Period
to 17 September 2019

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 17 September 2019.

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.

Consultant
South West > Devon
6 months to
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 43 35
Rank change year-on-year -5 -8 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 14 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.28% 2.82% 4.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 3.00% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 16
Devon median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £300 £249 £338
90th Percentile £550 £416 £538
South West median daily rate £495 £450 £455
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.10% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Devon median hourly rate - - £41.00
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +3.66% -7.34%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Devon
Contract vacancies in Devon with a recognized job title 585 434 559
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.12% 94.14% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 220 340
Devon median daily rate £420 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £300 £189 £225
90th Percentile £598 £500 £500
South West median daily rate £425 £413 £380
% change year-on-year +3.03% +8.55% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 33
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +169.23% -62.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £11.00 £9.81 £11.34
90th Percentile £52.50 £36.25 £46.00
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £39.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +6.33% +12.86% +27.27%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

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 6 months to 17 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Devon

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 17 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -10 7 £320 -8.57%
Plymouth -2 2 £575 -
Consultant
South West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 17 September 2019, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Devon region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (28.57%) PMO
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (21.43%) Security Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Change Control
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) ERP
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.14%) Local Government
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (7.14%) Softphone
5 1 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) Broadband
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) CISSP
5 1 (7.14%) Windows
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Telecoms

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Broadband
1 1 (7.14%) CTI
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
1 1 (7.14%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 1 (7.14%) Local Government
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.14%) Public Sector
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (28.57%) Project Management
1 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
2 3 (21.43%) Security Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Change Control
3 2 (14.29%) ERP
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (7.14%) Data Extraction
4 1 (7.14%) Data Mapping
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Data Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Avaya
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Infor
2 1 (7.14%) Lumesse
2 1 (7.14%) RightFax
2 1 (7.14%) Verint
2 1 (7.14%) VMware