The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Welwyn Garden City during the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
Hertfordshire / Welwyn Garden City
Rank 3 9 12
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 11 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City 20.00% 5.26% 3.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.37% 5.88% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £500 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.84% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £439 £438
% change year-on-year +2.56% +0.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £48.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -2.08% +95.91%  

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 54 51 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Welwyn Garden City 98.18% 89.47% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 9
Median daily rate £450 £325 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -13.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £220 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.50% -  
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 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 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 23 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 Welwyn Garden City region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 17 (68.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 10 (40.00%) Information Security
2 10 (40.00%) Analytics
3 9 (36.00%) Database Security
3 9 (36.00%) DevOps
3 9 (36.00%) Data Analytics
3 9 (36.00%) Management Information System
3 9 (36.00%) Middleware
3 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) Information Assurance
3 9 (36.00%) Waterfall
3 9 (36.00%) Security Architecture
3 9 (36.00%) Big Data
3 9 (36.00%) Big Data Analytics
4 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (20.00%) OWASP
5 5 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Scalability Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (16.00%) Sophos
6 4 (16.00%) Symantec
6 4 (16.00%) Cisco
6 4 (16.00%) Performance Engineering
7 3 (12.00%) CCNP
7 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (8.00%) Performance Testing

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (8.00%) BGP
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (8.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (8.00%) OSPF
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (4.00%) FCoE
3 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.00%) NX-OS
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (68.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (36.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
1 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Analytics
1 10 (40.00%) Information Security
1 10 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 9 (36.00%) Data Analytics
2 9 (36.00%) Database Security
2 9 (36.00%) DevOps
2 9 (36.00%) Information Assurance
2 9 (36.00%) Security Architecture
2 9 (36.00%) Waterfall
3 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (20.00%) OWASP
4 5 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Performance Engineering
5 4 (16.00%) Scalability Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (8.00%) Change Control
6 2 (8.00%) Presales
6 2 (8.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) CCNP
1 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.00%) CCNA
3 1 (4.00%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco
1 4 (16.00%) Sophos
1 4 (16.00%) Symantec
2 2 (8.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (8.00%) Sourcefire
2 2 (8.00%) Splunk
3 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.00%) Computacenter
3 1 (4.00%) F5
3 1 (4.00%) Forcepoint
3 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (4.00%) Juniper
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
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