The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Guildford region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 25 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 7 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 3.21% 3.76% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.74% 4.15% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Average daily rate £430 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £420
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+16.42% -17.64%
Job Titles Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
187 193 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 85.78% 90.61% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 85 55
Average daily rate £360 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 9
Average hourly rate £15.86 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.21% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £51.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Consultant
Surrey

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (30.77%) Marketing
1 4 (30.77%) QA
1 4 (30.77%) Use Case
1 4 (30.77%) Digital Marketing
1 4 (30.77%) User Stories
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) MS Office
3 2 (15.38%) IBM Notes
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Hyperion
3 2 (15.38%) Lotus
3 2 (15.38%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (7.69%) Subversion
4 1 (7.69%) Altiris
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.69%) Social Media
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.69%) PowerDesigner

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (15.38%) IBM Notes
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) SAS
2 1 (7.69%) Site Server
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) PowerDesigner
1 1 (7.69%) MSI
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 4 (30.77%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) XSLT
1 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
1 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (30.77%) Use Case
1 4 (30.77%) Digital Marketing
1 4 (30.77%) User Stories
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) ETL
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Hyperion
1 2 (15.38%) Lotus
2 1 (7.69%) Altiris
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle