The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Devon 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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 28 27 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 10 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 3.12% 6.10% 6.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.34% 6.83% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £405 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.58% +17.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -
Consultant
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon 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
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
299 293 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 93.15% 89.33% 91.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 196 87
Average daily rate £350 £375 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 19
Average hourly rate £27.50 £19.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% +39.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.94 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Devon region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Plymouth -2 6 - -
Exeter +2 4 £350 -12.50% 1
Consultant
South West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 (58.82%) IBM
2 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
3 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) EMC
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 5 (29.41%) ERP
4 5 (29.41%) NetApp
4 5 (29.41%) .NET
4 5 (29.41%) Performance Management
4 5 (29.41%) Brocade
4 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (29.41%) Replication
4 5 (29.41%) NetBackup
4 5 (29.41%) SRDF
4 5 (29.41%) EMC VMAX
5 4 (23.53%) Data Structures
5 4 (23.53%) AS400
5 4 (23.53%) SAN
5 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
5 4 (23.53%) iSeries
5 4 (23.53%) Infor
5 4 (23.53%) ODBC
5 4 (23.53%) ITIL
5 4 (23.53%) C#
5 4 (23.53%) RPG
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) VB
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
5 4 (23.53%) MAPICS
5 4 (23.53%) HP

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Agresso
1 1 (5.88%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) SAN
2 3 (17.65%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) ODBC
3 1 (5.88%) SAP Basis
3 1 (5.88%) OAuth
3 1 (5.88%) REST
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Replication
1 5 (29.41%) EMC VMAX
2 4 (23.53%) AS400
2 4 (23.53%) iSeries
2 4 (23.53%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) AIX
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ERP
1 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (29.41%) Performance Management
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
3 3 (17.65%) Information Security
3 3 (17.65%) SIEM
4 2 (11.76%) Malware Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C#
1 4 (23.53%) RPG
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
1 4 (23.53%) VB
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) CISSP
4 1 (5.88%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.88%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) SRDF
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) IBM
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) EMC
2 5 (29.41%) NetApp
2 5 (29.41%) Brocade
3 4 (23.53%) Infor
3 4 (23.53%) MAPICS
3 4 (23.53%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) VMware