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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Consultant
Rank 487 449 444
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 126 140 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.29% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 88 53
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£450 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £335 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £583 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.22 £33.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.21% -
UK excluding London average 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
50953 48768 42881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.48% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31537 30266 24598
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 1997 2122
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 27 May 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 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 27 May 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 -34 117 £450 - 29
London +10 74 £465 +3.33% 18
South East -18 18 £394 -19.23% 2
City of London +3 12 £500 - 9
Brentford +2 7 £488 +8.33%
Berkshire 0 6 £375 -25.00%
Yorkshire -17 6 £400 -
Leeds -6 5 £375 -
West Yorkshire -10 5 £375 -6.25%
Scotland -1 4 £425 +21.42%
West Midlands -9 4 £406 +1.37% 2
North West -27 4 £375 +7.14% 2
South West +6 3 £350 -26.31%
Hampshire +6 3 £425 +16.43%
East of England -1 3 £475 +11.76% 2
Surrey +5 2 £345 -50.71%
Hertfordshire -3 2 £463 +8.82% 2
Manchester -4 2 £375 +150.00%
East Midlands -14 2 £394 - 2
Slough - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Milton Keynes +2 1 - -
Norfolk +2 1 £500 -
Coventry +1 1 £310 -
Glasgow -3 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -3 1 - -
Reading -4 1 £298 -40.50%
Sheffield -4 1 £450 -
Birmingham -7 1 - -
Cheshire -9 1 - - 2

Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 97 (38.49%) Migration
2 88 (34.92%) Data Migration
3 83 (32.94%) SAP
4 64 (25.40%) Finance
5 51 (20.24%) Oracle
6 50 (19.84%) SQL
7 45 (17.86%) Data Management
8 44 (17.46%) ETL
9 39 (15.48%) Data Warehouse
10 36 (14.29%) Big Data
11 35 (13.89%) Data Modelling
12 33 (13.10%) Data Quality
13 31 (12.30%) Hadoop
14 28 (11.11%) Data Analysis
15 27 (10.71%) Banking
15 27 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
15 27 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
16 26 (10.32%) SAP Data Services
17 24 (9.52%) Data Cleansing
17 24 (9.52%) Java
18 22 (8.73%) UNIX
18 22 (8.73%) LSMW
19 21 (8.33%) SQL Server
19 21 (8.33%) Microsoft
20 20 (7.94%) Analytics
21 19 (7.54%) Informatica
21 19 (7.54%) Stakeholder Management
22 18 (7.14%) Data Governance
22 18 (7.14%) Apache Hive
23 17 (6.75%) Data Architecture

Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 15 (5.95%) Apache Spark
2 14 (5.56%) SAS
3 8 (3.17%) Apache Pig
4 6 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (1.98%) Apache
5 5 (1.98%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 1 (0.40%) IIS
7 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.40%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.38%) MS Office
3 5 (1.98%) SPSS
4 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.40%) Weka
4 1 (0.40%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.17%) SAP IS-U
2 7 (2.78%) HFM
3 6 (2.38%) SAP Payroll
3 6 (2.38%) SAP R/3
3 6 (2.38%) SAP HR
3 6 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (2.38%) Oracle TCA
4 5 (1.98%) SAP FI
5 3 (1.19%) SAP SD
5 3 (1.19%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (1.19%) SAP MDM
5 3 (1.19%) SAP CO
5 3 (1.19%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 3 (1.19%) Cognos Controller
5 3 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.40%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.40%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.40%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.19%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.19%) PaaS
3 2 (0.79%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.40%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.40%) Office 365
4 1 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (1.19%) MPLS
2 3 (1.19%) Firewall
3 2 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (0.79%) WAN
3 2 (0.79%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.40%) SSL
4 1 (0.40%) SAN
4 1 (0.40%) OSPF
4 1 (0.40%) BGP-4
4 1 (0.40%) SS7
4 1 (0.40%) ADSL2+
4 1 (0.40%) LAN
4 1 (0.40%) VoIP
4 1 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.40%) Wireless
4 1 (0.40%) IPsec
4 1 (0.40%) Network Security
4 1 (0.40%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (15.48%) Data Warehouse
2 36 (14.29%) Big Data
3 31 (12.30%) Hadoop
4 26 (10.32%) SAP Data Services
5 21 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 18 (7.14%) Apache Hive
7 10 (3.97%) Data Mining
7 10 (3.97%) HBase
8 9 (3.57%) Sqoop
8 9 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (3.17%) QlikView
9 8 (3.17%) DB2
10 7 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (2.78%) SAP BW
10 7 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (2.38%) MongoDB
11 6 (2.38%) Relational Database
12 5 (1.98%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.98%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (8.73%) LSMW
2 3 (1.19%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.79%) ERwin
4 1 (0.40%) JMeter
4 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.40%) LoadRunner
General
1 64 (25.40%) Finance
2 27 (10.71%) Banking
3 13 (5.16%) Manufacturing
4 12 (4.76%) Marketing
5 8 (3.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (2.78%) Electronics
6 7 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.78%) Retail
7 5 (1.98%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.19%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.79%) Legal
9 2 (0.79%) Advertising
9 2 (0.79%) Publishing
10 1 (0.40%) Games
10 1 (0.40%) Law
10 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.40%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.97%) XML
2 6 (2.38%) Web Services
3 4 (1.59%) J2EE
3 4 (1.59%) Apache Avro
4 3 (1.19%) Pandas
4 3 (1.19%) NumPy
4 3 (1.19%) Matplotlib
5 2 (0.79%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.79%) MDX
5 2 (0.79%) HTML
6 1 (0.40%) CSS
6 1 (0.40%) SOAP
6 1 (0.40%) DOM
6 1 (0.40%) SAX
6 1 (0.40%) Middleware
6 1 (0.40%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.40%) BAPI
6 1 (0.40%) SAP Business Workflow
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.40%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.56%) Data Integration
3 10 (3.97%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.57%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.78%) Visualisation
6 6 (2.38%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.38%) DTV
7 5 (1.98%) FMCG
7 5 (1.98%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.59%) Reference Data
8 4 (1.59%) EPoS
9 3 (1.19%) NHS
9 3 (1.19%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.19%) FlexPod
9 3 (1.19%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.19%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.79%) Social Media
10 2 (0.79%) Data Conversion
10 2 (0.79%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.73%) UNIX
2 14 (5.56%) Linux
3 13 (5.16%) Windows
4 4 (1.59%) Solaris
5 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.79%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (38.49%) Migration
2 88 (34.92%) Data Migration
3 45 (17.86%) Data Management
4 44 (17.46%) ETL
5 35 (13.89%) Data Modelling
6 28 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 27 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (9.52%) Data Cleansing
9 20 (7.94%) Analytics
10 19 (7.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (7.14%) Data Governance
12 17 (6.75%) Data Architecture
13 16 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (5.95%) Data Mapping
15 14 (5.56%) Master Data Management
16 13 (5.16%) Project Management
17 11 (4.37%) Validation
18 10 (3.97%) MapReduce
19 9 (3.57%) ERP
20 8 (3.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 50 (19.84%) SQL
2 24 (9.52%) Java
3 15 (5.95%) PL/SQL
4 12 (4.76%) Python
5 11 (4.37%) Perl
5 11 (4.37%) ABAP
6 7 (2.78%) Scala
6 7 (2.78%) R
7 6 (2.38%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.38%) C
7 6 (2.38%) C#
8 5 (1.98%) C++
9 4 (1.59%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.19%) VBA
11 2 (0.79%) XPath
11 2 (0.79%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.40%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.40%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (6.35%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.78%) Degree
4 4 (1.59%) PhD
5 1 (0.40%) CCNP
5 1 (0.40%) ISEB
5 1 (0.40%) CISSP
5 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.40%) PMP
5 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.40%) CISA
5 1 (0.40%) CISM
5 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.40%) MCITP
5 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) VCP4
5 1 (0.40%) CRISC
5 1 (0.40%) ISACA
5 1 (0.40%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (13.10%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.59%) GAAP
3 3 (1.19%) HL7
4 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.79%) QA
4 2 (0.79%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 6 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.59%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.19%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.79%) XenServer
4 2 (0.79%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.40%) Xen
5 1 (0.40%) Firmware
5 1 (0.40%) vSphere
5 1 (0.40%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.59%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (1.19%) Oozie
3 2 (0.79%) Mesos
3 2 (0.79%) OpenView
4 1 (0.40%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.40%) Legato
4 1 (0.40%) Control-M
4 1 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.40%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.40%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 83 (32.94%) SAP
2 51 (20.24%) Oracle
3 21 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 19 (7.54%) Informatica
5 15 (5.95%) Business Objects
6 12 (4.76%) Tableau
7 10 (3.97%) Cisco
7 10 (3.97%) IBM
8 9 (3.57%) HP
8 9 (3.57%) Cloudera
9 8 (3.17%) Hyperion
10 7 (2.78%) Cognos
10 7 (2.78%) VMware
10 7 (2.78%) Teradata
11 5 (1.98%) Netezza
11 5 (1.98%) Hortonworks
11 5 (1.98%) Sybase
11 5 (1.98%) NetApp
12 4 (1.59%) Sun
13 3 (1.19%) EMC
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £425 - £495 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: £Good market rates with longer term salary + share options
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £420 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Midlands
Talent International
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £600 - £850 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago