The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 Cardiff 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 22 30 19
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 24 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.11% 1.59% 6.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.25% 1.71% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 11
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£375 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -15.38%
Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
384 234 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.71% 92.86% 96.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 146 119
Average daily rate £350 £325 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £205 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Average hourly rate £15.25 £13.87 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.94% -0.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 July 2014, 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 17 (38.64%) Security Cleared
2 15 (34.09%) SC Cleared
3 8 (18.18%) Windows
3 8 (18.18%) Migration
4 7 (15.91%) NetApp
4 7 (15.91%) NFS
4 7 (15.91%) NAS
4 7 (15.91%) Replication
5 6 (13.64%) Scala
5 6 (13.64%) CRM
5 6 (13.64%) Java
5 6 (13.64%) Akka
5 6 (13.64%) Play Framework
6 5 (11.36%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (9.09%) VMware
7 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 4 (9.09%) XenApp
7 4 (9.09%) XenDesktop
7 4 (9.09%) SCCM
7 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (9.09%) Finance
7 4 (9.09%) Citrix
7 4 (9.09%) Project Management
7 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
7 4 (9.09%) DNS
7 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
8 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.82%) SQL

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.82%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.55%) Kentico
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.27%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.55%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.55%) SAP BPC
3 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.27%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.27%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (2.27%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) NAS
2 4 (9.09%) DNS
3 2 (4.55%) SMS
3 2 (4.55%) HTTP
4 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (4.55%) SAP BW
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (4.55%) Xcelsius
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.27%) SAP BI
2 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Advertising
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) Akka
1 6 (13.64%) Play Framework
2 3 (6.82%) .NET
3 2 (4.55%) Web Services
3 2 (4.55%) Middleware
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (4.55%) WebCenter
4 1 (2.27%) JRockit
4 1 (2.27%) J2EE
4 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Replication
2 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.55%) UNIX
5 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) Migration
2 6 (13.64%) CRM
3 4 (9.09%) Project Management
4 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.55%) SOA
5 2 (4.55%) Document Management
6 1 (2.27%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.27%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.27%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.27%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.27%) Data Transformation
6 1 (2.27%) Transition Management
6 1 (2.27%) Data Reconciliation
6 1 (2.27%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.27%) Scrum
6 1 (2.27%) Information Security
6 1 (2.27%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.27%) Data Management
6 1 (2.27%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) Java
1 6 (13.64%) Scala
2 3 (6.82%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) VBScript
3 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.27%) C
3 1 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (38.64%) Security Cleared
2 15 (34.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) CCA
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.27%) ACCA
4 1 (2.27%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) NFS
2 4 (9.09%) XenApp
2 4 (9.09%) XenDesktop
3 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) NetApp
2 4 (9.09%) Citrix
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) VMware
3 3 (6.82%) Business Objects
3 3 (6.82%) SAP
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle
4 2 (4.55%) Thunderhead
5 1 (2.27%) McAfee
5 1 (2.27%) HP
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Rate: Good dependant on skills
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