The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Principal Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Consultant
Rank 614 599 595
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 16 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.012% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.013% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Median daily rate £550 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £513 -
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £27.00
Principal 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
48390 47949 46865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.00% 94.73% 94.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31923 29597 29145
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
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 £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1362 1922 1960
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

Principal Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Principal Consultant in the job title.

Principal Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Principal Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Principal Consultant across the England region.

Principal Consultant Daily Rate Trend in England

Principal Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Principal Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Principal Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in England

Principal Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Principal Consultant across the England region.

Principal Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in England

Principal 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 Principal Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
South East - 6 £550 - 1
London +4 4 £750 +22.44% 6
East Midlands - 4 £538 -
North West - 1 - -
Principal Consultant
UK

Principal Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Principal 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 Principal Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) Scrum
2 6 (20.69%) Coaching
2 6 (20.69%) Kanban
3 5 (17.24%) Network Security
3 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) Programme Management
3 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (17.24%) Extreme Programming
3 5 (17.24%) Information Security
3 5 (17.24%) CISSP
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (13.79%) CCIE
4 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
4 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
4 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (13.79%) Marketing
4 4 (13.79%) Network Architecture
5 3 (10.34%) Master Data Management
5 3 (10.34%) GoldenSource
5 3 (10.34%) F5
5 3 (10.34%) Data Management
5 3 (10.34%) Firewall
5 3 (10.34%) Adobe
5 3 (10.34%) CRM
5 3 (10.34%) Siebel
5 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.34%) Intel Security
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle

Principal 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 1 (3.45%) IIS
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Network Security
2 3 (10.34%) Firewall
3 2 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.90%) Power BI
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Big Data
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) OLAP
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (13.79%) Marketing
1 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Local Government
3 1 (3.45%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) JMS
1 3 (10.34%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.45%) PKI
3 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Solaris
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) Coaching
2 6 (20.69%) Kanban
2 6 (20.69%) Scrum
3 5 (17.24%) Extreme Programming
3 5 (17.24%) Information Security
3 5 (17.24%) Programme Management
4 4 (13.79%) Network Architecture
4 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.34%) CRM
5 3 (10.34%) Data Management
5 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
5 3 (10.34%) EAI
5 3 (10.34%) Master Data Management
6 2 (6.90%) Analytics
6 2 (6.90%) Presales
6 2 (6.90%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.45%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) CISSP
1 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
1 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) CCIE
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.45%) CBAP
3 1 (3.45%) GIAC
3 1 (3.45%) ISACA
3 1 (3.45%) MBA
3 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.45%) PMP
3 1 (3.45%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.45%) Ansible
2 1 (3.45%) Nessus
2 1 (3.45%) Nmap
2 1 (3.45%) QRadar
2 1 (3.45%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Adobe
1 3 (10.34%) F5
1 3 (10.34%) GoldenSource
1 3 (10.34%) Intel Security
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle
1 3 (10.34%) Siebel
2 2 (6.90%) Forcepoint
2 2 (6.90%) Lumension
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (3.45%) FireEye
3 1 (3.45%) LogRhythm
3 1 (3.45%) Qualys
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) Sourcefire
3 1 (3.45%) Symantec
3 1 (3.45%) Tableau
3 1 (3.45%) VMware