The median contractor rate for a Senior Consultant was £650 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 28 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.

Senior Consultant
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 58 64
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.68% 0.44% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.46% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £650 £433 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.28% -8.94%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £463 £475
% change year-on-year +18.91% -2.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 571 656 678
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 96.78% 95.49% 95.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 319 351
Median daily rate £445 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 53 44
Median hourly rate £30.00 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.28% +3.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £7.85 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.13 £49.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Senior Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Consultant in Hertfordshire

Senior Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Consultant in Hertfordshire

Senior Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Consultant within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Watford - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Senior Consultant
East of England

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Senior 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 Senior Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) F5
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (25.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (25.00%) Logistics
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security
2 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (25.00%) Law
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (12.50%) CCIE
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) JDA
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
3 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling

Senior 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (12.50%) IOS XR
2 1 (12.50%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (25.00%) Law
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) AIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Logistics
1 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (12.50%) Data Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Supply Chain Transformation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCIE
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) F5
2 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) JDA
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle