The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the North Wales 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 27 August 2015 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 4 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Wales 5.88% - 12.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.69% - 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £22.50 £26.88
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -16.27%
Consultant
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 North Wales 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
North Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
13 9 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Wales 76.47% 100.00% 87.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 10
Average daily rate £313 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £300 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £300 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in North Wales

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in North Wales

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in North Wales

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in North Wales

Consultant
Top 28 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North Wales 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 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
1 1 (33.33%) Capita
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) Data Conversion
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) OPENHousing

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North Wales 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) OPENHousing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Conversion
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Capita