The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 21 21 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 178 203 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.02% 6.53% 5.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.36% 6.88% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 118 86
Median daily rate £450 £450 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £446 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.28% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Median hourly rate £46.75 £55.00 £33.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +63.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £51.00 £25.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £112.45 £59.00 £41.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.90 £54.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +111.76%
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
2418 2952 2816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.31% 95.01% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1402 1793 1643
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 239 233
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £41.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East of England region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 25 July 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Consultant Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -1 47 £438 -2.77% 17
Essex +7 42 £363 -10.76% 4
Bedfordshire +14 30 £450 - 6
Cambridgeshire 0 30 £440 +3.52% 20
Suffolk -5 14 £500 +11.11% 2
Norfolk +9 13 £510 +4.61% 5
East Anglia - 3 £600 -
Consultant
England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 84 (22.58%) Finance
2 69 (18.55%) Oracle
3 60 (16.13%) Microsoft
4 59 (15.86%) SAP
5 45 (12.10%) CRM
6 40 (10.75%) Windows
7 33 (8.87%) Migration
8 30 (8.06%) SQL
8 30 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (7.80%) Security Cleared
10 27 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 26 (6.99%) Firewall
12 24 (6.45%) Active Directory
12 24 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
12 24 (6.45%) Information Security
13 23 (6.18%) Java
13 23 (6.18%) ERP
14 22 (5.91%) SC Cleared
15 21 (5.65%) MS Excel
15 21 (5.65%) ITIL
15 21 (5.65%) Configuration Management
16 19 (5.11%) Linux
16 19 (5.11%) Retail
17 18 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
18 17 (4.57%) Oracle EBS R12
18 17 (4.57%) CISA
18 17 (4.57%) CISM
18 17 (4.57%) CISSP
18 17 (4.57%) Hyperion
18 17 (4.57%) Cisco

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (2.69%) BizTalk Server
1 10 (2.69%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (1.88%) IIS
3 7 (1.88%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.61%) Apache
4 6 (1.61%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.34%) CMS
6 4 (1.08%) NetWeaver
6 4 (1.08%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.81%) IBM Domino
7 3 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.81%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.54%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.54%) JBoss
8 2 (0.54%) nginx
8 2 (0.54%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 21 (5.65%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.08%) Windchill
3 2 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.27%) MS Office
4 1 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 24 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (4.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (4.03%) Dynamics NAV
4 14 (3.76%) Oracle EBS
5 12 (3.23%) Hyperion Planning
5 12 (3.23%) SAP MM
6 8 (2.15%) SAP ERP
6 8 (2.15%) SAP PP
7 7 (1.88%) SAP CO
7 7 (1.88%) SAP FI
7 7 (1.88%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (1.34%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (1.34%) SAP BPC
9 4 (1.08%) Adobe Campaign
9 4 (1.08%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (1.08%) SDL Web 8
10 3 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.81%) Oracle General Ledger
10 3 (0.81%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
2 12 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 9 (2.42%) Office 365
5 5 (1.34%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (1.08%) Force.com
6 4 (1.08%) Heroku
7 3 (0.81%) Yammer
8 2 (0.54%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.27%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.99%) Firewall
2 15 (4.03%) Network Security
3 9 (2.42%) DNS
3 9 (2.42%) Internet
4 8 (2.15%) RFID
5 7 (1.88%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (1.88%) SAN
5 7 (1.88%) Wireless
6 6 (1.61%) LDAP
6 6 (1.61%) WAN
7 5 (1.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (1.34%) LAN
8 4 (1.08%) BIG-IP
8 4 (1.08%) DHCP
8 4 (1.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (1.08%) HTTP
8 4 (1.08%) Kerberos
8 4 (1.08%) MPLS
8 4 (1.08%) SSL
8 4 (1.08%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.49%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (3.23%) Oracle ODI
3 10 (2.69%) Essbase
3 10 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (2.15%) DB2
6 7 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.88%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.61%) Big Data
7 6 (1.61%) SAP BW
8 4 (1.08%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.08%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.08%) IBM InfoSphere
8 4 (1.08%) MySQL
8 4 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.08%) SAP HANA
9 3 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (2.96%) Jenkins
2 10 (2.69%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.88%) LSMW
4 4 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.54%) Gerrit
5 2 (0.54%) VisualVM
6 1 (0.27%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.27%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.27%) ERwin
6 1 (0.27%) JIRA
6 1 (0.27%) SoapUI
General
1 84 (22.58%) Finance
2 19 (5.11%) Retail
3 16 (4.30%) Marketing
4 13 (3.49%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (2.69%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.15%) Advertising
7 7 (1.88%) Automotive
8 4 (1.08%) Legal
9 2 (0.54%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.54%) Local Government
10 1 (0.27%) Back Office
10 1 (0.27%) Billing
10 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.30%) Web Services
2 13 (3.49%) .NET
3 10 (2.69%) Middleware
4 9 (2.42%) XML
5 8 (2.15%) HTML
6 7 (1.88%) SOAP
6 7 (1.88%) Visualforce
7 6 (1.61%) BAPI
7 6 (1.61%) COM
7 6 (1.61%) SAP Smart Forms
8 5 (1.34%) RESTful
9 4 (1.08%) Java EE
9 4 (1.08%) OAuth
9 4 (1.08%) SAML
9 4 (1.08%) SAP ALE
9 4 (1.08%) SPNEGO
10 3 (0.81%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (0.54%) HTML5
11 2 (0.54%) SAP Basis
11 2 (0.54%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 14 (3.76%) Data Centre
2 11 (2.96%) Management Information System
2 11 (2.96%) PKI
3 10 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.15%) Cryptography
5 7 (1.88%) Data Integration
5 7 (1.88%) Security Operations Centre
6 6 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.61%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.34%) CMDB
8 4 (1.08%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.08%) Statistics
9 3 (0.81%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.81%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.81%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.81%) User Experience
10 2 (0.54%) CESG
10 2 (0.54%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.54%) Social Media
10 2 (0.54%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 40 (10.75%) Windows
2 19 (5.11%) Linux
3 11 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (2.15%) Windows 10
5 7 (1.88%) Unix
6 6 (1.61%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.34%) Android
7 5 (1.34%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.81%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.54%) AIX
10 2 (0.54%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.27%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (12.10%) CRM
2 33 (8.87%) Migration
3 30 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (6.45%) Information Security
6 23 (6.18%) ERP
7 21 (5.65%) Configuration Management
7 21 (5.65%) ITIL
8 17 (4.57%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (4.57%) Data Migration
9 16 (4.30%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (4.03%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (3.49%) Data Management
11 13 (3.49%) DevOps
11 13 (3.49%) Project Management
12 12 (3.23%) Analytics
12 12 (3.23%) User Stories
13 11 (2.96%) Cybersecurity
13 11 (2.96%) Presales
13 11 (2.96%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 30 (8.06%) SQL
2 23 (6.18%) Java
3 9 (2.42%) ABAP
3 9 (2.42%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.15%) C#
4 8 (2.15%) PL/SQL
4 8 (2.15%) PowerShell
5 7 (1.88%) Apex Code
5 7 (1.88%) Python
5 7 (1.88%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.61%) SAPscript
7 5 (1.34%) C++
8 4 (1.08%) Jython
8 4 (1.08%) SOQL
9 3 (0.81%) C
10 2 (0.54%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.27%) Magik
11 1 (0.27%) Perl
11 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (7.80%) Security Cleared
2 22 (5.91%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.57%) CISA
3 17 (4.57%) CISM
3 17 (4.57%) CISSP
4 13 (3.49%) Degree
5 10 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.61%) CCNA
7 4 (1.08%) CCIE
7 4 (1.08%) CCNP
8 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.54%) CLAS
9 2 (0.54%) CRISC
9 2 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.54%) MCITP
9 2 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.54%) VCP5
9 2 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (2.15%) QA
3 6 (1.61%) GxP
3 6 (1.61%) SLA
4 5 (1.34%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.81%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 3 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.54%) GCP
7 2 (0.54%) GLP
7 2 (0.54%) GMP
8 1 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.27%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.27%) RMADS
System Software
1 24 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.08%) vSphere
4 2 (0.54%) Docker
4 2 (0.54%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.54%) XenApp
4 2 (0.54%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.27%) NFS
5 1 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (4.30%) SCCM
2 13 (3.49%) Puppet
3 4 (1.08%) NetBackup
3 4 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.81%) SCOM
5 2 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.54%) Opsview
5 2 (0.54%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.27%) Ansible
6 1 (0.27%) Check_MK
6 1 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.27%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.27%) Kibana
6 1 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.27%) vRealize
Vendors
1 69 (18.55%) Oracle
2 60 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 59 (15.86%) SAP
4 17 (4.57%) Cisco
4 17 (4.57%) Hyperion
5 16 (4.30%) IBM
6 15 (4.03%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (3.23%) VMware
8 10 (2.69%) CheckPoint
9 7 (1.88%) Juniper
10 6 (1.61%) Citrix
10 6 (1.61%) F5
10 6 (1.61%) HP
11 5 (1.34%) Blue Coat
11 5 (1.34%) Symantec
12 4 (1.08%) ForgeRock
12 4 (1.08%) Meraki
12 4 (1.08%) Proofpoint
12 4 (1.08%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.08%) SolarWinds
Hertfordshire
Annapurna HR
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Ciber UK
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Networkers
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Axiom Software Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
NCC Group
Posted: 9 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
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