The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Consultant
Rank 519 493 504
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +11
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 55 51 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 29 25
Average daily rate
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£455 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.05% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £281 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £648 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £363 £381
% change year-on-year
+16.55% -4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.00
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45632 43161 48999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.45% 92.64% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28179 25919 27988
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1967 2541
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
IT Consultant
UK

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 30 July 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 30 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +15 21 £500 +5.26% 14
North West +8 15 £450 -24.56% 1
South East -13 7 £275 -8.33% 8
West Midlands - 5 £475 - 1
East of England -22 3 £463 +96.80% 3
South West -19 2 £525 - 3
Yorkshire - - - - 3
East Midlands - - - -
IT Consultant
UK

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 43 (33.33%) Finance
2 35 (27.13%) Information Security
3 28 (21.71%) Windows
4 26 (20.16%) Firewall
5 20 (15.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (15.50%) ITIL
5 20 (15.50%) Microsoft
6 19 (14.73%) Risk Management
7 17 (13.18%) Cisco
8 16 (12.40%) Project Management
9 14 (10.85%) CISSP
9 14 (10.85%) MS Excel
9 14 (10.85%) UNIX
9 14 (10.85%) Management Information System
9 14 (10.85%) Banking
10 11 (8.53%) Active Directory
11 10 (7.75%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (7.75%) Incident Management
11 10 (7.75%) Degree
12 9 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (6.98%) MS Office
12 9 (6.98%) Configuration Management
12 9 (6.98%) PCI DSS
13 8 (6.20%) Windows 7
13 8 (6.20%) SIEM
13 8 (6.20%) Service Management
13 8 (6.20%) Oracle
13 8 (6.20%) Linux
13 8 (6.20%) VMware
13 8 (6.20%) Risk Assessment

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (2.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.55%) FileNet
3 1 (0.78%) CMS
3 1 (0.78%) LiveLink
3 1 (0.78%) Documentum
3 1 (0.78%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.78%) IIS
3 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.78%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (10.85%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.98%) MS Office
3 6 (4.65%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.10%) MS Project
4 4 (3.10%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (1.55%) RoboHelp
5 2 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) HFM
1 1 (0.78%) Temenos T24
1 1 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.78%) Remedy AR System
1 1 (0.78%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.78%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.10%) IaaS
2 2 (1.55%) SaaS
3 1 (0.78%) Taleo
3 1 (0.78%) PaaS
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.16%) Firewall
2 5 (3.88%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (3.10%) SAN
3 4 (3.10%) Network Security
4 3 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (2.33%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (2.33%) WAN
4 3 (2.33%) VPN
5 2 (1.55%) DNS
5 2 (1.55%) DHCP
5 2 (1.55%) FTP
5 2 (1.55%) LAN
6 1 (0.78%) VLAN
6 1 (0.78%) LDAP
6 1 (0.78%) MPLS
6 1 (0.78%) DMZ
6 1 (0.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (2.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.78%) MS Access
3 1 (0.78%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.78%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.78%) Metasploit
General
1 43 (33.33%) Finance
2 14 (10.85%) Banking
3 6 (4.65%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.88%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.33%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.55%) Marketing
6 2 (1.55%) Advertising
6 2 (1.55%) Military
7 1 (0.78%) Front Office
7 1 (0.78%) Law
7 1 (0.78%) Legal
7 1 (0.78%) Retail
7 1 (0.78%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.78%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.78%) Local Government
7 1 (0.78%) German Language
7 1 (0.78%) Norwegian Language
7 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.55%) HTML
1 2 (1.55%) Flash
2 1 (0.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.85%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.20%) PKI
3 5 (3.88%) E-Learning
3 5 (3.88%) CESG
3 5 (3.88%) CESG CLAS
4 4 (3.10%) RMADS
4 4 (3.10%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.33%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.55%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.55%) LPAR
6 2 (1.55%) Open Source
6 2 (1.55%) Social Media
6 2 (1.55%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.55%) HACMP
6 2 (1.55%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.55%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.55%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.78%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.78%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.78%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.71%) Windows
2 14 (10.85%) UNIX
3 8 (6.20%) Windows 7
3 8 (6.20%) Linux
4 7 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.65%) AIX
6 5 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.33%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.33%) HPUX
7 3 (2.33%) Solaris
7 3 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.55%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.55%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.13%) Information Security
2 20 (15.50%) ITIL
3 19 (14.73%) Risk Management
4 16 (12.40%) Project Management
5 10 (7.75%) Incident Management
6 9 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (6.98%) Configuration Management
7 8 (6.20%) SIEM
7 8 (6.20%) Service Management
7 8 (6.20%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (6.20%) Risk Analysis
8 7 (5.43%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (4.65%) Security Architecture
9 6 (4.65%) PRINCE2
9 6 (4.65%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (4.65%) Validation
9 6 (4.65%) Identity Management
10 5 (3.88%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.88%) Change Management
10 5 (3.88%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.88%) C
2 3 (2.33%) Perl
2 3 (2.33%) VB
2 3 (2.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.55%) REXX
3 2 (1.55%) SQL
4 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.78%) Java
4 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.78%) ABAP
4 1 (0.78%) VBA
4 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (10.85%) CISSP
2 10 (7.75%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (7.75%) Degree
3 7 (5.43%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.88%) CISM
4 5 (3.88%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.10%) MCSE
5 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.33%) CISA
7 2 (1.55%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.55%) CRISC
7 2 (1.55%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.55%) CCNA
7 2 (1.55%) OCP
7 2 (1.55%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.78%) GIAC
8 1 (0.78%) MOS
8 1 (0.78%) MCITP
8 1 (0.78%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (6.98%) PCI DSS
3 8 (6.20%) COBIT
4 7 (5.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (2.33%) QA
6 1 (0.78%) SLA
6 1 (0.78%) BS7799
System Software
1 11 (8.53%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.78%) Nmap
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (3.88%) SCCM
2 4 (3.10%) Nessus
3 3 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (2.33%) Unicenter
3 3 (2.33%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.55%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.55%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 20 (15.50%) Microsoft
2 17 (13.18%) Cisco
3 8 (6.20%) Oracle
3 8 (6.20%) VMware
4 6 (4.65%) SAP
5 5 (3.88%) IBM
6 4 (3.10%) Symantec
6 4 (3.10%) HP
6 4 (3.10%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.10%) Websense
6 4 (3.10%) Adobe
7 3 (2.33%) Blue Coat
7 3 (2.33%) CA
7 3 (2.33%) Juniper
8 2 (1.55%) ArcSight
8 2 (1.55%) Novell
8 2 (1.55%) Lotus
9 1 (0.78%) Open Text
9 1 (0.78%) Avaya
9 1 (0.78%) PeopleSoft
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