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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Consultant
Rank 486 453 415
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 140 159 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.31% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.33% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 93 82
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £338 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £620 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £466 £450 £410
% change year-on-year
+3.61% +9.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £17.22 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.22 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -23.46%

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
48620 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31221 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 132 £475 +5.55% 39
London +1 70 £475 +2.15% 28
South East +11 18 £475 +15.85% 3
North West -11 12 £450 +28.47% 4
Berkshire +10 11 £538 +10.82% 1
South West +7 11 £450 -30.76%
Scotland -2 7 £400 -18.98% 3
West Midlands -7 7 £428 +25.73% 1
Yorkshire -18 7 £600 +42.85% 1
Brentford +11 6 £450 +48.14%
Glasgow +12 5 £400 +6.66%
East of England -4 5 £475 -5.00% 1
City of London +26 4 £488 +4.83% 8
Cheshire -3 4 £388 -26.12% 1
Reading -6 4 £575 +26.37% 1
Manchester -13 4 £500 +42.75% 3
Buckinghamshire +16 3 £538 +79.16% 1
Dorset +5 3 - -
Birmingham 0 3 £425 +25.00% 1
Merseyside 0 3 £444 +195.83%
Liverpool -4 3 £444 +195.83%
South Yorkshire -5 3 £575 -
Sheffield -9 3 £575 -
Bath - 3 £438 -
Bournemouth - 3 - -
Somerset - 3 £438 -
Hertfordshire +4 2 £475 +2.70%
Oxfordshire +2 2 £433 +5.48% 1
Warrington -8 2 £425 -18.97%
West Yorkshire -10 2 £600 +42.85% 1

Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 111 (36.88%) Migration
2 99 (32.89%) Data Migration
3 88 (29.24%) SAP
4 69 (22.92%) SQL
5 58 (19.27%) Business Intelligence
6 52 (17.28%) ETL
6 52 (17.28%) Finance
7 44 (14.62%) Oracle
8 42 (13.95%) Big Data
9 41 (13.62%) Analytics
10 40 (13.29%) Data Warehouse
11 37 (12.29%) Data Modelling
12 34 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
13 33 (10.96%) Data Management
14 32 (10.63%) Data Quality
15 31 (10.30%) SQL Server
16 30 (9.97%) Data Governance
16 30 (9.97%) Data Cleansing
17 27 (8.97%) Hadoop
17 27 (8.97%) Data Analysis
18 26 (8.64%) SAP Data Services
18 26 (8.64%) Data Centre
19 24 (7.97%) Informatica
19 24 (7.97%) LSMW
20 23 (7.64%) Data Architecture
21 22 (7.31%) Data Analytics
22 21 (6.98%) Tableau
22 21 (6.98%) Visualisation
23 20 (6.64%) Data Visualisation
24 19 (6.31%) Agile Software Development

Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (3.32%) Apache Spark
2 8 (2.66%) SAS
3 4 (1.33%) Apache
3 4 (1.33%) Apache Pig
4 3 (1.00%) CMS
4 3 (1.00%) Documentum
5 2 (0.66%) Confluence
5 2 (0.66%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.66%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.33%) Drupal
6 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.33%) IIS
6 1 (0.33%) MQSI
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.33%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.00%) SPSS
3 2 (0.66%) MS Office
3 2 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (3.99%) SAP MM
2 9 (2.99%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.66%) SAP MDM
4 4 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (1.33%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (1.00%) HFM
5 3 (1.00%) Oracle Utilities
6 2 (0.66%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 2 (0.66%) Maximo
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.66%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.66%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.66%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.33%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.33%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.33%) AdWords
2 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.33%) PaaS
2 1 (0.33%) SaaS
2 1 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.99%) WAN
2 5 (1.66%) Firewall
2 5 (1.66%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.00%) ATM
3 3 (1.00%) BGP
3 3 (1.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (1.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (1.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (1.00%) HSRP
3 3 (1.00%) ISDN
3 3 (1.00%) LAN
3 3 (1.00%) Network Security
3 3 (1.00%) NX-OS
3 3 (1.00%) OSPF
3 3 (1.00%) PPP
3 3 (1.00%) SSL
3 3 (1.00%) VLAN
3 3 (1.00%) VPN
3 3 (1.00%) X.25
4 2 (0.66%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (13.95%) Big Data
2 40 (13.29%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (10.30%) SQL Server
4 27 (8.97%) Hadoop
5 26 (8.64%) SAP Data Services
6 16 (5.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (4.98%) BusinessObjects
8 11 (3.65%) Relational Database
9 9 (2.99%) Power BI
10 8 (2.66%) Apache Hive
10 8 (2.66%) Oracle Database
10 8 (2.66%) PowerCenter
10 8 (2.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (2.33%) Data Mining
11 7 (2.33%) QlikView
11 7 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (1.99%) Oracle ODI
13 5 (1.66%) HBase
13 5 (1.66%) SAP HANA
14 4 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 24 (7.97%) LSMW
2 4 (1.33%) ERwin
3 2 (0.66%) JIRA
3 2 (0.66%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.33%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (0.33%) Toad
4 1 (0.33%) XMLSpy
General
1 52 (17.28%) Finance
2 19 (6.31%) Banking
3 16 (5.32%) Pharmaceutical
4 12 (3.99%) Manufacturing
4 12 (3.99%) Retail
5 8 (2.66%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.33%) Marketing
7 5 (1.66%) Billing
7 5 (1.66%) Legal
8 3 (1.00%) Advertising
8 3 (1.00%) Law
9 2 (0.66%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.66%) Electronics
9 2 (0.66%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Games
10 1 (0.33%) German Language
10 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.66%) D3.js
1 8 (2.66%) Kafka
2 7 (2.33%) BAPI
3 5 (1.66%) Web Services
4 4 (1.33%) .NET
5 2 (0.66%) J2EE
5 2 (0.66%) JSON
5 2 (0.66%) Middleware
6 1 (0.33%) CGI
6 1 (0.33%) HTML
6 1 (0.33%) HTML5
6 1 (0.33%) LAMP
6 1 (0.33%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.33%) OAuth
6 1 (0.33%) SAML
6 1 (0.33%) SAP ALE
6 1 (0.33%) SAP XI
6 1 (0.33%) Spring
6 1 (0.33%) WSDL
6 1 (0.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (8.64%) Data Centre
3 21 (6.98%) Visualisation
4 14 (4.65%) Data Integration
5 10 (3.32%) FMCG
6 7 (2.33%) Data Extraction
7 5 (1.66%) Reference Data
7 5 (1.66%) Statistics
8 4 (1.33%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.00%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.00%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.66%) DataPower
10 2 (0.66%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.66%) iSeries
10 2 (0.66%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.66%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.66%) Neural Network
10 2 (0.66%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.99%) Linux
2 8 (2.66%) Unix
3 4 (1.33%) CentOS
3 4 (1.33%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.00%) Windows
5 2 (0.66%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.33%) Solaris
6 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (36.88%) Migration
2 99 (32.89%) Data Migration
3 58 (19.27%) Business Intelligence
4 52 (17.28%) ETL
5 41 (13.62%) Analytics
6 37 (12.29%) Data Modelling
7 33 (10.96%) Data Management
8 30 (9.97%) Data Cleansing
8 30 (9.97%) Data Governance
9 27 (8.97%) Data Analysis
10 23 (7.64%) Data Architecture
11 22 (7.31%) Data Analytics
12 20 (6.64%) Data Visualisation
13 19 (6.31%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (6.31%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (4.32%) Data Mapping
15 12 (3.99%) Open Source
16 9 (2.99%) Data Transformation
16 9 (2.99%) ERP
16 9 (2.99%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 69 (22.92%) SQL
2 19 (6.31%) ABAP
3 15 (4.98%) PL/SQL
4 10 (3.32%) Java
4 10 (3.32%) Python
5 9 (2.99%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.99%) Scala
7 5 (1.66%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.33%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.33%) R
8 4 (1.33%) VBA
9 3 (1.00%) C++
10 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.33%) C
10 1 (0.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.33%) Perl
10 1 (0.33%) PHP
10 1 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (5.98%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.32%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.99%) CCNA
3 6 (1.99%) CCNP
3 6 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.66%) CISSP
4 5 (1.66%) CTC Cleared
4 5 (1.66%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.33%) Degree
6 3 (1.00%) CCDP
6 3 (1.00%) CCIE
6 3 (1.00%) CCSA
6 3 (1.00%) CCSE
6 3 (1.00%) CCSP
7 2 (0.66%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.33%) CIPD
8 1 (0.33%) CISA
8 1 (0.33%) CISM
8 1 (0.33%) PhD
8 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.63%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.00%) HIPAA
2 3 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.33%) COREP
3 1 (0.33%) FINREP
3 1 (0.33%) HL7
3 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.33%) Apache Flume
2 3 (1.00%) HDFS
2 3 (1.00%) ProxySG
3 2 (0.66%) Docker
4 1 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (1.99%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.66%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.33%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.33%) Oozie
4 1 (0.33%) SCCM
4 1 (0.33%) SCOM
4 1 (0.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 88 (29.24%) SAP
2 44 (14.62%) Oracle
3 24 (7.97%) Informatica
4 21 (6.98%) Tableau
5 16 (5.32%) Microsoft
6 12 (3.99%) HP
7 10 (3.32%) Cloudera
8 9 (2.99%) IBM
9 8 (2.66%) Cisco
9 8 (2.66%) Symantec
10 6 (1.99%) Alteryx
10 6 (1.99%) Hortonworks
11 5 (1.66%) Juniper
11 5 (1.66%) Siebel
12 4 (1.33%) Cognos
12 4 (1.33%) Hyperion
13 3 (1.00%) CA
13 3 (1.00%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.00%) Intel Security
13 3 (1.00%) Nokia
London
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
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Rate: £600 - £1000 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: up to £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Bradford
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Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
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Rate: £425 - £500 per day
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Rate: up to £500 per day
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