The median contractor rate for a Technical Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 29 June 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.

Technical Consultant
UK > Wales
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 55 75
Rank change year-on-year -5 +20  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.32% 0.72% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.74% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Wales median daily rate £475 - -
UK median daily rate £473 £428 £445
% change year-on-year +10.52% -3.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £33.97 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 594 539 823
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.27% 96.94% 96.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1268 1205 1749
Wales median daily rate £363 £378 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.97% +4.71%  
10th Percentile £175 £200 £200
90th Percentile £538 £550 £488
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 112 143
Wales median hourly rate £16.28 £13.00 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.23% -5.10%  
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £8.50
90th Percentile £54.00 £44.03 £18.50
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  

Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Consultant in Wales

Technical Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Consultant in Wales

Technical Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Consultant within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Wales - 2 £475 -
Technical Consultant
UK

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Technical 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 Wales region featuring Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) TestDirector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) BMC
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas
1 1 (50.00%) VMware