The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 15 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 1.32% 6.38% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 6.52% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -18.18%
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 Stevenage 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
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
72 46 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 94.74% 97.87% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 14
Average daily rate £350 £290 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £225 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £400 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 10
Average hourly rate £21.53 £11.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.68% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.40 £20.00 £36.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

Consultant
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (50.00%) EAI
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (25.00%) AppSense
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (25.00%) XenMobile

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) EAI
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
1 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (25.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) AppSense
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £380 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago