The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Dunstable 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 6 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable 11.43% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 13.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£463 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £425 £423
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+79.31% +5.45%
Consultant
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Dunstable 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
Dunstable
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
30 29 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable 85.71% 93.55% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 7
Average daily rate £413 £460 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.32% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £250 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £710 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.86 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Dunstable

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Dunstable

Consultant
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dunstable 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 4 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (16.67%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (16.67%) Data Security
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) GIAC
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (16.67%) Revenue Management
3 1 (16.67%) OWASP
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (16.67%) ISACA
3 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security
3 1 (16.67%) Campaign Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dunstable 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe Campaign
General
1 4 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Data Security
1 1 (16.67%) Information Security
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
1 1 (16.67%) Revenue Management
1 1 (16.67%) OWASP
1 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
1 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
1 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security
1 1 (16.67%) Campaign Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) GIAC
1 1 (16.67%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) Cyber-Ark