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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Consultant
Rank 543 508 478
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -30
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 40 74 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 38 33
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£400 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £325 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £543 £690
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £28.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.14% +58.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+40.35% +58.33%
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
46651 45814 39905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.37% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 28796 28459 23430
Average daily rate £400 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.94% -0.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1839 1844 2046
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 27 April 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

IT Consultant Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 April 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
London -38 13 £488 +8.33% 15
South East -24 10 £360 +2.85% 9
North West -18 6 £525 +45.83% 6
East of England +15 4 £381 -1.61% 2
West Midlands -15 4 £225 -39.18% 2
South West -4 3 £420 -16.00% 1
IT Consultant
UK

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 28 (28.28%) Finance
2 18 (18.18%) Information Security
3 14 (14.14%) Firewall
3 14 (14.14%) ITIL
3 14 (14.14%) Windows
3 14 (14.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (12.12%) Microsoft
4 12 (12.12%) CISSP
5 11 (11.11%) Linux
5 11 (11.11%) PCI DSS
6 10 (10.10%) VMware
6 10 (10.10%) Telecoms
7 9 (9.09%) CISM
7 9 (9.09%) Network Design
8 8 (8.08%) Cisco
9 7 (7.07%) Project Management
9 7 (7.07%) Migration
9 7 (7.07%) Banking
9 7 (7.07%) Network Security
10 6 (6.06%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (6.06%) Marketing
10 6 (6.06%) Lync
10 6 (6.06%) Risk Management
10 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (5.05%) DNS
11 5 (5.05%) Red Hat
11 5 (5.05%) MCSE
11 5 (5.05%) MS Excel
11 5 (5.05%) VoIP
11 5 (5.05%) SAP

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 (6.06%) Lync
2 2 (2.02%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.01%) Apache
3 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.02%) AutoCAD
2 2 (2.02%) SOLIDWORKS
2 2 (2.02%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.02%) PTC Creo
2 2 (2.02%) MS Office
3 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.01%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.01%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.01%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.14%) Firewall
2 7 (7.07%) Network Security
3 5 (5.05%) DNS
3 5 (5.05%) VoIP
4 2 (2.02%) DHCP
4 2 (2.02%) Wireless
5 1 (1.01%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.01%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (1.01%) HTTP
5 1 (1.01%) VPN
5 1 (1.01%) WAN
5 1 (1.01%) Internet
5 1 (1.01%) MPLS
5 1 (1.01%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.01%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.02%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.02%) SAP BW
1 2 (2.02%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.01%) MySQL
2 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
General
1 28 (28.28%) Finance
2 10 (10.10%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.07%) Banking
4 6 (6.06%) Marketing
5 5 (5.05%) Manufacturing
6 4 (4.04%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.02%) Billing
8 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.01%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (1.01%) French Language
8 1 (1.01%) Korean Language
8 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.01%) Games
8 1 (1.01%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.01%) Law
8 1 (1.01%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.05%) SOAP
2 2 (2.02%) .NET
3 1 (1.01%) HTML
3 1 (1.01%) Middleware
3 1 (1.01%) VXML
3 1 (1.01%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.03%) FMCG
3 2 (2.02%) PMI
4 1 (1.01%) NHS
4 1 (1.01%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.01%) AS400
4 1 (1.01%) PKI
4 1 (1.01%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.14%) Windows
2 11 (11.11%) Linux
3 5 (5.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.04%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.03%) UNIX
6 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.18%) Information Security
2 14 (14.14%) ITIL
3 9 (9.09%) Network Design
4 7 (7.07%) Migration
4 7 (7.07%) Project Management
5 6 (6.06%) Risk Management
5 6 (6.06%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (5.05%) Product Management
6 5 (5.05%) Security Architecture
6 5 (5.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (5.05%) Business Continuity
6 5 (5.05%) Change Management
6 5 (5.05%) ITSM
7 4 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.04%) Service Management
7 4 (4.04%) ERP
7 4 (4.04%) Asset Management
7 4 (4.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (4.04%) SIEM
8 3 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.03%) C
1 3 (3.03%) SQL
2 2 (2.02%) Java
2 2 (2.02%) PHP
3 1 (1.01%) Perl
3 1 (1.01%) C#
3 1 (1.01%) Python
3 1 (1.01%) Ruby
3 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (12.12%) CISSP
2 9 (9.09%) CISM
3 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.05%) MCSE
4 5 (5.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (4.04%) CISA
5 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.02%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.02%) CCNA
7 2 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.02%) Degree
7 2 (2.02%) GIAC
7 2 (2.02%) CEH
8 1 (1.01%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (11.11%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.02%) COBIT
3 2 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (1.01%) ISO 9000
4 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.02%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.01%) Firmware
3 1 (1.01%) Xen
3 1 (1.01%) XenApp
3 1 (1.01%) vSphere
3 1 (1.01%) KVM
3 1 (1.01%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) Nessus
1 1 (1.01%) WebInspect
1 1 (1.01%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.10%) VMware
3 8 (8.08%) Cisco
4 5 (5.05%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.05%) SAP
5 3 (3.03%) Citrix
6 2 (2.02%) IBM
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle
6 2 (2.02%) Symantec
6 2 (2.02%) Autodesk
6 2 (2.02%) PTC
6 2 (2.02%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.01%) IronPort
7 1 (1.01%) hybris
7 1 (1.01%) Trustwave
7 1 (1.01%) Adobe
7 1 (1.01%) HP
7 1 (1.01%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.01%) Intershop
7 1 (1.01%) Huawei
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