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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 33 39 57
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 51 39 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.34% 5.61% 3.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.58% 5.86% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 25 14
Median daily rate £469 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £325 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £500 £559
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £42.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +54.12%
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
775 665 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.39% 95.68% 96.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 493 449
Median daily rate £413 £356 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.87% +7.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 30 42
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £12.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.00 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £25.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +17 43 £500 +30.29% 5
North Wales - 2 £450 -
West Wales -29 1 £350 -30.00%
Consultant
UK

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 24 (29.27%) Linux
2 23 (28.05%) Oracle
3 19 (23.17%) Informatica
3 19 (23.17%) Teradata
4 18 (21.95%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (19.51%) Security Cleared
6 15 (18.29%) Change Data Capture
6 15 (18.29%) PowerExchange
7 14 (17.07%) SC Cleared
8 13 (15.85%) Windows
8 13 (15.85%) SAP
8 13 (15.85%) SQL
8 13 (15.85%) ETL
9 12 (14.63%) Oracle RAC
9 12 (14.63%) Oracle Database
10 11 (13.41%) PowerCenter
11 10 (12.20%) Finance
11 10 (12.20%) Java
11 10 (12.20%) Ethical Hacking
11 10 (12.20%) CEH
11 10 (12.20%) Data Analysis
11 10 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (12.20%) Database Tuning
11 10 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (12.20%) ETL Development
12 9 (10.98%) OWASP
12 9 (10.98%) Penetration Testing
12 9 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (10.98%) CISSP
12 9 (10.98%) Migration

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 (18.29%) PowerExchange
2 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.22%) CloudStack
3 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.22%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.22%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.22%) SAS
3 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.22%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) SAP CO
1 3 (3.66%) SAP FI
1 3 (3.66%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (3.66%) SAP HCM
2 2 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.22%) Sage 200
3 1 (1.22%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.22%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (1.22%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (1.22%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) Firewall
2 3 (3.66%) LAN
3 2 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (2.44%) SAN
3 2 (2.44%) VPN
3 2 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.22%) DHCP
4 1 (1.22%) DNS
4 1 (1.22%) Skype
4 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.95%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (14.63%) Oracle Database
3 11 (13.41%) PowerCenter
4 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.44%) SAP BW
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.22%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.22%) DB2
6 1 (1.22%) Power BI
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Cucumber
1 3 (3.66%) HP UFT
1 3 (3.66%) Selenium
1 3 (3.66%) WinRunner
2 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.22%) LSMW
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.22%) Subversion
3 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (12.20%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.44%) Advertising
4 2 (2.44%) Billing
4 2 (2.44%) Electronics
4 2 (2.44%) Marketing
5 1 (1.22%) Back Office
5 1 (1.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.54%) HTML
2 4 (4.88%) HTML5
2 4 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (3.66%) .NET
3 3 (3.66%) Gherkin
4 2 (2.44%) CSS
5 1 (1.22%) Ajax
5 1 (1.22%) COM
5 1 (1.22%) DHTML
5 1 (1.22%) J2EE
5 1 (1.22%) SAP Basis
5 1 (1.22%) Spring
5 1 (1.22%) Visualforce
5 1 (1.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Algorithms
1 7 (8.54%) iSeries
2 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.66%) Clustering
2 3 (3.66%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.22%) LPAR
3 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.22%) Statistics
3 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (29.27%) Linux
2 13 (15.85%) Windows
3 4 (4.88%) Unix
4 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.44%) Solaris
5 1 (1.22%) AIX
5 1 (1.22%) CentOS
5 1 (1.22%) Debian
5 1 (1.22%) HPUX
5 1 (1.22%) SUSE
5 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.29%) Change Data Capture
2 13 (15.85%) ETL
3 10 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (12.20%) Data Analysis
3 10 (12.20%) Database Tuning
3 10 (12.20%) Ethical Hacking
3 10 (12.20%) ETL Development
4 9 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (10.98%) Migration
4 9 (10.98%) OWASP
4 9 (10.98%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (9.76%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (9.76%) Data Mapping
5 8 (9.76%) Fuzz Testing
5 8 (9.76%) Secure Coding
5 8 (9.76%) Security Architecture
5 8 (9.76%) Social Engineering
5 8 (9.76%) Static Code Analysis
5 8 (9.76%) Static Program Analysis
6 6 (7.32%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.85%) SQL
2 10 (12.20%) Java
3 8 (9.76%) Python
4 2 (2.44%) ABAP
4 2 (2.44%) Apex Code
4 2 (2.44%) C#
5 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.22%) C
5 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.22%) R
5 1 (1.22%) Ruby
5 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 14 (17.07%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.20%) CEH
4 9 (10.98%) CISSP
5 7 (8.54%) CREST Certified
6 5 (6.10%) CCNP
6 5 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.66%) ISEB
7 3 (3.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (2.44%) Degree
9 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.22%) CCA
9 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.22%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (1.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (14.63%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (3.66%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.22%) vSphere
3 1 (1.22%) Xen
3 1 (1.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) Ansible
1 2 (2.44%) Puppet
2 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.22%) Cobbler
2 1 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.22%) Terraform
2 1 (1.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (28.05%) Oracle
2 19 (23.17%) Informatica
2 19 (23.17%) Teradata
3 13 (15.85%) SAP
4 5 (6.10%) Cisco
4 5 (6.10%) Fortinet
4 5 (6.10%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.10%) VMware
5 4 (4.88%) hybris
5 4 (4.88%) Intel Security
6 2 (2.44%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.44%) F5
6 2 (2.44%) HP
6 2 (2.44%) Palo Alto
6 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.22%) Citrix
7 1 (1.22%) Dell
7 1 (1.22%) NetApp
7 1 (1.22%) Sage
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