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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 415 407 397
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 202 223 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.44% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.46% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 124 111
Median daily rate £430 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.37% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £320 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £33.97 - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50
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
46674 48291 46317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.89% 94.80% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 30793 30976 28892
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1388 1837 1891
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 30 June 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
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 30 June 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 -5 99 £450 - 40
South East -10 24 £450 +12.50% 21
West Midlands -9 23 £413 -13.15% 5
South West +15 12 £275 -37.14% 6
East of England +17 10 £500 +23.83% 7
North West -25 10 £425 -10.29% 4
North East -47 10 £424 +13.00% 1
Yorkshire +13 7 £363 +8.20% 5
East Midlands +8 6 £400 -11.11% 3
Midlands - 3 £500 -
Technical Consultant
UK

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 120 (29.13%) Microsoft
2 109 (26.46%) SQL
3 104 (25.24%) Oracle
4 78 (18.93%) Finance
5 75 (18.20%) Windows
6 72 (17.48%) Migration
7 65 (15.78%) Java
8 64 (15.53%) CRM
9 61 (14.81%) Active Directory
10 53 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
11 52 (12.62%) .NET
12 51 (12.38%) SQL Server
12 51 (12.38%) Microsoft Azure
13 48 (11.65%) HTML
14 47 (11.41%) Dynamics CRM
15 46 (11.17%) Workflow
15 46 (11.17%) Linux
15 46 (11.17%) Security Cleared
16 44 (10.68%) C#
17 41 (9.95%) Business Intelligence
18 40 (9.71%) JavaScript
18 40 (9.71%) SAP
19 39 (9.47%) MS Excel
20 37 (8.98%) Oracle EBS R12
21 36 (8.74%) Web Services
21 36 (8.74%) SC Cleared
22 34 (8.25%) Office 365
22 34 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
22 34 (8.25%) PL/SQL
23 33 (8.01%) XML

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 33 (8.01%) SharePoint
2 22 (5.34%) Oracle Workflow
2 22 (5.34%) WebLogic
3 18 (4.37%) Skype for Business
4 15 (3.64%) Tomcat
4 15 (3.64%) WebSphere
5 13 (3.16%) JBoss
6 12 (2.91%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (2.91%) IIS
6 12 (2.91%) WebLogic Portal
7 11 (2.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 10 (2.43%) MS Exchange
9 6 (1.46%) CMS
10 5 (1.21%) Apache
10 5 (1.21%) LiveCycle
10 5 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.97%) NetWeaver
12 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.73%) nginx
12 3 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 39 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.21%) MS Project
3 3 (0.73%) MS Office
4 2 (0.49%) Windchill
5 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 47 (11.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (8.98%) Oracle EBS R12
3 33 (8.01%) Oracle EBS
4 19 (4.61%) Oracle Applications
5 16 (3.88%) Oracle Payables
6 15 (3.64%) Oracle Receivables
7 12 (2.91%) Oracle General Ledger
8 8 (1.94%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (1.94%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (1.21%) Oracle 11i
10 4 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.97%) Oracle Cash Management
10 4 (0.97%) Oracle CRM
10 4 (0.97%) Oracle iProcurement
10 4 (0.97%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 3 (0.73%) Oracle FAH
11 3 (0.73%) Oracle Payroll
12 2 (0.49%) Oracle Assets
12 2 (0.49%) Radian6
12 2 (0.49%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 51 (12.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (8.25%) Office 365
3 14 (3.40%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (3.40%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (2.43%) Yammer
5 9 (2.18%) IaaS
6 7 (1.70%) Force.com
7 5 (1.21%) PaaS
8 4 (0.97%) Heroku
8 4 (0.97%) SaaS
9 3 (0.73%) Taleo
10 2 (0.49%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.24%) AdSense
11 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.24%) Route 53
11 1 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.07%) Firewall
2 18 (4.37%) DNS
3 14 (3.40%) LDAP
4 12 (2.91%) SAN
5 11 (2.67%) Internet
5 11 (2.67%) VPN
6 9 (2.18%) iSCSI
7 7 (1.70%) DHCP
7 7 (1.70%) HTTP
7 7 (1.70%) Skype
7 7 (1.70%) WAN
8 6 (1.46%) Network Security
8 6 (1.46%) SSL
8 6 (1.46%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.21%) LAN
10 4 (0.97%) AMQP
10 4 (0.97%) IPsec
10 4 (0.97%) MQTT
10 4 (0.97%) Wireless
11 3 (0.73%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (12.38%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.07%) Oracle Reports
3 24 (5.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (4.13%) DB2
5 14 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (2.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 9 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (1.94%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.46%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.21%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (0.97%) Big Data
11 4 (0.97%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.97%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.97%) SAP Data Services
12 3 (0.73%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.73%) Power BI
12 3 (0.73%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (2.67%) Log4j
1 11 (2.67%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.94%) MSTest
3 8 (1.94%) NUnit
4 4 (0.97%) LSMW
5 3 (0.73%) MorphX
6 2 (0.49%) Gerrit
6 2 (0.49%) JIRA
6 2 (0.49%) Metasploit
6 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.24%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.24%) Selenium
7 1 (0.24%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.24%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 78 (18.93%) Finance
2 25 (6.07%) Retail
3 22 (5.34%) Banking
4 12 (2.91%) Advertising
5 11 (2.67%) Back Office
5 11 (2.67%) Marketing
6 8 (1.94%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.94%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.70%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.46%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.73%) Automotive
9 3 (0.73%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.73%) Local Government
10 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.49%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.24%) Front Office
11 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (12.62%) .NET
2 48 (11.65%) HTML
3 36 (8.74%) Web Services
4 33 (8.01%) XML
5 32 (7.77%) CSS
6 21 (5.10%) COM
7 19 (4.61%) SOAP
8 16 (3.88%) WCF
9 12 (2.91%) Java EE
9 12 (2.91%) JMS
9 12 (2.91%) JSP
10 11 (2.67%) .NET Framework
10 11 (2.67%) Middleware
11 9 (2.18%) Entity Framework
11 9 (2.18%) REST
11 9 (2.18%) Unity DI Container
11 9 (2.18%) Visualforce
12 8 (1.94%) RESTful
13 7 (1.70%) jQuery
14 5 (1.21%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.40%) Data Centre
3 13 (3.16%) Mobile App
4 12 (2.91%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.18%) Replication
7 7 (1.70%) Clustering
7 7 (1.70%) EqualLogic
7 7 (1.70%) PKI
8 5 (1.21%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.21%) CMDB
8 5 (1.21%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.21%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.73%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.73%) Economics
9 3 (0.73%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.73%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.73%) Pharmacovigilance
10 2 (0.49%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (0.49%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 75 (18.20%) Windows
2 46 (11.17%) Linux
3 29 (7.04%) Unix
4 26 (6.31%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.43%) Windows 10
5 10 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (2.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.94%) AIX
7 8 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.70%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.46%) Android
9 6 (1.46%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.46%) VMS
10 4 (0.97%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.97%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.73%) HPUX
11 3 (0.73%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.73%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (17.48%) Migration
2 64 (15.53%) CRM
3 53 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (11.17%) Workflow
5 41 (9.95%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (7.04%) Data Migration
6 29 (7.04%) ITIL
7 28 (6.80%) Document Management
8 27 (6.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (6.31%) Data Modelling
10 24 (5.83%) Business Analysis
11 21 (5.10%) Technical Architecture
11 21 (5.10%) TOGAF
12 20 (4.85%) Scrum
13 19 (4.61%) Project Management
13 19 (4.61%) Waterfall
13 19 (4.61%) Zachman Framework
14 18 (4.37%) Enterprise Architecture
14 18 (4.37%) SDLC
15 17 (4.13%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 109 (26.46%) SQL
2 65 (15.78%) Java
3 44 (10.68%) C#
4 40 (9.71%) JavaScript
5 34 (8.25%) PL/SQL
6 20 (4.85%) PowerShell
7 12 (2.91%) C
8 10 (2.43%) Perl
9 9 (2.18%) ABAP
9 9 (2.18%) Apex Code
10 8 (1.94%) Python
11 7 (1.70%) C++
12 6 (1.46%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.21%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.21%) Korn
14 4 (0.97%) COBOL
14 4 (0.97%) SOQL
14 4 (0.97%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.73%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (11.17%) Security Cleared
2 36 (8.74%) SC Cleared
3 30 (7.28%) Degree
4 13 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.46%) CISSP
5 6 (1.46%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.46%) MCITP
5 6 (1.46%) MCTS
6 5 (1.21%) MCSE
7 3 (0.73%) CBAP
7 3 (0.73%) CISM
8 2 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.49%) CEH
8 2 (0.49%) CEPT
8 2 (0.49%) CISA
8 2 (0.49%) CREST Certified
8 2 (0.49%) MCSA
8 2 (0.49%) MCSD
8 2 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.24%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.46%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.97%) WCAG
4 3 (0.73%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.73%) SLA
4 3 (0.73%) WAI
5 2 (0.49%) COBIT
5 2 (0.49%) GPG13
6 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.24%) QA
6 1 (0.24%) RMADS
6 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 61 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.88%) Hyper-V
2 16 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.94%) Virtual Servers
4 7 (1.70%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.46%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.73%) UAG
8 2 (0.49%) Docker
8 2 (0.49%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.49%) Samba
9 1 (0.24%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.24%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.24%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (4.13%) SCCM
2 7 (1.70%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.21%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (0.97%) AirWatch
4 4 (0.97%) SCOM
4 4 (0.97%) SCVMM
4 4 (0.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (0.97%) WSUS
5 3 (0.73%) Control-M
5 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.73%) Nagios
5 3 (0.73%) Nessus
5 3 (0.73%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.49%) NetVault Backup
6 2 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.49%) Puppet
6 2 (0.49%) Terraform
7 1 (0.24%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.24%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 120 (29.13%) Microsoft
2 104 (25.24%) Oracle
3 40 (9.71%) SAP
4 23 (5.58%) Salesforce.com
4 23 (5.58%) VMware
5 17 (4.13%) IBM
6 14 (3.40%) Citrix
7 11 (2.67%) Infor
7 11 (2.67%) Misys
8 10 (2.43%) Dell
9 8 (1.94%) HP
9 8 (1.94%) Siebel
10 7 (1.70%) ServiceNow
11 6 (1.46%) Adobe
11 6 (1.46%) BMC
11 6 (1.46%) NetApp
12 5 (1.21%) CA
12 5 (1.21%) Cisco
12 5 (1.21%) Google
12 5 (1.21%) Remedy
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