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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 64 25 15
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 2 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.53% 1.81% 7.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 1.88% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Median daily rate £430 £431 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £406 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £456 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £38.25 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -11.56%
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
364 160 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 97.33% 96.39% 88.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 82 61
Median daily rate £449 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £25.12 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -37 1 £260 - 4
Consultant
West Midlands

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 4 (33.33%) Skype
3 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) Converged Networks
4 1 (8.33%) HPUX
4 1 (8.33%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) CIPD
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (8.33%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) NAS
4 1 (8.33%) Brand Management
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (8.33%) Social Media
4 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (8.33%) Office 365
4 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) SAN

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 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Skype
2 1 (8.33%) Converged Networks
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) NAS
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (8.33%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (8.33%) Freedom of Information Act
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Brand Management
1 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
1 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (8.33%) Migration
1 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CIPD
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) 3PAR