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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 4 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 11 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 22.45% 7.61% 4.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.40% 7.87% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 2
Median daily rate £250 £415 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.75% +0.60%
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £33.75 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +23.85%
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
47 89 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 95.92% 96.74% 87.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 37 13
Median daily rate £300 £450 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +74.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £120 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £550 £357
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 10
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.01 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.68% +61.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £9.29 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £23.75 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 Stevenage region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 14 (73.68%) SC Cleared
1 14 (73.68%) Security Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) Perl
2 9 (47.37%) Unix
2 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Shell Script
2 9 (47.37%) Red Hat
2 9 (47.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (26.32%) .NET
4 4 (21.05%) C++
4 4 (21.05%) Java
4 4 (21.05%) OOP
4 4 (21.05%) OO
4 4 (21.05%) PLM
4 4 (21.05%) Windchill
4 4 (21.05%) Automotive
4 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
5 2 (10.53%) Retail
5 2 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (10.53%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (5.26%) Skype
6 1 (5.26%) DBS Check
6 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
6 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.26%) Finance
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.26%) ERP
6 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange

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%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Skype
General
1 4 (21.05%) Automotive
1 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
1 9 (47.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 9 (47.37%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) OO
1 4 (21.05%) OOP
1 4 (21.05%) PLM
2 2 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.26%) ERP
3 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Information Security
3 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
3 1 (5.26%) Requirements Management
3 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Perl
1 9 (47.37%) Shell Script
2 4 (21.05%) C++
2 4 (21.05%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) SC Cleared
1 14 (73.68%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) DBS Check
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Red Hat
2 2 (10.53%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) JD Edwards