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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Principal Consultant
UK / England
Rank 545 601 576
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 29 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.021% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.022% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 18
Median daily rate £525 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £459 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £580 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £550 £550
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
39084 45330 45191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.69% 95.08% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25688 29596 28242
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1379 1518 1795
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +29 14 £525 -4.54% 2
London +26 7 £775 +72.22% 7
South West +7 4 £550 +16.29% 1
North West - 3 - - 1
Principal Consultant
UK

Principal Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 24 (58.54%) Security Cleared
2 23 (56.10%) SC Cleared
3 10 (24.39%) Cisco
4 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
4 9 (21.95%) Windows
4 9 (21.95%) Windows 10
5 8 (19.51%) Office 365
5 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (17.07%) MS Office
6 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (14.63%) Fintech
7 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
7 6 (14.63%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (14.63%) Degree
7 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
7 6 (14.63%) Wealth Management
7 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
7 6 (14.63%) Change Management
7 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (12.20%) Finance
8 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
8 5 (12.20%) Firewall
8 5 (12.20%) Project Management
8 5 (12.20%) WAN
8 5 (12.20%) Java
9 4 (9.76%) Python
9 4 (9.76%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (9.76%) CCIE
9 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (9.76%) Load Balancing

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:

Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Office
2 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
2 6 (14.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) Office 365
2 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.88%) IaaS
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.88%) PaaS
4 1 (2.44%) Data Lake Analytics
4 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) Firewall
1 5 (12.20%) WAN
2 4 (9.76%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (7.32%) BGP
3 3 (7.32%) DHCP
3 3 (7.32%) LAN
3 3 (7.32%) VLAN
3 3 (7.32%) VPN
4 2 (4.88%) EIGRP
4 2 (4.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (4.88%) FCoE
4 2 (4.88%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (4.88%) OSPF
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.44%) Internet
5 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.88%) Power BI
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.44%) Data Lake
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (2.44%) OLAP
2 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.44%) QlikView
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Legal
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Electronics
3 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
1 4 (9.76%) React
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
2 6 (14.63%) Fintech
3 3 (7.32%) User Experience
4 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Windows
1 9 (21.95%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (14.63%) Change Management
1 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
1 6 (14.63%) Wealth Management
2 5 (12.20%) Project Management
2 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
3 4 (9.76%) DevOps
3 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (9.76%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.32%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (7.32%) Server Building
4 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
4 3 (7.32%) Use Case
4 3 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (7.32%) Validation
5 2 (4.88%) Analytics
5 2 (4.88%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (2.44%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) Java
2 4 (9.76%) Python
3 2 (4.88%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) C#
4 1 (2.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (58.54%) Security Cleared
2 23 (56.10%) SC Cleared
3 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (14.63%) Degree
5 4 (9.76%) CCIE
6 3 (7.32%) CCNA
6 3 (7.32%) CCNP
7 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.44%) MCSE
7 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) COBIT
2 1 (2.44%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Docker
2 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Ansible
1 4 (9.76%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (9.76%) Kubernetes
1 4 (9.76%) Puppet
2 3 (7.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.44%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Cisco
2 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) Becrypt
3 2 (4.88%) Citrix
3 2 (4.88%) F5
4 1 (2.44%) Intel Security
4 1 (2.44%) Lancope
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) Sourcefire
4 1 (2.44%) Tableau
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