The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter 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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 21 22 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 4 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 2.82% 5.91% 9.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.99% 6.56% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £403 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +23.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £22.50 £26.88
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -16.27%
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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 Exeter 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
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
134 183 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 94.37% 90.15% 96.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 128 47
Average daily rate £350 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 9
Average hourly rate £35.50 £19.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.05% +69.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) RPG
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) VB
2 4 (44.44%) ODBC
2 4 (44.44%) ERP
2 4 (44.44%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) MAPICS
2 4 (44.44%) AS400
2 4 (44.44%) Infor
2 4 (44.44%) iSeries
2 4 (44.44%) Data Structures
3 3 (33.33%) SIEM
3 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) CISSP
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 2 (22.22%) Malware Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Office 365
5 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) REST
5 1 (11.11%) OAuth
5 1 (11.11%) Summit

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) ODBC
3 1 (11.11%) OAuth
3 1 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) AS400
1 4 (44.44%) iSeries
1 4 (44.44%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ERP
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) SIEM
3 2 (22.22%) Malware Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) RPG
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
1 4 (44.44%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
2 1 (11.11%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) IBM
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) MAPICS
1 4 (44.44%) Infor