The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 27 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.

Consultant
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 - 18
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 13 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 8.07% - 8.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.29% - 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 6
Median daily rate £450 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 - £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.55% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 £50.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +6.00% +19.04%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 140 135 143
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 86.96% 99.26% 92.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 71 67
Median daily rate £375 £310 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.96% -14.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £130 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +207.69% +52.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Watford

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Watford

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Watford over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Watford

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Watford

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

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

1 7 (30.43%) Migration
1 7 (30.43%) Data Migration
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
3 5 (21.74%) MCSE
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (17.39%) Retail
4 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
4 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
4 4 (17.39%) Finance
4 4 (17.39%) XML
4 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
5 3 (13.04%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (13.04%) Talend
5 3 (13.04%) Analytics
5 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (13.04%) Private Cloud
5 3 (13.04%) SAP
5 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
5 3 (13.04%) C#
5 3 (13.04%) Java
5 3 (13.04%) Law
5 3 (13.04%) IBM
5 3 (13.04%) Reuters
5 3 (13.04%) Forcepoint
5 3 (13.04%) Talend Open Studio

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (4.35%) SAP CO
2 1 (4.35%) SAP FI
2 1 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (4.35%) SAP HCM
2 1 (4.35%) SAP MDG
2 1 (4.35%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
1 1 (4.35%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) FTP
2 1 (4.35%) Skype
2 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
1 4 (17.39%) Retail
2 3 (13.04%) Law
3 1 (4.35%) General Ledger
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) XML
2 2 (8.70%) CSS
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) Middleware
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) EDI
3 1 (4.35%) EDIFACT
3 1 (4.35%) EJB
3 1 (4.35%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (4.35%) J2EE
3 1 (4.35%) JDBC
3 1 (4.35%) JMS
3 1 (4.35%) JSON
3 1 (4.35%) JSP
3 1 (4.35%) RESTful
3 1 (4.35%) SAP PI
3 1 (4.35%) Servlets
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (4.35%) XHTML
3 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Private Cloud
2 3 (13.04%) Reference Data
3 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.35%) DataPower
3 1 (4.35%) Social Media
3 1 (4.35%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Data Migration
1 7 (30.43%) Migration
2 3 (13.04%) Analytics
2 3 (13.04%) Data Mapping
2 3 (13.04%) Database Tuning
3 2 (8.70%) Business Process Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) E-business
3 2 (8.70%) ETL
3 2 (8.70%) Merchandise Planning
3 2 (8.70%) SOA
3 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
3 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.35%) ERP
4 1 (4.35%) MVC
4 1 (4.35%) OO
4 1 (4.35%) SEO
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) C#
2 3 (13.04%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) MCSE
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) CCNP
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
1 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Jamf Pro
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
1 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Forcepoint
3 3 (13.04%) IBM
3 3 (13.04%) Reuters
3 3 (13.04%) SAP
3 3 (13.04%) Talend
4 2 (8.70%) Google
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) Juniper
5 1 (4.35%) Meraki
5 1 (4.35%) Palo Alto
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