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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
UK / Wales
Rank 43 53 33
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 22 13 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.48% 2.22% 4.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.61% 2.33% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 20
Median daily rate £438 £400 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £325 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £488 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.10 £46.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-25.88% +85.85%

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
610 559 630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.37% 95.56% 98.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 391 395
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 29 41
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £10.75 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £46.40 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +27 18 £450 +12.50% 8
West Wales -18 1 £350 -12.50% 2
Consultant
UK

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 24 (33.80%) Linux
2 23 (32.39%) Oracle
3 19 (26.76%) Informatica
3 19 (26.76%) Teradata
4 18 (25.35%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (21.13%) Change Data Capture
5 15 (21.13%) PowerExchange
6 13 (18.31%) Windows
7 12 (16.90%) SQL
7 12 (16.90%) ETL
7 12 (16.90%) Oracle Database
7 12 (16.90%) Oracle RAC
7 12 (16.90%) Security Cleared
8 11 (15.49%) PowerCenter
9 10 (14.08%) CISSP
9 10 (14.08%) Java
9 10 (14.08%) SAP
9 10 (14.08%) SC Cleared
9 10 (14.08%) Ethical Hacking
9 10 (14.08%) CEH
9 10 (14.08%) Data Analysis
9 10 (14.08%) Database Tuning
9 10 (14.08%) ETL Development
10 9 (12.68%) OWASP
10 9 (12.68%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (12.68%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (12.68%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (12.68%) Finance
11 8 (11.27%) Data Mapping
11 8 (11.27%) Continuous Integration

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 (21.13%) PowerExchange
2 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.41%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.41%) SAS
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.41%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) SAP HR
1 2 (2.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.41%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.41%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.41%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.41%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.41%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.41%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.41%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (1.41%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) Firewall
2 3 (4.23%) LAN
3 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.35%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (16.90%) Oracle Database
3 11 (15.49%) PowerCenter
4 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.41%) DB2
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.41%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Cucumber
1 2 (2.82%) HP UFT
1 2 (2.82%) Selenium
1 2 (2.82%) WinRunner
2 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.41%) LSMW
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle APEX
General
1 9 (12.68%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.23%) Advertising
3 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.82%) Billing
4 2 (2.82%) Electronics
4 2 (2.82%) Marketing
5 1 (1.41%) Back Office
5 1 (1.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.86%) HTML
2 4 (5.63%) HTML5
2 4 (5.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (2.82%) .NET
3 2 (2.82%) CSS
3 2 (2.82%) Gherkin
3 2 (2.82%) XML
4 1 (1.41%) Ajax
4 1 (1.41%) COM
4 1 (1.41%) DHTML
4 1 (1.41%) J2EE
4 1 (1.41%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.41%) Spring
4 1 (1.41%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Algorithms
1 7 (9.86%) iSeries
2 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.41%) Clustering
3 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.41%) LPAR
3 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.41%) Statistics
3 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (33.80%) Linux
2 13 (18.31%) Windows
3 3 (4.23%) Unix
4 2 (2.82%) Solaris
5 1 (1.41%) AIX
5 1 (1.41%) CentOS
5 1 (1.41%) Debian
5 1 (1.41%) HPUX
5 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.41%) SUSE
5 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.13%) Change Data Capture
2 12 (16.90%) ETL
3 10 (14.08%) Data Analysis
3 10 (14.08%) Database Tuning
3 10 (14.08%) Ethical Hacking
3 10 (14.08%) ETL Development
4 9 (12.68%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (12.68%) OWASP
4 9 (12.68%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (11.27%) Data Mapping
5 8 (11.27%) Fuzz Testing
5 8 (11.27%) Secure Coding
5 8 (11.27%) Security Architecture
5 8 (11.27%) Social Engineering
5 8 (11.27%) Static Code Analysis
5 8 (11.27%) Static Program Analysis
6 7 (9.86%) Information Assurance
6 7 (9.86%) Security Testing
7 6 (8.45%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.90%) SQL
2 10 (14.08%) Java
3 7 (9.86%) Python
4 2 (2.82%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.41%) ABAP
5 1 (1.41%) C
5 1 (1.41%) C#
5 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.41%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (16.90%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.08%) CEH
2 10 (14.08%) CISSP
2 10 (14.08%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.86%) CREST Certified
4 3 (4.23%) CCNP
4 3 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.23%) Degree
5 2 (2.82%) ISEB
5 2 (2.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.41%) CISM
6 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.41%) GIAC
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.41%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (4.23%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (16.90%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.41%) Ansible
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (32.39%) Oracle
2 19 (26.76%) Informatica
2 19 (26.76%) Teradata
3 10 (14.08%) SAP
4 6 (8.45%) VMware
5 5 (7.04%) Cisco
6 4 (5.63%) hybris
7 3 (4.23%) Fortinet
7 3 (4.23%) Intel Security
7 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.41%) Citrix
9 1 (1.41%) Fujitsu
9 1 (1.41%) HP
9 1 (1.41%) NetApp
9 1 (1.41%) Progress
9 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.41%) Sage
9 1 (1.41%) Sun
9 1 (1.41%) webMethods
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