The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the East Anglia 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 6 - 1
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia 5.56% - 40.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.56% - 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £19.17 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.14% -48.88%
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 East Anglia 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
East Anglia
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
18 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia 100.00% 93.33% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 3
Average daily rate £375 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in East Anglia

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in East Anglia

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in East Anglia

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in East Anglia

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Anglia

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Anglia 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 10 (83.33%) Oracle
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (41.67%) Workflow
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) PL/SQL
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (33.33%) LINC
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle iProcurement
4 4 (33.33%) Cash Management
4 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) General Ledger
4 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle HRMS
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Office 365
6 1 (8.33%) Master Data Management
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in East Anglia by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Anglia 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 5 (41.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle iProcurement
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) General Ledger
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Workflow
2 4 (33.33%) Cash Management
2 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Master Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) PL/SQL
3 4 (33.33%) LINC
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft