The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 28 24 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 46 45 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.95% 6.08% 7.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.40% 6.50% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 26
Average daily rate
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£425 £368 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% -13.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £449 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £424 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.29% -0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £28.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -12.97%
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
719 692 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.01% 93.51% 95.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 315 341
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 77 129
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Consultant
East of England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -8 18 £380 +1.33% 20
Peterborough 0 6 £369 -1.00% 3
Ely - - - -
Huntingdon - - - - 2
Consultant
East of England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 31 (34.07%) SAP
2 17 (18.68%) Microsoft
3 16 (17.58%) Linux
4 15 (16.48%) Windows
5 14 (15.38%) Oracle
5 14 (15.38%) Active Directory
6 11 (12.09%) ITIL
7 10 (10.99%) DHCP
7 10 (10.99%) DNS
7 10 (10.99%) Migration
7 10 (10.99%) VMware
8 9 (9.89%) Citrix
8 9 (9.89%) SCCM
9 8 (8.79%) Retail
9 8 (8.79%) Red Hat
9 8 (8.79%) MS Exchange
9 8 (8.79%) SQL
10 7 (7.69%) C
10 7 (7.69%) SQL Server
10 7 (7.69%) .NET
10 7 (7.69%) Project Management
10 7 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (7.69%) XenApp
10 7 (7.69%) Oracle Database
11 6 (6.59%) SCOM
11 6 (6.59%) SAP Retail
11 6 (6.59%) PKI
11 6 (6.59%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (6.59%) SAP FI
11 6 (6.59%) Manufacturing

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 8 (8.79%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.59%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (4.40%) Apache
5 3 (3.30%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.10%) NetWeaver
7 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.10%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.10%) CloudStack
7 1 (1.10%) Node.js
7 1 (1.10%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 4 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) DOC1
3 1 (1.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (6.59%) SAP Retail
1 6 (6.59%) SAP FI
2 5 (5.49%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (4.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (4.40%) SAP MM
4 3 (3.30%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (3.30%) SAP PS
4 3 (3.30%) SAP SD
4 3 (3.30%) SAP Business One
4 3 (3.30%) Line 500
4 3 (3.30%) SAP CO
4 3 (3.30%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (2.20%) SAP MRS
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle AGIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.99%) DHCP
1 10 (10.99%) DNS
2 5 (5.49%) SAN
3 3 (3.30%) LAN
3 3 (3.30%) WAN
3 3 (3.30%) NAS
4 2 (2.20%) VLAN
4 2 (2.20%) Firewall
5 1 (1.10%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 7 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.40%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.20%) SAP HANA
3 2 (2.20%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.10%) DTS
4 1 (1.10%) SAP BI
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
General
1 8 (8.79%) Retail
2 6 (6.59%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.49%) Finance
3 5 (5.49%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.30%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.20%) Local Government
5 2 (2.20%) Advertising
6 1 (1.10%) Publishing
6 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.10%) Marketing
6 1 (1.10%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.69%) .NET
2 3 (3.30%) Application Packaging
3 2 (2.20%) SAP PI
3 2 (2.20%) Web Services
4 1 (1.10%) HTML
4 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.10%) XML
4 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.10%) WCF
4 1 (1.10%) LINQ
4 1 (1.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.59%) PKI
2 4 (4.40%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.40%) Clustering
3 3 (3.30%) Thin Client
3 3 (3.30%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.20%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.10%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.10%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.58%) Linux
2 15 (16.48%) Windows
3 7 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (6.59%) UNIX
5 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.20%) CentOS
8 1 (1.10%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (12.09%) ITIL
2 10 (10.99%) Migration
3 7 (7.69%) Project Management
4 4 (4.40%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (4.40%) ERP
4 4 (4.40%) CRM
5 3 (3.30%) Business Continuity
5 3 (3.30%) Information Management
5 3 (3.30%) Software Deployment
5 3 (3.30%) Data Migration
6 2 (2.20%) Cash Management
6 2 (2.20%) Data Mapping
6 2 (2.20%) Data Analysis
6 2 (2.20%) Logistics
6 2 (2.20%) Project Planning
6 2 (2.20%) Change Management
6 2 (2.20%) Identity Management
6 2 (2.20%) PLM
6 2 (2.20%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.10%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.79%) SQL
2 7 (7.69%) C
3 5 (5.49%) C#
4 4 (4.40%) Perl
4 4 (4.40%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.20%) R
5 2 (2.20%) Java
5 2 (2.20%) ABAP
5 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.10%) VBScript
6 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.10%) Korn
6 1 (1.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (5.49%) MCSE
1 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.30%) MCSA
2 3 (3.30%) RHCE
2 3 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.20%) OCP
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.10%) CCNP
4 1 (1.10%) CCNA
4 1 (1.10%) CISSP
4 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) SLA
2 2 (2.20%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.20%) GAAP
System Software
1 14 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.69%) XenApp
3 4 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (3.30%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (3.30%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (3.30%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.30%) vSphere
4 3 (3.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (9.89%) SCCM
2 6 (6.59%) SCOM
3 4 (4.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (4.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (4.40%) WSUS
3 4 (4.40%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (3.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (3.30%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.10%) Novell Identity Manager
5 1 (1.10%) Nagios
5 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.10%) collectd
5 1 (1.10%) Opsview
Vendors
1 31 (34.07%) SAP
2 17 (18.68%) Microsoft
3 14 (15.38%) Oracle
4 10 (10.99%) VMware
5 9 (9.89%) Citrix
6 8 (8.79%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.40%) Symantec
7 4 (4.40%) EMC
7 4 (4.40%) Cisco
8 3 (3.30%) IBM
8 3 (3.30%) HP
8 3 (3.30%) Dell
8 3 (3.30%) Sage
8 3 (3.30%) Mercator
9 1 (1.10%) Novell
9 1 (1.10%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.10%) AppSense
9 1 (1.10%) NetIQ
9 1 (1.10%) Percona
9 1 (1.10%) Rackspace
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Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 12 days ago
Peterborough
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £475 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Posted: 28 days ago