The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Technical Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 403 425 393
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 222 222 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.43% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.45% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 108 123
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £354 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £419
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £33.97 - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - £47.50
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
47082 49406 48378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 95.00% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 31049 32107 30018
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1524 1896 1961
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Technical Consultant in the job title.

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 27 September 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Technical Consultant Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Technical Consultant
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +6 106 £450 -5.26% 41
South East +13 33 £425 - 12
West Midlands -19 20 £425 -2.85% 4
East of England +20 19 £230 -56.19% 7
South West +8 13 £275 -33.33% 3
Midlands 0 8 £500 -
North West -1 8 £500 +5.26% 4
North East - 7 £438 -
Yorkshire -13 5 £275 -45.00% 2
East Midlands -12 2 £438 -0.56% 1
Technical Consultant
UK

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Technical Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 137 (32.54%) SQL
2 125 (29.69%) Oracle
3 101 (23.99%) Microsoft
4 95 (22.57%) Finance
5 80 (19.00%) Windows
6 78 (18.53%) Java
7 72 (17.10%) CRM
8 69 (16.39%) Migration
9 58 (13.78%) HTML
10 56 (13.30%) Active Directory
11 54 (12.83%) Security Cleared
12 52 (12.35%) Linux
13 49 (11.64%) Agile Software Development
14 46 (10.93%) SQL Server
14 46 (10.93%) SC Cleared
15 45 (10.69%) .NET
16 44 (10.45%) Web Services
16 44 (10.45%) Firewall
17 43 (10.21%) XML
18 41 (9.74%) Dynamics CRM
19 39 (9.26%) C#
19 39 (9.26%) Oracle EBS R12
20 38 (9.03%) SAP
21 35 (8.31%) JavaScript
22 34 (8.08%) CSS
22 34 (8.08%) Workflow
22 34 (8.08%) Oracle EBS
23 32 (7.60%) PL/SQL
24 31 (7.36%) MS Excel
24 31 (7.36%) Business Intelligence

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (7.13%) SharePoint
2 27 (6.41%) WebLogic
3 26 (6.18%) Skype for Business
4 23 (5.46%) Tomcat
5 21 (4.99%) WebSphere
6 20 (4.75%) JBoss
6 20 (4.75%) Oracle Workflow
6 20 (4.75%) WebLogic Portal
7 12 (2.85%) MS Exchange
8 11 (2.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 11 (2.61%) IIS
9 9 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (1.19%) Apache
11 5 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.71%) LiveCycle
12 3 (0.71%) NetWeaver
12 3 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 31 (7.36%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.19%) MS Project
3 2 (0.48%) MS Office
3 2 (0.48%) Windchill
4 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 41 (9.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (9.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 34 (8.08%) Oracle EBS
4 21 (4.99%) Oracle Applications
5 18 (4.28%) Oracle Payables
6 17 (4.04%) Oracle Receivables
7 12 (2.85%) Dynamics NAV
7 12 (2.85%) Oracle Financials
7 12 (2.85%) Oracle General Ledger
8 8 (1.90%) SAP CRM
9 6 (1.43%) Oracle Payroll
10 5 (1.19%) Oracle 11i
10 5 (1.19%) Oracle CRM
10 5 (1.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 4 (0.95%) SAP IS-U
12 3 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
12 3 (0.71%) Oracle Cash Management
12 3 (0.71%) Oracle HRMS
12 3 (0.71%) Oracle iProcurement
12 3 (0.71%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (5.94%) Office 365
3 11 (2.61%) IaaS
4 9 (2.14%) Yammer
5 8 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (1.66%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (1.66%) PaaS
6 7 (1.66%) SaaS
7 3 (0.71%) Force.com
7 3 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.48%) AdSense
8 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.24%) Heroku
9 1 (0.24%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 44 (10.45%) Firewall
2 15 (3.56%) SAN
3 14 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 13 (3.09%) Skype
5 12 (2.85%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (2.61%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (2.38%) DNS
7 10 (2.38%) LDAP
7 10 (2.38%) WAN
8 9 (2.14%) iSCSI
9 7 (1.66%) DHCP
9 7 (1.66%) LAN
9 7 (1.66%) Network Security
10 6 (1.43%) BGP
10 6 (1.43%) Internet
10 6 (1.43%) OSPF
10 6 (1.43%) Wireshark
11 5 (1.19%) AMQP
11 5 (1.19%) BIG-IP
11 5 (1.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (10.93%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.89%) DB2
3 18 (4.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (3.09%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (2.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 9 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.90%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.43%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.43%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.19%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.95%) Big Data
11 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.71%) MySQL
12 3 (0.71%) SAP Data Services
12 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.48%) OLAP
13 2 (0.48%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 19 (4.51%) Log4j
2 10 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.66%) MSTest
3 7 (1.66%) NUnit
4 5 (1.19%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.71%) LSMW
5 3 (0.71%) PeopleTools
6 2 (0.48%) JIRA
6 2 (0.48%) MorphX
6 2 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.24%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.24%) ERwin
7 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.24%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.24%) JUnit
7 1 (0.24%) Selenium
7 1 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.24%) Toad
General
1 95 (22.57%) Finance
2 27 (6.41%) Banking
3 22 (5.23%) Retail
4 19 (4.51%) Back Office
5 15 (3.56%) Marketing
6 13 (3.09%) Advertising
7 10 (2.38%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.43%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.95%) Billing
11 3 (0.71%) Automotive
11 3 (0.71%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.71%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.71%) Local Government
11 3 (0.71%) Publishing
12 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.48%) Front Office
12 2 (0.48%) Legal
13 1 (0.24%) Electronics
13 1 (0.24%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (13.78%) HTML
2 45 (10.69%) .NET
3 44 (10.45%) Web Services
4 43 (10.21%) XML
5 34 (8.08%) CSS
6 24 (5.70%) JSP
7 21 (4.99%) Java EE
8 20 (4.75%) JMS
9 14 (3.33%) SOAP
10 11 (2.61%) REST
11 10 (2.38%) COM
11 10 (2.38%) Middleware
11 10 (2.38%) WCF
12 8 (1.90%) .NET Framework
13 7 (1.66%) ASP.NET
13 7 (1.66%) Entity Framework
13 7 (1.66%) HTML5
13 7 (1.66%) jQuery
13 7 (1.66%) OpenID
13 7 (1.66%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.51%) Data Centre
3 11 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (2.14%) Mainframe
4 9 (2.14%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.14%) Replication
4 9 (2.14%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (1.90%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.90%) Data Structures
5 8 (1.90%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.66%) Clustering
7 6 (1.43%) PKI
8 5 (1.19%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.71%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.48%) Fintech
10 2 (0.48%) FMCG
10 2 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.48%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.48%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 80 (19.00%) Windows
2 52 (12.35%) Linux
3 29 (6.89%) Unix
4 20 (4.75%) Windows Server
5 15 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.38%) AIX
7 10 (2.38%) Windows 10
8 8 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.90%) Windows Vista
9 7 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.66%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.19%) VMS
11 3 (0.71%) Android
11 3 (0.71%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.71%) HPUX
11 3 (0.71%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.71%) Solaris
11 3 (0.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (17.10%) CRM
2 69 (16.39%) Migration
3 49 (11.64%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (8.08%) Workflow
5 31 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
6 30 (7.13%) ITIL
6 30 (7.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (6.41%) Business Analysis
8 25 (5.94%) Data Migration
9 23 (5.46%) Document Management
10 22 (5.23%) Scrum
11 21 (4.99%) Project Management
12 20 (4.75%) Data Modelling
12 20 (4.75%) TDD
12 20 (4.75%) Web Development
13 19 (4.51%) ETL
13 19 (4.51%) Penetration Testing
14 18 (4.28%) SDLC
15 17 (4.04%) Analytics
16 16 (3.80%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 137 (32.54%) SQL
2 78 (18.53%) Java
3 39 (9.26%) C#
4 35 (8.31%) JavaScript
5 32 (7.60%) PL/SQL
6 15 (3.56%) C
7 14 (3.33%) PowerShell
8 7 (1.66%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.43%) ABAP
10 5 (1.19%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.19%) C++
10 5 (1.19%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.95%) Perl
11 4 (0.95%) PHP
11 4 (0.95%) Ruby
12 3 (0.71%) Apex Code
12 3 (0.71%) VBScript
12 3 (0.71%) X++
13 2 (0.48%) C-shell
13 2 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (12.83%) Security Cleared
2 46 (10.93%) SC Cleared
3 31 (7.36%) Degree
4 10 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (2.38%) CISSP
5 9 (2.14%) CCNP
6 7 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.19%) MCSE
8 4 (0.95%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.71%) CEH
9 3 (0.71%) CEPT
9 3 (0.71%) CREST Certified
10 2 (0.48%) CBAP
10 2 (0.48%) CISM
10 2 (0.48%) CPTE
10 2 (0.48%) GPEN
10 2 (0.48%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.48%) PMP
10 2 (0.48%) RHCE
10 2 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.80%) PCI DSS
2 10 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.43%) SLA
4 3 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.71%) WAI
4 3 (0.71%) WCAG
5 2 (0.48%) COBIT
5 2 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.48%) HL7
6 1 (0.24%) GxP
6 1 (0.24%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.24%) MiFID
6 1 (0.24%) RMADS
System Software
1 56 (13.30%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.04%) Virtual Servers
2 17 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.09%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.14%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.43%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.19%) vSphere
7 2 (0.48%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.48%) Samba
7 2 (0.48%) vCloud
8 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (3.56%) SCCM
2 8 (1.90%) SCOM
3 5 (1.19%) Failover Clustering
3 5 (1.19%) Nessus
4 4 (0.95%) WSUS
5 3 (0.71%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.71%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.48%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.48%) Nagios
6 2 (0.48%) NetVault Backup
6 2 (0.48%) Puppet
6 2 (0.48%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.48%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.48%) SCSM
6 2 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.24%) Control-M
7 1 (0.24%) MOM
Vendors
1 125 (29.69%) Oracle
2 101 (23.99%) Microsoft
3 38 (9.03%) SAP
4 29 (6.89%) VMware
5 27 (6.41%) Cisco
6 26 (6.18%) IBM
7 19 (4.51%) Misys
8 18 (4.28%) Salesforce.com
9 16 (3.80%) Citrix
10 14 (3.33%) F5
11 13 (3.09%) Juniper
12 12 (2.85%) Dell
13 11 (2.61%) Splunk
14 9 (2.14%) CheckPoint
14 9 (2.14%) HP
14 9 (2.14%) LogRhythm
15 8 (1.90%) LogLogic
15 8 (1.90%) Red Hat
15 8 (1.90%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
16 7 (1.66%) EqualLogic
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