The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank - 10 9
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon - 4.00% 10.53%
As % of the Job Titles category - 4.35% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -23.61%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Basildon region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
38 46 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 95.00% 92.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 17
Average daily rate £438 £425 £274
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +54.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £288 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £538 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 6
Average hourly rate £34.50 £16.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.62% -50.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £37.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the Basildon region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

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Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

Consultant
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Sage
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Sage