The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Devon region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
South West / Devon
Rank 22 37 24
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 11 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 5.07% 3.01% 4.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.24% 3.11% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 11
Median daily rate £500 £255 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.07% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £171 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £387 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £436
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +0.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.10 £46.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-25.88% +85.85%

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
210 257 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 96.77% 96.62% 97.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 196 135
Median daily rate £335 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.54% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £255 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 25
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.95% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £10.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £43.50 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Devon region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Devon region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Devon region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -6 4 £408 +59.80%
Plymouth - 2 £500 -
Dartmouth - 1 £655 -
Consultant
South West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Devon region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 12 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 7 (29.17%) Oracle
3 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
3 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 6 (25.00%) Windows
4 6 (25.00%) .NET
5 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
6 4 (16.67%) SLA
6 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
6 4 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (16.67%) IIS
7 3 (12.50%) JSP 440
7 3 (12.50%) RMADS
7 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (8.33%) C#
9 1 (4.17%) HTML
9 1 (4.17%) Java
9 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
9 1 (4.17%) PHP
9 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
9 1 (4.17%) MySQL
9 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
9 1 (4.17%) VB
9 1 (4.17%) CSS

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.67%) IIS
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.17%) JBoss
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.17%) VoIP
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (4.17%) Advertising
1 1 (4.17%) Billing
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.17%) Ajax
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) ELK Stack
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) JMS
2 1 (4.17%) jQuery
2 1 (4.17%) JSON
2 1 (4.17%) REST
2 1 (4.17%) SOAP
2 1 (4.17%) Spring
2 1 (4.17%) Struts
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.17%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
1 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (4.17%) Analytics
2 1 (4.17%) B2B
2 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (4.17%) Case Management
2 1 (4.17%) Data Analytics
2 1 (4.17%) Data Management
2 1 (4.17%) Migration
2 1 (4.17%) Patch Management
2 1 (4.17%) Quality Management
2 1 (4.17%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (4.17%) SOA
2 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) CISSP
4 1 (4.17%) SANS
4 1 (4.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
2 3 (12.50%) JSP 440
2 3 (12.50%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Nessus
1 1 (4.17%) Nexpose
1 1 (4.17%) Nmap
1 1 (4.17%) QRadar
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Apple
2 1 (4.17%) ArcSight
2 1 (4.17%) Intel
2 1 (4.17%) Intel Security
2 1 (4.17%) Mercator
2 1 (4.17%) NetWitness
2 1 (4.17%) Qualys
2 1 (4.17%) Splunk