The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Newport 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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 21 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 5.04% 2.63% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.77% 2.82% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -18.36%
Consultant
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Newport 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
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104 71 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 87.39% 93.42% 90.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 42 61
Average daily rate £369 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £65.00 £13.50 £9.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+381.48% +44.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

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Daily Rate Trend in Newport

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Newport

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Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) Scala
1 5 (45.45%) Akka
1 5 (45.45%) Play Framework
2 4 (36.36%) WAAS
2 4 (36.36%) F5
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (36.36%) Juniper
2 4 (36.36%) Riverbed
2 4 (36.36%) Brocade
2 4 (36.36%) LAN
2 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) CCIE
3 2 (18.18%) CCNP
3 2 (18.18%) CCDP
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (18.18%) MS Access
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) ATM
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless
3 2 (18.18%) Frame Relay
3 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 2 (18.18%) WPA2
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) WEP
3 2 (18.18%) WPA
3 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) WAAS
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (36.36%) LAN
1 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) ATM
2 2 (18.18%) Wireless
2 2 (18.18%) Frame Relay
2 2 (18.18%) WPA2
2 2 (18.18%) WEP
2 2 (18.18%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MS Access
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Akka
1 5 (45.45%) Play Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) CRM
1 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCIE
1 2 (18.18%) CCNP
1 2 (18.18%) CCDP
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) F5
1 4 (36.36%) Juniper
1 4 (36.36%) Riverbed
1 4 (36.36%) Brocade
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Aruba