The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 11 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 61 63 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.94% 8.37% 8.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.38% 9.03% 9.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 32 28
Median daily rate £425 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £488 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -18.88%
Consultant
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
650 698 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.31% 92.70% 91.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 351 311
Median daily rate £400 £390 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 48 46
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £36.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage +6 15 £350 - 2
Hemel Hempstead +7 10 £350 -24.73%
Welwyn Garden City -3 6 £538 +62.87%
Watford -6 2 £425 +34.38% 3
St Albans -1 1 £400 -15.78%
Hitchin - 1 £650 -
Hoddesdon - 1 - -
Consultant
East of England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 25 (26.32%) Finance
2 19 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 18 (18.95%) Windows
4 14 (14.74%) Oracle
4 14 (14.74%) SAP
4 14 (14.74%) SC Cleared
5 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
6 11 (11.58%) Active Directory
6 11 (11.58%) SCCM
7 10 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (9.47%) Data Centre
8 9 (9.47%) ITIL
9 8 (8.42%) SQL
9 8 (8.42%) Cisco
9 8 (8.42%) Configuration Management
10 7 (7.37%) Windows 10
10 7 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (7.37%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (7.37%) Migration
11 6 (6.32%) Telecoms
11 6 (6.32%) Quality Management
11 6 (6.32%) Project Management
11 6 (6.32%) IBM
11 6 (6.32%) ERP
11 6 (6.32%) PowerShell
11 6 (6.32%) Requirements Management
11 6 (6.32%) Project Planning
12 5 (5.26%) Retail
12 5 (5.26%) .NET

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 7 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (3.16%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.16%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.11%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.05%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Windchill
2 3 (3.16%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.26%) SAP EWM
2 3 (3.16%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.11%) Maximo
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (2.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (2.11%) SAP MM
3 2 (2.11%) SAP SRM
4 1 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.05%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.05%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.16%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.11%) Office 365
4 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.05%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.21%) BIG-IP
1 4 (4.21%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (4.21%) DNS
1 4 (4.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 4 (4.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (4.21%) Firewall
1 4 (4.21%) MPLS
2 3 (3.16%) WAN
2 3 (3.16%) Wireless
3 2 (2.11%) Broadband
3 2 (2.11%) Internet
3 2 (2.11%) ISDN
3 2 (2.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.05%) BGP
4 1 (1.05%) LAN
4 1 (1.05%) NAS
4 1 (1.05%) Network Security
4 1 (1.05%) OSPF
4 1 (1.05%) SAN
4 1 (1.05%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.11%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.11%) MySQL
2 2 (2.11%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.05%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) ERwin
1 1 (1.05%) SoapUI
General
1 25 (26.32%) Finance
2 7 (7.37%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (6.32%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.26%) Retail
5 4 (4.21%) Automotive
5 4 (4.21%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.11%) Advertising
6 2 (2.11%) Marketing
7 1 (1.05%) Back Office
7 1 (1.05%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.26%) .NET
2 3 (3.16%) Web Services
2 3 (3.16%) XML
3 2 (2.11%) Middleware
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (2.11%) REST
3 2 (2.11%) SOAP
3 2 (2.11%) WSDL
3 2 (2.11%) XSD
3 2 (2.11%) XSLT
4 1 (1.05%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.05%) J2EE
4 1 (1.05%) Spring
4 1 (1.05%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.21%) PKI
4 2 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.11%) FMCG
4 2 (2.11%) iPad
5 1 (1.05%) Clustering
5 1 (1.05%) CMDB
5 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.05%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.05%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.05%) e-Health
5 1 (1.05%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.05%) LIMS
5 1 (1.05%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.95%) Windows
2 10 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (7.37%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.11%) AIX
4 2 (2.11%) Linux
5 1 (1.05%) FreeBSD
5 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.05%) Unix
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (9.47%) ITIL
2 8 (8.42%) Configuration Management
3 7 (7.37%) Migration
4 6 (6.32%) ERP
4 6 (6.32%) Project Management
4 6 (6.32%) Project Planning
4 6 (6.32%) Quality Management
4 6 (6.32%) Requirements Management
5 4 (4.21%) Analytics
5 4 (4.21%) Data Management
5 4 (4.21%) OO
5 4 (4.21%) OOP
5 4 (4.21%) PLM
5 4 (4.21%) SOA
5 4 (4.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (4.21%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (3.16%) Change Control
6 3 (3.16%) Coaching
6 3 (3.16%) Server Building
6 3 (3.16%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.42%) SQL
2 6 (6.32%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.26%) Java
4 4 (4.21%) C++
5 1 (1.05%) ABAP
5 1 (1.05%) C
5 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.05%) Python
5 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (14.74%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.16%) Degree
4 2 (2.11%) CCIE
4 2 (2.11%) CCNA
4 2 (2.11%) CCNP
5 1 (1.05%) APMP
5 1 (1.05%) CISA
5 1 (1.05%) CRISC
5 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.05%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) GxP
2 2 (2.11%) GCP
2 2 (2.11%) GLP
2 2 (2.11%) GMP
2 2 (2.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 11 (11.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.16%) vSphere
3 2 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.05%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (11.58%) SCCM
2 4 (4.21%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.11%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.11%) SCOM
4 1 (1.05%) Ansible
4 1 (1.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.05%) Puppet
4 1 (1.05%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.05%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (14.74%) Oracle
1 14 (14.74%) SAP
2 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.42%) Cisco
4 6 (6.32%) IBM
5 5 (5.26%) Symantec
5 5 (5.26%) VMware
6 4 (4.21%) Blue Coat
6 4 (4.21%) CheckPoint
6 4 (4.21%) F5
7 3 (3.16%) HP
8 2 (2.11%) CommVault
8 2 (2.11%) Pega
8 2 (2.11%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 2 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.05%) Aruba
9 1 (1.05%) hybris
9 1 (1.05%) IFS
9 1 (1.05%) Meraki
9 1 (1.05%) T-Plan
Stevenage
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago