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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 9 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 5.26% 8.70% -
As % of the Job Titles category 6.06% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £19.17 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.14% -48.88%
Consultant
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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
33 22 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 86.84% 95.65% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 6
Average daily rate £281 £300 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 12
Average hourly rate £10.00 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) ITSM
1 2 (40.00%) BMC
1 2 (40.00%) Remedy
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Campaign Management
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing Management
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (20.00%) E-Learning
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Unica

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Social Media
1 1 (20.00%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITSM
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Campaign Management
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing Management
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) BMC
1 2 (40.00%) Remedy
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Unica