The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Stevenage region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
Rank 12 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 3.08% 7.41% 4.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.39% 8.16% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £258 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.70% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £431 £430
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £60.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +140.00%

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
59 49 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 90.77% 90.74% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 5
Median daily rate £300 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £510 £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 2
Median hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -50.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £6.86 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Stevenage region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 18 (94.74%) SC Cleared
1 18 (94.74%) Security Cleared
2 15 (78.95%) Linux
2 15 (78.95%) Unix
3 14 (73.68%) Perl
3 14 (73.68%) Red Hat
3 14 (73.68%) Shell Script
3 14 (73.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (21.05%) Windows
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
5 3 (15.79%) SCCM
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (5.26%) Java
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.26%) IOS XR
6 1 (5.26%) NX-OS
6 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
6 1 (5.26%) Time Management
6 1 (5.26%) F5
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (5.26%) Juniper
6 1 (5.26%) Siemens
6 1 (5.26%) CCIE
6 1 (5.26%) SQL
6 1 (5.26%) VB
6 1 (5.26%) .NET
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage 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 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (5.26%) IOS XR
1 1 (5.26%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MSI
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Linux
1 15 (78.95%) Unix
2 14 (73.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Windows
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
1 1 (5.26%) PLM
1 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
1 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
1 1 (5.26%) Time Management
1 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Perl
1 14 (73.68%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (94.74%) SC Cleared
1 18 (94.74%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) CCIE
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Red Hat
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) F5
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Juniper
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) PTC
3 1 (5.26%) Siemens
3 1 (5.26%) VMware