The median contractor rate for a Data Consultant was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Consultant
UK
Rank 466 512 451
Rank change year-on-year +46 -61  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 143 129 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.24% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.25% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 82 92
Median daily rate £488 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.97% +2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £598
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. 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 42399 50658 50465
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.80% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27502 32772 30486
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 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1497 1585 2011
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 £11.30 £11.44 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Data Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Consultant in the UK

Data Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Consultant in the UK

Data Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Consultant over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Consultant in the UK

Data Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Consultant in the UK

Data Consultant
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 26 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 +52 132 £488 +5.69% 19
London +47 77 £500 - 15
South East +26 16 £500 +17.64%
Yorkshire +24 12 £475 -24.00% 1
Berkshire +28 9 £463 +15.62%
West Yorkshire +22 9 £513 -14.58%
West Midlands +13 7 £480 +12.94%
City of London +7 7 £513 +7.94% 8
East of England 0 7 £335 -29.47%
Essex -4 5 £335 -
Leeds - 5 £425 -
Reading +20 4 £463 +23.33%
South West -3 4 £500 +11.11%
Bradford +3 3 £600 -
Warwickshire -2 3 £480 +37.14%
South Wales - 3 £575 -
Cardiff - 3 £575 -
Newport - 3 £575 -
Wales - 3 £575 -
North West +20 2 £353 -21.66% 3
Hampshire +10 2 £350 -
Wiltshire 0 2 £575 +27.77%
Swindon -3 2 £575 +27.77%
Buckinghamshire -10 2 £688 +48.64%
Scotland +17 1 - - 2
Bristol +4 1 - -
Sheffield +1 1 £475 -40.62%
Hertfordshire +1 1 £425 -2.85%
Bedfordshire -1 1 £550 +15.78%
East Midlands -1 1 - -

Data Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 featuring Data Consultant in the job title.

1 92 (28.75%) SAP
2 86 (26.88%) Migration
3 75 (23.44%) SQL
4 67 (20.94%) Data Migration
5 61 (19.06%) Big Data
6 59 (18.44%) ETL
7 58 (18.13%) Data Quality
8 57 (17.81%) Finance
9 52 (16.25%) Analytics
9 52 (16.25%) Hadoop
10 50 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
11 48 (15.00%) Data Modelling
11 48 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
12 43 (13.44%) Oracle
12 43 (13.44%) Data Management
13 36 (11.25%) Data Governance
14 34 (10.63%) SQL Server
15 32 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 28 (8.75%) IBM
16 28 (8.75%) Microsoft
16 28 (8.75%) Apache Spark
17 25 (7.81%) Data Analysis
18 24 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
19 23 (7.19%) Data Analytics
19 23 (7.19%) DB2
20 22 (6.88%) ERP
20 22 (6.88%) Data Cleansing
21 21 (6.56%) Informatica
21 21 (6.56%) Banking
22 20 (6.25%) Data Integration

Data Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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 28 (8.75%) Apache Spark
2 13 (4.06%) SAS
3 8 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.25%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.25%) PowerExchange
5 4 (1.25%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.94%) Apache
6 3 (0.94%) Apache Pig
6 3 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.63%) Confluence
7 2 (0.63%) Documentum
7 2 (0.63%) nginx
8 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.31%) IIS
8 1 (0.31%) JBoss
8 1 (0.31%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle BPEL
8 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (1.56%) SPSS
3 3 (0.94%) MS Office
4 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (3.44%) SAP HCM
1 11 (3.44%) SAP MDG
2 9 (2.81%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (2.19%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (1.25%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.94%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.63%) Maximo
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.63%) SAP MDM
7 2 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.63%) SAP Retail
7 2 (0.63%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.31%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.31%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.75%) SuccessFactors
3 10 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.50%) PaaS
5 7 (2.19%) IaaS
6 6 (1.88%) Office 365
7 2 (0.63%) Data Lake Analytics
7 2 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.31%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.31%) BlueKai
8 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.81%) Firewall
2 4 (1.25%) Skype
2 4 (1.25%) Unified Communications
3 3 (0.94%) SSL
4 2 (0.63%) Network Security
4 2 (0.63%) SAN
5 1 (0.31%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.31%) HTTP
5 1 (0.31%) LDAP
5 1 (0.31%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (19.06%) Big Data
2 52 (16.25%) Hadoop
3 50 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
4 34 (10.63%) SQL Server
5 32 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (7.19%) DB2
7 20 (6.25%) IBM InfoSphere
8 18 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (5.00%) Apache Hive
10 14 (4.38%) Relational Database
11 13 (4.06%) SAP Data Services
12 12 (3.75%) HBase
12 12 (3.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (2.81%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (2.81%) QlikView
13 9 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (2.50%) Data Lake
14 8 (2.50%) NoSQL
14 8 (2.50%) SAP HANA
15 7 (2.19%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (1.88%) JIRA
2 5 (1.56%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.56%) LSMW
3 4 (1.25%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.25%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (1.25%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.63%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.63%) ERwin
5 2 (0.63%) Gerrit
5 2 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.31%) JUnit
6 1 (0.31%) Maven
6 1 (0.31%) Selenium
6 1 (0.31%) Vagrant
General
1 57 (17.81%) Finance
2 21 (6.56%) Banking
3 12 (3.75%) Retail
4 9 (2.81%) Billing
5 8 (2.50%) Marketing
6 6 (1.88%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.56%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.25%) Legal
8 4 (1.25%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.94%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.63%) Electronics
10 2 (0.63%) Front Office
10 2 (0.63%) Law
10 2 (0.63%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Advertising
11 1 (0.31%) Back Office
11 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.31%) French Language
11 1 (0.31%) German Language
11 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.19%) .NET
1 7 (2.19%) Kafka
1 7 (2.19%) SAP Fiori
2 5 (1.56%) XML
3 3 (0.94%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (0.94%) Middleware
3 3 (0.94%) Node.js
3 3 (0.94%) SOAP
3 3 (0.94%) Spark Streaming
3 3 (0.94%) TensorFlow
4 2 (0.63%) CSS
4 2 (0.63%) HTML
4 2 (0.63%) Samza
4 2 (0.63%) Web Services
5 1 (0.31%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.31%) BAPI
5 1 (0.31%) Mason
5 1 (0.31%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.31%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.31%) Data Centre
2 16 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 15 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.75%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.19%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (1.56%) FMCG
7 4 (1.25%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.25%) User Experience
8 3 (0.94%) Clustering
8 3 (0.94%) iPad
8 3 (0.94%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.63%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.63%) iSeries
9 2 (0.63%) NHS
9 2 (0.63%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.63%) Social Network
10 1 (0.31%) Blog
10 1 (0.31%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.31%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.31%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.38%) Windows
2 13 (4.06%) Linux
3 8 (2.50%) Unix
4 5 (1.56%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.94%) Windows Vista
6 2 (0.63%) CentOS
7 1 (0.31%) SUSE
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (26.88%) Migration
2 67 (20.94%) Data Migration
3 59 (18.44%) ETL
4 52 (16.25%) Analytics
5 48 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
5 48 (15.00%) Data Modelling
6 43 (13.44%) Data Management
7 36 (11.25%) Data Governance
8 25 (7.81%) Data Analysis
9 24 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (7.19%) Data Analytics
11 22 (6.88%) Data Cleansing
11 22 (6.88%) ERP
12 20 (6.25%) Data Integration
13 18 (5.63%) Data Protection
14 16 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (4.38%) CRM
15 14 (4.38%) Data Architecture
15 14 (4.38%) Master Data Management
16 12 (3.75%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 75 (23.44%) SQL
2 19 (5.94%) Python
3 16 (5.00%) Java
3 16 (5.00%) Scala
4 11 (3.44%) C#
5 10 (3.13%) PL/SQL
6 9 (2.81%) R
7 7 (2.19%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.88%) ABAP
9 5 (1.56%) C
9 5 (1.56%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.94%) C++
10 3 (0.94%) VBA
11 2 (0.63%) F#
11 2 (0.63%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.63%) VB
12 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.31%) Groovy
12 1 (0.31%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 17 (5.31%) Degree
2 16 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.63%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.63%) ISEB
7 1 (0.31%) CCNA
7 1 (0.31%) CISA
7 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.31%) CISM
7 1 (0.31%) CISSP
7 1 (0.31%) CRISC
7 1 (0.31%) MCSD
7 1 (0.31%) MCSE
7 1 (0.31%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (18.13%) Data Quality
2 14 (4.38%) GDPR
3 9 (2.81%) QA
4 3 (0.94%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.94%) SLA
5 2 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.31%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.31%) GMP
System Software
1 9 (2.81%) HDFS
2 6 (1.88%) Apache Flume
3 5 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.25%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.94%) vCloud
6 1 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.31%) Docker
6 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.56%) Ansible
2 3 (0.94%) Control-M
2 3 (0.94%) Oozie
2 3 (0.94%) SCCM
3 2 (0.63%) Grafana
3 2 (0.63%) Kibana
3 2 (0.63%) logstash
3 2 (0.63%) Puppet
3 2 (0.63%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.31%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.31%) Nagios
4 1 (0.31%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.31%) SCOM
4 1 (0.31%) Terraform
Vendors
1 92 (28.75%) SAP
2 43 (13.44%) Oracle
3 28 (8.75%) IBM
3 28 (8.75%) Microsoft
4 21 (6.56%) Informatica
5 15 (4.69%) Tableau
6 10 (3.13%) Teradata
7 9 (2.81%) Cloudera
8 8 (2.50%) VMware
9 6 (1.88%) Hortonworks
10 5 (1.56%) BMC
10 5 (1.56%) Google
11 4 (1.25%) Talend
12 3 (0.94%) Alteryx
12 3 (0.94%) MapR
12 3 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.94%) Splunk
13 2 (0.63%) Cerner
13 2 (0.63%) Citrix
13 2 (0.63%) JD Edwards
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