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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Consultant
Rank 467 531 448
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -83
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 170 133 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.23% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.24% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 56 97
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 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £674 £605 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £46.00 - £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 - £57.50

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
49823 54841 54102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.99% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 32593 35082 33109
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1682 2085 2162
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.40 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 1 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Data Consultant Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 October 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 +62 153 £475 +5.55% 25
London +39 74 £550 +15.78% 19
South East +25 38 £450 - 1
Berkshire +24 24 £438 +25.14% 1
East of England +15 8 £230 -56.19%
North West 0 7 £463 +23.33% 2
City of London +22 6 £500 -14.92% 6
Scotland -2 6 £500 +17.64% 1
Essex - 6 £230 -
Yorkshire +18 5 £294 -21.66% 2
South West +15 5 £450 -26.53%
South Yorkshire +6 5 £294 -21.66%
West Midlands -17 5 £563 +23.28%
South Wales - 5 £450 - 1
Wales - 5 £450 - 1
Buckinghamshire +27 4 £418 -
Glasgow +14 3 £475 - 1
Edinburgh +12 3 £500 +17.64%
Hampshire +12 3 £475 -11.62%
Wiltshire +8 3 £450 -30.76%
Sheffield 0 3 - -
Manchester -11 3 - - 1
Maidenhead - 3 £463 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £526 -
Swindon +10 2 £450 -30.76%
West Sussex 0 2 - -
Birmingham -5 2 £563 -
North East -24 2 £425 -16.12%
Croydon - 2 £575 -
Cardiff - 2 £500 - 1

Data Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 117 (35.67%) Migration
2 108 (32.93%) SQL
3 102 (31.10%) Data Migration
4 90 (27.44%) Oracle
5 74 (22.56%) SAP
6 71 (21.65%) Big Data
7 64 (19.51%) Finance
8 61 (18.60%) Hadoop
9 54 (16.46%) ETL
10 53 (16.16%) Business Intelligence
11 52 (15.85%) Analytics
12 38 (11.59%) Data Warehouse
13 37 (11.28%) Security Cleared
14 33 (10.06%) Data Quality
14 33 (10.06%) SAP Data Services
15 32 (9.76%) SC Cleared
16 30 (9.15%) Data Analytics
16 30 (9.15%) Data Modelling
17 29 (8.84%) Data Governance
18 26 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
18 26 (7.93%) Data Analysis
19 25 (7.62%) Oracle EBS
19 25 (7.62%) User Acceptance Testing
20 23 (7.01%) SQL Server
20 23 (7.01%) Agile Software Development
21 22 (6.71%) Apache Spark
21 22 (6.71%) Validation
22 21 (6.40%) Banking
22 21 (6.40%) Data Management
22 21 (6.40%) Apache Hive

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 22 (6.71%) Apache Spark
2 10 (3.05%) Apache Pig
3 9 (2.74%) SAS
4 4 (1.22%) PowerExchange
4 4 (1.22%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.91%) Apache
5 3 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.91%) IIS
6 2 (0.61%) ArcGIS
6 2 (0.61%) nginx
7 1 (0.30%) Documentum
7 1 (0.30%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 12 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.13%) MS Office
3 2 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.61%) MS Project
3 2 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.30%) CPLEX
4 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (7.62%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (6.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (2.74%) SAP FI
4 6 (1.83%) SAP MDM
5 5 (1.52%) SAP SD
6 4 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (1.22%) SAP APO
6 4 (1.22%) SAP ERP
6 4 (1.22%) SAP IS-U
6 4 (1.22%) SAP MM
7 3 (0.91%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.91%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.61%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.30%) ResourceLink
9 1 (0.30%) SAP FI-AR
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.91%) Office 365
4 2 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.61%) GitHub
4 2 (0.61%) PaaS
4 2 (0.61%) SaaS
5 1 (0.30%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.35%) Firewall
2 7 (2.13%) BGP
3 6 (1.83%) EIGRP
3 6 (1.83%) LAN
3 6 (1.83%) MPLS
3 6 (1.83%) OSPF
3 6 (1.83%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.83%) VLAN
3 6 (1.83%) WAN
4 5 (1.52%) ATM
4 5 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (1.52%) DMVPN
4 5 (1.52%) HSRP
4 5 (1.52%) ISDN
4 5 (1.52%) PPP
4 5 (1.52%) Wireless
4 5 (1.52%) X.25
5 1 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.30%) FWSM
5 1 (0.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (21.65%) Big Data
2 61 (18.60%) Hadoop
3 38 (11.59%) Data Warehouse
4 33 (10.06%) SAP Data Services
5 23 (7.01%) SQL Server
6 21 (6.40%) Apache Hive
7 15 (4.57%) Oracle Database
8 13 (3.96%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (3.05%) SAP HANA
9 10 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (2.74%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (2.44%) Data Mining
11 8 (2.44%) HBase
11 8 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (2.13%) DB2
12 7 (2.13%) Power BI
12 7 (2.13%) QlikView
12 7 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (1.83%) NoSQL
13 6 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (6.10%) LSMW
2 6 (1.83%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (1.22%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.22%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.91%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.61%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.61%) ERwin
5 2 (0.61%) Gerrit
5 2 (0.61%) Hudson
5 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.30%) JUnit
6 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.30%) Toad
6 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 64 (19.51%) Finance
2 21 (6.40%) Banking
3 10 (3.05%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.44%) Retail
5 7 (2.13%) Law
6 5 (1.52%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.22%) Legal
7 4 (1.22%) Marketing
7 4 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.61%) Back Office
8 2 (0.61%) Electronics
9 1 (0.30%) Automotive
9 1 (0.30%) Billing
9 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Local Government
9 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.05%) BAPI
2 7 (2.13%) Spark Streaming
3 5 (1.52%) SAP Fiori
4 4 (1.22%) Kafka
4 4 (1.22%) Web Services
5 3 (0.91%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.61%) D3.js
6 2 (0.61%) ELK Stack
6 2 (0.61%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (0.30%) .NET
7 1 (0.30%) Drools
7 1 (0.30%) J2EE
7 1 (0.30%) Middleware
7 1 (0.30%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.40%) Data Centre
3 19 (5.79%) Data Conversion
4 14 (4.27%) Data Extraction
5 12 (3.66%) Visualisation
6 11 (3.35%) Data Structures
7 10 (3.05%) Data Integration
8 8 (2.44%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.83%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.83%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.52%) FMCG
11 4 (1.22%) AS400
11 4 (1.22%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.22%) Statistics
12 3 (0.91%) Clustering
12 3 (0.91%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.91%) User Experience
13 2 (0.61%) Credit Risk
13 2 (0.61%) iSeries
13 2 (0.61%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.49%) Linux
2 17 (5.18%) Unix
2 17 (5.18%) Windows
3 6 (1.83%) Windows Vista
4 2 (0.61%) HPUX
5 1 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (35.67%) Migration
2 102 (31.10%) Data Migration
3 54 (16.46%) ETL
4 53 (16.16%) Business Intelligence
5 52 (15.85%) Analytics
6 30 (9.15%) Data Analytics
6 30 (9.15%) Data Modelling
7 29 (8.84%) Data Governance
8 26 (7.93%) Data Analysis
9 25 (7.62%) User Acceptance Testing
10 23 (7.01%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (6.71%) Validation
12 21 (6.40%) Data Management
13 20 (6.10%) ERP
14 18 (5.49%) Data Cleansing
14 18 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (4.88%) Business Analysis
15 16 (4.88%) CRM
16 15 (4.57%) Data Mapping
16 15 (4.57%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 108 (32.93%) SQL
2 17 (5.18%) PL/SQL
2 17 (5.18%) Scala
3 14 (4.27%) Java
4 12 (3.66%) T-SQL
5 11 (3.35%) Python
6 6 (1.83%) R
7 5 (1.52%) ABAP
8 2 (0.61%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.61%) PHP
8 2 (0.61%) Ruby
9 1 (0.30%) C
9 1 (0.30%) C#
9 1 (0.30%) Go
9 1 (0.30%) Perl
9 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (11.28%) Security Cleared
2 32 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 14 (4.27%) Degree
4 9 (2.74%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.83%) CCIE
5 6 (1.83%) CCNP
5 6 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.52%) CCNA
7 4 (1.22%) BC Cleared
7 4 (1.22%) CISSP
8 3 (0.91%) PhD
9 2 (0.61%) CISA
9 2 (0.61%) CISM
9 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.30%) PMP
10 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (10.06%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.13%) GxP
3 6 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.30%) GAAP
5 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.30%) QA
5 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (3.05%) HDFS
2 7 (2.13%) vCloud
3 6 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.91%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (2.44%) Puppet
2 3 (0.91%) Ansible
2 3 (0.91%) Kibana
3 2 (0.61%) Grafana
3 2 (0.61%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.61%) logstash
3 2 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.61%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.30%) Check_MK
4 1 (0.30%) SCOM
4 1 (0.30%) WMI
Vendors
1 90 (27.44%) Oracle
2 74 (22.56%) SAP
3 19 (5.79%) Microsoft
4 15 (4.57%) Informatica
5 9 (2.74%) Teradata
6 8 (2.44%) Tableau
7 7 (2.13%) VMware
8 6 (1.83%) CheckPoint
8 6 (1.83%) Cisco
8 6 (1.83%) Hortonworks
8 6 (1.83%) Talend
9 5 (1.52%) Fortinet
9 5 (1.52%) HP
9 5 (1.52%) Symantec
10 4 (1.22%) Cloudera
10 4 (1.22%) Sybase
11 3 (0.91%) Ab Initio
11 3 (0.91%) Netezza
12 2 (0.61%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.61%) Juniper
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