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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 18 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 56 46 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.11% 6.92% 6.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.91% 7.42% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 26 22
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£453 £425 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.47% +2.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £488 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £425 £423
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+79.31% +5.45%
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
708 620 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 89.85% 93.23% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 321 295
Average daily rate £377 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 53 37
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £29.75 £113.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 0 10 £450 +5.88%
Watford +4 8 £316 -20.93% 1
Hemel Hempstead +5 7 £453 +16.77% 2
St Albans -3 2 £475 +5.55% 2
Royston -2 1 £475 +5.55% 1
Stevenage -8 1 - - 1
Ware - 1 £425 -
Hertford - 1 £363 - 1
Consultant
East of England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (17.24%) SAP
2 19 (16.38%) Oracle
2 19 (16.38%) Windows
3 15 (12.93%) Cisco
4 13 (11.21%) Firewall
5 12 (10.34%) Linux
5 12 (10.34%) Finance
5 12 (10.34%) Security Cleared
6 11 (9.48%) Data Centre
7 10 (8.62%) Active Directory
7 10 (8.62%) HP
8 9 (7.76%) SC Cleared
9 8 (6.90%) VMware
9 8 (6.90%) Citrix
9 8 (6.90%) Internet
9 8 (6.90%) Cyber-Ark
10 7 (6.03%) SAP EWM
10 7 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (6.03%) UNIX
10 7 (6.03%) Java
10 7 (6.03%) Migration
10 7 (6.03%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (5.17%) SSH
11 6 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (5.17%) SQL
11 6 (5.17%) ITIL
11 6 (5.17%) Microsoft
11 6 (5.17%) Toad
11 6 (5.17%) Tivoli
11 6 (5.17%) Project Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (4.31%) Lync
2 4 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.59%) JBoss
4 1 (0.86%) Apache
4 1 (0.86%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (0.86%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.86%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (0.86%) Liferay
4 1 (0.86%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.03%) SAP EWM
2 4 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.59%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (2.59%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (2.59%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (2.59%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (2.59%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 3 (2.59%) Agresso
3 3 (2.59%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (2.59%) SAP BPC
4 2 (1.72%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.72%) SAP PS
4 2 (1.72%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.86%) SAP MRS
5 1 (0.86%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.86%) BASE24
5 1 (0.86%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.86%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.72%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.86%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.86%) PaaS
2 1 (0.86%) Office 365
2 1 (0.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.21%) Firewall
2 8 (6.90%) Internet
3 6 (5.17%) SSH
3 6 (5.17%) Telnet
3 6 (5.17%) PuTTY
4 5 (4.31%) SAN
4 5 (4.31%) LDAP
5 3 (2.59%) WAN
5 3 (2.59%) DNS
6 2 (1.72%) MPLS
6 2 (1.72%) LAN
6 2 (1.72%) PBX
6 2 (1.72%) Network Security
6 2 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.72%) NAS
7 1 (0.86%) FCoE
7 1 (0.86%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.86%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.86%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.45%) MySQL
2 3 (2.59%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.72%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.72%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.86%) OLAP
4 1 (0.86%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.86%) Cognos Query Studio
4 1 (0.86%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (0.86%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (0.86%) DataStage
4 1 (0.86%) QualityStage
4 1 (0.86%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Toad
2 3 (2.59%) JUnit
2 3 (2.59%) Maven
3 1 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.86%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.86%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.86%) MSI
3 1 (0.86%) Subversion
General
1 12 (10.34%) Finance
2 5 (4.31%) Retail
2 5 (4.31%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.59%) Billing
5 2 (1.72%) Marketing
5 2 (1.72%) Banking
6 1 (0.86%) French Language
6 1 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.86%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.45%) .NET
1 4 (3.45%) Web Services
1 4 (3.45%) REST
2 3 (2.59%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.59%) Spring
2 3 (2.59%) Hibernate
2 3 (2.59%) J2EE
2 3 (2.59%) SOAP
3 2 (1.72%) COM
4 1 (0.86%) HTML
4 1 (0.86%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.86%) XML
4 1 (0.86%) MDX
4 1 (0.86%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.86%) jQuery
4 1 (0.86%) SAP CO-PA
4 1 (0.86%) HTML5
4 1 (0.86%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.48%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.45%) Clustering
4 3 (2.59%) Replication
4 3 (2.59%) FMCG
5 1 (0.86%) iPhone
5 1 (0.86%) Social Media
5 1 (0.86%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.86%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.86%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.86%) PKI
5 1 (0.86%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.38%) Windows
2 12 (10.34%) Linux
3 7 (6.03%) UNIX
4 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.59%) Solaris
6 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.86%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.86%) Android
7 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.86%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.03%) Migration
1 7 (6.03%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (5.17%) Project Management
2 6 (5.17%) ITIL
2 6 (5.17%) Identity Management
3 5 (4.31%) Change Management
3 5 (4.31%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (4.31%) ETL
3 5 (4.31%) ERP
3 5 (4.31%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (3.45%) Load Balancing
4 4 (3.45%) Analytics
5 3 (2.59%) Loose Coupling
5 3 (2.59%) Cash Management
5 3 (2.59%) SIEM
5 3 (2.59%) Information Management
5 3 (2.59%) Logistics
5 3 (2.59%) EAI
5 3 (2.59%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.03%) Java
2 6 (5.17%) SQL
3 2 (1.72%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.86%) Perl
4 1 (0.86%) C
4 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.86%) ABAP
4 1 (0.86%) Python
4 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.86%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.76%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.72%) HP ASE
4 2 (1.72%) CCNP
5 1 (0.86%) ISEB
5 1 (0.86%) MCSE
5 1 (0.86%) CCIE
5 1 (0.86%) VCAP
5 1 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.86%) OCA
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.86%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.86%) JNCIS
5 1 (0.86%) MCITP
5 1 (0.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) GCP
1 1 (0.86%) GMP
1 1 (0.86%) GLP
1 1 (0.86%) SLA
1 1 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (0.86%) ISO 8583
1 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (3.45%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 4 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (3.45%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.59%) XenApp
5 2 (1.72%) vSphere
5 2 (1.72%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.72%) vCloud
6 1 (0.86%) UAG
6 1 (0.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (5.17%) Tivoli
2 4 (3.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 4 (3.45%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (2.59%) Novell Identity Manager
3 3 (2.59%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.59%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (1.72%) Puppet
4 2 (1.72%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.86%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.86%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.86%) SCCM
5 1 (0.86%) SCOM
5 1 (0.86%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.86%) OpenView
5 1 (0.86%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 20 (17.24%) SAP
2 19 (16.38%) Oracle
3 15 (12.93%) Cisco
4 10 (8.62%) HP
5 8 (6.90%) Citrix
5 8 (6.90%) VMware
5 8 (6.90%) Cyber-Ark
6 6 (5.17%) Microsoft
7 5 (4.31%) Sun
7 5 (4.31%) IBM
7 5 (4.31%) NetApp
7 5 (4.31%) Brocade
8 4 (3.45%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.45%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.45%) Novell
8 4 (3.45%) CA
8 4 (3.45%) Juniper
9 3 (2.59%) Cognos
9 3 (2.59%) TIBCO
9 3 (2.59%) Symantec
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