The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 78 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.13% 0.72% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.77% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£250 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.68% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £44.97 £43.48
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +3.42%
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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
735 518 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.72% 93.17% 92.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 327 280
Average daily rate £350 £325 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 34
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £19.17 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Consultant within the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
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Technical Consultant
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Technical Consultant
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) JD Edwards
2 1 (33.33%) SAP FI
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (33.33%) SAP CO
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (33.33%) SAP FI
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (33.33%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Cordova
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) JD Edwards