The median contractor rate for a Data Consultant was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West 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 / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 144 150
Rank change year-on-year +11 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 6 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.20% 0.40% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.42% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 0
Median daily rate £400 £494 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.98% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the North West. 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
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2763 3599 3449
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 93.82% 94.81% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1629 2233 1998
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 135 194
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.68% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £43.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Data Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Consultant in the North West

Data Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Consultant in the North West

Data Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Consultant in the North West

Data Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Consultant in the North West

Data Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West 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
Manchester +12 4 £388 -35.41%
Cheshire +17 1 - -
Data Consultant
England

Data Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

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 North West region featuring Data Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (50.00%) Retail
1 4 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Data Management
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Data Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) Master Data Management
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
3 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) Data Extraction
3 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (25.00%) ERwin
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (25.00%) MySQL Workbench
4 1 (12.50%) SAP MDG
4 1 (12.50%) Record to Report
4 1 (12.50%) Data Lineage
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Pig
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) SAS
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP

Data Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (12.50%) Apache Pig
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Domino
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
1 1 (12.50%) SAP MDG
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL Workbench
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Hive
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (12.50%) MariaDB
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) MS Access
2 1 (12.50%) QlikView
2 1 (12.50%) Spotfire
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) ERwin
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Data Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) Data Management
2 3 (37.50%) Master Data Management
3 2 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (25.00%) Data Extraction
3 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (12.50%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Data Lineage
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (12.50%) Record to Report
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Ab Initio
2 1 (12.50%) Ariba
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) DataFlux
2 1 (12.50%) Lotus
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Tableau