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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 23 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 3 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.26% 5.13% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 5.41% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £410 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -18.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £416
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £31.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
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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
132 148 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 99.25% 94.87% 97.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 65 42
Average daily rate £388 £375 £441
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -15.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 1
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 £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

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 17 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 3 (37.50%) Lync
1 3 (37.50%) F5
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) SAP CS
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) Pentaho
3 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) SAP SD
3 1 (12.50%) SAP MM
3 1 (12.50%) SAP PP
3 1 (12.50%) SAP PS

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP SD
1 1 (12.50%) SAP MM
1 1 (12.50%) SAP PP
1 1 (12.50%) SAP PS
1 1 (12.50%) SAP CS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Pentaho
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon Redshift
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Logistics
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) F5
2 1 (12.50%) SAP