The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 83 75 59
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 3 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.25% 0.48% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.52% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
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£338 - £405
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 - £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 - £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £392 £405
% change year-on-year
+8.34% -3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +32.00%
Technical Consultant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1143 960 736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 93.69% 92.13% 90.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 493 315
Average daily rate £365 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £212 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 51 85
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.55 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £28.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Consultant in the job title across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Technical Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Technical Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Technical Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Consultant within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -8 2 £375 - 2
High Wycombe - 1 £301 -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Technical Consultant
South East

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited Technical Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Consultant in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Advertising
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) GFI Software
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) X++

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited Technical Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (50.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) X++
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) GFI Software
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Dell