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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
England / East of England
Rank 21 28 20
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 143 124 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.68% 5.28% 7.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.01% 5.55% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 67 115
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £306 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £435
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £46.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +87.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +85.85%

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
2041 2234 2487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.37% 95.19% 96.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1171 1336 1509
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 226 197
Median hourly rate £26.88 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 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
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 19 January 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 +7 53 £450 - 12
Essex -7 28 £400 -3.03% 5
Bedfordshire +13 26 £400 -8.57% 1
Cambridgeshire +6 25 £388 -6.06% 20
Suffolk -6 7 £550 +22.22% 1
Norfolk +2 2 £458 -21.03% 1
East Anglia - 1 £240 -
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 63 (21.00%) Oracle
2 54 (18.00%) SAP
3 51 (17.00%) Microsoft
4 47 (15.67%) Windows
5 40 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 36 (12.00%) Finance
7 34 (11.33%) Migration
8 27 (9.00%) Linux
8 27 (9.00%) MS Excel
9 26 (8.67%) CRM
9 26 (8.67%) Cisco
9 26 (8.67%) SC Cleared
10 25 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 25 (8.33%) Information Security
11 24 (8.00%) SQL
11 24 (8.00%) Data Centre
12 23 (7.67%) Firewall
12 23 (7.67%) User Acceptance Testing
13 22 (7.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (7.33%) SharePoint
14 21 (7.00%) Office 365
14 21 (7.00%) Analytics
15 20 (6.67%) Data Migration
15 20 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (6.33%) CISSP
17 18 (6.00%) Red Hat
17 18 (6.00%) Unix
17 18 (6.00%) SQL Server
17 18 (6.00%) Project Management
17 18 (6.00%) 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 22 (7.33%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.00%) Skype for Business
3 8 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (2.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.67%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.67%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.33%) Apache
7 1 (0.33%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.33%) CICS
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.33%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.33%) IIS
7 1 (0.33%) SAS
7 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (9.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.67%) MS Office
2 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.33%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 15 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (3.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (2.67%) SAP FI
4 8 (2.67%) SAP HCM
5 7 (2.33%) SAP CO
5 7 (2.33%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (2.00%) SAP BPC
7 5 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (1.67%) Hyperion Planning
7 5 (1.67%) Oracle Payroll
8 4 (1.33%) SAP GRC
8 4 (1.33%) SAP MM
9 3 (1.00%) Oracle iProcurement
10 2 (0.67%) HFM
10 2 (0.67%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.67%) SAP HR
10 2 (0.67%) SAP PS
10 2 (0.67%) Unica
10 2 (0.67%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.00%) Office 365
2 18 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.33%) SuccessFactors
3 7 (2.33%) Yammer
4 5 (1.67%) Mimecast
4 5 (1.67%) PaaS
5 4 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (1.33%) Oracle CX
5 4 (1.33%) SaaS
6 3 (1.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.33%) G Suite
8 1 (0.33%) IaaS
8 1 (0.33%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.33%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.67%) Firewall
2 16 (5.33%) Network Security
3 14 (4.67%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (3.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (3.33%) LAN
6 9 (3.00%) WAN
7 7 (2.33%) BGP
7 7 (2.33%) DNS
7 7 (2.33%) OSPF
7 7 (2.33%) Spanning Tree
7 7 (2.33%) TCP/IP
7 7 (2.33%) tcpdump
7 7 (2.33%) Wireshark
8 5 (1.67%) NetScaler
9 4 (1.33%) Wireless
10 3 (1.00%) DHCP
10 3 (1.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (0.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 2 (0.67%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (0.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.67%) Big Data
2 11 (3.67%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 9 (3.00%) DB2
4 9 (3.00%) SAP BW
5 8 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (2.67%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (1.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 5 (1.67%) Essbase
7 5 (1.67%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.00%) DTS
9 3 (1.00%) SAP HANA
9 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.67%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
10 2 (0.67%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.67%) Jenkins
1 5 (1.67%) JIRA
2 3 (1.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.00%) LSMW
3 2 (0.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.67%) JUnit
3 2 (0.67%) Selenium
3 2 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.67%) TestComplete
4 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.33%) JBehave
4 1 (0.33%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (0.33%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.33%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.33%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.33%) TestNG
4 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.33%) WebDriver
General
1 36 (12.00%) Finance
2 15 (5.00%) Retail
3 7 (2.33%) Advertising
4 5 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.67%) Marketing
5 4 (1.33%) Billing
6 3 (1.00%) Automotive
7 2 (0.67%) Banking
7 2 (0.67%) Law
7 2 (0.67%) Publishing
8 1 (0.33%) Local Government
8 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.00%) Middleware
2 14 (4.67%) .NET
3 9 (3.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (2.00%) COM
4 6 (2.00%) SAP Basis
4 6 (2.00%) Web Services
4 6 (2.00%) XML
5 3 (1.00%) CSS
5 3 (1.00%) HTML
6 2 (0.67%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.67%) J2EE
6 2 (0.67%) JSON
6 2 (0.67%) REST
6 2 (0.67%) Spring
6 2 (0.67%) Web Dynpro
7 1 (0.33%) Apache Camel
7 1 (0.33%) CSS3
7 1 (0.33%) jQuery
7 1 (0.33%) SAP Fiori
7 1 (0.33%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 12 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.33%) Mainframe
4 8 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.67%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.67%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.00%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.00%) iPad
6 3 (1.00%) PKI
7 2 (0.67%) Clustering
7 2 (0.67%) NHS
7 2 (0.67%) PMI
8 1 (0.33%) CMDB
8 1 (0.33%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.33%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.33%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.33%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.33%) Informatics
8 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 47 (15.67%) Windows
2 27 (9.00%) Linux
3 18 (6.00%) Unix
4 17 (5.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (4.00%) Windows 10
7 7 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (2.33%) Windows Vista
8 6 (2.00%) Windows Server
8 6 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.67%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.00%) AIX
11 2 (0.67%) Solaris
11 2 (0.67%) VMS
12 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (11.33%) Migration
2 26 (8.67%) CRM
3 25 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (8.33%) Information Security
4 23 (7.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 22 (7.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (7.00%) Analytics
7 20 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (6.67%) Data Migration
8 18 (6.00%) Project Management
9 16 (5.33%) Penetration Testing
10 15 (5.00%) Data Analytics
11 14 (4.67%) Business Analysis
11 14 (4.67%) Presales
12 12 (4.00%) Data Modelling
12 12 (4.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 11 (3.67%) Data Analysis
13 11 (3.67%) DevOps
13 11 (3.67%) SIEM
13 11 (3.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.00%) SQL
2 16 (5.33%) Perl
3 15 (5.00%) Shell Script
4 12 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 11 (3.67%) C#
6 9 (3.00%) Java
7 8 (2.67%) ABAP
7 8 (2.67%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.67%) C
9 4 (1.33%) PHP
10 3 (1.00%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.33%) CLIST
11 1 (0.33%) Python
11 1 (0.33%) REXX
11 1 (0.33%) Ruby
11 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 26 (8.67%) SC Cleared
3 19 (6.33%) CISSP
4 16 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (5.33%) Degree
5 13 (4.33%) CCNP
6 12 (4.00%) CISM
7 9 (3.00%) CISA
8 6 (2.00%) MCSE
8 6 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.67%) MCITP
10 4 (1.33%) CCIE
11 3 (1.00%) CCDP
11 3 (1.00%) CCNA
12 2 (0.67%) CCA
12 2 (0.67%) CEH
12 2 (0.67%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.67%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.33%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (3.00%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.67%) SLA
4 3 (1.00%) QA
5 2 (0.67%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.67%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.33%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.00%) vSphere
4 3 (1.00%) XenApp
5 2 (0.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (0.67%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.33%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.33%) RACF
6 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (3.33%) SCCM
2 9 (3.00%) Nessus
3 3 (1.00%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (1.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (1.00%) Puppet
4 2 (0.67%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (0.67%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.67%) QRadar
5 1 (0.33%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.33%) Linux-HA
5 1 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.33%) Netcool
5 1 (0.33%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.33%) Pacemaker
5 1 (0.33%) SCOM
5 1 (0.33%) Simpana
Vendors
1 63 (21.00%) Oracle
2 54 (18.00%) SAP
3 51 (17.00%) Microsoft
4 26 (8.67%) Cisco
5 18 (6.00%) Red Hat
6 16 (5.33%) IBM
6 16 (5.33%) Juniper
7 15 (5.00%) F5
7 15 (5.00%) Splunk
8 14 (4.67%) CheckPoint
9 11 (3.67%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (3.00%) Citrix
10 9 (3.00%) VMware
11 8 (2.67%) ArcSight
11 8 (2.67%) Hyperion
11 8 (2.67%) LogLogic
11 8 (2.67%) LogRhythm
12 7 (2.33%) Fortinet
12 7 (2.33%) Palo Alto
13 6 (2.00%) Infor
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