The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 23 31 30
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 52 28 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.92% 4.42% 5.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.51% 4.71% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 13
Average daily rate
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£420 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £320 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £500 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £27.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £19.17 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -50.84%
Consultant
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
692 594 758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 92.14% 93.84% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 252 343
Average daily rate £335 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 67 107
Average hourly rate £16.72 £37.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.41% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +16 22 £418 -4.57% 16
Peterborough -6 8 £500 - 2
Huntingdon +6 1 - - 2
Consultant
East of England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 21 (22.11%) Migration
2 19 (20.00%) SAP
2 19 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (18.95%) Windows
4 14 (14.74%) SAS
5 13 (13.68%) Business Analysis
6 12 (12.63%) ETL
7 11 (11.58%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (10.53%) Active Directory
8 10 (10.53%) Linux
8 10 (10.53%) Oracle
9 9 (9.47%) SQL
9 9 (9.47%) VMware
10 8 (8.42%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (8.42%) MS Office
10 8 (8.42%) Data Integration
10 8 (8.42%) Analytics
11 7 (7.37%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 7 (7.37%) Publishing
11 7 (7.37%) HP
11 7 (7.37%) SAS Certification
12 6 (6.32%) EMC
12 6 (6.32%) Business Objects
12 6 (6.32%) C
12 6 (6.32%) Degree
12 6 (6.32%) SCCM
13 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
13 5 (5.26%) ISO 9001
13 5 (5.26%) DNS
13 5 (5.26%) Finance

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 14 (14.74%) SAS
2 8 (8.42%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.21%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.16%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.16%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.11%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.05%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.05%) Lync
6 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.05%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (1.05%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.05%) JBoss
6 1 (1.05%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (8.42%) MS Office
2 2 (2.11%) DOC1
3 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (4.21%) SAP MRS
2 2 (2.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.11%) SAP SRM
2 2 (2.11%) SAP SD
2 2 (2.11%) SAP R/3
2 2 (2.11%) SAP CS
2 2 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.05%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.05%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.05%) Line 500
3 1 (1.05%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.05%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.26%) DNS
2 4 (4.21%) Firewall
3 3 (3.16%) SAN
3 3 (3.16%) DHCP
4 2 (2.11%) Internet
4 2 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.05%) Wireless
5 1 (1.05%) WLAN
5 1 (1.05%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.37%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.21%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (4.21%) BusinessObjects XI
3 4 (4.21%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.11%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.05%) SAP BI
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.05%) DTS
6 1 (1.05%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.05%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.05%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.05%) JIRA
General
1 7 (7.37%) Publishing
2 5 (5.26%) Finance
3 4 (4.21%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.21%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.16%) Retail
5 1 (1.05%) Billing
5 1 (1.05%) Marketing
5 1 (1.05%) Advertising
5 1 (1.05%) Law
5 1 (1.05%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.16%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (3.16%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.11%) SAP Basis
2 2 (2.11%) HTML
2 2 (2.11%) .NET
3 1 (1.05%) J2EE
3 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.05%) Web Services
3 1 (1.05%) XML
3 1 (1.05%) Spring
3 1 (1.05%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.05%) Middleware
3 1 (1.05%) WCF
3 1 (1.05%) LINQ
3 1 (1.05%) Django
3 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (1.05%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (1.05%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.42%) Data Integration
2 2 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.11%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.05%) Clustering
3 1 (1.05%) PKI
3 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.05%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.95%) Windows
2 10 (10.53%) Linux
3 3 (3.16%) UNIX
3 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.11%) Debian
4 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.05%) CentOS
5 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.05%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.11%) Migration
2 13 (13.68%) Business Analysis
3 12 (12.63%) ETL
4 11 (11.58%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (8.42%) Analytics
6 4 (4.21%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (4.21%) ITIL
6 4 (4.21%) ERP
7 3 (3.16%) Supplier Management
7 3 (3.16%) Change Management
8 2 (2.11%) Software Licensing
8 2 (2.11%) EAI
8 2 (2.11%) Requirements Management
8 2 (2.11%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (2.11%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.11%) CRM
8 2 (2.11%) Project Management
8 2 (2.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.05%) Programme Management
9 1 (1.05%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.47%) SQL
2 6 (6.32%) C
3 3 (3.16%) Java
4 2 (2.11%) Perl
4 2 (2.11%) C#
4 2 (2.11%) ABAP
4 2 (2.11%) Python
5 1 (1.05%) Korn
5 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.05%) VBScript
5 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (7.37%) SAS Certification
2 6 (6.32%) Degree
3 2 (2.11%) NCDA
3 2 (2.11%) NCIE
3 2 (2.11%) VCAP
3 2 (2.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.11%) MCTS
3 2 (2.11%) MCITP
3 2 (2.11%) MCSE
3 2 (2.11%) CCNA
3 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.05%) OCP
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.05%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 10 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.16%) vSphere
3 1 (1.05%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.05%) XenApp
3 1 (1.05%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (6.32%) SCCM
2 1 (1.05%) SCOM
2 1 (1.05%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.05%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.05%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 19 (20.00%) SAP
1 19 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.53%) Oracle
3 9 (9.47%) VMware
4 7 (7.37%) HP
5 6 (6.32%) EMC
5 6 (6.32%) Business Objects
6 3 (3.16%) Citrix
6 3 (3.16%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.16%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.11%) Isilon
7 2 (2.11%) F5
7 2 (2.11%) NetApp
7 2 (2.11%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.11%) Dell
7 2 (2.11%) Cisco
7 2 (2.11%) IBM
8 1 (1.05%) BMC
8 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.05%) Perforce
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