The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Worcestershire region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 21 8 17
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 4 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 4.35% 9.59% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.44% 10.61% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Median daily rate £450 £500 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +56.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £38.25 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -11.56%
Consultant
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Worcestershire 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
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
90 66 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 97.83% 90.41% 96.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 45 54
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £125 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 15
Median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +22.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.50 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £21.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Worcestershire region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester -5 3 £450 -5.26% 1
Consultant
West Midlands

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Worcestershire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (33.33%) Axure RP
1 4 (33.33%) User Experience
1 4 (33.33%) Wireframes
2 3 (25.00%) OmniGraffle
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Adobe
3 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) LogRhythm
3 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
3 2 (16.67%) High Availability
3 2 (16.67%) ArcSight
3 2 (16.67%) SIEM
3 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (16.67%) QA
3 2 (16.67%) Optimizely
3 2 (16.67%) Usabilla
3 2 (16.67%) Hotjar
4 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
4 1 (8.33%) Informatics
4 1 (8.33%) Omniture
4 1 (8.33%) Marketing

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
1 3 (25.00%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
3 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) OLAP
1 1 (8.33%) OLAP Cube
1 1 (8.33%) SAP BW
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Health Informatics
2 1 (8.33%) HP Superdome
2 1 (8.33%) Informatics
2 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Wireframes
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (16.67%) High Availability
2 2 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) UX Design
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CCIE
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Adobe
2 2 (16.67%) ArcSight
2 2 (16.67%) Hotjar
2 2 (16.67%) LogRhythm
2 2 (16.67%) Optimizely
2 2 (16.67%) Usabilla
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Omniture
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds