The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Shropshire region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 26 41 19
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 19 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 5.79% 0.78% 5.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.33% 0.83% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 7
Median daily rate £450 £488 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £488 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £488 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £42.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +52.72%
Consultant
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Shropshire 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
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
300 240 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 91.46% 94.12% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 71 70
Median daily rate £395 £368 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.48% +33.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Median hourly rate £21.47 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.14% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +6 17 £450 -7.69%
Consultant
West Midlands

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 Shropshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) DevOps
3 6 (17.65%) Kibana
3 6 (17.65%) logstash
3 6 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (17.65%) Linux
3 6 (17.65%) Finance
3 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 6 (17.65%) ELK Stack
4 5 (14.71%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (14.71%) Oracle
4 5 (14.71%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (14.71%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (11.76%) Cash Management
5 4 (11.76%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
5 4 (11.76%) Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (11.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (11.76%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (11.76%) ERP
5 4 (11.76%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (11.76%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (11.76%) Java
5 4 (11.76%) PL/SQL
5 4 (11.76%) SQL
5 4 (11.76%) DNS
5 4 (11.76%) Workflow

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (5.88%) TPMS
4 1 (2.94%) Documentum
4 1 (2.94%) NetWeaver
4 1 (2.94%) SAS
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (5.88%) SAP HR
4 1 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (2.94%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) Office 365
3 1 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) DNS
2 3 (8.82%) Network Security
3 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) Firewall
4 1 (2.94%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.94%) LAN
4 1 (2.94%) LDAP
4 1 (2.94%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.94%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle APEX
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Advertising
2 2 (5.88%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) ELK Stack
2 2 (5.88%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.94%) SAPUI5
3 1 (2.94%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Digital Media
1 2 (5.88%) New Media
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Grid Computing
2 1 (2.94%) PKI
2 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Linux
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.88%) Windows 10
4 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) DevOps
2 4 (11.76%) Cash Management
2 4 (11.76%) ERP
2 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
2 4 (11.76%) Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (11.76%) Workflow
3 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.88%) Coaching
4 2 (5.88%) CRM
4 2 (5.88%) Project Management
4 2 (5.88%) Web Development
5 1 (2.94%) Build Automation
5 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.94%) Presales
5 1 (2.94%) Scrum
5 1 (2.94%) SDLC
5 1 (2.94%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.94%) Time Management
5 1 (2.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) Java
1 4 (11.76%) PL/SQL
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) C
3 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (2.94%) ABAP
4 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.94%) MCP
2 1 (2.94%) MCTS
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Kibana
1 6 (17.65%) logstash
2 2 (5.88%) SCCM
3 1 (2.94%) Opsview
3 1 (2.94%) Puppet
3 1 (2.94%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle
3 3 (8.82%) SAP
3 3 (8.82%) Splunk
4 2 (5.88%) HP
4 2 (5.88%) Mercator
5 1 (2.94%) Aruba
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco
5 1 (2.94%) Pega
5 1 (2.94%) VMware