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 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 15 9 21
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 9 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 6.77% 10.11% 3.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.03% 10.47% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Average daily rate
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£456 £500 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- -26.47%
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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
128 86 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 96.24% 96.63% 93.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 43 107
Average daily rate £375 £380 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 12
Average hourly rate £15.50 £30.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 6 March 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 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) Office Communications Server
3 5 (22.73%) MCTS
3 5 (22.73%) MCITP
3 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
3 5 (22.73%) B2B
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (22.73%) Avaya
3 5 (22.73%) SAP
3 5 (22.73%) MCSE
3 5 (22.73%) MCSA
3 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
3 5 (22.73%) VoIP
3 5 (22.73%) Lync
3 5 (22.73%) Sonus
4 4 (18.18%) Business Objects
4 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
5 3 (13.64%) Citrix
5 3 (13.64%) Back Office
5 3 (13.64%) NetScaler
5 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (13.64%) XenApp
5 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.09%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (9.09%) Change Control

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (22.73%) MS Exchange
1 5 (22.73%) Office Communications Server
1 5 (22.73%) Lync
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.55%) Mule
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) VoIP
2 3 (13.64%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MSI
1 2 (9.09%) InstallShield
2 1 (4.55%) MorphX
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Back Office
3 1 (4.55%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.55%) HTML5
2 1 (4.55%) WebGL
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.55%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) B2B
2 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
2 2 (9.09%) Migration
2 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (9.09%) Data Management
2 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (4.55%) ERP
3 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
3 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) VBScript
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) X++
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) MCSE
2 5 (22.73%) MCSA
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (22.73%) MCTS
2 5 (22.73%) MCITP
3 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
1 2 (9.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) XenApp
2 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Sonus
2 5 (22.73%) SAP
2 5 (22.73%) Avaya
3 4 (18.18%) Business Objects
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix
5 2 (9.09%) VMware
5 2 (9.09%) Ariba
6 1 (4.55%) Baan
6 1 (4.55%) JD Edwards
6 1 (4.55%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle
6 1 (4.55%) F5
6 1 (4.55%) HP