The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 66 53 65
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.14% 0.39% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.42% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
Technical 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
697 480 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.61% 92.49% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 232 336
Average daily rate £375 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 56 86
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -41.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Consultant in the job title across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Consultant across the Cambridgeshire region.

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Technical 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 Technical Consultant within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 1 - - 4
Huntingdon - - - -
Technical Consultant
East of England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Debian
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) CLARiiON
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) 3PAR

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
2 2 (40.00%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (40.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix