The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Belfast region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 14 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 9 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 7.56% - 2.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.04% - 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £425 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £439 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+31.42% +55.55%
Consultant
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast 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
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
112 52 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 94.12% 86.67% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 35 56
Median daily rate £300 £285 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £88 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 2
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Belfast region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (30.77%) CRM
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
4 3 (23.08%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (15.38%) WCF
5 2 (15.38%) Advertising
5 2 (15.38%) ERP
5 2 (15.38%) Workflow

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.69%) QlikView
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) NUnit
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) JDeveloper
2 1 (7.69%) MSI
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Advertising
3 1 (7.69%) General Ledger
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (15.38%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) Middleware
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) CRM
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
3 2 (15.38%) ERP
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) E-business
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Office Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
4 1 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCP
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (7.69%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) CA
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) CommVault
3 1 (7.69%) Dell
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) NetSuite
3 1 (7.69%) VMware