Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 24 November 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
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 452 464 458
Rank change year-on-year +12 -6 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 178 157 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.38% 0.35% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.37% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 124 76
London median daily rate £500 £533 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.10% +18.33% -
10th Percentile £388 £355 £325
90th Percentile £700 £775 £556
England median daily rate £500 £485 £450
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £54.00 -
England median hourly rate - £46.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44654 42830 44617
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.96% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32346 30451 31444
London median daily rate £495 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.03% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £269
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 540 562 687
London median hourly rate £20.22 £19.23 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.14% +1.21% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.45 £11.41 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.64
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Data Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Consultant in London

Data Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Consultant in London

Data Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Consultant in London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Consultant in London

Data Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Consultant in London

Data Consultant
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Central London -1 16 £519 +10.96% 6
South London -21 8 £525 -8.70%
West London -8 5 £500 +13.12% 3
North London - 3 £500 -
East London - 1 - - 2
Data Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 London region featuring Data Consultant in the job title.

1 44 (24.72%) Big Data
2 37 (20.79%) SQL
3 31 (17.42%) Hadoop
3 31 (17.42%) Migration
4 28 (15.73%) Finance
5 27 (15.17%) Data Migration
6 25 (14.04%) Data Protection
6 25 (14.04%) GDPR
7 23 (12.92%) ETL
7 23 (12.92%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (12.36%) Analytics
9 21 (11.80%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (11.80%) Banking
10 20 (11.24%) Apache Spark
11 19 (10.67%) Microsoft
12 18 (10.11%) Java
13 17 (9.55%) Data Management
14 15 (8.43%) Python
14 15 (8.43%) Security Cleared
15 14 (7.87%) CRM
15 14 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
16 13 (7.30%) Information Security
16 13 (7.30%) SAP
16 13 (7.30%) SC Cleared
16 13 (7.30%) Data Governance
17 12 (6.74%) Data Privacy
17 12 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
17 12 (6.74%) Scala
17 12 (6.74%) Linux
18 11 (6.18%) SAS

Data Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 20 (11.24%) Apache Spark
2 11 (6.18%) SAS
3 5 (2.81%) Confluence
4 4 (2.25%) Apache
5 2 (1.12%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.12%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.56%) JBoss
6 1 (0.56%) nginx
6 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (2.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (5.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.93%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (2.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.12%) SAP MDG
4 2 (1.12%) SAP MDM
4 2 (1.12%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.56%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.56%) Maximo
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.56%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.56%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.49%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.25%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (2.25%) SaaS
5 3 (1.69%) Office 365
6 2 (1.12%) IaaS
6 2 (1.12%) PaaS
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.56%) GitHub
7 1 (0.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.93%) Kerberos
1 7 (3.93%) Network Security
2 3 (1.69%) Firewall
3 2 (1.12%) Internet
3 2 (1.12%) SSL
4 1 (0.56%) HTTP
4 1 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.56%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.56%) Skype
4 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (24.72%) Big Data
2 31 (17.42%) Hadoop
3 21 (11.80%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (6.18%) Apache Hive
5 9 (5.06%) SQL Server
6 8 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.81%) Data Lake
8 5 (2.81%) Pentaho
8 5 (2.81%) QlikView
8 5 (2.81%) SAP Data Services
8 5 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.81%) Star Schema
9 4 (2.25%) BigQuery
9 4 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (2.25%) Cloudera CDH
9 4 (2.25%) HBase
10 3 (1.69%) DataStage
10 3 (1.69%) SAP HANA
10 3 (1.69%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 7 (3.93%) JIRA
2 3 (1.69%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (1.12%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.56%) ERwin
4 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.56%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.56%) Maven
4 1 (0.56%) Ranorex
4 1 (0.56%) Selenium
4 1 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.56%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 28 (15.73%) Finance
2 21 (11.80%) Banking
3 8 (4.49%) Legal
4 6 (3.37%) Marketing
5 4 (2.25%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.69%) Law
6 3 (1.69%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.12%) Publishing
7 2 (1.12%) Retail
7 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.56%) Billing
8 1 (0.56%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.56%) Games
8 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.18%) Kafka
2 7 (3.93%) XML
3 6 (3.37%) SOAP
4 3 (1.69%) Middleware
4 3 (1.69%) Web Services
5 2 (1.12%) SAML
5 2 (1.12%) Spring
6 1 (0.56%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Avro
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Camel
6 1 (0.56%) Cascading
6 1 (0.56%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.56%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.56%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.56%) JSON
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.56%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.56%) REST
6 1 (0.56%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.56%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.06%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.49%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (3.93%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.81%) Hedge funds
6 4 (2.25%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.25%) FMCG
7 3 (1.69%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.69%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.69%) Fintech
7 3 (1.69%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.12%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (1.12%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (1.12%) Freedom of Information Act
8 2 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.12%) NHS
9 1 (0.56%) CESG
9 1 (0.56%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.56%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.74%) Linux
2 2 (1.12%) Unix
3 1 (0.56%) CentOS
3 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (17.42%) Migration
2 27 (15.17%) Data Migration
3 25 (14.04%) Data Protection
4 23 (12.92%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (12.92%) ETL
5 22 (12.36%) Analytics
6 17 (9.55%) Data Management
7 14 (7.87%) CRM
7 14 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (7.30%) Data Governance
8 13 (7.30%) Information Security
9 12 (6.74%) Data Privacy
10 11 (6.18%) Data Architecture
10 11 (6.18%) Data Strategy
11 10 (5.62%) Data Integration
11 10 (5.62%) Data Modelling
12 9 (5.06%) Coaching
12 9 (5.06%) Data Analytics
12 9 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (4.49%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 37 (20.79%) SQL
2 18 (10.11%) Java
3 15 (8.43%) Python
4 12 (6.74%) Scala
5 6 (3.37%) PL/SQL
5 6 (3.37%) R
6 3 (1.69%) Apex Code
7 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.12%) VBA
8 1 (0.56%) ABAP
8 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.56%) C
8 1 (0.56%) C#
8 1 (0.56%) Groovy
8 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (8.43%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.30%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.93%) Degree
4 4 (2.25%) CISSP
4 4 (2.25%) ISEB
5 3 (1.69%) CCIE
5 3 (1.69%) CCIE Data Center
5 3 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.69%) PhD
6 2 (1.12%) CISA
6 2 (1.12%) CISM
6 2 (1.12%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.56%) CLAS
7 1 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.56%) CRISC
7 1 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.56%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (14.04%) GDPR
2 11 (6.18%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.69%) BS7799
4 3 (1.69%) MiFID
4 3 (1.69%) QA
5 1 (0.56%) EMIR
5 1 (0.56%) GCP
5 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.56%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (5.06%) Docker
2 4 (2.25%) HDFS
3 3 (1.69%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.12%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (3.93%) Ansible
2 6 (3.37%) Kubernetes
2 6 (3.37%) Terraform
3 5 (2.81%) Control-M
3 5 (2.81%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (2.25%) Ambari
5 2 (1.12%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.56%) Oozie
6 1 (0.56%) Packer
6 1 (0.56%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 19 (10.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.30%) SAP
3 10 (5.62%) Informatica
4 9 (5.06%) Oracle
4 9 (5.06%) Tableau
5 8 (4.49%) Hortonworks
6 7 (3.93%) Cisco
6 7 (3.93%) Google
7 6 (3.37%) Bloomberg
7 6 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (2.81%) BMC
8 5 (2.81%) Splunk
9 4 (2.25%) Cloudera
9 4 (2.25%) Cognos
9 4 (2.25%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.69%) JD Edwards
10 3 (1.69%) Talend
10 3 (1.69%) Yardi
11 2 (1.12%) Vertica
11 2 (1.12%) Workday