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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Consultant
Rank 523 520 565
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +45
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 72 99 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.21% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 61 35
Median daily rate £450 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £350 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £850 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £450
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £10.00
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
43594 48186 48136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.54% 94.94% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 28781 31160 30947
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1514 1892 2018
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -23 23 £450 -33.33% 16
North West +18 18 £340 -15.00% 1
South East +24 17 £404 +9.20% 2
East Midlands - 3 £450 -
South West +13 2 £315 - 2
Midlands +5 2 £800 -
East of England +3 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 3
IT Consultant
UK

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 49 (28.65%) Information Security
2 42 (24.56%) Finance
3 36 (21.05%) CISSP
3 36 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (15.20%) Project Management
5 24 (14.04%) Windows
6 23 (13.45%) Microsoft
7 22 (12.87%) Penetration Testing
8 19 (11.11%) COBIT
8 19 (11.11%) ITIL
8 19 (11.11%) MS Excel
9 18 (10.53%) SAP
9 18 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
9 18 (10.53%) Risk Management
9 18 (10.53%) CISA
10 17 (9.94%) CISM
10 17 (9.94%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (9.36%) Banking
11 16 (9.36%) Firewall
11 16 (9.36%) ERP
11 16 (9.36%) Cybersecurity
11 16 (9.36%) Coaching
12 15 (8.77%) Security Cleared
12 15 (8.77%) SDLC
13 14 (8.19%) Risk Assessment
13 14 (8.19%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (8.19%) Degree
14 13 (7.60%) SQL
14 13 (7.60%) GAMP
14 13 (7.60%) GCP

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 5 (2.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (1.17%) CMS
2 2 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.17%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.58%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.92%) MS Office
4 3 (1.75%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.58%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.58%) Sage 50
1 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.60%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.75%) GitHub
4 2 (1.17%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.36%) Firewall
2 9 (5.26%) Network Security
3 8 (4.68%) WebEx
4 3 (1.75%) SAN
5 2 (1.17%) Internet
5 2 (1.17%) Skype
5 2 (1.17%) SMTP
5 2 (1.17%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.17%) VPN
6 1 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.58%) DHCP
6 1 (0.58%) DMZ
6 1 (0.58%) DNS
6 1 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.58%) LAN
6 1 (0.58%) NAS
6 1 (0.58%) SSL
6 1 (0.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.58%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (0.58%) Data Mart
3 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.58%) Essbase
3 1 (0.58%) GIS
3 1 (0.58%) OLAP
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.58%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (1.75%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.75%) JIRA
2 1 (0.58%) ERwin
2 1 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 42 (24.56%) Finance
2 18 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
3 16 (9.36%) Banking
4 10 (5.85%) Manufacturing
5 7 (4.09%) Retail
6 4 (2.34%) Marketing
7 3 (1.75%) Advertising
7 3 (1.75%) Back Office
7 3 (1.75%) Legal
8 2 (1.17%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.17%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.58%) Automotive
9 1 (0.58%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.58%) Electronics
9 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.58%) French Language
9 1 (0.58%) Front Office
9 1 (0.58%) Law
9 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.02%) Web Services
2 2 (1.17%) HTML
2 2 (1.17%) HTML5
2 2 (1.17%) J2EE
2 2 (1.17%) jQuery
2 2 (1.17%) SAML
2 2 (1.17%) WAP
3 1 (0.58%) .NET
3 1 (0.58%) MDX
3 1 (0.58%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.68%) Management Information System
2 8 (4.68%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (2.34%) e-Learning
3 4 (2.34%) Equities
3 4 (2.34%) NHS
3 4 (2.34%) Online Banking
4 3 (1.75%) CESG
4 3 (1.75%) Fixed Income
4 3 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.75%) PKI
5 2 (1.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.17%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.17%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.17%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.17%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.58%) Derivative
6 1 (0.58%) Economics
6 1 (0.58%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.58%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.04%) Windows
2 8 (4.68%) Linux
3 7 (4.09%) Unix
3 7 (4.09%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.17%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.58%) Android
8 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.58%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.58%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.58%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (28.65%) Information Security
2 26 (15.20%) Project Management
3 22 (12.87%) Penetration Testing
4 19 (11.11%) ITIL
5 18 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 17 (9.94%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (9.36%) Coaching
7 16 (9.36%) Cybersecurity
7 16 (9.36%) ERP
8 15 (8.77%) SDLC
9 14 (8.19%) Risk Assessment
9 14 (8.19%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (7.02%) Migration
10 12 (7.02%) Security Operations
11 9 (5.26%) Service Management
12 8 (4.68%) IT Audit
12 8 (4.68%) Six Sigma
12 8 (4.68%) Validation
12 8 (4.68%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 7 (4.09%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.60%) SQL
2 5 (2.92%) C
2 5 (2.92%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.17%) Java
3 2 (1.17%) VBScript
4 1 (0.58%) C#
4 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (21.05%) CISSP
2 18 (10.53%) CISA
3 17 (9.94%) CISM
4 15 (8.77%) Security Cleared
5 14 (8.19%) Degree
6 13 (7.60%) SC Cleared
7 10 (5.85%) CISMP
8 4 (2.34%) CEH
9 3 (1.75%) CIPD
9 3 (1.75%) CompTIA Security+
9 3 (1.75%) Security+ Certification
10 2 (1.17%) CRISC
10 2 (1.17%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.17%) PMP
11 1 (0.58%) CCNA
11 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.58%) MCSA
11 1 (0.58%) MCSE
11 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (11.11%) COBIT
3 13 (7.60%) GAMP
3 13 (7.60%) GCP
3 13 (7.60%) GMP
3 13 (7.60%) GxP
4 11 (6.43%) PCI DSS
5 10 (5.85%) ISO27002
6 7 (4.09%) QA
7 5 (2.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (2.34%) COSO
9 2 (1.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (1.17%) RMADS
9 2 (1.17%) SLA
10 1 (0.58%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.58%) Basel III
10 1 (0.58%) BS25999
10 1 (0.58%) HMG Infosec
10 1 (0.58%) ISO22301
System Software
1 10 (5.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.75%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.75%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.17%) vSphere
4 2 (1.17%) XenApp
5 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.58%) Snort
5 1 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.58%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (1.75%) EnCase
2 2 (1.17%) WSUS
3 1 (0.58%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.58%) Nessus
3 1 (0.58%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.58%) SAP Afaria
3 1 (0.58%) SCCM
3 1 (0.58%) SCOM
3 1 (0.58%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 23 (13.45%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.53%) SAP
3 11 (6.43%) Cisco
4 10 (5.85%) Oracle
5 7 (4.09%) Capita
6 5 (2.92%) VMware
7 4 (2.34%) Citrix
8 3 (1.75%) Cellebrite
8 3 (1.75%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.75%) Dell
8 3 (1.75%) Juniper
9 2 (1.17%) Adobe
9 2 (1.17%) Dell Compellent
9 2 (1.17%) Forcepoint
9 2 (1.17%) hybris
9 2 (1.17%) iManage
9 2 (1.17%) NetApp
9 2 (1.17%) Nimble Storage
9 2 (1.17%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.17%) Sophos
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