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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 38 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 22 36 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.74% 5.33% 7.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.90% 5.65% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 28
Median daily rate £375 £425 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £363 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £538 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £42.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +54.12%
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
564 637 725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.92% 94.37% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 393 437
Median daily rate £330 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £265 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £529 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 57 52
Median hourly rate £27.44 £15.77 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.98% -4.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.75 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +6 11 £350 -15.15% 17
Peterborough -3 5 £406 -4.41% 1
Huntingdon -1 1 £350 -32.69% 1
Consultant
East of England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 9 (20.45%) SAP
2 6 (13.64%) Information Security
2 6 (13.64%) ERP
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.36%) SAP MM
3 5 (11.36%) Migration
3 5 (11.36%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (9.09%) Office 365
4 4 (9.09%) SIEM
4 4 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (9.09%) Finance
4 4 (9.09%) SAP SD
4 4 (9.09%) Project Management
4 4 (9.09%) CRM
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle
5 3 (6.82%) C#
5 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.82%) Windows
5 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
5 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.82%) SAP BW
5 3 (6.82%) CISSP
5 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.82%) CISA
5 3 (6.82%) CISM
5 3 (6.82%) MCITP
5 3 (6.82%) ISTQB
5 3 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (6.82%) Big Data
5 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure

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 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (4.55%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.27%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) SAP MM
2 4 (9.09%) SAP SD
3 2 (4.55%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (2.27%) Sage 50
4 1 (2.27%) SAP ERP
4 1 (2.27%) SAP FI
4 1 (2.27%) SAP HCM
4 1 (2.27%) SAP MDM
4 1 (2.27%) SAP Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Office 365
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.55%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.27%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (2.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Network Security
2 1 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) Big Data
1 3 (6.82%) SAP BW
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.27%) Power BI
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Selenium
1 1 (2.27%) Selenium IDE
1 1 (2.27%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.27%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Local Government
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) .NET
1 2 (4.55%) JSON
1 2 (4.55%) XML
2 1 (2.27%) CSS
2 1 (2.27%) HTML
2 1 (2.27%) J2EE
2 1 (2.27%) REST
2 1 (2.27%) RESTful
2 1 (2.27%) SAP ALE
2 1 (2.27%) Spring
2 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.82%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (4.55%) CESG
2 2 (4.55%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.55%) PMI
2 2 (4.55%) Social Media
3 1 (2.27%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
1 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.64%) ERP
1 6 (13.64%) Information Security
2 5 (11.36%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (11.36%) Migration
3 4 (9.09%) CRM
3 4 (9.09%) Project Management
3 4 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (9.09%) SIEM
4 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.82%) Security Hardening
4 3 (6.82%) Security Operations
5 2 (4.55%) Change Control
5 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.55%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (4.55%) ITIL
5 2 (4.55%) Multithreading
5 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.55%) Process Improvement
5 2 (4.55%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (4.55%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) C#
2 2 (4.55%) ABAP
2 2 (4.55%) Java
2 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) CISA
1 3 (6.82%) CISM
1 3 (6.82%) CISSP
1 3 (6.82%) ISTQB
1 3 (6.82%) MCITP
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.55%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) ISEB
2 2 (4.55%) MCSE
2 2 (4.55%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) CLAS
3 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) HNC
3 1 (2.27%) HND
3 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.27%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.55%) SLA
3 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (2.27%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.27%) QA
3 1 (2.27%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (2.27%) Linux-HA
1 1 (2.27%) Pacemaker
1 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) SAP
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle
4 2 (4.55%) Citrix
4 2 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.27%) IBM
5 1 (2.27%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.27%) Juniper
5 1 (2.27%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.27%) Sophos
5 1 (2.27%) Talend