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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 417 363 394
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 174 222 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.48% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.50% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 130 84
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £320 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £438 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.28% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £95.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
44757 43990 42263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.65% 94.48% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 29198 27793 25435
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1556 1772 1890
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.35 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 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 14 February 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
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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 -53 64 £495 +4.10% 61
South East +5 35 £450 +1.40% 27
North West -7 20 £378 -11.17% 9
West Midlands -7 14 £425 +19.29% 5
Yorkshire -4 13 £400 -23.80% 8
South West -1 10 £544 +8.75% 8
East Midlands -4 8 £513 +28.12% 2
East of England -4 5 £413 -11.29% 6
North East -21 2 £450 +12.50% 1
Midlands -1 1 £500 +6.38%
Technical Consultant
UK

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 92 (22.44%) Oracle
2 91 (22.20%) Microsoft
3 86 (20.98%) Finance
4 85 (20.73%) SQL
5 60 (14.63%) Windows
6 54 (13.17%) Security Cleared
7 49 (11.95%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (10.98%) C#
8 45 (10.98%) .NET
9 44 (10.73%) Java
10 42 (10.24%) Migration
11 41 (10.00%) JavaScript
11 41 (10.00%) CRM
12 39 (9.51%) Linux
13 38 (9.27%) Oracle EBS
14 36 (8.78%) Workflow
14 36 (8.78%) SC Cleared
15 34 (8.29%) Banking
15 34 (8.29%) MS Excel
15 34 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
16 33 (8.05%) Dynamics CRM
17 32 (7.80%) Oracle EBS R12
17 32 (7.80%) Scrum
18 31 (7.56%) SQL Server
18 31 (7.56%) PL/SQL
19 30 (7.32%) SAP
20 29 (7.07%) Oracle Reports
20 29 (7.07%) Presales
20 29 (7.07%) Office 365
21 28 (6.83%) Project Management

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 27 (6.59%) SharePoint
2 19 (4.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 18 (4.39%) Oracle Workflow
4 12 (2.93%) CMS
4 12 (2.93%) SharePoint 2013
4 12 (2.93%) WebLogic
5 11 (2.68%) MS Exchange
6 10 (2.44%) Skype for Business
6 10 (2.44%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.71%) IIS
8 6 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.98%) NetWeaver
11 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.73%) LiveCycle
11 3 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.73%) WebLogic Integration
11 3 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 34 (8.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.46%) MS Office
3 4 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.73%) PaintShop Pro
5 2 (0.49%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 38 (9.27%) Oracle EBS
2 33 (8.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 32 (7.80%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (3.17%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (3.17%) Oracle Applications
5 10 (2.44%) Oracle 11i
6 9 (2.20%) Oracle Receivables
7 8 (1.95%) Oracle Payables
8 7 (1.71%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (1.71%) Oracle General Ledger
9 5 (1.22%) Oracle Cash Management
9 5 (1.22%) SAP FI
10 4 (0.98%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (0.98%) SAP HCM
10 4 (0.98%) Unit4 Business World
11 3 (0.73%) Oracle BPM
11 3 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
11 3 (0.73%) SAP CO
12 2 (0.49%) Oracle Assets
12 2 (0.49%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.07%) Office 365
2 19 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.46%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (1.22%) PaaS
5 4 (0.98%) Taleo
5 4 (0.98%) Yammer
6 2 (0.49%) Force.com
6 2 (0.49%) IaaS
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.24%) Boomi
7 1 (0.24%) GitHub
7 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.24%) SaaS
7 1 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.37%) Firewall
2 15 (3.66%) LDAP
3 13 (3.17%) SSL
4 11 (2.68%) VPN
5 7 (1.71%) MPLS
6 6 (1.46%) HTTP
6 6 (1.46%) Internet
6 6 (1.46%) SAN
6 6 (1.46%) WAN
7 5 (1.22%) DNS
7 5 (1.22%) Network Security
8 4 (0.98%) Extranet
8 4 (0.98%) LAN
8 4 (0.98%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.73%) DHCP
9 3 (0.73%) NAS
10 2 (0.49%) BGP
10 2 (0.49%) OSPF
10 2 (0.49%) Skype
10 2 (0.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.56%) SQL Server
2 29 (7.07%) Oracle Reports
3 15 (3.66%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 14 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (2.68%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 10 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.71%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (1.46%) Oracle ODI
9 5 (1.22%) Big Data
9 5 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.98%) DB2
10 4 (0.98%) Essbase
10 4 (0.98%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.73%) DataStage
11 3 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (5.85%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (2.44%) JIRA
2 10 (2.44%) Visual Studio
3 9 (2.20%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.71%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.71%) Subversion
4 7 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.22%) Bugzilla
6 3 (0.73%) JMeter
6 3 (0.73%) MorphX
6 3 (0.73%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.49%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.49%) LSMW
7 2 (0.49%) Metasploit
7 2 (0.49%) NuGet
7 2 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.49%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.24%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.24%) MSTest
8 1 (0.24%) Selenium
General
1 86 (20.98%) Finance
2 34 (8.29%) Banking
3 16 (3.90%) Advertising
4 13 (3.17%) Retail
5 11 (2.68%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.20%) Marketing
7 7 (1.71%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.22%) General Ledger
8 5 (1.22%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.98%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.73%) Back Office
10 3 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.49%) Military
12 1 (0.24%) Automotive
12 1 (0.24%) Billing
12 1 (0.24%) Electronics
12 1 (0.24%) Games
12 1 (0.24%) International Banking
12 1 (0.24%) Law
12 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (10.98%) .NET
2 27 (6.59%) CSS
2 27 (6.59%) HTML
2 27 (6.59%) XML
3 18 (4.39%) Web Services
4 16 (3.90%) COM
5 13 (3.17%) ASP.NET
6 11 (2.68%) Ajax
6 11 (2.68%) SOAP
7 9 (2.20%) Middleware
8 8 (1.95%) AngularJS
9 7 (1.71%) .NET Framework
9 7 (1.71%) Oracle Fusion
10 6 (1.46%) HTML5
11 5 (1.22%) CGI
11 5 (1.22%) WebSphere MQ
12 4 (0.98%) JMS
13 3 (0.73%) IBM Integration Bus
13 3 (0.73%) SAP Business Workflow
14 2 (0.49%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.17%) Management Information System
3 11 (2.68%) CMDB
4 10 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.20%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.71%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.71%) Visualisation
7 6 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.98%) Clustering
8 4 (0.98%) User Experience
9 3 (0.73%) Cryptography
9 3 (0.73%) DataPower
9 3 (0.73%) Online Banking
9 3 (0.73%) Replication
10 2 (0.49%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.49%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.49%) iSeries
10 2 (0.49%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.49%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.49%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 60 (14.63%) Windows
2 39 (9.51%) Linux
3 19 (4.63%) Unix
3 19 (4.63%) Windows Server
4 13 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.20%) AIX
6 8 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.71%) Solaris
8 6 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.22%) Android
9 5 (1.22%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.49%) NetWare
11 2 (0.49%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (11.95%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (10.24%) Migration
3 41 (10.00%) CRM
4 36 (8.78%) Workflow
5 32 (7.80%) Scrum
6 29 (7.07%) Presales
7 28 (6.83%) Document Management
7 28 (6.83%) Project Management
8 26 (6.34%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (6.34%) ITIL
8 26 (6.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
9 20 (4.88%) Security Architecture
10 19 (4.63%) Service Management
11 17 (4.15%) Business Analysis
12 15 (3.66%) Data Migration
12 15 (3.66%) Technical Architecture
13 13 (3.17%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (2.93%) Integration Testing
14 12 (2.93%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 85 (20.73%) SQL
2 45 (10.98%) C#
3 44 (10.73%) Java
4 41 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 31 (7.56%) PL/SQL
6 15 (3.66%) Shell Script
7 12 (2.93%) PowerShell
8 11 (2.68%) Python
9 6 (1.46%) ABAP
9 6 (1.46%) C
10 5 (1.22%) C++
10 5 (1.22%) Perl
10 5 (1.22%) PHP
10 5 (1.22%) Ruby
11 4 (0.98%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.98%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.98%) X++
12 3 (0.73%) Apex Code
12 3 (0.73%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 54 (13.17%) Security Cleared
2 36 (8.78%) SC Cleared
3 24 (5.85%) Degree
4 10 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (1.95%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.46%) CISSP
7 5 (1.22%) CCNP
7 5 (1.22%) MCSE
8 4 (0.98%) CCDP
8 4 (0.98%) IBM Certification
8 4 (0.98%) MCITP
9 3 (0.73%) CCNA
9 3 (0.73%) MCP
10 2 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.49%) CBAP
10 2 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.49%) MCSA
11 1 (0.24%) CREST Certified
11 1 (0.24%) GSSP-JAVA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.66%) QA
2 2 (0.49%) GPG13
2 2 (0.49%) WCAG
3 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.24%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.24%) SEPA
System Software
1 23 (5.61%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.98%) vSphere
4 3 (0.73%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.49%) XenApp
6 1 (0.24%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.24%) StorNext
6 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.98%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (0.98%) Control-M
2 4 (0.98%) yum
3 2 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (0.49%) Grafana
3 2 (0.49%) Graphite
3 2 (0.49%) Nagios
3 2 (0.49%) Nessus
3 2 (0.49%) Puppet
3 2 (0.49%) SCCM
3 2 (0.49%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.49%) WSUS
4 1 (0.24%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.24%) Simpana
4 1 (0.24%) Terraform
Vendors
1 92 (22.44%) Oracle
2 91 (22.20%) Microsoft
3 30 (7.32%) SAP
4 18 (4.39%) Cisco
5 16 (3.90%) VMware
6 14 (3.41%) ServiceNow
7 11 (2.68%) IBM
7 11 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (2.20%) EMC
9 8 (1.95%) HP
9 8 (1.95%) Symantec
9 8 (1.95%) Varonis
10 7 (1.71%) Adobe
11 6 (1.46%) Citrix
11 6 (1.46%) Infor
12 5 (1.22%) Dell
12 5 (1.22%) Rally
13 4 (0.98%) Hyperion
13 4 (0.98%) Informatica
13 4 (0.98%) NetApp
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