Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Consultant was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 17 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 > North West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 206 222
Rank change year-on-year +21 +16 -54
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 19 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.33% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.32% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 10
North West median daily rate £463 £530 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.74% +36.77% -13.89%
10th Percentile £394 £319 £358
90th Percentile £663 £694 £541
England median daily rate £500 £485 £450
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
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 the North West. 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
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5427 6545 8083
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 94.38% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3410 4203 4823
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £250 £234
90th Percentile £588 £550 £569
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 241 403
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £16.22 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.18% -20.90% +27.81%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.04 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.80 £45.75 £50.06
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £17.98
% change year-on-year +1.77% +2.20% +8.97%

Data Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 17 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
Manchester +11 10 £413 -22.17% 3
Cheshire +8 4 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Data Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 North West region featuring Data Consultant in the job title.

1 11 (57.89%) SAP
1 11 (57.89%) Retail
2 8 (42.11%) SAP Retail
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Data Migration
3 4 (21.05%) MongoDB
3 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 4 (21.05%) Migration
3 4 (21.05%) Big Data
4 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
5 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (10.53%) MapReduce
5 2 (10.53%) Spring
5 2 (10.53%) Ab Initio
5 2 (10.53%) JSON
5 2 (10.53%) SAP MDM
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) ERP
5 2 (10.53%) ETL
5 2 (10.53%) Big Data Analytics
5 2 (10.53%) Data Analytics
5 2 (10.53%) MariaDB
5 2 (10.53%) Analytics
5 2 (10.53%) Apache Pig
5 2 (10.53%) Apache Hive
5 2 (10.53%) SDLC
5 2 (10.53%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (10.53%) SAP MDG

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 2 (10.53%) Apache Pig
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.26%) IBM Domino
2 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (42.11%) SAP Retail
2 2 (10.53%) SAP MDG
2 2 (10.53%) SAP MDM
2 2 (10.53%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (5.26%) SAP CO
3 1 (5.26%) SAP ERP
3 1 (5.26%) SAP FI
3 1 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (5.26%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) DHCP
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Big Data
1 4 (21.05%) MongoDB
2 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
3 2 (10.53%) Apache Hive
3 2 (10.53%) MariaDB
General
1 11 (57.89%) Retail
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Law
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) JSON
1 2 (10.53%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.26%) FMCG
1 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (21.05%) Data Migration
1 4 (21.05%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Analytics
2 2 (10.53%) Big Data Analytics
2 2 (10.53%) Data Analytics
2 2 (10.53%) ERP
2 2 (10.53%) ETL
2 2 (10.53%) MapReduce
2 2 (10.53%) SDLC
2 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.26%) Data Strategy
3 1 (5.26%) Information Security
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (5.26%) PLM
3 1 (5.26%) Presales
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) R
2 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CISM
1 1 (5.26%) CISSP
1 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) SAP
2 2 (10.53%) Ab Initio
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) Lotus
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft