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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Technical Consultant
Rank 579 565 548
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Technical Consultant 16 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.010% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.011% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 8
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£500 £431 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £396 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £466 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.82%
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
47663 45698 43174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.51% 92.58% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30861 28215 25922
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1778 1844 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.78 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
South East -5 6 £400 +3.22% 2
London +1 5 £550 +15.78% 4
East of England - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £335 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Senior Technical Consultant
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Senior Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 14 (46.67%) Degree
2 11 (36.67%) Service Management
2 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 10 (33.33%) XML
3 10 (33.33%) VPN
3 10 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
4 9 (30.00%) Ajax
4 9 (30.00%) ITSM
4 9 (30.00%) CMDB
4 9 (30.00%) Customer Engagement
4 9 (30.00%) LDAP
4 9 (30.00%) ITIL
4 9 (30.00%) COM
4 9 (30.00%) CSS
4 9 (30.00%) SOAP
4 9 (30.00%) Web Services
4 9 (30.00%) HTML
4 9 (30.00%) SSL
4 9 (30.00%) ITIL V2
4 9 (30.00%) ServiceNow
4 9 (30.00%) HP UCMDB
4 9 (30.00%) IT Asset Management
5 6 (20.00%) Windows
6 4 (13.33%) VMware
6 4 (13.33%) SCOM
6 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (13.33%) vSphere
6 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
6 4 (13.33%) SAN

Senior Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.33%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.33%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Google App Engine
1 1 (3.33%) Google Apps
1 1 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) VPN
2 9 (30.00%) SSL
2 9 (30.00%) LDAP
3 4 (13.33%) SAN
4 2 (6.67%) LAN
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (6.67%) NAS
5 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.33%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (3.33%) IOS XR
5 1 (3.33%) NX-OS
5 1 (3.33%) WAN
5 1 (3.33%) DHCP
5 1 (3.33%) SNMP
5 1 (3.33%) MPLS
5 1 (3.33%) OSPF
5 1 (3.33%) BGP
5 1 (3.33%) EIGRP
5 1 (3.33%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) DB2
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle OWB
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.33%) Big Data
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) XML
2 9 (30.00%) HTML
2 9 (30.00%) COM
2 9 (30.00%) CSS
2 9 (30.00%) SOAP
2 9 (30.00%) Web Services
2 9 (30.00%) Ajax
3 3 (10.00%) CGI
4 1 (3.33%) SAP Basis
4 1 (3.33%) .NET
4 1 (3.33%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) CMDB
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.33%) FlexPod
4 1 (3.33%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Solaris
4 1 (3.33%) UNIX
4 1 (3.33%) AIX
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Service Management
2 10 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 9 (30.00%) ITIL V2
3 9 (30.00%) ITSM
3 9 (30.00%) ITIL
3 9 (30.00%) Customer Engagement
3 9 (30.00%) IT Asset Management
4 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Database Tuning
5 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Inmon Methodology
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.33%) CRM
5 1 (3.33%) ETL
5 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) ABAP
3 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) MCSE
2 1 (3.33%) MCSA
2 1 (3.33%) CCIE
2 1 (3.33%) CCNP
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
1 4 (13.33%) vSphere
2 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) Samba
3 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.33%) XenApp
3 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) HP UCMDB
2 4 (13.33%) SCOM
3 1 (3.33%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (3.33%) SCCM
3 1 (3.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (30.00%) ServiceNow
3 4 (13.33%) VMware
4 3 (10.00%) SAP
4 3 (10.00%) Citrix
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco
5 2 (6.67%) HP
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle
6 1 (3.33%) GFI Software
6 1 (3.33%) Google
6 1 (3.33%) Brocade
6 1 (3.33%) ProCurve
6 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.33%) 3PAR
6 1 (3.33%) Dell
6 1 (3.33%) IBM
6 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.33%) Mercator
6 1 (3.33%) Symantec
6 1 (3.33%) Remedy
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