The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 19 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 48 64 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.47% 8.52% 7.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.04% 9.25% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 25
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£475 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £246 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £40.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-11.04% +16.42%
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
597 692 604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.85% 92.14% 96.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 348 303
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 46 31
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £37.00 £38.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City +8 7 £330 +13.30% 2
Watford +4 6 £425 +23.18% 6
Stevenage -2 4 - -
Royston - 3 £475 -
Hemel Hempstead -5 2 - - 4
Potters Bar +2 1 £475 +22.58%
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
Hertford - 1 £475 -
Consultant
East of England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 21 (21.43%) Finance
2 20 (20.41%) SAP
3 10 (10.20%) Windows
3 10 (10.20%) Oracle
3 10 (10.20%) Citrix
4 9 (9.18%) Microsoft
4 9 (9.18%) SQL
4 9 (9.18%) Migration
5 8 (8.16%) VMware
5 8 (8.16%) HP
5 8 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.16%) Software Testing
5 8 (8.16%) QA
5 8 (8.16%) Manual Testing
5 8 (8.16%) SC Cleared
5 8 (8.16%) Security Cleared
5 8 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (7.14%) BDD
6 7 (7.14%) SpecFlow
6 7 (7.14%) Gherkin
6 7 (7.14%) ISTQB
6 7 (7.14%) ISEB
6 7 (7.14%) Web Services
6 7 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 7 (7.14%) Scrum
6 7 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (6.12%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (6.12%) SAP FI

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 7 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.08%) Lync
3 3 (3.06%) JBoss
4 1 (1.02%) IIS
4 1 (1.02%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.02%) Liferay
Applications
1 5 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.12%) SAP FI
1 6 (6.12%) SAP FI/CO
1 6 (6.12%) SAP CO
2 4 (4.08%) SAP MM
2 4 (4.08%) SAP PS
3 3 (3.06%) SAP SD
4 2 (2.04%) SAP WM
4 2 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (2.04%) SAP EWM
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (1.02%) SAP MRS
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.02%) SAP CS
5 1 (1.02%) SAP QM
5 1 (1.02%) SAP SRM
5 1 (1.02%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.10%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.06%) Office 365
3 3 (3.06%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.04%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) Firewall
2 3 (3.06%) SAN
2 3 (3.06%) DNS
3 2 (2.04%) FTP
3 2 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.04%) ATM
3 2 (2.04%) WAN
3 2 (2.04%) MPLS
3 2 (2.04%) X.25
3 2 (2.04%) SSH
3 2 (2.04%) Network Security
4 1 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.02%) NAS
4 1 (1.02%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.02%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (1.02%) IPsec
4 1 (1.02%) Intranet
4 1 (1.02%) Internet
4 1 (1.02%) DHCP
4 1 (1.02%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.04%) OLAP
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.04%) NonStop SQL
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.02%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (1.02%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (1.02%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.02%) MySQL
5 1 (1.02%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (1.02%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (7.14%) SpecFlow
2 3 (3.06%) JUnit
2 3 (3.06%) Maven
3 1 (1.02%) Selenium
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (21.43%) Finance
2 4 (4.08%) Retail
3 3 (3.06%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.04%) Banking
4 2 (2.04%) Marketing
5 1 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.02%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.14%) Web Services
1 7 (7.14%) Gherkin
2 4 (4.08%) J2EE
3 3 (3.06%) SOAP
3 3 (3.06%) REST
3 3 (3.06%) XML
3 3 (3.06%) Hibernate
3 3 (3.06%) Spring
4 2 (2.04%) MDX
4 2 (2.04%) SAP CO-PA
5 1 (1.02%) .NET
5 1 (1.02%) WCF
5 1 (1.02%) ActiveX
5 1 (1.02%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.04%) Chip and PIN
2 2 (2.04%) Clustering
2 2 (2.04%) Tandem
2 2 (2.04%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.02%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.02%) Open Source
3 1 (1.02%) Social Media
3 1 (1.02%) HP StorageWorks
3 1 (1.02%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.02%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.02%) EMC Centera
3 1 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.20%) Windows
2 5 (5.10%) Linux
2 5 (5.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.04%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.02%) Solaris
6 1 (1.02%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (9.18%) Migration
2 8 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (8.16%) Software Testing
2 8 (8.16%) Manual Testing
3 7 (7.14%) BDD
3 7 (7.14%) Scrum
4 6 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (4.08%) Project Management
6 4 (4.08%) ERP
6 4 (4.08%) ETL
6 4 (4.08%) Logistics
6 4 (4.08%) Analytics
7 3 (3.06%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.06%) Loose Coupling
7 3 (3.06%) ITIL
7 3 (3.06%) EAI
7 3 (3.06%) SOA
7 3 (3.06%) Change Management
8 2 (2.04%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.18%) SQL
2 4 (4.08%) Java
3 2 (2.04%) C
3 2 (2.04%) COBOL
3 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.02%) ABAP
4 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.02%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (8.16%) SC Cleared
1 8 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (7.14%) ISEB
2 7 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.02%) MCITP
4 1 (1.02%) MCSE
4 1 (1.02%) CCIE
4 1 (1.02%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.16%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.02%) GMP
2 1 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.02%) ISO 8583
2 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.08%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.06%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (3.06%) XenApp
3 3 (3.06%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.04%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.02%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.08%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (3.06%) OpenView
3 2 (2.04%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.02%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.02%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.02%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.02%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (20.41%) SAP
2 10 (10.20%) Citrix
2 10 (10.20%) Oracle
3 9 (9.18%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.16%) HP
4 8 (8.16%) VMware
5 6 (6.12%) Cisco
6 4 (4.08%) Veeam
7 3 (3.06%) F5
7 3 (3.06%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.06%) TIBCO
8 2 (2.04%) Remedy
8 2 (2.04%) BMC
8 2 (2.04%) NetApp
8 2 (2.04%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.04%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.04%) Brocade
9 1 (1.02%) Google
9 1 (1.02%) Aruba
9 1 (1.02%) Akamai
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