The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wales region that had Technical 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
Technical Consultant
Rank 58 80 76
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.64% 0.35% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.36% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £463 £413 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +65.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £419
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - £47.50
Technical 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%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Consultant across the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Technical Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Technical Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Technical 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 Technical 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 +24 2 £406 +25.00%
North Wales - 1 £450 -
Technical Consultant
UK

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

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

1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) LDAP
2 4 (50.00%) SSL
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 4 (50.00%) ITSM
2 4 (50.00%) Workflow
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) Web Design
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Release Management
2 4 (50.00%) SaaS
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (50.00%) ServiceNow
3 3 (37.50%) SAP
4 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) SAP BW
5 1 (12.50%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (12.50%) Project Governance
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server

Technical 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LDAP
1 4 (50.00%) SSL
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) DHTML
3 1 (12.50%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) ITSM
1 4 (50.00%) Release Management
1 4 (50.00%) Scrum
1 4 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Web Design
1 4 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Project Governance
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) ABAP
2 1 (12.50%) Apex Code
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 3 (37.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (12.50%) VMware