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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 9 7 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 4.00% 11.11% 4.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.55% 12.90% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
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£425 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.31% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -23.61%
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 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
44 31 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 88.00% 86.11% 97.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 26
Average daily rate £325 £369 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% +13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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

Consultant
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

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Database Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Replication
4 1 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Clustering
4 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) MS Office
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (10.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Database Tuning
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) CommVault
2 1 (10.00%) NetApp
2 1 (10.00%) WatchGuard