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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Consultant
UK / England
Rank 376 440 388
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -52
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 207 174 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.36% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.38% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 115 123
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £47.00 - £95.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 - -

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
39661 45341 45243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 95.08% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 26048 29636 28290
Median daily rate £425 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% +5.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1399 1520 1797
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +64 103 £475 -2.86% 31
South East +11 34 £513 +13.88% 13
South West +28 26 £500 -6.97% 1
East of England +15 20 £400 -11.11% 6
East Midlands +4 8 £475 -7.31% 3
West Midlands +5 7 £493 +15.88% 5
Yorkshire +16 4 £540 +35.00% 6
Midlands +4 3 - -
North East -16 3 £400 -11.11%
North West +7 1 £475 +57.02% 1
Technical Consultant
UK

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 121 (31.51%) Microsoft
2 86 (22.40%) Oracle
3 84 (21.88%) SQL
4 80 (20.83%) Finance
5 58 (15.10%) Windows
5 58 (15.10%) CRM
6 47 (12.24%) SharePoint
6 47 (12.24%) SAP
7 46 (11.98%) Dynamics CRM
8 43 (11.20%) MS Excel
8 43 (11.20%) Active Directory
9 42 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (10.94%) Security Cleared
10 40 (10.42%) .NET
11 39 (10.16%) Migration
11 39 (10.16%) Office 365
12 38 (9.90%) Microsoft Azure
12 38 (9.90%) SQL Server
13 37 (9.64%) HTML
13 37 (9.64%) C#
14 34 (8.85%) Java
14 34 (8.85%) JavaScript
15 33 (8.59%) SC Cleared
16 32 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
16 32 (8.33%) Business Analysis
17 31 (8.07%) Business Intelligence
17 31 (8.07%) Skype for Business
18 29 (7.55%) Oracle EBS R12
19 28 (7.29%) Web Services
20 26 (6.77%) Salesforce.com

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 47 (12.24%) SharePoint
2 31 (8.07%) Skype for Business
3 17 (4.43%) MS Exchange
4 13 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (2.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (2.08%) IIS
8 8 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (1.82%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.56%) JBoss
10 6 (1.56%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.56%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.30%) Apache
11 5 (1.30%) WebLogic Portal
12 4 (1.04%) Office Communications Server
13 3 (0.78%) Confluence
13 3 (0.78%) nginx
Applications
1 43 (11.20%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.86%) MS Project
3 4 (1.04%) MS Office
3 4 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.52%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 46 (11.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (7.55%) Oracle EBS R12
3 20 (5.21%) Oracle EBS
4 15 (3.91%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (2.08%) SAP IS-U
6 4 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.78%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 3 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.78%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.52%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle HRMS
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.52%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 2 (0.52%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.52%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 39 (10.16%) Office 365
2 38 (9.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (2.60%) Yammer
5 6 (1.56%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (1.04%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.78%) IaaS
7 3 (0.78%) PaaS
7 3 (0.78%) SaaS
7 3 (0.78%) Taleo
8 2 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.52%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle CX
8 2 (0.52%) Responsys
9 1 (0.26%) AdWords
9 1 (0.26%) BlueKai
9 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.26%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.25%) Firewall
2 12 (3.13%) Skype
3 11 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.08%) Network Security
5 6 (1.56%) DNS
5 6 (1.56%) LAN
5 6 (1.56%) SSL
5 6 (1.56%) VPN
5 6 (1.56%) WAN
6 5 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (1.04%) 3G
7 4 (1.04%) 4G
7 4 (1.04%) BGP
7 4 (1.04%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (1.04%) DHCP
7 4 (1.04%) GSM
7 4 (1.04%) LTE
7 4 (1.04%) OSPF
7 4 (1.04%) UMTS
8 3 (0.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.90%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.47%) DB2
3 16 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (2.86%) IBM InfoSphere
6 10 (2.60%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 7 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.82%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (1.56%) Big Data
9 6 (1.56%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.78%) DataStage
11 3 (0.78%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.78%) Oracle Exadata
11 3 (0.78%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (2.34%) MSTest
1 9 (2.34%) NUnit
2 7 (1.82%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.56%) JIRA
4 5 (1.30%) Log4j
5 3 (0.78%) Babel
5 3 (0.78%) Bitbucket
5 3 (0.78%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.78%) Gradle
5 3 (0.78%) Maven
5 3 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.78%) Travis CI
5 3 (0.78%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.78%) webpack
6 2 (0.52%) Hudson
6 2 (0.52%) PeopleTools
6 2 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.26%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.26%) Toad
General
1 80 (20.83%) Finance
2 19 (4.95%) Advertising
2 19 (4.95%) Retail
3 16 (4.17%) Banking
3 16 (4.17%) Marketing
4 11 (2.86%) Back Office
4 11 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.08%) Billing
5 8 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.82%) Legal
7 5 (1.30%) Front Office
7 5 (1.30%) Law
8 3 (0.78%) Electronics
8 3 (0.78%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.52%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.52%) Publishing
10 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.26%) French Language
10 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (10.42%) .NET
2 37 (9.64%) HTML
3 28 (7.29%) Web Services
4 25 (6.51%) XML
5 19 (4.95%) CSS
6 12 (3.13%) SOAP
7 11 (2.86%) JSP
7 11 (2.86%) REST
8 10 (2.60%) COM
8 10 (2.60%) Middleware
8 10 (2.60%) WCF
9 9 (2.34%) .NET Framework
9 9 (2.34%) ASP.NET
9 9 (2.34%) Entity Framework
9 9 (2.34%) Unity DI Container
10 7 (1.82%) jQuery
11 6 (1.56%) HTML5
11 6 (1.56%) SAML
11 6 (1.56%) XSLT
12 5 (1.30%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 7 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.56%) Clustering
4 6 (1.56%) Data Structures
4 6 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.04%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.04%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.78%) User Experience
8 2 (0.52%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.52%) PKI
8 2 (0.52%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.26%) Blog
9 1 (0.26%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.26%) FMCG
9 1 (0.26%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.26%) NHS
9 1 (0.26%) RSA SecurID
9 1 (0.26%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 58 (15.10%) Windows
2 19 (4.95%) Unix
3 18 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (4.43%) Linux
5 14 (3.65%) Windows Server
6 13 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.30%) Windows Vista
9 4 (1.04%) CentOS
9 4 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.78%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.78%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.52%) AIX
11 2 (0.52%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.26%) Android
12 1 (0.26%) Debian
12 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.26%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (15.10%) CRM
2 42 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (10.16%) Migration
4 32 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 31 (8.07%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (5.99%) TOGAF
7 22 (5.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (5.47%) Zachman Framework
9 20 (5.21%) Enterprise Architecture
10 19 (4.95%) Service Management
10 19 (4.95%) Workflow
11 18 (4.69%) Case Management
11 18 (4.69%) Data Modelling
11 18 (4.69%) Presales
12 17 (4.43%) Penetration Testing
12 17 (4.43%) Project Management
13 15 (3.91%) Waterfall
14 14 (3.65%) Data Management
14 14 (3.65%) SDLC
14 14 (3.65%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 84 (21.88%) SQL
2 37 (9.64%) C#
3 34 (8.85%) Java
3 34 (8.85%) JavaScript
4 17 (4.43%) PL/SQL
5 15 (3.91%) C
6 13 (3.39%) PowerShell
7 10 (2.60%) ABAP
8 7 (1.82%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.56%) Apex Code
9 6 (1.56%) Python
10 4 (1.04%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.78%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.78%) ES6
11 3 (0.78%) Groovy
11 3 (0.78%) Ruby
11 3 (0.78%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.52%) PHP
13 1 (0.26%) C++
13 1 (0.26%) X++
Qualifications
1 42 (10.94%) Security Cleared
2 33 (8.59%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.69%) Degree
4 9 (2.34%) MCSE
4 9 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.04%) CEH
6 4 (1.04%) CREST Certified
6 4 (1.04%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.04%) MCITP
6 4 (1.04%) OSCP
7 3 (0.78%) CCIE
7 3 (0.78%) CCNP
7 3 (0.78%) CISSP
7 3 (0.78%) MCSA
8 2 (0.52%) MCP
8 2 (0.52%) MCSD
8 2 (0.52%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.52%) PMP
8 2 (0.52%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.86%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.56%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.56%) SLA
3 3 (0.78%) QA
4 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.26%) COBIT
5 1 (0.26%) RMADS
5 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (11.20%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.56%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.30%) vSphere
5 4 (1.04%) Docker
6 3 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.78%) Snort
6 3 (0.78%) vCloud
7 1 (0.26%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.26%) XenApp
7 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (1.56%) Puppet
2 5 (1.30%) Ansible
3 4 (1.04%) SCCM
4 3 (0.78%) Nessus
5 2 (0.52%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.52%) Nagios
5 2 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.52%) SCOM
5 2 (0.52%) WSUS
6 1 (0.26%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.26%) Packer
6 1 (0.26%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.26%) QRadar
6 1 (0.26%) Salt
6 1 (0.26%) Terraform
6 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.26%) vRealize
6 1 (0.26%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 121 (31.51%) Microsoft
2 86 (22.40%) Oracle
3 47 (12.24%) SAP
4 26 (6.77%) Salesforce.com
5 20 (5.21%) IBM
6 17 (4.43%) Citrix
7 15 (3.91%) Cisco
8 14 (3.65%) VMware
9 10 (2.60%) Infor
10 9 (2.34%) Hyperion
11 8 (2.08%) F5
11 8 (2.08%) Juniper
11 8 (2.08%) Splunk
12 7 (1.82%) Adobe
13 6 (1.56%) CheckPoint
13 6 (1.56%) SunGard
14 5 (1.30%) Calypso
14 5 (1.30%) Misys
14 5 (1.30%) Polycom
15 4 (1.04%) Fortinet
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