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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 393 372 368
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 191 184 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.39% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.42% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 87 89
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £315 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £418 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £61.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
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
45626 43383 41175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.03% 92.64% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29592 26643 23710
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £229 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1873 1913 2427
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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 +31 83 £450 - 34
South East -53 42 £450 +5.88% 18
South West -23 14 £463 +8.82% 5
West Midlands +2 11 £400 +8.10% 6
Yorkshire -7 10 £500 +29.03% 4
North West -21 9 £450 +0.55% 12
East Midlands +14 8 £400 +8.10% 2
East of England -13 5 £450 +12.50% 3
North East -25 4 £380 -
Midlands +1 2 £475 +72.72%
Technical Consultant
UK

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 112 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 92 (22.55%) Oracle
3 86 (21.08%) SQL
4 75 (18.38%) Finance
5 69 (16.91%) Windows
6 49 (12.01%) Migration
7 45 (11.03%) SharePoint
8 42 (10.29%) Cisco
8 42 (10.29%) Security Cleared
9 40 (9.80%) VMware
9 40 (9.80%) ITIL
10 36 (8.82%) SAP
10 36 (8.82%) Oracle EBS
10 36 (8.82%) Oracle EBS R12
11 35 (8.58%) .NET
12 34 (8.33%) PL/SQL
13 33 (8.09%) HTML
13 33 (8.09%) MS Excel
13 33 (8.09%) SC Cleared
14 32 (7.84%) Active Directory
14 32 (7.84%) SQL Server
15 31 (7.60%) CRM
16 30 (7.35%) Web Services
16 30 (7.35%) XML
17 28 (6.86%) Linux
18 27 (6.62%) Workflow
18 27 (6.62%) Advertising
19 26 (6.37%) Java
20 25 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
21 24 (5.88%) Oracle Payables

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 45 (11.03%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.90%) Oracle Workflow
3 17 (4.17%) MS Exchange
4 12 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (2.45%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (1.96%) IIS
8 7 (1.72%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (1.47%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.47%) NetWeaver
10 5 (1.23%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.23%) Apache
10 5 (1.23%) Lync
11 4 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.74%) SAP EP
12 3 (0.74%) JBoss
13 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 33 (8.09%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.94%) MS Office
3 9 (2.21%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.25%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 36 (8.82%) Oracle EBS
1 36 (8.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 24 (5.88%) Oracle Payables
2 24 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 23 (5.64%) Oracle Receivables
4 22 (5.39%) Oracle General Ledger
5 21 (5.15%) Oracle Applications
6 16 (3.92%) Oracle Financials
7 15 (3.68%) Dynamics AX
7 15 (3.68%) Oracle Assets
8 14 (3.43%) Oracle Cash Management
8 14 (3.43%) Agresso
9 9 (2.21%) Oracle 11i
10 8 (1.96%) Oracle iProcurement
11 7 (1.72%) Oracle HRMS
12 6 (1.47%) SAP HCM
13 4 (0.98%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 3 (0.74%) SAP BPC
14 3 (0.74%) SAP IS-U
14 3 (0.74%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.45%) Office 365
2 3 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.39%) Firewall
2 18 (4.41%) LDAP
3 16 (3.92%) SSL
4 14 (3.43%) OSPF
5 13 (3.19%) BGP
6 12 (2.94%) MPLS
6 12 (2.94%) VPN
7 11 (2.70%) TCP/IP
7 11 (2.70%) LAN
7 11 (2.70%) WAN
8 10 (2.45%) Internet
8 10 (2.45%) Cisco PIX
9 9 (2.21%) DNS
10 8 (1.96%) SAN
11 7 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (1.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 6 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (1.47%) Network Security
13 5 (1.23%) DHCP
14 4 (0.98%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.64%) Oracle Reports
3 13 (3.19%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 11 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.23%) Oracle Discoverer
9 4 (0.98%) DB2
9 4 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.98%) MySQL
9 4 (0.98%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (0.74%) SAP Data Services
10 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.74%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.74%) SAP BW
10 3 (0.74%) SAP BI
10 3 (0.74%) Essbase
11 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 17 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (1.23%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.49%) LSMW
3 2 (0.49%) Artifactory
3 2 (0.49%) PowerBuilder
3 2 (0.49%) JIRA
3 2 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.25%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (0.25%) MSI
4 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.25%) Toad
4 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.25%) Subversion
4 1 (0.25%) Maven
General
1 75 (18.38%) Finance
2 27 (6.62%) Advertising
3 20 (4.90%) Banking
4 12 (2.94%) Retail
5 10 (2.45%) General Ledger
6 9 (2.21%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.21%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.96%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.72%) Front Office
8 7 (1.72%) Back Office
9 3 (0.74%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.74%) Marketing
10 1 (0.25%) French Language
10 1 (0.25%) Norwegian Language
10 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.25%) Billing
10 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.25%) Electronics
10 1 (0.25%) Automotive
10 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (8.58%) .NET
2 33 (8.09%) HTML
3 30 (7.35%) Web Services
3 30 (7.35%) XML
4 22 (5.39%) SOAP
5 16 (3.92%) ASP.NET
6 14 (3.43%) CSS
6 14 (3.43%) REST
7 12 (2.94%) Ajax
8 10 (2.45%) COM
9 8 (1.96%) J2EE
9 8 (1.96%) SAML
10 6 (1.47%) Middleware
10 6 (1.47%) DOM
11 5 (1.23%) XSLT
12 4 (0.98%) Java EE
12 4 (0.98%) jQuery
12 4 (0.98%) WebCenter
12 4 (0.98%) HTML5
13 3 (0.74%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (2.94%) CMDB
3 11 (2.70%) Fat Client
3 11 (2.70%) Thin Client
4 10 (2.45%) Data Structures
5 7 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 7 (1.72%) Mainframe
6 6 (1.47%) Open Source
7 3 (0.74%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (0.74%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.74%) Replication
7 3 (0.74%) Clustering
7 3 (0.74%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.74%) Blackberry
7 3 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.49%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.49%) iPad
8 2 (0.49%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.49%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 69 (16.91%) Windows
2 28 (6.86%) Linux
3 22 (5.39%) UNIX
4 16 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (3.92%) Windows 7
5 15 (3.68%) Solaris
6 11 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.96%) AIX
9 4 (0.98%) zOS
9 4 (0.98%) Android
9 4 (0.98%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.74%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.49%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.49%) Debian
12 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.25%) CentOS
12 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (12.01%) Migration
2 40 (9.80%) ITIL
3 31 (7.60%) CRM
4 27 (6.62%) Workflow
5 24 (5.88%) Service Management
6 19 (4.66%) ERP
7 18 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (3.92%) Technical Architecture
9 15 (3.68%) ITSM
9 15 (3.68%) Data Migration
10 14 (3.43%) Service Delivery
11 12 (2.94%) Project Management
12 11 (2.70%) SOA
13 10 (2.45%) Identity Management
13 10 (2.45%) Business Analysis
13 10 (2.45%) Customer Engagement
13 10 (2.45%) ITIL V2
13 10 (2.45%) IT Asset Management
14 9 (2.21%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (21.08%) SQL
2 34 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 26 (6.37%) Java
4 23 (5.64%) C#
5 19 (4.66%) JavaScript
5 19 (4.66%) PowerShell
6 9 (2.21%) VBScript
7 7 (1.72%) C
8 5 (1.23%) PHP
8 5 (1.23%) C++
8 5 (1.23%) ABAP
8 5 (1.23%) SAPscript
9 4 (0.98%) Python
9 4 (0.98%) Perl
10 3 (0.74%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.74%) ActionScript
10 3 (0.74%) Ruby
10 3 (0.74%) X++
11 2 (0.49%) Groovy
11 2 (0.49%) JCL
Qualifications
1 42 (10.29%) Security Cleared
2 33 (8.09%) SC Cleared
3 21 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (4.17%) Degree
5 15 (3.68%) CCNP
6 8 (1.96%) MCSE
6 8 (1.96%) CCIE
6 8 (1.96%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.47%) CISSP
7 6 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.23%) CCNA
8 5 (1.23%) MCSA
8 5 (1.23%) MCITP
9 4 (0.98%) CCDP
10 3 (0.74%) CCDA
10 3 (0.74%) JNCIS
10 3 (0.74%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.49%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.45%) SLA
2 5 (1.23%) QA
3 3 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.25%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.25%) PAS 55
4 1 (0.25%) EMIR
4 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.25%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.25%) GxP
System Software
1 32 (7.84%) Active Directory
2 24 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.21%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.96%) XenApp
5 7 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (1.72%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.47%) vSphere
7 3 (0.74%) XenServer
8 2 (0.49%) RACF
8 2 (0.49%) IAG
8 2 (0.49%) Brightmail
9 1 (0.25%) NFS
9 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.25%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.25%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.25%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.25%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 16 (3.92%) SCCM
2 10 (2.45%) HP UCMDB
3 5 (1.23%) Control-M
3 5 (1.23%) SCOrch
4 4 (0.98%) Puppet
5 3 (0.74%) WMI
5 3 (0.74%) WSUS
5 3 (0.74%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (0.74%) SCOM
6 2 (0.49%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.49%) Nagios
6 2 (0.49%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.49%) SCSM
7 1 (0.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.25%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.25%) OpenView
7 1 (0.25%) Legato
7 1 (0.25%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 112 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 92 (22.55%) Oracle
3 42 (10.29%) Cisco
4 40 (9.80%) VMware
5 36 (8.82%) SAP
6 21 (5.15%) CheckPoint
7 20 (4.90%) HP
8 19 (4.66%) Juniper
8 19 (4.66%) F5
9 18 (4.41%) Citrix
10 13 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (2.94%) IBM
11 12 (2.94%) Riverbed
12 11 (2.70%) Dell
13 10 (2.45%) Red Hat
13 10 (2.45%) ServiceNow
14 9 (2.21%) 3PAR
15 7 (1.72%) BMC
15 7 (1.72%) NetApp
16 6 (1.47%) CA
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