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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 27 26 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 43 39 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.04% 5.10% 7.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.41% 5.36% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 20
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£405 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.45% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £26.88 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-16.27% -17.30%
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
795 727 741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.20% 95.03% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 319 307
Average daily rate £350 £363 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +10.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 65 142
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -36.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.45 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 August 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 August 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 -13 17 £375 -3.22% 12
Peterborough +1 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 August 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 32 (34.04%) SAP
2 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
3 15 (15.96%) Migration
4 13 (13.83%) Oracle
5 12 (12.77%) Active Directory
6 11 (11.70%) Windows
6 11 (11.70%) Linux
7 8 (8.51%) ITIL
7 8 (8.51%) Retail
8 7 (7.45%) C
8 7 (7.45%) SQL
8 7 (7.45%) DHCP
8 7 (7.45%) DNS
8 7 (7.45%) Red Hat
8 7 (7.45%) Project Management
8 7 (7.45%) Oracle Database
9 6 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (6.38%) SAP Retail
9 6 (6.38%) PKI
9 6 (6.38%) SCCM
9 6 (6.38%) SCOM
9 6 (6.38%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (6.38%) SAP FI
9 6 (6.38%) Citrix
9 6 (6.38%) SQL Server
9 6 (6.38%) .NET
9 6 (6.38%) MS Exchange
9 6 (6.38%) Manufacturing
10 5 (5.32%) Oracle EBS

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 6 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (6.38%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (6.38%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.26%) SAS
2 4 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (3.19%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.19%) Apache
4 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.06%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.06%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) DOC1
2 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) MS Project
2 1 (1.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.38%) SAP Retail
1 6 (6.38%) SAP FI
2 5 (5.32%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (4.26%) SAP MM
3 4 (4.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (3.19%) SAP Business One
4 3 (3.19%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (3.19%) SAP CO
4 3 (3.19%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (3.19%) SAP PS
4 3 (3.19%) SAP SD
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 2 (2.13%) SAP LE
5 2 (2.13%) Line 500
5 2 (2.13%) SAP SRM
5 2 (2.13%) ResourceLink
5 2 (2.13%) SAP MRS
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.45%) DHCP
1 7 (7.45%) DNS
2 2 (2.13%) VLAN
3 1 (1.06%) Intranet
3 1 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.45%) Oracle Database
2 6 (6.38%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.19%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.13%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (2.13%) SAP BW
4 2 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.13%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.06%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.06%) DTS
5 1 (1.06%) SAP BI
General
1 8 (8.51%) Retail
2 6 (6.38%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.32%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (4.26%) Finance
5 3 (3.19%) General Ledger
6 2 (2.13%) Advertising
6 2 (2.13%) Publishing
6 2 (2.13%) Local Government
7 1 (1.06%) Marketing
7 1 (1.06%) Billing
7 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.06%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.38%) .NET
2 3 (3.19%) Application Packaging
3 2 (2.13%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (1.06%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.06%) WCF
4 1 (1.06%) LINQ
4 1 (1.06%) HTML
4 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.38%) PKI
2 4 (4.26%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.13%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.06%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.06%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.70%) Windows
1 11 (11.70%) Linux
2 6 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.13%) UNIX
3 2 (2.13%) CentOS
3 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.06%) HPUX
4 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.96%) Migration
2 8 (8.51%) ITIL
3 7 (7.45%) Project Management
4 4 (4.26%) ERP
4 4 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (3.19%) Analytics
5 3 (3.19%) Information Management
5 3 (3.19%) Supplier Management
5 3 (3.19%) Data Migration
5 3 (3.19%) CRM
5 3 (3.19%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.13%) ETL
6 2 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.13%) Change Management
6 2 (2.13%) PLM
6 2 (2.13%) Data Mapping
6 2 (2.13%) Requirements Management
6 2 (2.13%) Project Planning
6 2 (2.13%) Data Analysis
6 2 (2.13%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.45%) C
1 7 (7.45%) SQL
2 5 (5.32%) C#
3 4 (4.26%) Perl
3 4 (4.26%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.13%) Java
4 2 (2.13%) ABAP
4 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.13%) R
5 1 (1.06%) Korn
5 1 (1.06%) VBScript
5 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.13%) OCP
1 2 (2.13%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (2.13%) RHCE
2 1 (1.06%) Degree
2 1 (1.06%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) GAAP
1 2 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (12.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (4.26%) XenApp
3 3 (3.19%) vSphere
3 3 (3.19%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (3.19%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) SCCM
1 6 (6.38%) SCOM
2 4 (4.26%) Backup Exec
2 4 (4.26%) WSUS
2 4 (4.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (3.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (3.19%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (3.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (3.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.06%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.06%) Novell Identity Manager
Vendors
1 32 (34.04%) SAP
2 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
3 13 (13.83%) Oracle
4 7 (7.45%) Red Hat
5 6 (6.38%) Citrix
6 4 (4.26%) Symantec
6 4 (4.26%) EMC
6 4 (4.26%) VMware
7 2 (2.13%) Cisco
7 2 (2.13%) Sage
8 1 (1.06%) AppSense
8 1 (1.06%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.06%) Novell
8 1 (1.06%) NetIQ
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Verticality Ltd
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
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Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago