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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 24 46 36
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 28 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.47% 3.87% 4.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.53% 3.99% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 12
Median daily rate £350 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £316 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £478 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £47.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.15% +111.11%
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
506 652 561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 98.83% 97.02% 97.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 484 415
Median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 28 16
Median hourly rate £12.35 £13.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.51% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.58 £9.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.56 £20.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +22 15 £350 -7.28%
Neath Port Talbot - 3 - -
Bridgend - 2 £400 - 1
Consultant
Wales

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.95%) HTML
2 9 (21.95%) SAP
3 7 (17.07%) Migration
4 6 (14.63%) VPN
4 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (12.20%) CSS
5 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (12.20%) Finance
5 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
5 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
6 4 (9.76%) SaaS
6 4 (9.76%) HTML5
6 4 (9.76%) hybris
6 4 (9.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (9.76%) Release Management
6 4 (9.76%) Integration Testing
6 4 (9.76%) Scrum
6 4 (9.76%) Web Design
6 4 (9.76%) ITSM
6 4 (9.76%) Workflow
6 4 (9.76%) Project Management
6 4 (9.76%) Web Services
6 4 (9.76%) XML
6 4 (9.76%) ITIL
6 4 (9.76%) CRM
6 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
6 4 (9.76%) LDAP

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 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) SAP HCM
2 2 (4.88%) SAP CO
2 2 (4.88%) SAP FI
2 2 (4.88%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.44%) SAP HR
3 1 (2.44%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (2.44%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) SaaS
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.44%) Route 53
2 1 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) VPN
2 4 (9.76%) LDAP
2 4 (9.76%) SSL
3 3 (7.32%) SAN
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (4.88%) DHCP
4 2 (4.88%) DNS
4 2 (4.88%) Firewall
4 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.44%) MySQL
4 1 (2.44%) Power BI
4 1 (2.44%) SAP BI
4 1 (2.44%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Cucumber
1 3 (7.32%) HP UFT
1 3 (7.32%) Selenium
1 3 (7.32%) WinRunner
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) German Language
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) HTML
2 5 (12.20%) CSS
3 4 (9.76%) HTML5
3 4 (9.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (9.76%) Web Services
3 4 (9.76%) XML
4 3 (7.32%) Gherkin
5 2 (4.88%) .NET
6 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.44%) ArcObjects
6 1 (2.44%) Kafka
6 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Clustering
2 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.07%) Migration
3 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (9.76%) CRM
4 4 (9.76%) Integration Testing
4 4 (9.76%) ITIL
4 4 (9.76%) ITSM
4 4 (9.76%) Open Source
4 4 (9.76%) Project Management
4 4 (9.76%) Release Management
4 4 (9.76%) Scrum
4 4 (9.76%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (9.76%) Web Design
4 4 (9.76%) Workflow
5 3 (7.32%) DevOps
5 3 (7.32%) Software Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.88%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.44%) C
3 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
1 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) ISEB
2 3 (7.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.88%) CCNP
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.44%) CCA
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Backup Exec
1 2 (4.88%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.44%) Ansible
2 1 (2.44%) Fluentd
2 1 (2.44%) Marathon
2 1 (2.44%) Mesos
2 1 (2.44%) Piwik
2 1 (2.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) SAP
2 4 (9.76%) hybris
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) ServiceNow
3 3 (7.32%) IBM
3 3 (7.32%) VMware
4 2 (4.88%) arcserve
4 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco
4 2 (4.88%) Dell
4 2 (4.88%) F5
4 2 (4.88%) Fortinet
4 2 (4.88%) HP
4 2 (4.88%) Intel Security
4 2 (4.88%) Palo Alto
4 2 (4.88%) Symantec
4 2 (4.88%) Trend Micro
5 1 (2.44%) ArcSight
5 1 (2.44%) webMethods