The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Consultant
Rank 52 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.52% 0.47% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -66.66%
IT 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
532 615 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.36% 96.85% 95.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 325 316
Average daily rate £385 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 44 44
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.86 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

IT Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

IT Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IT Consultant across the Hertfordshire region.

IT Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

IT Consultant
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Life Science
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA