The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 13 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 29 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.43% 4.39% 3.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.90% 4.64% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 11
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £540 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £445 £425
% change year-on-year
- +4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.33 £54.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-3.09% +111.76%
Consultant
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
326 366 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.77% 94.57% 96.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 251 307
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £520 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 14
Median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.97 £27.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bedfordshire region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Luton - 9 £450 - 2
Bedford +7 7 £463 -11.90% 2
Consultant
East of England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 19 (34.55%) SAP
2 9 (16.36%) Migration
2 9 (16.36%) CRM
2 9 (16.36%) ERP
3 8 (14.55%) Oracle
4 7 (12.73%) Finance
4 7 (12.73%) SAP MM
4 7 (12.73%) SAP PP
4 7 (12.73%) Manufacturing
4 7 (12.73%) Logistics
5 6 (10.91%) Retail
5 6 (10.91%) LSMW
5 6 (10.91%) SAP CO
5 6 (10.91%) Scrum
5 6 (10.91%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (10.91%) SAP FI
5 6 (10.91%) SAP ERP
5 6 (10.91%) SCCM
5 6 (10.91%) QA
5 6 (10.91%) Data Migration
5 6 (10.91%) SDLC
6 5 (9.09%) Change Control
6 5 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 5 (9.09%) Change Management
6 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 5 (9.09%) ITIL
6 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.27%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (7.27%) Information Security

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (1.82%) CMS
1 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (12.73%) SAP MM
1 7 (12.73%) SAP PP
2 6 (10.91%) SAP CO
2 6 (10.91%) SAP ERP
2 6 (10.91%) SAP FI
2 6 (10.91%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (7.27%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.82%) PlanetPress Connect
4 1 (1.82%) SAP EWM
4 1 (1.82%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) MailChimp
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Firewall
2 1 (1.82%) Network Security
2 1 (1.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) Data Mining
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (5.45%) SAP HANA
2 2 (3.64%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.64%) GIS
2 2 (3.64%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (1.82%) Lumira
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.82%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) LSMW
2 1 (1.82%) ERwin
2 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 7 (12.73%) Finance
1 7 (12.73%) Manufacturing
2 6 (10.91%) Retail
3 4 (7.27%) Legal
3 4 (7.27%) Marketing
4 2 (3.64%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.82%) Advertising
5 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) .NET
1 1 (1.82%) BAPI
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Fiori
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Smart Forms
1 1 (1.82%) SAPUI5
1 1 (1.82%) Web Dynpro
1 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) CMDB
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.64%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.64%) User Experience
4 1 (1.82%) BYOD
4 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.36%) CRM
1 9 (16.36%) ERP
1 9 (16.36%) Migration
2 7 (12.73%) Logistics
3 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (10.91%) Data Migration
3 6 (10.91%) Scrum
3 6 (10.91%) SDLC
4 5 (9.09%) Change Control
4 5 (9.09%) Change Management
4 5 (9.09%) ITIL
4 5 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.27%) Asset Management
5 4 (7.27%) Information Security
5 4 (7.27%) ITIL V3
5 4 (7.27%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (7.27%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (7.27%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.45%) SQL
3 2 (3.64%) C#
3 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.82%) ABAP
4 1 (1.82%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
1 2 (3.64%) VCP5
1 2 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) QA
2 3 (5.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (5.45%) GxP
3 2 (3.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) SCCM
2 3 (5.45%) NetBackup
2 3 (5.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (34.55%) SAP
2 8 (14.55%) Oracle
3 4 (7.27%) LogRhythm
3 4 (7.27%) Proofpoint
3 4 (7.27%) ServiceNow
3 4 (7.27%) SolarWinds
4 3 (5.45%) Adobe
4 3 (5.45%) VMware
5 2 (3.64%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (3.64%) Veeam
6 1 (1.82%) Civica
6 1 (1.82%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (1.82%) Dell
6 1 (1.82%) EMC
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.82%) NetSuite
6 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.82%) Splunk
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