The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wales region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
UK / Wales
Rank 37 57 33
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 28 17 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.01% 2.53% 4.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.15% 2.59% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 19
Median daily rate £500 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £348 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £445 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £56.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-16.44% +127.27%

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
674 657 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.56% 97.77% 96.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 457 393
Median daily rate £400 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 37 37
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

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 27 February 2017.

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

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +29 25 £500 +29.03% 2
West Wales - 1 £350 - 1
Consultant
UK

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 Wales region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 27 (33.75%) Oracle
2 24 (30.00%) Linux
3 22 (27.50%) Teradata
4 20 (25.00%) SAP
5 19 (23.75%) Informatica
6 18 (22.50%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (18.75%) Change Data Capture
7 15 (18.75%) PowerExchange
8 14 (17.50%) Windows
8 14 (17.50%) Security Cleared
9 13 (16.25%) SQL
10 12 (15.00%) ETL
10 12 (15.00%) SC Cleared
10 12 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
10 12 (15.00%) Oracle Database
11 11 (13.75%) Data Analysis
11 11 (13.75%) PowerCenter
12 10 (12.50%) CISSP
12 10 (12.50%) Python
12 10 (12.50%) Java
12 10 (12.50%) Finance
12 10 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
12 10 (12.50%) CEH
12 10 (12.50%) Database Tuning
12 10 (12.50%) ETL Development
13 9 (11.25%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (11.25%) Cybersecurity
13 9 (11.25%) Penetration Testing
13 9 (11.25%) OWASP
14 8 (10.00%) Data Mapping

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 15 (18.75%) PowerExchange
2 3 (3.75%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.75%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.50%) SAS
3 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.25%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.25%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) SAP HR
2 2 (2.50%) Sage 200
2 2 (2.50%) SAP MRS
2 2 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.50%) SAP Payroll
2 2 (2.50%) SAP SD
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.25%) Sage BI
3 1 (1.25%) SAP Business One
3 1 (1.25%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.25%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.25%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.25%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.50%) Office 365
3 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) Firewall
2 3 (3.75%) LAN
3 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.25%) Network Security
4 1 (1.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.50%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (15.00%) Oracle Database
3 11 (13.75%) PowerCenter
4 3 (3.75%) Big Data
4 3 (3.75%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.75%) HBase
4 3 (3.75%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.75%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.25%) DB2
6 1 (1.25%) GIS
6 1 (1.25%) OLAP
6 1 (1.25%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.25%) LSMW
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle APEX
General
1 10 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.00%) Advertising
4 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.50%) Billing
5 2 (2.50%) Electronics
5 2 (2.50%) Marketing
6 1 (1.25%) Back Office
6 1 (1.25%) Banking
6 1 (1.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) .NET
1 2 (2.50%) HTML
1 2 (2.50%) XML
2 1 (1.25%) Ajax
2 1 (1.25%) COM
2 1 (1.25%) CSS
2 1 (1.25%) DHTML
2 1 (1.25%) J2EE
2 1 (1.25%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.25%) Spring
2 1 (1.25%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Algorithms
1 7 (8.75%) iSeries
2 5 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.75%) User Experience
4 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.25%) Clustering
5 1 (1.25%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.25%) Fintech
5 1 (1.25%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.00%) Linux
2 14 (17.50%) Windows
3 3 (3.75%) Unix
4 2 (2.50%) Solaris
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.25%) AIX
5 1 (1.25%) CentOS
5 1 (1.25%) Debian
5 1 (1.25%) HPUX
5 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.25%) SUSE
5 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.75%) Change Data Capture
2 12 (15.00%) ETL
3 11 (13.75%) Data Analysis
4 10 (12.50%) Database Tuning
4 10 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
4 10 (12.50%) ETL Development
5 9 (11.25%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (11.25%) OWASP
5 9 (11.25%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (10.00%) Data Mapping
6 8 (10.00%) Fuzz Testing
6 8 (10.00%) Information Assurance
6 8 (10.00%) Secure Coding
6 8 (10.00%) Security Architecture
6 8 (10.00%) Security Testing
6 8 (10.00%) Social Engineering
6 8 (10.00%) Static Code Analysis
6 8 (10.00%) Static Program Analysis
7 7 (8.75%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.25%) SQL
2 10 (12.50%) Java
2 10 (12.50%) Python
3 4 (5.00%) R
4 2 (2.50%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.25%) ABAP
5 1 (1.25%) C
5 1 (1.25%) C#
5 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (17.50%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.50%) CEH
3 10 (12.50%) CISSP
4 7 (8.75%) CREST Certified
5 6 (7.50%) Degree
6 3 (3.75%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (3.75%) CCNP
6 3 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.75%) SAP Certification
7 1 (1.25%) CISM
7 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.25%) GIAC
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.25%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (5.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.25%) Ansible
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (33.75%) Oracle
2 22 (27.50%) Teradata
3 20 (25.00%) SAP
4 19 (23.75%) Informatica
5 7 (8.75%) VMware
6 6 (7.50%) Cisco
7 4 (5.00%) Intel Security
7 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.75%) Cloudera
8 3 (3.75%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.50%) NetApp
9 2 (2.50%) Sage
9 2 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.25%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.25%) Citrix
10 1 (1.25%) Fujitsu
10 1 (1.25%) HP
10 1 (1.25%) Progress
10 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.25%) Sun
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