The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Wales region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 23 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 44 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.89% 3.78% 2.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.12% 3.92% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 9
Median daily rate £500 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.45% +7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £42.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +52.72%
Consultant
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales 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
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
618 586 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 96.71% 96.22% 96.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 450 387
Median daily rate £400 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £263 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 34
Median hourly rate £15.77 £16.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.43% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.50 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 2 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
Cardiff +20 21 £500 +26.98% 1
Newport +10 11 £513 +40.41%
Bridgend - 5 £400 - 1
Consultant
Wales

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 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 South Wales region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 21 (31.34%) Oracle
2 20 (29.85%) Linux
3 19 (28.36%) Informatica
3 19 (28.36%) Teradata
4 18 (26.87%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (22.39%) PowerExchange
5 15 (22.39%) Security Cleared
5 15 (22.39%) Change Data Capture
6 13 (19.40%) SC Cleared
6 13 (19.40%) ETL
7 12 (17.91%) Windows
7 12 (17.91%) SAP
7 12 (17.91%) Oracle RAC
7 12 (17.91%) Oracle Database
8 11 (16.42%) PowerCenter
9 10 (14.93%) SQL
9 10 (14.93%) Data Analysis
9 10 (14.93%) ETL Development
9 10 (14.93%) Database Tuning
10 9 (13.43%) Finance
11 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (11.94%) Data Mapping
11 8 (11.94%) Data Quality
12 7 (10.45%) Secure Coding
12 7 (10.45%) OWASP
12 7 (10.45%) iSeries
12 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (10.45%) Ethical Hacking
12 7 (10.45%) CEH
12 7 (10.45%) Penetration Testing

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 15 (22.39%) PowerExchange
2 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.49%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.49%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.49%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) SAP CO
1 3 (4.48%) SAP FI
1 3 (4.48%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (4.48%) SAP HCM
2 2 (2.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.49%) Sage 200
3 1 (1.49%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.49%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (1.49%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) Firewall
2 3 (4.48%) LAN
3 2 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.99%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (2.99%) SAN
3 2 (2.99%) VPN
3 2 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.49%) DHCP
4 1 (1.49%) DNS
4 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.87%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (17.91%) Oracle Database
3 11 (16.42%) PowerCenter
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.49%) DB2
5 1 (1.49%) Power BI
5 1 (1.49%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Cucumber
1 3 (4.48%) HP UFT
1 3 (4.48%) Selenium
1 3 (4.48%) WinRunner
2 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.49%) LSMW
General
1 9 (13.43%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.99%) Electronics
4 2 (2.99%) Marketing
5 1 (1.49%) Back Office
5 1 (1.49%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) HTML
2 4 (5.97%) HTML5
2 4 (5.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (4.48%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.49%) .NET
4 1 (1.49%) CSS
4 1 (1.49%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) iSeries
2 5 (7.46%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) Clustering
3 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.49%) LPAR
4 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.49%) Statistics
4 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.85%) Linux
2 12 (17.91%) Windows
3 3 (4.48%) Unix
4 2 (2.99%) Solaris
5 1 (1.49%) AIX
5 1 (1.49%) CentOS
5 1 (1.49%) Debian
5 1 (1.49%) HPUX
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.49%) SUSE
5 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.39%) Change Data Capture
2 13 (19.40%) ETL
3 10 (14.93%) Data Analysis
3 10 (14.93%) Database Tuning
3 10 (14.93%) ETL Development
4 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (11.94%) Data Mapping
5 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (10.45%) Ethical Hacking
5 7 (10.45%) Migration
5 7 (10.45%) OWASP
5 7 (10.45%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (10.45%) Secure Coding
6 6 (8.96%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (8.96%) Security Testing
7 5 (7.46%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (7.46%) Security Architecture
7 5 (7.46%) Social Engineering
7 5 (7.46%) Static Code Analysis
7 5 (7.46%) Static Program Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.93%) SQL
2 7 (10.45%) Java
3 5 (7.46%) Python
4 1 (1.49%) ABAP
4 1 (1.49%) C
4 1 (1.49%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (22.39%) Security Cleared
2 13 (19.40%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.45%) CEH
3 7 (10.45%) CISSP
4 5 (7.46%) CCNP
4 5 (7.46%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (7.46%) CREST Certified
5 3 (4.48%) ISEB
5 3 (4.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.99%) Degree
7 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.49%) CCA
7 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.49%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.48%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (17.91%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Ansible
1 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (31.34%) Oracle
2 19 (28.36%) Informatica
2 19 (28.36%) Teradata
3 12 (17.91%) SAP
4 5 (7.46%) Cisco
4 5 (7.46%) Fortinet
4 5 (7.46%) VMware
5 4 (5.97%) hybris
5 4 (5.97%) Intel Security
6 2 (2.99%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.99%) F5
6 2 (2.99%) HP
6 2 (2.99%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.49%) arcserve
7 1 (1.49%) Citrix
7 1 (1.49%) Dell
7 1 (1.49%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.49%) NetApp
7 1 (1.49%) Trend Micro
7 1 (1.49%) webMethods
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