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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Consultant
Rank 489 434 450
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 120 160 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.30% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.33% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 98 51
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £336 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £566 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.50 -

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
50702 48981 45586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.56% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32009 29925 26397
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1910 1955 2127
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 -39 113 £450 - 24
London -10 72 £465 +3.33% 16
City of London +2 15 £533 +6.50% 6
South East -9 15 £350 -6.66%
West Midlands 0 8 £375 -25.00% 1
Brentford 0 5 £450 -
Berkshire +7 4 £375 -
Buckinghamshire +3 4 £350 -28.20%
Scotland -3 4 £425 +21.42%
South West -10 4 £400 -15.78%
Yorkshire -22 4 £406 +1.37% 2
Birmingham +1 3 £420 -20.00% 1
East Midlands -11 3 £424 +5.93%
Leeds -15 3 £361 -
West Yorkshire -19 3 £361 - 2
Reading +6 2 £298 -
Surrey +4 2 £345 -35.81%
Glasgow +2 2 - -
Swindon +1 2 £475 -15.55%
Wiltshire 0 2 £475 -
North West -24 2 - - 2
Worcestershire - 2 £375 -
Twickenham - 2 £300 -
Worcester - 2 £375 -
Coventry +7 1 £310 -
Edinburgh -1 1 - -
Derbyshire -2 1 £460 +15.00%
East of England -2 1 - - 2
Milton Keynes -3 1 - -
Derby -4 1 £460 +15.00%

Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 101 (37.00%) Migration
2 94 (34.43%) Data Migration
3 82 (30.04%) SAP
4 68 (24.91%) Finance
5 59 (21.61%) SQL
6 58 (21.25%) Oracle
7 48 (17.58%) Data Management
8 46 (16.85%) ETL
9 44 (16.12%) Data Warehouse
10 40 (14.65%) Data Modelling
10 40 (14.65%) Data Quality
11 34 (12.45%) Big Data
12 33 (12.09%) Banking
12 33 (12.09%) Data Analysis
13 30 (10.99%) Business Intelligence
13 30 (10.99%) Hadoop
14 27 (9.89%) SAP Data Services
15 24 (8.79%) Data Governance
15 24 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
16 22 (8.06%) Microsoft
16 22 (8.06%) UNIX
16 22 (8.06%) Informatica
16 22 (8.06%) Data Cleansing
17 21 (7.69%) Master Data Management
17 21 (7.69%) Analytics
17 21 (7.69%) SQL Server
18 20 (7.33%) Java
18 20 (7.33%) Stakeholder Management
18 20 (7.33%) LSMW
19 18 (6.59%) PL/SQL

Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (5.49%) Apache Spark
2 14 (5.13%) SAS
3 11 (4.03%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (2.20%) Apache Pig
5 5 (1.83%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.10%) Apache
8 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.37%) IIS
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 11 (4.03%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.56%) MS Office
3 3 (1.10%) SPSS
4 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.37%) Weka
4 1 (0.37%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (4.03%) Oracle TCA
2 8 (2.93%) SAP IS-U
3 7 (2.56%) HFM
4 6 (2.20%) SAP R/3
4 6 (2.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (1.83%) SAP HR
5 5 (1.83%) SAP Payroll
6 4 (1.47%) SAP FI
6 4 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (1.10%) Cognos Controller
7 3 (1.10%) SAP SD
7 3 (1.10%) SAP MDM
7 3 (1.10%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 2 (0.73%) Agresso
8 2 (0.73%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.73%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.73%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.73%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.10%) PaaS
2 2 (0.73%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.47%) MPLS
1 4 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (1.10%) Firewall
2 3 (1.10%) WAN
2 3 (1.10%) SAN
3 2 (0.73%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.73%) LAN
3 2 (0.73%) VoIP
3 2 (0.73%) OSPF
3 2 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.73%) Wireless
3 2 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.37%) ADSL2+
4 1 (0.37%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.37%) IPsec
4 1 (0.37%) Network Security
4 1 (0.37%) BGP
4 1 (0.37%) BGP-4
4 1 (0.37%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.37%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (16.12%) Data Warehouse
2 34 (12.45%) Big Data
3 30 (10.99%) Hadoop
4 27 (9.89%) SAP Data Services
5 21 (7.69%) SQL Server
6 16 (5.86%) Apache Hive
7 12 (4.40%) Data Mining
8 10 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (3.30%) HBase
10 8 (2.93%) DB2
11 7 (2.56%) SAP BW
11 7 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (2.20%) QlikView
12 6 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (2.20%) Oracle Database
12 6 (2.20%) Relational Database
12 6 (2.20%) Sqoop
13 5 (1.83%) KDB
13 5 (1.83%) MySQL
13 5 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (7.33%) LSMW
2 4 (1.47%) ERwin
3 1 (0.37%) JMeter
3 1 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.37%) LoadRunner
General
1 68 (24.91%) Finance
2 33 (12.09%) Banking
3 14 (5.13%) Marketing
4 10 (3.66%) Retail
4 10 (3.66%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.20%) Electronics
7 5 (1.83%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.83%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.10%) Advertising
9 2 (0.73%) Publishing
9 2 (0.73%) Legal
9 2 (0.73%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.73%) Billing
10 1 (0.37%) Law
10 1 (0.37%) Games
10 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.40%) XML
2 5 (1.83%) Web Services
3 3 (1.10%) Pandas
3 3 (1.10%) Apache Avro
3 3 (1.10%) NumPy
3 3 (1.10%) Matplotlib
4 2 (0.73%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.73%) Kafka
4 2 (0.73%) MDX
4 2 (0.73%) Middleware
4 2 (0.73%) HTML
4 2 (0.73%) J2EE
5 1 (0.37%) CSS
5 1 (0.37%) SOAP
5 1 (0.37%) .NET
5 1 (0.37%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.37%) DOM
5 1 (0.37%) SAX
5 1 (0.37%) SAP Business Workflow
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.23%) Data Integration
3 10 (3.66%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.30%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.56%) Visualisation
6 6 (2.20%) DTV
6 6 (2.20%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.83%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.83%) Reference Data
7 5 (1.83%) FMCG
8 4 (1.47%) EPoS
9 3 (1.10%) NHS
9 3 (1.10%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.10%) FlexPod
9 3 (1.10%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.10%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.73%) EMC VNX
10 2 (0.73%) Social Media
10 2 (0.73%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.06%) UNIX
2 14 (5.13%) Linux
3 9 (3.30%) Windows
4 4 (1.47%) Solaris
5 2 (0.73%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (0.37%) AIX
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (37.00%) Migration
2 94 (34.43%) Data Migration
3 48 (17.58%) Data Management
4 46 (16.85%) ETL
5 40 (14.65%) Data Modelling
6 33 (12.09%) Data Analysis
7 30 (10.99%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (8.79%) Data Governance
9 22 (8.06%) Data Cleansing
10 21 (7.69%) Analytics
10 21 (7.69%) Master Data Management
11 20 (7.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (6.23%) Data Mapping
13 15 (5.49%) Data Architecture
13 15 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (4.76%) Workflow
15 12 (4.40%) ERP
15 12 (4.40%) Use Case
16 11 (4.03%) Project Management
16 11 (4.03%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (21.61%) SQL
2 20 (7.33%) Java
3 18 (6.59%) PL/SQL
4 14 (5.13%) Perl
5 13 (4.76%) Python
6 11 (4.03%) ABAP
7 9 (3.30%) Scala
8 7 (2.56%) R
9 6 (2.20%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.83%) VBA
10 5 (1.83%) C
10 5 (1.83%) C#
10 5 (1.83%) C++
11 4 (1.47%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.73%) XPath
12 2 (0.73%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.73%) VB
13 1 (0.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.37%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.37%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (5.49%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.93%) Degree
4 4 (1.47%) PhD
5 2 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.37%) PMP
6 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.37%) CISA
6 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.37%) MCITP
6 1 (0.37%) CCIE
6 1 (0.37%) CCNP
6 1 (0.37%) ISEB
6 1 (0.37%) CISSP
6 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.37%) VCP4
6 1 (0.37%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (14.65%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.47%) GAAP
3 3 (1.10%) HL7
4 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.73%) QA
5 1 (0.37%) Basel II
5 1 (0.37%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.73%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.73%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.73%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.37%) Xen
4 1 (0.37%) Firmware
4 1 (0.37%) XenServer
4 1 (0.37%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.47%) Control-M
1 4 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.73%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (0.73%) Oozie
2 2 (0.73%) Mesos
3 1 (0.37%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.37%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.37%) OpenView
3 1 (0.37%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.37%) Legato
Vendors
1 82 (30.04%) SAP
2 58 (21.25%) Oracle
3 22 (8.06%) Microsoft
3 22 (8.06%) Informatica
4 11 (4.03%) Business Objects
4 11 (4.03%) Cisco
5 10 (3.66%) IBM
5 10 (3.66%) HP
5 10 (3.66%) Tableau
6 8 (2.93%) Cloudera
6 8 (2.93%) Hyperion
7 6 (2.20%) Cognos
8 5 (1.83%) Sybase
8 5 (1.83%) VMware
8 5 (1.83%) Teradata
8 5 (1.83%) Netezza
8 5 (1.83%) Hortonworks
9 4 (1.47%) NetApp
9 4 (1.47%) Sun
10 3 (1.10%) EMC
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
North East England
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
Jumar Solutions
Rate: £420 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago