The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Peterborough 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
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
Rank 14 13 23
Rank change year-on-year -1 +10  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 4.21% 3.70% 4.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.40% 3.90% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £450 £246 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +82.74% -40.30%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £16.50 - £24.50
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 Peterborough. 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
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 91 77 137
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 95.79% 95.06% 97.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 35 79
Median daily rate £300 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £170 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 28
Median hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.15% +154.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £41.50 £22.50
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 Peterborough

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Peterborough

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Peterborough

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Peterborough

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

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 Peterborough region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Flex
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) Sage 50
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) Shopify
3 1 (11.11%) Pacemaker
3 1 (11.11%) Linux-HA
3 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
3 1 (11.11%) Presales
3 1 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (11.11%) HTML

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (11.11%) Sage 50
2 1 (11.11%) Shopify
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Flex
2 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) OO
2 1 (11.11%) Presales
2 1 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Linux-HA
1 1 (11.11%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Juniper
2 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
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