The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridgeshire region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 31 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 21 51 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.66% 5.99% 5.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.92% 6.24% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 35 33
Median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £375 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £175.00 £60.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+191.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £41.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.51% +83.33%
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
536 817 816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.54% 96.00% 96.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 471 481
Median daily rate £375 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £228 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 71 84
Median hourly rate £39.50 £20.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.68% -6.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £38.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cambridgeshire region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 27 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +7 15 £525 +16.66% 13
Peterborough +5 3 £275 -27.63%
Consultant
East of England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 18 (32.73%) SAP
2 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.73%) ABAP
3 7 (12.73%) Oracle
3 7 (12.73%) CRM
3 7 (12.73%) Information Security
4 6 (10.91%) Finance
4 6 (10.91%) Migration
4 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (10.91%) Web Services
5 5 (9.09%) ERP
5 5 (9.09%) Java
5 5 (9.09%) SQL
5 5 (9.09%) SAPscript
5 5 (9.09%) Workflow
5 5 (9.09%) SAP Smart Forms
5 5 (9.09%) BAPI
5 5 (9.09%) Network Security
5 5 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (7.27%) SIEM
6 4 (7.27%) Data Migration
6 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
6 4 (7.27%) SAP BPC
6 4 (7.27%) SAP ALE
6 4 (7.27%) Web Development
6 4 (7.27%) Unit Testing
6 4 (7.27%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (7.27%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.27%) NetWeaver
2 3 (5.45%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.64%) nginx
4 1 (1.82%) CMS
4 1 (1.82%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.82%) Smallworld
4 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.82%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (7.27%) SAP BPC
1 4 (7.27%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (3.64%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (3.64%) SAP CRM
3 2 (3.64%) SAP ERP
3 2 (3.64%) SAP MM
3 2 (3.64%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.82%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.64%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Force.com
2 1 (1.82%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (1.82%) Firewall
2 1 (1.82%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (5.45%) SAP BW
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.64%) Big Data
3 2 (3.64%) MySQL
4 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.82%) GIS
4 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.82%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Gerrit
2 1 (1.82%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.82%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (10.91%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) Web Services
2 5 (9.09%) BAPI
2 5 (9.09%) SAP Smart Forms
3 4 (7.27%) SAP ALE
4 3 (5.45%) .NET
4 3 (5.45%) HTML
5 2 (3.64%) CSS
5 2 (3.64%) JSON
5 2 (3.64%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (3.64%) OpenJDK
5 2 (3.64%) RESTful
5 2 (3.64%) Spring Boot
5 2 (3.64%) Visualforce
5 2 (3.64%) XML
6 1 (1.82%) JSF
6 1 (1.82%) LINQ
6 1 (1.82%) REST
6 1 (1.82%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.82%) Spring
6 1 (1.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.45%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (3.64%) CESG
2 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.64%) Social Media
2 2 (3.64%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.82%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (1.82%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) User Experience
3 1 (1.82%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Linux
1 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
1 2 (3.64%) Unix
2 1 (1.82%) Android
2 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.73%) CRM
1 7 (12.73%) Information Security
2 6 (10.91%) Migration
2 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (9.09%) ERP
3 5 (9.09%) Workflow
4 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.27%) Data Migration
4 4 (7.27%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (7.27%) SIEM
4 4 (7.27%) Unit Testing
4 4 (7.27%) Web Development
5 3 (5.45%) SAP Security
5 3 (5.45%) Security Hardening
5 3 (5.45%) Security Operations
5 3 (5.45%) Test Scripting
5 3 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (3.64%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (3.64%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.73%) ABAP
2 5 (9.09%) Java
2 5 (9.09%) SAPscript
2 5 (9.09%) SQL
3 3 (5.45%) C#
3 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
3 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.64%) Apex Code
4 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.64%) Python
5 1 (1.82%) C++
5 1 (1.82%) Magik
5 1 (1.82%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) CISA
2 3 (5.45%) CISM
2 3 (5.45%) CISSP
3 2 (3.64%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) CLAS
4 1 (1.82%) Degree
4 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) ISEB
4 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.82%) MCITP
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.64%) SLA
3 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.82%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.82%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) Docker
3 1 (1.82%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.82%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (32.73%) SAP
2 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.73%) Oracle
4 4 (7.27%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.64%) IBM
6 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.82%) OutlookSoft
6 1 (1.82%) Siebel