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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 25 29 39
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 191 157 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.36% 5.41% 4.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.78% 5.90% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 73 49
Average daily rate
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£450 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £414 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.13% -2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £36.50 £25.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.13% +2.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £26.88
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +11.62%
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
2816 2660 2131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.80% 91.66% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1701 1522 1095
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 225 232
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £22.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -27.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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
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 3 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hertfordshire -3 68 £450 +5.88% 20
Cambridgeshire -3 46 £438 +2.94% 24
Essex +11 43 £413 +3.12% 2
Bedfordshire +8 15 £406 -5.79% 6
Suffolk +20 12 £450 +28.57% 4
Norfolk -5 5 £500 +33.33%
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 102 (25.63%) SAP
2 76 (19.10%) Finance
3 66 (16.58%) Oracle
4 55 (13.82%) Microsoft
5 48 (12.06%) Windows
6 33 (8.29%) Cisco
7 30 (7.54%) Oracle EBS R12
8 28 (7.04%) Linux
8 28 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (6.28%) Active Directory
10 24 (6.03%) Migration
10 24 (6.03%) Firewall
11 23 (5.78%) CRM
11 23 (5.78%) ITIL
12 22 (5.53%) XML
12 22 (5.53%) SQL
13 21 (5.28%) HP
13 21 (5.28%) Citrix
13 21 (5.28%) Security Cleared
13 21 (5.28%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (5.03%) Stakeholder Management
14 20 (5.03%) Oracle EBS
14 20 (5.03%) Data Centre
15 19 (4.77%) Business Intelligence
16 18 (4.52%) Retail
16 18 (4.52%) SC Cleared
16 18 (4.52%) UNIX
17 17 (4.27%) SAP Implementation
17 17 (4.27%) SAP HCM
18 16 (4.02%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 16 (4.02%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.76%) Lync
3 9 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (2.01%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.01%) JBoss
5 4 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.75%) IIS
7 2 (0.50%) CMS
7 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 2 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.25%) Liferay
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.25%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle UPK
8 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (2.51%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.26%) MS Office
3 2 (0.50%) MS Project
3 2 (0.50%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.50%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (0.50%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 30 (7.54%) Oracle EBS R12
2 20 (5.03%) Oracle EBS
3 17 (4.27%) SAP HCM
4 13 (3.27%) SAP SD
5 12 (3.02%) Oracle iProcurement
6 11 (2.76%) SAP MRS
6 11 (2.76%) SAP EWM
6 11 (2.76%) SAP MM
7 10 (2.51%) SAP FI
7 10 (2.51%) Hyperion Planning
7 10 (2.51%) SAP CO
7 10 (2.51%) SAP CS
8 9 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
8 9 (2.26%) SAP FI/CO
9 7 (1.76%) SAP WM
9 7 (1.76%) Oracle General Ledger
9 7 (1.76%) Oracle Financials
9 7 (1.76%) Oracle Receivables
9 7 (1.76%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 6 (1.51%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.77%) SuccessFactors
2 6 (1.51%) Office 365
3 5 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.50%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.50%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.25%) PaaS
6 1 (0.25%) IaaS
6 1 (0.25%) Google Drive
6 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.03%) Firewall
2 13 (3.27%) LAN
3 12 (3.02%) DNS
4 11 (2.76%) WAN
4 11 (2.76%) Network Security
5 10 (2.51%) Wireless
6 9 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (2.26%) SAN
6 9 (2.26%) Internet
7 8 (2.01%) LDAP
8 6 (1.51%) DHCP
8 6 (1.51%) SMS
8 6 (1.51%) Telnet
8 6 (1.51%) SSH
8 6 (1.51%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (1.51%) PuTTY
9 5 (1.26%) VoIP
9 5 (1.26%) MPLS
10 4 (1.01%) SSL
10 4 (1.01%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.51%) Hyperion Smart View
3 6 (1.51%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (1.51%) SAP BW
3 6 (1.51%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.01%) Essbase
5 4 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.01%) MySQL
5 4 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.75%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.75%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (0.75%) OLAP
7 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.50%) EDMS
7 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.50%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.25%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 6 (1.51%) Toad
2 4 (1.01%) Maven
2 4 (1.01%) JUnit
2 4 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (0.75%) JIRA
4 2 (0.50%) PeopleTools
4 2 (0.50%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.25%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.25%) MSI
5 1 (0.25%) LSMW
5 1 (0.25%) Subversion
5 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
General
1 76 (19.10%) Finance
2 18 (4.52%) Retail
3 9 (2.26%) Local Government
3 9 (2.26%) Marketing
4 7 (1.76%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.51%) Automotive
5 6 (1.51%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.01%) Advertising
6 4 (1.01%) Billing
7 3 (0.75%) General Ledger
7 3 (0.75%) French Language
8 2 (0.50%) Banking
8 2 (0.50%) Legal
8 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.53%) XML
2 10 (2.51%) .NET
2 10 (2.51%) Web Services
3 6 (1.51%) EDIFACT
3 6 (1.51%) SOAP
4 5 (1.26%) J2EE
4 5 (1.26%) REST
5 4 (1.01%) Spring
5 4 (1.01%) WCF
5 4 (1.01%) Hibernate
6 3 (0.75%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.75%) HTML
7 2 (0.50%) COM
7 2 (0.50%) Middleware
7 2 (0.50%) EDI
7 2 (0.50%) MDX
7 2 (0.50%) SAP CO-PA
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.50%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.50%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.03%) Data Centre
3 7 (1.76%) Data Integration
4 5 (1.26%) Clustering
5 4 (1.01%) Replication
6 3 (0.75%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.75%) FMCG
7 2 (0.50%) E-Learning
7 2 (0.50%) CLARiiON
7 2 (0.50%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.50%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.25%) EFT
8 1 (0.25%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.25%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.25%) GIS
8 1 (0.25%) User Experience
8 1 (0.25%) EMC Centera
8 1 (0.25%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (0.25%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 48 (12.06%) Windows
2 28 (7.04%) Linux
3 18 (4.52%) UNIX
4 11 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.76%) VMS
7 5 (1.26%) AIX
7 5 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.26%) Debian
8 3 (0.75%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.75%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.75%) Solaris
8 3 (0.75%) zOS
9 1 (0.25%) OS/400
9 1 (0.25%) OS/390
9 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.25%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.25%) Android
9 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (6.03%) Migration
2 23 (5.78%) ITIL
2 23 (5.78%) CRM
3 21 (5.28%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (5.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (4.77%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (4.27%) SAP Implementation
7 16 (4.02%) ERP
8 15 (3.77%) Time Management
8 15 (3.77%) Performance Management
9 14 (3.52%) Logistics
9 14 (3.52%) Workflow
10 12 (3.02%) GAP Analysis
11 10 (2.51%) Project Management
12 9 (2.26%) Change Management
13 8 (2.01%) SOA
13 8 (2.01%) ETL
13 8 (2.01%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (1.76%) Load Balancing
14 7 (1.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 22 (5.53%) SQL
2 11 (2.76%) Java
3 10 (2.51%) ABAP
4 7 (1.76%) Python
5 5 (1.26%) C#
6 4 (1.01%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.75%) C
7 3 (0.75%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.50%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.25%) R
9 1 (0.25%) Perl
9 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (5.28%) Security Cleared
2 18 (4.52%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.52%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (3.02%) CCNP
5 9 (2.26%) Degree
6 8 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.76%) CCIE
8 5 (1.26%) CCSP
8 5 (1.26%) MCSE
8 5 (1.26%) HP ASE
9 4 (1.01%) HP MASE
9 4 (1.01%) CCSE
9 4 (1.01%) JNCIP
9 4 (1.01%) JNCIE
9 4 (1.01%) MCITP
9 4 (1.01%) CCDP
10 3 (0.75%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.75%) QA
2 3 (0.75%) SLA
3 2 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.50%) GMP
4 1 (0.25%) GLP
4 1 (0.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.25%) GCP
4 1 (0.25%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.25%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 25 (6.28%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.76%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.51%) XenApp
4 6 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.01%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 4 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.75%) ProxySG
6 3 (0.75%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.75%) vSphere
6 3 (0.75%) RACF
6 3 (0.75%) vCloud
6 3 (0.75%) ACF2
7 2 (0.50%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.50%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.50%) XenServer
7 2 (0.50%) Dovecot
8 1 (0.25%) UAG
8 1 (0.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (1.51%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.26%) SCOM
3 4 (1.01%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 4 (1.01%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.75%) Novell Identity Manager
4 3 (0.75%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.75%) Nessus
4 3 (0.75%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.50%) SCDPM
5 2 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.50%) Puppet
5 2 (0.50%) SCCM
5 2 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.25%) Nagios
6 1 (0.25%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.25%) OpenView
6 1 (0.25%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.25%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 102 (25.63%) SAP
2 66 (16.58%) Oracle
3 55 (13.82%) Microsoft
4 33 (8.29%) Cisco
5 21 (5.28%) HP
5 21 (5.28%) Citrix
6 12 (3.02%) VMware
7 11 (2.76%) Cyber-Ark
7 11 (2.76%) IBM
7 11 (2.76%) CheckPoint
8 10 (2.51%) Hyperion
9 9 (2.26%) Red Hat
10 8 (2.01%) Juniper
10 8 (2.01%) Symantec
11 7 (1.76%) NetApp
12 5 (1.26%) Sun
12 5 (1.26%) Brocade
12 5 (1.26%) F5
13 4 (1.01%) Riverbed
13 4 (1.01%) Fortinet
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