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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 28 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.38% 3.41% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 3.64% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Average daily rate
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£438 £369 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £198 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £493 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.41% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £26.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-4.80% -36.96%
Consultant
Surrey

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
185 165 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 85.25% 93.75% 88.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 89 62
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £190 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 19
Average hourly rate £18.90 £13.11 £28.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.21% -53.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £115.25 £51.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015, 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 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) CCIE
2 1 (12.50%) SAP CO
2 1 (12.50%) Redback
2 1 (12.50%) MCTS
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) Huawei
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (12.50%) LTE
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
2 1 (12.50%) SAP MII
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Network Management
2 1 (12.50%) Lync
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) FWSM
2 1 (12.50%) CCEE
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Lync
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
1 1 (12.50%) SAP PS
1 1 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (12.50%) SAP CO
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (12.50%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) UMTS
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
1 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 1 (12.50%) SNMP
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) MPLS
1 1 (12.50%) OSPF
1 1 (12.50%) BGP
1 1 (12.50%) RSVP
1 1 (12.50%) VRRP
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) IPsec
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (12.50%) LTE
1 1 (12.50%) FWSM
1 1 (12.50%) HSRP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) CRM
1 1 (12.50%) Validation
1 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
1 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
1 1 (12.50%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCTS
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CCEE
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) CCIE
2 1 (12.50%) CCA
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper
2 1 (12.50%) Ericsson
2 1 (12.50%) Nokia
2 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (12.50%) Radware
2 1 (12.50%) Redback
2 1 (12.50%) Huawei