The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Consultant
Rank 527 507 481
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -26
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 52 56 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 28 23
Average daily rate
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£403 £434 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.20% -7.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £196 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £626 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £27.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.96% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £9.00 £9.32
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.43%
IT Consultant
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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
45351 43382 41162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.03% 92.64% 93.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29375 26642 23707
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £229 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1869 1912 2427
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.88 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 29 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 29 December 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
London 0 23 £403 -12.97% 11
South East -26 10 £205 -49.84% 2
North West +3 7 - - 1
South West -30 4 £425 +183.33% 1
East of England - 4 £550 - 3
Yorkshire -12 2 £400 - 2
East Midlands +8 1 - -
North East - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 3
IT Consultant
UK

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title.

1 50 (37.59%) Finance
2 34 (25.56%) Firewall
3 30 (22.56%) Information Security
3 30 (22.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (21.05%) Windows
5 27 (20.30%) CISSP
6 22 (16.54%) PCI DSS
7 18 (13.53%) Banking
7 18 (13.53%) Microsoft
8 17 (12.78%) Cisco
8 17 (12.78%) ITIL
9 16 (12.03%) CISM
10 15 (11.28%) Telecoms
11 13 (9.77%) VMware
12 12 (9.02%) Windows 7
13 11 (8.27%) CISA
13 11 (8.27%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (7.52%) Active Directory
14 10 (7.52%) Linux
14 10 (7.52%) UNIX
14 10 (7.52%) Project Management
14 10 (7.52%) Risk Management
14 10 (7.52%) Network Security
14 10 (7.52%) COBIT
14 10 (7.52%) Penetration Testing
15 9 (6.77%) Security Architecture
15 9 (6.77%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (6.77%) Network Design
15 9 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (6.02%) Validation

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.51%) Lync
2 5 (3.76%) IBM Notes
3 3 (2.26%) IIS
4 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.75%) Documentum
5 1 (0.75%) SAS
5 1 (0.75%) FileNet
5 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.75%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.76%) MS Office
3 2 (1.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.75%) RoboHelp
4 1 (0.75%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.75%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) HFM
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.02%) SaaS
2 2 (1.50%) PaaS
2 2 (1.50%) IaaS
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (25.56%) Firewall
2 10 (7.52%) Network Security
3 8 (6.02%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (3.76%) VoIP
5 4 (3.01%) WAN
5 4 (3.01%) LAN
5 4 (3.01%) DNS
6 2 (1.50%) DHCP
6 2 (1.50%) Wireless
6 2 (1.50%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.75%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.75%) VLAN
7 1 (0.75%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.75%) FTP
7 1 (0.75%) SSL
7 1 (0.75%) SAN
7 1 (0.75%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.50%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 50 (37.59%) Finance
2 18 (13.53%) Banking
3 15 (11.28%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.51%) Retail
5 6 (4.51%) Marketing
6 3 (2.26%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.26%) Games
7 2 (1.50%) Billing
7 2 (1.50%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.75%) Law
8 1 (0.75%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.75%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.75%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.75%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.75%) German Language
8 1 (0.75%) Korean Language
8 1 (0.75%) Norwegian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.76%) SOAP
2 3 (2.26%) .NET
3 2 (1.50%) HTML
4 1 (0.75%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.26%) PKI
2 6 (4.51%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.01%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.01%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.50%) PMI
5 2 (1.50%) E-Learning
5 2 (1.50%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.50%) FMCG
5 2 (1.50%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.50%) Social Media
5 2 (1.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.75%) User Experience
6 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.75%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.75%) Informatics
6 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.05%) Windows
2 12 (9.02%) Windows 7
3 10 (7.52%) Linux
3 10 (7.52%) UNIX
4 9 (6.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.76%) Mac OS
5 5 (3.76%) Windows XP
6 4 (3.01%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.56%) Information Security
2 17 (12.78%) ITIL
3 10 (7.52%) Project Management
3 10 (7.52%) Risk Management
3 10 (7.52%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (6.77%) Security Architecture
4 9 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (6.77%) Network Design
5 8 (6.02%) Validation
6 7 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (5.26%) SIEM
6 7 (5.26%) Supplier Management
6 7 (5.26%) Risk Analysis
7 6 (4.51%) Software Licensing
8 5 (3.76%) Requirements Management
8 5 (3.76%) Product Management
9 4 (3.01%) Market Research
9 4 (3.01%) Incident Management
9 4 (3.01%) Data Protection
9 4 (3.01%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.26%) C
1 3 (2.26%) SQL
1 3 (2.26%) LINC
2 2 (1.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.50%) Python
3 1 (0.75%) C#
3 1 (0.75%) Java
3 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (20.30%) CISSP
2 16 (12.03%) CISM
3 11 (8.27%) CISA
3 11 (8.27%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (6.02%) Degree
5 7 (5.26%) MCSE
6 5 (3.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (3.01%) A+ Certification
7 4 (3.01%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.26%) CRISC
8 3 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.50%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.50%) CCNA
9 2 (1.50%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.75%) ISEB
10 1 (0.75%) MCSA
10 1 (0.75%) MCT
10 1 (0.75%) SSCP
10 1 (0.75%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (22.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (16.54%) PCI DSS
3 10 (7.52%) COBIT
4 6 (4.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (3.01%) SLA
6 1 (0.75%) BS7799
6 1 (0.75%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 10 (7.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.50%) ACF2
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.75%) Firmware
4 1 (0.75%) XenApp
4 1 (0.75%) XenServer
4 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.26%) SCCM
2 1 (0.75%) ZENworks
2 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 18 (13.53%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.78%) Cisco
3 13 (9.77%) VMware
4 6 (4.51%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.76%) Lotus
6 3 (2.26%) Oracle
6 3 (2.26%) Websense
6 3 (2.26%) LANDesk
7 2 (1.50%) Fortinet
7 2 (1.50%) ION Trading
7 2 (1.50%) Blue Coat
7 2 (1.50%) F5
7 2 (1.50%) Adobe
7 2 (1.50%) HP
7 2 (1.50%) Dell
7 2 (1.50%) SAP
7 2 (1.50%) Citrix
7 2 (1.50%) Juniper
7 2 (1.50%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.50%) Bloomberg
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