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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 30 29 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 35 24 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.84% 4.34% 10.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.15% 4.61% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 20
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£425 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £321 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £490 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £25.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-1.00% -39.39%
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
680 521 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.05% 94.21% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 303 216
Average daily rate £375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 30 29
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.87 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £103.50 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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

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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 27 February 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 0 21 £425 +13.33% 2
West Wales -9 1 £550 +10.00%
Consultant
UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 15 (28.85%) SAP
1 15 (28.85%) Security Cleared
2 13 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 13 (25.00%) SQL
3 10 (19.23%) Oracle
3 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
3 10 (19.23%) Citrix
4 9 (17.31%) VMware
5 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 8 (15.38%) Finance
6 7 (13.46%) Windows
7 6 (11.54%) MicroStrategy
7 6 (11.54%) QA
8 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
8 5 (9.62%) Oracle9i Database
8 5 (9.62%) PL/SQL
8 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database
9 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (7.69%) MS Exchange
9 4 (7.69%) Data Modelling
9 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
9 4 (7.69%) SAP Basis
9 4 (7.69%) Migration
9 4 (7.69%) XenApp
9 4 (7.69%) QlikView
10 3 (5.77%) SCOM
10 3 (5.77%) Hyper-V

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.92%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) SAP FI
1 3 (5.77%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (5.77%) SAP CO
1 3 (5.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) SNMP
1 2 (3.85%) SAN
2 1 (1.92%) WAAS
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.92%) LAN
2 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle9i Database
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (7.69%) QlikView
4 3 (5.77%) SAP BW
4 3 (5.77%) DataStage
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.85%) MS Access
5 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Subversion
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.92%) SAP BC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.77%) Clustering
3 2 (3.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Linux
2 3 (5.77%) UNIX
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (7.69%) Data Modelling
2 4 (7.69%) Migration
3 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (5.77%) Validation
3 3 (5.77%) CRM
3 3 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (5.77%) Rapid Prototyping
4 2 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (3.85%) Service Management
4 2 (3.85%) Release Management
4 2 (3.85%) Data Migration
5 1 (1.92%) ITIL
5 1 (1.92%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (1.92%) Business Analysis
5 1 (1.92%) Process Management
5 1 (1.92%) ITSM
5 1 (1.92%) ERP
5 1 (1.92%) ETL
5 1 (1.92%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (9.62%) PL/SQL
3 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.92%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) Security Cleared
2 13 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) MCP
3 3 (5.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.92%) CCIE
4 1 (1.92%) CCNP
4 1 (1.92%) CCDP
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.92%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.69%) XenApp
3 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.77%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.77%) Terminal Services
3 3 (5.77%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (5.77%) SCOM
2 2 (3.85%) BladeLogic
2 2 (3.85%) BMC Performance Manager
2 2 (3.85%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (3.85%) SCOrch
2 2 (3.85%) SCSM
3 1 (1.92%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.92%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.92%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.92%) SCCM
3 1 (1.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) SAP
2 10 (19.23%) Oracle
2 10 (19.23%) Citrix
3 9 (17.31%) VMware
4 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 6 (11.54%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (5.77%) Symantec
6 3 (5.77%) Teradata
6 3 (5.77%) IBM
7 2 (3.85%) Cognos
7 2 (3.85%) BMC
7 2 (3.85%) Aprimo
7 2 (3.85%) McAfee
8 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.92%) Sage
8 1 (1.92%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.92%) F5
8 1 (1.92%) Brocade
8 1 (1.92%) Juniper
8 1 (1.92%) Cisco
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