The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the M4 Corridor region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 8 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 4.55% 10.00% 16.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.55% 16.67% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £41.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.51% +83.33%
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 M4 Corridor 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
M4 Corridor
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 100.00% 60.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Median daily rate £600 £330 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -34.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

The demand trend of IT contracts across the M4 Corridor region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the M4 Corridor region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

Consultant Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 M4 Corridor region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) VMware