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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Consultant
Rank 505 561 525
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -36
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 106 61 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 34 48
Median daily rate £500 £419 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £245 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £445
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -7.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
46674 48291 46317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.89% 94.80% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 30793 30976 28892
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1388 1837 1891
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +19 39 £525 +16.66% 18
South East +18 19 £600 +66.66% 6
East of England +25 12 £600 +45.45% 1
North West -3 11 £375 -25.00% 5
West Midlands -15 7 £450 +50.00% 2
South West +12 6 £352 +0.64% 3
East Midlands +8 6 £450 -7.21% 2
Yorkshire - 6 £525 - 2
North East -55 2 £310 +21.56%
IT Consultant
UK

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 50 (27.32%) Finance
2 43 (23.50%) Information Security
3 36 (19.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (18.58%) CISSP
5 26 (14.21%) Security Cleared
6 25 (13.66%) Risk Assessment
6 25 (13.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (13.66%) CISM
7 23 (12.57%) Windows
8 21 (11.48%) CISA
8 21 (11.48%) Firewall
8 21 (11.48%) Risk Management
8 21 (11.48%) Banking
9 19 (10.38%) Cybersecurity
10 18 (9.84%) ITIL
11 16 (8.74%) Project Management
11 16 (8.74%) PKI
11 16 (8.74%) SIEM
12 15 (8.20%) SC Cleared
13 13 (7.10%) Microsoft
13 13 (7.10%) SDLC
14 12 (6.56%) Network Security
14 12 (6.56%) Oracle
14 12 (6.56%) SAP
14 12 (6.56%) Security Management
15 11 (6.01%) Linux
15 11 (6.01%) Retail
15 11 (6.01%) Security Operations
16 10 (5.46%) CLAS
16 10 (5.46%) Information Assurance

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 (1.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (4.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.64%) MS Office
2 3 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.55%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.09%) SaaS
4 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.55%) Office 365
4 1 (0.55%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.48%) Firewall
2 12 (6.56%) Network Security
3 5 (2.73%) Internet
3 5 (2.73%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (2.73%) LAN
4 4 (2.19%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.19%) WAN
5 3 (1.64%) DNS
5 3 (1.64%) WebEx
5 3 (1.64%) Wireless
6 2 (1.09%) MPLS
6 2 (1.09%) SMTP
6 2 (1.09%) Wireless Security
7 1 (0.55%) DMZ
7 1 (0.55%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.55%) NAS
7 1 (0.55%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.64%) Big Data
3 1 (0.55%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.55%) Data Mart
3 1 (0.55%) Essbase
3 1 (0.55%) OLAP
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (0.55%) PowerCenter
3 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.55%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.55%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.55%) ERwin
2 1 (0.55%) Selenium
2 1 (0.55%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 50 (27.32%) Finance
2 21 (11.48%) Banking
3 11 (6.01%) Retail
4 5 (2.73%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.19%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.64%) Advertising
6 3 (1.64%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.64%) Law
7 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.55%) Legal
8 1 (0.55%) Marketing
8 1 (0.55%) Publishing
8 1 (0.55%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.73%) Middleware
2 3 (1.64%) SAML
2 3 (1.64%) Web Services
3 2 (1.09%) WAP
4 1 (0.55%) .NET
4 1 (0.55%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.55%) Ajax
4 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.55%) CSS
4 1 (0.55%) DHTML
4 1 (0.55%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.55%) HTML
4 1 (0.55%) J2EE
4 1 (0.55%) MDX
4 1 (0.55%) Silverlight
4 1 (0.55%) Spring
4 1 (0.55%) Struts
4 1 (0.55%) XHTML
4 1 (0.55%) XML
4 1 (0.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.74%) PKI
2 9 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.83%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.28%) Cryptography
4 6 (3.28%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (2.19%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.64%) CESG
6 3 (1.64%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.09%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.09%) NHS
7 2 (1.09%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.09%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.55%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.55%) EPoS
8 1 (0.55%) Fintech
8 1 (0.55%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.55%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.55%) Social Media
8 1 (0.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.57%) Windows
2 11 (6.01%) Linux
3 8 (4.37%) Unix
4 6 (3.28%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.55%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (23.50%) Information Security
2 25 (13.66%) Risk Assessment
2 25 (13.66%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (11.48%) Risk Management
4 19 (10.38%) Cybersecurity
5 18 (9.84%) ITIL
6 16 (8.74%) Project Management
6 16 (8.74%) SIEM
7 13 (7.10%) SDLC
8 12 (6.56%) Security Management
9 11 (6.01%) Security Operations
10 10 (5.46%) BCP
10 10 (5.46%) Information Assurance
10 10 (5.46%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (5.46%) Service Management
11 9 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (4.92%) Security Architecture
12 8 (4.37%) IT Audit
12 8 (4.37%) Service Delivery
12 8 (4.37%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.37%) SQL
2 2 (1.09%) PHP
2 2 (1.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.55%) C#
3 1 (0.55%) Java
3 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.55%) Perl
3 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.55%) Ruby
3 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.55%) VB
3 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (18.58%) CISSP
2 26 (14.21%) Security Cleared
3 25 (13.66%) CISM
4 21 (11.48%) CISA
5 15 (8.20%) SC Cleared
6 10 (5.46%) CLAS
7 8 (4.37%) CESG Certified Professional
8 5 (2.73%) Degree
8 5 (2.73%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.64%) CompTIA Security+
9 3 (1.64%) CRISC
9 3 (1.64%) Security+ Certification
10 2 (1.09%) CIPD
10 2 (1.09%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.09%) PMP
11 1 (0.55%) CCSP
11 1 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.55%) GIAC
11 1 (0.55%) ISEB
11 1 (0.55%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (19.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (5.46%) COBIT
3 9 (4.92%) RMADS
4 8 (4.37%) PCI DSS
5 7 (3.83%) QA
6 6 (3.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (2.19%) SLA
8 1 (0.55%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.55%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.55%) HMG Infosec
8 1 (0.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.55%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.55%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.55%) ISO27005
8 1 (0.55%) Val IT
System Software
1 7 (3.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.09%) ISA Server
2 2 (1.09%) UAG
2 2 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.55%) Snort
3 1 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (1.64%) WSUS
2 2 (1.09%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (1.09%) Nessus
2 2 (1.09%) SCCM
3 1 (0.55%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (0.55%) Netcool
3 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.55%) Puppet
3 1 (0.55%) SCOM
3 1 (0.55%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.55%) SCSM
Vendors
1 13 (7.10%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.56%) Oracle
2 12 (6.56%) SAP
3 6 (3.28%) LogRhythm
4 5 (2.73%) Cisco
5 4 (2.19%) Citrix
5 4 (2.19%) Proofpoint
6 3 (1.64%) Blue Coat
6 3 (1.64%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.64%) F5
6 3 (1.64%) HP
7 2 (1.09%) ArcSight
7 2 (1.09%) BT
7 2 (1.09%) Concur
7 2 (1.09%) IBM
7 2 (1.09%) Juniper
7 2 (1.09%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.09%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.09%) Sybase
7 2 (1.09%) VMware
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