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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 17 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 63 54 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.48% 7.77% 6.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.43% 8.61% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 25 28
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£450 £388 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -7.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £247 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £41.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.04% +27.69%
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
668 627 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 89.91% 90.22% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 314 319
Average daily rate £390 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 49 36
Average hourly rate £14.85 £21.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.93% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Watford +10 13 £316 -6.29% 5
Welwyn Garden City +2 13 £330 -2.22% 1
Stevenage -3 4 - - 1
St Albans -1 2 £475 +35.71% 1
Hemel Hempstead -8 2 £465 +7.51% 2
Hertford - 1 £475 -
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
Royston - 1 - -
Consultant
East of England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 23 (20.18%) SAP
2 19 (16.67%) Windows
3 17 (14.91%) Finance
4 15 (13.16%) Oracle
5 11 (9.65%) Linux
5 11 (9.65%) Citrix
5 11 (9.65%) Firewall
6 10 (8.77%) Migration
6 10 (8.77%) HP
6 10 (8.77%) Cisco
6 10 (8.77%) Security Cleared
7 9 (7.89%) Active Directory
7 9 (7.89%) Microsoft
7 9 (7.89%) VMware
7 9 (7.89%) SC Cleared
8 8 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (7.02%) Web Services
8 8 (7.02%) SharePoint
8 8 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (6.14%) SSH
9 7 (6.14%) ERP
9 7 (6.14%) Java
9 7 (6.14%) SQL
10 6 (5.26%) Lync
10 6 (5.26%) ITIL
10 6 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (4.39%) Manual Testing
11 5 (4.39%) Brocade
11 5 (4.39%) Retail

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.26%) Lync
3 3 (2.63%) JBoss
4 1 (0.88%) Liferay
4 1 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.88%) IIS
4 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.88%) Apache
4 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.88%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 3 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) SAP FI
1 4 (3.51%) SAP MM
1 4 (3.51%) SAP PS
1 4 (3.51%) SAP CO
1 4 (3.51%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (2.63%) SAP SD
2 3 (2.63%) Agresso
3 2 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.75%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.75%) SAP EWM
3 2 (1.75%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.75%) SAP WM
3 2 (1.75%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.88%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.88%) SAP MRS
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.88%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.39%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.63%) Office 365
3 3 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.75%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.88%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.65%) Firewall
2 7 (6.14%) SSH
3 5 (4.39%) Internet
3 5 (4.39%) Telnet
3 5 (4.39%) SAN
3 5 (4.39%) PuTTY
4 4 (3.51%) DNS
4 4 (3.51%) LDAP
5 2 (1.75%) NAS
5 2 (1.75%) ATM
5 2 (1.75%) PBX
5 2 (1.75%) WAN
5 2 (1.75%) DHCP
5 2 (1.75%) FTP
5 2 (1.75%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.75%) X.25
5 2 (1.75%) MPLS
5 2 (1.75%) Network Security
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (2.63%) MySQL
2 2 (1.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.75%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.75%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.88%) OLAP
3 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.88%) Cognos Query Studio
3 1 (0.88%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (0.88%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Toad
2 4 (3.51%) SpecFlow
3 3 (2.63%) Maven
3 3 (2.63%) JUnit
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (14.91%) Finance
2 5 (4.39%) Retail
3 4 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.75%) Banking
5 2 (1.75%) Marketing
6 1 (0.88%) French Language
6 1 (0.88%) Automotive
6 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.02%) Web Services
2 4 (3.51%) Gherkin
2 4 (3.51%) .NET
2 4 (3.51%) J2EE
3 3 (2.63%) Spring
3 3 (2.63%) Hibernate
3 3 (2.63%) SOAP
3 3 (2.63%) XML
3 3 (2.63%) REST
4 2 (1.75%) COM
4 2 (1.75%) SAP CO-PA
5 1 (0.88%) MDX
5 1 (0.88%) WCF
5 1 (0.88%) Middleware
5 1 (0.88%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.63%) Clustering
3 2 (1.75%) Chip and PIN
3 2 (1.75%) CLARiiON
3 2 (1.75%) Tandem
3 2 (1.75%) Replication
4 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.88%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.88%) PKI
4 1 (0.88%) EMC Centera
4 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.88%) Social Media
4 1 (0.88%) HP StorageWorks
4 1 (0.88%) Open Source
4 1 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.67%) Windows
2 11 (9.65%) Linux
3 6 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.51%) UNIX
4 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.75%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.75%) Solaris
7 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (8.77%) Migration
2 7 (6.14%) ERP
3 6 (5.26%) ITIL
3 6 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (4.39%) Manual Testing
4 5 (4.39%) Software Testing
4 5 (4.39%) Change Management
4 5 (4.39%) Identity Management
4 5 (4.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (4.39%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (3.51%) BDD
5 4 (3.51%) Analytics
5 4 (3.51%) Project Management
5 4 (3.51%) Logistics
5 4 (3.51%) Scrum
6 3 (2.63%) Information Management
6 3 (2.63%) EAI
6 3 (2.63%) SOA
6 3 (2.63%) Mentoring
6 3 (2.63%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.14%) Java
1 7 (6.14%) SQL
2 3 (2.63%) C
3 2 (1.75%) COBOL
4 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.88%) ABAP
4 1 (0.88%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.89%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (3.51%) ISEB
3 4 (3.51%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.88%) HP ASE
5 1 (0.88%) MCITP
5 1 (0.88%) MCSE
5 1 (0.88%) CCIE
5 1 (0.88%) CCNP
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.88%) OCA
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.88%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.88%) ISO 8583
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (0.88%) GMP
System Software
1 9 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.39%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.63%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 3 (2.63%) XenApp
4 3 (2.63%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.75%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.75%) vSphere
6 1 (0.88%) vCloud
6 1 (0.88%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (4.39%) Tivoli
2 4 (3.51%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (2.63%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (2.63%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (2.63%) OpenView
4 2 (1.75%) HP SIM
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.75%) Novell Identity Manager
4 2 (1.75%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.88%) SCOM
5 1 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.88%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.88%) Puppet
5 1 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 23 (20.18%) SAP
2 15 (13.16%) Oracle
3 11 (9.65%) Citrix
4 10 (8.77%) HP
4 10 (8.77%) Cisco
5 9 (7.89%) Microsoft
5 9 (7.89%) VMware
6 5 (4.39%) Brocade
6 5 (4.39%) Cyber-Ark
7 4 (3.51%) IBM
7 4 (3.51%) Sun
7 4 (3.51%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.51%) NetApp
7 4 (3.51%) Veeam
8 3 (2.63%) Novell
8 3 (2.63%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.63%) CA
9 2 (1.75%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.75%) EMC
9 2 (1.75%) Juniper
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
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