The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 68 58 65
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.37% 0.55% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.58% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
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£375 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £24.38 -
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
751 686 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.06% 93.84% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 307 345
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 80 139
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Technical Consultant
East of England

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 25 July 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 -11 2 £353 -21.66% 2
Huntingdon - - - - 1
Peterborough - - - -
Technical Consultant
East of England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (57.14%) MS Excel
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Clustering
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) Dell
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) Thin Client
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) MCSE
2 3 (42.86%) MCSA
2 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) SLA
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
1 3 (42.86%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Thin Client
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
1 3 (42.86%) Fat Client
2 1 (14.29%) Taxonomies
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Software Deployment
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Information Management
2 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
1 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
1 3 (42.86%) MCSA
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 3 (42.86%) XenApp
2 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Mercator
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle