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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 10 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 27 15 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.75% 4.66% 7.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.38% 4.85% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 23
Median daily rate £450 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £286 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £490 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £430
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £56.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.44% +125.00%

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
260 309 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 93.86% 95.96% 96.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 210 306
Median daily rate £440 £438 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +1.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 29 10
Median hourly rate £12.00 £46.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.19% +106.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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 February 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
Luton +14 7 £525 +75.00%
Bedford -4 4 £350 -18.84% 1
Dunstable - 2 - -
Consultant
East of England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 (38.00%) Oracle
2 9 (18.00%) Finance
3 8 (16.00%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (14.00%) Information Security
4 7 (14.00%) C#
4 7 (14.00%) SharePoint
4 7 (14.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (12.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (12.00%) .NET
5 6 (12.00%) Project Management
5 6 (12.00%) Workflow
5 6 (12.00%) Validation
6 5 (10.00%) Oracle Payroll
6 5 (10.00%) SAP
6 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (10.00%) PCI DSS
6 5 (10.00%) SIEM
6 5 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (8.00%) GDPR
7 4 (8.00%) SQL
7 4 (8.00%) CISSP
7 4 (8.00%) Billing
7 4 (8.00%) Migration
7 4 (8.00%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (6.00%) Firewall
8 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
8 3 (6.00%) GIAC
8 3 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (6.00%) CheckPoint
8 3 (6.00%) CISA

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 7 (14.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (12.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle Payroll
3 2 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (4.00%) HFM
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (4.00%) Unica
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (2.00%) SAP CO
4 1 (2.00%) SAP FI
4 1 (2.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (2.00%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (2.00%) G Suite
1 1 (2.00%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (2.00%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Firewall
2 2 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (4.00%) DHCP
2 2 (4.00%) DNS
2 2 (4.00%) LAN
2 2 (4.00%) OSPF
2 2 (4.00%) WAN
3 1 (2.00%) BGP
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.00%) Network Security
3 1 (2.00%) SAN
3 1 (2.00%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.00%) tcpdump
3 1 (2.00%) VLAN
3 1 (2.00%) VoIP
3 1 (2.00%) VRRP
3 1 (2.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) Hyperion Smart View
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.00%) QlikView
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.00%) JBehave
2 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.00%) JUnit
2 1 (2.00%) LSMW
2 1 (2.00%) Selenium
2 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.00%) TestNG
2 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Billing
3 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.00%) Advertising
5 1 (2.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Local Government
5 1 (2.00%) Marketing
5 1 (2.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (12.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.00%) EDI
3 1 (2.00%) J2EE
3 1 (2.00%) REST
3 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.00%) CMDB
1 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.00%) Replication
1 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.00%) Information Security
2 6 (12.00%) Project Management
2 6 (12.00%) Validation
2 6 (12.00%) Workflow
3 5 (10.00%) SIEM
3 5 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (8.00%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (8.00%) Migration
5 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.00%) ETL
6 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.00%) Analytics
6 2 (4.00%) Contract Management
6 2 (4.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (4.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (2.00%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) C#
2 4 (8.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.00%) C
3 1 (2.00%) Java
3 1 (2.00%) Perl
3 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.00%) Python
3 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) CISSP
2 3 (6.00%) CISA
2 3 (6.00%) CISM
2 3 (6.00%) GIAC
2 3 (6.00%) SANS
3 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.00%) CCNA
4 1 (2.00%) CCNP
4 1 (2.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (8.00%) GDPR
3 3 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.00%) QA
4 1 (2.00%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) XenApp
2 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Nessus
2 1 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) SAP
3 3 (6.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (6.00%) Cisco
3 3 (6.00%) Splunk
4 2 (4.00%) ArcSight
4 2 (4.00%) Citrix
4 2 (4.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (4.00%) Hyperion
4 2 (4.00%) IBM
4 2 (4.00%) Juniper
4 2 (4.00%) LogLogic
4 2 (4.00%) LogRhythm
4 2 (4.00%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (4.00%) Tripwire
4 2 (4.00%) VMware
5 1 (2.00%) Google
5 1 (2.00%) Mitel
5 1 (2.00%) Symantec
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