The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £455 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hemel Hempstead during the 3 months to 29 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.

Consultant
Hertfordshire / Hemel Hempstead
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 9 15
Rank change year-on-year +7 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 11 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hemel Hempstead 31.43% 9.38% 2.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.43% 9.57% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Median daily rate £455 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -  
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 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% +38.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Hemel Hempstead. 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
Hemel Hempstead
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 35 94 64
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hemel Hempstead 100.00% 97.92% 95.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 50 29
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £300 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.35% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Hemel Hempstead

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Hemel Hempstead

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Hemel Hempstead

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 29 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 Hemel Hempstead region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 13 (72.22%) Security Cleared
2 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) PowerShell
4 5 (27.78%) NetScaler
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (27.78%) Intel Security
4 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
4 5 (27.78%) Citrix
4 5 (27.78%) Windows 10
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco
5 4 (22.22%) Juniper
5 4 (22.22%) SAP
6 3 (16.67%) Firewall
6 3 (16.67%) ISA Server
6 3 (16.67%) PKI
6 3 (16.67%) SAP GTS
6 3 (16.67%) Trustwave
6 3 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Palo Alto
7 2 (11.11%) Middleware
7 2 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (11.11%) SCCM
7 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 1 (5.56%) ERP
8 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
8 1 (5.56%) XML
8 1 (5.56%) MS Office
8 1 (5.56%) PeopleSoft

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead 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 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) SAP GTS
2 1 (5.56%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) NetScaler
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (5.56%) NAS
3 1 (5.56%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) LSMW
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) BAPI
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.56%) EMC VNX
2 1 (5.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows 10
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (5.56%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (5.56%) Data Mapping
2 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
2 1 (5.56%) Data Transformation
2 1 (5.56%) Data Validation
2 1 (5.56%) ERP
2 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (5.56%) Migration
2 1 (5.56%) Presales
2 1 (5.56%) Security Architecture
2 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
2 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) ISA Server
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.56%) Simpana
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Citrix
2 5 (27.78%) Intel Security
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco
3 4 (22.22%) Juniper
3 4 (22.22%) SAP
4 3 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 3 (16.67%) Trustwave
5 1 (5.56%) CommVault
5 1 (5.56%) EMC
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Isilon
5 1 (5.56%) Northgate
5 1 (5.56%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec