The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had IT Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Consultant
Rank 120 129 136
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 6 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.24% 0.22% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.23% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Median daily rate £600 £444 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.21% +14.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +40.35%
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
2456 2648 2870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.69% 95.73% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1412 1477 1597
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 243 209
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% -11.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.77 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East of England region that featured IT Consultant in the job title.

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Consultant within the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 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
Bedfordshire - 4 - - 1
Norfolk -4 2 £600 +9.09%
IT Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT 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 IT Consultant in the job title.

1 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 5 (31.25%) CISA
4 5 (31.25%) CISM
4 5 (31.25%) CISSP
5 4 (25.00%) Middleware
5 4 (25.00%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) Information Security
5 4 (25.00%) Retail
5 4 (25.00%) Cryptography
5 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (25.00%) Proofpoint
5 4 (25.00%) LogRhythm
5 4 (25.00%) Logistics
5 4 (25.00%) PKI
5 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (25.00%) Public Cloud
5 4 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 4 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (18.75%) QA
6 3 (18.75%) Time Management
6 3 (18.75%) Project Management
6 3 (18.75%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL
7 2 (12.50%) Service Management
7 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
7 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (12.50%) ITSM

IT 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Firewall
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
1 4 (25.00%) Retail
2 3 (18.75%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (25.00%) Cryptography
1 4 (25.00%) PKI
1 4 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (12.50%) Life Science
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Risk Assessment
2 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 4 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (25.00%) Information Security
3 4 (25.00%) Logistics
3 4 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Time Management
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) ITSM
5 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
5 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.25%) IT Audit
6 1 (6.25%) Secure Coding
6 1 (6.25%) Validation
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) CISA
1 5 (31.25%) CISM
1 5 (31.25%) CISSP
2 1 (6.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (6.25%) CCSP
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) LogRhythm
1 4 (25.00%) Proofpoint