The median contractor rate for a Data Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 June 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
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 480 483 482
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 121 141 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.30% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 95 89
Median daily rate £500 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.69% +2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £674 £708 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40980 47134 47634
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.05% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 26691 31127 30520
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1258 1393 1823
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Data Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Consultant in England

Data Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Consultant in England

Data Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Consultant in England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Consultant in England

Data Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Consultant in England

Data Consultant
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
London +31 84 £516 -10.21% 17
South East -11 12 £470 +39.25% 3
North West +11 6 £400 -18.98%
South West +1 5 £488 +8.33% 1
East of England 0 4 £513 +20.58% 2
North East +73 2 £480 -
East Midlands -7 2 £513 +24.24% 1
West Midlands +14 1 £475 +26.66%
Data Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 England region featuring Data Consultant in the job title.

1 66 (25.88%) Migration
2 61 (23.92%) Finance
3 54 (21.18%) Data Migration
4 51 (20.00%) SQL
5 50 (19.61%) Big Data
6 48 (18.82%) SAP
7 47 (18.43%) Hadoop
8 38 (14.90%) Analytics
9 33 (12.94%) ETL
10 29 (11.37%) Data Management
11 28 (10.98%) Data Warehouse
12 27 (10.59%) Data Quality
13 26 (10.20%) Apache Spark
13 26 (10.20%) Data Modelling
13 26 (10.20%) Banking
14 25 (9.80%) Data Analytics
15 24 (9.41%) Data Protection
15 24 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (9.41%) Microsoft
16 23 (9.02%) Oracle
16 23 (9.02%) GDPR
17 22 (8.63%) Python
17 22 (8.63%) Business Intelligence
18 20 (7.84%) SQL Server
19 19 (7.45%) Scala
19 19 (7.45%) Microsoft Azure
19 19 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
20 18 (7.06%) Data Privacy
20 18 (7.06%) Data Governance
21 17 (6.67%) CRM

Data Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 26 (10.20%) Apache Spark
2 16 (6.27%) SAS
3 5 (1.96%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.96%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.18%) Confluence
4 3 (1.18%) Documentum
4 3 (1.18%) Jupyter
4 3 (1.18%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.78%) Apache
6 1 (0.39%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.39%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.39%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (3.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.57%) SPSS
3 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.57%) SAP IS-U
4 3 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.18%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.78%) HFM
5 2 (0.78%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.78%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.78%) SAP Retail
5 2 (0.78%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.39%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.39%) Revive Adserver
6 1 (0.39%) RMDS
6 1 (0.39%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.14%) Azure Data Factory
3 7 (2.75%) PaaS
4 6 (2.35%) IaaS
5 4 (1.57%) Office 365
6 3 (1.18%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.78%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.78%) Data Lake Analytics
7 2 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.39%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.39%) Route 53
8 1 (0.39%) SaaS
8 1 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.35%) Firewall
2 3 (1.18%) Skype
2 3 (1.18%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.78%) DHCP
3 2 (0.78%) DNS
3 2 (0.78%) HTTP
3 2 (0.78%) SSH
4 1 (0.39%) BGP
4 1 (0.39%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (0.39%) Internet
4 1 (0.39%) IPsec
4 1 (0.39%) LDAP
4 1 (0.39%) MPLS
4 1 (0.39%) SMTP
4 1 (0.39%) SNMP
4 1 (0.39%) SSL
4 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.39%) Telnet
4 1 (0.39%) VPN
4 1 (0.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (19.61%) Big Data
2 47 (18.43%) Hadoop
3 28 (10.98%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (7.84%) SQL Server
5 17 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (4.71%) Apache Hive
6 12 (4.71%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.14%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 8 (3.14%) Data Lake
7 8 (3.14%) Power BI
7 8 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (2.75%) HBase
8 7 (2.75%) SAP Data Services
8 7 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (2.35%) QlikView
9 6 (2.35%) RDBMS
9 6 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.96%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (1.18%) Oracle ODI
11 3 (1.18%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 10 (3.92%) JIRA
2 5 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.57%) LSMW
3 4 (1.57%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.18%) ERwin
4 3 (1.18%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.18%) Maven
5 2 (0.78%) Selenium
5 2 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.78%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.39%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.39%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.39%) JUnit
6 1 (0.39%) Ranorex
6 1 (0.39%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.39%) Vagrant
General
1 61 (23.92%) Finance
2 26 (10.20%) Banking
3 15 (5.88%) Retail
4 8 (3.14%) Legal
5 7 (2.75%) Law
6 4 (1.57%) Marketing
6 4 (1.57%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.18%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.18%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.78%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.39%) French Language
9 1 (0.39%) Front Office
9 1 (0.39%) German Language
9 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.92%) Kafka
2 5 (1.96%) Web Services
3 3 (1.18%) .NET
3 3 (1.18%) TensorFlow
3 3 (1.18%) XML
4 2 (0.78%) Apache Avro
4 2 (0.78%) CSS
4 2 (0.78%) HTML
4 2 (0.78%) Mason
4 2 (0.78%) REST
5 1 (0.39%) D3.js
5 1 (0.39%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.39%) jQuery
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.39%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.39%) SOAP
5 1 (0.39%) WSDL
5 1 (0.39%) XSL
5 1 (0.39%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.49%) Data Centre
3 8 (3.14%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (3.14%) Data Structures
3 8 (3.14%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (1.57%) Fintech
5 4 (1.57%) FMCG
6 3 (1.18%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.18%) iPad
6 3 (1.18%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.78%) DataPower
7 2 (0.78%) NHS
7 2 (0.78%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.78%) User Experience
8 1 (0.39%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.39%) CMDB
8 1 (0.39%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.39%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.39%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.71%) Linux
2 7 (2.75%) Unix
3 6 (2.35%) Windows
4 3 (1.18%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.39%) CentOS
5 1 (0.39%) Solaris
5 1 (0.39%) SUSE
5 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (25.88%) Migration
2 54 (21.18%) Data Migration
3 38 (14.90%) Analytics
4 33 (12.94%) ETL
5 29 (11.37%) Data Management
6 26 (10.20%) Data Modelling
7 25 (9.80%) Data Analytics
8 24 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (9.41%) Data Protection
9 22 (8.63%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (7.06%) Data Governance
10 18 (7.06%) Data Privacy
11 17 (6.67%) CRM
12 16 (6.27%) Data Analysis
12 16 (6.27%) Data Integration
12 16 (6.27%) ERP
12 16 (6.27%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (4.31%) Data Cleansing
13 11 (4.31%) Project Management
13 11 (4.31%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 51 (20.00%) SQL
2 22 (8.63%) Python
3 19 (7.45%) Scala
4 13 (5.10%) Java
5 10 (3.92%) T-SQL
6 9 (3.53%) C#
7 8 (3.14%) ABAP
8 6 (2.35%) R
9 4 (1.57%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.57%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.18%) C
10 3 (1.18%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.18%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.18%) VB
11 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.78%) C++
11 2 (0.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (0.78%) Groovy
11 2 (0.78%) VBA
12 1 (0.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (6.27%) Degree
2 10 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (2.75%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.18%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.78%) ISEB
6 2 (0.78%) PhD
7 1 (0.39%) CISA
7 1 (0.39%) CISM
7 1 (0.39%) CISSP
7 1 (0.39%) CRISC
7 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.59%) Data Quality
2 23 (9.02%) GDPR
3 6 (2.35%) QA
4 3 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.18%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.39%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.39%) GMP
5 1 (0.39%) IAS 39
5 1 (0.39%) IFRS
5 1 (0.39%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 7 (2.75%) HDFS
2 5 (1.96%) Apache Flume
3 4 (1.57%) Docker
4 3 (1.18%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.39%) vCloud
5 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.18%) Oozie
1 3 (1.18%) Puppet
2 2 (0.78%) Ansible
2 2 (0.78%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.78%) SCCM
2 2 (0.78%) Terraform
3 1 (0.39%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.39%) Nagios
3 1 (0.39%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.39%) OpenView
3 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.39%) Packer
3 1 (0.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (18.82%) SAP
2 24 (9.41%) Microsoft
3 23 (9.02%) Oracle
4 15 (5.88%) Tableau
5 11 (4.31%) Cloudera
6 6 (2.35%) Informatica
7 5 (1.96%) Google
7 5 (1.96%) Hortonworks
7 5 (1.96%) IBM
7 5 (1.96%) Teradata
8 3 (1.18%) Ariba
8 3 (1.18%) Cisco
8 3 (1.18%) CyberArk
8 3 (1.18%) OpenText
8 3 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.18%) Symantec
8 3 (1.18%) Workday
8 3 (1.18%) Yardi
9 2 (0.78%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.78%) Reuters
Central London / West End
ClearCube Consulting
Rate: From £520 to £560 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Absolute Solution Limited
Rate: £425 per day, 425 per day, 3 months initially
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
PBIT Consultants
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago