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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 24 39 25
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 44 25 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.03% 3.73% 6.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.53% 3.99% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 12
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£393 £438 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £320 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £500 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -55.29%
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
674 627 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 92.33% 93.58% 92.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 255 289
Average daily rate £330 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 63 106
Average hourly rate £23.25 £37.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.00% +56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £50.45 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +11 15 £393 -10.28% 7
Peterborough +3 6 £450 -10.00% 3
Ely - - - -
Huntingdon - - - - 1
Consultant
East of England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 24 (26.67%) Microsoft
1 24 (26.67%) Migration
2 21 (23.33%) SAP
3 17 (18.89%) Windows
4 14 (15.56%) SAS
5 13 (14.44%) Oracle
6 12 (13.33%) Active Directory
7 10 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (11.11%) Business Analysis
8 9 (10.00%) ETL
8 9 (10.00%) Linux
9 8 (8.89%) MS Office
9 8 (8.89%) Data Integration
9 8 (8.89%) Analytics
10 7 (7.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 7 (7.78%) SCCM
10 7 (7.78%) ITIL
10 7 (7.78%) SQL Server
10 7 (7.78%) SAS Certification
10 7 (7.78%) EMC
10 7 (7.78%) Publishing
10 7 (7.78%) VMware
11 6 (6.67%) SAP FI
11 6 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (6.67%) Red Hat
11 6 (6.67%) DHCP
11 6 (6.67%) DNS
11 6 (6.67%) SQL
11 6 (6.67%) MS Exchange
12 5 (5.56%) Oracle Database

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (15.56%) SAS
2 6 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.22%) NetWeaver
5 2 (2.22%) Apache
6 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.11%) JBoss
6 1 (1.11%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (1.11%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.11%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 8 (8.89%) MS Office
2 2 (2.22%) DOC1
3 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.67%) SAP FI
2 5 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (4.44%) SAP MRS
4 3 (3.33%) SAP MM
4 3 (3.33%) SAP SD
4 3 (3.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (3.33%) SAP CO
5 2 (2.22%) SAP CS
5 2 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (2.22%) SAP R/3
5 2 (2.22%) Line 500
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (2.22%) SAP SRM
6 1 (1.11%) SAP LE
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (1.11%) SAP PS
6 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) DHCP
1 6 (6.67%) DNS
2 3 (3.33%) SAN
3 2 (2.22%) Firewall
3 2 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 7 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.22%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (1.11%) DTS
5 1 (1.11%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.11%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (7.78%) Publishing
2 4 (4.44%) Retail
2 4 (4.44%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (4.44%) Finance
2 4 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.22%) Advertising
4 1 (1.11%) Legal
4 1 (1.11%) Billing
4 1 (1.11%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.44%) .NET
2 3 (3.33%) Application Packaging
3 2 (2.22%) SAP Basis
3 2 (2.22%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (1.11%) Apache Camel
4 1 (1.11%) Spring
4 1 (1.11%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.11%) HTML
4 1 (1.11%) WCF
4 1 (1.11%) LINQ
4 1 (1.11%) Django
4 1 (1.11%) J2EE
4 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.11%) Web Services
4 1 (1.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.89%) Data Integration
2 4 (4.44%) PKI
3 2 (2.22%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.22%) CLARiiON
3 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.11%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.89%) Windows
2 9 (10.00%) Linux
3 4 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.33%) UNIX
4 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.22%) Debian
5 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.22%) CentOS
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.67%) Migration
2 10 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 10 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (10.00%) ETL
4 8 (8.89%) Analytics
5 7 (7.78%) ITIL
6 5 (5.56%) ERP
6 5 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (3.33%) Change Management
7 3 (3.33%) Supplier Management
8 2 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.22%) Information Management
8 2 (2.22%) Data Analysis
8 2 (2.22%) Project Management
8 2 (2.22%) Requirements Management
8 2 (2.22%) Coaching
8 2 (2.22%) Software Licensing
8 2 (2.22%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (2.22%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.22%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.67%) SQL
2 4 (4.44%) C
2 4 (4.44%) C#
3 3 (3.33%) Java
3 3 (3.33%) Perl
3 3 (3.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.22%) ABAP
4 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.11%) VBScript
5 1 (1.11%) Python
5 1 (1.11%) Korn
5 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.78%) SAS Certification
2 2 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (2.22%) MCTS
2 2 (2.22%) MCITP
2 2 (2.22%) MCSE
2 2 (2.22%) CCNA
2 2 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.22%) OCP
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (2.22%) RHCE
2 2 (2.22%) NCDA
2 2 (2.22%) NCIE
2 2 (2.22%) VCAP
2 2 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.22%) GAAP
System Software
1 12 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.44%) vSphere
3 3 (3.33%) XenApp
4 2 (2.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (2.22%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (7.78%) SCCM
2 4 (4.44%) SCOM
3 2 (2.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (2.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.22%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.22%) WSUS
3 2 (2.22%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.11%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 24 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 21 (23.33%) SAP
3 13 (14.44%) Oracle
4 7 (7.78%) EMC
4 7 (7.78%) VMware
5 6 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.56%) HP
7 4 (4.44%) Citrix
8 3 (3.33%) Business Objects
9 2 (2.22%) Cisco
9 2 (2.22%) NetApp
9 2 (2.22%) Dell
9 2 (2.22%) Sage
9 2 (2.22%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.22%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.22%) Isilon
9 2 (2.22%) F5
9 2 (2.22%) Symantec
10 1 (1.11%) AppSense
10 1 (1.11%) Vertica
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