The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley 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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 28 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 6 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 2.68% 6.52% 9.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.71% 6.87% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 4
Average daily rate £431 £405 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.48% -12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £360 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £459 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -12.65%
Consultant
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Crawley 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
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
221 131 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 98.66% 94.93% 96.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 91 75
Average daily rate £410 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.10% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
Average hourly rate £43.00 £15.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+177.41% -48.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.59 £14.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.40 £48.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 8 (57.14%) Migration
2 7 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 5 (35.71%) Unified Communications
4 5 (35.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (35.71%) Symantec
4 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
4 5 (35.71%) Dell
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 3 (21.43%) CMS
7 2 (14.29%) Content Management
7 2 (14.29%) Web Analytics
7 2 (14.29%) Firewall
7 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 2 (14.29%) Analytics
7 2 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (7.14%) Presales
8 1 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) User Experience
8 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
8 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
8 1 (7.14%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (7.14%) CLAS

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 7 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
3 3 (21.43%) CMS
4 2 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Unified Communications
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
General
1 1 (7.14%) Back Office
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) CESG
2 1 (7.14%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Analytics
2 2 (14.29%) Content Management
2 2 (14.29%) Web Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Presales
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (7.14%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) CLAS
2 1 (7.14%) MCSA
2 1 (7.14%) MCSD
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
2 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Dell
1 5 (35.71%) Symantec
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) VMware