The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Epsom 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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 3 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Epsom 22.58% 7.69% -
As % of the Job Titles category 25.93% 8.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate
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£335 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.31% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.66%
Consultant
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Epsom 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
Epsom
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
27 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Epsom 87.10% 96.15% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 5
Average daily rate £335 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.54% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £413 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Epsom

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Epsom

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Epsom

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Epsom

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Epsom

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Epsom region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Epsom

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Epsom

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Epsom 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 6 (60.00%) Change Management
1 6 (60.00%) Incident Management
1 6 (60.00%) Performance Management
1 6 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) 3PAR
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) MS Project
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) DTS
4 1 (10.00%) Documentum
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) COM+
4 1 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VBScript
4 1 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (10.00%) IIS

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Epsom by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Epsom 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Documentum
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) MPLS
2 1 (10.00%) OSPF
2 1 (10.00%) NetScreen
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) DTS
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) COM+
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Change Management
1 6 (60.00%) Incident Management
1 6 (60.00%) Performance Management
1 6 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) VBScript
1 1 (10.00%) VB
1 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (10.00%) VB6
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (10.00%) Aruba