The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the St Albans region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank - 8 4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans - 8.00% 31.58%
As % of the Job Titles category - 8.33% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +35.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.16 £47.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+9.80% +52.00%
Consultant
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the St Albans 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
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
26 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 96.30% 96.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 7
Median daily rate £350 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £29.50 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.71% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 St Albans region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (40.00%) SOA
1 2 (40.00%) WSDL
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) XSD
1 2 (40.00%) XSLT
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) BPEL
1 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (40.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans 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 (40.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (20.00%) NAS
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) WSDL
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) XSD
1 2 (40.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) CMDB
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) BPEL
1 2 (40.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) CommVault
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) VMware