The median contractor rate for a Data Analytics Consultant was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 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.

Data Analytics Consultant
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 572 639 -
Rank change year-on-year +67 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analytics Consultant 11 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.002% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.002% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £488 £380 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.28% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 - -
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42574 50675 51233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 32785 30936
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 1588 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.93 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Data Analytics Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analytics Consultant in the UK

Data Analytics Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analytics Consultant in the UK

Data Analytics Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analytics Consultant over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analytics Consultant in the UK

Data Analytics Consultant
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analytics Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England +59 11 £488 +28.28% 5
London +38 6 £525 +38.15% 4
Essex - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -
North West - 1 £320 - 1
Sheffield - 1 £475 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £475 -
Cheshire - 1 £320 -
Yorkshire - 1 £475 -
West Midlands - 1 - -

Data Analytics Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Data Analytics 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 featuring Data Analytics Consultant in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Analytics
2 10 (83.33%) Data Analytics
3 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 6 (50.00%) Visualisation
4 5 (41.67%) Tableau
4 5 (41.67%) Data Management
4 5 (41.67%) SAS
5 4 (33.33%) SPSS
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) Python
5 4 (33.33%) Big Data
5 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
5 4 (33.33%) QlikView
6 3 (25.00%) R
6 3 (25.00%) Data Governance
6 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (25.00%) Retail
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 2 (16.67%) Power BI
7 2 (16.67%) ETL
7 2 (16.67%) Customer Analytics
7 2 (16.67%) Validation
7 2 (16.67%) Teradata
7 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) Banking

Data Analytics Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (41.67%) SAS
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) SPSS
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (33.33%) Big Data
2 4 (33.33%) QlikView
3 2 (16.67%) Power BI
3 2 (16.67%) Spotfire
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
4 1 (8.33%) Data Lake
4 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (8.33%) Pentaho
4 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (8.33%) Text Mining
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Private Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
3 1 (8.33%) German Language
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Social Network
3 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Analytics
2 10 (83.33%) Data Analytics
3 6 (50.00%) Visualisation
4 5 (41.67%) Data Management
5 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (25.00%) Data Governance
6 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
7 2 (16.67%) Customer Analytics
7 2 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (16.67%) ETL
7 2 (16.67%) Machine Learning
7 2 (16.67%) Project Management
7 2 (16.67%) Use Case
7 2 (16.67%) Validation
7 2 (16.67%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Python
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) R
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Tableau
2 2 (16.67%) Teradata
3 1 (8.33%) Alteryx
3 1 (8.33%) Cloudera
3 1 (8.33%) Hortonworks
3 1 (8.33%) MapR
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft