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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
South East / Kent
Rank 32 29 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 7 7 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.76% 3.30% 12.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.90% 3.50% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 11
Median daily rate £438 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £350 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.10 £46.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-25.88% +85.85%

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
241 200 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 94.88% 94.34% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 146 136
Median daily rate £375 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 20
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £10.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +54.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.61 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £38.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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
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 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Kent region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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 0 3 - -
Consultant
South East

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 2 (25.00%) QA
3 2 (25.00%) User Stories
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (25.00%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Advertising
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) CISA
4 1 (12.50%) CISM
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) CISSP
4 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (12.50%) OWASP
4 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (12.50%) COBIT
4 1 (12.50%) Billing

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 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 2 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) IT Audit
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) OWASP
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CISA
1 1 (12.50%) CISM
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
1 1 (12.50%) CompTIA Security+
1 1 (12.50%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) COBIT
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) IFS
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