The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Welwyn Garden City during the 3 months to 25 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 / Welwyn Garden City
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 13 7
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 7 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City 12.96% 7.94% 13.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.29% 8.06% 16.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Median daily rate £550 £538 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.32% +34.37%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.55% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 £49.95 £42.00
% change year-on-year +6.10% +18.92%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Welwyn Garden City. 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
Welwyn Garden City
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 49 62 109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Welwyn Garden City 90.74% 98.41% 84.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 58
Median daily rate £425 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +26.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £477 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.71% -63.15%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Welwyn Garden City

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City that featured Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Welwyn Garden City

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Welwyn Garden City

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 25 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 Welwyn Garden City region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 14 (77.78%) Data Centre
2 12 (66.67%) Programme Delivery
3 9 (50.00%) Information Security
4 8 (44.44%) Management Information System
4 8 (44.44%) Risk Management
4 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (44.44%) Security Architecture
4 8 (44.44%) Middleware
4 8 (44.44%) DevOps
4 8 (44.44%) Waterfall
4 8 (44.44%) Information Assurance
4 8 (44.44%) Data Analytics
4 8 (44.44%) Analytics
4 8 (44.44%) Database Security
4 8 (44.44%) Big Data
4 8 (44.44%) Big Data Analytics
5 5 (27.78%) Palo Alto
5 5 (27.78%) Cisco
5 5 (27.78%) CCNP
5 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (22.22%) CCIE
6 4 (22.22%) Symantec
7 3 (16.67%) Firewall
7 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
7 3 (16.67%) Juniper
7 3 (16.67%) CCDP
7 3 (16.67%) CISSP
7 3 (16.67%) Windows
7 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) BGP
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
2 2 (11.11%) Internet
2 2 (11.11%) Network Security
2 2 (11.11%) OSPF
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (5.56%) FCoE
3 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (5.56%) NX-OS
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) IDA Disassembler
1 1 (5.56%) Metasploit
1 1 (5.56%) OllyDbg
1 1 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (77.78%) Data Centre
2 8 (44.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 1 (5.56%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) VMS
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.56%) Kali Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Programme Delivery
2 9 (50.00%) Information Security
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Analytics
3 8 (44.44%) Big Data Analytics
3 8 (44.44%) Data Analytics
3 8 (44.44%) Database Security
3 8 (44.44%) DevOps
3 8 (44.44%) Information Assurance
3 8 (44.44%) Risk Management
3 8 (44.44%) Security Architecture
3 8 (44.44%) Waterfall
4 3 (16.67%) Compliance Audit
4 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Presales
5 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Perl
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) Assembly Language
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) CCNP
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (22.22%) CCIE
3 3 (16.67%) CCDP
3 3 (16.67%) CCSE
3 3 (16.67%) CISSP
4 2 (11.11%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) GPG13
1 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VirtualBox
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.56%) EnCase
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco
1 5 (27.78%) Palo Alto
2 4 (22.22%) Symantec
3 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 3 (16.67%) CyberArk
3 3 (16.67%) F5
3 3 (16.67%) Juniper
4 2 (11.11%) Computacenter
4 2 (11.11%) FireEye
4 2 (11.11%) Forcepoint
4 2 (11.11%) McAfee
4 2 (11.11%) Sophos
4 2 (11.11%) Sourcefire
4 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) Aruba
5 1 (5.56%) Fortinet