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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Consultant
UK / England
Rank 506 526 532
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +6
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 61 85 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 56 34
Median daily rate £450 £428 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £350 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £440 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
39610 45350 44481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.69% 95.07% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26011 29610 27899
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1415 1523 1768
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +27 25 £525 +23.52% 21
South East +18 11 £450 -5.26% 4
North West +14 9 £425 -22.72% 3
South West +5 7 £250 -41.17% 1
East of England 0 5 £550 +57.14% 1
Yorkshire +16 1 £550 +22.22% 3
Midlands +2 1 - -
West Midlands 0 1 £450 +9.09% 2
North East -13 1 - -
IT Consultant
UK

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 41 (30.83%) Information Security
2 29 (21.80%) Finance
3 23 (17.29%) Microsoft
4 21 (15.79%) CISSP
5 19 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 18 (13.53%) SAP
6 18 (13.53%) Firewall
7 17 (12.78%) ITIL
7 17 (12.78%) MS Excel
8 16 (12.03%) COBIT
8 16 (12.03%) Banking
9 15 (11.28%) Penetration Testing
9 15 (11.28%) Coaching
10 14 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
10 14 (10.53%) ERP
10 14 (10.53%) GAMP
10 14 (10.53%) Project Management
10 14 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
11 13 (9.77%) GCP
11 13 (9.77%) GMP
11 13 (9.77%) GxP
11 13 (9.77%) Cisco
11 13 (9.77%) Web Services
11 13 (9.77%) CISMP
11 13 (9.77%) Cybersecurity
11 13 (9.77%) ISO27002
12 12 (9.02%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (8.27%) Degree
13 11 (8.27%) Security Management

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 (2.26%) CMS
2 2 (1.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (1.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.75%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (12.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.26%) MS Office
2 3 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.75%) Misys Midas
1 1 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.75%) Sage 50
1 1 (0.75%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.75%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.75%) Temenos T24
1 1 (0.75%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (9.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.50%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.75%) GitHub
4 1 (0.75%) Office 365
4 1 (0.75%) PaaS
4 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.53%) Firewall
2 11 (8.27%) WebEx
3 2 (1.50%) Internet
3 2 (1.50%) Network Security
4 1 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.75%) LAN
4 1 (0.75%) LDAP
4 1 (0.75%) SAN
4 1 (0.75%) Skype
4 1 (0.75%) VPN
4 1 (0.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (1.50%) GIS
1 2 (1.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.75%) JIRA
General
1 29 (21.80%) Finance
2 16 (12.03%) Banking
3 14 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (6.77%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.51%) Legal
6 5 (3.76%) Retail
7 4 (3.01%) Back Office
7 4 (3.01%) Marketing
8 3 (2.26%) Local Government
8 3 (2.26%) Wholesale Banking
9 2 (1.50%) Advertising
9 2 (1.50%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.75%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.75%) Electronics
10 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.75%) French Language
10 1 (0.75%) Front Office
10 1 (0.75%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.77%) Web Services
2 2 (1.50%) HTML
2 2 (1.50%) HTML5
2 2 (1.50%) J2EE
2 2 (1.50%) jQuery
3 1 (0.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.51%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.01%) e-Learning
3 3 (2.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.26%) Equities
3 3 (2.26%) Online Banking
4 2 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.50%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.50%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.50%) NHS
5 1 (0.75%) AS400
5 1 (0.75%) Derivative
5 1 (0.75%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.75%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.75%) PMI
5 1 (0.75%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.26%) Windows
2 4 (3.01%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.75%) Linux
4 1 (0.75%) Unix
4 1 (0.75%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (30.83%) Information Security
2 17 (12.78%) ITIL
3 15 (11.28%) Coaching
3 15 (11.28%) Penetration Testing
4 14 (10.53%) ERP
4 14 (10.53%) Project Management
5 13 (9.77%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (8.27%) Risk Management
7 11 (8.27%) Security Management
7 11 (8.27%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 9 (6.77%) Business Transformation
8 9 (6.77%) Security Operations
8 9 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (6.02%) Business Analysis
9 8 (6.02%) Six Sigma
9 8 (6.02%) Validation
10 7 (5.26%) Business Continuity
10 7 (5.26%) Service Management
10 7 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.77%) SQL
2 4 (3.01%) C
2 4 (3.01%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.50%) Java
3 2 (1.50%) VBA
4 1 (0.75%) C#
4 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (15.79%) CISSP
2 13 (9.77%) CISMP
3 11 (8.27%) Degree
4 9 (6.77%) Security Cleared
5 8 (6.02%) SC Cleared
6 6 (4.51%) CISA
7 4 (3.01%) CEH
8 3 (2.26%) CISM
8 3 (2.26%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.50%) GSEC
10 1 (0.75%) CCNA
10 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.75%) CITP
10 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.75%) MCSA
10 1 (0.75%) MCSE
10 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (12.03%) COBIT
3 14 (10.53%) GAMP
4 13 (9.77%) GCP
4 13 (9.77%) GMP
4 13 (9.77%) GxP
4 13 (9.77%) ISO27002
5 6 (4.51%) PCI DSS
6 5 (3.76%) GDPR
6 5 (3.76%) ISO22301
7 3 (2.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (1.50%) QA
8 2 (1.50%) SLA
9 1 (0.75%) BS25999
9 1 (0.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 8 (6.02%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.26%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.50%) Snort
3 2 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.50%) vSphere
3 2 (1.50%) XenApp
3 2 (1.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.75%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.75%) IAG
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (2.26%) EnCase
2 2 (1.50%) Nessus
3 1 (0.75%) Core Impact
3 1 (0.75%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.75%) SCCM
3 1 (0.75%) SCOM
3 1 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (17.29%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.53%) SAP
3 13 (9.77%) Cisco
4 7 (5.26%) Capita
5 5 (3.76%) VMware
6 4 (3.01%) Oracle
6 4 (3.01%) Splunk
7 3 (2.26%) Cellebrite
7 3 (2.26%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.26%) Citrix
8 2 (1.50%) Adobe
8 2 (1.50%) Forcepoint
8 2 (1.50%) hybris
8 2 (1.50%) iManage
8 2 (1.50%) Juniper
8 2 (1.50%) Remedy
8 2 (1.50%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.50%) Sophos
8 2 (1.50%) Sourcefire
9 1 (0.75%) AlienVault
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