The first table below looks at the demand for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Telford 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Telford region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 11 9 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 7 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 7.22% 11.11% 4.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.43% 14.29% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
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£315 £301 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.56% -16.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £285 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £348 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -15.38%
Job Titles Category
Telford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
83 49 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 85.57% 77.78% 93.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 23 62
Average daily rate £406 £288 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.30% -15.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £244 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £365 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £25.59 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Consultant
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Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Telford

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Telford

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Telford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Telford region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Telford

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Telford

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Telford

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Telford 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 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) Big Data
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle FAH
4 2 (15.38%) E-business
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (15.38%) General Ledger
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
5 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) CCNA
5 1 (7.69%) CCDP
5 1 (7.69%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (7.69%) OSPF
5 1 (7.69%) McAfee
5 1 (7.69%) BGP
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (7.69%) AppSense
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
5 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Telford 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle iProcurement
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) OSPF
1 1 (7.69%) BGP
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Big Data
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) General Ledger
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) E-business
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (7.69%) Network Design
2 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.69%) Change Control
2 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) CCDP
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) McAfee
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) AppSense