The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Welwyn Garden City 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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 8 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 14 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 11.48% 9.52% 8.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.73% 10.71% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £344 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% -19.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +5.26%
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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 Welwyn Garden City 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
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102 56 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 83.61% 88.89% 82.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 35 13
Average daily rate £325 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.87% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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Daily Rate Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Welwyn Garden City region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 7 (36.84%) Windows
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco
2 6 (31.58%) Firewall
3 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
4 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (21.05%) Cyber-Ark
5 3 (15.79%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (15.79%) Finance
5 3 (15.79%) Symantec
5 3 (15.79%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) Clustering
5 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
6 2 (10.53%) IronPort
6 2 (10.53%) Retail
6 2 (10.53%) SSH
6 2 (10.53%) Brocade
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (10.53%) Trend Micro
6 2 (10.53%) Replication
6 2 (10.53%) UNIX
6 2 (10.53%) Change Management
6 2 (10.53%) Identity Management
6 2 (10.53%) Telnet
6 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
6 2 (10.53%) HP
6 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
6 2 (10.53%) Juniper
6 2 (10.53%) MySQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) SSH
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) Telnet
2 2 (10.53%) PuTTY
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) LDAP
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) Network Security
3 1 (5.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Toad
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) PKI
3 1 (5.26%) Social Media
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) UNIX
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.53%) Open Source
3 2 (10.53%) Identity Management
3 2 (10.53%) High Availability
3 2 (10.53%) SIEM
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Server Building
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.26%) Firmware
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (5.26%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (5.26%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (5.26%) Novell Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) Cyber-Ark
3 3 (15.79%) Symantec
4 2 (10.53%) Brocade
4 2 (10.53%) IronPort
4 2 (10.53%) Trend Micro
4 2 (10.53%) Juniper
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
4 2 (10.53%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Sun
5 1 (5.26%) CA
5 1 (5.26%) Novell
5 1 (5.26%) McAfee
5 1 (5.26%) VMware