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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 31 37 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 25 19 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.47% 3.35% 8.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.60% 3.51% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 30
Median daily rate £388 £413 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £425 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £435
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £42.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +71.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +85.85%

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
543 542 714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 97.14% 95.59% 95.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 322 414
Median daily rate £350 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £253 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 50 57
Median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +112.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +11 17 £375 -9.09% 12
Peterborough +1 3 £400 -5.88% 1
Huntingdon 0 1 £350 +7.69% 1
Consultant
East of England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 9 (25.00%) SAP
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 7 (19.44%) Office 365
4 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 6 (16.67%) Windows
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
5 5 (13.89%) MCITP
5 5 (13.89%) MCSE
5 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
5 5 (13.89%) ERP
5 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (13.89%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 5 (13.89%) Mimecast
5 5 (13.89%) Skype for Business
5 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (11.11%) Project Management
6 4 (11.11%) Finance
6 4 (11.11%) Migration
6 4 (11.11%) Oracle
6 4 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.33%) SAP BW
7 3 (8.33%) SAP MM
8 2 (5.56%) Citrix
8 2 (5.56%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (5.56%) SAP SD

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 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.89%) Skype for Business
3 4 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.78%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) SAP MM
2 2 (5.56%) SAP SD
2 2 (5.56%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.78%) Sage 50
3 1 (2.78%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.78%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.78%) SAP HCM
3 1 (2.78%) SAP MDM
3 1 (2.78%) SAP Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Office 365
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (13.89%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.78%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (2.78%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SAP BW
2 2 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.56%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
3 1 (2.78%) Big Data
3 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.78%) Power BI
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Selenium
1 1 (2.78%) Selenium IDE
1 1 (2.78%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (2.78%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Local Government
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
1 2 (5.56%) CSS
1 2 (5.56%) HTML
1 2 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (2.78%) J2EE
2 1 (2.78%) JSON
2 1 (2.78%) REST
2 1 (2.78%) SAP ALE
2 1 (2.78%) SAPUI5
2 1 (2.78%) Spring
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Data Integration
1 2 (5.56%) PMI
2 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Windows
1 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) ERP
1 5 (13.89%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 4 (11.11%) Migration
2 4 (11.11%) Project Management
3 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.56%) Change Control
4 2 (5.56%) Information Management
4 2 (5.56%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.78%) CRM
5 1 (2.78%) Data Flow Diagram
5 1 (2.78%) Data Management
5 1 (2.78%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.78%) ETL
5 1 (2.78%) Scrum
5 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.78%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.56%) C#
2 2 (5.56%) Java
2 2 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) ABAP
3 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) MCITP
1 5 (13.89%) MCSE
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) HNC
3 1 (2.78%) HND
3 1 (2.78%) ISEB
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.78%) NVQ Level 4
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.56%) XenApp
3 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (2.78%) Linux-HA
1 1 (2.78%) Nessus
1 1 (2.78%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) SAP
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) Citrix
4 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.78%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.78%) Juniper
5 1 (2.78%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.78%) Qualys
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.78%) Sophos
5 1 (2.78%) Talend
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