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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
South West / Devon
Rank 32 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 10 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 3.70% 3.73% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.85% 3.85% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Median daily rate £500 £338 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £430
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £60.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +140.00%

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
260 260 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 96.30% 97.01% 97.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 194 121
Median daily rate £370 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £243 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 17
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -8 4 £475 +40.74%
Plymouth - 2 £550 -
Consultant
South West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 7 (29.17%) Oracle
4 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.83%) .NET
5 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
5 5 (20.83%) Windows
5 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
6 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
6 4 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 4 (16.67%) IIS
6 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.50%) SLA
7 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 3 (12.50%) JSP 440
7 3 (12.50%) RMADS
7 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
8 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
8 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
8 2 (8.33%) Advertising
8 2 (8.33%) CSS
8 2 (8.33%) C#
8 2 (8.33%) Java
8 2 (8.33%) Linux
8 2 (8.33%) JBoss
9 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports

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 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.67%) IIS
3 2 (8.33%) JBoss
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.17%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) Jetty
4 1 (4.17%) Mongrel
4 1 (4.17%) nginx
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.17%) Google App Engine
1 1 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) FTP
2 1 (4.17%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) IPsec
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) SSL
2 1 (4.17%) VoIP
2 1 (4.17%) VPN
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) 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
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.17%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Billing
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Local Government
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.17%) Ajax
3 1 (4.17%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) J2EE
3 1 (4.17%) JMS
3 1 (4.17%) jQuery
3 1 (4.17%) JSON
3 1 (4.17%) REST
3 1 (4.17%) Servlets
3 1 (4.17%) SOAP
3 1 (4.17%) Spring
3 1 (4.17%) Struts
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
3 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 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.17%) Analytics
3 1 (4.17%) B2B
3 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (4.17%) Data Analytics
3 1 (4.17%) Data Management
3 1 (4.17%) DevOps
3 1 (4.17%) ERP
3 1 (4.17%) Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Open Source
3 1 (4.17%) Patch Management
3 1 (4.17%) SOA
3 1 (4.17%) Supplier Management
3 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) C#
2 2 (8.33%) 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 3 (12.50%) JSP 440
1 3 (12.50%) RMADS
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Nessus
1 1 (4.17%) Nexpose
1 1 (4.17%) Nmap
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
1 1 (4.17%) QRadar
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Apple
3 1 (4.17%) ArcSight
3 1 (4.17%) Google
3 1 (4.17%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) IFS
3 1 (4.17%) Intel
3 1 (4.17%) Intel Security
3 1 (4.17%) Mercator
3 1 (4.17%) NetWitness
3 1 (4.17%) Qualys
3 1 (4.17%) Snow
3 1 (4.17%) Splunk
3 1 (4.17%) VMware