The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough 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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 21 25 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 2 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.80% 3.25% 6.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 3.33% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Average daily rate
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£380 £450 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +21.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £414 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.13% -2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £26.88
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +11.62%
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 Peterborough 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
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102 120 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 91.89% 97.56% 96.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 51 46
Average daily rate £325 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 25 16
Average hourly rate £12.00 £22.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +62.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) OLAP
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Advertising
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (28.57%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) ETL Development
2 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) MDX
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) SAP FI-AP
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Agresso
1 1 (14.29%) SAP FI
1 1 (14.29%) SAP FI-AP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (28.57%) OLAP Cube
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) OLAP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) MDX
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
1 1 (14.29%) ETL
1 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Validation
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
1 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
1 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
1 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (14.29%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com