Period
to 21 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Consultant was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Data Consultant
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 143 140
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 21 14 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.53% 0.37% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.40% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 17
Berkshire median daily rate £463 £469 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.17% +5.88%
10th Percentile £316 £400 £356
90th Percentile £533 £563 £491
South East median daily rate £475 £485 £425
% change year-on-year -2.06% +14.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3,713 3,529 4,553
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.99% 92.72% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,953 1,713 2,391
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 166 167
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £14.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.81% +5.36% -24.43%
10th Percentile £8.72 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £48.15 £40.25 £39.50
South East median hourly rate £19.02 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.66% -12.50% +15.11%

Data Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Data Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Data Consultant in Berkshire

Data Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Consultant in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Consultant in Berkshire

Data Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Consultant in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Consultant in Berkshire

Data Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Consultant in Berkshire

Data Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -6 8 £450 -11.11% 3
Bracknell +6 4 - -
Newbury -12 2 £400 -
Wokingham -10 1 £289 -27.70%
Data Consultant
South East

Data Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, Data Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Data Consultant in the job title.

1 11 (52.38%) ETL
1 11 (52.38%) Migration
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 9 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (38.10%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (33.33%) Oracle
5 7 (33.33%) SAP
5 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (33.33%) Big Data
6 6 (28.57%) Talend
6 6 (28.57%) Analytics
6 6 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (28.57%) Data Modelling
6 6 (28.57%) Replication
6 6 (28.57%) Finance
6 6 (28.57%) Power BI
7 5 (23.81%) Data Lake
7 5 (23.81%) Java
7 5 (23.81%) Apache Hive
7 5 (23.81%) Hadoop
7 5 (23.81%) Data Migration
7 5 (23.81%) Data Analytics
8 4 (19.05%) Apache Flume
8 4 (19.05%) Apache Pig
8 4 (19.05%) Sqoop
8 4 (19.05%) MapReduce
8 4 (19.05%) HBase
8 4 (19.05%) Presales

Data Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (19.05%) Apache Pig
2 3 (14.29%) SAS
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (14.29%) SPSS
3 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) SAP ERP
1 3 (14.29%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.76%) SAP CO
2 1 (4.76%) SAP FI
2 1 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (14.29%) Azure Data Factory
2 3 (14.29%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) Big Data
3 6 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (28.57%) Power BI
4 5 (23.81%) Apache Hive
4 5 (23.81%) Data Lake
4 5 (23.81%) Hadoop
5 4 (19.05%) HBase
5 4 (19.05%) Pentaho
5 4 (19.05%) SAP Data Services
5 4 (19.05%) Sqoop
6 3 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (14.29%) Mahout
6 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
6 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
6 3 (14.29%) Redis
6 3 (14.29%) SAP HANA
6 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (14.29%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) LSMW
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Billing
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) BAPI
2 1 (4.76%) EDI
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Replication
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) Clustering
4 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) ETL
1 11 (52.38%) Migration
2 8 (38.10%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (28.57%) Analytics
3 6 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 5 (23.81%) Data Analytics
4 5 (23.81%) Data Migration
5 4 (19.05%) Data Management
5 4 (19.05%) MapReduce
5 4 (19.05%) Presales
5 4 (19.05%) Project Management
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) Cutover Planning
6 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) Data Security
6 3 (14.29%) ERP
6 3 (14.29%) High Availability
6 3 (14.29%) Logistics
6 3 (14.29%) Runbook
6 3 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) F#
3 4 (19.05%) Python
3 4 (19.05%) R
4 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) Master's Degree
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.76%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 7 (33.33%) SAP
3 6 (28.57%) Talend
4 4 (19.05%) Informatica
5 3 (14.29%) Teradata
5 3 (14.29%) Vertica
6 1 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) Netezza