The median contractor rate for a Data Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Consultant
England / South East
Rank 225 254 247
Rank change year-on-year +29 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 16 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.20% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 8
Median daily rate £500 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £360 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £458 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £17.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.22

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 7384 8741 9195
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.04% 95.02% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4172 5330 4925
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 376 447
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +2.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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
Berkshire +26 9 £463 +15.62%
Hampshire +12 2 £350 -
Buckinghamshire -5 2 £688 +48.64%
Oxfordshire -13 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £550 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Data Consultant
England

Data Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 19 (51.35%) Migration
2 16 (43.24%) Data Migration
3 12 (32.43%) ETL
4 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
4 11 (29.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (27.03%) SQL
6 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
6 9 (24.32%) ERP
6 9 (24.32%) Relational Database
7 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (18.92%) CRM
7 7 (18.92%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (16.22%) Multithreading
8 6 (16.22%) Hadoop
8 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (16.22%) Big Data
9 5 (13.51%) IaaS
9 5 (13.51%) Complex ETL
9 5 (13.51%) PaaS
9 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
9 5 (13.51%) Oracle
10 4 (10.81%) SAP
10 4 (10.81%) NoSQL
10 4 (10.81%) QA
10 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
10 4 (10.81%) Analytics
11 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database

Data Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.41%) Maximo
3 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.70%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.70%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.70%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (13.51%) IaaS
2 5 (13.51%) PaaS
3 1 (2.70%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (24.32%) Relational Database
3 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (16.22%) Big Data
4 6 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (16.22%) Hadoop
5 4 (10.81%) NoSQL
6 3 (8.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (8.11%) Apache Hive
6 3 (8.11%) HBase
6 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
6 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
6 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (5.41%) MySQL
7 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
7 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (2.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Talend Open Studio
1 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Node.js
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Drill
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
1 2 (5.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Migration
2 16 (43.24%) Data Migration
3 12 (32.43%) ETL
4 9 (24.32%) ERP
5 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (18.92%) CRM
6 6 (16.22%) Multithreading
7 5 (13.51%) Complex ETL
8 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (10.81%) Analytics
9 3 (8.11%) Data Integration
9 3 (8.11%) Data Modelling
10 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
10 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
10 2 (5.41%) Integration Testing
10 2 (5.41%) Kimball Methodology
10 2 (5.41%) Open Source
10 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (5.41%) TDD
10 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) Scala
2 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.41%) Java
3 2 (5.41%) R
4 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.70%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) BladeLogic
1 1 (2.70%) Nagios
1 1 (2.70%) Oozie
1 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle
3 4 (10.81%) SAP
4 3 (8.11%) Google
5 2 (5.41%) Cloudera
5 2 (5.41%) Epicor
5 2 (5.41%) Splunk
5 2 (5.41%) Talend
6 1 (2.70%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.70%) Citrix
6 1 (2.70%) Cognos
6 1 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) IBM
6 1 (2.70%) Informatica
6 1 (2.70%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.70%) MapR
6 1 (2.70%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.70%) Sun
6 1 (2.70%) Tableau
6 1 (2.70%) VMware