The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridgeshire region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 34 30 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 17 28 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.28% 4.75% 12.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.42% 4.93% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 41
Median daily rate £375 £406 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £306 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £508 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £433 £430
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £16.50 £42.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.71% +71.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £60.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +140.00%

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
497 568 666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.95% 96.43% 97.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 341 363
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £253 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 48 54
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cambridgeshire region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 20 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +7 11 £375 -9.09% 13
Peterborough +1 3 £388 +85.62%
Consultant
East of England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 9 (24.32%) SAP
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) Office 365
3 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (16.22%) Windows
3 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
4 5 (13.51%) MCSE
4 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
4 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
4 5 (13.51%) Finance
4 5 (13.51%) MCITP
4 5 (13.51%) Mimecast
4 5 (13.51%) Skype for Business
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (13.51%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 4 (10.81%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (10.81%) Project Management
5 4 (10.81%) Migration
5 4 (10.81%) .NET
5 4 (10.81%) Oracle
5 4 (10.81%) ERP
6 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.11%) HTML
6 3 (8.11%) SAP MM
6 3 (8.11%) SAP BW
6 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.41%) Retail

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.51%) Skype for Business
3 4 (10.81%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) SAP MM
2 2 (5.41%) SAP SD
2 2 (5.41%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.70%) Sage 50
3 1 (2.70%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.70%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.70%) SAP HCM
3 1 (2.70%) SAP MDM
3 1 (2.70%) SAP POS DM
3 1 (2.70%) SAP Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Office 365
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (13.51%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.70%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (2.70%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SAP BW
2 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
3 1 (2.70%) Big Data
3 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.70%) Power BI
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Selenium
1 1 (2.70%) Selenium IDE
1 1 (2.70%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.70%) TestDirector
1 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Local Government
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) .NET
2 3 (8.11%) HTML
3 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.41%) CSS
3 2 (5.41%) SAPUI5
4 1 (2.70%) Apache Flex
4 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.70%) J2EE
4 1 (2.70%) SAP ALE
4 1 (2.70%) Spring
4 1 (2.70%) Web Services
4 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) PMI
2 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
1 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 4 (10.81%) ERP
2 4 (10.81%) Migration
2 4 (10.81%) Project Management
3 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
3 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.41%) Change Control
4 2 (5.41%) Data Integration
4 2 (5.41%) Information Management
4 2 (5.41%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.70%) BDD
5 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.70%) Data Governance
5 1 (2.70%) High Availability
5 1 (2.70%) Master Data Management
5 1 (2.70%) Security Architecture
5 1 (2.70%) SIEM
5 1 (2.70%) User Stories
5 1 (2.70%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.41%) ABAP
2 2 (5.41%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) C
3 1 (2.70%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) MCITP
1 5 (13.51%) MCSE
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) HNC
3 1 (2.70%) HND
3 1 (2.70%) ISEB
3 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.70%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.41%) XenApp
3 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (2.70%) Linux-HA
1 1 (2.70%) Nessus
1 1 (2.70%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
1 9 (24.32%) SAP
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Citrix
3 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe
4 1 (2.70%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.70%) Juniper
4 1 (2.70%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.70%) Qualys
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.70%) Sophos
4 1 (2.70%) Talend