The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Kent region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 34 37 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 5 3 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.10% 1.26% 13.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 1.34% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 9
Median daily rate £375 £350 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -26.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £42.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +52.72%
Consultant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
224 224 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 94.12% 93.72% 91.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 156 120
Median daily rate £350 £335 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 29 20
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.61 £11.46 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Kent region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Kent region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Malling - 3 - -
Consultant
South East

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (42.86%) Project Management
1 6 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (35.71%) COBIT
2 5 (35.71%) OWASP
2 5 (35.71%) Information Security
2 5 (35.71%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) CISSP
2 5 (35.71%) CISA
2 5 (35.71%) CISM
2 5 (35.71%) Security+ Certification
2 5 (35.71%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (35.71%) SDLC
2 5 (35.71%) CompTIA Security+
2 5 (35.71%) IT Audit
3 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) .NET
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
4 2 (14.29%) QA
4 2 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) User Stories
4 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
5 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) IFS
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.14%) NetScaler

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SAP BW
1 1 (7.14%) SAP HANA
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Project Management
2 5 (35.71%) Information Security
2 5 (35.71%) IT Audit
2 5 (35.71%) OWASP
2 5 (35.71%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (35.71%) SDLC
2 5 (35.71%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) User Stories
5 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CISA
1 5 (35.71%) CISM
1 5 (35.71%) CISSP
1 5 (35.71%) CompTIA Security+
1 5 (35.71%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (35.71%) COBIT
3 2 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (7.14%) ISO 14001
4 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Dell
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) IFS
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) VMware