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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 17 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 164 125 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.20% 4.80% 6.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.56% 5.06% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 73 110
Median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £375 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £42.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +52.72%
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
2170 2472 2757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.26% 94.97% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1250 1439 1762
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £215 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 267 186
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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
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 8 December 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 +18 72 £425 -2.85% 10
Essex +15 32 £400 -5.88% 1
Cambridgeshire -5 23 £375 -11.76% 18
Bedfordshire +5 22 £425 -5.55% 4
Suffolk +4 10 £400 -11.11% 3
Norfolk +7 4 £200 -61.90%
East Anglia - 1 - -
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 67 (20.12%) Oracle
2 53 (15.92%) SAP
3 51 (15.32%) Microsoft
4 46 (13.81%) Finance
5 42 (12.61%) Windows
5 42 (12.61%) Security Cleared
6 39 (11.71%) Migration
7 34 (10.21%) Information Security
8 33 (9.91%) CRM
9 32 (9.61%) Linux
9 32 (9.61%) SC Cleared
10 28 (8.41%) Cisco
11 26 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (7.51%) MS Excel
12 25 (7.51%) SQL
13 24 (7.21%) User Acceptance Testing
14 23 (6.91%) Stakeholder Management
15 22 (6.61%) CISSP
15 22 (6.61%) Data Migration
15 22 (6.61%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (6.31%) Network Security
16 21 (6.31%) Firewall
16 21 (6.31%) Data Centre
17 20 (6.01%) Project Management
18 19 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
18 19 (5.71%) Juniper
18 19 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 18 (5.41%) Penetration Testing
19 18 (5.41%) Oracle EBS R12
19 18 (5.41%) SQL Server

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 (4.20%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.10%) Skype for Business
3 6 (1.80%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.60%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.60%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.60%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.30%) Apache
8 1 (0.30%) CICS
8 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.30%) SAS
8 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (7.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.90%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.60%) MS Office
4 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 18 (5.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (4.20%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (3.30%) SAP FI
3 11 (3.30%) SAP MM
4 10 (3.00%) SAP CO
4 10 (3.00%) SAP FI/CO
5 8 (2.40%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (2.40%) Hyperion Planning
6 6 (1.80%) SAP PP
7 5 (1.50%) SAP BPC
7 5 (1.50%) SAP HCM
8 4 (1.20%) Oracle Payroll
8 4 (1.20%) SAP ERP
8 4 (1.20%) SAP GRC
8 4 (1.20%) SAP SD
9 3 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.90%) Oracle iProcurement
9 3 (0.90%) Unit4 Business World
10 2 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.41%) Office 365
2 13 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.30%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (2.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (1.50%) PaaS
5 5 (1.50%) Yammer
6 4 (1.20%) Oracle CX
6 4 (1.20%) SaaS
6 4 (1.20%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.60%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.30%) G Suite
8 1 (0.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.31%) Firewall
1 21 (6.31%) Network Security
2 15 (4.50%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (3.90%) LAN
4 11 (3.30%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (2.70%) DNS
5 9 (2.70%) WAN
6 7 (2.10%) BGP
6 7 (2.10%) OSPF
6 7 (2.10%) Spanning Tree
6 7 (2.10%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.10%) tcpdump
6 7 (2.10%) Wireshark
7 6 (1.80%) DHCP
8 5 (1.50%) NetScaler
9 4 (1.20%) Wireless
10 3 (0.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (0.90%) Internet
11 2 (0.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 2 (0.60%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.30%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (3.00%) Big Data
3 10 (3.00%) DB2
4 9 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (2.40%) Essbase
5 8 (2.40%) Hadoop
5 8 (2.40%) Oracle ODI
5 8 (2.40%) SAP BW
6 7 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (1.50%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 5 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.90%) DTS
9 3 (0.90%) IBM InfoSphere
9 3 (0.90%) SAP HANA
9 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.60%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (2.70%) Jenkins
2 8 (2.40%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.40%) LSMW
3 5 (1.50%) JIRA
4 4 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.60%) Selenium
5 2 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.60%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.30%) JBehave
6 1 (0.30%) JUnit
6 1 (0.30%) MSI
6 1 (0.30%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.30%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.30%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.30%) TestNG
6 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.30%) WebDriver
General
1 46 (13.81%) Finance
2 14 (4.20%) Retail
3 9 (2.70%) Advertising
4 8 (2.40%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.80%) Marketing
6 3 (0.90%) Automotive
6 3 (0.90%) Local Government
6 3 (0.90%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.60%) Banking
7 2 (0.60%) Billing
7 2 (0.60%) Law
8 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.20%) .NET
1 14 (4.20%) Middleware
2 11 (3.30%) Web Services
3 8 (2.40%) SAP Basis
4 7 (2.10%) XML
5 6 (1.80%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (1.50%) HTML
7 4 (1.20%) COM
8 3 (0.90%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.90%) CSS
8 3 (0.90%) HTML5
8 3 (0.90%) JSON
9 2 (0.60%) J2EE
9 2 (0.60%) REST
9 2 (0.60%) Web Dynpro
10 1 (0.30%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.30%) BAPI
10 1 (0.30%) EDI
10 1 (0.30%) SAP ALE
10 1 (0.30%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.31%) Data Centre
2 12 (3.60%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.00%) Mainframe
5 8 (2.40%) Data Structures
6 7 (2.10%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (1.50%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.20%) PKI
9 3 (0.90%) CMDB
9 3 (0.90%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.60%) CESG
10 2 (0.60%) Clustering
10 2 (0.60%) iPad
10 2 (0.60%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.60%) NHS
10 2 (0.60%) PMI
10 2 (0.60%) Social Media
11 1 (0.30%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.30%) EMV
11 1 (0.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (12.61%) Windows
2 32 (9.61%) Linux
3 16 (4.80%) Unix
4 15 (4.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (3.30%) Windows 10
5 11 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.10%) Windows Vista
7 5 (1.50%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.20%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.60%) AIX
9 2 (0.60%) Solaris
10 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.30%) VMS
10 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (11.71%) Migration
2 34 (10.21%) Information Security
3 33 (9.91%) CRM
4 26 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (7.21%) User Acceptance Testing
6 23 (6.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (6.61%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (6.61%) Data Migration
8 20 (6.01%) Project Management
9 18 (5.41%) Penetration Testing
10 15 (4.50%) Business Analysis
10 15 (4.50%) Presales
11 14 (4.20%) Analytics
11 14 (4.20%) DevOps
11 14 (4.20%) ERP
11 14 (4.20%) SIEM
12 12 (3.60%) Data Management
13 11 (3.30%) Data Analysis
13 11 (3.30%) Data Analytics
13 11 (3.30%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 25 (7.51%) SQL
2 14 (4.20%) C#
2 14 (4.20%) Perl
3 13 (3.90%) JavaScript
3 13 (3.90%) Shell Script
4 12 (3.60%) PowerShell
5 9 (2.70%) ABAP
5 9 (2.70%) Java
6 6 (1.80%) C
7 4 (1.20%) Jython
7 4 (1.20%) PHP
7 4 (1.20%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.60%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.30%) C++
9 1 (0.30%) CLIST
9 1 (0.30%) Python
9 1 (0.30%) REXX
9 1 (0.30%) Ruby
9 1 (0.30%) VB
9 1 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (12.61%) Security Cleared
2 32 (9.61%) SC Cleared
3 22 (6.61%) CISSP
4 19 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (5.11%) Degree
6 15 (4.50%) CISM
7 14 (4.20%) CISA
8 13 (3.90%) CCNP
9 6 (1.80%) CCNA
10 4 (1.20%) CCIE
10 4 (1.20%) MCITP
10 4 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.90%) CCDP
11 3 (0.90%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.60%) CLAS
12 2 (0.60%) ISEB
12 2 (0.60%) MCSE
12 2 (0.60%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (3.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.20%) SLA
4 3 (0.90%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.90%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.90%) QA
5 2 (0.60%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.60%) GxP
5 2 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.30%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.30%) RMADS
6 1 (0.30%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (3.30%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.90%) vSphere
3 3 (0.90%) XenApp
4 2 (0.60%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.30%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.30%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.30%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.30%) RACF
5 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (3.00%) Puppet
1 10 (3.00%) SCCM
2 8 (2.40%) Nessus
3 3 (0.90%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (0.90%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.30%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.30%) Linux-HA
5 1 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.30%) Netcool
5 1 (0.30%) Pacemaker
5 1 (0.30%) SCOM
5 1 (0.30%) Simpana
5 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 67 (20.12%) Oracle
2 53 (15.92%) SAP
3 51 (15.32%) Microsoft
4 28 (8.41%) Cisco
5 19 (5.71%) Juniper
6 17 (5.11%) CheckPoint
7 15 (4.50%) IBM
7 15 (4.50%) Red Hat
8 13 (3.90%) Splunk
9 11 (3.30%) Citrix
9 11 (3.30%) F5
10 9 (2.70%) Hyperion
11 8 (2.40%) ArcSight
11 8 (2.40%) Intel Security
11 8 (2.40%) LogLogic
11 8 (2.40%) LogRhythm
11 8 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (2.10%) Fortinet
12 7 (2.10%) VMware
13 6 (1.80%) Tripwire
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