The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Data Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Consultant
England / West Midlands
Rank 115 112 109
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 8 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
Median daily rate £550 £415 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.53% +12.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £330 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £521 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2250 2276 2009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.98% 94.44% 93.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1371 1234 1159
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £230 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £501 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 102 168
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.80 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.60 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Data Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Data Consultant in the job title.

Data Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Data Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Consultant across the West Midlands region.

Data Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Data Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Consultant across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Data Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Data Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Consultant across the West Midlands region.

Data Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Data Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 January 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
Birmingham +7 5 £600 +50.00% 1
Warwickshire -1 1 £480 +60.00%
Solihull - 1 £500 -
Data Consultant
England

Data Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Data Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) SQL
1 6 (60.00%) Data Modelling
1 6 (60.00%) Data Quality
2 5 (50.00%) SAP
3 4 (40.00%) DB2
3 4 (40.00%) IBM
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (40.00%) Information Governance
3 4 (40.00%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (30.00%) Data Management
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Data Governance
5 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (10.00%) Smart Meter
6 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
6 1 (10.00%) Information Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (10.00%) Tableau
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Master Data Management
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (10.00%) Data Privacy
6 1 (10.00%) Dashboard Development

Data Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) DB2
1 4 (40.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) DataStage
3 1 (10.00%) Power BI
3 1 (10.00%) QlikView
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (10.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (10.00%) Smart Meter
1 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (40.00%) Information Governance
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (30.00%) Data Management
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Data Governance
4 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Data Privacy
5 1 (10.00%) ETL
5 1 (10.00%) Information Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Information Management
5 1 (10.00%) Master Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) SAP
2 4 (40.00%) IBM
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Tableau
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