The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 127 126 136
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 17 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.55% 0.12% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.13% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 6
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£450 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £403 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £423 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £44.97 £43.48
% change year-on-year
-16.61% +3.42%
Technical 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
2864 2255 2843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.29% 93.22% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1792 1170 1425
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 239 274
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.65 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Technical 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 Technical Consultant across the East of England region.

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Consultant across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Technical 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 Technical Consultant across the East of England region.

Technical Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Technical 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 Technical Consultant within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
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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
Cambridgeshire - 4 £300 - 1
Hertfordshire -24 2 £450 +12.50% 2
Essex -15 1 £375 -
Suffolk - - - -
Technical Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title.

1 16 (57.14%) Oracle
2 15 (53.57%) SQL
3 9 (32.14%) PL/SQL
4 8 (28.57%) Finance
4 8 (28.57%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (25.00%) Workflow
5 7 (25.00%) HP
5 7 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (21.43%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (21.43%) Linux
6 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database
7 5 (17.86%) Windows
7 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (17.86%) VMware
8 4 (14.29%) Migration
8 4 (14.29%) General Ledger
8 4 (14.29%) Oracle HRMS
8 4 (14.29%) Oracle iProcurement
8 4 (14.29%) Cash Management
8 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
8 4 (14.29%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
8 4 (14.29%) ITIL
8 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
8 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle HRMS
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle iProcurement
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (3.57%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) SAN
1 3 (10.71%) L2TP
1 3 (10.71%) ADSL
2 2 (7.14%) DHCP
2 2 (7.14%) DNS
2 2 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.57%) NAS
3 1 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Subversion
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) General Ledger
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Open Source
2 2 (7.14%) Mainframe
2 2 (7.14%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.14%) Debian
4 2 (7.14%) UNIX
4 2 (7.14%) zOS
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Workflow
2 4 (14.29%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Migration
2 4 (14.29%) Cash Management
3 3 (10.71%) Project Management
3 3 (10.71%) Data Migration
4 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.14%) Change Management
4 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Scrum
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Validation
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.57%) CRM
5 1 (3.57%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) SQL
2 9 (32.14%) PL/SQL
3 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 3 (10.71%) Python
5 2 (7.14%) LINC
6 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.57%) VBScript
6 1 (3.57%) VB
6 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.57%) C
6 1 (3.57%) C#
6 1 (3.57%) Java
6 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (7.14%) CCNA
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) FreeRADIUS
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
1 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Oracle
2 7 (25.00%) HP
3 5 (17.86%) VMware
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) 3PAR
4 3 (10.71%) EMC
5 2 (7.14%) Dell
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco
5 2 (7.14%) IBM
5 2 (7.14%) F5
5 2 (7.14%) NetApp
5 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.57%) WatchGuard
6 1 (3.57%) Veeam
6 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.57%) SAP
6 1 (3.57%) CommVault
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