The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 382 331 369
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +38
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 190 225 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.48% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.52% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 117 109
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £276 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £26.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £24.38 -
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45701 43157 49006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28204 25919 28009
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1841 1967 2542
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.78 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Technical Consultant
UK

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 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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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 +11 88 £475 +11.76% 48
South East -12 43 £406 +18.18% 23
North West -8 12 £338 -20.58% 9
East of England -16 12 £415 -2.35% 5
Yorkshire +4 10 £498 +42.59% 2
East Midlands +5 8 £438 - 3
South West -43 4 £208 -44.66% 3
West Midlands -37 3 £450 +16.12% 5
Midlands - 1 £400 -
Technical Consultant
UK

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 97 (26.08%) Oracle
2 83 (22.31%) Microsoft
3 75 (20.16%) SQL
4 60 (16.13%) Finance
5 53 (14.25%) Windows
6 41 (11.02%) SAP
6 41 (11.02%) Migration
7 40 (10.75%) Security Cleared
8 37 (9.95%) VMware
8 37 (9.95%) PL/SQL
9 34 (9.14%) SQL Server
9 34 (9.14%) MS Excel
9 34 (9.14%) CRM
10 33 (8.87%) XML
11 32 (8.60%) SC Cleared
12 31 (8.33%) UNIX
13 30 (8.06%) SharePoint
14 28 (7.53%) Active Directory
14 28 (7.53%) Linux
15 27 (7.26%) Workflow
15 27 (7.26%) Oracle EBS
16 26 (6.99%) Java
16 26 (6.99%) ERP
16 26 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
17 25 (6.72%) HP
17 25 (6.72%) .NET
17 25 (6.72%) Oracle EBS R12
18 24 (6.45%) Oracle Forms
19 23 (6.18%) Cisco
19 23 (6.18%) Data Migration

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 30 (8.06%) SharePoint
2 21 (5.65%) Oracle Workflow
3 19 (5.11%) MS Exchange
4 10 (2.69%) IIS
5 9 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (1.88%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (1.61%) Lync
8 6 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.34%) SAS
9 5 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.81%) Apache
10 3 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.81%) Oracle Spatial
11 2 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.54%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.27%) CMS
12 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (9.14%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.96%) MS Office
3 6 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.27%) MS Project
5 1 (0.27%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 27 (7.26%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (6.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 20 (5.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (3.49%) Oracle Receivables
4 13 (3.49%) Oracle Payables
5 12 (3.23%) Oracle General Ledger
6 11 (2.96%) Oracle Financials
6 11 (2.96%) Oracle Applications
6 11 (2.96%) Oracle Retail
7 9 (2.42%) Oracle Cash Management
7 9 (2.42%) Oracle Assets
7 9 (2.42%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (1.34%) BPCS
9 5 (1.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (1.08%) Oracle HRMS
11 3 (0.81%) SAP CO
11 3 (0.81%) SAP IS-U
11 3 (0.81%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.81%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.42%) SaaS
2 3 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.54%) Force.com
3 2 (0.54%) Office 365
3 2 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.27%) IaaS
4 1 (0.27%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.23%) SAN
2 11 (2.96%) Internet
3 10 (2.69%) MPLS
4 9 (2.42%) SSL
5 7 (1.88%) BGP
5 7 (1.88%) VPN
5 7 (1.88%) LDAP
5 7 (1.88%) WAN
6 6 (1.61%) OSPF
7 5 (1.34%) Firewall
7 5 (1.34%) LAN
8 4 (1.08%) DNS
8 4 (1.08%) IP Telephony
8 4 (1.08%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (0.81%) NAS
9 3 (0.81%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (0.81%) InfiniBand
9 3 (0.81%) Wireless
9 3 (0.81%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.14%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.11%) Oracle Reports
3 12 (3.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 11 (2.96%) Oracle Database
4 11 (2.96%) SAP Data Services
5 9 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.88%) SAP BI
8 6 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.61%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (1.61%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (1.08%) OLAP
10 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.08%) Oracle Discoverer
11 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.81%) Big Data
11 3 (0.81%) SAP BW
11 3 (0.81%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 24 (6.45%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (2.15%) LSMW
3 7 (1.88%) ProC
4 3 (0.81%) JDeveloper
4 3 (0.81%) Subversion
5 2 (0.54%) Selenium
5 2 (0.54%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.54%) Toad
5 2 (0.54%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.27%) GDB
6 1 (0.27%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.27%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.27%) Synon
6 1 (0.27%) eCATT
6 1 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.27%) Maven
General
1 60 (16.13%) Finance
2 22 (5.91%) Retail
3 15 (4.03%) Banking
4 14 (3.76%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.69%) Publishing
6 9 (2.42%) Advertising
7 8 (2.15%) Marketing
7 8 (2.15%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.88%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.08%) Front Office
9 4 (1.08%) Back Office
10 3 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.81%) Billing
11 2 (0.54%) Automotive
11 2 (0.54%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.27%) International Banking
12 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.27%) Electronics
12 1 (0.27%) French Language
12 1 (0.27%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (8.87%) XML
2 25 (6.72%) .NET
3 20 (5.38%) HTML
4 19 (5.11%) Web Services
5 15 (4.03%) CSS
6 14 (3.76%) SOAP
6 14 (3.76%) J2EE
7 10 (2.69%) ASP.NET
8 9 (2.42%) Ajax
9 7 (1.88%) Swing
9 7 (1.88%) Middleware
10 6 (1.61%) COM
10 6 (1.61%) REST
11 5 (1.34%) Mason
12 4 (1.08%) SAML
13 3 (0.81%) JSON
13 3 (0.81%) EDI
13 3 (0.81%) DOM
13 3 (0.81%) SAP PI
13 3 (0.81%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (2.96%) Open Source
2 8 (2.15%) CMDB
2 8 (2.15%) Data Conversion
3 6 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.34%) AS400
4 5 (1.34%) Replication
4 5 (1.34%) iSeries
5 4 (1.08%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.08%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.08%) EMV
5 4 (1.08%) Blackberry
6 3 (0.81%) NHS
6 3 (0.81%) Thin Client
6 3 (0.81%) Clustering
6 3 (0.81%) FMCG
6 3 (0.81%) Fat Client
6 3 (0.81%) Kindle
6 3 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.54%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 53 (14.25%) Windows
2 31 (8.33%) UNIX
3 28 (7.53%) Linux
4 20 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (2.42%) Windows 7
7 9 (2.42%) Solaris
8 7 (1.88%) AIX
9 4 (1.08%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.81%) zOS
11 2 (0.54%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.54%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.54%) HPUX
11 2 (0.54%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.54%) CentOS
12 1 (0.27%) Android
12 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (11.02%) Migration
2 34 (9.14%) CRM
3 27 (7.26%) Workflow
4 26 (6.99%) ERP
4 26 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (6.18%) Data Migration
6 19 (5.11%) ITIL
7 16 (4.30%) Service Management
8 13 (3.49%) Validation
9 12 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (3.23%) Business Analysis
10 11 (2.96%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (2.96%) Project Management
11 10 (2.69%) Data Modelling
11 10 (2.69%) SOA
11 10 (2.69%) Service Delivery
11 10 (2.69%) ITSM
11 10 (2.69%) Technical Architecture
11 10 (2.69%) Asset Management
11 10 (2.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (20.16%) SQL
2 37 (9.95%) PL/SQL
3 26 (6.99%) Java
4 18 (4.84%) JavaScript
5 17 (4.57%) C#
6 13 (3.49%) C
7 11 (2.96%) Shell Script
8 9 (2.42%) C++
9 8 (2.15%) T-SQL
9 8 (2.15%) ABAP
10 7 (1.88%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.61%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.34%) VB
12 5 (1.34%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.08%) Python
13 4 (1.08%) VBScript
14 3 (0.81%) Perl
14 3 (0.81%) Ruby
15 2 (0.54%) LINC
15 2 (0.54%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 40 (10.75%) Security Cleared
2 32 (8.60%) SC Cleared
3 15 (4.03%) Degree
4 14 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.42%) MCSE
7 7 (1.88%) CCNP
7 7 (1.88%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.34%) CCNA
8 5 (1.34%) CCIE
9 4 (1.08%) CISSP
10 3 (0.81%) MCITP
10 3 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.81%) CISA
10 3 (0.81%) MBA
10 3 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.54%) CCDA
11 2 (0.54%) CCA
11 2 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.61%) SLA
1 6 (1.61%) QA
2 4 (1.08%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.81%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.81%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.27%) GxP
System Software
1 28 (7.53%) Active Directory
2 23 (6.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.42%) vSphere
4 8 (2.15%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.15%) XenApp
5 5 (1.34%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.34%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.81%) RACF
6 3 (0.81%) FreeRADIUS
7 2 (0.54%) Brightmail
7 2 (0.54%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.54%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.27%) UAG
8 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.27%) XenServer
8 1 (0.27%) Postfix
8 1 (0.27%) NFS
8 1 (0.27%) Squid
8 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (3.76%) SCCM
2 10 (2.69%) HP UCMDB
3 8 (2.15%) SCOM
4 5 (1.34%) Puppet
4 5 (1.34%) SCOrch
4 5 (1.34%) SCSM
5 4 (1.08%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (1.08%) Nagios
6 3 (0.81%) Oracle EDQ
7 2 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.54%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (0.54%) Legato
7 2 (0.54%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.54%) MOM
7 2 (0.54%) WSUS
7 2 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.54%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.54%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.27%) NSN NetAct
8 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 97 (26.08%) Oracle
2 83 (22.31%) Microsoft
3 41 (11.02%) SAP
4 37 (9.95%) VMware
5 25 (6.72%) HP
6 23 (6.18%) Cisco
7 22 (5.91%) IBM
8 15 (4.03%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (3.23%) NetApp
10 11 (2.96%) Citrix
11 9 (2.42%) Remedy
12 8 (2.15%) EMC
13 7 (1.88%) F5
13 7 (1.88%) ServiceNow
13 7 (1.88%) BMC
14 6 (1.61%) Juniper
14 6 (1.61%) Business Objects
14 6 (1.61%) Cyber-Ark
15 5 (1.34%) Riverbed
15 5 (1.34%) CommVault
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Coventry
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City of London
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Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Northampton
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
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City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
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Exeter
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Rate: £150.00 - £180.00 per day
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