The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Dunstable during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
Bedfordshire / Dunstable
Rank 7 4 13
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dunstable 14.81% 11.11% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.67% 11.11% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.77% +9.09%  
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 £31.00
% change year-on-year -2.08% +54.83%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Dunstable. 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
Dunstable
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 24 9 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dunstable 88.89% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 37
Median daily rate £365 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.88% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £450 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £608 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Dunstable

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Dunstable

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dunstable

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Dunstable

Consultant Skill Set
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 25 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 Dunstable region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Service Design
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Smart View
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) SAP R/3

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (16.67%) SAP R/3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Smart View
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Service Design
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) SAP