The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Basildon region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 15 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 2.60% 1.89% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% 2.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
Job Titles Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
70 46 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 90.91% 86.79% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 9
Average daily rate £370 £95 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+289.47% -72.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £85 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £326 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 11
Average hourly rate £30.50 £32.75 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% +21.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £27.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £37.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Consultant
Essex

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

Consultant
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 17 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (33.33%) VSAM
2 1 (33.33%) VAX
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) CICS
2 1 (33.33%) Sage
2 1 (33.33%) JCL

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) CICS
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) VisionPLUS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) VSAM
1 1 (33.33%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) COBOL
1 1 (33.33%) JCL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Sage