The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the 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 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Consultant
Rank 531 535 525
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 100 72 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 41 52
Median daily rate £475 £450 £499
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -9.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £255 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £450 £448
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +0.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
IT Consultant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47342 48948 45494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.84% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31078 31567 28107
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £249 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1406 1851 1890
Median hourly rate £17.45 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

IT Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

IT Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IT Consultant across the England region.

IT Consultant Daily Rate Trend in England

IT Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

IT Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in England

IT Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IT Consultant across the England region.

IT Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in England

IT Consultant
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 23 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
London -6 39 £538 +19.44% 22
South East +5 17 £538 +38.70% 7
East of England +23 11 £339 -17.81%
North West -7 11 £375 -25.00% 3
South West +13 8 £320 -8.57% 1
Yorkshire - 6 £475 -
West Midlands -19 4 £450 -10.00%
East Midlands +2 3 £395 -18.55%
North East -42 2 £310 +21.56%
IT Consultant
UK

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region featuring IT Consultant in the job title.

1 47 (26.86%) Finance
2 42 (24.00%) Information Security
3 37 (21.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (17.71%) CISSP
5 26 (14.86%) CISM
6 25 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 24 (13.71%) Windows
8 22 (12.57%) CISA
8 22 (12.57%) Banking
8 22 (12.57%) Risk Assessment
8 22 (12.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (12.00%) Firewall
9 21 (12.00%) Risk Management
10 19 (10.86%) Cybersecurity
11 17 (9.71%) ITIL
12 16 (9.14%) Project Management
12 16 (9.14%) SC Cleared
13 15 (8.57%) PKI
14 14 (8.00%) Network Security
14 14 (8.00%) SDLC
14 14 (8.00%) Security Operations
15 13 (7.43%) SIEM
15 13 (7.43%) Security Management
15 13 (7.43%) Microsoft
15 13 (7.43%) Retail
16 12 (6.86%) Oracle
16 12 (6.86%) SAP
17 11 (6.29%) Linux
18 10 (5.71%) BCP
19 9 (5.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.71%) MS Exchange
1 3 (1.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (5.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.29%) MS Office
4 3 (1.71%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.57%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.57%) Office 365
3 1 (0.57%) SaaS
3 1 (0.57%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.00%) Firewall
2 14 (8.00%) Network Security
3 5 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (2.86%) LAN
4 4 (2.29%) Internet
4 4 (2.29%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.29%) WAN
5 3 (1.71%) DNS
5 3 (1.71%) WebEx
5 3 (1.71%) Wireless
6 2 (1.14%) MPLS
6 2 (1.14%) SAN
6 2 (1.14%) SMTP
6 2 (1.14%) Wireless Security
7 1 (0.57%) DMZ
7 1 (0.57%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.57%) NAS
7 1 (0.57%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.14%) Big Data
3 1 (0.57%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.57%) Data Mart
3 1 (0.57%) Essbase
3 1 (0.57%) OLAP
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (0.57%) PowerCenter
3 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.57%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
1 1 (0.57%) ERwin
1 1 (0.57%) Selenium
1 1 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 47 (26.86%) Finance
2 22 (12.57%) Banking
3 13 (7.43%) Retail
4 5 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.71%) Advertising
5 3 (1.71%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.71%) Law
5 3 (1.71%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.57%) Legal
6 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.57%) Marketing
6 1 (0.57%) Publishing
6 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.57%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.86%) Middleware
2 2 (1.14%) SAML
2 2 (1.14%) WAP
2 2 (1.14%) Web Services
3 1 (0.57%) .NET
3 1 (0.57%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.57%) Ajax
3 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.57%) CSS
3 1 (0.57%) DHTML
3 1 (0.57%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.57%) HTML
3 1 (0.57%) J2EE
3 1 (0.57%) LAMP
3 1 (0.57%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.57%) Spring
3 1 (0.57%) Struts
3 1 (0.57%) XHTML
3 1 (0.57%) XML
3 1 (0.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.57%) PKI
2 8 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.57%) Management Information System
2 8 (4.57%) Security Operations Centre
3 7 (4.00%) Cryptography
4 4 (2.29%) NHS
5 3 (1.71%) CESG
5 3 (1.71%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.14%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.14%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.14%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.14%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.57%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.57%) EPoS
7 1 (0.57%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.57%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.71%) Windows
2 11 (6.29%) Linux
3 8 (4.57%) Unix
4 7 (4.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (24.00%) Information Security
2 22 (12.57%) Risk Assessment
2 22 (12.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (12.00%) Risk Management
4 19 (10.86%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (9.71%) ITIL
6 16 (9.14%) Project Management
7 14 (8.00%) SDLC
7 14 (8.00%) Security Operations
8 13 (7.43%) Security Management
8 13 (7.43%) SIEM
9 10 (5.71%) BCP
10 9 (5.14%) Service Management
11 8 (4.57%) Information Assurance
11 8 (4.57%) IT Audit
11 8 (4.57%) Migration
12 7 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (4.00%) ERP
12 7 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
12 7 (4.00%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.00%) SQL
2 4 (2.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.14%) VBScript
4 1 (0.57%) C#
4 1 (0.57%) Java
4 1 (0.57%) Perl
4 1 (0.57%) PHP
4 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.57%) Ruby
4 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.57%) VB
4 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (17.71%) CISSP
2 26 (14.86%) CISM
3 25 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 22 (12.57%) CISA
5 16 (9.14%) SC Cleared
6 8 (4.57%) CLAS
7 6 (3.43%) CESG Certified Professional
8 5 (2.86%) Degree
9 3 (1.71%) CIPD
9 3 (1.71%) CompTIA Security+
9 3 (1.71%) CRISC
9 3 (1.71%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.71%) PMP
9 3 (1.71%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (0.57%) CCSP
10 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.57%) GIAC
10 1 (0.57%) ISEB
10 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.57%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (21.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (5.14%) COBIT
2 9 (5.14%) PCI DSS
2 9 (5.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (4.00%) QA
3 7 (4.00%) RMADS
4 4 (2.29%) SLA
5 1 (0.57%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.57%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.57%) HMG Infosec
5 1 (0.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.57%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.57%) ISO27002
5 1 (0.57%) ISO27005
System Software
1 8 (4.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.14%) ISA Server
3 2 (1.14%) UAG
3 2 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.57%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (2.29%) WSUS
2 2 (1.14%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.57%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (0.57%) Netcool
3 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.57%) Puppet
3 1 (0.57%) SCCM
3 1 (0.57%) SCOM
3 1 (0.57%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.57%) SCSM
Vendors
1 13 (7.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.86%) Oracle
2 12 (6.86%) SAP
3 6 (3.43%) LogRhythm
4 5 (2.86%) Cisco
5 4 (2.29%) Citrix
5 4 (2.29%) Proofpoint
6 3 (1.71%) Blue Coat
6 3 (1.71%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.71%) F5
6 3 (1.71%) HP
7 2 (1.14%) ArcSight
7 2 (1.14%) BT
7 2 (1.14%) Dell
7 2 (1.14%) IBM
7 2 (1.14%) Juniper
7 2 (1.14%) NetApp
7 2 (1.14%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.14%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.14%) Sybase
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