The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 31 17 38
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 19 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.07% 6.27% 3.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.36% 6.65% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 8
Average daily rate
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£390 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £150 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £453 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £424 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.29% -0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.00%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
436 361 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.36% 94.26% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 158 212
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £247 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 51 105
Average hourly rate £25.50 £37.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Consultant
Cambridgeshire

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014, 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 15 (37.50%) SAP
2 11 (27.50%) Linux
2 11 (27.50%) Active Directory
3 10 (25.00%) Windows
4 9 (22.50%) Oracle
4 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
5 8 (20.00%) ITIL
6 7 (17.50%) C
6 7 (17.50%) DHCP
6 7 (17.50%) DNS
6 7 (17.50%) Red Hat
6 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database
7 6 (15.00%) SCCM
7 6 (15.00%) SCOM
7 6 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (15.00%) Citrix
7 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (15.00%) VMware
7 6 (15.00%) PKI
8 4 (10.00%) Backup Exec
8 4 (10.00%) WSUS
8 4 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (10.00%) Cisco
8 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
8 4 (10.00%) EMC
8 4 (10.00%) Symantec
8 4 (10.00%) Blackberry
8 4 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (10.00%) SAP MM
8 4 (10.00%) XenApp

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.50%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Project
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) SAP MM
2 3 (7.50%) SAP PS
2 3 (7.50%) SAP SD
3 2 (5.00%) SAP FI
3 2 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (5.00%) SAP CRM
3 2 (5.00%) SAP LE
4 1 (2.50%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (2.50%) SAP CO
4 1 (2.50%) SAP CS
4 1 (2.50%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) DHCP
1 7 (17.50%) DNS
2 2 (5.00%) SAN
2 2 (5.00%) Firewall
2 2 (5.00%) VLAN
3 1 (2.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.50%) DTS
3 1 (2.50%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.50%) SAP HANA
General
1 4 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Publishing
3 1 (2.50%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Application Packaging
2 2 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) PKI
2 4 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.50%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.50%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Linux
2 10 (25.00%) Windows
3 6 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.00%) CentOS
5 1 (2.50%) HPUX
5 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (7.50%) Migration
3 3 (7.50%) Information Management
3 3 (7.50%) ERP
4 2 (5.00%) CRM
4 2 (5.00%) Project Management
4 2 (5.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (5.00%) Logistics
5 1 (2.50%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (2.50%) Information Security
5 1 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (2.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.50%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.50%) Information Architecture
5 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.50%) Business Transformation
5 1 (2.50%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) C
2 3 (7.50%) Perl
2 3 (7.50%) SQL
3 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.50%) VBScript
4 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.50%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) MCSE
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.00%) OCP
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (5.00%) RHCE
2 1 (2.50%) CCNP
2 1 (2.50%) CCNA
2 1 (2.50%) CISSP
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.50%) GAAP
System Software
1 11 (27.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (10.00%) XenApp
3 3 (7.50%) vSphere
3 3 (7.50%) VMware ESX
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) SCCM
1 6 (15.00%) SCOM
2 4 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 4 (10.00%) WSUS
3 3 (7.50%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (7.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) SAP
2 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (22.50%) Oracle
3 7 (17.50%) Red Hat
4 6 (15.00%) Citrix
4 6 (15.00%) VMware
5 4 (10.00%) Symantec
5 4 (10.00%) EMC
5 4 (10.00%) Cisco
6 1 (2.50%) AppSense
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Rate: £350 - £475 per day
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