The first table below looks at the demand for the Principal Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Principal Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Consultant
Rank 555 519 561
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +42
Contract jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 2 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.007% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.007% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47436 40059 51618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.37% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29338 23533 29060
Average daily rate £398 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1929 2075 2465
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Principal Consultant
UK

Principal Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Principal Consultant in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -34 1 - - 7
South East - 1 - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - - 3
Principal Consultant
UK

Principal Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Principal Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Principal Consultant in their job title.

1 3 (42.86%) Degree
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) CCIE
3 1 (14.29%) CCSP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) SAP R/3
3 1 (14.29%) SAP FI
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management

Principal Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Principal Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Principal Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP R/3
1 1 (14.29%) SAP FI
1 1 (14.29%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Business Development
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) ABAP
1 1 (14.29%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) CCIE
2 1 (14.29%) CCSP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CISA
2 1 (14.29%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) BS25999
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec
2 1 (14.29%) McAfee
2 1 (14.29%) Trend Micro