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 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 406 395 402
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 221 233 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.45% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.48% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 124 115
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £300 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £404 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £33.97 - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.00
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
48700 48807 46973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.77% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32117 30128 29195
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
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 average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1383 1957 1952
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 May 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -63 90 £450 -1.90% 41
South East -2 55 £450 +16.12% 26
East of England +31 24 £403 +3.87% 8
North West -15 13 £355 -26.80% 11
South West +10 12 £404 -5.00% 3
West Midlands -8 12 £425 +32.81% 8
East Midlands +12 8 £413 -8.33% 1
North East -25 5 £320 -17.94%
Yorkshire +2 3 £475 - 3
Technical Consultant
UK

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 119 (29.24%) Microsoft
2 91 (22.36%) Oracle
3 84 (20.64%) SQL
4 71 (17.44%) Finance
5 69 (16.95%) Windows
6 62 (15.23%) Migration
7 56 (13.76%) CRM
8 50 (12.29%) Active Directory
9 49 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
10 48 (11.79%) Java
11 46 (11.30%) Security Cleared
12 45 (11.06%) .NET
12 45 (11.06%) Dynamics CRM
13 44 (10.81%) C#
13 44 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
14 43 (10.57%) MS Excel
14 43 (10.57%) Workflow
15 40 (9.83%) SQL Server
15 40 (9.83%) SAP
15 40 (9.83%) Business Intelligence
16 37 (9.09%) Office 365
17 36 (8.85%) Oracle EBS
18 35 (8.60%) JavaScript
19 33 (8.11%) Oracle Reports
19 33 (8.11%) SC Cleared
20 32 (7.86%) Oracle EBS R12
20 32 (7.86%) PL/SQL
21 31 (7.62%) Document Management
21 31 (7.62%) Linux
21 31 (7.62%) ITIL

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 31 (7.62%) SharePoint
2 21 (5.16%) Oracle Workflow
3 17 (4.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 16 (3.93%) WebLogic
5 15 (3.69%) Skype for Business
6 11 (2.70%) CMS
6 11 (2.70%) IIS
6 11 (2.70%) MS Exchange
7 9 (2.21%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (1.47%) LiveCycle
9 5 (1.23%) Apache
9 5 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (1.23%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.74%) Confluence
10 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.74%) NetWeaver
10 3 (0.74%) nginx
10 3 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.74%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 43 (10.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.72%) MS Office
3 3 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.49%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.49%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 45 (11.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (8.85%) Oracle EBS
3 32 (7.86%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (3.44%) Oracle Applications
5 10 (2.46%) Oracle 11i
6 9 (2.21%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (1.47%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (1.47%) Oracle Receivables
8 5 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (1.23%) Oracle General Ledger
9 4 (0.98%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.98%) SAP FI
10 3 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.74%) Oracle Cash Management
10 3 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.74%) SAP CO
11 2 (0.49%) OpenText Process Suite
11 2 (0.49%) Oracle Retail
11 2 (0.49%) PeopleSoft HCM
11 2 (0.49%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 44 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (9.09%) Office 365
3 15 (3.69%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (1.97%) Force.com
6 7 (1.72%) Yammer
7 4 (0.98%) Heroku
7 4 (0.98%) Taleo
8 3 (0.74%) IaaS
9 2 (0.49%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.25%) GitHub
10 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.25%) PaaS
10 1 (0.25%) Route 53
10 1 (0.25%) SaaS
10 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.65%) Firewall
2 19 (4.67%) DNS
3 14 (3.44%) LDAP
4 13 (3.19%) VPN
5 12 (2.95%) Internet
5 12 (2.95%) SAN
6 9 (2.21%) TCP/IP
7 8 (1.97%) DHCP
7 8 (1.97%) HTTP
7 8 (1.97%) SSL
7 8 (1.97%) WAN
8 7 (1.72%) Skype
9 5 (1.23%) iSCSI
9 5 (1.23%) Network Security
10 4 (0.98%) IPsec
10 4 (0.98%) LAN
10 4 (0.98%) Wireless
11 3 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (0.74%) VLAN
12 2 (0.49%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (9.83%) SQL Server
2 33 (8.11%) Oracle Reports
3 19 (4.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (4.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 13 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (2.21%) Oracle Database
6 9 (2.21%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.97%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (1.72%) Big Data
8 7 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.47%) DB2
9 6 (1.47%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.23%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (1.23%) SAP Data Services
11 4 (0.98%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (0.98%) Power BI
12 3 (0.74%) DataStage
12 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (5.65%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.47%) JIRA
4 5 (1.23%) LSMW
4 5 (1.23%) MSTest
4 5 (1.23%) NUnit
5 4 (0.98%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.74%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.74%) JMeter
7 2 (0.49%) Gerrit
7 2 (0.49%) Metasploit
7 2 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.49%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.25%) AppScan
8 1 (0.25%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.25%) Mocha
8 1 (0.25%) MorphX
8 1 (0.25%) Selenium
8 1 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 71 (17.44%) Finance
2 20 (4.91%) Retail
3 17 (4.18%) Banking
4 14 (3.44%) Advertising
5 12 (2.95%) Marketing
6 10 (2.46%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.97%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.23%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.74%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.74%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.74%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.49%) Military
11 1 (0.25%) Automotive
11 1 (0.25%) Billing
11 1 (0.25%) Electronics
11 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.25%) International Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Law
11 1 (0.25%) Local Government
11 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (11.06%) .NET
2 27 (6.63%) HTML
3 24 (5.90%) XML
4 23 (5.65%) CSS
5 22 (5.41%) Web Services
6 21 (5.16%) COM
7 16 (3.93%) SOAP
8 11 (2.70%) WCF
9 10 (2.46%) Visualforce
10 9 (2.21%) .NET Framework
10 9 (2.21%) Middleware
11 7 (1.72%) Ajax
12 6 (1.47%) AngularJS
12 6 (1.47%) ASP.NET
12 6 (1.47%) Entity Framework
12 6 (1.47%) jQuery
12 6 (1.47%) Unity DI Container
13 5 (1.23%) Oracle Fusion
13 5 (1.23%) REST
13 5 (1.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.44%) Computer Science
2 14 (3.44%) Data Centre
3 12 (2.95%) Mobile App
4 8 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.72%) Replication
6 6 (1.47%) CMDB
6 6 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.47%) PKI
7 5 (1.23%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.23%) Clustering
7 5 (1.23%) Visualisation
8 4 (0.98%) Data Integration
8 4 (0.98%) Data Structures
8 4 (0.98%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.74%) Economics
9 3 (0.74%) EqualLogic
9 3 (0.74%) Pharmacovigilance
9 3 (0.74%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 69 (16.95%) Windows
2 31 (7.62%) Linux
3 27 (6.63%) Unix
4 22 (5.41%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.46%) AIX
5 10 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.47%) Android
8 6 (1.47%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.47%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.23%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.98%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.98%) VMS
10 4 (0.98%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.74%) Solaris
12 2 (0.49%) NetWare
12 2 (0.49%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (15.23%) Migration
2 56 (13.76%) CRM
3 49 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (10.57%) Workflow
5 40 (9.83%) Business Intelligence
6 31 (7.62%) Document Management
6 31 (7.62%) ITIL
7 29 (7.13%) Data Migration
8 28 (6.88%) Scrum
9 22 (5.41%) Business Analysis
9 22 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
9 22 (5.41%) Presales
10 21 (5.16%) ERP
11 19 (4.67%) Security Architecture
11 19 (4.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (4.18%) Project Management
12 17 (4.18%) Technical Architecture
13 16 (3.93%) ETL
14 15 (3.69%) Service Management
14 15 (3.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 84 (20.64%) SQL
2 48 (11.79%) Java
3 44 (10.81%) C#
4 35 (8.60%) JavaScript
5 32 (7.86%) PL/SQL
6 22 (5.41%) PowerShell
7 15 (3.69%) Shell Script
8 10 (2.46%) Apex Code
8 10 (2.46%) Perl
8 10 (2.46%) Python
9 8 (1.97%) Bash Shell
9 8 (1.97%) C
10 7 (1.72%) ABAP
11 5 (1.23%) Korn
12 4 (0.98%) C++
12 4 (0.98%) COBOL
12 4 (0.98%) SOQL
12 4 (0.98%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.74%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (11.30%) Security Cleared
2 33 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 30 (7.37%) Degree
4 15 (3.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.97%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.72%) CISSP
7 5 (1.23%) MCITP
7 5 (1.23%) MCSE
7 5 (1.23%) MCTS
8 4 (0.98%) CBAP
9 3 (0.74%) CISM
9 3 (0.74%) MCSA
9 3 (0.74%) MCSD
10 2 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.49%) CISA
10 2 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.25%) CompTIA Security+
11 1 (0.25%) CREST Certified
11 1 (0.25%) GSSP-JAVA
11 1 (0.25%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.97%) QA
2 4 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.74%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.49%) COBIT
4 2 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.49%) GPG13
4 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.49%) WCAG
5 1 (0.25%) RMADS
5 1 (0.25%) SEPA
5 1 (0.25%) SLA
5 1 (0.25%) Solvency II
System Software
1 50 (12.29%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.19%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.98%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (0.74%) UAG
5 3 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.49%) Docker
6 2 (0.49%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.49%) Samba
6 2 (0.49%) vSphere
7 1 (0.25%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.25%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.25%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (2.46%) SCCM
2 6 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.23%) Control-M
4 4 (0.98%) Nagios
4 4 (0.98%) SCVMM
4 4 (0.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (0.98%) WSUS
5 3 (0.74%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (0.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (0.74%) Nessus
5 3 (0.74%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.74%) Puppet
6 2 (0.49%) Grafana
6 2 (0.49%) Graphite
6 2 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.49%) Terraform
6 2 (0.49%) Windows Intune
7 1 (0.25%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.25%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 119 (29.24%) Microsoft
2 91 (22.36%) Oracle
3 40 (9.83%) SAP
4 22 (5.41%) VMware
5 20 (4.91%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (2.95%) Citrix
7 9 (2.21%) Adobe
7 9 (2.21%) Cisco
7 9 (2.21%) Dell
7 9 (2.21%) Infor
8 8 (1.97%) Informatica
8 8 (1.97%) Symantec
9 7 (1.72%) ServiceNow
10 6 (1.47%) HP
10 6 (1.47%) IBM
10 6 (1.47%) NetApp
10 6 (1.47%) Siebel
11 5 (1.23%) BMC
11 5 (1.23%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.23%) EMC
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