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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
Wales / South Wales
Rank 33 56 30
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 17 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.59% 1.15% 4.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.74% 1.20% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 20
Median daily rate £450 £400 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £400 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £46.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+14.13% +85.85%

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
454 498 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 95.98% 95.77% 98.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 360 351
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 24 30
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 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
Cardiff +20 7 £425 +6.25% 3
Newport - 4 £725 - 2
Consultant
Wales

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 South Wales region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 22 (36.07%) Oracle
1 22 (36.07%) Linux
2 19 (31.15%) Informatica
2 19 (31.15%) Teradata
3 18 (29.51%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (24.59%) PowerExchange
4 15 (24.59%) Change Data Capture
5 13 (21.31%) Windows
6 12 (19.67%) ETL
6 12 (19.67%) Oracle Database
6 12 (19.67%) Oracle RAC
7 11 (18.03%) Security Cleared
7 11 (18.03%) SQL
7 11 (18.03%) PowerCenter
8 10 (16.39%) Data Analysis
8 10 (16.39%) SAP
8 10 (16.39%) Database Tuning
8 10 (16.39%) ETL Development
9 9 (14.75%) SC Cleared
10 8 (13.11%) Data Mapping
10 8 (13.11%) Data Quality
10 8 (13.11%) CISSP
10 8 (13.11%) Finance
11 7 (11.48%) Ethical Hacking
11 7 (11.48%) CEH
11 7 (11.48%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (11.48%) Java
11 7 (11.48%) Secure Coding
11 7 (11.48%) Security Testing
11 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration

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 (24.59%) PowerExchange
2 1 (1.64%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.64%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.64%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) SAP HR
1 2 (3.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.64%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.64%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.64%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.64%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.64%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.64%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.64%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.64%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (1.64%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) Firewall
2 3 (4.92%) LAN
3 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (29.51%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (19.67%) Oracle Database
3 11 (18.03%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.64%) DB2
4 1 (1.64%) GIS
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.64%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.64%) LSMW
1 1 (1.64%) Selenium
1 1 (1.64%) WinRunner
General
1 8 (13.11%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.28%) Billing
4 2 (3.28%) Electronics
4 2 (3.28%) Marketing
5 1 (1.64%) Advertising
5 1 (1.64%) Back Office
5 1 (1.64%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) HTML
2 4 (6.56%) HTML5
2 4 (6.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.64%) CSS
3 1 (1.64%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.64%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) iSeries
2 5 (8.20%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.64%) Clustering
4 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.64%) LPAR
4 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.64%) Statistics
4 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (36.07%) Linux
2 13 (21.31%) Windows
3 3 (4.92%) Unix
4 2 (3.28%) Solaris
5 1 (1.64%) AIX
5 1 (1.64%) CentOS
5 1 (1.64%) Debian
5 1 (1.64%) HPUX
5 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.64%) SUSE
5 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.59%) Change Data Capture
2 12 (19.67%) ETL
3 10 (16.39%) Data Analysis
3 10 (16.39%) Database Tuning
3 10 (16.39%) ETL Development
4 8 (13.11%) Data Mapping
5 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (11.48%) Ethical Hacking
5 7 (11.48%) OWASP
5 7 (11.48%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (11.48%) Secure Coding
5 7 (11.48%) Security Testing
6 6 (9.84%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (9.84%) CRM
6 6 (9.84%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (8.20%) Fuzz Testing
7 5 (8.20%) Security Architecture
7 5 (8.20%) Social Engineering
7 5 (8.20%) Static Code Analysis
7 5 (8.20%) Static Program Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.03%) SQL
2 7 (11.48%) Java
3 5 (8.20%) Python
4 1 (1.64%) ABAP
4 1 (1.64%) C
4 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.64%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Security Cleared
2 9 (14.75%) SC Cleared
3 8 (13.11%) CISSP
4 7 (11.48%) CEH
5 5 (8.20%) CREST Certified
6 4 (6.56%) Degree
7 3 (4.92%) CCNP
7 3 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.64%) CISM
8 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.64%) GIAC
8 1 (1.64%) ISEB
8 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (1.64%) Postgraduate
8 1 (1.64%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (4.92%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (19.67%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.64%) Ansible
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (36.07%) Oracle
2 19 (31.15%) Informatica
2 19 (31.15%) Teradata
3 10 (16.39%) SAP
4 6 (9.84%) VMware
5 5 (8.20%) Cisco
6 4 (6.56%) hybris
7 3 (4.92%) Fortinet
7 3 (4.92%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.64%) Citrix
8 1 (1.64%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.64%) HP
8 1 (1.64%) NetApp
8 1 (1.64%) Progress
8 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.64%) Sage
8 1 (1.64%) Sun
8 1 (1.64%) webMethods
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