Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Peterborough during the 6 months to 21 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.

Consultant
Cambridgeshire > Peterborough
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 24 26
Rank change year-on-year -8 +2 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 13 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 3.53% 3.54% 4.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.78% 3.65% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 8
Peterborough median daily rate £413 £406 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.60% -4.41% -10.53%
10th Percentile £256 £304 £400
90th Percentile £508 £467 £438
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £426 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +0.12% - +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Peterborough median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £22.50 £175.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year -87.14% +191.67% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough. 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
Peterborough
Contract vacancies in Peterborough with a recognized job title 344 219 229
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.48% 96.90% 98.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 106 126
Peterborough median daily rate £351 £315 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.27% -4.55% +6.45%
10th Percentile £170 £104 £121
90th Percentile £474 £488 £575
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year - -1.32% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 41
Peterborough median hourly rate £13.50 £13.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.89% +10.42% -20.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.17 £9.00
90th Percentile £21.25 £45.25 £24.25
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% +70.73% -17.17%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Peterborough over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Peterborough

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Peterborough

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 6 (46.15%) SAP
1 6 (46.15%) GAP Analysis
1 6 (46.15%) Process Improvement
1 6 (46.15%) Change Control
1 6 (46.15%) QA
2 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (15.38%) Symantec
4 2 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
5 1 (7.69%) Security Management
5 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.69%) Legal
5 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (7.69%) CSS
5 1 (7.69%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (7.69%) Cognos
5 1 (7.69%) SMS
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) SAP HR
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security
5 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Northgate
5 1 (7.69%) ResourceLink
5 1 (7.69%) COBIT
5 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (7.69%) ResourceLink
2 1 (7.69%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
1 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (7.69%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) Node.js
1 1 (7.69%) React
1 1 (7.69%) Redux
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Change Control
1 6 (46.15%) GAP Analysis
1 6 (46.15%) Process Improvement
2 1 (7.69%) API Development
2 1 (7.69%) Information Security
2 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Security Management
2 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) Symantec
3 1 (7.69%) Cognos
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) NGA Human Resources
3 1 (7.69%) Northgate