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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Consultant
Rank 118 142 146
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +4
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 10 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.39% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.24% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 3
Median daily rate £339 £413 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.81% -21.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £450 £445
% change year-on-year
-12.22% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 -
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
2430 2965 2886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.33% 95.09% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1404 1800 1692
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 248 237
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.60 £37.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 30 July 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 +19 4 - -
Cambridgeshire +19 3 - - 1
Essex +1 2 £339 -17.81%
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
IT Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (56.25%) Information Security
1 9 (56.25%) CISA
1 9 (56.25%) CISM
1 9 (56.25%) CISSP
2 8 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 8 (50.00%) Network Security
3 7 (43.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (43.75%) Security Hardening
3 7 (43.75%) Security Operations
3 7 (43.75%) Security Operations Centre
4 6 (37.50%) Firewall
5 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
6 4 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (25.00%) Proofpoint
6 4 (25.00%) SIEM
6 4 (25.00%) LogRhythm
6 4 (25.00%) Retail
6 4 (25.00%) Logistics
7 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (12.50%) Public Cloud
7 2 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 2 (12.50%) PKI
7 2 (12.50%) Middleware
7 2 (12.50%) Cryptography
7 2 (12.50%) Finance
8 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (6.25%) Time Management
8 1 (6.25%) Data Protection

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 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Network Security
2 6 (37.50%) Firewall
General
1 4 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Cryptography
2 2 (12.50%) PKI
2 2 (12.50%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Information Security
2 8 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (43.75%) Security Hardening
3 7 (43.75%) Security Operations
4 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
5 4 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (25.00%) Logistics
5 4 (25.00%) SIEM
6 2 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
7 1 (6.25%) Project Management
7 1 (6.25%) Secure Coding
7 1 (6.25%) Time Management
7 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) CISA
1 9 (56.25%) CISM
1 9 (56.25%) 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 7 (43.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) LogRhythm
1 4 (25.00%) Proofpoint
2 1 (6.25%) Cyber-Ark