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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Consultant
Rank 527 543 523
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -20
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 92 88 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 53 57
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £612 £885 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £406 £420
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -3.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £46.00 - £7.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £12.00 £7.00
% change year-on-year
+283.33% +71.42%
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
47211 49401 48939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.65% 94.99% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 31129 32106 30344
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1529 1897 1992
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £41.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -13 42 £519 +9.21% 16
North West +27 15 £330 -32.30% 6
South East +12 13 £495 +49.43% 5
East of England +12 5 - - 2
Yorkshire - 5 £450 - 3
South West +12 4 £315 -33.68%
East Midlands -5 1 £450 +38.46% 2
North East -29 1 £300 -45.45%
West Midlands -33 1 £450 -
IT Consultant
UK

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 57 (30.16%) Finance
2 42 (22.22%) Information Security
3 36 (19.05%) CISSP
4 31 (16.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 30 (15.87%) Windows
6 24 (12.70%) CISA
6 24 (12.70%) CISM
7 23 (12.17%) Project Management
7 23 (12.17%) Risk Assessment
8 21 (11.11%) Banking
8 21 (11.11%) Risk Management
8 21 (11.11%) Security Cleared
9 20 (10.58%) Cybersecurity
9 20 (10.58%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (10.05%) Firewall
11 16 (8.47%) SC Cleared
12 15 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (7.94%) SAP
12 15 (7.94%) Penetration Testing
13 14 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (7.41%) ITIL
13 14 (7.41%) Security Operations
14 13 (6.88%) IT Audit
14 13 (6.88%) PCI DSS
14 13 (6.88%) SIEM
14 13 (6.88%) Linux
14 13 (6.88%) SQL
14 13 (6.88%) Oracle
14 13 (6.88%) Microsoft
15 12 (6.35%) MS Excel

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 (2.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (1.06%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.06%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.70%) MS Office
3 6 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.59%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.53%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.53%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.59%) GitHub
3 2 (1.06%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.05%) Firewall
2 11 (5.82%) Network Security
3 5 (2.65%) LAN
4 4 (2.12%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (2.12%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.12%) WAN
5 3 (1.59%) DNS
5 3 (1.59%) WebEx
6 2 (1.06%) MPLS
6 2 (1.06%) SAN
6 2 (1.06%) Skype
6 2 (1.06%) SMTP
6 2 (1.06%) VPN
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.53%) DHCP
7 1 (0.53%) DMZ
7 1 (0.53%) Internet
7 1 (0.53%) NAS
7 1 (0.53%) SSL
7 1 (0.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.53%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (0.53%) Big Data
2 1 (0.53%) Data Mart
2 1 (0.53%) Essbase
2 1 (0.53%) OLAP
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.53%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (1.59%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.59%) JIRA
2 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.53%) ERwin
2 1 (0.53%) Selenium
2 1 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 57 (30.16%) Finance
2 21 (11.11%) Banking
3 12 (6.35%) Retail
4 10 (5.29%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.12%) Marketing
5 4 (2.12%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.59%) Advertising
6 3 (1.59%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.59%) Law
6 3 (1.59%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.06%) Legal
8 1 (0.53%) Automotive
8 1 (0.53%) Publishing
8 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.65%) Middleware
2 4 (2.12%) Web Services
3 3 (1.59%) HTML
3 3 (1.59%) J2EE
4 2 (1.06%) HTML5
4 2 (1.06%) jQuery
4 2 (1.06%) SAML
4 2 (1.06%) WAP
5 1 (0.53%) .NET
5 1 (0.53%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.53%) CSS
5 1 (0.53%) DHTML
5 1 (0.53%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.53%) MDX
5 1 (0.53%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.53%) Struts
5 1 (0.53%) XHTML
5 1 (0.53%) XML
5 1 (0.53%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.29%) PKI
3 9 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.23%) Security Operations Centre
5 7 (3.70%) Cryptography
6 5 (2.65%) NHS
7 4 (2.12%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.59%) CESG
8 3 (1.59%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.06%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.06%) e-Learning
9 2 (1.06%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.06%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.06%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.53%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.53%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.53%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.53%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (15.87%) Windows
2 13 (6.88%) Linux
3 10 (5.29%) Unix
4 7 (3.70%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.53%) Android
7 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.53%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (22.22%) Information Security
2 23 (12.17%) Project Management
2 23 (12.17%) Risk Assessment
3 21 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 20 (10.58%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (10.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (7.94%) Penetration Testing
6 14 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (7.41%) ITIL
6 14 (7.41%) Security Operations
7 13 (6.88%) IT Audit
7 13 (6.88%) SIEM
8 11 (5.82%) ERP
8 11 (5.82%) Migration
8 11 (5.82%) SDLC
9 9 (4.76%) BCP
10 8 (4.23%) Coaching
10 8 (4.23%) PRINCE2
11 7 (3.70%) Security Architecture
11 7 (3.70%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.88%) SQL
2 3 (1.59%) C
2 3 (1.59%) Java
2 3 (1.59%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.06%) VBScript
4 1 (0.53%) C#
4 1 (0.53%) Perl
4 1 (0.53%) PHP
4 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.53%) Ruby
4 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (19.05%) CISSP
2 24 (12.70%) CISA
2 24 (12.70%) CISM
3 21 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 16 (8.47%) SC Cleared
5 12 (6.35%) Degree
6 5 (2.65%) CIPD
7 4 (2.12%) CRISC
8 3 (1.59%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (1.59%) PMP
8 3 (1.59%) Security+ Certification
9 2 (1.06%) CEH
9 2 (1.06%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.06%) CLAS
10 1 (0.53%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (0.53%) CASP
10 1 (0.53%) CGEIT
10 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.53%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (16.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (6.88%) PCI DSS
3 12 (6.35%) QA
4 10 (5.29%) COBIT
5 7 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (2.65%) GAMP
6 5 (2.65%) GCP
6 5 (2.65%) GMP
6 5 (2.65%) GxP
7 4 (2.12%) COSO
8 3 (1.59%) ISO27002
8 3 (1.59%) RMADS
8 3 (1.59%) SLA
9 1 (0.53%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.53%) Basel III
9 1 (0.53%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.53%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.53%) ISO27005
System Software
1 7 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.53%) Snort
3 1 (0.53%) vSphere
3 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.06%) EnCase
1 2 (1.06%) HP SiteScope
1 2 (1.06%) WSUS
2 1 (0.53%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.53%) Nessus
2 1 (0.53%) Netcool
2 1 (0.53%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.53%) Puppet
2 1 (0.53%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (0.53%) SCCM
2 1 (0.53%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.53%) SCSM
2 1 (0.53%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 15 (7.94%) SAP
2 13 (6.88%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.88%) Oracle
3 7 (3.70%) Cisco
4 5 (2.65%) Juniper
4 5 (2.65%) LogRhythm
5 4 (2.12%) Citrix
5 4 (2.12%) VMware
6 3 (1.59%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.59%) HP
6 3 (1.59%) IBM
6 3 (1.59%) Proofpoint
7 2 (1.06%) ArcSight
7 2 (1.06%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (1.06%) Dell Compellent
7 2 (1.06%) F5
7 2 (1.06%) hybris
7 2 (1.06%) iManage
7 2 (1.06%) Nimble Storage
7 2 (1.06%) ServiceNow
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