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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 24 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 11 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 5.14% 8.33% 5.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.64% 8.75% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 0
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£190 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -26.66%
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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
195 80 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 91.12% 95.24% 97.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 48 40
Average daily rate £360 £360 £360
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 17
Average hourly rate £20.25 £11.00 £14.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.09% -23.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £13.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 September 2014, 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 7 (43.75%) Cisco
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
1 7 (43.75%) Firewall
1 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Fat Client
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco PIX
2 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (37.50%) SLA
2 6 (37.50%) Thin Client
2 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Solaris
2 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (18.75%) Coaching
5 3 (18.75%) BPEL
5 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 2 (12.50%) Java
6 2 (12.50%) SOA

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Fireworks
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (6.25%) MPLS
3 1 (6.25%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle ADF
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (6.25%) HTML5
2 1 (6.25%) CSS3
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Thin Client
1 6 (37.50%) Fat Client
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
1 6 (37.50%) Solaris
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (18.75%) Coaching
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) BPEL
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) SOA
3 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) High Availability
4 1 (6.25%) Workflow
4 1 (6.25%) Web Design
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) CCNP
4 1 (6.25%) CISSP
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) SLA
2 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
1 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) HP