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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 15 4 11
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 6.67% 16.67% 3.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.50% 16.67% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £425 £423
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+79.31% +5.45%
Consultant
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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
40 12 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 88.89% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 5 9
Average daily rate £500 £260 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% -42.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) Time Management
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) ITSM
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) CMDB
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) DB2
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) BMC
2 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (40.00%) Remedy
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) SSH
3 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Paddington by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
1 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) CMDB
2 1 (20.00%) DataPower
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Time Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITSM
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) BMC
1 2 (40.00%) Remedy
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) IBM