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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 22 28 44
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 179 162 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.76% 5.27% 3.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.18% 5.67% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 78 44
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£465 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £250 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £36.50 - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £40.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-11.04% +16.42%
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
2492 2856 2078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 94.11% 92.94% 93.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1379 1596 1056
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £215 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 206 248
Average hourly rate £15.00 £23.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.78% +2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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
Cambridgeshire +5 52 £470 +17.50% 27
Hertfordshire -2 48 £475 +22.58% 27
Essex +20 39 £425 +6.25% 6
Norfolk +11 14 £525 +40.00%
Bedfordshire -3 13 £450 +16.12% 7
Suffolk +12 11 £450 +16.12% 1
East Anglia 0 1 £400 +14.28%
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 76 (19.39%) Finance
3 71 (18.11%) Oracle
4 51 (13.01%) Microsoft
5 49 (12.50%) Windows
6 44 (11.22%) Oracle EBS R12
7 40 (10.20%) SQL
8 36 (9.18%) XML
9 35 (8.93%) Linux
10 31 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
11 28 (7.14%) Migration
12 27 (6.89%) Oracle EBS
13 26 (6.63%) Workflow
14 25 (6.38%) CRM
14 25 (6.38%) HP
14 25 (6.38%) Active Directory
15 23 (5.87%) Citrix
15 23 (5.87%) SQL Server
16 21 (5.36%) SharePoint
16 21 (5.36%) UNIX
17 20 (5.10%) Agile Software Development
18 19 (4.85%) Web Services
18 19 (4.85%) VMware
19 18 (4.59%) Cisco
19 18 (4.59%) Security Cleared
19 18 (4.59%) Windows Server 2008
20 17 (4.34%) SC Cleared
21 16 (4.08%) SAP SD
21 16 (4.08%) ITIL
22 15 (3.83%) Logistics

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 21 (5.36%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.32%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (2.55%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.30%) Oracle Workflow
4 9 (2.30%) Lync
5 7 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (1.53%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.02%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 4 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.77%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.77%) JBoss
8 3 (0.77%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.51%) CMS
10 1 (0.26%) K2 blackpearl
10 1 (0.26%) Liferay
Applications
1 13 (3.32%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.28%) MS Project
3 4 (1.02%) MS Office
4 3 (0.77%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.51%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.51%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.51%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 44 (11.22%) Oracle EBS R12
2 27 (6.89%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (4.08%) SAP SD
4 14 (3.57%) SAP MM
4 14 (3.57%) SAP HCM
5 13 (3.32%) Oracle iProcurement
5 13 (3.32%) SAP CO
5 13 (3.32%) SAP FI
6 12 (3.06%) SAP FI/CO
7 10 (2.55%) Oracle General Ledger
7 10 (2.55%) Oracle Receivables
8 9 (2.30%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 9 (2.30%) Oracle Financials
9 8 (2.04%) SAP WM
9 8 (2.04%) SAP CS
9 8 (2.04%) SAP EWM
10 7 (1.79%) Oracle Cash Management
10 7 (1.79%) Oracle Payables
10 7 (1.79%) Oracle 11i
11 4 (1.02%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.57%) SuccessFactors
2 7 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.28%) Amazon S3
3 5 (1.28%) Office 365
4 4 (1.02%) SaaS
5 3 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.51%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (0.26%) Yammer
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.06%) Firewall
2 11 (2.81%) Network Security
2 11 (2.81%) DNS
3 9 (2.30%) SSL
4 8 (2.04%) SAN
4 8 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (1.79%) LDAP
5 7 (1.79%) LAN
5 7 (1.79%) WAN
5 7 (1.79%) DHCP
6 6 (1.53%) OpenLDAP
7 5 (1.28%) Wireless
7 5 (1.28%) VoIP
7 5 (1.28%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (1.02%) VPN
8 4 (1.02%) SMS
8 4 (1.02%) Internet
8 4 (1.02%) VLAN
8 4 (1.02%) NetScaler
9 3 (0.77%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.87%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (1.79%) OLAP
4 7 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (1.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 5 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (1.28%) OLAP Cube
5 5 (1.28%) BusinessObjects XI
5 5 (1.28%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 5 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.28%) SAP BW
6 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.77%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.77%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.51%) NonStop SQL
8 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (1.79%) SpecFlow
2 5 (1.28%) JIRA
3 4 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.77%) Maven
4 3 (0.77%) JUnit
5 2 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.26%) Selenium
6 1 (0.26%) Ant
General
1 76 (19.39%) Finance
2 13 (3.32%) Retail
3 10 (2.55%) Local Government
4 9 (2.30%) Marketing
5 6 (1.53%) Automotive
5 6 (1.53%) Advertising
6 5 (1.28%) General Ledger
7 4 (1.02%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.51%) Legal
8 2 (0.51%) Publishing
8 2 (0.51%) Banking
8 2 (0.51%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.51%) French Language
9 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.26%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (9.18%) XML
2 19 (4.85%) Web Services
3 9 (2.30%) WCF
4 8 (2.04%) HTML
4 8 (2.04%) Middleware
5 7 (1.79%) Gherkin
6 6 (1.53%) EDIFACT
7 5 (1.28%) .NET
7 5 (1.28%) SOAP
8 4 (1.02%) J2EE
9 3 (0.77%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.77%) Hibernate
9 3 (0.77%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (0.77%) Spring
9 3 (0.77%) REST
9 3 (0.77%) SAP PI
10 2 (0.51%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.51%) Regular Expression
10 2 (0.51%) SAP CO-PA
10 2 (0.51%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (0.77%) Clustering
3 2 (0.51%) Chip and PIN
3 2 (0.51%) Mainframe
3 2 (0.51%) GIS
3 2 (0.51%) Tandem
3 2 (0.51%) Data Integration
3 2 (0.51%) Digital Media
3 2 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.26%) User Experience
4 1 (0.26%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (0.26%) BYOD
4 1 (0.26%) iSeries
4 1 (0.26%) TRADACOMS
4 1 (0.26%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.26%) Open Source
4 1 (0.26%) Social Media
4 1 (0.26%) HP StorageWorks
4 1 (0.26%) Statistics
4 1 (0.26%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 49 (12.50%) Windows
2 35 (8.93%) Linux
3 21 (5.36%) UNIX
4 18 (4.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (2.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.79%) VMS
9 5 (1.28%) AIX
9 5 (1.28%) Debian
10 4 (1.02%) zOS
11 2 (0.51%) Solaris
11 2 (0.51%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.26%) OS/400
12 1 (0.26%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (7.14%) Migration
2 26 (6.63%) Workflow
3 25 (6.38%) CRM
4 20 (5.10%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (4.08%) ITIL
6 15 (3.83%) Logistics
6 15 (3.83%) SAP Implementation
6 15 (3.83%) Performance Management
7 14 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (3.32%) Time Management
9 11 (2.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (2.81%) Manual Testing
10 10 (2.55%) ETL
11 9 (2.30%) Test Scripting
11 9 (2.30%) Business Analysis
11 9 (2.30%) Software Testing
12 8 (2.04%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (2.04%) Cash Management
12 8 (2.04%) GAP Analysis
13 7 (1.79%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 40 (10.20%) SQL
2 10 (2.55%) ABAP
3 8 (2.04%) Python
3 8 (2.04%) C
4 7 (1.79%) PL/SQL
5 6 (1.53%) Java
6 5 (1.28%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.28%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.77%) C#
8 2 (0.51%) COBOL
8 2 (0.51%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.51%) VBScript
9 1 (0.26%) VB
9 1 (0.26%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (4.59%) Security Cleared
2 17 (4.34%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.32%) Degree
4 9 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (2.04%) ISTQB
5 8 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (1.79%) ISEB
6 7 (1.79%) MCSE
7 6 (1.53%) CCNP
8 5 (1.28%) CCIE
8 5 (1.28%) CCSP
9 4 (1.02%) JNCIP
9 4 (1.02%) JNCIE
9 4 (1.02%) CCDP
9 4 (1.02%) CCSE
9 4 (1.02%) HP ASE
9 4 (1.02%) HP MASE
10 2 (0.51%) CCNA
11 1 (0.26%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.81%) ISO 9001
2 10 (2.55%) QA
3 3 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.26%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.26%) GMP
4 1 (0.26%) SLA
4 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 25 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.53%) XenApp
4 5 (1.28%) vCloud
5 4 (1.02%) Dovecot
6 3 (0.77%) ACF2
6 3 (0.77%) XenServer
6 3 (0.77%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.77%) RACF
6 3 (0.77%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.77%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.51%) vSphere
7 2 (0.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (2.81%) SCOM
2 4 (1.02%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (0.77%) OpenView
3 3 (0.77%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.51%) WMI
4 2 (0.51%) SCCM
4 2 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.51%) HP SIM
4 2 (0.51%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.26%) vMotion
5 1 (0.26%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.26%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.26%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.26%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.26%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 100 (25.51%) SAP
2 71 (18.11%) Oracle
3 51 (13.01%) Microsoft
4 25 (6.38%) HP
5 23 (5.87%) Citrix
6 19 (4.85%) VMware
7 18 (4.59%) Cisco
8 11 (2.81%) Business Objects
9 9 (2.30%) IBM
9 9 (2.30%) CheckPoint
10 8 (2.04%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.79%) F5
12 6 (1.53%) Infoblox
12 6 (1.53%) NetApp
12 6 (1.53%) Juniper
12 6 (1.53%) Symantec
13 5 (1.28%) 3PAR
13 5 (1.28%) Veeam
14 4 (1.02%) Riverbed
14 4 (1.02%) Fortinet
Watford, Hertfordshire
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Essex
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £525 - £625 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge
Cognitive Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Dunstable
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Ipswich
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 11 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridgeshire
OHO Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 25 days ago