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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 17 24 33
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 195 183 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.79% 6.48% 5.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.11% 6.79% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 75 66
Median daily rate £428 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £311 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £46.00 £36.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.02% +43.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £38.25 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -11.56%
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
2405 2696 2745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.12% 95.43% 93.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1359 1521 1522
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 241 230
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +4 60 £425 -5.55% 13
Cambridgeshire +7 34 £450 +2.85% 19
Essex -14 30 £350 -26.31% 6
Bedfordshire +17 28 £403 -6.66% 3
Suffolk +16 28 £500 +122.22% 3
Norfolk 0 11 £600 +32.59%
East Anglia +2 2 £600 +50.00%
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 71 (22.26%) Finance
2 56 (17.55%) Microsoft
3 52 (16.30%) SAP
4 51 (15.99%) Oracle
5 34 (10.66%) Windows
5 34 (10.66%) CRM
6 28 (8.78%) Firewall
7 27 (8.46%) Security Cleared
8 26 (8.15%) Active Directory
9 24 (7.52%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (7.52%) Dynamics CRM
10 23 (7.21%) Migration
11 22 (6.90%) SQL
11 22 (6.90%) Java
12 21 (6.58%) ERP
12 21 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (6.27%) SC Cleared
14 18 (5.64%) SharePoint
15 16 (5.02%) Microsoft Azure
16 15 (4.70%) Retail
16 15 (4.70%) SCCM
16 15 (4.70%) Configuration Management
16 15 (4.70%) ITIL
17 14 (4.39%) MS Excel
17 14 (4.39%) CISSP
17 14 (4.39%) Hyperion
17 14 (4.39%) Salesforce.com
17 14 (4.39%) CISA
17 14 (4.39%) CISM
17 14 (4.39%) Data Protection

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 18 (5.64%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.76%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (2.19%) IIS
5 6 (1.88%) Apache
5 6 (1.88%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.88%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.57%) CMS
7 4 (1.25%) NetWeaver
7 4 (1.25%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.25%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.94%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.63%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.63%) JBoss
9 2 (0.63%) nginx
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 14 (4.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.25%) Windchill
3 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.31%) MS Office
4 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (7.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (4.39%) Dynamics NAV
3 12 (3.76%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (2.82%) Hyperion Planning
4 9 (2.82%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (1.88%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (1.88%) SAP ERP
5 6 (1.88%) SAP EWM
6 5 (1.57%) SAP BPC
6 5 (1.57%) SAP PP
7 4 (1.25%) Adobe Campaign
7 4 (1.25%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (1.25%) SAP MM
7 4 (1.25%) SDL Web 8
8 3 (0.94%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.94%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.94%) Oracle iProcurement
8 3 (0.94%) Oracle iSupplier
8 3 (0.94%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.76%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.51%) Office 365
4 5 (1.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (1.25%) Force.com
5 4 (1.25%) Heroku
6 3 (0.94%) Yammer
7 2 (0.63%) IBM SmartCloud
8 1 (0.31%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 28 (8.78%) Firewall
2 9 (2.82%) Network Security
2 9 (2.82%) SAN
3 8 (2.51%) DNS
3 8 (2.51%) RFID
4 7 (2.19%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (2.19%) Internet
4 7 (2.19%) Wireless
5 6 (1.88%) LDAP
5 6 (1.88%) MPLS
6 5 (1.57%) HTTP
6 5 (1.57%) SSL
7 4 (1.25%) BIG-IP
7 4 (1.25%) Broadband
7 4 (1.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (1.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (1.25%) Kerberos
7 4 (1.25%) WAN
7 4 (1.25%) X.509
8 3 (0.94%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.76%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.13%) Oracle ODI
3 8 (2.51%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (2.19%) Essbase
4 7 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.88%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.25%) DB2
6 4 (1.25%) MySQL
6 4 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (1.25%) SAP BW
6 4 (1.25%) SAP HANA
7 3 (0.94%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.94%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.63%) Hyperion Smart View
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.31%) Lumira
Development Applications
1 8 (2.51%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.25%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.63%) Gerrit
4 2 (0.63%) Hudson
4 2 (0.63%) VisualVM
5 1 (0.31%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.31%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.31%) ERwin
5 1 (0.31%) LSMW
5 1 (0.31%) SoapUI
General
1 71 (22.26%) Finance
2 15 (4.70%) Retail
3 13 (4.08%) Marketing
4 12 (3.76%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.13%) Automotive
5 10 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (2.82%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.88%) Advertising
8 4 (1.25%) Legal
9 2 (0.63%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.31%) Back Office
10 1 (0.31%) Billing
10 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.76%) Web Services
2 10 (3.13%) .NET
3 9 (2.82%) Middleware
3 9 (2.82%) XML
4 8 (2.51%) SOAP
5 7 (2.19%) Visualforce
6 6 (1.88%) BAPI
6 6 (1.88%) COM
6 6 (1.88%) SAP Smart Forms
7 5 (1.57%) HTML
8 4 (1.25%) Java EE
8 4 (1.25%) OAuth
8 4 (1.25%) RESTful
8 4 (1.25%) SAML
8 4 (1.25%) SAP ALE
8 4 (1.25%) SPNEGO
9 3 (0.94%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.63%) REST
10 2 (0.63%) Spring Boot
10 2 (0.63%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.39%) Data Centre
2 12 (3.76%) PKI
3 9 (2.82%) Cryptography
3 9 (2.82%) Data Integration
4 7 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.19%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.88%) Statistics
6 5 (1.57%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.25%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.94%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.94%) User Experience
9 2 (0.63%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.63%) DataPower
9 2 (0.63%) FMCG
9 2 (0.63%) iPad
9 2 (0.63%) Replication
9 2 (0.63%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.31%) Clustering
10 1 (0.31%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 34 (10.66%) Windows
2 11 (3.45%) Linux
2 11 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (2.19%) Unix
3 7 (2.19%) Windows 10
4 6 (1.88%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.57%) Android
6 4 (1.25%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.63%) AIX
8 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.31%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.31%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (10.66%) CRM
2 24 (7.52%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (7.21%) Migration
4 21 (6.58%) ERP
4 21 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (4.70%) Configuration Management
5 15 (4.70%) ITIL
6 14 (4.39%) Data Protection
7 13 (4.08%) Information Security
8 12 (3.76%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (3.76%) User Stories
9 11 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (3.45%) Workflow
10 10 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (3.13%) Data Management
10 10 (3.13%) ETL
10 10 (3.13%) Project Management
10 10 (3.13%) Risk Management
11 9 (2.82%) Data Migration
11 9 (2.82%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 22 (6.90%) Java
1 22 (6.90%) SQL
2 7 (2.19%) ABAP
2 7 (2.19%) Apex Code
2 7 (2.19%) PowerShell
2 7 (2.19%) Python
3 6 (1.88%) SAPscript
3 6 (1.88%) T-SQL
4 5 (1.57%) C#
4 5 (1.57%) PL/SQL
5 4 (1.25%) C++
5 4 (1.25%) SOQL
6 3 (0.94%) C
7 2 (0.63%) Embedded C
7 2 (0.63%) Perl
7 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.31%) JCL
8 1 (0.31%) Magik
8 1 (0.31%) REXX
Qualifications
1 27 (8.46%) Security Cleared
2 20 (6.27%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.39%) CISA
3 14 (4.39%) CISM
3 14 (4.39%) CISSP
4 10 (3.13%) Degree
5 8 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.88%) CCIE
7 5 (1.57%) CCNA
7 5 (1.57%) CCNP
8 3 (0.94%) CCSP
8 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.63%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (0.63%) CRISC
9 2 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.63%) MCITP
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.63%) VCP5
9 2 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.31%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (2.51%) QA
3 6 (1.88%) SLA
4 4 (1.25%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.25%) GxP
5 2 (0.63%) GCP
5 2 (0.63%) GLP
5 2 (0.63%) GMP
5 2 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.31%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.31%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.31%) RMADS
System Software
1 26 (8.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.25%) vSphere
4 3 (0.94%) XenApp
4 3 (0.94%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.63%) Docker
5 2 (0.63%) XenServer
6 1 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.31%) NFS
6 1 (0.31%) RACF
6 1 (0.31%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (4.70%) SCCM
2 6 (1.88%) Puppet
3 4 (1.25%) NetBackup
3 4 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (1.25%) SCOM
4 3 (0.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.63%) Opsview
6 1 (0.31%) Ansible
6 1 (0.31%) Check_MK
6 1 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.31%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.31%) Control-M
6 1 (0.31%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.31%) Kibana
6 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.31%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.31%) vRealize
Vendors
1 56 (17.55%) Microsoft
2 52 (16.30%) SAP
3 51 (15.99%) Oracle
4 14 (4.39%) Hyperion
4 14 (4.39%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (3.76%) Cisco
6 11 (3.45%) IBM
7 10 (3.13%) VMware
8 6 (1.88%) Symantec
9 5 (1.57%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.57%) F5
9 5 (1.57%) HP
10 4 (1.25%) Blue Coat
10 4 (1.25%) ForgeRock
10 4 (1.25%) LogRhythm
10 4 (1.25%) Proofpoint
10 4 (1.25%) Siebel
11 3 (0.94%) Adobe
11 3 (0.94%) Citrix
11 3 (0.94%) EMC
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Essex
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Essex
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