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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 32 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 47 35 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.27% 4.72% 4.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.68% 4.94% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 12
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£416 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.05% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £250 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £550 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.75 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+68.10% +5.45%
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
828 708 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 92.93% 95.42% 91.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 467 311
Average daily rate £350 £365 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +16.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 28 30
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £29.20 £20.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 4 August 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

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 4 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -8 19 £413 -8.33% 7
West Wales +8 12 £581 +132.50%
North Wales -1 1 £325 -
Mid Wales - 1 £408 -
Consultant
UK

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 24 (32.00%) SQL
2 22 (29.33%) Migration
3 20 (26.67%) ERP
3 20 (26.67%) Agresso
4 17 (22.67%) Finance
5 9 (12.00%) SAP
6 8 (10.67%) ITIL
7 7 (9.33%) Service Management
7 7 (9.33%) ITIL V3
8 6 (8.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (8.00%) ServiceNow
8 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (6.67%) Middleware
9 5 (6.67%) Oracle
9 5 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (5.33%) Time Management
10 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
11 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
11 3 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
11 3 (4.00%) SaaS
11 3 (4.00%) WebCenter
11 3 (4.00%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (4.00%) Oracle Identity Management
11 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (4.00%) SAP FI/CO
11 3 (4.00%) SAP CO
11 3 (4.00%) Business Analysis
11 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
11 3 (4.00%) WebLogic

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 3 (4.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (4.00%) JBoss
1 3 (4.00%) Apache
1 3 (4.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.33%) WildFly
3 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.33%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.33%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Office
2 2 (2.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (26.67%) Agresso
2 3 (4.00%) SAP FI
2 3 (4.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (4.00%) SAP CO
3 2 (2.67%) SAP SD
3 2 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.33%) SAP SRM
4 1 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (1.33%) OPENHousing
4 1 (1.33%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) SaaS
2 1 (1.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) WAN
1 3 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (1.33%) SMS
2 1 (1.33%) Wireless
2 1 (1.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.33%) Network Security
2 1 (1.33%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.33%) QlikView
3 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.33%) Big Data
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle9i Database
General
1 17 (22.67%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Advertising
2 2 (2.67%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.33%) Law
3 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.67%) Middleware
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (4.00%) WebCenter
3 2 (2.67%) .NET
3 2 (2.67%) CSS
3 2 (2.67%) jQuery
4 1 (1.33%) EDI
4 1 (1.33%) J2EE
4 1 (1.33%) ArcObjects
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.67%) Social Media
3 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.33%) GIS
3 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.33%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.00%) Linux
2 2 (2.67%) UNIX
3 1 (1.33%) Windows
3 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.33%) Migration
2 20 (26.67%) ERP
3 8 (10.67%) ITIL
4 7 (9.33%) Service Management
4 7 (9.33%) ITIL V3
5 5 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.33%) Time Management
7 3 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.00%) Identity Management
7 3 (4.00%) Business Analysis
8 2 (2.67%) ITSM
8 2 (2.67%) Validation
8 2 (2.67%) CRM
8 2 (2.67%) Network Design
8 2 (2.67%) Analytics
8 2 (2.67%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.67%) Coaching
9 1 (1.33%) Target Operating Model
9 1 (1.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.00%) SQL
2 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.00%) C#
3 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.33%) Java
4 1 (1.33%) C
4 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) CCIE
4 1 (1.33%) CCNP
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.33%) CIPD
4 1 (1.33%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 1 (1.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.33%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.33%) SCSM
2 1 (1.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (12.00%) SAP
2 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.00%) ServiceNow
3 5 (6.67%) Oracle
4 3 (4.00%) Cisco
5 2 (2.67%) Citrix
5 2 (2.67%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (2.67%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.67%) Blue Coat
5 2 (2.67%) McAfee
5 2 (2.67%) VMware
6 1 (1.33%) Teradata
6 1 (1.33%) ESRI
6 1 (1.33%) Capita
6 1 (1.33%) Remedy
6 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.33%) HP
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