The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wales region that had IT Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Consultant
Rank 60 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.32% 0.23% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £406 £420
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -3.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £12.00 £7.00
% change year-on-year
+283.33% +71.42%
IT 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
614 829 753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 98.24% 96.06% 96.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 594 513
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 51 27
Median hourly rate £12.38 £11.89 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% -25.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £21.85 £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Wales region that featured IT Consultant in the job title.

IT Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

IT Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IT Consultant across the Wales region.

IT Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Wales

IT Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IT Consultant across the Wales region.

IT Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

IT 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 IT Consultant within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 September 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 +23 1 £350 +7.69%
West Wales - 1 - -
IT Consultant
UK

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT 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 IT Consultant in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Xen
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) XenServer
1 1 (50.00%) EnterpriseDB
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Cobbler
1 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (50.00%) CloudStack
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Auto-Scaling
1 1 (50.00%) Terraform
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Unix

IT 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 1 (50.00%) CloudStack
1 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Auto-Scaling
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) DSDM
1 1 (50.00%) RUP
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) Xen
1 1 (50.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Cobbler
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Terraform
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) EnterpriseDB
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat