The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 17 55 33
Rank change year-on-year +38 -22  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 22 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 6.49% 1.42% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.79% 1.44% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 4
Median daily rate £438 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £375 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £375 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £439 £438
% change year-on-year +2.56% +0.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £48.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -2.08% +95.91%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 324 417 260
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 95.58% 98.58% 98.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 295 200
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 12
Median hourly rate £13.70 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.38% -7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff that featured Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Cardiff

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Consultant in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Cardiff

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Cardiff over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Cardiff

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Cardiff

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 Cardiff region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 21 (50.00%) Oracle
2 20 (47.62%) Teradata
3 17 (40.48%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (40.48%) Informatica
4 13 (30.95%) Change Data Capture
4 13 (30.95%) PowerExchange
4 13 (30.95%) Linux
5 12 (28.57%) Windows
6 11 (26.19%) SQL
6 11 (26.19%) SAP
6 11 (26.19%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (23.81%) Data Analysis
7 10 (23.81%) Database Tuning
7 10 (23.81%) ETL
7 10 (23.81%) PowerCenter
7 10 (23.81%) Oracle Database
7 10 (23.81%) ETL Development
8 8 (19.05%) Data Mapping
9 6 (14.29%) iSeries
9 6 (14.29%) Data Quality
10 5 (11.90%) Finance
11 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (9.52%) Python
11 4 (9.52%) Degree
11 4 (9.52%) Big Data
11 4 (9.52%) Hadoop
11 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
12 3 (7.14%) HBase

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (30.95%) PowerExchange
2 3 (7.14%) Apache Spark
2 3 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (2.38%) SAS
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SAP HR
1 2 (4.76%) SAP MRS
1 2 (4.76%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (2.38%) SAP Business One
2 1 (2.38%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.38%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Firewall
1 1 (2.38%) Network Security
1 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.38%) VSAN
1 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (40.48%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (23.81%) Oracle Database
2 10 (23.81%) PowerCenter
3 4 (9.52%) Big Data
3 4 (9.52%) Hadoop
4 3 (7.14%) HBase
4 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.38%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.38%) GIS
6 1 (2.38%) OLAP
6 1 (2.38%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (2.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Advertising
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Billing
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) iSeries
2 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.14%) User Experience
4 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.38%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Linux
2 12 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Change Data Capture
2 10 (23.81%) Data Analysis
2 10 (23.81%) Database Tuning
2 10 (23.81%) ETL
2 10 (23.81%) ETL Development
3 8 (19.05%) Data Mapping
4 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.14%) Analytics
5 3 (7.14%) Business Analytics
5 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (7.14%) Information Security
5 3 (7.14%) MapReduce
6 2 (4.76%) Information Assurance
6 2 (4.76%) Migration
6 2 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (4.76%) Scrum
6 2 (4.76%) Security Testing
6 2 (4.76%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) Python
3 3 (7.14%) R
4 1 (2.38%) C
4 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (7.14%) SAP Certification
3 1 (2.38%) CISM
3 1 (2.38%) CISSP
3 1 (2.38%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 3 (7.14%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 21 (50.00%) Oracle
2 20 (47.62%) Teradata
3 17 (40.48%) Informatica
4 11 (26.19%) SAP
5 3 (7.14%) Cloudera
5 3 (7.14%) VMware
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco
6 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.38%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.38%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.38%) NetApp
7 1 (2.38%) Proofpoint
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