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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 35 23 35
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 35 51 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.63% 7.19% 3.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.94% 7.68% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 8
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £333 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £550 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-18.88% +38.46%
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
709 664 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.78% 93.65% 90.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 325 227
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 71 70
Average hourly rate £13.50 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.30% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015. 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 -5 21 £450 +12.50% 13
Huntingdon 0 1 £325 -23.52% 1
Peterborough -4 1 £301 -23.92%
Consultant
East of England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 58 (48.33%) SAP
2 26 (21.67%) Microsoft
3 22 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (11.67%) SuccessFactors
4 14 (11.67%) SAP Implementation
4 14 (11.67%) Performance Management
4 14 (11.67%) Linux
5 13 (10.83%) SAP HCM
6 11 (9.17%) Windows
6 11 (9.17%) Workflow
7 10 (8.33%) CRM
7 10 (8.33%) Time Management
8 9 (7.50%) ABAP
8 9 (7.50%) HP
8 9 (7.50%) SAP CS
9 8 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (6.67%) SQL
9 8 (6.67%) SharePoint
9 8 (6.67%) ITIL
10 7 (5.83%) SAP MRS
10 7 (5.83%) MCSE
10 7 (5.83%) UNIX
10 7 (5.83%) MS Exchange
10 7 (5.83%) Active Directory
10 7 (5.83%) SAP MM
10 7 (5.83%) Finance
11 6 (5.00%) SAP WM
11 6 (5.00%) Citrix
11 6 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (5.00%) SQL Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 8 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.83%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (3.33%) Lync
5 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.83%) IIS
6 1 (0.83%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (3.33%) MS Project
2 3 (2.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.67%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.67%) MS Office
4 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (10.83%) SAP HCM
2 9 (7.50%) SAP CS
3 7 (5.83%) SAP MM
3 7 (5.83%) SAP MRS
4 6 (5.00%) SAP EWM
4 6 (5.00%) SAP WM
5 5 (4.17%) SAP FI
5 5 (4.17%) SAP CO
6 4 (3.33%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (3.33%) Tridion
7 3 (2.50%) SAP SD
7 3 (2.50%) SAP CRM
8 2 (1.67%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.83%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.83%) SAP PP
9 1 (0.83%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 1 (0.83%) SAP FI-AP
9 1 (0.83%) SAP QM
9 1 (0.83%) SAP PLM
9 1 (0.83%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.67%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.00%) OpenLDAP
2 5 (4.17%) DHCP
2 5 (4.17%) DNS
3 4 (3.33%) Wireless
3 4 (3.33%) Network Security
3 4 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (3.33%) NetScaler
3 4 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (3.33%) VoIP
4 2 (1.67%) LDAP
4 2 (1.67%) SAN
4 2 (1.67%) Internet
5 1 (0.83%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.17%) SAP BW
3 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.33%) OLAP
3 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (3.33%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (0.83%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 4 (3.33%) JIRA
2 1 (0.83%) Ant
General
1 7 (5.83%) Finance
2 3 (2.50%) Marketing
3 2 (1.67%) Advertising
4 1 (0.83%) Publishing
4 1 (0.83%) Retail
4 1 (0.83%) Legal
4 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.50%) HTML
1 3 (2.50%) XML
2 1 (0.83%) EDI
2 1 (0.83%) EDIFACT
2 1 (0.83%) WCF
2 1 (0.83%) SAP PI
2 1 (0.83%) .NET
2 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.83%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.83%) Tandem
3 1 (0.83%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.67%) Linux
2 11 (9.17%) Windows
3 7 (5.83%) UNIX
4 5 (4.17%) Debian
4 5 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (11.67%) SAP Implementation
1 14 (11.67%) Performance Management
2 11 (9.17%) Workflow
3 10 (8.33%) CRM
3 10 (8.33%) Time Management
4 8 (6.67%) ITIL
5 5 (4.17%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (4.17%) Logistics
6 4 (3.33%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (3.33%) Business Analysis
6 4 (3.33%) Programme Management
6 4 (3.33%) Project Governance
7 3 (2.50%) Migration
7 3 (2.50%) Project Management
8 2 (1.67%) E-Commerce
8 2 (1.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (1.67%) Supplier Management
8 2 (1.67%) Project Planning
8 2 (1.67%) Web Development
8 2 (1.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.50%) ABAP
2 8 (6.67%) SQL
3 2 (1.67%) Python
3 2 (1.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.83%) VBScript
4 1 (0.83%) C
4 1 (0.83%) C#
4 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.83%) MCSE
3 5 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.33%) HP ASE
4 4 (3.33%) HP MASE
4 4 (3.33%) CCIE
4 4 (3.33%) CCSP
4 4 (3.33%) CCNP
4 4 (3.33%) CCSE
4 4 (3.33%) JNCIP
4 4 (3.33%) JNCIE
4 4 (3.33%) CCDP
5 3 (2.50%) Degree
6 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) HND
6 1 (0.83%) MCITP
6 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.83%) CCNA
6 1 (0.83%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.17%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.83%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.33%) Dovecot
3 3 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.83%) XenApp
4 1 (0.83%) XenServer
4 1 (0.83%) vSphere
4 1 (0.83%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.50%) SCOM
2 2 (1.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.67%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.83%) WMI
3 1 (0.83%) SCCM
3 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 58 (48.33%) SAP
2 26 (21.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.50%) HP
4 6 (5.00%) Citrix
4 6 (5.00%) Business Objects
4 6 (5.00%) Infoblox
5 5 (4.17%) Cisco
5 5 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.33%) CheckPoint
6 4 (3.33%) VMware
6 4 (3.33%) Fortinet
6 4 (3.33%) Riverbed
6 4 (3.33%) Juniper
6 4 (3.33%) F5
7 2 (1.67%) Perforce
7 2 (1.67%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.67%) IBM
8 1 (0.83%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.83%) NetApp
8 1 (0.83%) Lotus
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