The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 11 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 8 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 10.81% 7.41% 17.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.43% 9.09% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
Average daily rate £291 - £368
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 - £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 - £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
Job Titles Category
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
70 22 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 94.59% 81.48% 97.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 5 17
Average daily rate £338 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.82% -19.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Consultant
Hertfordshire

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 18 April 2014.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 3 (17.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Finance
4 2 (11.76%) Identity Management
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.76%) Essbase
4 2 (11.76%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) DNS
4 2 (11.76%) MS Access
4 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 2 (11.76%) VBA
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) Business Objects
4 2 (11.76%) MS Office
4 2 (11.76%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (5.88%) RHCE
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.88%) SAN
5 1 (5.88%) Hyperion
5 1 (5.88%) NetApp
5 1 (5.88%) Nokia
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Essbase
1 2 (11.76%) MS Access
General
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Open Source
1 1 (5.88%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Phone
3 1 (5.88%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Identity Management
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
2 1 (5.88%) Project Management
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) Network Design
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) VBA
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.88%) RHCE
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.88%) MCSE
1 1 (5.88%) RHCA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Samba
2 1 (5.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (5.88%) MIIS
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Cobbler
2 1 (5.88%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Business Objects
3 2 (11.76%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Hyperion
4 1 (5.88%) NetApp
4 1 (5.88%) Nokia
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.88%) Sourcefire
4 1 (5.88%) ArcSight
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Infoblox