The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Watford 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 26 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 20 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 1 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 0.95% 9.03% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 9.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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- £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £25.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-1.00% -39.39%
Consultant
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford 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
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102 133 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 97.14% 92.36% 97.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 45 44
Average daily rate £388 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £23.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.55% +113.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) F5
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) BPR
2 3 (33.33%) Workflow
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) CIMA
3 2 (22.22%) ACCA
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) AAT
4 1 (11.11%) User Experience
4 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) B2B
4 1 (11.11%) B2C
4 1 (11.11%) SAP SD
4 1 (11.11%) SAP MM
4 1 (11.11%) SAP PP
4 1 (11.11%) SAP PS
4 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (11.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (11.11%) SAP SD
2 1 (11.11%) SAP MM
2 1 (11.11%) SAP PP
2 1 (11.11%) SAP PS
2 1 (11.11%) SAP CS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Pentaho
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Workflow
1 3 (33.33%) BPR
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) Competitor Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Usability Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Information Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) B2B
3 1 (11.11%) B2C
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ACCA
1 2 (22.22%) CIMA
1 2 (22.22%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (11.11%) SAP