The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Woking 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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 7 23 14
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 6 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 10.91% 5.43% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.04% 5.56% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.22% -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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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Woking 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
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46 90 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 83.64% 97.83% 92.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 59 35
Average daily rate £270 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.14% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £177 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £425
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 £175.00 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+960.60% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Woking

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the Woking region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
1 3 (23.08%) Project Management
1 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
1 3 (23.08%) Release Management
1 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
1 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (23.08%) Open Source
1 3 (23.08%) Build Automation
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps
2 2 (15.38%) EdgeSight
2 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (15.38%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) XenApp
2 2 (15.38%) XenServer
2 2 (15.38%) Imperva
2 2 (15.38%) SAP MII
2 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (15.38%) CRM
2 2 (15.38%) Taxonomies
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) CCA
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (7.69%) EPoS

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP MII
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Open Source
2 2 (15.38%) Taxonomies
3 1 (7.69%) EPoS
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
1 3 (23.08%) Project Management
1 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
1 3 (23.08%) Release Management
1 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
1 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (23.08%) Build Automation
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps
2 2 (15.38%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
2 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCA
1 2 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (15.38%) XenApp
1 2 (15.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) EdgeSight
2 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) HP
1 2 (15.38%) Citrix
1 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (15.38%) Imperva
1 2 (15.38%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft