The median contractor rate for a Data Consultant was £516 per day in advertised job vacancies in London 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
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 340 371 343
Rank change year-on-year +31 -28  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 84 56 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.40% 0.26% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.27% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 43 60
Median daily rate £516 £575 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.21% +23.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £376 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £693 £800 £605
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 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19752 20748 21808
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.27% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14071 15056 15231
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 228 364
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -8.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Data Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 27 June 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 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
City of London +6 10 £550 - 5
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £600 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Data Consultant
England

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

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 London region featuring Data Consultant in the job title.

1 42 (25.77%) Big Data
2 41 (25.15%) Finance
3 36 (22.09%) Hadoop
4 30 (18.40%) SQL
5 28 (17.18%) Migration
6 26 (15.95%) Apache Spark
7 23 (14.11%) Banking
8 22 (13.50%) Python
8 22 (13.50%) Analytics
9 19 (11.66%) Scala
9 19 (11.66%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (11.66%) Data Migration
10 18 (11.04%) Data Protection
10 18 (11.04%) GDPR
11 17 (10.43%) Data Privacy
12 16 (9.82%) Data Management
12 16 (9.82%) SAP
13 15 (9.20%) ETL
13 15 (9.20%) Data Analytics
14 14 (8.59%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (7.98%) Data Modelling
15 13 (7.98%) Microsoft Azure
15 13 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (7.36%) Tableau
16 12 (7.36%) SAS
16 12 (7.36%) Microsoft
16 12 (7.36%) Java
17 11 (6.75%) Data Integration
17 11 (6.75%) Degree
17 11 (6.75%) Agile Software Development

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 26 (15.95%) Apache Spark
2 12 (7.36%) SAS
3 4 (2.45%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.84%) Confluence
4 3 (1.84%) Documentum
4 3 (1.84%) Jupyter
4 3 (1.84%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.61%) Apache
5 1 (0.61%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.84%) SPSS
3 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.84%) SAP MDM
2 2 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.23%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.23%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.61%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.61%) Revive Adserver
3 1 (0.61%) RMDS
3 1 (0.61%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.61%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.61%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.61%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.29%) Azure Data Factory
3 3 (1.84%) Office 365
3 3 (1.84%) PaaS
4 2 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.23%) Data Lake Analytics
4 2 (1.23%) IaaS
5 1 (0.61%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.61%) Route 53
5 1 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.45%) Firewall
2 3 (1.84%) Skype
2 3 (1.84%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.23%) HTTP
3 2 (1.23%) SSH
4 1 (0.61%) BGP
4 1 (0.61%) DHCP
4 1 (0.61%) DMVPN
4 1 (0.61%) DNS
4 1 (0.61%) IPsec
4 1 (0.61%) LDAP
4 1 (0.61%) MPLS
4 1 (0.61%) SMTP
4 1 (0.61%) SNMP
4 1 (0.61%) SSL
4 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.61%) Telnet
4 1 (0.61%) VPN
4 1 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (25.77%) Big Data
2 36 (22.09%) Hadoop
3 19 (11.66%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (6.75%) Apache Hive
5 8 (4.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (4.29%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 7 (4.29%) Data Lake
6 7 (4.29%) HBase
6 7 (4.29%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.29%) SQL Server
7 6 (3.68%) Power BI
7 6 (3.68%) RDBMS
8 5 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (2.45%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (2.45%) QlikView
9 4 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.84%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.84%) Base SAS
10 3 (1.84%) Parquet
10 3 (1.84%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 8 (4.91%) JIRA
2 5 (3.07%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.84%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.84%) Maven
4 2 (1.23%) Selenium
4 2 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (1.23%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.61%) ERwin
5 1 (0.61%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.61%) JUnit
5 1 (0.61%) LSMW
5 1 (0.61%) Ranorex
5 1 (0.61%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.61%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.61%) Vagrant
General
1 41 (25.15%) Finance
2 23 (14.11%) Banking
3 8 (4.91%) Legal
3 8 (4.91%) Retail
4 7 (4.29%) Law
5 3 (1.84%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.84%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.23%) Marketing
7 1 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.61%) French Language
7 1 (0.61%) Front Office
7 1 (0.61%) German Language
7 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.61%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.13%) Kafka
2 3 (1.84%) .NET
2 3 (1.84%) TensorFlow
3 2 (1.23%) Apache Avro
3 2 (1.23%) CSS
3 2 (1.23%) HTML
3 2 (1.23%) Mason
3 2 (1.23%) REST
3 2 (1.23%) Web Services
3 2 (1.23%) XML
4 1 (0.61%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.61%) D3.js
4 1 (0.61%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.61%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.61%) jQuery
4 1 (0.61%) JSON
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (0.61%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.61%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.52%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.68%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (2.45%) Fintech
4 4 (2.45%) FMCG
5 3 (1.84%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.84%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.84%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.84%) iPad
5 3 (1.84%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.23%) DataPower
7 1 (0.61%) Blog
7 1 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.61%) PKI
7 1 (0.61%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.61%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.61%) Social Network
7 1 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.75%) Linux
2 6 (3.68%) Unix
3 1 (0.61%) CentOS
3 1 (0.61%) Solaris
3 1 (0.61%) SUSE
3 1 (0.61%) Windows
3 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.18%) Migration
2 22 (13.50%) Analytics
3 19 (11.66%) Data Migration
4 18 (11.04%) Data Protection
5 17 (10.43%) Data Privacy
6 16 (9.82%) Data Management
7 15 (9.20%) Data Analytics
7 15 (9.20%) ETL
8 14 (8.59%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (7.98%) Data Modelling
10 11 (6.75%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (6.75%) Data Integration
11 9 (5.52%) Data Analysis
11 9 (5.52%) Data Governance
11 9 (5.52%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (4.91%) Machine Learning
12 8 (4.91%) Project Management
13 7 (4.29%) Data Architecture
13 7 (4.29%) Information Security
13 7 (4.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 30 (18.40%) SQL
2 22 (13.50%) Python
3 19 (11.66%) Scala
4 12 (7.36%) Java
5 8 (4.91%) C#
6 6 (3.68%) ABAP
6 6 (3.68%) R
7 4 (2.45%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.45%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.84%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.84%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.23%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.23%) C
9 2 (1.23%) C++
9 2 (1.23%) Groovy
10 1 (0.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.61%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.61%) Perl
10 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (6.75%) Degree
2 6 (3.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.84%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.23%) PhD
4 2 (1.23%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.23%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) CISA
5 1 (0.61%) CISM
5 1 (0.61%) CISSP
5 1 (0.61%) CRISC
5 1 (0.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.04%) GDPR
2 11 (6.75%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.45%) QA
4 3 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.61%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.61%) GMP
5 1 (0.61%) IAS 39
5 1 (0.61%) IFRS
5 1 (0.61%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 7 (4.29%) HDFS
2 5 (3.07%) Apache Flume
3 4 (2.45%) Docker
4 3 (1.84%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.23%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.61%) vCloud
6 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.84%) Oozie
1 3 (1.84%) Puppet
2 2 (1.23%) Ansible
2 2 (1.23%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.23%) Terraform
3 1 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.61%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.61%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.61%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.61%) OpenView
3 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.61%) Packer
Vendors
1 16 (9.82%) SAP
2 12 (7.36%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.36%) Tableau
3 10 (6.13%) Cloudera
4 7 (4.29%) Oracle
5 5 (3.07%) Hortonworks
6 4 (2.45%) Informatica
6 4 (2.45%) Teradata
7 3 (1.84%) Cisco
7 3 (1.84%) CyberArk
7 3 (1.84%) IBM
7 3 (1.84%) OpenText
7 3 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.84%) Symantec
7 3 (1.84%) Workday
7 3 (1.84%) Yardi
8 2 (1.23%) Alteryx
8 2 (1.23%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.23%) Reuters
8 2 (1.23%) Splunk
Central London / West End
ClearCube Consulting
Rate: From £520 to £560 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Absolute Solution Limited
Rate: £425 per day, 425 per day, 3 months initially
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
PBIT Consultants
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago