The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 24 29 45
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 183 157 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.64% 5.28% 3.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.13% 5.74% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 66 43
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £268 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £36.50 £25.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.13% +2.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £41.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.04% +27.69%
Consultant
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 of England 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 of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2568 2735 2040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.11% 92.06% 93.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1444 1513 1053
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 225 253
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £24.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -23.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the East of England region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 May 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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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
Hertfordshire +2 63 £450 +16.12% 21
Essex +26 50 £525 +32.91% 6
Cambridgeshire -11 38 £438 +9.37% 19
Bedfordshire -3 12 £431 +6.15% 11
Suffolk +15 9 £225 -44.44% 1
Norfolk 0 9 £430 +1.17%
East Anglia - 1 £400 -
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 100 (25.51%) SAP
2 75 (19.13%) Oracle
3 72 (18.37%) Finance
4 55 (14.03%) Windows
5 51 (13.01%) Microsoft
6 38 (9.69%) Linux
7 37 (9.44%) Oracle EBS R12
8 31 (7.91%) SQL
8 31 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
9 29 (7.40%) Active Directory
10 27 (6.89%) XML
10 27 (6.89%) Oracle EBS
11 26 (6.63%) Cisco
12 25 (6.38%) HP
13 24 (6.12%) Migration
14 23 (5.87%) Citrix
14 23 (5.87%) CRM
15 22 (5.61%) SharePoint
16 21 (5.36%) ITIL
16 21 (5.36%) Security Cleared
17 20 (5.10%) UNIX
18 19 (4.85%) SQL Server
18 19 (4.85%) SC Cleared
18 19 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
19 18 (4.59%) Workflow
20 17 (4.34%) VMware
20 17 (4.34%) Firewall
21 16 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
22 15 (3.83%) SAP Implementation
22 15 (3.83%) Performance Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 22 (5.61%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.06%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (2.55%) Lync
3 10 (2.55%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (1.53%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (1.53%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (0.77%) JBoss
7 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.51%) Oracle Self-Service HR
8 2 (0.51%) IIS
8 2 (0.51%) CMS
8 2 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.26%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.26%) Liferay
9 1 (0.26%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 11 (2.81%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.28%) MS Project
2 5 (1.28%) MS Office
3 3 (0.77%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (0.51%) PTC Creo
4 2 (0.51%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.51%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 37 (9.44%) Oracle EBS R12
2 27 (6.89%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (3.83%) SAP SD
4 14 (3.57%) SAP MM
4 14 (3.57%) SAP HCM
5 13 (3.32%) Oracle iProcurement
6 11 (2.81%) SAP CO
6 11 (2.81%) SAP FI
7 10 (2.55%) Oracle Financials
7 10 (2.55%) SAP FI/CO
7 10 (2.55%) SAP CS
8 9 (2.30%) Oracle Receivables
9 8 (2.04%) Oracle Payables
9 8 (2.04%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 8 (2.04%) SAP EWM
9 8 (2.04%) SAP WM
9 8 (2.04%) Oracle General Ledger
9 8 (2.04%) SAP MRS
10 7 (1.79%) Hyperion Planning
10 7 (1.79%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.57%) SuccessFactors
2 8 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.28%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.02%) Office 365
5 3 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.51%) Amazon Glacier
6 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.34%) Firewall
2 11 (2.81%) Network Security
2 11 (2.81%) SAN
2 11 (2.81%) DNS
3 9 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (2.30%) Internet
3 9 (2.30%) DHCP
3 9 (2.30%) LAN
4 8 (2.04%) LDAP
4 8 (2.04%) WAN
4 8 (2.04%) Wireless
5 7 (1.79%) SSH
6 6 (1.53%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (1.53%) SMS
6 6 (1.53%) OpenLDAP
7 5 (1.28%) MPLS
7 5 (1.28%) Telnet
7 5 (1.28%) VoIP
7 5 (1.28%) PuTTY
8 4 (1.02%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.85%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.04%) Oracle BI EE
3 7 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (1.79%) SAP BW
3 7 (1.79%) Hyperion Smart View
4 6 (1.53%) OLAP
4 6 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (1.28%) OLAP Cube
6 4 (1.02%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (1.02%) Essbase
7 3 (0.77%) MySQL
7 3 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.77%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.77%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.51%) EDMS
8 2 (0.51%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 5 (1.28%) Toad
2 4 (1.02%) SpecFlow
2 4 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.02%) JIRA
3 3 (0.77%) Maven
3 3 (0.77%) JUnit
4 2 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.26%) Ant
General
1 72 (18.37%) Finance
2 11 (2.81%) Retail
3 9 (2.30%) Local Government
4 8 (2.04%) Marketing
5 6 (1.53%) Automotive
5 6 (1.53%) Advertising
6 5 (1.28%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.02%) Billing
8 3 (0.77%) General Ledger
8 3 (0.77%) French Language
9 2 (0.51%) Legal
9 2 (0.51%) Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Publishing
10 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.89%) XML
2 13 (3.32%) Web Services
3 8 (2.04%) .NET
4 7 (1.79%) WCF
5 6 (1.53%) EDIFACT
6 5 (1.28%) Middleware
6 5 (1.28%) SOAP
7 4 (1.02%) Gherkin
7 4 (1.02%) J2EE
8 3 (0.77%) Spring
8 3 (0.77%) Hibernate
8 3 (0.77%) HTML
8 3 (0.77%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.77%) REST
9 2 (0.51%) Regular Expression
9 2 (0.51%) EDI
9 2 (0.51%) COM
9 2 (0.51%) SAP XI
9 2 (0.51%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.51%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (1.02%) Data Integration
3 3 (0.77%) Tandem
3 3 (0.77%) Replication
3 3 (0.77%) Clustering
4 2 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (0.51%) Chip and PIN
4 2 (0.51%) GIS
4 2 (0.51%) CLARiiON
4 2 (0.51%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.26%) PKI
5 1 (0.26%) Statistics
5 1 (0.26%) RMADS
5 1 (0.26%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.26%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.26%) Open Source
5 1 (0.26%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.26%) TRADACOMS
5 1 (0.26%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 55 (14.03%) Windows
2 38 (9.69%) Linux
3 20 (5.10%) UNIX
4 19 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (2.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.79%) VMS
8 5 (1.28%) Debian
8 5 (1.28%) AIX
9 3 (0.77%) zOS
9 3 (0.77%) Solaris
10 2 (0.51%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.26%) CentOS
11 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.26%) OS/390
11 1 (0.26%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (6.12%) Migration
2 23 (5.87%) CRM
3 21 (5.36%) ITIL
4 18 (4.59%) Workflow
5 16 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (3.83%) SAP Implementation
6 15 (3.83%) Performance Management
7 14 (3.57%) Time Management
7 14 (3.57%) Logistics
8 13 (3.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (3.32%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (2.30%) Project Management
9 9 (2.30%) Change Management
9 9 (2.30%) ERP
10 8 (2.04%) GAP Analysis
11 7 (1.79%) Manual Testing
11 7 (1.79%) Cash Management
11 7 (1.79%) EAM
11 7 (1.79%) Service Delivery
11 7 (1.79%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 31 (7.91%) SQL
2 10 (2.55%) ABAP
3 9 (2.30%) Java
4 7 (1.79%) C
4 7 (1.79%) Python
5 6 (1.53%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.02%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.77%) C#
8 2 (0.51%) VBScript
8 2 (0.51%) COBOL
9 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.26%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.26%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (5.36%) Security Cleared
2 19 (4.85%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.32%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (2.55%) CCNP
5 9 (2.30%) Degree
5 9 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (2.04%) MCSE
7 7 (1.79%) CCIE
8 5 (1.28%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.28%) HP ASE
8 5 (1.28%) CCSP
8 5 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (1.02%) CCDP
9 4 (1.02%) ISEB
9 4 (1.02%) HP MASE
9 4 (1.02%) CCSE
9 4 (1.02%) JNCIP
9 4 (1.02%) JNCIE
10 2 (0.51%) CCNA
10 2 (0.51%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.04%) ISO 9001
2 5 (1.28%) QA
3 4 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.51%) SLA
5 1 (0.26%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.26%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.26%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.26%) GMP
System Software
1 29 (7.40%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.53%) vCloud
3 6 (1.53%) XenApp
4 5 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.02%) Dovecot
6 3 (0.77%) ProxySG
6 3 (0.77%) XenServer
6 3 (0.77%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.77%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 3 (0.77%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.77%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.77%) RACF
6 3 (0.77%) vSphere
6 3 (0.77%) ACF2
7 1 (0.26%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.26%) UAG
Systems Management
1 13 (3.32%) SCOM
2 6 (1.53%) Tivoli
3 4 (1.02%) NetBackup
3 4 (1.02%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (0.77%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 3 (0.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.77%) CA Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.77%) OpenView
5 2 (0.51%) SCDPM
5 2 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.51%) HP SIM
5 2 (0.51%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.51%) Novell Identity Manager
5 2 (0.51%) WMI
6 1 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.26%) SCCM
6 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.26%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.26%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 100 (25.51%) SAP
2 75 (19.13%) Oracle
3 51 (13.01%) Microsoft
4 26 (6.63%) Cisco
5 25 (6.38%) HP
6 23 (5.87%) Citrix
7 17 (4.34%) VMware
8 11 (2.81%) IBM
9 10 (2.55%) CheckPoint
10 9 (2.30%) Red Hat
11 8 (2.04%) Business Objects
11 8 (2.04%) NetApp
12 7 (1.79%) Symantec
12 7 (1.79%) Juniper
12 7 (1.79%) Hyperion
12 7 (1.79%) Cyber-Ark
13 6 (1.53%) Infoblox
13 6 (1.53%) Brocade
14 5 (1.28%) Veeam
14 5 (1.28%) F5
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Red10
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £850 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 25 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 26 days ago