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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Consultant
Rank 442 424 441
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 136 133 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.30% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 63 53
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£475 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £300 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £550 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
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
46883 45043 41451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.47% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26911 23492
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1817 2004 2424
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 23 January 2015.

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 28 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 23 January 2015. 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 -23 119 £469 +10.29% 25
London +8 67 £450 +5.88% 11
South East -34 14 £450 - 4
City of London +21 12 £475 -3.79% 2
East of England +14 12 £500 +11.11% 2
Berkshire -12 8 £450 - 1
South West -13 8 £531 +46.55% 2
Reading +4 5 £450 +20.00%
Yorkshire -6 4 - - 2
Scotland -16 4 £475 +36.69%
Surrey 0 3 £350 - 1
East Midlands +9 2 £350 -
Midlands +8 2 £750 - 1
Edinburgh -20 2 £475 +36.69%
Northamptonshire - 2 £350 -
Birmingham -3 1 £340 -6.20% 1
West Midlands -7 1 £340 -2.15% 1
Glasgow - 1 £375 -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Bradford - - - - 1
Basildon - - - -
Bath - - - -
Somerset - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 2
Essex - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Home Counties - - - -

Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

1 127 (45.85%) Migration
2 119 (42.96%) Data Migration
3 90 (32.49%) SQL
4 71 (25.63%) SAP
5 67 (24.19%) Finance
6 65 (23.47%) ETL
7 55 (19.86%) Oracle
8 54 (19.49%) Data Warehouse
9 37 (13.36%) Data Management
10 36 (13.00%) SQL Server
10 36 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
11 34 (12.27%) Data Governance
11 34 (12.27%) Data Modelling
12 32 (11.55%) PL/SQL
12 32 (11.55%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (8.66%) LSMW
13 24 (8.66%) Informatica
13 24 (8.66%) Big Data
14 23 (8.30%) Banking
15 22 (7.94%) Data Analysis
16 21 (7.58%) Microsoft
16 21 (7.58%) Hadoop
17 20 (7.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 20 (7.22%) Data Quality
18 19 (6.86%) SAP Data Services
18 19 (6.86%) Data Cleansing
18 19 (6.86%) Business Objects
19 18 (6.50%) ERP
19 18 (6.50%) Data Mapping
20 17 (6.14%) Kimball Methodology

Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 11 (3.97%) Apache Pig
2 8 (2.89%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.17%) SAS
4 4 (1.44%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.44%) Apache
5 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.36%) Lync
5 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (2.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.44%) SPSS
3 2 (0.72%) MS Office
4 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.61%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (2.89%) SAP IS-U
3 7 (2.53%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (2.17%) SAP SD
4 6 (2.17%) SAP R/3
4 6 (2.17%) SAP FI
4 6 (2.17%) Oracle Receivables
4 6 (2.17%) Oracle Assets
4 6 (2.17%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (2.17%) HFM
5 5 (1.81%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (1.81%) SAP CO
6 4 (1.44%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (1.44%) Summit
6 4 (1.44%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (1.08%) Agresso
7 3 (1.08%) SAP MDM
7 3 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (1.08%) SAP CRM
7 3 (1.08%) Hyperion Enterprise
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.44%) Amazon S3
1 4 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.44%) SaaS
2 3 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.72%) IaaS
3 2 (0.72%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.61%) Firewall
2 8 (2.89%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.17%) VPN
4 5 (1.81%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (1.81%) LAN
4 5 (1.81%) WAN
5 3 (1.08%) Wireless
6 2 (0.72%) Frame Relay
6 2 (0.72%) WEP
6 2 (0.72%) WPA
6 2 (0.72%) ATM
6 2 (0.72%) SAN
6 2 (0.72%) MPLS
6 2 (0.72%) WAAS
6 2 (0.72%) Network Security
6 2 (0.72%) WPA2
7 1 (0.36%) NAS
7 1 (0.36%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.36%) ADSL2+
7 1 (0.36%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (19.49%) Data Warehouse
2 36 (13.00%) SQL Server
3 24 (8.66%) Big Data
4 21 (7.58%) Hadoop
5 20 (7.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (6.86%) SAP Data Services
7 14 (5.05%) Apache Hive
8 11 (3.97%) BusinessObjects
9 10 (3.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (3.25%) QlikView
10 9 (3.25%) Star Schema
10 9 (3.25%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (3.25%) Data Mining
11 8 (2.89%) SAP BW
11 8 (2.89%) BusinessObjects XI
12 7 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (2.53%) Oracle Database
12 7 (2.53%) MongoDB
12 7 (2.53%) NoSQL
12 7 (2.53%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 24 (8.66%) LSMW
2 3 (1.08%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (1.08%) Toad
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.72%) ERwin
4 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.36%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 67 (24.19%) Finance
2 23 (8.30%) Banking
3 14 (5.05%) Retail
4 10 (3.61%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.81%) Marketing
6 4 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.08%) Legal
7 3 (1.08%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.72%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.72%) Billing
8 2 (0.72%) Electronics
8 2 (0.72%) Advertising
9 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.36%) International Banking
9 1 (0.36%) German Language
9 1 (0.36%) Games
9 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.36%) Local Government
9 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.53%) XML
2 5 (1.81%) J2EE
2 5 (1.81%) SOAP
3 4 (1.44%) .NET
3 4 (1.44%) Apache Avro
4 3 (1.08%) Middleware
4 3 (1.08%) Web Services
4 3 (1.08%) BAPI
5 2 (0.72%) HTML
5 2 (0.72%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.36%) Django
6 1 (0.36%) MDX
6 1 (0.36%) HTML5
6 1 (0.36%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.36%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.36%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.78%) Data Structures
2 16 (5.78%) Data Integration
3 10 (3.61%) Visualisation
4 9 (3.25%) Data Extraction
4 9 (3.25%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.25%) NHS
5 6 (2.17%) Reference Data
6 5 (1.81%) Data Conversion
7 4 (1.44%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.08%) FMCG
8 3 (1.08%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.08%) Statistics
9 2 (0.72%) Replication
9 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.72%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.72%) Open Source
10 1 (0.36%) Physics
10 1 (0.36%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.36%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.78%) Windows
2 15 (5.42%) UNIX
3 7 (2.53%) Linux
4 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.72%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.36%) zOS
5 1 (0.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (45.85%) Migration
2 119 (42.96%) Data Migration
3 65 (23.47%) ETL
4 37 (13.36%) Data Management
5 34 (12.27%) Data Governance
5 34 (12.27%) Data Modelling
6 32 (11.55%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (7.94%) Data Analysis
8 19 (6.86%) Data Cleansing
9 18 (6.50%) ERP
9 18 (6.50%) Data Mapping
10 17 (6.14%) Kimball Methodology
11 16 (5.78%) Validation
12 15 (5.42%) Data Architecture
12 15 (5.42%) Analytics
12 15 (5.42%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (4.33%) ITIL
13 12 (4.33%) Project Management
14 11 (3.97%) Information Management
15 8 (2.89%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 90 (32.49%) SQL
2 32 (11.55%) PL/SQL
3 15 (5.42%) T-SQL
4 13 (4.69%) Java
5 12 (4.33%) ABAP
6 8 (2.89%) C
7 6 (2.17%) Python
7 6 (2.17%) C#
7 6 (2.17%) Perl
8 4 (1.44%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.44%) R
9 3 (1.08%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.08%) VBA
10 1 (0.36%) Pig Latin
10 1 (0.36%) SQR
10 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (4.69%) Security Cleared
2 11 (3.97%) Degree
3 9 (3.25%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.08%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.72%) CISA
6 2 (0.72%) CISM
6 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.72%) CISSP
6 2 (0.72%) MCITP
7 1 (0.36%) VCP4
7 1 (0.36%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.36%) CRISC
7 1 (0.36%) ISACA
7 1 (0.36%) VCP5
7 1 (0.36%) ACCA
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.36%) CCNP
7 1 (0.36%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.22%) Data Quality
2 10 (3.61%) QA
3 8 (2.89%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.36%) COBIT
6 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.36%) GxP
System Software
1 12 (4.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.08%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.08%) HDFS
2 3 (1.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.72%) XenServer
4 1 (0.36%) vSphere
4 1 (0.36%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (1.81%) Control-M
2 2 (0.72%) Oozie
2 2 (0.72%) SCCM
2 2 (0.72%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.36%) Puppet
3 1 (0.36%) Legato
3 1 (0.36%) OpenView
Vendors
1 71 (25.63%) SAP
2 55 (19.86%) Oracle
3 24 (8.66%) Informatica
4 21 (7.58%) Microsoft
5 19 (6.86%) Business Objects
6 12 (4.33%) IBM
6 12 (4.33%) VMware
7 9 (3.25%) Teradata
7 9 (3.25%) HP
7 9 (3.25%) Cisco
7 9 (3.25%) Cognos
8 8 (2.89%) Sybase
8 8 (2.89%) Tableau
9 6 (2.17%) Hyperion
9 6 (2.17%) Netezza
10 5 (1.81%) BMC
11 4 (1.44%) NetApp
12 3 (1.08%) Brocade
12 3 (1.08%) DataFlux
12 3 (1.08%) Talend
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