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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 7 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 12 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 14.81% 10.00% 6.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.46% 10.29% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£330 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
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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
65 68 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 80.25% 97.14% 79.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 44 6
Average daily rate £342 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -15.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £21.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +44.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (16.67%) Symantec
2 2 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) SSH
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Telnet
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) McAfee
3 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix

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Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) SSH
3 1 (8.33%) Telnet
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) PuTTY
3 1 (8.33%) NAS
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Toad
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) Social Media
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Information Security
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (8.33%) High Availability
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) UAG
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (16.67%) Symantec
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) McAfee
3 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (8.33%) Trend Micro
3 1 (8.33%) IronPort
3 1 (8.33%) Brocade