The first table below looks at the demand for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Kent region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 31 22 28
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 11 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.18% 6.16% 3.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.33% 6.54% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 4
Average daily rate
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£475 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £421 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -15.38%
Job Titles Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
254 260 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 96.58% 94.20% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 139 121
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £150 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 26 25
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £10.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +55.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £32.00 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the Kent region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Maidstone +5 2 - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Folkestone - - - - 1
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) SAP
2 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 5 (22.73%) Windows
3 5 (22.73%) Finance
4 3 (13.64%) SAP SD
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
4 3 (13.64%) Investment Management
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.64%) MS Office
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (9.09%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 2 (9.09%) Selenium
5 2 (9.09%) jQuery
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Ajax
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (9.09%) Degree
5 2 (9.09%) HTTP
5 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.09%) ETL

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) SAP SD
2 1 (4.55%) SAP QM
2 1 (4.55%) SAP WM
2 1 (4.55%) SAP EHS
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) Intranet
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) LSMW
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (9.09%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 2 (9.09%) jQuery
1 2 (9.09%) Ajax
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
1 2 (9.09%) XSLT
1 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 2 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Investment Management
2 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
2 2 (9.09%) ETL
2 2 (9.09%) MVC
2 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.55%) Information Security
3 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
3 1 (4.55%) Migration
3 1 (4.55%) Service Management
3 1 (4.55%) Quality Management
3 1 (4.55%) Process Management
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.55%) SOA
3 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
3 1 (4.55%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
3 2 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) ABAP
4 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) CISM
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.55%) GxP
1 1 (4.55%) QA
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) SCOM
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) SAP
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco
2 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.55%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Epicor
3 1 (4.55%) Red Gate
3 1 (4.55%) Nintex
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