The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridge region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 26 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 11 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.59% 4.20% 6.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.73% 4.50% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 7
Median daily rate £350 £413 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £355 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £545 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £42.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +54.12%
Consultant
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
295 378 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.41% 93.33% 92.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 245 198
Median daily rate £350 £380 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £281 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 24 19
Median hourly rate £39.25 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £11.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cambridge region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 Cambridge region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (24.00%) SAP
2 5 (20.00%) Information Security
2 5 (20.00%) ERP
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (16.00%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (16.00%) SIEM
4 3 (12.00%) Network Security
4 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (12.00%) CISA
4 3 (12.00%) CISM
4 3 (12.00%) SAP MM
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) SAP SD
4 3 (12.00%) CISSP
4 3 (12.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle
4 3 (12.00%) Security Hardening
4 3 (12.00%) Security Operations
4 3 (12.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (8.00%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (8.00%) Office 365
5 2 (8.00%) ABAP
5 2 (8.00%) .NET
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.00%) Windows

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) SAP MM
1 3 (12.00%) SAP SD
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.00%) SAP ERP
2 1 (4.00%) SAP MDM
2 1 (4.00%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Mimecast
2 1 (4.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Network Security
2 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SAP BW
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.00%) Power BI
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Selenium
1 1 (4.00%) Selenium IDE
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Local Government
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (8.00%) PMI
3 1 (4.00%) CESG
3 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (20.00%) ERP
1 5 (20.00%) Information Security
2 4 (16.00%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (16.00%) SIEM
3 3 (12.00%) Project Management
3 3 (12.00%) Security Hardening
3 3 (12.00%) Security Operations
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.00%) Change Control
4 2 (8.00%) CRM
4 2 (8.00%) Information Management
4 2 (8.00%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (8.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) C#
2 2 (8.00%) ABAP
2 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) CISA
1 3 (12.00%) CISM
1 3 (12.00%) CISSP
2 2 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) ISEB
2 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.00%) MCITP
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.00%) HNC
3 1 (4.00%) HND
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) NVQ Level 4
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) SAP
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle
4 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) JD Edwards