The median contractor rate for a Data Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 22 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 / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 236 232 252
Rank change year-on-year -4 +20  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 14 39 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.43% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.45% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 22 8
Median daily rate £450 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -15.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £474 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +11.76% -2.85%  
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 South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7341 8574 8976
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.49% 95.03% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4284 5129 5122
Median daily rate £403 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 385 429
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +15.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Data Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Consultant in the South East

Data Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Consultant in the South East

Data Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Consultant in the South East over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Consultant in the South East

Data Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Consultant in the South East

Data Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 22 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
Hampshire +14 5 £470 -
Berkshire +1 5 £463 +0.54% 1
Buckinghamshire -13 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire -18 1 £430 +32.30% 1
Data Consultant
England

Data Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region featuring Data Consultant in the job title.

1 15 (53.57%) Migration
2 13 (46.43%) Data Migration
3 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (25.00%) CRM
4 7 (25.00%) ETL
4 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (21.43%) ERP
5 6 (21.43%) SQL
6 5 (17.86%) SAP
6 5 (17.86%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (17.86%) Multithreading
6 5 (17.86%) Big Data
6 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
7 4 (14.29%) IaaS
7 4 (14.29%) PaaS
7 4 (14.29%) Hadoop
7 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
7 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 4 (14.29%) Finance
7 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (14.29%) Complex ETL
8 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
8 3 (10.71%) Oracle
8 3 (10.71%) Google
8 3 (10.71%) Data Quality
8 3 (10.71%) Analytics

Data Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.57%) GoldMine
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.57%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) IaaS
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (14.29%) PaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (17.86%) Big Data
3 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
3 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (14.29%) Hadoop
5 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.57%) BigQuery
6 1 (3.57%) Data Lake
6 1 (3.57%) OLAP
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Apache Drill
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) CMDB
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Unix
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Migration
2 13 (46.43%) Data Migration
3 7 (25.00%) CRM
3 7 (25.00%) ETL
4 6 (21.43%) ERP
5 5 (17.86%) Multithreading
6 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (14.29%) Complex ETL
6 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 3 (10.71%) Analytics
8 2 (7.14%) Data Analytics
8 2 (7.14%) Data Strategy
8 2 (7.14%) Monetization
8 2 (7.14%) Project Management
9 1 (3.57%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 1 (3.57%) Indirect Procurement
9 1 (3.57%) Personalization
9 1 (3.57%) Presales
9 1 (3.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) Data Quality
2 2 (7.14%) QA
3 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) BladeLogic
1 1 (3.57%) Nagios
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
1 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) SAP
3 3 (10.71%) Google
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) Ariba
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) Cloudera
5 1 (3.57%) Epicor
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) hybris
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) Maconomy
5 1 (3.57%) MapR
5 1 (3.57%) Pega
5 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.57%) Sun
5 1 (3.57%) Tableau
5 1 (3.57%) VMware