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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank - 3 -
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington - 11.76% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 11.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.00 £24.75 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+93.93% -5.71%
Consultant
London

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
11 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 68.75% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 5
Average daily rate £275 £475 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.10% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £625 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £41.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Paddington

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) F5

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Paddington by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle