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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 18 15 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 4 9 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 3.92% 8.11% 25.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.26% 9.00% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
Average daily rate
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£275 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +50.00%
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 £22.50 £26.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -19.23%
Consultant
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
94 100 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 92.16% 90.09% 96.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 48 60
Average daily rate £313 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -61.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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

Consultant
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
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -2 4 £275 -38.88%
Consultant
Northern Ireland

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (16.67%) BMC
3 1 (16.67%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Advertising
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) User Stories
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) BMC
2 1 (16.67%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle