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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 27 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 10 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.23% 4.47% 3.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.44% 4.73% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 11
Median daily rate £450 £465 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £375 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £538
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 £45.50 £33.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+34.81% +22.72%
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
291 465 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.87% 94.51% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 288 258
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 27 54
Median hourly rate £32.75 £32.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.77 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 8 (25.00%) SAP
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (18.75%) Information Security
3 5 (15.63%) Network Security
3 5 (15.63%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (12.50%) SIEM
4 4 (12.50%) Web Development
4 4 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (12.50%) ERP
4 4 (12.50%) CRM
4 4 (12.50%) .NET
4 4 (12.50%) C#
4 4 (12.50%) SQL
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (12.50%) SDL Web 8
5 3 (9.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (9.38%) Finance
5 3 (9.38%) CISA
5 3 (9.38%) CISM
5 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
5 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
5 3 (9.38%) HTML
5 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
5 3 (9.38%) CISSP
5 3 (9.38%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 (9.38%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.13%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.13%) Smallworld
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (12.50%) SDL Web 8
2 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (6.25%) SAP CRM
2 2 (6.25%) SAP ERP
2 2 (6.25%) SAP MM
2 2 (6.25%) SAP SD
3 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (3.13%) SAP BPC
3 1 (3.13%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
1 1 (3.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Network Security
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.25%) SAP BW
4 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.13%) GIS
4 1 (3.13%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) ClearQuest
1 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
1 3 (9.38%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) HTML
3 2 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (3.13%) JSF
4 1 (3.13%) LINQ
4 1 (3.13%) Silverlight
4 1 (3.13%) WCF
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
4 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.38%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (3.13%) CESG
2 1 (3.13%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Information Security
1 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (15.63%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (12.50%) CRM
3 4 (12.50%) ERP
3 4 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (12.50%) SIEM
3 4 (12.50%) Web Development
4 3 (9.38%) Security Hardening
4 3 (9.38%) Security Operations
5 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL
5 2 (6.25%) Logistics
5 2 (6.25%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Process Improvement
5 2 (6.25%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (6.25%) Time Management
5 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) C#
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
2 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.25%) ABAP
4 1 (3.13%) C++
4 1 (3.13%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) Magik
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) CISA
1 3 (9.38%) CISM
1 3 (9.38%) CISSP
2 2 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.13%) MCITP
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (3.13%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) SAP
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greythorn
Rate: £300 per day
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