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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 18 28 45
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 53 45 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 7.37% 6.30% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.73% 6.72% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 5
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £313 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £535 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £40.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-11.04% -4.11%
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
686 670 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.41% 93.84% 89.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 321 239
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 76 73
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 £11.74 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 April 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 24 April 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 +9 33 £488 +21.87% 14
Peterborough 0 2 £344 -2.75% 1
Huntingdon -4 1 £325 -23.52% 1
Consultant
East of England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 60 (45.45%) SAP
2 26 (19.70%) Microsoft
3 21 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (12.88%) Linux
5 15 (11.36%) SQL
6 14 (10.61%) Windows
6 14 (10.61%) SAP Implementation
6 14 (10.61%) Performance Management
6 14 (10.61%) SuccessFactors
7 13 (9.85%) SAP HCM
8 12 (9.09%) Business Objects
8 12 (9.09%) Finance
9 11 (8.33%) Workflow
9 11 (8.33%) CRM
9 11 (8.33%) ISO 9001
9 11 (8.33%) HP
10 10 (7.58%) Time Management
11 9 (6.82%) Business Analysis
11 9 (6.82%) ABAP
12 8 (6.06%) SharePoint
12 8 (6.06%) MS Exchange
12 8 (6.06%) Active Directory
12 8 (6.06%) Degree
13 7 (5.30%) SAP CS
13 7 (5.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (5.30%) SAP MM
13 7 (5.30%) VMware
13 7 (5.30%) Citrix
13 7 (5.30%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (5.30%) UNIX

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (6.06%) SharePoint
1 8 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (3.79%) Lync
3 5 (3.79%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.27%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.27%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.76%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (3.03%) MS Project
2 3 (2.27%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.52%) MS Office
3 2 (1.52%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (9.85%) SAP HCM
2 7 (5.30%) SAP CS
2 7 (5.30%) SAP MM
3 6 (4.55%) SAP WM
3 6 (4.55%) SAP EWM
4 5 (3.79%) SAP CO
4 5 (3.79%) SAP SD
4 5 (3.79%) SAP FI
5 4 (3.03%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (2.27%) SAP CRM
7 2 (1.52%) SAP MRS
7 2 (1.52%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.76%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.76%) SAP FI-AP
8 1 (0.76%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.76%) SAP QM
8 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.76%) SAP PLM
8 1 (0.76%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.76%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.61%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.52%) Office 365
3 1 (0.76%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.55%) DNS
1 6 (4.55%) OpenLDAP
2 5 (3.79%) Wireless
3 4 (3.03%) DHCP
3 4 (3.03%) VoIP
3 4 (3.03%) Network Security
3 4 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (3.03%) NetScaler
3 4 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (2.27%) Internet
5 2 (1.52%) SAN
5 2 (1.52%) Firewall
6 1 (0.76%) SSL
6 1 (0.76%) WLAN
6 1 (0.76%) ATM
6 1 (0.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.55%) BusinessObjects XI
2 6 (4.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 5 (3.79%) OLAP Cube
3 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.79%) SAP BW
3 5 (3.79%) OLAP
4 2 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.76%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.76%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (3.79%) JIRA
2 1 (0.76%) Ant
General
1 12 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (3.03%) Marketing
3 2 (1.52%) Advertising
3 2 (1.52%) Retail
4 1 (0.76%) Law
4 1 (0.76%) Legal
4 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.03%) HTML
2 3 (2.27%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (2.27%) XML
3 2 (1.52%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (0.76%) WCF
4 1 (0.76%) Middleware
4 1 (0.76%) EDIFACT
4 1 (0.76%) .NET
4 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.76%) CSS
4 1 (0.76%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (0.76%) TRADACOMS
2 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
2 1 (0.76%) Clustering
2 1 (0.76%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.88%) Linux
2 14 (10.61%) Windows
3 7 (5.30%) UNIX
4 5 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.79%) Debian
5 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.76%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (10.61%) SAP Implementation
1 14 (10.61%) Performance Management
2 11 (8.33%) Workflow
2 11 (8.33%) CRM
3 10 (7.58%) Time Management
4 9 (6.82%) Business Analysis
5 7 (5.30%) ITIL
6 6 (4.55%) ETL
7 5 (3.79%) Logistics
7 5 (3.79%) Programme Management
7 5 (3.79%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (3.03%) Migration
8 4 (3.03%) Portfolio Management
8 4 (3.03%) Project Governance
9 3 (2.27%) Manual Testing
9 3 (2.27%) E-Commerce
10 2 (1.52%) Mentoring
10 2 (1.52%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (1.52%) Project Planning
10 2 (1.52%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.36%) SQL
2 9 (6.82%) ABAP
3 5 (3.79%) C
4 3 (2.27%) Python
5 2 (1.52%) VBScript
5 2 (1.52%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (6.06%) Degree
2 7 (5.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.55%) MCSE
4 5 (3.79%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.03%) CCDP
5 4 (3.03%) CCIE
5 4 (3.03%) CCSP
5 4 (3.03%) CCNP
5 4 (3.03%) CCSE
5 4 (3.03%) JNCIP
5 4 (3.03%) JNCIE
5 4 (3.03%) HP ASE
5 4 (3.03%) HP MASE
6 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.76%) CIMA
6 1 (0.76%) ACCA
6 1 (0.76%) CCNA
6 1 (0.76%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.33%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.52%) QA
3 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.03%) Dovecot
3 3 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.76%) vSphere
4 1 (0.76%) XenApp
4 1 (0.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (1.52%) SCDPM
1 2 (1.52%) NetBackup
1 2 (1.52%) WMI
2 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.76%) SCCM
2 1 (0.76%) SCOM
2 1 (0.76%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (0.76%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 60 (45.45%) SAP
2 26 (19.70%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.09%) Business Objects
4 11 (8.33%) HP
5 7 (5.30%) VMware
5 7 (5.30%) Citrix
6 6 (4.55%) Infoblox
7 5 (3.79%) Cisco
7 5 (3.79%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.03%) Juniper
8 4 (3.03%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.03%) Fortinet
8 4 (3.03%) F5
8 4 (3.03%) Riverbed
9 3 (2.27%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.27%) Perforce
10 2 (1.52%) Lotus
10 2 (1.52%) IBM
11 1 (0.76%) OutlookSoft
11 1 (0.76%) Brocade
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Cognitive Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
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Rate: £325 - £375 per day
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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