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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 124 129 113
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 15 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.51% 0.31% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.34% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
Average daily rate
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£404 £450 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.27% +10.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £360 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
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
2771 2647 2159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.61% 91.75% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1684 1514 1101
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 223 239
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -27.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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 +1 4 £375 - 2
Hertfordshire -6 3 £466 +3.61% 5
Essex -7 3 £325 -35.00%
Bedfordshire - 3 - -
Norfolk -2 1 £500 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Technical Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 6 (27.27%) Finance
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
3 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.64%) PeopleTools
3 3 (13.64%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (13.64%) Linux
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) Project Management
3 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (9.09%) Workflow
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) DNS
4 2 (9.09%) ERP
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Windows
4 2 (9.09%) CRM
4 2 (9.09%) Web Services
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.55%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (4.55%) Tridion
2 1 (4.55%) Agresso
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) MPLS
2 1 (4.55%) OSPF
2 1 (4.55%) BGP
2 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
2 1 (4.55%) IGRP
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) Wireless
2 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
2 1 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.55%) IOS XR
2 1 (4.55%) NX-OS
2 1 (4.55%) LDAP
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) PeopleTools
2 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) AIX
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Project Management
1 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) CRM
2 2 (9.09%) Workflow
2 2 (9.09%) Migration
2 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (9.09%) ERP
2 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.55%) B2B
3 1 (4.55%) Service Management
3 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.55%) ITSM
3 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) CCIE
1 1 (4.55%) CCNP
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (4.55%) Nessus
1 1 (4.55%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) BMC
5 1 (4.55%) Remedy
5 1 (4.55%) Qualys
5 1 (4.55%) Imperva
5 1 (4.55%) Rapid7
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco
5 1 (4.55%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) HP