The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Technical 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 Senior Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Technical Consultant
Rank 577 551 557
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Technical Consultant 11 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.019% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.020% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 5
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£438 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £425 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £506 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate - £540 £450
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Technical Consultant
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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
48174 44665 47924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.65% 92.87% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30490 27603 27558
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1960 1930 2386
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Senior Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Senior Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Senior Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Technical Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Senior Technical Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in England

Senior Technical Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Senior Technical Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in England

Senior Technical 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 Senior Technical Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +20 11 £438 +2.94% 7
South East - - - - 3
West Midlands - - - -
Senior Technical Consultant
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Senior Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior Technical 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 Senior Technical Consultant in their job title.

1 6 (37.50%) C#
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) Juniper
2 5 (31.25%) MPLS
2 5 (31.25%) OSPF
2 5 (31.25%) BGP
2 5 (31.25%) Riverbed
2 5 (31.25%) F5
3 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 4 (25.00%) CCIE
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) VBScript
4 3 (18.75%) .NET
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
4 3 (18.75%) Windows
4 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
4 3 (18.75%) Finance
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (18.75%) WMI
4 3 (18.75%) SCCM
5 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (12.50%) Use Case

Senior Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior Technical 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 Senior Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) MPLS
1 5 (31.25%) OSPF
1 5 (31.25%) BGP
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
3 1 (6.25%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) SAP XI
3 1 (6.25%) Silverlight
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) SAP PI
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Use Case
4 1 (6.25%) Database Security
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) ERP
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) VBScript
3 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (25.00%) CCIE
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) WMI
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) Juniper
2 5 (31.25%) Riverbed
2 5 (31.25%) F5
3 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (6.25%) SAP
London
Acumin
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago