The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Peterborough region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
Rank 16 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 3 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 3.45% 3.41% 6.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.49% 3.61% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
Median daily rate £388 £209 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.62% -52.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £433 £430
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £16.50 - £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £60.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +140.00%

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
86 83 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 98.85% 94.32% 97.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 41 93
Median daily rate £325 £338 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -8.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £100 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 20
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +37.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Peterborough region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Peterborough region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Retail
2 1 (12.50%) SAP ALE
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Flex
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) Sage 50
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Shopify
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (12.50%) Pacemaker
2 1 (12.50%) Linux-HA
2 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
2 1 (12.50%) Presales

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Sage 50
1 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
1 1 (12.50%) SAP MM
1 1 (12.50%) SAP POS DM
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Shopify
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Flex
2 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) SAP ALE
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) Presales
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Linux-HA
1 1 (12.50%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix
1 1 (12.50%) Juniper
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
1 1 (12.50%) SAP