The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Watford region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 8 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 14 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 11.76% - 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.84% - 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
Median daily rate £475 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £430
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £60.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.66% +140.00%

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
109 93 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 91.60% 98.94% 98.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 54 47
Median daily rate £450 £375 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -0.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 14
Median hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.33% +200.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 Watford region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (41.18%) Migration
2 6 (35.29%) SAP
3 5 (29.41%) Data Modelling
3 5 (29.41%) IBM
3 5 (29.41%) SAP HCM
3 5 (29.41%) Data Migration
3 5 (29.41%) SuccessFactors
4 4 (23.53%) Data Cleansing
4 4 (23.53%) Data Architecture
4 4 (23.53%) Middleware
4 4 (23.53%) Windows
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle
4 4 (23.53%) Retail
5 3 (17.65%) VMware
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
5 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (17.65%) Analytics
5 3 (17.65%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
6 2 (11.76%) Merchandise Planning
6 2 (11.76%) Business Process Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
6 2 (11.76%) High Availability
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (11.76%) Office 365
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 2 (11.76%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) SAP HCM
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (5.88%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.76%) Office 365
3 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
1 2 (11.76%) SSL
2 1 (5.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.76%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (23.53%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (5.88%) JSON
2 1 (5.88%) RESTful
2 1 (5.88%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Clustering
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) DataPower
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) VMS
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Migration
2 5 (29.41%) Data Migration
2 5 (29.41%) Data Modelling
3 4 (23.53%) Data Architecture
3 4 (23.53%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (17.65%) Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
5 2 (11.76%) Business Process Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.76%) E-business
5 2 (11.76%) ETL
5 2 (11.76%) High Availability
5 2 (11.76%) Merchandise Planning
5 2 (11.76%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) SOA
5 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) CRM
6 1 (5.88%) ERP
6 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) ABAP
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) MCSE
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) MCSA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) SAP
2 5 (29.41%) IBM
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle
4 3 (17.65%) VMware
5 2 (11.76%) Dell
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft