The median contractor rate for a Data Consultant was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 151 183
Rank change year-on-year -4 +32  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 7 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.23% 0.089% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.094% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 6
Median daily rate £513 £450 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.94% -0.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £370 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £490 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.22

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2916 3192 4971
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.23% 95.17% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2268 2545 3747
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £305 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 45 78
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.97% +11.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £46.10 £26.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Data Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Data Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Data Consultant in the City of London

Data Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Consultant in the City of London

Data Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Consultant in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Consultant in the City of London

Data Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 City of London region featuring Data Consultant in the job title.

1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Data Privacy
3 5 (31.25%) Data Protection
3 5 (31.25%) GDPR
3 5 (31.25%) Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Banking
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle
5 3 (18.75%) Information Security
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) Star Schema
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) Control-M
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 2 (12.50%) SAP
6 2 (12.50%) SOAP
6 2 (12.50%) XML
6 2 (12.50%) Windows
6 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 2 (12.50%) SAN
6 2 (12.50%) BMC
6 2 (12.50%) Informatica
6 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
6 2 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (12.50%) Data Centre

Data Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Star Schema
3 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
3 1 (6.25%) Ingres
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) SAP HANA
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Advertising
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) SOAP
1 2 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 2 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Fintech
2 1 (6.25%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) CentOS
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Data Privacy
2 5 (31.25%) Data Protection
2 5 (31.25%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Information Security
5 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
5 2 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
6 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) Data Governance
6 1 (6.25%) Data Loss Prevention
6 1 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (6.25%) High Availability
6 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 1 (6.25%) Presales
6 1 (6.25%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) MCSD
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) GDPR
2 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Control-M
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) BMC
2 2 (12.50%) Informatica
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) CODA
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) JD Edwards
3 1 (6.25%) Juniper
3 1 (6.25%) Trillium
3 1 (6.25%) VMware