The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newport during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
South Wales / Newport
Rank 21 19 16
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newport 3.19% 5.13% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.26% 5.26% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £575 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.33% -  
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 £24.50
% change year-on-year -2.08% +95.91%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Newport. 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
Newport
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 92 76 59
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newport 97.87% 97.44% 95.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 48 34
Median daily rate £500 £370 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.13% +1.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £110 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 1
Median hourly rate £14.50 £43.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.66% +26.08%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Newport

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Newport

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newport

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Newport

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Newport

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 22 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 Newport region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (63.64%) Python
2 6 (54.55%) CISSP
2 6 (54.55%) Ethical Hacking
2 6 (54.55%) CEH
2 6 (54.55%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (54.55%) OWASP
2 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (54.55%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (54.55%) Secure Coding
3 5 (45.45%) Security Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (45.45%) SAP
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) CREST Certified
4 4 (36.36%) Static Program Analysis
4 4 (36.36%) Algorithms
4 4 (36.36%) Fuzz Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Social Engineering
4 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (36.36%) Security Architecture
4 4 (36.36%) Static Code Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Big Data
5 3 (27.27%) Cloudera
5 3 (27.27%) Business Analytics
5 3 (27.27%) Analytics
5 3 (27.27%) MongoDB

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Newport 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 3 (27.27%) Apache Spark
1 3 (27.27%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Big Data
1 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
1 3 (27.27%) HBase
1 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
1 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (18.18%) Electronics
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Algorithms
2 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 3 (27.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Continuous Delivery
1 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (54.55%) Ethical Hacking
1 6 (54.55%) OWASP
1 6 (54.55%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (54.55%) Secure Coding
2 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (45.45%) Security Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (36.36%) Fuzz Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Security Architecture
3 4 (36.36%) Social Engineering
3 4 (36.36%) Static Code Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Static Program Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Analytics
4 3 (27.27%) Business Analytics
4 3 (27.27%) Information Assurance
4 3 (27.27%) MapReduce
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Python
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) CEH
1 6 (54.55%) CISSP
2 4 (36.36%) CREST Certified
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) SAP
2 3 (27.27%) Cloudera
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Teradata