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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 20 5 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 5 22 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 3.62% 16.92% -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.03% 19.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 20 0
Average daily rate
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£463 £323 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -18.36%
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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
124 115 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 89.86% 88.46% 84.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 77 35
Average daily rate £338 £325 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -15.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £215 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 11
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.38 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -37.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.75 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.78 £42.50 £55.00
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 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 17 September 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 17 September 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 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (43.75%) Marketing
1 7 (43.75%) QA
1 7 (43.75%) Use Case
1 7 (43.75%) Digital Marketing
1 7 (43.75%) User Stories
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (12.50%) Apache
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (12.50%) Drupal
3 2 (12.50%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (12.50%) CMS
3 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) LTE
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (6.25%) ForgeRock
4 1 (6.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (6.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Network Management
4 1 (6.25%) Lync

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) Drupal
1 2 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) Lync
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LTE
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (6.25%) FWSM
1 1 (6.25%) HSRP
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) IPsec
1 1 (6.25%) MPLS
1 1 (6.25%) OSPF
1 1 (6.25%) BGP
1 1 (6.25%) RSVP
1 1 (6.25%) VRRP
1 1 (6.25%) UMTS
1 1 (6.25%) VoIP
1 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
1 1 (6.25%) SNMP
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 1 (6.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 7 (43.75%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) jQuery
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (43.75%) Use Case
1 7 (43.75%) Digital Marketing
1 7 (43.75%) User Stories
2 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
2 1 (6.25%) Network Management
2 1 (6.25%) Validation
2 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCITP
1 1 (6.25%) MCTS
1 1 (6.25%) CCIE
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) ForgeRock
2 1 (6.25%) Huawei
2 1 (6.25%) Redback
2 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.25%) Radware
2 1 (6.25%) Juniper
2 1 (6.25%) Ericsson
2 1 (6.25%) Nokia
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco