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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 17 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 5.66% 3.00% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.23% 3.16% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate £515 £288 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.21% -42.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
Job Titles Category
Telford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
83 95 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 78.30% 95.00% 93.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 45 84
Average daily rate £350 £363 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £565 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Consultant
Shropshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 5 (31.25%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) OpenView
2 4 (25.00%) HP
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) BMC
2 4 (25.00%) Middleware
2 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) OPNET
2 4 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 4 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 4 (25.00%) F5
2 4 (25.00%) Network Management
2 4 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) OLAP
4 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) ETL
4 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) CISM
4 2 (12.50%) Informatica
4 2 (12.50%) CISSP
4 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (12.50%) PowerShell

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
1 4 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) OSPF
2 1 (6.25%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) OLAP
1 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle OLAP
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 2 (12.50%) Big Data
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) RMADS
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
1 4 (25.00%) Performance Management
1 4 (25.00%) Network Management
1 4 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 2 (12.50%) ETL
2 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
2 2 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.25%) Network Design
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) CISM
2 2 (12.50%) CISSP
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) CCDP
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) OpenView
2 1 (6.25%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) HP
2 4 (25.00%) BMC
2 4 (25.00%) OPNET
2 4 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 4 (25.00%) F5
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Informatica
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) AppSense