The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 Wales 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 28 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 40 30 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.56% 7.09% 8.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.05% 7.61% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 15
Average daily rate £413 £400 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -10.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £377 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £535 £600
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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
661 394 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 91.81% 93.14% 91.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 232 218
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 24 31
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £10.69 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.05 £28.30 £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Consultant
UK

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 17 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -4 33 £400 +3.22% 6
West Wales -16 7 £425 +6.25%
North Wales - 1 £250 - 3
Consultant
UK

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (28.13%) Security Cleared
2 16 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 14 (21.88%) Java
4 13 (20.31%) SAP
5 11 (17.19%) Windows
5 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
6 10 (15.63%) Active Directory
7 9 (14.06%) Migration
8 8 (12.50%) Oracle
9 6 (9.38%) MS Exchange
9 6 (9.38%) Rational Functional Tester
9 6 (9.38%) Test Automation
10 5 (7.81%) Scala
10 5 (7.81%) Windows 7
10 5 (7.81%) Akka
10 5 (7.81%) Play Framework
10 5 (7.81%) SCCM
10 5 (7.81%) CRM
10 5 (7.81%) Linux
10 5 (7.81%) .NET
11 4 (6.25%) SQL
11 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
11 4 (6.25%) IBM
11 4 (6.25%) Project Management
12 3 (4.69%) BMC Performance Manager
12 3 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM
12 3 (4.69%) Banking
12 3 (4.69%) Open Source
12 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
12 3 (4.69%) VMware

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 6 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.13%) NetWeaver
3 2 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.13%) Kentico
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.56%) SAS
4 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.56%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) SAP WM
1 3 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.13%) SAP SD
2 2 (3.13%) SAP MM
2 2 (3.13%) SAP PP
2 2 (3.13%) SAP SEM
2 2 (3.13%) SAP CRM
2 2 (3.13%) SAP MII
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (1.56%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.56%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.56%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.56%) SAP R/3
3 1 (1.56%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.56%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) WAN
1 2 (3.13%) Firewall
1 2 (3.13%) Wireless
2 1 (1.56%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.56%) VoIP
2 1 (1.56%) DHCP
2 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.56%) PPP
2 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.56%) DNS
2 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) SAP BW
2 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.56%) DB2
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Rational Functional Tester
2 2 (3.13%) Rational Performance Tester
2 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.56%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.56%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.56%) FrontPage
3 1 (1.56%) JIRA
3 1 (1.56%) ClearCase
General
1 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
1 3 (4.69%) Banking
2 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Advertising
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
3 1 (1.56%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) .NET
1 5 (7.81%) Akka
1 5 (7.81%) Play Framework
2 2 (3.13%) BAPI
3 1 (1.56%) SAP XI
3 1 (1.56%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.56%) Spring
3 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.56%) WebCenter
3 1 (1.56%) HTML
3 1 (1.56%) J2EE
3 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.56%) CSS
3 1 (1.56%) JSP
3 1 (1.56%) Web Services
3 1 (1.56%) XML
3 1 (1.56%) XSLT
3 1 (1.56%) Swing
3 1 (1.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) Open Source
2 2 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (1.56%) CESG
3 1 (1.56%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (1.56%) PKI
3 1 (1.56%) SCADA
3 1 (1.56%) RMADS
3 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.19%) Windows
2 5 (7.81%) Linux
2 5 (7.81%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.69%) UNIX
4 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.13%) HPUX
5 1 (1.56%) zOS
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.06%) Migration
2 6 (9.38%) Test Automation
3 5 (7.81%) CRM
4 4 (6.25%) Project Management
5 2 (3.13%) Performance Testing
5 2 (3.13%) Document Management
6 1 (1.56%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.56%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.56%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (1.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.56%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.56%) Information Assurance
6 1 (1.56%) Scrum
6 1 (1.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.56%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (1.56%) Risk Management
6 1 (1.56%) Validation
6 1 (1.56%) ERP
6 1 (1.56%) SOA
6 1 (1.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.88%) Java
2 5 (7.81%) Scala
3 4 (6.25%) SQL
4 2 (3.13%) C#
4 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.56%) VBScript
5 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (28.13%) Security Cleared
2 16 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) CCA
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.56%) CISM
4 1 (1.56%) Degree
4 1 (1.56%) MCSE
4 1 (1.56%) CCNA
4 1 (1.56%) CCDA
4 1 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.56%) CISSP
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.13%) XenApp
3 1 (1.56%) XenServer
3 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) SCCM
2 3 (4.69%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (4.69%) BMC Performance Manager
3 1 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (20.31%) SAP
2 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.50%) Oracle
4 4 (6.25%) IBM
5 3 (4.69%) Citrix
5 3 (4.69%) BMC
5 3 (4.69%) Cisco
5 3 (4.69%) VMware
6 2 (3.13%) 3PAR
6 2 (3.13%) HP
6 2 (3.13%) McAfee
6 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.56%) Mercator
7 1 (1.56%) Hitachi
7 1 (1.56%) Nokia
7 1 (1.56%) Juniper
7 1 (1.56%) EMC
7 1 (1.56%) Nortel
7 1 (1.56%) Cognos
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Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
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Computer Futures
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Posted: 24 days ago