The median contractor rate for a Data Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Consultant
England / South West
Rank 132 129 130
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 4 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.15% 0.34% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.36% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 7
Median daily rate £500 £450 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £406 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £555 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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
South West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2476 2799 2990
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.34% 96.45% 95.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1575 1807 1867
Median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 186 145
Median hourly rate £38.50 £39.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.28% +34.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Data Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Consultant in the South West

Data Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Consultant in the South West

Data Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Consultant in the South West over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Consultant in the South West

Data Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Consultant in the South West

Data Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Wiltshire +1 2 £575 +27.77%
Bristol +2 1 - -
Data Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region featuring Data Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) SAP
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Informatica
2 2 (28.57%) Scorecard
2 2 (28.57%) Data Governance
2 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
2 2 (28.57%) Data Transformation
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 2 (28.57%) VBA
2 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Data Security
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Adobe
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) ABAP
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL

Data Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 (14.29%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (14.29%) BlueKai
1 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) BigQuery
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) LSMW
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Data Governance
1 2 (28.57%) Data Management
1 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Data Transformation
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
1 2 (28.57%) Scorecard
1 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) API Design
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) Data Security
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VBA
3 1 (14.29%) ABAP
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) Informatica
3 1 (14.29%) Adobe
3 1 (14.29%) Google
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle