The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Consultant
Rank 116 118 131
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 10 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.41% 0.32% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.33% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Average daily rate £425 £525 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +18.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £405 £399
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £545 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -66.66%
IT 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
2298 2439 2209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.19% 96.59% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1450 1201
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £180 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 222 239
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Consultant in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

IT 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 IT Consultant across the East of England region.

IT Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

IT Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Consultant across the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

IT Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

IT 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 IT Consultant across the East of England region.

IT Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

IT 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 IT Consultant within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 3 £425 - 2
Essex -3 3 £425 +13.33% 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £280 -
Norfolk - 2 £600 -
IT Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title.

1 4 (33.33%) CISSP
1 4 (33.33%) CISA
1 4 (33.33%) CISM
2 3 (25.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security
2 3 (25.00%) PKI
2 3 (25.00%) QA
2 3 (25.00%) Time Management
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (25.00%) Middleware
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 3 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITSM
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Life Science
4 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (8.33%) Validation

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (25.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (25.00%) PKI
1 3 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (16.67%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
1 3 (25.00%) Information Security
1 3 (25.00%) Project Management
1 3 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (25.00%) Time Management
1 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) ITSM
2 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CISA
1 4 (33.33%) CISM
1 4 (33.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001