The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Paddington 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 6 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 9.09% 7.89% 14.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.00% 8.11% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £460 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £19.17 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -50.84%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Paddington 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
Paddington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20 37 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 90.91% 97.37% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 10
Average daily rate £400 £550 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Paddington

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Paddington

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Paddington

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Paddington

Consultant
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Paddington

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Paddington 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 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) SOASTA, Inc
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) WebTrends
2 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Migration

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Paddington by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Paddington 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) WebTrends
1 1 (50.00%) Google Analytics
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) SOASTA, Inc