The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Guildford region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 14 9 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 9 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 6.98% 7.22% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.26% 7.61% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Median daily rate £325 £550 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.90% +144.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £46.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.13% +84.00%

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
124 92 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 96.12% 94.85% 89.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 46 120
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £165.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% -75.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Guildford region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Guildford region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Presales
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (18.18%) Network Design
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) LTE
3 2 (18.18%) Lotus
3 2 (18.18%) IBM Notes
3 2 (18.18%) IBM Domino
3 2 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) MPLS
3 2 (18.18%) GPRS
3 2 (18.18%) UMTS
3 2 (18.18%) WCDMA
4 1 (9.09%) SMTP
4 1 (9.09%) FTP
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) IBM Domino
2 2 (18.18%) IBM Notes
3 1 (9.09%) QuickPlace
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) GPRS
2 2 (18.18%) LTE
2 2 (18.18%) MPLS
2 2 (18.18%) UMTS
2 2 (18.18%) WCDMA
3 1 (9.09%) FTP
3 1 (9.09%) SMTP
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DataStage
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
1 1 (9.09%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) QualityStage
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Axure RP
1 1 (9.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
1 1 (9.09%) NetBeans
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) ODBC
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) iSeries
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) CRM
1 2 (18.18%) Network Design
1 2 (18.18%) Performance Optimisation
1 2 (18.18%) Presales
2 1 (9.09%) Business Development
2 1 (9.09%) Information Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Network Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) LotusScript
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) Lotus
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) NetSuite
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Sophos