The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Telford during the 3 months to 27 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.

Consultant
Shropshire / Telford
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 57 27
Rank change year-on-year +32 -30  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 7 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Telford 4.64% 1.88% 3.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.83% 1.91% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £550 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
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 £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 Telford. 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
Telford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 145 367 136
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Telford 96.03% 98.66% 97.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 113 64
Median daily rate £475 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +8.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £22.69 - £13.06
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 Telford

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Telford

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Telford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Telford

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Telford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Telford

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 Telford region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (35.00%) Firewall
1 7 (35.00%) Fortinet
2 6 (30.00%) Aruba
3 5 (25.00%) DevOps
3 5 (25.00%) Wireless
3 5 (25.00%) Linux
3 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (20.00%) Kibana
4 4 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (20.00%) Windows
4 4 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (20.00%) logstash
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) DNS
6 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (10.00%) Coaching
6 2 (10.00%) New Media
7 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (5.00%) Opsview
7 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
7 1 (5.00%) Splunk
7 1 (5.00%) Web Development
7 1 (5.00%) QA
7 1 (5.00%) Network Security
7 1 (5.00%) SAP Fiori
7 1 (5.00%) VSAN
7 1 (5.00%) SAP HR
7 1 (5.00%) VMware

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Telford 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 4 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Firewall
2 5 (25.00%) Wireless
3 2 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (5.00%) Network Security
4 1 (5.00%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (5.00%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) New Media
2 1 (5.00%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) DevOps
2 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Coaching
3 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.00%) ERP
4 1 (5.00%) Open Source
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Kibana
1 4 (20.00%) logstash
2 1 (5.00%) Opsview
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Fortinet
2 6 (30.00%) Aruba
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Splunk
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
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