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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 7 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 12.73% 3.30% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.28% 3.61% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
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£450 £675 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +42.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.22 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-34.66% -
Consultant
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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
43 83 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 78.18% 91.21% 84.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 40 33
Average daily rate £360 £410 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +4.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £184 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 5
Average hourly rate £17.22 £11.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.06% -35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 27 January 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 5 (31.25%) SAP
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) CRM
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (18.75%) Release Management
3 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) Open Source
3 3 (18.75%) Build Automation
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) MCTS
4 2 (12.50%) Imperva
4 2 (12.50%) SAP MII
4 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) SAP PLM
4 2 (12.50%) WCF
4 2 (12.50%) WPF
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) PLM
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (12.50%) MS Excel

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (12.50%) SAP MII
2 2 (12.50%) SAP PLM
3 1 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (6.25%) SAP CO
3 1 (6.25%) SAP FI
3 1 (6.25%) SAP Business One
3 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) WCF
1 2 (12.50%) WPF
1 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) EPoS
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) CRM
2 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Release Management
2 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (18.75%) Build Automation
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps
3 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) PLM
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) ERP
4 1 (6.25%) Content Management
4 1 (6.25%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C#
1 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) MCTS
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) CTC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) SAP
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Imperva