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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 384 405 401
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 255 233 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.44% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.46% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 115 111
Median daily rate £443 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £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
47501 50509 47666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.66% 95.00% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 31266 32734 29347
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1481 1902 1912
Median hourly rate £17.17 £17.12 £16.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +2.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +1 116 £450 - 36
South East +14 39 £438 +7.69% 13
West Midlands -14 28 £425 -12.82% 7
East of England +26 20 £290 -37.80% 7
South West +22 16 £275 -33.33%
North East -6 10 £438 +16.66%
North West -6 8 £425 -10.05% 4
Midlands -3 7 £500 -
Yorkshire -14 6 £319 -36.25% 4
East Midlands -1 3 £425 - 2
Technical Consultant
UK

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 143 (31.50%) SQL
2 131 (28.85%) Oracle
3 121 (26.65%) Microsoft
4 90 (19.82%) Finance
5 86 (18.94%) Windows
6 81 (17.84%) Java
7 79 (17.40%) Migration
8 78 (17.18%) CRM
9 61 (13.44%) Active Directory
9 61 (13.44%) Linux
10 58 (12.78%) HTML
11 53 (11.67%) SQL Server
11 53 (11.67%) Security Cleared
12 52 (11.45%) .NET
12 52 (11.45%) Agile Software Development
13 47 (10.35%) Dynamics CRM
13 47 (10.35%) Firewall
14 45 (9.91%) C#
14 45 (9.91%) Workflow
15 44 (9.69%) Oracle EBS R12
15 44 (9.69%) Microsoft Azure
16 43 (9.47%) SC Cleared
17 42 (9.25%) Web Services
18 41 (9.03%) XML
19 40 (8.81%) JavaScript
19 40 (8.81%) SAP
19 40 (8.81%) Oracle EBS
20 38 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
21 37 (8.15%) PL/SQL
21 37 (8.15%) Unix

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 32 (7.05%) SharePoint
2 29 (6.39%) WebLogic
3 24 (5.29%) Oracle Workflow
4 22 (4.85%) Tomcat
5 21 (4.63%) WebSphere
6 19 (4.19%) JBoss
6 19 (4.19%) Skype for Business
6 19 (4.19%) WebLogic Portal
7 13 (2.86%) IIS
8 12 (2.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 11 (2.42%) MS Exchange
10 8 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (1.10%) Apache
11 5 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (1.10%) LiveCycle
12 4 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.66%) nginx
13 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 31 (6.83%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.10%) MS Project
3 3 (0.66%) MS Office
4 2 (0.44%) Windchill
5 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 47 (10.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (9.69%) Oracle EBS R12
3 40 (8.81%) Oracle EBS
4 24 (5.29%) Oracle Applications
5 18 (3.96%) Oracle Payables
6 17 (3.74%) Oracle Receivables
7 12 (2.64%) Dynamics NAV
7 12 (2.64%) Oracle Financials
7 12 (2.64%) Oracle General Ledger
8 7 (1.54%) SAP CRM
9 6 (1.32%) Oracle Payroll
10 5 (1.10%) Oracle 11i
10 5 (1.10%) Oracle CRM
10 5 (1.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 4 (0.88%) SAP IS-U
12 3 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
12 3 (0.66%) Oracle Cash Management
12 3 (0.66%) Oracle HRMS
12 3 (0.66%) Oracle iProcurement
13 2 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 44 (9.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (6.83%) Office 365
3 13 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (2.42%) IaaS
5 8 (1.76%) Yammer
6 7 (1.54%) PaaS
7 6 (1.32%) SaaS
8 3 (0.66%) Force.com
8 3 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.44%) AdSense
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.22%) Heroku
10 1 (0.22%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.22%) Route 53
10 1 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (10.35%) Firewall
2 15 (3.30%) SAN
3 14 (3.08%) LDAP
4 13 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 12 (2.64%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (2.64%) DNS
5 12 (2.64%) WAN
6 11 (2.42%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (1.98%) Internet
7 9 (1.98%) iSCSI
7 9 (1.98%) LAN
8 8 (1.76%) DHCP
8 8 (1.76%) Network Security
8 8 (1.76%) Skype
9 7 (1.54%) BGP
9 7 (1.54%) VPN
10 6 (1.32%) HTTP
10 6 (1.32%) OSPF
10 6 (1.32%) Wireshark
11 5 (1.10%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.05%) DB2
3 21 (4.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (3.96%) Oracle Reports
5 15 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (2.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 8 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (1.76%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.32%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.10%) MySQL
10 5 (1.10%) SAP Data Services
11 4 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (0.88%) Power BI
11 4 (0.88%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.66%) Big Data
12 3 (0.66%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (3.96%) Log4j
2 11 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.76%) MSTest
3 8 (1.76%) NUnit
4 6 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (1.10%) LSMW
6 4 (0.88%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.44%) Gerrit
7 2 (0.44%) JIRA
7 2 (0.44%) MorphX
7 2 (0.44%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.22%) AppScan
8 1 (0.22%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.22%) JBehave
8 1 (0.22%) JUnit
8 1 (0.22%) Selenium
8 1 (0.22%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 90 (19.82%) Finance
2 27 (5.95%) Banking
3 22 (4.85%) Retail
4 18 (3.96%) Back Office
5 15 (3.30%) Advertising
6 14 (3.08%) Marketing
7 9 (1.98%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (1.54%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.88%) Billing
9 4 (0.88%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.88%) Local Government
10 3 (0.66%) Automotive
10 3 (0.66%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.66%) Publishing
11 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.44%) Front Office
11 2 (0.44%) Legal
11 2 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (12.78%) HTML
2 52 (11.45%) .NET
3 42 (9.25%) Web Services
4 41 (9.03%) XML
5 36 (7.93%) CSS
6 21 (4.63%) JSP
7 20 (4.41%) Java EE
8 19 (4.19%) JMS
9 16 (3.52%) WCF
10 14 (3.08%) SOAP
11 13 (2.86%) Middleware
12 11 (2.42%) REST
13 9 (1.98%) .NET Framework
13 9 (1.98%) COM
13 9 (1.98%) jQuery
14 8 (1.76%) Entity Framework
14 8 (1.76%) OAuth2
14 8 (1.76%) Unity DI Container
15 7 (1.54%) OAuth
15 7 (1.54%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.07%) Data Centre
3 11 (2.42%) Computer Science
3 11 (2.42%) Mainframe
4 10 (2.20%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.98%) Data Structures
5 9 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (1.98%) Replication
6 8 (1.76%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.76%) PKI
7 7 (1.54%) EqualLogic
8 6 (1.32%) Clustering
9 5 (1.10%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.10%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.10%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.66%) Pharmacovigilance
12 2 (0.44%) FMCG
12 2 (0.44%) NHS
12 2 (0.44%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 86 (18.94%) Windows
2 61 (13.44%) Linux
3 37 (8.15%) Unix
4 27 (5.95%) Windows Server
5 14 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (2.42%) AIX
8 10 (2.20%) Windows 10
9 9 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (1.76%) Windows 7
10 8 (1.76%) Windows Vista
11 7 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (1.32%) VMS
13 3 (0.66%) Android
13 3 (0.66%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.66%) HPUX
13 3 (0.66%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.66%) Solaris
13 3 (0.66%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.66%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (17.40%) Migration
2 78 (17.18%) CRM
3 52 (11.45%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (9.91%) Workflow
5 38 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
6 35 (7.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 33 (7.27%) Data Migration
8 30 (6.61%) ITIL
9 25 (5.51%) Business Analysis
10 24 (5.29%) Document Management
11 23 (5.07%) Data Modelling
12 22 (4.85%) Scrum
13 21 (4.63%) ETL
14 20 (4.41%) TDD
15 19 (4.19%) Project Management
15 19 (4.19%) Web Development
16 18 (3.96%) SDLC
17 17 (3.74%) Technical Architecture
18 16 (3.52%) Analytics
18 16 (3.52%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 143 (31.50%) SQL
2 81 (17.84%) Java
3 45 (9.91%) C#
4 40 (8.81%) JavaScript
5 37 (8.15%) PL/SQL
6 22 (4.85%) PowerShell
7 16 (3.52%) C
8 10 (2.20%) ABAP
9 8 (1.76%) C++
9 8 (1.76%) Perl
10 7 (1.54%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.54%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.10%) Korn
11 5 (1.10%) Python
12 4 (0.88%) Apex Code
12 4 (0.88%) Ruby
12 4 (0.88%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.88%) VBScript
13 3 (0.66%) COBOL
13 3 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 53 (11.67%) Security Cleared
2 43 (9.47%) SC Cleared
3 33 (7.27%) Degree
4 11 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (1.98%) CCNP
5 9 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (1.98%) CISSP
6 6 (1.32%) MCSE
7 4 (0.88%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.66%) CEH
8 3 (0.66%) CEPT
8 3 (0.66%) CREST Certified
9 2 (0.44%) CBAP
9 2 (0.44%) CISM
9 2 (0.44%) CPTE
9 2 (0.44%) GPEN
9 2 (0.44%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.44%) PMP
9 2 (0.44%) RHCE
9 2 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.52%) PCI DSS
2 10 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.32%) SLA
4 5 (1.10%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.66%) WAI
5 3 (0.66%) WCAG
6 2 (0.44%) COBIT
6 2 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.44%) HL7
7 1 (0.22%) GxP
7 1 (0.22%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.22%) MiFID
7 1 (0.22%) QA
7 1 (0.22%) RMADS
7 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 61 (13.44%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.74%) Virtual Servers
3 15 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (1.32%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 5 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.44%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.44%) Docker
8 2 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.44%) Samba
8 2 (0.44%) UAG
8 2 (0.44%) vCloud
8 2 (0.44%) vSphere
9 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.22%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (4.41%) SCCM
2 9 (1.98%) SCOM
3 6 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (1.10%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (1.10%) Nessus
5 4 (0.88%) WSUS
6 3 (0.66%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.66%) Nagios
6 3 (0.66%) SCVMM
6 3 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.44%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.44%) NetVault Backup
7 2 (0.44%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.44%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.44%) SCSM
8 1 (0.22%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.22%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 131 (28.85%) Oracle
2 121 (26.65%) Microsoft
3 40 (8.81%) SAP
4 27 (5.95%) Cisco
5 26 (5.73%) IBM
5 26 (5.73%) VMware
6 18 (3.96%) Misys
6 18 (3.96%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (3.08%) F5
8 13 (2.86%) Citrix
8 13 (2.86%) Juniper
9 12 (2.64%) CheckPoint
9 12 (2.64%) Dell
10 10 (2.20%) HP
10 10 (2.20%) Splunk
11 9 (1.98%) LogRhythm
12 8 (1.76%) LogLogic
12 8 (1.76%) Red Hat
12 8 (1.76%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
13 7 (1.54%) Varonis
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