The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 378 396 357
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 212 180 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.36% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.39% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 105 100
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £33.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- +25.71%
Technical Consultant
UK

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
46777 45849 40413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.43% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 28979 28587 23731
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1836 1861 2074
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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 £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in England

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in England

Technical Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Technical Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in England

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 Technical Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +46 125 £463 +2.77% 72
South East -18 38 £381 -4.68% 35
North West -18 15 £499 +53.46% 12
South West +5 9 £425 -5.55% 11
West Midlands -10 9 £320 -30.81% 11
East of England -4 3 £388 +10.71% 8
Midlands - 3 £470 -
East Midlands -8 2 £450 +20.00% 2
North East -4 1 £390 -
Yorkshire -17 1 £475 +18.75% 8
Technical Consultant
UK

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited 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 Technical Consultant in their job title.

1 90 (21.58%) Windows
2 89 (21.34%) SQL
3 84 (20.14%) Microsoft
4 77 (18.47%) Finance
5 63 (15.11%) Oracle
6 57 (13.67%) Migration
7 52 (12.47%) XML
8 51 (12.23%) CRM
9 50 (11.99%) Security Cleared
10 48 (11.51%) Linux
10 48 (11.51%) HTML
11 46 (11.03%) Java
12 43 (10.31%) ITIL
12 43 (10.31%) Cisco
12 43 (10.31%) VMware
13 39 (9.35%) SSL
14 37 (8.87%) Web Services
14 37 (8.87%) JavaScript
15 34 (8.15%) UNIX
16 32 (7.67%) Service Management
17 30 (7.19%) SC Cleared
17 30 (7.19%) Degree
17 30 (7.19%) SOAP
17 30 (7.19%) Active Directory
18 29 (6.95%) HP
18 29 (6.95%) LDAP
18 29 (6.95%) SAP
18 29 (6.95%) Windows Server 2008
19 28 (6.71%) Project Management
19 28 (6.71%) SQL Server

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited 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 Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (6.47%) SharePoint
2 21 (5.04%) Tomcat
3 20 (4.80%) WebSphere
4 18 (4.32%) JBoss
5 17 (4.08%) WebLogic
6 11 (2.64%) MS Exchange
6 11 (2.64%) Lync
7 8 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (1.68%) Apache
9 6 (1.44%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.96%) Oracle Self-Service HR
11 4 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.96%) IIS
12 3 (0.72%) GlassFish
12 3 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.48%) Confluence
13 2 (0.48%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.20%) MS Office
3 2 (0.48%) Shockwave
3 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 27 (6.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (5.28%) Oracle EBS R12
3 18 (4.32%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (2.88%) Oracle Payables
4 12 (2.88%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (2.40%) Oracle General Ledger
5 10 (2.40%) Oracle Receivables
5 10 (2.40%) Oracle Financials
6 8 (1.92%) Agresso
7 6 (1.44%) Oracle Assets
7 6 (1.44%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (1.20%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 4 (0.96%) Oracle HRMS
10 3 (0.72%) BusinessWorks
10 3 (0.72%) Oracle 11i
10 3 (0.72%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 2 (0.48%) Oracle TCA
11 2 (0.48%) Adobe Campaign
11 2 (0.48%) Oracle iProcurement
11 2 (0.48%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.12%) Office 365
2 4 (0.96%) IaaS
2 4 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.72%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.48%) SaaS
4 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.48%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.24%) GitHub
5 1 (0.24%) Force.com
5 1 (0.24%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.24%) Veeva
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 39 (9.35%) SSL
2 29 (6.95%) LDAP
3 27 (6.47%) Firewall
4 24 (5.76%) VPN
5 21 (5.04%) Internet
5 21 (5.04%) TCP/IP
6 16 (3.84%) MPLS
7 15 (3.60%) OSPF
7 15 (3.60%) LAN
7 15 (3.60%) WAN
8 14 (3.36%) BGP
9 10 (2.40%) DNS
9 10 (2.40%) SAN
9 10 (2.40%) Network Security
10 9 (2.16%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (1.68%) HTTP
12 6 (1.44%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (1.20%) iSCSI
13 5 (1.20%) VLAN
14 4 (0.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.64%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (1.68%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 7 (1.68%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.44%) Big Data
5 6 (1.44%) MySQL
5 6 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.20%) SAP BW
6 5 (1.20%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.20%) SAP Data Services
7 4 (0.96%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.96%) Hadoop
7 4 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (0.96%) EDRMS
8 3 (0.72%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 10 (2.40%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (1.20%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.96%) PeopleTools
4 3 (0.72%) Selenium
4 3 (0.72%) MorphX
4 3 (0.72%) LSMW
4 3 (0.72%) Ant
4 3 (0.72%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.72%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.48%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.48%) SonarQube
5 2 (0.48%) JIRA
5 2 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.24%) Subversion
6 1 (0.24%) Maven
6 1 (0.24%) Xcode
6 1 (0.24%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.24%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.24%) MSI
General
1 77 (18.47%) Finance
2 20 (4.80%) Advertising
3 15 (3.60%) Financial Institution
4 14 (3.36%) Retail
5 11 (2.64%) Banking
6 10 (2.40%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.92%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.92%) Marketing
8 7 (1.68%) General Ledger
9 4 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.96%) Games
10 3 (0.72%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.48%) Back Office
11 2 (0.48%) Law
11 2 (0.48%) Local Government
12 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.24%) French Language
12 1 (0.24%) Norwegian Language
12 1 (0.24%) Billing
12 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (12.47%) XML
2 48 (11.51%) HTML
3 37 (8.87%) Web Services
4 30 (7.19%) SOAP
5 26 (6.24%) .NET
6 24 (5.76%) CSS
7 20 (4.80%) Ajax
8 19 (4.56%) J2EE
9 18 (4.32%) COM
10 9 (2.16%) ASP.NET
11 8 (1.92%) REST
11 8 (1.92%) SAML
12 7 (1.68%) Middleware
13 5 (1.20%) JSP
13 5 (1.20%) HTML5
14 4 (0.96%) OpenID
14 4 (0.96%) OAuth
14 4 (0.96%) EDI
14 4 (0.96%) JRules
15 3 (0.72%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.56%) CMDB
2 18 (4.32%) Client/Server
3 15 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.16%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.44%) Open Source
5 6 (1.44%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.20%) Clustering
7 4 (0.96%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.96%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.72%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.72%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.72%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.72%) iPad
8 3 (0.72%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.48%) FlexPod
9 2 (0.48%) Biometrics
9 2 (0.48%) Tandem
9 2 (0.48%) Flash Games
9 2 (0.48%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 90 (21.58%) Windows
2 48 (11.51%) Linux
3 34 (8.15%) UNIX
4 29 (6.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (5.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (5.04%) Windows 7
7 20 (4.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.72%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.48%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.48%) Solaris
9 2 (0.48%) AIX
9 2 (0.48%) zOS
9 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.48%) Android
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.24%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (13.67%) Migration
2 51 (12.23%) CRM
3 43 (10.31%) ITIL
4 32 (7.67%) Service Management
5 28 (6.71%) Project Management
5 28 (6.71%) SOA
6 26 (6.24%) Service Delivery
7 25 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (5.52%) ITSM
9 21 (5.04%) Technical Architecture
10 19 (4.56%) IT Asset Management
10 19 (4.56%) Customer Engagement
10 19 (4.56%) ITIL V2
11 16 (3.84%) Data Migration
12 15 (3.60%) Test Planning
13 14 (3.36%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (3.12%) Workflow
14 13 (3.12%) PRINCE2
15 11 (2.64%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (2.64%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 89 (21.34%) SQL
2 46 (11.03%) Java
3 37 (8.87%) JavaScript
4 23 (5.52%) PL/SQL
5 18 (4.32%) C#
6 11 (2.64%) PHP
7 9 (2.16%) ABAP
8 7 (1.68%) PowerShell
8 7 (1.68%) X++
8 7 (1.68%) Perl
9 5 (1.20%) C
10 4 (0.96%) Apex Code
10 4 (0.96%) PeopleCode
11 3 (0.72%) Ruby
11 3 (0.72%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.72%) Python
11 3 (0.72%) VBScript
12 2 (0.48%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.48%) C++
12 2 (0.48%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 50 (11.99%) Security Cleared
2 30 (7.19%) SC Cleared
2 30 (7.19%) Degree
3 19 (4.56%) DV Cleared
3 19 (4.56%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (4.32%) CCNP
5 10 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.92%) HP MASE
7 5 (1.20%) CISSP
7 5 (1.20%) MCSE
8 4 (0.96%) PhD
8 4 (0.96%) CCDP
8 4 (0.96%) JNCIS
9 3 (0.72%) MCSA
10 2 (0.48%) MCP
10 2 (0.48%) CCIE
10 2 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.24%) ACCA
11 1 (0.24%) CIMA
11 1 (0.24%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.52%) QA
2 5 (1.20%) SLA
3 3 (0.72%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.48%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.24%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (7.19%) Active Directory
2 24 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.88%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.92%) vSphere
4 8 (1.92%) XenApp
5 6 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.96%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (0.96%) UAG
7 3 (0.72%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.72%) Shibboleth
8 2 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.48%) Varnish
8 2 (0.48%) RACF
8 2 (0.48%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.48%) Samba
9 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.24%) XenServer
9 1 (0.24%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 20 (4.80%) HP UCMDB
2 19 (4.56%) SCCM
3 4 (0.96%) AirWatch
4 3 (0.72%) SCOM
4 3 (0.72%) SCVMM
4 3 (0.72%) Control-M
4 3 (0.72%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.48%) CA LISA
5 2 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.48%) Puppet
5 2 (0.48%) TIBCO Hawk
5 2 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.48%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.24%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.24%) BMC Marimba
6 1 (0.24%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.24%) WMI
6 1 (0.24%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 84 (20.14%) Microsoft
2 63 (15.11%) Oracle
3 43 (10.31%) Cisco
3 43 (10.31%) VMware
4 29 (6.95%) HP
4 29 (6.95%) SAP
5 25 (6.00%) Juniper
6 23 (5.52%) ServiceNow
6 23 (5.52%) Citrix
7 20 (4.80%) CheckPoint
8 19 (4.56%) F5
9 15 (3.60%) Riverbed
10 13 (3.12%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (2.88%) 3PAR
11 12 (2.88%) Mercator
12 8 (1.92%) IBM
13 7 (1.68%) AppSense
13 7 (1.68%) PeopleSoft
13 7 (1.68%) Varonis
14 6 (1.44%) TIBCO
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £400 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £650 per day + expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Arden Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £350 - £475 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Maidenhead
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £370 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge
Cognitive Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
East Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago