The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
South West / Devon
Rank 28 32 36
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 9 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 3.42% 1.52% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.59% 1.55% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £501 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.07% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  
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 Devon. 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
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 251 193 250
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 95.44% 97.97% 98.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 139 116
Median daily rate £375 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.45% +12.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 12
Median hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +94.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.80 £10.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £43.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Devon

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Devon

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Devon over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Devon

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Devon

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Devon region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 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
Exeter -10 4 £400 -20.07% 3
Plymouth - 1 £599 -
Consultant
South West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 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 Devon region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 8 (36.36%) SQL
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) .NET
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 4 (18.18%) IIS
3 4 (18.18%) CSS
4 3 (13.64%) Java
4 3 (13.64%) SLA
4 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
4 3 (13.64%) Contract Management
4 3 (13.64%) Local Government
4 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 3 (13.64%) Supplier Management
5 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
5 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
5 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) C#
5 2 (9.09%) HTML
5 2 (9.09%) Linux
5 2 (9.09%) JBoss
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (4.55%) Apache

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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 4 (18.18%) IIS
1 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) JBoss
2 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) Jetty
3 1 (4.55%) Mongrel
3 1 (4.55%) nginx
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.55%) Google App Engine
1 1 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) PaaS
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) FTP
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) IPsec
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) SSL
2 1 (4.55%) VoIP
2 1 (4.55%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.55%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (13.64%) Local Government
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Billing
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.55%) Ajax
4 1 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (4.55%) J2EE
4 1 (4.55%) JMS
4 1 (4.55%) jQuery
4 1 (4.55%) JSON
4 1 (4.55%) REST
4 1 (4.55%) Servlets
4 1 (4.55%) SOAP
4 1 (4.55%) Spring
4 1 (4.55%) Struts
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.55%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (13.64%) Contract Management
2 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
2 3 (13.64%) Supplier Management
3 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.55%) Analytics
3 1 (4.55%) Case Management
3 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (4.55%) Data Management
3 1 (4.55%) DevOps
3 1 (4.55%) Open Source
3 1 (4.55%) Patch Management
3 1 (4.55%) Release Management
3 1 (4.55%) SDLC
3 1 (4.55%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) CISSP
3 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) SANS
3 1 (4.55%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Nessus
1 1 (4.55%) Nexpose
1 1 (4.55%) Nmap
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) QRadar
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Apple
3 1 (4.55%) ArcSight
3 1 (4.55%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) IFS
3 1 (4.55%) Intel
3 1 (4.55%) Intel Security
3 1 (4.55%) Mercator
3 1 (4.55%) NetWitness
3 1 (4.55%) Qualys
3 1 (4.55%) Snow
3 1 (4.55%) Splunk
3 1 (4.55%) VMware
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago