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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 412 409 396
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 199 211 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.42% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.45% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 108 129
Median daily rate £430 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £314 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £406 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.56%
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
46756 47408 46705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.70% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 30937 29879 29302
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 £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1327 1880 1986
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.87 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 30 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
(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 -32 88 £450 -2.70% 38
South East -15 32 £420 +8.38% 20
East of England +22 20 £355 -0.35% 7
North West -13 15 £425 -12.37% 5
West Midlands -10 13 £406 -6.60% 5
East Midlands +13 10 £400 -11.11% 2
South West -6 10 £423 -0.58% 4
Yorkshire +10 6 £456 - 3
North East -44 6 £320 -17.94% 1
Midlands +1 2 £500 +25.00%
Technical Consultant
UK

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 104 (28.11%) Microsoft
2 91 (24.59%) Oracle
3 81 (21.89%) SQL
4 68 (18.38%) Windows
4 68 (18.38%) Finance
5 63 (17.03%) Migration
6 56 (15.14%) CRM
7 50 (13.51%) Active Directory
8 47 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (12.70%) Java
9 45 (12.16%) Microsoft Azure
10 43 (11.62%) Security Cleared
10 43 (11.62%) Dynamics CRM
11 41 (11.08%) .NET
11 41 (11.08%) SAP
11 41 (11.08%) MS Excel
12 39 (10.54%) Linux
12 39 (10.54%) SQL Server
13 38 (10.27%) Workflow
14 37 (10.00%) C#
15 35 (9.46%) Office 365
16 34 (9.19%) SC Cleared
16 34 (9.19%) JavaScript
16 34 (9.19%) Business Intelligence
17 32 (8.65%) HTML
17 32 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
18 30 (8.11%) Oracle EBS R12
18 30 (8.11%) Degree
19 29 (7.84%) Document Management
20 28 (7.57%) PL/SQL

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 28 (7.57%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.32%) Oracle Workflow
2 16 (4.32%) Skype for Business
2 16 (4.32%) WebLogic
3 13 (3.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 12 (3.24%) MS Exchange
5 10 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (2.43%) IIS
7 8 (2.16%) CMS
8 6 (1.62%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.35%) Apache
9 5 (1.35%) LiveCycle
10 4 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.08%) JBoss
10 4 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.08%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.08%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (0.81%) NetWeaver
11 3 (0.81%) nginx
11 3 (0.81%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 41 (11.08%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.62%) MS Office
3 4 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.54%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.54%) MS Project
4 2 (0.54%) PaintShop Pro
4 2 (0.54%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 43 (11.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (8.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 27 (7.30%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (3.51%) Oracle Applications
5 11 (2.97%) Oracle Payables
5 11 (2.97%) Oracle Receivables
6 9 (2.43%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (1.35%) Oracle 11i
7 5 (1.35%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (1.08%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.81%) Oracle FAH
9 3 (0.81%) Oracle iProcurement
9 3 (0.81%) Oracle Payroll
9 3 (0.81%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.54%) Oracle HRMS
10 2 (0.54%) Oracle iRecruitment
10 2 (0.54%) SAP FI
10 2 (0.54%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 45 (12.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (9.46%) Office 365
3 15 (4.05%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.43%) Yammer
5 8 (2.16%) Force.com
6 4 (1.08%) Heroku
6 4 (1.08%) IaaS
6 4 (1.08%) Taleo
7 2 (0.54%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.27%) Boomi
8 1 (0.27%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.27%) PaaS
8 1 (0.27%) Route 53
8 1 (0.27%) SaaS
8 1 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.22%) Firewall
2 19 (5.14%) DNS
3 14 (3.78%) LDAP
4 12 (3.24%) SAN
4 12 (3.24%) VPN
5 10 (2.70%) Internet
6 8 (2.16%) DHCP
7 7 (1.89%) HTTP
7 7 (1.89%) SSL
8 6 (1.62%) iSCSI
8 6 (1.62%) Network Security
8 6 (1.62%) Skype
8 6 (1.62%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.62%) WAN
9 4 (1.08%) IPsec
9 4 (1.08%) LAN
9 4 (1.08%) Wireless
10 3 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (0.81%) VLAN
11 2 (0.54%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.54%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.22%) Oracle Reports
3 20 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (3.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (2.43%) DB2
5 9 (2.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 8 (2.16%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.62%) Oracle BI EE
7 6 (1.62%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.35%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.08%) Big Data
9 4 (1.08%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.08%) SAP Data Services
10 3 (0.81%) DataStage
10 3 (0.81%) MySQL
10 3 (0.81%) Power BI
10 3 (0.81%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.97%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.35%) MSTest
3 5 (1.35%) NUnit
4 4 (1.08%) LSMW
5 3 (0.81%) JIRA
5 3 (0.81%) Log4j
6 2 (0.54%) Gerrit
6 2 (0.54%) Metasploit
6 2 (0.54%) MorphX
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.54%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.27%) AppScan
7 1 (0.27%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.27%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.27%) JMeter
7 1 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.27%) Toad
General
1 68 (18.38%) Finance
2 21 (5.68%) Retail
3 20 (5.41%) Banking
4 12 (3.24%) Marketing
5 10 (2.70%) Advertising
6 9 (2.43%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.89%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.35%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.81%) Automotive
9 3 (0.81%) Back Office
9 3 (0.81%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.54%) Local Government
10 2 (0.54%) Military
10 2 (0.54%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.27%) Billing
11 1 (0.27%) Electronics
11 1 (0.27%) International Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Law
11 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (11.08%) .NET
2 32 (8.65%) HTML
3 27 (7.30%) CSS
4 23 (6.22%) Web Services
5 22 (5.95%) COM
5 22 (5.95%) XML
6 16 (4.32%) SOAP
7 12 (3.24%) WCF
8 10 (2.70%) Visualforce
9 9 (2.43%) .NET Framework
9 9 (2.43%) Middleware
10 7 (1.89%) jQuery
11 6 (1.62%) Ajax
11 6 (1.62%) Entity Framework
11 6 (1.62%) Unity DI Container
12 5 (1.35%) REST
13 4 (1.08%) AngularJS
13 4 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
13 4 (1.08%) RESTful
13 4 (1.08%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.51%) Mobile App
3 11 (2.97%) Computer Science
3 11 (2.97%) Data Centre
4 7 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (1.89%) PKI
4 7 (1.89%) Replication
5 6 (1.62%) Clustering
6 5 (1.35%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.35%) CMDB
7 4 (1.08%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.08%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.08%) EqualLogic
7 4 (1.08%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.08%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.81%) Economics
8 3 (0.81%) Pharmacovigilance
8 3 (0.81%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.54%) SCADA
9 2 (0.54%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 68 (18.38%) Windows
2 39 (10.54%) Linux
3 26 (7.03%) Unix
4 22 (5.95%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (2.43%) AIX
6 9 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.62%) Windows 10
8 5 (1.35%) Android
8 5 (1.35%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.35%) VMS
8 5 (1.35%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.08%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.08%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.81%) HPUX
10 3 (0.81%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (17.03%) Migration
2 56 (15.14%) CRM
3 47 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (10.27%) Workflow
5 34 (9.19%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (7.84%) Document Management
7 27 (7.30%) Data Migration
8 25 (6.76%) ITIL
9 21 (5.68%) Business Analysis
9 21 (5.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (5.41%) Scrum
11 19 (5.14%) Data Modelling
11 19 (5.14%) Waterfall
12 18 (4.86%) ERP
12 18 (4.86%) ETL
12 18 (4.86%) Project Management
12 18 (4.86%) Technical Architecture
13 17 (4.59%) Capacity Planning
13 17 (4.59%) Presales
13 17 (4.59%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 81 (21.89%) SQL
2 47 (12.70%) Java
3 37 (10.00%) C#
4 34 (9.19%) JavaScript
5 28 (7.57%) PL/SQL
6 20 (5.41%) PowerShell
7 10 (2.70%) Apex Code
7 10 (2.70%) Perl
8 9 (2.43%) C
9 8 (2.16%) Python
10 7 (1.89%) ABAP
11 6 (1.62%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.62%) C++
11 6 (1.62%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.35%) Korn
13 4 (1.08%) COBOL
13 4 (1.08%) SOQL
13 4 (1.08%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.81%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (11.62%) Security Cleared
2 34 (9.19%) SC Cleared
3 30 (8.11%) Degree
4 14 (3.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.62%) CISSP
5 6 (1.62%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.62%) MCITP
5 6 (1.62%) MCSE
5 6 (1.62%) MCTS
6 4 (1.08%) CBAP
7 3 (0.81%) CISM
7 3 (0.81%) MCSA
8 2 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.54%) CISA
8 2 (0.54%) MCSD
9 1 (0.27%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.27%) CLAS
9 1 (0.27%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.27%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.27%) GSSP-JAVA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.35%) WCAG
2 4 (1.08%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.81%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.81%) QA
3 3 (0.81%) WAI
4 2 (0.54%) COBIT
4 2 (0.54%) GPG13
5 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.27%) RMADS
5 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.27%) SEPA
5 1 (0.27%) SLA
5 1 (0.27%) Solvency II
System Software
1 50 (13.51%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.78%) Hyper-V
3 13 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.35%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.81%) UAG
7 2 (0.54%) Docker
7 2 (0.54%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.54%) Samba
8 1 (0.27%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.27%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.27%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (2.70%) SCCM
2 7 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.35%) Control-M
4 4 (1.08%) Nagios
4 4 (1.08%) SCVMM
4 4 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (1.08%) WSUS
5 3 (0.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (0.81%) Nessus
5 3 (0.81%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.54%) Grafana
6 2 (0.54%) Graphite
6 2 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.54%) Puppet
6 2 (0.54%) Terraform
6 2 (0.54%) Windows Intune
7 1 (0.27%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.27%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.27%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 104 (28.11%) Microsoft
2 91 (24.59%) Oracle
3 41 (11.08%) SAP
4 21 (5.68%) Salesforce.com
5 20 (5.41%) VMware
6 13 (3.51%) Citrix
7 11 (2.97%) Infor
8 10 (2.70%) Dell
9 8 (2.16%) Adobe
9 8 (2.16%) IBM
10 7 (1.89%) HP
10 7 (1.89%) ServiceNow
10 7 (1.89%) Siebel
11 6 (1.62%) BMC
11 6 (1.62%) NetApp
12 5 (1.35%) CA
12 5 (1.35%) Cisco
12 5 (1.35%) LogRhythm
13 4 (1.08%) Conga
13 4 (1.08%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
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