The median contractor rate for a Data Consultant was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Consultant
UK / England
Rank 452 496 450
Rank change year-on-year +44 -46  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 133 119 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.24% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.25% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 81 87
Median daily rate £488 £461 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.69% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £17.22
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 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 39636 46701 45542
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.21% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25783 30610 27944
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1372 1458 1840
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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 +52 78 £500 - 15
South East +20 16 £500 +17.64%
Yorkshire +24 13 £475 -24.00% 1
West Midlands +12 7 £480 +12.94%
East of England +1 7 £335 -29.47%
South West -3 4 £500 +11.11%
North West +18 2 £353 -21.66% 3
East Midlands -7 1 - -
North East -13 1 £550 +1.85%
Data Consultant
UK

Data Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region featuring Data Consultant in the job title.

1 82 (27.61%) SAP
2 78 (26.26%) Migration
3 72 (24.24%) SQL
4 59 (19.87%) Data Migration
5 57 (19.19%) Big Data
6 55 (18.52%) Finance
6 55 (18.52%) ETL
6 55 (18.52%) Data Quality
7 50 (16.84%) Hadoop
8 47 (15.82%) Data Warehouse
9 45 (15.15%) Data Modelling
9 45 (15.15%) Analytics
10 43 (14.48%) Business Intelligence
11 42 (14.14%) Data Management
12 34 (11.45%) SQL Server
13 33 (11.11%) Data Governance
14 32 (10.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 28 (9.43%) Oracle
15 28 (9.43%) Microsoft
16 26 (8.75%) Apache Spark
17 25 (8.42%) IBM
18 24 (8.08%) Data Analysis
19 23 (7.74%) DB2
20 22 (7.41%) ERP
20 22 (7.41%) Banking
20 22 (7.41%) Data Analytics
21 20 (6.73%) IBM InfoSphere
21 20 (6.73%) Data Integration
21 20 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
21 20 (6.73%) Agile Software Development

Data Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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 (8.75%) Apache Spark
2 13 (4.38%) SAS
3 8 (2.69%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.35%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.35%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.01%) Apache
5 3 (1.01%) Apache Pig
5 3 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.67%) Confluence
6 2 (0.67%) Documentum
6 2 (0.67%) nginx
7 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.34%) IIS
7 1 (0.34%) JBoss
7 1 (0.34%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.68%) SPSS
3 4 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.01%) MS Office
5 2 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (3.37%) SAP MDG
2 8 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.69%) SAP HCM
3 7 (2.36%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (2.02%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (1.35%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (1.01%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.67%) Maximo
7 2 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.67%) SAP MDM
7 2 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.67%) SAP Retail
7 2 (0.67%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.34%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.34%) Revive Adserver
8 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.34%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.03%) SuccessFactors
4 8 (2.69%) PaaS
5 7 (2.36%) IaaS
6 6 (2.02%) Office 365
7 2 (0.67%) Data Lake Analytics
7 2 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.34%) BlueKai
8 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.03%) Firewall
2 4 (1.35%) Skype
2 4 (1.35%) Unified Communications
3 3 (1.01%) SSL
4 2 (0.67%) Network Security
4 2 (0.67%) SAN
5 1 (0.34%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.34%) HTTP
5 1 (0.34%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.34%) LDAP
5 1 (0.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (19.19%) Big Data
2 50 (16.84%) Hadoop
3 47 (15.82%) Data Warehouse
4 34 (11.45%) SQL Server
5 32 (10.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (7.74%) DB2
7 20 (6.73%) IBM InfoSphere
8 18 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (5.39%) Apache Hive
10 14 (4.71%) Relational Database
11 12 (4.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (3.37%) HBase
12 10 (3.37%) SAP Data Services
13 9 (3.03%) Data Lake
13 9 (3.03%) QlikView
13 9 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (2.69%) SAP HANA
15 6 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
16 5 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
16 5 (1.68%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (2.02%) JIRA
2 5 (1.68%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.68%) LSMW
3 4 (1.35%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.35%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (1.35%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.67%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.67%) ERwin
5 2 (0.67%) Gerrit
5 2 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.34%) JUnit
6 1 (0.34%) Maven
6 1 (0.34%) Selenium
6 1 (0.34%) Vagrant
General
1 55 (18.52%) Finance
2 22 (7.41%) Banking
3 11 (3.70%) Retail
4 9 (3.03%) Billing
5 8 (2.69%) Marketing
6 5 (1.68%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.68%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.35%) Legal
7 4 (1.35%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.01%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.67%) Electronics
9 2 (0.67%) Front Office
9 2 (0.67%) Law
9 2 (0.67%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Advertising
10 1 (0.34%) Back Office
10 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.34%) French Language
10 1 (0.34%) German Language
10 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.69%) Kafka
2 7 (2.36%) SAP Fiori
3 6 (2.02%) .NET
4 5 (1.68%) XML
5 3 (1.01%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (1.01%) Middleware
5 3 (1.01%) Node.js
5 3 (1.01%) SOAP
5 3 (1.01%) Spark Streaming
5 3 (1.01%) TensorFlow
6 2 (0.67%) CSS
6 2 (0.67%) HTML
6 2 (0.67%) Samza
6 2 (0.67%) Web Services
7 1 (0.34%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.34%) BAPI
7 1 (0.34%) jQuery
7 1 (0.34%) Mason
7 1 (0.34%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (0.34%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.39%) Management Information System
2 15 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.71%) Data Centre
4 12 (4.04%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.36%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (1.68%) FMCG
7 4 (1.35%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.01%) Clustering
8 3 (1.01%) iPad
8 3 (1.01%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.67%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.67%) NHS
9 2 (0.67%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.67%) Social Network
10 1 (0.34%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.34%) Blog
10 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.34%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.34%) Social Media
10 1 (0.34%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.04%) Linux
1 12 (4.04%) Windows
2 9 (3.03%) Unix
3 5 (1.68%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.01%) Windows Vista
5 2 (0.67%) CentOS
6 1 (0.34%) SUSE
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (26.26%) Migration
2 59 (19.87%) Data Migration
3 55 (18.52%) ETL
4 45 (15.15%) Analytics
4 45 (15.15%) Data Modelling
5 43 (14.48%) Business Intelligence
6 42 (14.14%) Data Management
7 33 (11.11%) Data Governance
8 24 (8.08%) Data Analysis
9 22 (7.41%) Data Analytics
9 22 (7.41%) ERP
10 20 (6.73%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (6.73%) Data Integration
11 18 (6.06%) Data Cleansing
11 18 (6.06%) Data Protection
12 16 (5.39%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (4.71%) CRM
14 13 (4.38%) Master Data Management
15 12 (4.04%) Data Privacy
15 12 (4.04%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 72 (24.24%) SQL
2 17 (5.72%) Java
2 17 (5.72%) Scala
3 16 (5.39%) Python
4 11 (3.70%) C#
5 7 (2.36%) PL/SQL
5 7 (2.36%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.02%) ABAP
6 6 (2.02%) R
7 5 (1.68%) C
7 5 (1.68%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.01%) C++
8 3 (1.01%) VBA
9 2 (0.67%) F#
9 2 (0.67%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.67%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.67%) VB
10 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.34%) Groovy
10 1 (0.34%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 17 (5.72%) Degree
2 16 (5.39%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.69%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.67%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.67%) ISEB
6 1 (0.34%) CCNA
6 1 (0.34%) CISA
6 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.34%) CISM
6 1 (0.34%) CISSP
6 1 (0.34%) CRISC
6 1 (0.34%) MCSD
6 1 (0.34%) MCSE
6 1 (0.34%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (18.52%) Data Quality
2 14 (4.71%) GDPR
3 9 (3.03%) QA
4 3 (1.01%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.01%) SLA
5 2 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.34%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.34%) GMP
System Software
1 10 (3.37%) HDFS
2 7 (2.36%) Apache Flume
3 5 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.35%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.01%) vCloud
6 1 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.34%) Docker
6 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.68%) Ansible
2 3 (1.01%) Control-M
2 3 (1.01%) Oozie
2 3 (1.01%) SCCM
3 2 (0.67%) Grafana
3 2 (0.67%) Kibana
3 2 (0.67%) logstash
3 2 (0.67%) Puppet
3 2 (0.67%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.34%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.34%) Nagios
4 1 (0.34%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.34%) SCOM
4 1 (0.34%) Terraform
Vendors
1 82 (27.61%) SAP
2 28 (9.43%) Microsoft
2 28 (9.43%) Oracle
3 25 (8.42%) IBM
4 15 (5.05%) Informatica
5 14 (4.71%) Tableau
6 8 (2.69%) VMware
7 7 (2.36%) Cloudera
7 7 (2.36%) Hortonworks
8 5 (1.68%) BMC
8 5 (1.68%) Google
9 4 (1.35%) Talend
9 4 (1.35%) Teradata
10 3 (1.01%) Alteryx
10 3 (1.01%) MapR
10 3 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.01%) Splunk
11 2 (0.67%) Cerner
11 2 (0.67%) Epicor
11 2 (0.67%) GoldenSource
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