The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 32 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.04% 3.39% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 3.74% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £44.97 £43.48
% change year-on-year
-16.61% +3.42%
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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
179 107 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 93.23% 90.68% 87.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 75 43
Average daily rate £350 £290 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £212 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.27 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.14% -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.38 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £152.00 £45.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Technical Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Technical Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Technical Consultant
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Drupal
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Drupal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat