The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Thames Valley region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank - 4 4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Thames Valley - 20.00% 15.38%
As % of the Job Titles category - 20.00% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £423
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.95 £42.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+18.92% +29.23%
Consultant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 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
Thames Valley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 80.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
Median daily rate £520 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the Thames Valley