The first table below looks at the demand for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the St Albans region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank - 6 -
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans - 9.68% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 9.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £360 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
Job Titles Category
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
30 31 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 17
Average daily rate £425 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £430 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Consultant
Hertfordshire

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the St Albans region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

Consultant
Top 13 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the St Albans region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the St Albans region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft