The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 27 33 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 34 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.63% 3.68% 5.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.08% 3.94% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 8
Average daily rate
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£438 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £310 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £538 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.75 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+68.10% +5.45%
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
480 457 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.57% 93.46% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 310 148
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £479 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 36 51
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

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 4 August 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 26 (41.27%) SAP
2 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 12 (19.05%) Finance
4 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (11.11%) ERP
5 7 (11.11%) ITIL
6 6 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (9.52%) SAP Implementation
7 5 (7.94%) Office 365
7 5 (7.94%) SuccessFactors
8 4 (6.35%) NetScaler
8 4 (6.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (6.35%) Data Centre
8 4 (6.35%) Riverbed
8 4 (6.35%) SAP MRS
8 4 (6.35%) F5
8 4 (6.35%) SAP HCM
8 4 (6.35%) Fortinet
8 4 (6.35%) Network Security
8 4 (6.35%) Time Management
8 4 (6.35%) Performance Management
8 4 (6.35%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (6.35%) HP ASE
8 4 (6.35%) HP MASE
8 4 (6.35%) JNCIP
8 4 (6.35%) JNCIE
8 4 (6.35%) CheckPoint
8 4 (6.35%) Cisco
8 4 (6.35%) Juniper
8 4 (6.35%) Project Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.76%) Lync
3 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.59%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) SAP HCM
1 4 (6.35%) SAP MRS
2 3 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (4.76%) SAP EWM
2 3 (4.76%) SAP MM
2 3 (4.76%) SAP CRM
3 2 (3.17%) Tridion
3 2 (3.17%) SAP ERP
3 2 (3.17%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.59%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (1.59%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.59%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.59%) SAP PP
4 1 (1.59%) SAP WM
4 1 (1.59%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.59%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.59%) SAP CS
4 1 (1.59%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Office 365
1 5 (7.94%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.59%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) Wireless
1 4 (6.35%) Network Security
1 4 (6.35%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (6.35%) NetScaler
1 4 (6.35%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (4.76%) VoIP
3 2 (3.17%) DNS
4 1 (1.59%) Intranet
4 1 (1.59%) DHCP
4 1 (1.59%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.17%) SAP BW
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.17%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 12 (19.05%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Retail
3 1 (1.59%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.59%) Marketing
3 1 (1.59%) Legal
3 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) .NET
2 3 (4.76%) XML
3 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.17%) WCF
4 1 (1.59%) HTML
4 1 (1.59%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.17%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (1.59%) Linux
2 1 (1.59%) Debian
2 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.11%) ITIL
1 7 (11.11%) ERP
2 6 (9.52%) SAP Implementation
3 4 (6.35%) Time Management
3 4 (6.35%) Performance Management
3 4 (6.35%) CRM
3 4 (6.35%) Project Management
4 3 (4.76%) Workflow
4 3 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.17%) Business Process Improvement
5 2 (3.17%) Migration
5 2 (3.17%) Logistics
5 2 (3.17%) Service Management
6 1 (1.59%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.59%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (1.59%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.35%) C#
2 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.59%) SQL
2 1 (1.59%) VBScript
2 1 (1.59%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) CCIE
1 4 (6.35%) CCSP
1 4 (6.35%) CCNP
1 4 (6.35%) CCDP
1 4 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (6.35%) CCSE
1 4 (6.35%) JNCIP
1 4 (6.35%) JNCIE
1 4 (6.35%) HP ASE
1 4 (6.35%) HP MASE
2 3 (4.76%) Degree
3 2 (3.17%) MCSE
3 2 (3.17%) MCITP
3 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.59%) HND
4 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
1 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) SCOM
2 1 (1.59%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (41.27%) SAP
2 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.35%) HP
3 4 (6.35%) Citrix
3 4 (6.35%) Juniper
3 4 (6.35%) Cisco
3 4 (6.35%) CheckPoint
3 4 (6.35%) Fortinet
3 4 (6.35%) Riverbed
3 4 (6.35%) F5
4 2 (3.17%) IBM
5 1 (1.59%) OutlookSoft
5 1 (1.59%) Google
5 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.59%) Kaseya
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