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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
England / East of England
Rank 24 27 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 140 133 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.58% 5.72% 8.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.91% 5.96% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 70 126
Median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £433 £430
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Median hourly rate £31.75 £45.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.21% +85.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £60.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +140.00%

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
2026 2232 2459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.21% 95.96% 96.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1178 1340 1434
Median daily rate £388 £410 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.48% +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 191 234
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.31 £50.68 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +16 55 £475 +11.76% 17
Bedfordshire +11 29 £438 +6.06% 4
Essex -9 24 £400 - 3
Cambridgeshire -4 17 £375 -7.69% 14
Suffolk -10 8 £525 +20.00%
Norfolk +5 5 £458 -21.03% 1
East Anglia - 2 £209 -
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 60 (20.41%) Oracle
2 52 (17.69%) SAP
3 49 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 45 (15.31%) Windows
5 38 (12.93%) Security Cleared
6 37 (12.59%) Finance
7 31 (10.54%) Migration
8 29 (9.86%) Data Centre
9 28 (9.52%) Information Security
10 27 (9.18%) Linux
10 27 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (8.16%) SharePoint
11 24 (8.16%) SC Cleared
12 23 (7.82%) User Acceptance Testing
13 22 (7.48%) Office 365
14 21 (7.14%) MS Excel
15 20 (6.80%) Firewall
15 20 (6.80%) Analytics
16 19 (6.46%) Red Hat
17 18 (6.12%) Cisco
17 18 (6.12%) CRM
17 18 (6.12%) Unix
17 18 (6.12%) .NET
17 18 (6.12%) SQL
17 18 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
18 17 (5.78%) Middleware
18 17 (5.78%) Data Migration
18 17 (5.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 17 (5.78%) Microsoft Azure

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 24 (8.16%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.40%) Skype for Business
3 9 (3.06%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.70%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.02%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (1.02%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.68%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.68%) IIS
7 2 (0.68%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.34%) Apache
8 1 (0.34%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.34%) SAS
8 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.68%) MS Office
2 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.34%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.34%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 14 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (3.74%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (2.72%) SAP HCM
4 7 (2.38%) SAP FI
5 6 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (2.04%) SAP BPC
5 6 (2.04%) SAP CO
5 6 (2.04%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (1.70%) Oracle Payroll
7 4 (1.36%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (1.36%) SAP GRC
8 3 (1.02%) Oracle iProcurement
8 3 (1.02%) SAP MM
9 2 (0.68%) Hyperion Planning
9 2 (0.68%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.68%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.68%) SAP PS
9 2 (0.68%) SAP SD
9 2 (0.68%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.48%) Office 365
2 17 (5.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.38%) SuccessFactors
4 5 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.70%) Mimecast
4 5 (1.70%) Oracle CX
4 5 (1.70%) PaaS
4 5 (1.70%) Yammer
5 4 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (1.36%) SaaS
6 2 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.68%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.34%) G Suite
7 1 (0.34%) IaaS
7 1 (0.34%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.34%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.34%) Route 53
7 1 (0.34%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.80%) Firewall
2 10 (3.40%) Network Security
3 7 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (2.38%) DNS
4 6 (2.04%) NetScaler
5 5 (1.70%) LAN
5 5 (1.70%) WAN
6 4 (1.36%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.02%) DHCP
7 3 (1.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (1.02%) Internet
7 3 (1.02%) OSPF
7 3 (1.02%) SSL
7 3 (1.02%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.68%) BGP
8 2 (0.68%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (0.68%) SAN
8 2 (0.68%) tcpdump
8 2 (0.68%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.44%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.08%) Big Data
2 12 (4.08%) Oracle Database
3 10 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (3.06%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (3.06%) SAP BW
5 6 (2.04%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.70%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 5 (1.70%) DB2
6 5 (1.70%) Oracle ODI
6 5 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.02%) DTS
8 3 (1.02%) SAP HANA
8 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.68%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
9 2 (0.68%) Essbase
9 2 (0.68%) MySQL
9 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (2.04%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.36%) JIRA
3 3 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.02%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.68%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.68%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.68%) JUnit
4 2 (0.68%) LSMW
4 2 (0.68%) Selenium
4 2 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.68%) TestComplete
5 1 (0.34%) AppScan
5 1 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.34%) JBehave
5 1 (0.34%) JMeter
5 1 (0.34%) Maven
5 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.34%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.34%) TestNG
5 1 (0.34%) WebDriver
General
1 37 (12.59%) Finance
2 16 (5.44%) Retail
3 7 (2.38%) Advertising
3 7 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 7 (2.38%) Marketing
4 5 (1.70%) Law
5 4 (1.36%) Billing
6 3 (1.02%) Publishing
7 2 (0.68%) Banking
7 2 (0.68%) Electronics
7 2 (0.68%) Local Government
7 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.34%) Back Office
8 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.12%) .NET
2 17 (5.78%) Middleware
3 10 (3.40%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (2.38%) Web Services
5 6 (2.04%) SAP Basis
6 5 (1.70%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.70%) XML
7 4 (1.36%) COM
7 4 (1.36%) CSS
7 4 (1.36%) HTML
8 2 (0.68%) J2EE
8 2 (0.68%) jQuery
8 2 (0.68%) SAPUI5
8 2 (0.68%) Spring
8 2 (0.68%) Web Dynpro
9 1 (0.34%) Apache Camel
9 1 (0.34%) CSS3
9 1 (0.34%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.34%) REST
9 1 (0.34%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.86%) Data Centre
2 15 (5.10%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.04%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.36%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.02%) PKI
7 2 (0.68%) Clustering
7 2 (0.68%) NHS
7 2 (0.68%) PMI
7 2 (0.68%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.34%) Blog
8 1 (0.34%) CMDB
8 1 (0.34%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.34%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.34%) Fintech
8 1 (0.34%) iPad
8 1 (0.34%) LPAR
8 1 (0.34%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (15.31%) Windows
2 27 (9.18%) Linux
3 18 (6.12%) Unix
4 17 (5.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (5.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (3.74%) Windows 10
6 9 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.72%) Windows Server
7 8 (2.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (2.04%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.36%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.02%) AIX
11 2 (0.68%) CentOS
11 2 (0.68%) Solaris
11 2 (0.68%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.34%) Fedora
12 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.34%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (10.54%) Migration
2 28 (9.52%) Information Security
3 27 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (7.82%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (6.80%) Analytics
7 18 (6.12%) CRM
7 18 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (5.78%) Data Migration
9 16 (5.44%) Penetration Testing
10 15 (5.10%) Waterfall
11 14 (4.76%) DevOps
11 14 (4.76%) Validation
12 13 (4.42%) OWASP
12 13 (4.42%) Project Management
13 12 (4.08%) Data Analytics
13 12 (4.08%) Presales
14 11 (3.74%) ERP
14 11 (3.74%) ETL
14 11 (3.74%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (6.12%) SQL
2 16 (5.44%) Perl
3 15 (5.10%) Shell Script
4 13 (4.42%) PowerShell
5 12 (4.08%) C#
6 11 (3.74%) JavaScript
7 9 (3.06%) ABAP
8 8 (2.72%) Java
9 5 (1.70%) C
10 4 (1.36%) PHP
11 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.68%) Python
12 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.34%) Ruby
12 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (12.93%) Security Cleared
2 24 (8.16%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.08%) CISSP
4 10 (3.40%) CISM
4 10 (3.40%) Degree
5 9 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (2.72%) CISA
7 7 (2.38%) MCSE
7 7 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (2.04%) CCNP
9 5 (1.70%) MCITP
10 3 (1.02%) CCNA
11 2 (0.68%) CCA
11 2 (0.68%) CCIE
11 2 (0.68%) CEH
11 2 (0.68%) GIAC
11 2 (0.68%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.68%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.68%) SANS
12 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.38%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.70%) GDPR
3 5 (1.70%) SLA
4 3 (1.02%) QA
5 2 (0.68%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.68%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.34%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.04%) Hyper-V
2 6 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.02%) ISA Server
4 3 (1.02%) vSphere
4 3 (1.02%) XenApp
5 2 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.34%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.34%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (3.06%) SCCM
2 4 (1.36%) Nessus
2 4 (1.36%) Puppet
3 2 (0.68%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (0.68%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.68%) QRadar
4 1 (0.34%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.34%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.34%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.34%) Linux-HA
4 1 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.34%) Netcool
4 1 (0.34%) Nexpose
4 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.34%) Pacemaker
4 1 (0.34%) SCOM
4 1 (0.34%) Simpana
4 1 (0.34%) Terraform
Vendors
1 60 (20.41%) Oracle
2 52 (17.69%) SAP
3 49 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 19 (6.46%) Red Hat
5 18 (6.12%) Cisco
6 12 (4.08%) Juniper
7 11 (3.74%) IBM
8 10 (3.40%) CheckPoint
8 10 (3.40%) Citrix
8 10 (3.40%) F5
8 10 (3.40%) VMware
9 9 (3.06%) Splunk
10 8 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (2.38%) Palo Alto
12 6 (2.04%) Intel Security
12 6 (2.04%) Symantec
13 5 (1.70%) Sophos
14 4 (1.36%) Hyperion
14 4 (1.36%) Infor
14 4 (1.36%) Sourcefire
Essex
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
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People Source Consulting
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
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