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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 10 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 10 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 10.87% 5.08% 8.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.05% 5.66% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £425 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.75 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+68.10% +5.45%
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
83 53 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 90.22% 89.83% 86.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 26 17
Average daily rate £350 £301 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% -24.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £110 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+216.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
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 4 August 2015.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 8 (36.36%) Windows
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco
2 6 (27.27%) Firewall
3 5 (22.73%) Linux
3 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
4 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 4 (18.18%) Cyber-Ark
5 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) VMware
5 3 (13.64%) Clustering
5 3 (13.64%) Brocade
5 3 (13.64%) Finance
5 3 (13.64%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (13.64%) HP
5 3 (13.64%) Juniper
5 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
5 3 (13.64%) Symantec
6 2 (9.09%) Citrix
6 2 (9.09%) MySQL
6 2 (9.09%) Toad
6 2 (9.09%) DNS
6 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 2 (9.09%) Telnet
6 2 (9.09%) UNIX
6 2 (9.09%) Change Management
6 2 (9.09%) Identity Management
6 2 (9.09%) SSH
6 2 (9.09%) Replication
6 2 (9.09%) PuTTY

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (4.55%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) Telnet
2 2 (9.09%) PuTTY
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) SSH
3 1 (4.55%) Network Security
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.55%) NAS
3 1 (4.55%) FCoE
3 1 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) OSPF
3 1 (4.55%) BGP
3 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
3 1 (4.55%) LDAP
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Toad
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Replication
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
3 1 (4.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) UNIX
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 3 (13.64%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Identity Management
3 2 (9.09%) Open Source
3 2 (9.09%) High Availability
3 2 (9.09%) SIEM
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Server Building
4 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.55%) System Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.55%) Information Security
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Java
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) CCNP
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.55%) JNCIS
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) HP ASE
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (4.55%) UAG
3 1 (4.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
2 1 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (4.55%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (4.55%) Novell Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (18.18%) Cyber-Ark
3 3 (13.64%) HP
3 3 (13.64%) Juniper
3 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
3 3 (13.64%) Symantec
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
3 3 (13.64%) Brocade
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.09%) IronPort
4 2 (9.09%) Trend Micro
5 1 (4.55%) F5
5 1 (4.55%) Riverbed
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle
5 1 (4.55%) SAP
5 1 (4.55%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) Sun
5 1 (4.55%) Fortinet