Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £510 per day in advertised job vacancies in Telford during the 6 months to 24 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
Shropshire > Telford
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 47 35
Rank change year-on-year +31 -12 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 38 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Telford 11.18% 3.85% 2.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.62% 4.07% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 4
Telford median daily rate £510 £450 £521
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -13.67% +48.93%
10th Percentile £445 £313 £459
90th Percentile £600 £525 £555
Shropshire median daily rate £493 £450 £521
% change year-on-year +9.44% -13.67% +48.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Telford median hourly rate - - -
Shropshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Telford. 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
Telford
Contract vacancies in Telford with a recognized job title 327 664 308
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.18% 94.59% 96.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 285 94
Telford median daily rate £470 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.82% +3.53% +28.79%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £265
90th Percentile £590 £558 £555
Shropshire median daily rate £452 £438 £378
% change year-on-year +3.40% +15.89% +14.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 18
Telford median hourly rate £35.00 £21.47 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.06% -36.40% +95.34%
10th Percentile £24.20 £21.46 £14.55
90th Percentile £39.20 £21.47 £40.87
Shropshire median hourly rate £35.00 £21.47 £33.75
% change year-on-year +63.06% -36.40% +68.75%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Telford

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Telford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Telford over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Telford

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Telford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 24 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 Telford region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 18 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 16 (42.11%) JIRA
3 15 (39.47%) DevOps
4 13 (34.21%) Ansible
4 13 (34.21%) Terraform
4 13 (34.21%) Jenkins
5 11 (28.95%) Bitbucket
5 11 (28.95%) Confluence
5 11 (28.95%) Atlassian
5 11 (28.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (26.32%) Linux
7 9 (23.68%) BC Cleared
8 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
8 8 (21.05%) Presales
8 8 (21.05%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (21.05%) Vagrant
8 8 (21.05%) Windows
9 7 (18.42%) Finance
9 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
9 7 (18.42%) GitHub
9 7 (18.42%) FishEye
10 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
10 6 (15.79%) Workflow
10 6 (15.79%) Scrum
11 5 (13.16%) Performance Management
11 5 (13.16%) CMDB
11 5 (13.16%) Software Packaging
11 5 (13.16%) Cisco
11 5 (13.16%) BMC

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 11 (28.95%) Confluence
2 8 (21.05%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) GitHub
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) SAN
Development Applications
1 16 (42.11%) JIRA
2 13 (34.21%) Jenkins
3 11 (28.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 11 (28.95%) Bitbucket
4 8 (21.05%) Vagrant
5 7 (18.42%) FishEye
6 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
7 5 (13.16%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (5.26%) Selenium
8 2 (5.26%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (5.26%) WebDriver
9 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.63%) CSS
2 1 (2.63%) Flash
2 1 (2.63%) HTML
2 1 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) CMDB
1 5 (13.16%) User Experience
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Linux
2 8 (21.05%) Windows
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.26%) Solaris
5 1 (2.63%) AIX
5 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) DevOps
2 8 (21.05%) Presales
3 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.79%) Scrum
4 6 (15.79%) Workflow
5 5 (13.16%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
5 5 (13.16%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (13.16%) Performance Management
5 5 (13.16%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (13.16%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (13.16%) Visualisation
6 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 3 (7.89%) ITIL
7 3 (7.89%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (7.89%) Mathematics
7 3 (7.89%) Process Improvement
7 3 (7.89%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (7.89%) Statistics
7 3 (7.89%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.68%) BC Cleared
3 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (2.63%) CISM
4 1 (2.63%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.63%) ISO 22301
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) VMware NSX
2 1 (2.63%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (34.21%) Ansible
1 13 (34.21%) Terraform
2 5 (13.16%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Atlassian
2 5 (13.16%) AppDynamics
2 5 (13.16%) BMC
2 5 (13.16%) Cisco
2 5 (13.16%) Riverbed
3 2 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) Sun
4 1 (2.63%) Veritas