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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Consultant
UK
Rank 426 479 458
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 160 143 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.28% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.29% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 85 101
Median daily rate £488 £468 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.27% +2.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £70.00 - £17.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 - £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
42200 49241 49534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.98% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 27496 31679 30638
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1533 1662 1940
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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 +67 150 £488 +2.63% 24
London +29 81 £500 +5.26% 16
South East +28 25 £500 +11.11% 1
Berkshire +26 14 £463 +8.82% 1
Yorkshire +27 13 £525 -12.50%
East of England +15 13 £450 -5.26% 2
Hertfordshire +2 9 £450 -5.26%
West Midlands +10 8 £480 +12.94% 1
Watford - 7 £450 -
West Yorkshire +16 6 £550 -8.33%
Reading +15 5 £519 +22.05% 1
North West +25 4 £385 -14.44% 4
Buckinghamshire +4 4 £688 +27.90%
Essex -1 4 £335 -
Leeds - 4 £500 -
Scotland +21 3 £375 -6.25% 3
Sheffield +4 3 £475 -17.39%
South Yorkshire +3 3 £475 -17.39%
Birmingham -1 3 £475 +11.76%
Warwickshire -5 3 £480 +56.73%
Newport - 3 £575 -
Cardiff - 3 £575 -
Hampshire - 3 - -
South Wales - 3 £575 -
Wales - 3 £575 -
Cheshire +21 2 £320 -17.41% 1
Bradford +8 2 £600 -
Middlesex +4 2 - -
East Midlands +1 2 - -
Derbyshire - 2 - -

Data Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 89 (29.97%) SAP
2 81 (27.27%) SQL
3 79 (26.60%) Migration
4 62 (20.88%) Data Migration
5 60 (20.20%) ETL
6 56 (18.86%) Big Data
7 54 (18.18%) Data Quality
8 53 (17.85%) Data Modelling
9 52 (17.51%) Data Warehouse
10 48 (16.16%) Business Intelligence
10 48 (16.16%) Finance
11 46 (15.49%) Hadoop
12 45 (15.15%) Analytics
13 43 (14.48%) Oracle
14 41 (13.80%) Data Management
15 35 (11.78%) SQL Server
16 34 (11.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 33 (11.11%) Data Governance
18 28 (9.43%) Microsoft
19 26 (8.75%) IBM
20 25 (8.42%) ERP
20 25 (8.42%) Agile Software Development
21 24 (8.08%) Apache Spark
22 23 (7.74%) Microsoft Azure
22 23 (7.74%) DB2
23 21 (7.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 21 (7.07%) Data Analysis
23 21 (7.07%) Data Cleansing
24 20 (6.73%) IBM InfoSphere
25 19 (6.40%) Java

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 24 (8.08%) Apache Spark
2 10 (3.37%) SAS
3 7 (2.36%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.68%) Apache Pig
6 4 (1.35%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.35%) PowerExchange
6 4 (1.35%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.67%) Apache
8 2 (0.67%) nginx
9 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.34%) Documentum
9 1 (0.34%) IIS
9 1 (0.34%) JBoss
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle BPEL
9 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (1.35%) SPSS
3 3 (1.01%) MS Office
4 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (4.04%) SAP MDG
2 11 (3.70%) SAP HCM
3 8 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (2.36%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (1.68%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (1.01%) SAP HR
6 3 (1.01%) SAP MDM
7 2 (0.67%) Maximo
7 2 (0.67%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.34%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.34%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.34%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.70%) SuccessFactors
3 9 (3.03%) PaaS
4 8 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.69%) Office 365
5 7 (2.36%) IaaS
6 2 (0.67%) Data Lake Analytics
6 2 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.34%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.34%) BlueKai
7 1 (0.34%) GitHub
7 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.02%) Firewall
2 4 (1.35%) Skype
2 4 (1.35%) Unified Communications
3 3 (1.01%) SSL
4 2 (0.67%) Network Security
4 2 (0.67%) SAN
5 1 (0.34%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.34%) HTTP
5 1 (0.34%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.34%) LDAP
5 1 (0.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (18.86%) Big Data
2 52 (17.51%) Data Warehouse
3 46 (15.49%) Hadoop
4 35 (11.78%) SQL Server
5 34 (11.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (7.74%) DB2
7 21 (7.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (6.73%) IBM InfoSphere
9 17 (5.72%) Apache Hive
10 15 (5.05%) HBase
10 15 (5.05%) Relational Database
10 15 (5.05%) SAP Data Services
11 13 (4.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (4.04%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (3.03%) NoSQL
13 9 (3.03%) QlikView
13 9 (3.03%) SAP HANA
13 9 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (2.69%) Data Lake
15 7 (2.36%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (2.02%) LSMW
1 6 (2.02%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.68%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.35%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.35%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (1.01%) JIRA
4 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.67%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.67%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.34%) ERwin
6 1 (0.34%) Hudson
6 1 (0.34%) JUnit
6 1 (0.34%) Maven
6 1 (0.34%) Selenium
General
1 48 (16.16%) Finance
2 18 (6.06%) Banking
3 9 (3.03%) Billing
3 9 (3.03%) Retail
4 7 (2.36%) Marketing
4 7 (2.36%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.02%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.68%) Legal
7 4 (1.35%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.01%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.67%) Electronics
9 2 (0.67%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Advertising
10 1 (0.34%) Back Office
10 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.34%) Front Office
10 1 (0.34%) German Language
10 1 (0.34%) Law
10 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.69%) Kafka
2 7 (2.36%) .NET
2 7 (2.36%) SAP Fiori
3 5 (1.68%) XML
4 4 (1.35%) Spark Streaming
5 3 (1.01%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (1.01%) Middleware
5 3 (1.01%) Node.js
5 3 (1.01%) SOAP
6 2 (0.67%) Samza
6 2 (0.67%) Web Services
7 1 (0.34%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.34%) BAPI
7 1 (0.34%) CSS
7 1 (0.34%) HTML
7 1 (0.34%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.34%) REST
7 1 (0.34%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.06%) Data Integration
2 16 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.05%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.71%) Data Centre
5 10 (3.37%) Data Structures
6 7 (2.36%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.68%) FMCG
7 5 (1.68%) User Experience
8 4 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.01%) Clustering
9 3 (1.01%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.01%) iPad
9 3 (1.01%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.01%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.67%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.67%) Data Conversion
10 2 (0.67%) iSeries
10 2 (0.67%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.34%) Blog
11 1 (0.34%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.05%) Windows
2 12 (4.04%) Linux
3 7 (2.36%) Unix
4 5 (1.68%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.01%) Windows Vista
6 2 (0.67%) CentOS
7 1 (0.34%) SUSE
7 1 (0.34%) VMS
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (26.60%) Migration
2 62 (20.88%) Data Migration
3 60 (20.20%) ETL
4 53 (17.85%) Data Modelling
5 48 (16.16%) Business Intelligence
6 45 (15.15%) Analytics
7 41 (13.80%) Data Management
8 33 (11.11%) Data Governance
9 25 (8.42%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (8.42%) ERP
10 21 (7.07%) Data Analysis
10 21 (7.07%) Data Cleansing
11 16 (5.39%) Data Analytics
11 16 (5.39%) Master Data Management
12 14 (4.71%) Data Architecture
13 13 (4.38%) CRM
13 13 (4.38%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (4.04%) Information Governance
15 11 (3.70%) Data Protection
15 11 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 81 (27.27%) SQL
2 19 (6.40%) Java
3 14 (4.71%) PL/SQL
3 14 (4.71%) Python
4 12 (4.04%) C#
4 12 (4.04%) Scala
5 9 (3.03%) R
6 7 (2.36%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.02%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.68%) ABAP
8 5 (1.68%) C
9 3 (1.01%) C++
10 2 (0.67%) F#
10 2 (0.67%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.67%) Ruby
10 2 (0.67%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.67%) VB
10 2 (0.67%) VBA
11 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.34%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 18 (6.06%) Degree
2 16 (5.39%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.36%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.35%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.67%) ISEB
8 1 (0.34%) CCNA
8 1 (0.34%) CISA
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.34%) CISM
8 1 (0.34%) CISSP
8 1 (0.34%) CRISC
8 1 (0.34%) MCSD
8 1 (0.34%) MCSE
8 1 (0.34%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (18.18%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.36%) QA
3 4 (1.35%) GDPR
3 4 (1.35%) SLA
4 3 (1.01%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.34%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.34%) GMP
System Software
1 11 (3.70%) HDFS
2 6 (2.02%) Apache Flume
3 5 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.35%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.01%) vCloud
6 1 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.34%) Docker
6 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.68%) Ansible
2 3 (1.01%) Control-M
2 3 (1.01%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (1.01%) Puppet
2 3 (1.01%) SCCM
3 2 (0.67%) Grafana
3 2 (0.67%) Kibana
3 2 (0.67%) logstash
3 2 (0.67%) Oozie
3 2 (0.67%) SCOM
3 2 (0.67%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.34%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.34%) Nagios
4 1 (0.34%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.34%) Terraform
Vendors
1 89 (29.97%) SAP
2 43 (14.48%) Oracle
3 28 (9.43%) Microsoft
4 26 (8.75%) IBM
5 17 (5.72%) Informatica
6 12 (4.04%) Tableau
6 12 (4.04%) Teradata
7 8 (2.69%) Cloudera
8 7 (2.36%) VMware
9 5 (1.68%) BMC
9 5 (1.68%) Hortonworks
10 4 (1.35%) Talend
11 3 (1.01%) Google
11 3 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.01%) Symantec
12 2 (0.67%) Adobe
12 2 (0.67%) Dell
12 2 (0.67%) Epicor
12 2 (0.67%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.67%) Netezza