Period
to 23 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Consultant was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 23 October 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 235 236 253
Rank change year-on-year +1 +17 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 16 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.23% 0.14% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.14% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 17
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £412 £383 £291
90th Percentile £705 £600 £665
Central London median daily rate £519 £475 £513
% change year-on-year +9.21% -7.32% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6554 6336 9388
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.62% 95.61% 95.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5154 5048 7355
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £269
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £464 £450
% change year-on-year +7.87% +3.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 77 141
City of London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £11.70 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £30.75 £48.40 £34.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.40 £17.50 £17.99
% change year-on-year +5.11% -2.72% +5.82%

Data Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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 6 months to 23 October 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 23 October 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 4 (25.00%) Cisco
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
1 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (25.00%) Data Virtualisation
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) XML
2 3 (18.75%) SOAP
3 2 (12.50%) Star Schema
3 2 (12.50%) BMC
3 2 (12.50%) Informatica
3 2 (12.50%) Control-M
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security
3 2 (12.50%) GDPR
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Data Management
3 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
4 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
4 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Cryptography
4 1 (6.25%) Database Security
4 1 (6.25%) Ansible
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.25%) DataPower

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 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (6.25%) SNMP
1 1 (6.25%) SSH
1 1 (6.25%) SSL
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (12.50%) Star Schema
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) Data Mart
3 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.25%) QlikView
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (18.75%) Banking
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) SOAP
1 3 (18.75%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) D3.js
2 1 (6.25%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) WSDL
2 1 (6.25%) XSL
2 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.25%) DataPower
2 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Data Virtualisation
2 3 (18.75%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 2 (12.50%) Data Management
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Cryptography
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Data Mapping
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) Investment Management
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) SOA
4 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) R
3 1 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) GDPR
2 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Control-M
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
2 1 (6.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) BMC
2 2 (12.50%) Informatica
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Cognos
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Tableau