The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Consultant
Rank 62 61 75
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.29% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.33% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£463 £350 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £537 £425 £460
% change year-on-year
+26.23% -7.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £19.17 -
% change year-on-year
+160.82% -
Senior 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
652 604 857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.22% 95.12% 92.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 312 428
Average daily rate £380 £364 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.46% -3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £519 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 41 60
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -1.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Senior Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Senior Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Senior Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Senior Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Senior 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 Senior Consultant within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Hertford - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Senior Consultant
East of England

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title.

1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
1 3 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 3 (33.33%) Use Case
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (22.22%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (22.22%) MDX
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) OLAP
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) CCIE
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) SAPscript
3 1 (11.11%) SAP SD
3 1 (11.11%) HTTP
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) OLAP
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) NUnit
1 1 (11.11%) MSTest
General
1 3 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Automotive
2 1 (11.11%) Local Government
2 1 (11.11%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) MDX
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) RESTful
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) Task Parallel Library
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
1 3 (33.33%) Use Case
2 2 (22.22%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Business Development
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) CQRS
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) SAPscript
2 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCIE
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) F5