The table below looks at the statistics for the Support 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 Support Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Consultant
Rank 70 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.16% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -11.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
Support 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
614 667 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.69% 97.80% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 422 269
Average daily rate £338 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 29 28
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.50 £13.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £22.50 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Support Consultant in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Support Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Support Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Support Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Support Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Support Consultant
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited Support 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 Support Consultant in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) DataPower
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited Support 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 Support Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) DataPower
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle