The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim 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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 16 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 4 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 4.76% 3.90% 8.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.13% 4.23% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
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£275 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £425 £409
% change year-on-year
+1.41% +3.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -36.70%
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Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim 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
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
78 71 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 92.86% 92.21% 85.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 28 82
Average daily rate £200 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -22.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Data Guard
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
3 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Big Data
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (14.29%) ZAP BI
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) SLA
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Tableau
4 1 (14.29%) E-Discovery
4 1 (14.29%) Network Management
4 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) E-Discovery
2 1 (14.29%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) SAS Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Tableau
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