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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Technical Consultant
Rank 565 557 540
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Technical Consultant 15 19 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.037% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.040% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 1
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£525 £426 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.16% -34.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £426 £475
% change year-on-year
-12.02% -10.26%
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
46773 47492 40766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.43% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28857 29311 23960
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1840 1929 2115
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 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 17 April 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
London +11 10 £525 +5.00% 8
South East -28 2 £375 -9.09% 2
North West - 2 - - 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 4
East Midlands - - - -
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Senior Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 21 (65.63%) Service Management
1 21 (65.63%) Microsoft
2 20 (62.50%) VPN
3 19 (59.38%) SSL
3 19 (59.38%) LDAP
3 19 (59.38%) HTML
3 19 (59.38%) JavaScript
3 19 (59.38%) CSS
3 19 (59.38%) SOAP
3 19 (59.38%) Web Services
3 19 (59.38%) XML
3 19 (59.38%) ITIL
3 19 (59.38%) ITSM
3 19 (59.38%) Ajax
3 19 (59.38%) Technical Architecture
3 19 (59.38%) Degree
3 19 (59.38%) CMDB
3 19 (59.38%) Customer Engagement
3 19 (59.38%) ITIL V2
3 19 (59.38%) HP UCMDB
3 19 (59.38%) ServiceNow
3 19 (59.38%) IT Asset Management
4 18 (56.25%) COM
5 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
5 3 (9.38%) Windows
5 3 (9.38%) Workflow
6 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
6 2 (6.25%) BMC
6 2 (6.25%) Linux
6 2 (6.25%) Java

Senior Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.25%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) Lync
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (62.50%) VPN
2 19 (59.38%) LDAP
2 19 (59.38%) SSL
3 2 (6.25%) Firewall
4 1 (3.13%) VLAN
4 1 (3.13%) Network Security
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.13%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (3.13%) DNS
4 1 (3.13%) SAN
4 1 (3.13%) MPLS
4 1 (3.13%) OSPF
4 1 (3.13%) BGP
4 1 (3.13%) LAN
4 1 (3.13%) WAN
4 1 (3.13%) DHCP
4 1 (3.13%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.13%) Big Data
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) JIRA
1 2 (6.25%) Artifactory
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (59.38%) CSS
1 19 (59.38%) SOAP
1 19 (59.38%) Web Services
1 19 (59.38%) XML
1 19 (59.38%) Ajax
1 19 (59.38%) HTML
2 18 (56.25%) COM
3 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (59.38%) CMDB
2 1 (3.13%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Service Management
2 19 (59.38%) ITSM
2 19 (59.38%) ITIL
2 19 (59.38%) Technical Architecture
2 19 (59.38%) Customer Engagement
2 19 (59.38%) ITIL V2
2 19 (59.38%) IT Asset Management
3 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
3 3 (9.38%) Workflow
4 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.25%) Release Management
4 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.13%) CRM
5 1 (3.13%) ERP
5 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.25%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) Groovy
3 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.13%) ABAP
3 1 (3.13%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (59.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) MCSE
2 1 (3.13%) MCSA
2 1 (3.13%) CCNP
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Samba
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.13%) XenApp
2 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.13%) vSphere
2 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (59.38%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (3.13%) SCOrch
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) SCOM
2 1 (3.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) Microsoft
2 19 (59.38%) ServiceNow
3 2 (6.25%) SAP
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco
3 2 (6.25%) BMC
4 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.13%) webMethods
4 1 (3.13%) Remedy
4 1 (3.13%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) Brocade
4 1 (3.13%) ProCurve
4 1 (3.13%) Riverbed
4 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.13%) 3PAR
4 1 (3.13%) F5
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) Juniper