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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 15 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 7 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 6.67% - 4.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.07% - 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Median daily rate £500 - £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 - £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £42.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +52.72%
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
99 104 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 94.29% 97.20% 95.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 65 77
Median daily rate £460 £313 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.20% -19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £146 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 3
Median hourly rate £14.25 £30.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £45.45 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Watford region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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 7 December 2016, 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 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 4 (57.14%) SAP
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) SAP HCM
3 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (42.86%) Data Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) High Availability
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Clustering
4 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
4 2 (28.57%) MySQL
4 2 (28.57%) SSL
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) Dell
4 2 (28.57%) Middleware
4 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) ABAP
5 1 (14.29%) DNS

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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) SAP HCM
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Data Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Data Cleansing
2 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) ABAP
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) Dell
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft