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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Consultant
Rank 459 476 457
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 134 123 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.24% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 72 66
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£450 £425 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £285 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.22 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 - -

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
51645 52060 44962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.35% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31339 31560 25761
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 £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2019 2073 2241
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 0 113 £450 +5.88% 38
London -3 64 £463 +8.82% 25
South East -15 20 £419 -14.10% 2
Berkshire +10 10 £400 -15.78%
City of London +23 8 £465 +16.25% 9
South West +4 7 £375 -21.05% 1
East of England +22 6 £475 +11.76% 1
Yorkshire -14 6 £425 +6.25% 2
Reading +9 5 £425 -7.10%
West Yorkshire -6 5 £425 +6.25% 2
North West -16 5 £519 +82.01% 4
Leeds - 5 £425 - 2
Hertfordshire +9 3 £450 +5.88%
Scotland -2 3 - -
West Midlands -13 3 £325 - 3
Glasgow -3 2 - -
Manchester -6 2 £375 +150.00% 2
Edinburgh -8 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £345 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £340 -
East Midlands - 1 £400 -
Home Counties - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - - 1
Bradford - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Luton - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Horley - - - -

Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 109 (40.98%) Migration
2 97 (36.47%) Data Migration
3 78 (29.32%) SQL
4 76 (28.57%) SAP
5 64 (24.06%) Finance
6 59 (22.18%) ETL
7 56 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
8 55 (20.68%) Oracle
9 42 (15.79%) Data Management
10 39 (14.66%) Data Modelling
11 30 (11.28%) Big Data
12 29 (10.90%) Data Quality
12 29 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
12 29 (10.90%) Business Intelligence
13 28 (10.53%) Microsoft
13 28 (10.53%) Data Governance
14 27 (10.15%) Hadoop
14 27 (10.15%) SQL Server
14 27 (10.15%) Banking
14 27 (10.15%) Data Analysis
15 25 (9.40%) Informatica
15 25 (9.40%) SAP Data Services
16 24 (9.02%) UNIX
17 23 (8.65%) Data Architecture
18 21 (7.89%) PL/SQL
18 21 (7.89%) Business Objects
18 21 (7.89%) Java
19 20 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
19 20 (7.52%) LSMW
19 20 (7.52%) Data Cleansing

Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (5.26%) SAS
2 10 (3.76%) Apache Spark
3 8 (3.01%) Apache Pig
4 4 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.50%) Apache
4 4 (1.50%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.13%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.38%) Lync
6 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (3.38%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.26%) SPSS
3 5 (1.88%) MS Office
4 1 (0.38%) MS Project
4 1 (0.38%) Weka
Business Applications
1 8 (3.01%) SAP IS-U
2 6 (2.26%) SAP R/3
2 6 (2.26%) SAP FI
2 6 (2.26%) HFM
3 5 (1.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (1.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (1.50%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (1.50%) SAP MDM
4 4 (1.50%) SAP CO
5 3 (1.13%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 3 (1.13%) SAP SD
5 3 (1.13%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (1.13%) Oracle TCA
6 2 (0.75%) Cognos Controller
6 2 (0.75%) Agresso
6 2 (0.75%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.75%) Summit
7 1 (0.38%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.38%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.38%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.50%) Amazon S3
1 4 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.13%) PaaS
3 2 (0.75%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (0.75%) SaaS
3 2 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.38%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.88%) Firewall
2 4 (1.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (1.50%) WAN
3 3 (1.13%) LAN
4 2 (0.75%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.75%) MPLS
4 2 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.38%) ADSL2+
5 1 (0.38%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.38%) Wireless
5 1 (0.38%) IPsec
5 1 (0.38%) Network Security
5 1 (0.38%) OSPF
5 1 (0.38%) BGP-4
5 1 (0.38%) SS7
5 1 (0.38%) SSL
5 1 (0.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
2 30 (11.28%) Big Data
3 27 (10.15%) Hadoop
3 27 (10.15%) SQL Server
4 25 (9.40%) SAP Data Services
5 15 (5.64%) Apache Hive
6 14 (5.26%) Data Mining
6 14 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (4.14%) QlikView
8 9 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (3.38%) Crystal Reports
8 9 (3.38%) Star Schema
9 8 (3.01%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (3.01%) DB2
9 8 (3.01%) BusinessObjects XI
9 8 (3.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (3.01%) HBase
10 7 (2.63%) MongoDB
10 7 (2.63%) Sqoop
10 7 (2.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (7.52%) LSMW
2 3 (1.13%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.75%) ERwin
4 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 64 (24.06%) Finance
2 27 (10.15%) Banking
3 15 (5.64%) Manufacturing
4 14 (5.26%) Retail
5 13 (4.89%) Marketing
6 8 (3.01%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (2.26%) Electronics
8 5 (1.88%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.50%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.13%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.75%) Billing
11 2 (0.75%) Publishing
11 2 (0.75%) Games
12 1 (0.38%) Advertising
12 1 (0.38%) Law
12 1 (0.38%) Legal
12 1 (0.38%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.14%) XML
2 5 (1.88%) SOAP
2 5 (1.88%) J2EE
2 5 (1.88%) Apache Avro
3 4 (1.50%) Web Services
4 3 (1.13%) Middleware
4 3 (1.13%) MDX
4 3 (1.13%) NumPy
4 3 (1.13%) Matplotlib
4 3 (1.13%) Pandas
5 2 (0.75%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.75%) BAPI
5 2 (0.75%) HTML
5 2 (0.75%) .NET
6 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.38%) CSS
6 1 (0.38%) DOM
6 1 (0.38%) SAX
6 1 (0.38%) SAP Business Workflow
6 1 (0.38%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.02%) Data Integration
3 11 (4.14%) Visualisation
4 9 (3.38%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.63%) Mathematics
5 7 (2.63%) NHS
6 6 (2.26%) Reference Data
6 6 (2.26%) FMCG
7 5 (1.88%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.88%) DTV
8 4 (1.50%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.50%) EPoS
9 3 (1.13%) Open Source
9 3 (1.13%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.75%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.75%) FlexPod
10 2 (0.75%) Data Conversion
10 2 (0.75%) Statistics
10 2 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.02%) UNIX
2 16 (6.02%) Windows
3 13 (4.89%) Linux
4 4 (1.50%) Solaris
5 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.75%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (40.98%) Migration
2 97 (36.47%) Data Migration
3 59 (22.18%) ETL
4 42 (15.79%) Data Management
5 39 (14.66%) Data Modelling
6 29 (10.90%) Business Intelligence
7 28 (10.53%) Data Governance
8 27 (10.15%) Data Analysis
9 23 (8.65%) Data Architecture
10 20 (7.52%) Data Cleansing
10 20 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (7.14%) Analytics
12 15 (5.64%) Project Management
13 14 (5.26%) Validation
13 14 (5.26%) Kimball Methodology
14 11 (4.14%) MapReduce
14 11 (4.14%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (3.38%) ERP
15 9 (3.38%) Data Protection
15 9 (3.38%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 78 (29.32%) SQL
2 21 (7.89%) Java
2 21 (7.89%) PL/SQL
3 12 (4.51%) T-SQL
3 12 (4.51%) ABAP
3 12 (4.51%) Python
4 11 (4.14%) C
5 9 (3.38%) R
6 8 (3.01%) C#
6 8 (3.01%) Perl
7 7 (2.63%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.50%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.13%) C++
10 2 (0.75%) Scala
10 2 (0.75%) VBA
11 1 (0.38%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.38%) Pig Latin
11 1 (0.38%) VB
11 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.02%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.63%) Degree
4 4 (1.50%) PhD
5 3 (1.13%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) VCP4
6 1 (0.38%) CRISC
6 1 (0.38%) ISACA
6 1 (0.38%) VCP5
6 1 (0.38%) CCNP
6 1 (0.38%) ISEB
6 1 (0.38%) CISSP
6 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.38%) CISA
6 1 (0.38%) CISM
6 1 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.90%) Data Quality
2 9 (3.38%) QA
3 8 (3.01%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.75%) GAAP
4 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.75%) HL7
5 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 6 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.88%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.13%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.75%) XenServer
4 2 (0.75%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.75%) HDFS
5 1 (0.38%) Xen
5 1 (0.38%) Firmware
5 1 (0.38%) vSphere
5 1 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (1.88%) Control-M
2 4 (1.50%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (1.50%) Oozie
3 2 (0.75%) SCCM
3 2 (0.75%) OpenView
4 1 (0.38%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.38%) Legato
4 1 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.38%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.38%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 76 (28.57%) SAP
2 55 (20.68%) Oracle
3 28 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 25 (9.40%) Informatica
5 21 (7.89%) Business Objects
6 13 (4.89%) Tableau
7 12 (4.51%) HP
8 11 (4.14%) IBM
9 10 (3.76%) Cognos
10 9 (3.38%) Cisco
10 9 (3.38%) Teradata
10 9 (3.38%) Cloudera
11 8 (3.01%) Sybase
12 7 (2.63%) VMware
13 6 (2.26%) Hyperion
14 5 (1.88%) BMC
14 5 (1.88%) NetApp
14 5 (1.88%) Netezza
14 5 (1.88%) Hortonworks
15 4 (1.50%) Sun
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