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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 22 39 28
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 53 19 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.76% 3.20% 5.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.20% 3.42% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 15
Average daily rate
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£438 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £310 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £540 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £27.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £19.17 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.14% -48.88%
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
736 556 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.88% 93.76% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 249 350
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 70 115
Average hourly rate £16.61 £33.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.41% +15.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +14 22 £371 -21.84% 10
Peterborough -1 12 £500 - 3
Huntingdon - 1 - - 2
Consultant
East of England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (21.65%) Microsoft
2 20 (20.62%) Migration
3 19 (19.59%) SAP
4 17 (17.53%) Windows
4 17 (17.53%) Business Analysis
5 14 (14.43%) ETL
5 14 (14.43%) SAS
6 13 (13.40%) SQL
7 12 (12.37%) Business Objects
8 11 (11.34%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (10.31%) ISO 9001
9 10 (10.31%) Linux
9 10 (10.31%) VMware
10 9 (9.28%) Active Directory
10 9 (9.28%) HP
10 9 (9.28%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (8.25%) MCSE
11 8 (8.25%) MS Office
11 8 (8.25%) SharePoint
11 8 (8.25%) Data Integration
11 8 (8.25%) Analytics
12 7 (7.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 7 (7.22%) Finance
12 7 (7.22%) Publishing
12 7 (7.22%) CRM
12 7 (7.22%) SQL Server
12 7 (7.22%) C
12 7 (7.22%) SAS Certification
13 6 (6.19%) MS Exchange
13 6 (6.19%) Oracle

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (14.43%) SAS
2 8 (8.25%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.19%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.19%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (6.19%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.15%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (4.12%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.09%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.09%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.06%) NetWeaver
7 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.03%) Lync
8 1 (1.03%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (1.03%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (1.03%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.03%) MS Project Server
8 1 (1.03%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (8.25%) MS Office
2 2 (2.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.06%) DOC1
3 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.03%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) SAP MRS
2 2 (2.06%) SAP SD
2 2 (2.06%) SAP CS
2 2 (2.06%) SAP R/3
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.06%) SAP SRM
2 2 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.03%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (1.03%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.03%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) DNS
1 4 (4.12%) Firewall
2 3 (3.09%) Internet
2 3 (3.09%) SAN
3 2 (2.06%) DHCP
3 2 (2.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.03%) Wireless
4 1 (1.03%) WLAN
4 1 (1.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 7 (7.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.19%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (6.19%) BusinessObjects XI
2 6 (6.19%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 6 (6.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.09%) OLAP Cube
4 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.09%) SAP BW
4 3 (3.09%) OLAP
4 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.03%) Big Data
6 1 (1.03%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) LoadRunner
1 2 (2.06%) JIRA
General
1 7 (7.22%) Finance
1 7 (7.22%) Publishing
2 4 (4.12%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.09%) Retail
3 3 (3.09%) Advertising
4 1 (1.03%) Marketing
4 1 (1.03%) Law
4 1 (1.03%) Legal
4 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.09%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (3.09%) HTML
2 2 (2.06%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.03%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.03%) Apache Camel
3 1 (1.03%) Spring
3 1 (1.03%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (1.03%) Django
3 1 (1.03%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.03%) Middleware
3 1 (1.03%) .NET
3 1 (1.03%) J2EE
3 1 (1.03%) CSS
3 1 (1.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.25%) Data Integration
2 2 (2.06%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.03%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.53%) Windows
2 10 (10.31%) Linux
3 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.09%) UNIX
5 2 (2.06%) Debian
6 1 (1.03%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.62%) Migration
2 17 (17.53%) Business Analysis
3 14 (14.43%) ETL
4 11 (11.34%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (8.25%) Analytics
6 7 (7.22%) CRM
7 5 (5.15%) Workflow
8 3 (3.09%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.09%) Supplier Management
8 3 (3.09%) Change Management
8 3 (3.09%) ERP
9 2 (2.06%) ITIL
9 2 (2.06%) EAI
9 2 (2.06%) Programme Management
9 2 (2.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.06%) Project Planning
9 2 (2.06%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (2.06%) Requirements Management
9 2 (2.06%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.06%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.40%) SQL
2 7 (7.22%) C
3 3 (3.09%) Java
3 3 (3.09%) VBScript
3 3 (3.09%) Python
4 2 (2.06%) ABAP
4 2 (2.06%) C#
4 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (9.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.25%) MCSE
3 7 (7.22%) SAS Certification
4 6 (6.19%) Degree
5 3 (3.09%) CCNA
5 3 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.06%) MCITP
6 2 (2.06%) MCTS
6 2 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.06%) NCDA
6 2 (2.06%) NCIE
6 2 (2.06%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.31%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.28%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.06%) vSphere
3 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.03%) XenApp
3 1 (1.03%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) SCCM
2 2 (2.06%) WMI
3 1 (1.03%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.03%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (1.03%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 21 (21.65%) Microsoft
2 19 (19.59%) SAP
3 12 (12.37%) Business Objects
4 10 (10.31%) VMware
5 9 (9.28%) HP
6 6 (6.19%) Oracle
7 5 (5.15%) 3PAR
7 5 (5.15%) EMC
8 2 (2.06%) NetApp
8 2 (2.06%) Lotus
8 2 (2.06%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.06%) Citrix
8 2 (2.06%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.06%) Dell
8 2 (2.06%) Cisco
8 2 (2.06%) IBM
8 2 (2.06%) Perforce
8 2 (2.06%) F5
8 2 (2.06%) Isilon
9 1 (1.03%) Infoblox
Cambridgeshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
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Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
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Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridgeshire
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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