The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 20 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 4 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.99% 15.27% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.25% 17.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 0
Average daily rate
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£469 £323 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.34% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £26.88 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-16.27% -17.30%
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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 Guildford 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
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
123 112 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 91.79% 85.50% 85.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 78 39
Average daily rate £331 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 15
Average hourly rate £17.00 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.66% +4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (50.00%) Marketing
1 7 (50.00%) QA
1 7 (50.00%) Use Case
1 7 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 7 (50.00%) User Stories
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) Apache
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 2 (14.29%) CMS
3 2 (14.29%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (14.29%) Drupal
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) MS Office
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) SAS
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.14%) Subversion
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (7.14%) ForgeRock

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) CMS
1 2 (14.29%) Drupal
2 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics GP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (7.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 7 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (50.00%) Use Case
1 7 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 7 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) ForgeRock
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft