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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 6 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 73 41 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.44% 6.37% 6.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.93% 6.82% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 21 29
Median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £400 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £42.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +52.72%
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
612 601 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.92% 93.32% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 307 416
Median daily rate £437 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £190 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 53 31
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £7.28 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +9 17 £258 -39.41% 1
Welwyn Garden City -1 16 £525 +2.43%
Hemel Hempstead - 10 £400 -
Watford - 6 £475 - 3
Welwyn - 2 - -
Royston +1 1 £450 - 1
Consultant
East of England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 35 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (20.80%) SC Cleared
3 21 (16.80%) Cisco
3 21 (16.80%) Microsoft
4 20 (16.00%) Windows
4 20 (16.00%) Data Centre
5 17 (13.60%) Linux
6 15 (12.00%) Unix
7 13 (10.40%) Red Hat
7 13 (10.40%) Shell Script
7 13 (10.40%) Perl
7 13 (10.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (9.60%) Finance
8 12 (9.60%) Information Security
8 12 (9.60%) SAP
8 12 (9.60%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (8.80%) Juniper
9 11 (8.80%) Oracle
9 11 (8.80%) Migration
9 11 (8.80%) Network Security
10 10 (8.00%) Firewall
10 10 (8.00%) OWASP
10 10 (8.00%) Windows 10
11 9 (7.20%) Presales
11 9 (7.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (7.20%) Middleware
11 9 (7.20%) MS Excel
11 9 (7.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (7.20%) Penetration Testing
12 8 (6.40%) Retail

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 5 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (2.40%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.80%) Apache
4 1 (0.80%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.80%) CICS
4 1 (0.80%) IIS
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.80%) SAS
4 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.80%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.80%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (7.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.60%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.80%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (4.80%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (3.20%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.40%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.80%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.80%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.80%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.80%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.80%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.80%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.80%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.80%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.80%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.80%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.40%) Office 365
1 3 (2.40%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.80%) Network Security
2 10 (8.00%) Firewall
3 8 (6.40%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (5.60%) DNS
4 7 (5.60%) LAN
5 5 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (4.00%) DHCP
5 5 (4.00%) Wireless
6 4 (3.20%) NetScaler
7 3 (2.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (2.40%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (2.40%) WAN
8 2 (1.60%) BGP
8 2 (1.60%) BIG-IP
8 2 (1.60%) EIGRP
8 2 (1.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (1.60%) FCoE
8 2 (1.60%) OSPF
8 2 (1.60%) SSL
9 1 (0.80%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.80%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (4.80%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.60%) Big Data
3 2 (1.60%) MySQL
3 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.80%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.80%) QlikView
4 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.80%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.80%) LSMW
1 1 (0.80%) MSI
1 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (9.60%) Finance
2 8 (6.40%) Retail
3 4 (3.20%) Advertising
4 2 (1.60%) Law
5 1 (0.80%) Banking
5 1 (0.80%) Local Government
5 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.20%) Middleware
2 3 (2.40%) .NET
2 3 (2.40%) SAP Basis
3 2 (1.60%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (1.60%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (0.80%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.80%) ArcObjects
4 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.80%) BAPI
4 1 (0.80%) JSON
4 1 (0.80%) Web Services
4 1 (0.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.20%) PKI
2 4 (3.20%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (1.60%) Clustering
3 2 (1.60%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.80%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.80%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.80%) EMC VNX
4 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (0.80%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (0.80%) iPad
4 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.80%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (0.80%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.00%) Windows
2 17 (13.60%) Linux
3 15 (12.00%) Unix
4 13 (10.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (8.00%) Windows 10
6 9 (7.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.20%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.40%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.80%) AIX
9 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.80%) Solaris
9 1 (0.80%) VMS
9 1 (0.80%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (9.60%) Information Security
2 11 (8.80%) Migration
3 10 (8.00%) OWASP
4 9 (7.20%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (7.20%) Presales
4 9 (7.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (5.60%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (5.60%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (4.80%) Data Migration
6 6 (4.80%) Performance Engineering
6 6 (4.80%) Scalability Testing
7 5 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (4.00%) Analytics
7 5 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (4.00%) SOA
8 4 (3.20%) Change Control
8 4 (3.20%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (3.20%) Data Modelling
8 4 (3.20%) Security Hardening
8 4 (3.20%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.40%) Perl
1 13 (10.40%) Shell Script
2 8 (6.40%) PowerShell
2 8 (6.40%) SQL
3 3 (2.40%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.60%) ABAP
5 1 (0.80%) C
5 1 (0.80%) CLIST
5 1 (0.80%) Java
5 1 (0.80%) REXX
5 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.80%) VB
5 1 (0.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (20.80%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.60%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.80%) CCNA
4 6 (4.80%) CCNP
5 4 (3.20%) CCIE
5 4 (3.20%) CISA
5 4 (3.20%) CISM
5 4 (3.20%) CISSP
6 3 (2.40%) CCDP
7 1 (0.80%) CLAS
7 1 (0.80%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.80%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.80%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (2.40%) vSphere
3 2 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.80%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.80%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.80%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (4.00%) SCCM
2 3 (2.40%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (2.40%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.80%) Netcool
4 1 (0.80%) Simpana
Vendors
1 21 (16.80%) Cisco
1 21 (16.80%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.40%) Red Hat
3 12 (9.60%) SAP
4 11 (8.80%) Juniper
4 11 (8.80%) Oracle
5 8 (6.40%) Citrix
6 7 (5.60%) CheckPoint
6 7 (5.60%) Intel Security
6 7 (5.60%) VMware
7 6 (4.80%) F5
7 6 (4.80%) Sourcefire
8 5 (4.00%) Meraki
9 4 (3.20%) Aruba
9 4 (3.20%) IBM
9 4 (3.20%) Ruckus Wireless
10 3 (2.40%) IronPort
10 3 (2.40%) ScanSafe
10 3 (2.40%) Sophos
10 3 (2.40%) Symantec
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