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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 393 384 383
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 217 215 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.42% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.45% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 113 99
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +39.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 £35.61
% change year-on-year
- +33.38%
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
50008 47259 44708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.82% 92.32% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32538 29202 27164
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
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 1871 1881 1962
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 September 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 September 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 -27 82 £450 -5.26% 55
South East -34 35 £400 -1.53% 29
North West +3 34 £473 -14.09% 12
Yorkshire -17 22 £500 +0.40% 10
West Midlands +19 17 £488 -2.50% 8
East of England +1 12 £466 +16.56% 4
South West -1 11 £413 +117.10% 5
Midlands +6 2 - - 1
East Midlands -14 2 - - 2
North East - 1 £375 -
Technical Consultant
UK

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 89 (21.50%) SQL
2 84 (20.29%) Windows
3 81 (19.57%) Finance
4 71 (17.15%) Microsoft
5 68 (16.43%) Migration
6 63 (15.22%) Oracle
7 57 (13.77%) Security Cleared
8 49 (11.84%) VMware
9 46 (11.11%) SC Cleared
9 46 (11.11%) Linux
10 42 (10.14%) ITIL
11 38 (9.18%) CRM
12 37 (8.94%) Java
13 36 (8.70%) SQL Server
14 35 (8.45%) Firewall
15 34 (8.21%) XML
16 31 (7.49%) MS Excel
17 30 (7.25%) .NET
17 30 (7.25%) Cisco
17 30 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
18 29 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
19 28 (6.76%) Active Directory
19 28 (6.76%) SharePoint
20 27 (6.52%) Project Management
20 27 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
21 26 (6.28%) Windows Server 2012
21 26 (6.28%) Degree
22 25 (6.04%) Data Migration
22 25 (6.04%) Web Services
23 24 (5.80%) Citrix

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 28 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 14 (3.38%) IIS
4 9 (2.17%) CMS
4 9 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
5 8 (1.93%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.93%) MS Exchange
5 8 (1.93%) Lync
6 7 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (1.69%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.21%) GlassFish
7 5 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.21%) Apache
8 4 (0.97%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.97%) Drupal
8 4 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.72%) Kentico
9 3 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 31 (7.49%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (0.97%) MS Office
3 3 (0.72%) MS Project
4 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 22 (5.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (4.83%) Oracle EBS
3 17 (4.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (2.90%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (1.45%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (1.21%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (1.21%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.72%) Oracle iProcurement
8 3 (0.72%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.48%) Agresso
9 2 (0.48%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 2 (0.48%) IntelliMatch
9 2 (0.48%) SAP MM
10 1 (0.24%) SAP FSCM
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.90%) Office 365
2 5 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.72%) SaaS
4 3 (0.72%) IaaS
5 2 (0.48%) Force.com
5 2 (0.48%) PaaS
5 2 (0.48%) Taleo
6 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.24%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 35 (8.45%) Firewall
2 19 (4.59%) SSL
3 16 (3.86%) SAN
4 14 (3.38%) LDAP
5 13 (3.14%) Internet
6 12 (2.90%) VPN
6 12 (2.90%) DNS
6 12 (2.90%) LAN
7 10 (2.42%) WAN
7 10 (2.42%) Network Security
8 9 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (1.93%) TCP/IP
9 8 (1.93%) MPLS
10 7 (1.69%) OSPF
10 7 (1.69%) BGP
10 7 (1.69%) DHCP
11 5 (1.21%) IPsec
11 5 (1.21%) NAS
12 4 (0.97%) HTTP
13 3 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (2.66%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (2.42%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.93%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.93%) DB2
5 8 (1.93%) Oracle Discoverer
6 7 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.45%) MySQL
7 6 (1.45%) SAP Data Services
8 5 (1.21%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 5 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.21%) SAP BW
9 4 (0.97%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Power View
10 3 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 9 (2.17%) PeopleTools
2 8 (1.93%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (1.93%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.21%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.97%) SonarQube
4 4 (0.97%) Selenium
4 4 (0.97%) LSMW
4 4 (0.97%) Subversion
5 3 (0.72%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.72%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.48%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.48%) MorphX
6 2 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.24%) MSI
7 1 (0.24%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.24%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.24%) JMeter
7 1 (0.24%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.24%) Toad
General
1 81 (19.57%) Finance
2 24 (5.80%) Banking
3 16 (3.86%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.66%) Financial Institution
5 10 (2.42%) Advertising
6 8 (1.93%) Retail
7 7 (1.69%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.69%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.21%) Back Office
9 3 (0.72%) Billing
9 3 (0.72%) Marketing
10 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.48%) Law
11 1 (0.24%) Publishing
11 1 (0.24%) Danish Language
11 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.24%) French Language
11 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (8.21%) XML
2 30 (7.25%) .NET
3 25 (6.04%) Web Services
4 18 (4.35%) HTML
5 15 (3.62%) SOAP
6 10 (2.42%) CSS
6 10 (2.42%) Middleware
7 8 (1.93%) ASP.NET
7 8 (1.93%) Ajax
8 7 (1.69%) COM
9 6 (1.45%) XSLT
9 6 (1.45%) WSDL
9 6 (1.45%) SAML
10 5 (1.21%) J2EE
10 5 (1.21%) JSP
10 5 (1.21%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.97%) LAMP
11 4 (0.97%) CGI
11 4 (0.97%) EDI
11 4 (0.97%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.86%) Data Centre
3 11 (2.66%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.42%) Clustering
5 7 (1.69%) CMDB
6 6 (1.45%) Visualisation
6 6 (1.45%) HP Storage
6 6 (1.45%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.97%) Mathematics
7 4 (0.97%) Tandem
7 4 (0.97%) Mainframe
7 4 (0.97%) Client/Server
7 4 (0.97%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.97%) FMCG
7 4 (0.97%) DataPower
8 3 (0.72%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.72%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.72%) Cryptography
8 3 (0.72%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 84 (20.29%) Windows
2 46 (11.11%) Linux
3 27 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (6.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (4.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (4.59%) UNIX
6 19 (4.59%) Windows 7
7 12 (2.90%) Solaris
8 8 (1.93%) Ubuntu
9 5 (1.21%) AIX
10 2 (0.48%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.48%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.48%) Android
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (16.43%) Migration
2 42 (10.14%) ITIL
3 38 (9.18%) CRM
4 30 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (6.52%) Project Management
6 25 (6.04%) Data Migration
7 23 (5.56%) Scrum
8 19 (4.59%) PRINCE2
9 17 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (3.86%) Capacity Planning
11 15 (3.62%) Workflow
11 15 (3.62%) Service Management
11 15 (3.62%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (3.38%) Service Delivery
12 14 (3.38%) Document Management
12 14 (3.38%) Security Architecture
13 13 (3.14%) SOA
14 12 (2.90%) Technical Architecture
15 11 (2.66%) ITSM
16 10 (2.42%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 89 (21.50%) SQL
2 37 (8.94%) Java
3 21 (5.07%) C#
3 21 (5.07%) PL/SQL
4 20 (4.83%) JavaScript
5 12 (2.90%) PowerShell
6 9 (2.17%) X++
7 8 (1.93%) Perl
7 8 (1.93%) PHP
7 8 (1.93%) ABAP
8 7 (1.69%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.45%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.21%) Ruby
10 5 (1.21%) Python
10 5 (1.21%) C
11 4 (0.97%) PeopleCode
11 4 (0.97%) Apex Code
12 3 (0.72%) VBScript
13 2 (0.48%) COBOL
13 2 (0.48%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 57 (13.77%) Security Cleared
2 46 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 26 (6.28%) Degree
4 9 (2.17%) DV Cleared
4 9 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.93%) CCNP
6 6 (1.45%) MCSE
6 6 (1.45%) CTC Cleared
6 6 (1.45%) HP MASE
7 3 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.72%) IBM Certification
7 3 (0.72%) CCIE
8 2 (0.48%) CISSP
8 2 (0.48%) MCSA
8 2 (0.48%) CCNA
9 1 (0.24%) CCDP
9 1 (0.24%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.24%) ACCA
9 1 (0.24%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.62%) QA
2 6 (1.45%) SLA
3 4 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.97%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (6.76%) Active Directory
3 15 (3.62%) vSphere
4 10 (2.42%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.42%) XenApp
5 5 (1.21%) Shibboleth
5 5 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.97%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.97%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.97%) Varnish
6 4 (0.97%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.48%) vCloud
7 2 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.48%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.48%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.48%) Samba
8 1 (0.24%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.24%) XenServer
8 1 (0.24%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.24%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 18 (4.35%) SCCM
2 9 (2.17%) SCOM
3 8 (1.93%) HP UCMDB
4 5 (1.21%) Puppet
5 4 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.97%) CA LISA
5 4 (0.97%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.48%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 2 (0.48%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.48%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.24%) Foglight
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.24%) Nessus
7 1 (0.24%) WMI
7 1 (0.24%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.24%) WSUS
7 1 (0.24%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.24%) BMC Marimba
Vendors
1 71 (17.15%) Microsoft
2 63 (15.22%) Oracle
3 49 (11.84%) VMware
4 30 (7.25%) Cisco
5 24 (5.80%) Citrix
6 23 (5.56%) SAP
7 22 (5.31%) HP
8 13 (3.14%) IBM
9 12 (2.90%) Juniper
10 10 (2.42%) Varonis
11 9 (2.17%) ServiceNow
11 9 (2.17%) PeopleSoft
12 8 (1.93%) EMC
12 8 (1.93%) CheckPoint
12 8 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (1.93%) 3PAR
13 6 (1.45%) AppSense
14 5 (1.21%) Mercator
14 5 (1.21%) Hyperion
14 5 (1.21%) F5
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