The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Wales 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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 37 41 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 36 39 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.20% 4.97% 3.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.48% 5.21% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 7
Average daily rate
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£419 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £265 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £538 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £414 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.13% -2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £26.88
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +11.62%
Consultant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
803 749 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 93.70% 95.54% 90.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 468 262
Average daily rate £350 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 30 30
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.00 £22.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Wales region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Wales region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -20 15 £438 +2.94% 11
West Wales +8 9 £538 +26.47%
North Wales -1 2 £369 -
Consultant
UK

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 18 (26.09%) Finance
2 17 (24.64%) SAP
3 16 (23.19%) SQL
4 13 (18.84%) Migration
5 11 (15.94%) ERP
5 11 (15.94%) Agresso
6 7 (10.14%) Service Management
6 7 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (10.14%) ITIL
7 6 (8.70%) SAP FI
7 6 (8.70%) SAP CO
7 6 (8.70%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (8.70%) ITIL V3
7 6 (8.70%) ServiceNow
8 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
8 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
8 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
9 4 (5.80%) Oracle
9 4 (5.80%) Citrix
9 4 (5.80%) Validation
9 4 (5.80%) Time Management
9 4 (5.80%) VMware
10 3 (4.35%) Business Analysis
10 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
10 3 (4.35%) QlikView
10 3 (4.35%) DataStage
10 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
10 3 (4.35%) MS Office

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 2 (2.90%) JBoss
1 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.45%) WildFly
2 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Office
2 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (15.94%) Agresso
2 6 (8.70%) SAP FI
2 6 (8.70%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (8.70%) SAP CO
3 2 (2.90%) SAP SD
3 2 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.45%) SAP SRM
4 1 (1.45%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (1.45%) OPENHousing
4 1 (1.45%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) SaaS
2 1 (1.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) LAN
1 3 (4.35%) WAN
2 1 (1.45%) Wireless
2 1 (1.45%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.35%) QlikView
2 3 (4.35%) DataStage
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.90%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.90%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.45%) Big Data
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Subversion
General
1 18 (26.09%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Advertising
2 2 (2.90%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.45%) Law
3 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) CSS
1 2 (2.90%) Middleware
1 2 (2.90%) jQuery
2 1 (1.45%) EDI
2 1 (1.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.90%) Social Media
1 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.45%) Data Conversion
2 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.84%) Migration
2 11 (15.94%) ERP
3 7 (10.14%) ITIL
3 7 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (10.14%) Service Management
4 6 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (8.70%) ITIL V3
5 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (5.80%) Validation
6 4 (5.80%) Time Management
7 3 (4.35%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.35%) Data Modelling
8 2 (2.90%) CRM
8 2 (2.90%) Network Design
8 2 (2.90%) ITSM
8 2 (2.90%) Rapid Prototyping
8 2 (2.90%) Analytics
8 2 (2.90%) Coaching
8 2 (2.90%) Dashboard Development
9 1 (1.45%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.19%) SQL
2 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.90%) C#
4 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) CCIE
3 1 (1.45%) CCNP
3 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.45%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) SCOM
1 1 (1.45%) SCOrch
1 1 (1.45%) SCSM
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) SAP
2 6 (8.70%) ServiceNow
3 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.80%) VMware
4 4 (5.80%) Oracle
4 4 (5.80%) Citrix
5 3 (4.35%) IBM
6 2 (2.90%) McAfee
6 2 (2.90%) Blue Coat
6 2 (2.90%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (2.90%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.90%) Cisco
7 1 (1.45%) Cognos
7 1 (1.45%) Remedy
7 1 (1.45%) Capita
7 1 (1.45%) Teradata
7 1 (1.45%) HP
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