The first table below looks at the demand 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 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
Senior Technical Consultant
Rank 539 521 556
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +35
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Technical Consultant 18 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.002% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.002% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 9
Average daily rate £440 £650 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.30% +36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £650 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £650 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £475 £488
% change year-on-year
-7.36% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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%
Senior Technical Consultant
UK

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 17 April 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 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
South East - 10 £413 - 1
London -31 4 £500 -23.07% 8
East of England - 3 £475 - 1
South West - 1 £440 -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Senior Technical Consultant
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Senior Technical 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 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 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (36.67%) SOAP
2 11 (36.67%) Web Services
3 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 10 (33.33%) HTML
3 10 (33.33%) CSS
4 9 (30.00%) COM
4 9 (30.00%) XML
4 9 (30.00%) ITIL
4 9 (30.00%) LDAP
4 9 (30.00%) HP
4 9 (30.00%) VPN
4 9 (30.00%) Remedy
4 9 (30.00%) SSL
4 9 (30.00%) Service Management
4 9 (30.00%) BMC
4 9 (30.00%) ITSM
4 9 (30.00%) Ajax
4 9 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
4 9 (30.00%) Degree
4 9 (30.00%) CMDB
4 9 (30.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 9 (30.00%) Customer Engagement
4 9 (30.00%) SaaS
4 9 (30.00%) ITIL V2
4 9 (30.00%) HP UCMDB
4 9 (30.00%) ServiceNow
5 6 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared

Senior Technical 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 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%) SAS
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (6.67%) Google Analytics
3 1 (3.33%) SAP CRM
3 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) SaaS
2 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) LDAP
1 9 (30.00%) VPN
1 9 (30.00%) SSL
2 4 (13.33%) SAN
3 2 (6.67%) VoIP
3 2 (6.67%) HTTP
3 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.33%) WAN
4 1 (3.33%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) OLAP
3 2 (6.67%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.33%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) SOAP
1 11 (36.67%) Web Services
2 10 (33.33%) HTML
2 10 (33.33%) CSS
3 9 (30.00%) Ajax
3 9 (30.00%) COM
3 9 (30.00%) XML
4 2 (6.67%) EDI
4 2 (6.67%) Java RMI
4 2 (6.67%) EJB
4 2 (6.67%) JSP
4 2 (6.67%) Servlets
4 2 (6.67%) J2EE
4 2 (6.67%) REST
5 1 (3.33%) jQuery
5 1 (3.33%) .NET
5 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) CMDB
2 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) Social Media
3 2 (6.67%) Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
1 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) ITIL
1 9 (30.00%) Service Management
1 9 (30.00%) ITSM
1 9 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
1 9 (30.00%) Customer Engagement
1 9 (30.00%) ITIL V2
2 5 (16.67%) Analytics
2 5 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 3 (10.00%) OO
4 3 (10.00%) ETL
4 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) Process Management
5 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.67%) CRM
5 2 (6.67%) UML
5 2 (6.67%) OOP
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Degree
2 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) CCIE
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.33%) vSphere
3 1 (3.33%) UAG
3 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (3.33%) Legato
2 1 (3.33%) WSUS
2 1 (3.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (30.00%) HP
2 9 (30.00%) BMC
2 9 (30.00%) Remedy
2 9 (30.00%) ServiceNow
3 4 (13.33%) ATG
3 4 (13.33%) VMware
4 3 (10.00%) SAP
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle
5 2 (6.67%) Avaya
5 2 (6.67%) Google
6 1 (3.33%) Websense
6 1 (3.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (3.33%) Informatica
6 1 (3.33%) Mercator
6 1 (3.33%) EMC