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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 63 15 22
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 18 52 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.24% 8.89% 6.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 9.54% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 10
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £449
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £237 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £481 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 £19.09 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.58% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £19.17 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -50.84%
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
759 545 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.29% 93.16% 91.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 318 255
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 32 31
Average hourly rate £16.72 £17.08 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.10% +17.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.20 £12.50 £12.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £19.17 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
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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 -21 14 £400 +19.40% 10
Consultant
UK

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 24 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 20 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 9 (17.31%) Replication
4 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 8 (15.38%) SAP
4 8 (15.38%) NFS
4 8 (15.38%) NetApp
4 8 (15.38%) NAS
5 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
6 6 (11.54%) Finance
7 5 (9.62%) VMware
7 5 (9.62%) Migration
7 5 (9.62%) CRM
7 5 (9.62%) ERP
7 5 (9.62%) Oracle
7 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.69%) F5
8 4 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (7.69%) XenApp
8 4 (7.69%) XenDesktop
8 4 (7.69%) Riverbed
8 4 (7.69%) WAAS
8 4 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (7.69%) WebLogic
8 4 (7.69%) Windows
8 4 (7.69%) DNS

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 4 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.92%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.92%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) Windchill
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.85%) Agresso
2 2 (3.85%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.92%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.92%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.92%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.92%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.92%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) NAS
2 4 (7.69%) WAAS
2 4 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (7.69%) LAN
2 4 (7.69%) WAN
2 4 (7.69%) DNS
3 2 (3.85%) Wireless
3 2 (3.85%) Frame Relay
3 2 (3.85%) WEP
3 2 (3.85%) WPA
3 2 (3.85%) WPA2
3 2 (3.85%) HTTP
3 2 (3.85%) SMS
3 2 (3.85%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.85%) Xcelsius
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.85%) MS Access
4 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.85%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.92%) DataStage
5 1 (1.92%) SAP BI
5 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.92%) DB2
5 1 (1.92%) MySQL
5 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.92%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.92%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Advertising
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) SAP Basis
2 3 (5.77%) Middleware
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (5.77%) WebCenter
3 2 (3.85%) Web Services
4 1 (1.92%) JRockit
4 1 (1.92%) J2EE
4 1 (1.92%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (1.92%) Akka
4 1 (1.92%) Play Framework
4 1 (1.92%) SAP BC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Replication
2 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Windows
1 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.62%) CRM
1 5 (9.62%) ERP
1 5 (9.62%) Migration
1 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
2 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (5.77%) SOA
4 2 (3.85%) ETL
4 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (3.85%) Data Management
4 2 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (3.85%) Load Balancing
4 2 (3.85%) Data Migration
5 1 (1.92%) Business Analytics
5 1 (1.92%) Change Data Capture
5 1 (1.92%) Analytics
5 1 (1.92%) Master Data Management
5 1 (1.92%) Data Transformation
5 1 (1.92%) Transition Management
5 1 (1.92%) Data Reconciliation
5 1 (1.92%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.77%) SQL
2 1 (1.92%) Scala
2 1 (1.92%) C
2 1 (1.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 20 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.85%) CCIE
3 2 (3.85%) CCNP
3 2 (3.85%) CCDP
3 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) CCA
4 1 (1.92%) ACCA
4 1 (1.92%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (15.38%) NFS
2 4 (7.69%) XenApp
2 4 (7.69%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) SAP
1 8 (15.38%) NetApp
2 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle
3 5 (9.62%) VMware
4 4 (7.69%) Brocade
4 4 (7.69%) Riverbed
4 4 (7.69%) F5
4 4 (7.69%) Cisco
4 4 (7.69%) Citrix
4 4 (7.69%) Juniper
5 3 (5.77%) Business Objects
6 2 (3.85%) HP
6 2 (3.85%) Symantec
6 2 (3.85%) McAfee
6 2 (3.85%) Sophos
6 2 (3.85%) Thunderhead
6 2 (3.85%) Aruba
7 1 (1.92%) PTC
7 1 (1.92%) Talend
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