 - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - £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
51181 53984 51041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33252 34149 30933
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1553 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +20 163 £475 +5.55% 30
London -15 70 £575 +24.32% 16
South East +31 47 £425 - 3
Berkshire +22 28 £450 +5.88% 2
North West +14 12 £494 - 4
Oxfordshire - 12 £325 -
Witney - 11 £325 -
Scotland +8 10 £475 +11.76% 4
West Midlands -26 8 £475 +26.66% 2
Cheshire +5 6 £463 -
Yorkshire -9 6 £200 -47.43% 2
Edinburgh - 6 £500 - 3
East of England +22 5 £425 - 1
Glasgow +5 4 £450 - 1
South Yorkshire -2 4 £200 -50.00% 1
Chester -2 4 £494 -
South West -6 4 £581 +22.36% 1
Reading +6 3 £463 +8.82%
Hampshire +3 3 £488 -
East Midlands -3 3 £400 -5.60%
Manchester -8 3 - - 4
Sheffield -12 3 - -
City of London +30 2 £625 +19.04% 6
Swindon -2 2 £581 +4.49%
Wiltshire -8 2 £581 +4.49%
Birmingham -14 2 £563 +33.92% 2
Coventry - 2 £325 -
Warwickshire - 2 £538 -
Warwick - 2 £538 -
Warrington - 2 £300 -

Data Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 125 (38.46%) Migration
2 108 (33.23%) Data Migration
3 95 (29.23%) SQL
4 85 (26.15%) Oracle
5 70 (21.54%) Finance
6 65 (20.00%) SAP
7 64 (19.69%) Big Data
8 49 (15.08%) ETL
8 49 (15.08%) Business Intelligence
9 48 (14.77%) Hadoop
10 45 (13.85%) Analytics
11 41 (12.62%) Data Warehouse
12 34 (10.46%) Data Management
13 33 (10.15%) Data Centre
14 32 (9.85%) Security Cleared
15 31 (9.54%) Data Quality
15 31 (9.54%) Data Modelling
16 28 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
17 27 (8.31%) Data Analytics
18 26 (8.00%) SC Cleared
18 26 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
19 25 (7.69%) SAP Data Services
19 25 (7.69%) Data Governance
20 24 (7.38%) Microsoft
21 23 (7.08%) Banking
22 22 (6.77%) SQL Server
22 22 (6.77%) Data Analysis
23 21 (6.46%) Oracle EBS R12
24 20 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
25 19 (5.85%) Apache Spark

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 19 (5.85%) Apache Spark
2 14 (4.31%) SAS
3 9 (2.77%) Apache Pig
4 5 (1.54%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.23%) Apache
6 3 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.92%) IIS
7 2 (0.62%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.31%) Documentum
8 1 (0.31%) Drupal
8 1 (0.31%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 10 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) CPLEX
3 1 (0.31%) MS Project
3 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (6.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.85%) SAP MM
4 5 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.54%) SAP FI
4 5 (1.54%) SAP IS-U
4 5 (1.54%) SAP MDM
5 4 (1.23%) SAP CRM
5 4 (1.23%) SAP HR
5 4 (1.23%) SAP SD
5 4 (1.23%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (0.92%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.92%) SAP APO
6 3 (0.92%) SAP Payroll
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.62%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.31%) SAP WM
8 1 (0.31%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.23%) SaaS
3 1 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.31%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.31%) GitHub
3 1 (0.31%) IaaS
3 1 (0.31%) Office 365
3 1 (0.31%) PaaS
3 1 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.38%) Firewall
2 7 (2.15%) BGP
2 7 (2.15%) LAN
2 7 (2.15%) WAN
3 6 (1.85%) EIGRP
3 6 (1.85%) MPLS
3 6 (1.85%) OSPF
3 6 (1.85%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.85%) VLAN
4 5 (1.54%) ATM
4 5 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (1.54%) DMVPN
4 5 (1.54%) HSRP
4 5 (1.54%) ISDN
4 5 (1.54%) PPP
4 5 (1.54%) Wireless
4 5 (1.54%) X.25
5 1 (0.31%) FTP
5 1 (0.31%) Skype
5 1 (0.31%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (19.69%) Big Data
2 48 (14.77%) Hadoop
3 41 (12.62%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (7.69%) SAP Data Services
5 22 (6.77%) SQL Server
6 18 (5.54%) Oracle Database
7 15 (4.62%) Apache Hive
7 15 (4.62%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (3.08%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (2.77%) Power BI
10 8 (2.46%) Oracle ODI
10 8 (2.46%) QlikView
10 8 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (1.85%) Base SAS
12 6 (1.85%) DataStage
13 5 (1.54%) NoSQL
13 5 (1.54%) Relational Database
14 4 (1.23%) IBM InfoSphere
14 4 (1.23%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 12 (3.69%) LSMW
2 8 (2.46%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (1.54%) ERwin
4 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.31%) JUnit
5 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 70 (21.54%) Finance
2 23 (7.08%) Banking
3 9 (2.77%) Law
4 8 (2.46%) Retail
5 6 (1.85%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.23%) Legal
7 3 (0.92%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.62%) Automotive
8 2 (0.62%) Back Office
8 2 (0.62%) Electronics
8 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.62%) Marketing
9 1 (0.31%) Local Government
9 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.85%) BAPI
1 6 (1.85%) Spark Streaming
2 5 (1.54%) Web Services
3 4 (1.23%) XML
4 3 (0.92%) .NET
5 2 (0.62%) D3.js
5 2 (0.62%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (0.62%) XSLT
6 1 (0.31%) CGI
6 1 (0.31%) Drools
6 1 (0.31%) J2EE
6 1 (0.31%) Kafka
6 1 (0.31%) LAMP
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.31%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.31%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.15%) Data Centre
2 28 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.92%) Data Integration
4 12 (3.69%) Visualisation
5 9 (2.77%) Data Conversion
5 9 (2.77%) Data Extraction
6 5 (1.54%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.54%) Reference Data
6 5 (1.54%) Statistics
7 4 (1.23%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.23%) AS400
7 4 (1.23%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.23%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.92%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.92%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.92%) NHS
9 2 (0.62%) Applied Mathematics
9 2 (0.62%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (0.62%) FMCG
9 2 (0.62%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.54%) Linux
2 13 (4.00%) Windows
3 10 (3.08%) Unix
4 2 (0.62%) SUSE
4 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.62%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.31%) AIX
5 1 (0.31%) CentOS
5 1 (0.31%) HPUX
5 1 (0.31%) Solaris
5 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (38.46%) Migration
2 108 (33.23%) Data Migration
3 49 (15.08%) Business Intelligence
3 49 (15.08%) ETL
4 45 (13.85%) Analytics
5 34 (10.46%) Data Management
6 31 (9.54%) Data Modelling
7 27 (8.31%) Data Analytics
8 25 (7.69%) Data Governance
9 22 (6.77%) Data Analysis
10 20 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (5.54%) Data Cleansing
11 18 (5.54%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (5.23%) Data Architecture
12 17 (5.23%) Validation
13 16 (4.92%) CRM
13 16 (4.92%) Data Mapping
14 15 (4.62%) ERP
14 15 (4.62%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 15 (4.62%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 95 (29.23%) SQL
2 15 (4.62%) Java
2 15 (4.62%) PL/SQL
3 14 (4.31%) Scala
4 12 (3.69%) Python
4 12 (3.69%) T-SQL
5 7 (2.15%) R
6 5 (1.54%) ABAP
7 4 (1.23%) Perl
8 2 (0.62%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.62%) C#
8 2 (0.62%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.62%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.62%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.62%) XPath
9 1 (0.31%) C
9 1 (0.31%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.31%) Go
9 1 (0.31%) VB
9 1 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (9.85%) Security Cleared
2 26 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.38%) Degree
4 9 (2.77%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.15%) CCIE
5 7 (2.15%) CCNP
5 7 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.85%) CCNA
7 4 (1.23%) BC Cleared
7 4 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.92%) CISSP
8 3 (0.92%) PhD
8 3 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.62%) CISA
9 2 (0.62%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.54%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.92%) GxP
3 2 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.31%) GAAP
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (0.62%) Docker
2 2 (0.62%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.62%) Ansible
2 2 (0.62%) Puppet
3 1 (0.31%) Check_MK
3 1 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.31%) Kibana
Vendors
1 85 (26.15%) Oracle
2 65 (20.00%) SAP
3 24 (7.38%) Microsoft
4 18 (5.54%) Informatica
5 9 (2.77%) Cisco
5 9 (2.77%) Tableau
6 8 (2.46%) Talend
7 7 (2.15%) HP
8 6 (1.85%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.54%) Fortinet
10 4 (1.23%) Ab Initio
10 4 (1.23%) IBM
10 4 (1.23%) Sybase
11 3 (0.92%) Cloudera
11 3 (0.92%) Hyperion
11 3 (0.92%) Juniper
11 3 (0.92%) MapR
11 3 (0.92%) Siebel
11 3 (0.92%) Teradata
12 2 (0.62%) Vertica
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