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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 23 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 12 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.43% 6.43% 3.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.83% 6.90% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 4
Average daily rate £385 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £318 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £590 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
Job Titles Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
206 319 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 93.21% 93.27% 91.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 141 149
Average daily rate £360 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £205 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 26
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.03 £11.79 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £90.00 £17.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Dartford - 2 £413 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £375 - 1
Folkestone - - - -
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (20.00%) SAP
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) SAP CRM
2 3 (15.00%) Network Planning
2 3 (15.00%) Logistics
2 3 (15.00%) LSMW
2 3 (15.00%) Manugistics
2 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (15.00%) SAP APO
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) CRM
2 3 (15.00%) ERP
2 3 (15.00%) SAP ERP
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.00%) SAP SCM
2 3 (15.00%) Procure-to-pay
3 2 (10.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Selenium
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.00%) HTTP
3 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (10.00%) Windows SharePoint Services

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) SAP APO
1 3 (15.00%) SAP CRM
1 3 (15.00%) SAP SCM
1 3 (15.00%) SAP ERP
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) LSMW
2 2 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) ERP
1 3 (15.00%) CRM
1 3 (15.00%) Network Planning
1 3 (15.00%) Logistics
1 3 (15.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 2 (10.00%) Investment Management
2 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Service Management
3 1 (5.00%) Process Management
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Release Management
3 1 (5.00%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) XenServer
2 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Foglight
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) SAP
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco
2 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (15.00%) Manugistics
3 1 (5.00%) Epicor
3 1 (5.00%) NetApp
3 1 (5.00%) Mercator
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) AppSense
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
Kent
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