Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Consultant was £508 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 20 November 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.

IT Consultant
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 88 100
Rank change year-on-year -9 +12 +3
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.13% 0.36% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.38% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Hertfordshire median daily rate £508 - £394
10th Percentile £467 - £362
90th Percentile £562 - £431
East of England median daily rate £485 - £438
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £46.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 1451 1325 1532
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.95% 96.64% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 762 775
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £200 £208 £190
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 80 158
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.17 £14.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.40% -15.94% +11.29%
10th Percentile £11.13 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £43.68 £53.75 £41.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £21.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year -18.86% +4.17% +5.00%

IT Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Consultant in Hertfordshire

IT Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Consultant in Hertfordshire

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT 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 Hertfordshire region featuring IT Consultant in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Nessus
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Qualys
1 1 (50.00%) Kali Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP

IT Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Kali Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Qualys