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 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 22 44 21
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 7 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 4.38% 2.60% 7.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.49% 2.70% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 7
Median daily rate £460 £500 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £355 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £520 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £431
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -0.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £56.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-16.44% +127.27%

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
156 371 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 97.50% 96.36% 96.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 115 73
Median daily rate £450 £460 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £325 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Median hourly rate £34.38 - £13.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +21 5 £505 +1.00% 2
Consultant
West Midlands

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Shropshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (22.22%) Linux
1 6 (22.22%) DevOps
2 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) DNS
3 4 (14.81%) Firewall
3 4 (14.81%) Java
3 4 (14.81%) Kibana
3 4 (14.81%) logstash
3 4 (14.81%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (14.81%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.11%) Aruba
4 3 (11.11%) ERP
4 3 (11.11%) Wireless
4 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.11%) Fortinet
5 2 (7.41%) Web Development
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (7.41%) Scrum
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (7.41%) Workflow
5 2 (7.41%) Finance
5 2 (7.41%) Advertising

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 4 (14.81%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (3.70%) Documentum
3 1 (3.70%) NetWeaver
3 1 (3.70%) SAS
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.70%) TPMS
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 2 (7.41%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.41%) Office 365
3 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) DNS
1 4 (14.81%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) Wireless
3 2 (7.41%) Network Security
4 1 (3.70%) Kerberos
4 1 (3.70%) LDAP
4 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.70%) VSAN
4 1 (3.70%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.41%) Advertising
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (7.41%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.70%) SAPUI5
3 1 (3.70%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) New Media
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.70%) Grid Computing
2 1 (3.70%) PKI
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) DevOps
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.11%) ERP
3 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.41%) Cash Management
4 2 (7.41%) Coaching
4 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Personalization
4 2 (7.41%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (7.41%) Scrum
4 2 (7.41%) Web Development
4 2 (7.41%) Workflow
5 1 (3.70%) Case Management
5 1 (3.70%) Cognitive Psychology
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (3.70%) Guerrilla Research
5 1 (3.70%) Market Research
5 1 (3.70%) Service Design
5 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) C
2 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) ABAP
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) PHP
3 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) MCP
2 1 (3.70%) MCTS
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Kibana
1 4 (14.81%) logstash
2 1 (3.70%) Opsview
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Aruba
1 3 (11.11%) Fortinet
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) Mercator
3 1 (3.70%) Pega
3 1 (3.70%) Splunk
3 1 (3.70%) VMware