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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 366 375 371
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 200 169 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.38% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.41% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 83 77
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £329 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £95.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
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
42937 40749 37644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27345 24737 21780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £232 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1683 1811 2275
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.51 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +35 104 £475 +5.55% 57
South East -16 43 £450 +7.14% 22
North West -18 12 £438 +35.65% 11
South West -12 11 £506 +19.11% 7
East Midlands +17 7 £400 +8.10% 5
West Midlands +6 7 £356 -3.71% 11
East of England -1 7 £465 +16.98% 8
Yorkshire -12 4 £525 +40.00% 5
North East -11 2 £400 -
Midlands - - - -
Technical Consultant
UK

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 108 (25.59%) Microsoft
2 87 (20.62%) SQL
3 82 (19.43%) Oracle
4 80 (18.96%) Windows
5 78 (18.48%) Finance
6 54 (12.80%) Security Cleared
7 49 (11.61%) Migration
8 44 (10.43%) ITIL
8 44 (10.43%) SharePoint
9 43 (10.19%) HTML
10 40 (9.48%) Cisco
10 40 (9.48%) VMware
11 38 (9.00%) XML
12 35 (8.29%) Linux
12 35 (8.29%) CRM
12 35 (8.29%) SAP
12 35 (8.29%) SC Cleared
13 34 (8.06%) Web Services
14 33 (7.82%) Java
14 33 (7.82%) .NET
14 33 (7.82%) Active Directory
15 31 (7.35%) MS Excel
16 30 (7.11%) PL/SQL
16 30 (7.11%) Advertising
16 30 (7.11%) Oracle EBS R12
17 28 (6.64%) Oracle EBS
17 28 (6.64%) Service Management
17 28 (6.64%) SOAP
18 26 (6.16%) UNIX
19 25 (5.92%) SQL Server

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 44 (10.43%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.79%) MS Exchange
3 14 (3.32%) Oracle Workflow
4 13 (3.08%) WebSphere
5 12 (2.84%) Tomcat
6 11 (2.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (2.61%) SharePoint 2010
6 11 (2.61%) JBoss
7 9 (2.13%) WebLogic
8 8 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (1.66%) Lync
9 7 (1.66%) IIS
10 6 (1.42%) NetWeaver
10 6 (1.42%) Apache
10 6 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.71%) Adobe CQ
12 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.71%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.08%) MS Office
3 9 (2.13%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.47%) Shockwave
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.24%) MS Project
6 1 (0.24%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 30 (7.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 28 (6.64%) Oracle EBS
3 24 (5.69%) Dynamics CRM
4 19 (4.50%) Oracle Applications
5 15 (3.55%) Oracle General Ledger
5 15 (3.55%) Oracle Receivables
5 15 (3.55%) Oracle Financials
6 14 (3.32%) Agresso
6 14 (3.32%) Oracle Payables
7 11 (2.61%) Dynamics AX
8 9 (2.13%) Oracle Assets
9 8 (1.90%) Oracle HRMS
9 8 (1.90%) Oracle 11i
9 8 (1.90%) Oracle Cash Management
10 6 (1.42%) SAP HCM
10 6 (1.42%) Oracle iProcurement
11 4 (0.95%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 3 (0.71%) SAP BPC
12 3 (0.71%) PeopleSoft HRMS
12 3 (0.71%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.84%) Office 365
2 3 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.47%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.47%) SaaS
3 2 (0.47%) IaaS
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.24%) GitHub
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.69%) LDAP
1 24 (5.69%) SSL
2 23 (5.45%) Firewall
3 16 (3.79%) VPN
4 14 (3.32%) OSPF
5 13 (3.08%) LAN
5 13 (3.08%) WAN
5 13 (3.08%) TCP/IP
5 13 (3.08%) BGP
6 12 (2.84%) MPLS
6 12 (2.84%) Internet
7 9 (2.13%) DNS
7 9 (2.13%) SAN
8 8 (1.90%) Cisco PIX
9 7 (1.66%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (1.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (1.66%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (1.66%) Network Security
10 5 (1.18%) DHCP
11 4 (0.95%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.92%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.27%) Oracle Reports
3 12 (2.84%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.66%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 7 (1.66%) MySQL
4 7 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (0.95%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.71%) Oracle Discoverer
7 3 (0.71%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.71%) SAP BW
7 3 (0.71%) SAP BI
7 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.71%) Essbase
7 3 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.47%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.47%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (3.32%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (1.42%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.71%) Ant
3 3 (0.71%) PowerBuilder
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.47%) JIRA
4 2 (0.47%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.47%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.24%) Gradle
5 1 (0.24%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.24%) Hudson
5 1 (0.24%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.24%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.24%) Toad
5 1 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.24%) MSI
5 1 (0.24%) PeopleTools
General
1 78 (18.48%) Finance
2 30 (7.11%) Advertising
3 20 (4.74%) Banking
4 13 (3.08%) Retail
5 12 (2.84%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.37%) General Ledger
7 8 (1.90%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.66%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.42%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.95%) Marketing
10 4 (0.95%) Front Office
10 4 (0.95%) Back Office
11 2 (0.47%) Games
12 1 (0.24%) Automotive
12 1 (0.24%) Publishing
12 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.24%) Norwegian Language
12 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.24%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (10.19%) HTML
2 38 (9.00%) XML
3 34 (8.06%) Web Services
4 33 (7.82%) .NET
5 28 (6.64%) SOAP
6 19 (4.50%) CSS
7 17 (4.03%) Ajax
8 13 (3.08%) REST
8 13 (3.08%) ASP.NET
8 13 (3.08%) COM
9 11 (2.61%) J2EE
10 8 (1.90%) SAML
11 7 (1.66%) HTML5
12 6 (1.42%) XSLT
13 5 (1.18%) Middleware
14 4 (0.95%) JRules
14 4 (0.95%) jQuery
14 4 (0.95%) Java EE
14 4 (0.95%) OAuth
14 4 (0.95%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.79%) CMDB
3 10 (2.37%) Client/Server
4 9 (2.13%) Thin Client
4 9 (2.13%) Fat Client
5 4 (0.95%) Computer Science
5 4 (0.95%) Mainframe
5 4 (0.95%) Data Structures
5 4 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.71%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.71%) Open Source
6 3 (0.71%) N-Tier
6 3 (0.71%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.71%) Blackberry
6 3 (0.71%) Clustering
6 3 (0.71%) Replication
7 2 (0.47%) CLARiiON
7 2 (0.47%) SecurID
7 2 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.47%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 80 (18.96%) Windows
2 35 (8.29%) Linux
3 26 (6.16%) UNIX
4 18 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (3.79%) Windows 7
6 14 (3.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (2.84%) Solaris
8 6 (1.42%) Android
8 6 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.42%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.18%) AIX
10 4 (0.95%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.47%) Debian
11 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.47%) zOS
11 2 (0.47%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.24%) BlackBerry OS
12 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.24%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (11.61%) Migration
2 44 (10.43%) ITIL
3 35 (8.29%) CRM
4 28 (6.64%) Service Management
5 23 (5.45%) Project Management
5 23 (5.45%) Workflow
6 19 (4.50%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (4.50%) Technical Architecture
7 17 (4.03%) SOA
7 17 (4.03%) ITSM
8 16 (3.79%) Service Delivery
9 15 (3.55%) Data Migration
10 14 (3.32%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (3.32%) IT Asset Management
10 14 (3.32%) Customer Engagement
10 14 (3.32%) ITIL V2
11 13 (3.08%) ERP
12 10 (2.37%) Business Analysis
12 10 (2.37%) E-business
12 10 (2.37%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (20.62%) SQL
2 33 (7.82%) Java
3 30 (7.11%) PL/SQL
4 23 (5.45%) JavaScript
5 21 (4.98%) C#
6 19 (4.50%) PowerShell
7 9 (2.13%) ABAP
8 8 (1.90%) VBScript
9 7 (1.66%) Perl
9 7 (1.66%) PHP
10 5 (1.18%) C++
10 5 (1.18%) SAPscript
11 4 (0.95%) Python
12 3 (0.71%) C
12 3 (0.71%) ActionScript
12 3 (0.71%) X++
12 3 (0.71%) Ruby
13 2 (0.47%) Groovy
13 2 (0.47%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (12.80%) Security Cleared
2 35 (8.29%) SC Cleared
3 21 (4.98%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (4.98%) Degree
4 20 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (4.50%) DV Cleared
6 17 (4.03%) CCNP
7 11 (2.61%) MCSE
8 6 (1.42%) MCSA
8 6 (1.42%) CISSP
9 5 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.18%) CCIE
9 5 (1.18%) CCDP
9 5 (1.18%) MCITP
10 4 (0.95%) JNCIS
10 4 (0.95%) CCNA
11 3 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.71%) MCP
11 3 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.47%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.37%) QA
2 8 (1.90%) SLA
3 3 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.24%) PAS 55
5 1 (0.24%) EMIR
5 1 (0.24%) GxP
5 1 (0.24%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.24%) JSP 440
System Software
1 33 (7.82%) Active Directory
2 25 (5.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.84%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (1.66%) vSphere
6 6 (1.42%) XenApp
7 5 (1.18%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (0.71%) XenServer
9 2 (0.47%) RACF
9 2 (0.47%) IAG
9 2 (0.47%) UAG
10 1 (0.24%) ACF2
10 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.24%) NFS
10 1 (0.24%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.24%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (4.03%) SCCM
2 14 (3.32%) HP UCMDB
3 5 (1.18%) SCOrch
3 5 (1.18%) Control-M
4 3 (0.71%) WSUS
4 3 (0.71%) WMI
4 3 (0.71%) SCOM
5 2 (0.47%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.47%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.47%) TIBCO Hawk
5 2 (0.47%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.47%) Puppet
5 2 (0.47%) SCSM
5 2 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.24%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.24%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.24%) OpenView
6 1 (0.24%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 108 (25.59%) Microsoft
2 82 (19.43%) Oracle
3 40 (9.48%) Cisco
3 40 (9.48%) VMware
4 35 (8.29%) SAP
5 24 (5.69%) CheckPoint
6 20 (4.74%) Juniper
6 20 (4.74%) F5
7 19 (4.50%) HP
8 18 (4.27%) Citrix
9 15 (3.55%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (3.32%) ServiceNow
11 12 (2.84%) Dell
11 12 (2.84%) Riverbed
12 9 (2.13%) Red Hat
13 8 (1.90%) Mercator
14 7 (1.66%) 3PAR
14 7 (1.66%) BMC
14 7 (1.66%) CA
15 6 (1.42%) TIBCO
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