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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 13 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 9 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 6.52% 9.17% 6.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.32% 9.48% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
Average daily rate
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£405 £465 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +13.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £217 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £500 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £41.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +21.16%
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
123 116 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 89.13% 96.67% 94.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 73 103
Average daily rate £366 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.43% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £160 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 18
Average hourly rate £48.00 £21.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -19.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.57% -

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 28 April 2015, 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 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) SAP
3 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
4 5 (21.74%) Sonus
4 5 (21.74%) Office Communications Server
4 5 (21.74%) Lync
4 5 (21.74%) MCSE
4 5 (21.74%) MCSA
4 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
4 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (21.74%) Avaya
4 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
4 5 (21.74%) VoIP
4 5 (21.74%) B2B
4 5 (21.74%) MCTS
4 5 (21.74%) MCITP
5 4 (17.39%) Migration
6 3 (13.04%) Finance
6 3 (13.04%) Marketing
6 3 (13.04%) CRM
6 3 (13.04%) SQL
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle
6 3 (13.04%) Business Objects
6 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
7 2 (8.70%) Social Media
7 2 (8.70%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
7 2 (8.70%) Windows 7

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
1 5 (21.74%) Office Communications Server
1 5 (21.74%) Lync
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
2 2 (8.70%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP CRM
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (4.35%) SAP HANA
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MSI
1 2 (8.70%) InstallShield
2 1 (4.35%) MorphX
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
1 3 (13.04%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.35%) HTML5
2 1 (4.35%) WebGL
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Social Media
1 2 (8.70%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.35%) FlexPod
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) UNIX
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) B2B
2 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) CRM
3 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
4 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.70%) Web Development
4 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Data Management
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.70%) Change Control
5 1 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (4.35%) Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) VBScript
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
3 5 (21.74%) MCSE
3 5 (21.74%) MCSA
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (21.74%) MCTS
3 5 (21.74%) MCITP
4 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
1 2 (8.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) SAP
3 5 (21.74%) Sonus
3 5 (21.74%) Avaya
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle
4 3 (13.04%) Business Objects
5 2 (8.70%) Ariba
5 2 (8.70%) Facebook
5 2 (8.70%) Twitter
5 2 (8.70%) VMware
6 1 (4.35%) F5
6 1 (4.35%) Baan
6 1 (4.35%) JD Edwards
6 1 (4.35%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (4.35%) HP