The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 18 24 41
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 47 38 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.98% 6.17% 3.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.52% 6.48% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 11
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £378 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -15.38%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
625 586 887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.87% 95.13% 92.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 297 404
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 42 80
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.85 £37.50 £37.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Consultant
East of England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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
St Albans +6 8 £450 - 1
Hemel Hempstead +1 3 £388 -
Watford -6 3 £400 +1.26% 6
Stevenage +8 2 £313 -
Borehamwood - 1 £425 -
Broxbourne - - - -
Harpenden - - - - 1
Berkhamsted - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Consultant
East of England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 16 (14.29%) SQL
2 15 (13.39%) ETL
2 15 (13.39%) Finance
2 15 (13.39%) Security Cleared
3 13 (11.61%) Retail
3 13 (11.61%) Project Management
3 13 (11.61%) Oracle
3 13 (11.61%) SAP
4 12 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 12 (10.71%) Migration
4 12 (10.71%) SC Cleared
5 11 (9.82%) Telecoms
5 11 (9.82%) Active Directory
5 11 (9.82%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (9.82%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (9.82%) Data Modelling
6 9 (8.04%) SAN
6 9 (8.04%) EMC
6 9 (8.04%) SharePoint
7 8 (7.14%) Windows
7 8 (7.14%) SQL Server
8 7 (6.25%) Analytics
9 6 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (5.36%) Linux
9 6 (5.36%) MS Excel
9 6 (5.36%) HP
9 6 (5.36%) Manufacturing
9 6 (5.36%) Brocade
10 5 (4.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (4.46%) Data Architecture

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 9 (8.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.89%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.89%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.79%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.89%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.89%) MS Project
3 1 (0.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (2.68%) SAP CO
1 3 (2.68%) SAP QM
1 3 (2.68%) HFM
1 3 (2.68%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.79%) SAP WM
2 2 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.89%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.89%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.89%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.68%) Office 365
2 1 (0.89%) OpenShift
2 1 (0.89%) Taleo
2 1 (0.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.04%) SAN
2 4 (3.57%) ADSL
2 4 (3.57%) L2TP
3 2 (1.79%) 4G
3 2 (1.79%) NetScaler
3 2 (1.79%) 3G
3 2 (1.79%) UMTS
3 2 (1.79%) LTE
4 1 (0.89%) NAS
4 1 (0.89%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.89%) WLAN
4 1 (0.89%) DHCP
4 1 (0.89%) HTTP
4 1 (0.89%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.89%) DNS
4 1 (0.89%) SSL
4 1 (0.89%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.89%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.89%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.82%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.46%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.68%) MS Access
4 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.79%) Essbase
5 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.79%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.79%) DTS
5 2 (1.79%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.89%) DB2
6 1 (0.89%) OLAP
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Subversion
2 1 (0.89%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.89%) LSMW
General
1 15 (13.39%) Finance
2 13 (11.61%) Retail
3 11 (9.82%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.36%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.68%) Back Office
6 3 (2.68%) Marketing
7 1 (0.89%) Banking
7 1 (0.89%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.79%) HTML
1 2 (1.79%) CSS
2 1 (0.89%) XHTML
2 1 (0.89%) SAML
2 1 (0.89%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.89%) VXML
2 1 (0.89%) BAPI
2 1 (0.89%) Ajax
2 1 (0.89%) XMPP
2 1 (0.89%) MDX
2 1 (0.89%) SAP CO-PA
2 1 (0.89%) HTML5
2 1 (0.89%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.68%) Open Source
3 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (1.79%) EPoS
3 2 (1.79%) CLARiiON
4 1 (0.89%) Clustering
4 1 (0.89%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.89%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.89%) W3C
4 1 (0.89%) Replication
4 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.89%) Social Media
4 1 (0.89%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.14%) Windows
2 6 (5.36%) Linux
3 2 (1.79%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.89%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.89%) Android
4 1 (0.89%) HPUX
4 1 (0.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (13.39%) ETL
2 13 (11.61%) Project Management
3 12 (10.71%) Migration
4 11 (9.82%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (9.82%) Data Modelling
5 7 (6.25%) Analytics
6 6 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (4.46%) Data Architecture
7 5 (4.46%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (3.57%) B2C
8 4 (3.57%) CRM
8 4 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (3.57%) Data Migration
8 4 (3.57%) Change Management
9 3 (2.68%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (2.68%) Programme Management
9 3 (2.68%) Data Analysis
9 3 (2.68%) Business Analysis
9 3 (2.68%) Use Case
9 3 (2.68%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.29%) SQL
2 5 (4.46%) Bash Shell
3 4 (3.57%) Python
4 3 (2.68%) VB
4 3 (2.68%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.79%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.79%) VBA
5 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.79%) Java
6 1 (0.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (13.39%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.68%) MCSE
3 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.79%) MCITP
4 2 (1.79%) VCAP
5 1 (0.89%) PMP
5 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.89%) CCIE
5 1 (0.89%) CISSP
5 1 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.89%) WAI
2 1 (0.89%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (9.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.57%) SRDF
3 3 (2.68%) FreeRADIUS
4 2 (1.79%) vSphere
4 2 (1.79%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.79%) XenApp
4 2 (1.79%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.89%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.46%) SCCM
2 2 (1.79%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.79%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.89%) SCOM
3 1 (0.89%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 13 (11.61%) Oracle
1 13 (11.61%) SAP
2 12 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.04%) EMC
4 6 (5.36%) HP
4 6 (5.36%) Brocade
5 5 (4.46%) Cisco
5 5 (4.46%) IBM
5 5 (4.46%) Business Objects
6 4 (3.57%) Hyperion
6 4 (3.57%) VMware
6 4 (3.57%) Tableau
7 3 (2.68%) NetApp
7 3 (2.68%) Pegasus
8 2 (1.79%) Symantec
8 2 (1.79%) Citrix
8 2 (1.79%) Juniper
8 2 (1.79%) Dell
8 2 (1.79%) F5
8 2 (1.79%) Veeam
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