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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 28 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 18 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.93% 5.48% 6.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.17% 5.80% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 12
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £403 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £614 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £38.25 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -11.56%
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
348 362 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.34% 94.52% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 250 217
Median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 38 35
Median hourly rate £37.50 £20.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.92% -41.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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
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 28 May 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 7 (22.58%) SAP
2 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (16.13%) Finance
3 5 (16.13%) Oracle
4 4 (12.90%) SQL
4 4 (12.90%) SDL Web 8
4 4 (12.90%) Wireless
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (12.90%) Web Development
4 4 (12.90%) Network Security
4 4 (12.90%) Migration
5 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
5 3 (9.68%) SAP BPC
5 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
5 3 (9.68%) Firewall
5 3 (9.68%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (9.68%) SAP BW
5 3 (9.68%) NetWeaver
5 3 (9.68%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
5 3 (9.68%) CRM
6 2 (6.45%) ERP
6 2 (6.45%) .NET
6 2 (6.45%) C

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 3 (9.68%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (9.68%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.23%) Smallworld
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (12.90%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (9.68%) SAP BPC
3 2 (6.45%) SAP CRM
3 2 (6.45%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (3.23%) Infor M3
4 1 (3.23%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Network Security
1 4 (12.90%) Wireless
2 3 (9.68%) Firewall
3 2 (6.45%) Internet
4 1 (3.23%) BGP
4 1 (3.23%) DMVPN
4 1 (3.23%) EIGRP
4 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.23%) OSPF
4 1 (3.23%) SAN
4 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (9.68%) SAP BW
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.23%) GIS
4 1 (3.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.45%) Hudson
3 1 (3.23%) ClearQuest
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Advertising
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) JSF
2 1 (3.23%) Silverlight
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Data Extraction
1 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (12.90%) Migration
2 4 (12.90%) Web Development
3 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (9.68%) CRM
3 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.45%) ERP
4 2 (6.45%) SAP Security
4 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (3.23%) Analytics
5 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.23%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (3.23%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.23%) Patch Management
5 1 (3.23%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (3.23%) User Stories
5 1 (3.23%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
2 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.45%) C
3 2 (6.45%) Embedded C
4 1 (3.23%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) Magik
4 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) CCIE
1 1 (3.23%) CCNA
1 1 (3.23%) CCNP
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (3.23%) ISA Server
1 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) SAP
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco
4 1 (3.23%) EMC
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) Infor
4 1 (3.23%) NetApp
4 1 (3.23%) OutlookSoft
4 1 (3.23%) Sophos