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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 411 411 395
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 236 223 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.43% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.45% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 112 109
Median daily rate £445 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £548 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £33.97 - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - £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
47329 49028 46882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.82% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31108 31722 28936
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1425 1851 1927
Median hourly rate £17.45 £16.83 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% +1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Technical Consultant Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 July 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 +11 108 £450 - 32
South East +10 33 £438 +2.94% 20
West Midlands -21 24 £425 -15.00% 8
South West +14 18 £275 -38.02% 5
East of England +18 11 £475 +9.82% 5
Yorkshire -1 10 £363 +8.20% 12
North West -23 10 £413 -12.92% 2
North East -25 10 £438 +16.66%
Midlands +3 6 £500 -
East Midlands -1 5 £413 -8.33% 3
Technical Consultant
UK

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 134 (29.52%) SQL
2 131 (28.85%) Microsoft
3 126 (27.75%) Oracle
4 99 (21.81%) Windows
5 91 (20.04%) Finance
6 88 (19.38%) Migration
7 77 (16.96%) Java
8 75 (16.52%) CRM
9 71 (15.64%) Active Directory
10 64 (14.10%) Linux
11 61 (13.44%) Security Cleared
12 59 (13.00%) Agile Software Development
13 54 (11.89%) Microsoft Azure
13 54 (11.89%) SQL Server
14 53 (11.67%) .NET
15 50 (11.01%) Dynamics CRM
16 49 (10.79%) HTML
17 47 (10.35%) SC Cleared
18 45 (9.91%) C#
19 44 (9.69%) Workflow
20 43 (9.47%) Business Intelligence
21 41 (9.03%) Firewall
21 41 (9.03%) MS Excel
21 41 (9.03%) SAP
22 40 (8.81%) JavaScript
22 40 (8.81%) Oracle EBS R12
23 39 (8.59%) ITIL
23 39 (8.59%) Web Services
23 39 (8.59%) Oracle EBS
24 37 (8.15%) SharePoint

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 37 (8.15%) SharePoint
2 26 (5.73%) WebLogic
3 25 (5.51%) Skype for Business
4 23 (5.07%) Oracle Workflow
5 17 (3.74%) Tomcat
5 17 (3.74%) WebSphere
6 16 (3.52%) IIS
7 15 (3.30%) JBoss
8 14 (3.08%) MS Exchange
8 14 (3.08%) WebLogic Portal
9 12 (2.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 12 (2.64%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (1.10%) Apache
11 5 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (1.10%) LiveCycle
11 5 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.88%) CMS
13 3 (0.66%) nginx
13 3 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 41 (9.03%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.10%) MS Project
3 4 (0.88%) MS Office
4 2 (0.44%) Windchill
5 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 50 (11.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (8.81%) Oracle EBS R12
3 39 (8.59%) Oracle EBS
4 22 (4.85%) Oracle Applications
5 18 (3.96%) Oracle Payables
6 17 (3.74%) Oracle Receivables
7 13 (2.86%) Oracle General Ledger
8 10 (2.20%) Dynamics NAV
8 10 (2.20%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (1.10%) Oracle 11i
9 5 (1.10%) Oracle CRM
9 5 (1.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (0.88%) Oracle Cash Management
10 4 (0.88%) Oracle iProcurement
10 4 (0.88%) Oracle Payroll
11 3 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.66%) SAP CRM
11 3 (0.66%) SAP IS-U
12 2 (0.44%) Oracle Assets
12 2 (0.44%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 54 (11.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (8.15%) Office 365
3 16 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (3.08%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (2.64%) Yammer
6 11 (2.42%) IaaS
7 7 (1.54%) PaaS
8 6 (1.32%) Force.com
8 6 (1.32%) SaaS
9 4 (0.88%) Heroku
10 3 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.44%) AdSense
11 2 (0.44%) Taleo
12 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.22%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.22%) Route 53
12 1 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (9.03%) Firewall
2 21 (4.63%) DNS
3 16 (3.52%) SAN
4 15 (3.30%) LDAP
5 13 (2.86%) VPN
6 12 (2.64%) TCP/IP
7 11 (2.42%) DHCP
7 11 (2.42%) Internet
7 11 (2.42%) Skype
8 9 (1.98%) iSCSI
8 9 (1.98%) WAN
9 7 (1.54%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (1.54%) HTTP
9 7 (1.54%) SSL
9 7 (1.54%) Wireless
10 6 (1.32%) IPsec
10 6 (1.32%) LAN
10 6 (1.32%) Network Security
11 5 (1.10%) BIG-IP
11 5 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (11.89%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (5.07%) DB2
4 22 (4.85%) Oracle Reports
5 14 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (2.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 8 (1.76%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.54%) Big Data
8 7 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (1.32%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.32%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.10%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (1.10%) SAP Data Services
11 4 (0.88%) MySQL
11 4 (0.88%) Power BI
11 4 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.66%) OLAP
12 3 (0.66%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (2.86%) Log4j
2 11 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (1.98%) MSTest
3 9 (1.98%) NUnit
4 8 (1.76%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (1.10%) LSMW
6 3 (0.66%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.44%) Gerrit
7 2 (0.44%) JIRA
7 2 (0.44%) MorphX
7 2 (0.44%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.22%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.22%) JBehave
8 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.22%) JUnit
8 1 (0.22%) Selenium
8 1 (0.22%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 91 (20.04%) Finance
2 28 (6.17%) Banking
3 26 (5.73%) Retail
4 14 (3.08%) Advertising
5 13 (2.86%) Back Office
6 10 (2.20%) Marketing
7 8 (1.76%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.76%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (1.76%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.10%) General Ledger
9 4 (0.88%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.88%) Local Government
10 3 (0.66%) Automotive
11 2 (0.44%) Billing
11 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.44%) Front Office
11 2 (0.44%) Publishing
11 2 (0.44%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.22%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (11.67%) .NET
2 49 (10.79%) HTML
3 39 (8.59%) Web Services
4 34 (7.49%) XML
5 31 (6.83%) CSS
6 19 (4.19%) SOAP
7 18 (3.96%) COM
8 17 (3.74%) WCF
9 15 (3.30%) Java EE
10 14 (3.08%) JMS
10 14 (3.08%) JSP
11 13 (2.86%) Middleware
12 11 (2.42%) .NET Framework
12 11 (2.42%) REST
13 10 (2.20%) Entity Framework
13 10 (2.20%) Unity DI Container
14 9 (1.98%) RESTful
15 8 (1.76%) jQuery
15 8 (1.76%) OAuth2
15 8 (1.76%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.85%) Data Centre
3 14 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.42%) Mobile App
5 9 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (1.98%) Replication
6 8 (1.76%) Clustering
6 8 (1.76%) PKI
7 7 (1.54%) Data Structures
7 7 (1.54%) EqualLogic
7 7 (1.54%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.32%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.32%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.10%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.88%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.66%) CMDB
11 3 (0.66%) Economics
11 3 (0.66%) Pharmacovigilance
11 3 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 99 (21.81%) Windows
2 64 (14.10%) Linux
3 33 (7.27%) Unix
4 32 (7.05%) Windows Server
5 15 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (2.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (2.42%) AIX
7 11 (2.42%) Windows 10
8 10 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (2.20%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.32%) Android
9 6 (1.32%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.32%) VMS
10 5 (1.10%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.88%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.88%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.66%) HPUX
12 3 (0.66%) Solaris
12 3 (0.66%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (19.38%) Migration
2 75 (16.52%) CRM
3 59 (13.00%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (9.69%) Workflow
5 43 (9.47%) Business Intelligence
6 39 (8.59%) ITIL
7 35 (7.71%) Data Migration
8 30 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 29 (6.39%) Data Modelling
10 28 (6.17%) Business Analysis
10 28 (6.17%) Document Management
11 24 (5.29%) ETL
12 22 (4.85%) Scrum
12 22 (4.85%) SDLC
12 22 (4.85%) TOGAF
13 21 (4.63%) Project Management
13 21 (4.63%) Technical Architecture
14 20 (4.41%) Zachman Framework
15 19 (4.19%) Enterprise Architecture
15 19 (4.19%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 134 (29.52%) SQL
2 77 (16.96%) Java
3 45 (9.91%) C#
4 40 (8.81%) JavaScript
5 35 (7.71%) PL/SQL
6 23 (5.07%) PowerShell
7 14 (3.08%) C
8 10 (2.20%) Perl
9 8 (1.76%) ABAP
9 8 (1.76%) Apex Code
9 8 (1.76%) C++
9 8 (1.76%) Python
10 6 (1.32%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.32%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.10%) Korn
12 4 (0.88%) COBOL
12 4 (0.88%) SOQL
12 4 (0.88%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.88%) VBScript
13 3 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 61 (13.44%) Security Cleared
2 47 (10.35%) SC Cleared
3 35 (7.71%) Degree
4 16 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.54%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.54%) MCSE
6 5 (1.10%) CISSP
6 5 (1.10%) MCITP
6 5 (1.10%) MCTS
7 3 (0.66%) CISM
8 2 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.44%) CBAP
8 2 (0.44%) CCNP
8 2 (0.44%) CEH
8 2 (0.44%) CISA
8 2 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.44%) MCSA
8 2 (0.44%) MCSD
8 2 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.54%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.32%) SLA
4 5 (1.10%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.66%) WAI
5 3 (0.66%) WCAG
6 2 (0.44%) COBIT
6 2 (0.44%) GPG13
6 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.22%) GxP
7 1 (0.22%) HL7
7 1 (0.22%) MiFID
7 1 (0.22%) QA
7 1 (0.22%) RMADS
7 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 71 (15.64%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.74%) Hyper-V
3 17 (3.74%) Virtual Servers
4 10 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (1.54%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.88%) UAG
8 3 (0.66%) vSphere
9 2 (0.44%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.44%) Docker
9 2 (0.44%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.44%) Samba
9 2 (0.44%) vCloud
10 1 (0.22%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (5.07%) SCCM
2 9 (1.98%) SCOM
3 7 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (1.54%) WSUS
4 6 (1.32%) SCVMM
4 6 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (1.10%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (0.88%) AirWatch
6 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (0.88%) Nagios
7 3 (0.66%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.44%) Control-M
8 2 (0.44%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.44%) NetVault Backup
8 2 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.44%) Puppet
8 2 (0.44%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.44%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.44%) SCSM
Vendors
1 131 (28.85%) Microsoft
2 126 (27.75%) Oracle
3 41 (9.03%) SAP
4 30 (6.61%) VMware
5 23 (5.07%) Salesforce.com
6 20 (4.41%) IBM
7 17 (3.74%) Cisco
8 16 (3.52%) Citrix
9 13 (2.86%) Misys
10 12 (2.64%) Dell
11 10 (2.20%) HP
11 10 (2.20%) Infor
12 8 (1.76%) F5
12 8 (1.76%) Siebel
13 7 (1.54%) CheckPoint
13 7 (1.54%) Juniper
13 7 (1.54%) Varonis
14 6 (1.32%) BMC
14 6 (1.32%) Red Hat
14 6 (1.32%) Splunk
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