The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff 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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 38 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 10 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.52% 6.23% 2.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% 6.39% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £394 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.75 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+68.10% +5.45%
Consultant
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff 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
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
385 360 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.98% 97.56% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 268 154
Average daily rate £342 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 9
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.25 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% +9.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.15 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 3 (16.67%) SAP
2 3 (16.67%) Apache
2 3 (16.67%) WebLogic Portal
2 3 (16.67%) Middleware
2 3 (16.67%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 3 (16.67%) Identity Management
2 3 (16.67%) WebCenter
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (16.67%) ServiceNow
3 2 (11.11%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) UNIX
4 1 (5.56%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 3 (16.67%) Apache
1 3 (16.67%) WebLogic Portal
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
1 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Middleware
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
1 3 (16.67%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Social Media
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Migration
1 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
1 3 (16.67%) Identity Management
2 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.56%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.56%) Analytics
3 1 (5.56%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) C
2 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
1 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) SAP
2 3 (16.67%) ServiceNow
3 2 (11.11%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Teradata
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