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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 22 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 172 192 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.93% 6.45% 5.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.22% 6.76% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 97 82
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £547 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £49.90 £36.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.71% +43.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.95 £42.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+18.92% +29.23%
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
2383 2841 2780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.01% 95.37% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1358 1694 1596
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £200 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 243 227
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £36.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 46 £450 - 21
Essex -3 36 £375 -9.09% 5
Cambridgeshire +6 30 £450 +5.88% 26
Bedfordshire +9 26 £450 +9.09% 2
Suffolk +4 19 £500 +11.11% 1
Norfolk +8 13 £558 +11.50% 1
East Anglia - 2 £600 - 2
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 79 (23.10%) Finance
2 59 (17.25%) Oracle
2 59 (17.25%) Microsoft
3 52 (15.20%) SAP
4 37 (10.82%) CRM
5 36 (10.53%) Windows
6 31 (9.06%) Security Cleared
7 26 (7.60%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (7.60%) Firewall
7 26 (7.60%) Active Directory
8 25 (7.31%) Dynamics CRM
9 24 (7.02%) Migration
10 23 (6.73%) SQL
10 23 (6.73%) SC Cleared
11 22 (6.43%) Java
12 21 (6.14%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (5.56%) ERP
14 18 (5.26%) ITIL
15 17 (4.97%) Configuration Management
15 17 (4.97%) Information Security
16 16 (4.68%) SCCM
16 16 (4.68%) CISA
16 16 (4.68%) CISM
16 16 (4.68%) CISSP
16 16 (4.68%) Hyperion
17 15 (4.39%) MS Excel
17 15 (4.39%) Dynamics NAV
17 15 (4.39%) Retail
17 15 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
18 14 (4.09%) Performance Tuning

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 14 (4.09%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (2.05%) IIS
5 6 (1.75%) Apache
5 6 (1.75%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (1.75%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.46%) CMS
7 4 (1.17%) NetWeaver
7 4 (1.17%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.17%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.88%) IBM Domino
8 3 (0.88%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.58%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.58%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.58%) JBoss
9 2 (0.58%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (4.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.17%) Windchill
3 2 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) MS Office
4 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 25 (7.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (4.39%) Dynamics NAV
3 13 (3.80%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (3.22%) Hyperion Planning
4 11 (3.22%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (2.05%) SAP ERP
6 5 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (1.46%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (1.46%) SAP BPC
6 5 (1.46%) SAP PP
7 4 (1.17%) Adobe Campaign
7 4 (1.17%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (1.17%) SAP MM
7 4 (1.17%) SDL Web 8
8 3 (0.88%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.88%) Oracle iProcurement
8 3 (0.88%) Oracle iSupplier
8 3 (0.88%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.58%) SAP IS-U
9 2 (0.58%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.34%) Office 365
4 7 (2.05%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (1.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (1.46%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (1.17%) Force.com
6 4 (1.17%) Heroku
7 3 (0.88%) Yammer
8 2 (0.58%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.29%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.60%) Firewall
2 11 (3.22%) Network Security
3 9 (2.63%) DNS
3 9 (2.63%) Internet
3 9 (2.63%) SAN
4 8 (2.34%) RFID
5 7 (2.05%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (2.05%) Wireless
6 6 (1.75%) LDAP
6 6 (1.75%) MPLS
7 5 (1.46%) WAN
8 4 (1.17%) BIG-IP
8 4 (1.17%) Broadband
8 4 (1.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (1.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (1.17%) HTTP
8 4 (1.17%) Kerberos
8 4 (1.17%) NetScaler
8 4 (1.17%) SSL
8 4 (1.17%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.51%) Oracle ODI
1 12 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (2.63%) Essbase
3 9 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (2.34%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (2.05%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.46%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (1.17%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.17%) DB2
8 4 (1.17%) MySQL
8 4 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.17%) SAP BW
8 4 (1.17%) SAP HANA
9 3 (0.88%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.58%) Big Data
10 2 (0.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (0.58%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (2.34%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.46%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.58%) Gerrit
3 2 (0.58%) Hudson
3 2 (0.58%) VisualVM
4 1 (0.29%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.29%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.29%) ERwin
4 1 (0.29%) LSMW
4 1 (0.29%) SoapUI
General
1 79 (23.10%) Finance
2 15 (4.39%) Retail
3 14 (4.09%) Marketing
4 12 (3.51%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.92%) Automotive
6 9 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (2.63%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.05%) Advertising
8 4 (1.17%) Legal
9 2 (0.58%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.29%) Back Office
10 1 (0.29%) Billing
10 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.80%) Web Services
2 12 (3.51%) .NET
3 10 (2.92%) XML
4 9 (2.63%) Middleware
5 8 (2.34%) HTML
5 8 (2.34%) SOAP
6 7 (2.05%) Visualforce
7 6 (1.75%) BAPI
7 6 (1.75%) COM
7 6 (1.75%) SAP Smart Forms
8 5 (1.46%) RESTful
9 4 (1.17%) Java EE
9 4 (1.17%) OAuth
9 4 (1.17%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (1.17%) SAML
9 4 (1.17%) SAP ALE
9 4 (1.17%) SPNEGO
10 2 (0.58%) HTML5
10 2 (0.58%) REST
10 2 (0.58%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 13 (3.80%) Data Centre
2 11 (3.22%) PKI
3 9 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.34%) Cryptography
4 8 (2.34%) Data Integration
5 7 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.75%) Statistics
7 5 (1.46%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.17%) CMDB
9 3 (0.88%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.88%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.88%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (0.88%) User Experience
10 2 (0.58%) CESG
10 2 (0.58%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (0.58%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.58%) DataPower
10 2 (0.58%) FMCG
10 2 (0.58%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 36 (10.53%) Windows
2 13 (3.80%) Linux
3 12 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (2.34%) Windows 10
5 7 (2.05%) Unix
6 6 (1.75%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.46%) Android
7 5 (1.46%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.58%) AIX
10 2 (0.58%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.58%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.29%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (10.82%) CRM
2 26 (7.60%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (7.02%) Migration
4 21 (6.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (5.56%) ERP
6 18 (5.26%) ITIL
7 17 (4.97%) Configuration Management
7 17 (4.97%) Information Security
8 14 (4.09%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (4.09%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (4.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (3.80%) Data Protection
10 12 (3.51%) User Stories
10 12 (3.51%) Workflow
11 11 (3.22%) Data Management
11 11 (3.22%) Risk Management
12 9 (2.63%) Data Migration
12 9 (2.63%) ETL
12 9 (2.63%) Project Management
12 9 (2.63%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 23 (6.73%) SQL
2 22 (6.43%) Java
3 8 (2.34%) PowerShell
4 7 (2.05%) ABAP
4 7 (2.05%) Apex Code
4 7 (2.05%) C#
4 7 (2.05%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.05%) Python
5 6 (1.75%) PL/SQL
5 6 (1.75%) SAPscript
5 6 (1.75%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.46%) C
6 5 (1.46%) C++
7 4 (1.17%) SOQL
8 2 (0.58%) Embedded C
8 2 (0.58%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.29%) JCL
9 1 (0.29%) Jython
9 1 (0.29%) Magik
9 1 (0.29%) REXX
Qualifications
1 31 (9.06%) Security Cleared
2 23 (6.73%) SC Cleared
3 16 (4.68%) CISA
3 16 (4.68%) CISM
3 16 (4.68%) CISSP
4 9 (2.63%) Degree
5 7 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.17%) CCIE
6 4 (1.17%) CCNA
7 3 (0.88%) CCNP
7 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.58%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (0.58%) CLAS
8 2 (0.58%) CRISC
8 2 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.58%) MCITP
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.58%) VCP5
8 2 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.63%) QA
3 7 (2.05%) SLA
4 5 (1.46%) GxP
5 4 (1.17%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.58%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (0.58%) GCP
7 2 (0.58%) GLP
7 2 (0.58%) GMP
7 2 (0.58%) RMADS
8 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.29%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.29%) JSP 440
System Software
1 26 (7.60%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.17%) vSphere
4 3 (0.88%) XenApp
4 3 (0.88%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.58%) Docker
5 2 (0.58%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.29%) NFS
6 1 (0.29%) RACF
6 1 (0.29%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (4.68%) SCCM
2 8 (2.34%) Puppet
3 4 (1.17%) NetBackup
3 4 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (0.88%) SCOM
5 2 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.58%) Opsview
6 1 (0.29%) Ansible
6 1 (0.29%) Check_MK
6 1 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.29%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.29%) Control-M
6 1 (0.29%) Kibana
6 1 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.29%) vRealize
Vendors
1 59 (17.25%) Microsoft
1 59 (17.25%) Oracle
2 52 (15.20%) SAP
3 16 (4.68%) Hyperion
4 14 (4.09%) IBM
4 14 (4.09%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (3.80%) Cisco
6 11 (3.22%) VMware
7 7 (2.05%) Citrix
8 6 (1.75%) CheckPoint
8 6 (1.75%) HP
8 6 (1.75%) Symantec
9 5 (1.46%) Blue Coat
9 5 (1.46%) F5
9 5 (1.46%) Juniper
10 4 (1.17%) ForgeRock
10 4 (1.17%) LogRhythm
10 4 (1.17%) Proofpoint
10 4 (1.17%) Siebel
11 3 (0.88%) ServiceNow
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