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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 384 408 362
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -46
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 226 166 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.35% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.37% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 78 94
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £44.97 £43.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.61% +3.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £44.97 £43.48
% change year-on-year
-16.61% +3.42%
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
48142 44567 47795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.64% 92.85% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30504 27547 27530
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1966 1930 2372
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 21 October 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
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 21 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 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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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 +35 115 £450 +5.88% 37
South East -17 42 £450 +4.34% 32
East of England -4 16 £450 +9.09% 6
South West -31 14 £233 -43.63% 9
West Midlands -9 10 £463 +15.62% 4
Yorkshire +1 8 £510 +22.03% 4
North West -29 7 £375 -11.76% 9
East Midlands +2 6 £438 +12.90% 4
Midlands - 2 £475 -
North East - 2 £420 - 3
Technical Consultant
UK

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 111 (26.88%) Oracle
2 93 (22.52%) Microsoft
3 81 (19.61%) SQL
4 79 (19.13%) Finance
5 74 (17.92%) Windows
6 50 (12.11%) Migration
7 45 (10.90%) Security Cleared
8 42 (10.17%) SharePoint
9 41 (9.93%) SAP
10 39 (9.44%) Oracle EBS
10 39 (9.44%) VMware
11 36 (8.72%) Active Directory
11 36 (8.72%) Cisco
12 35 (8.47%) PL/SQL
12 35 (8.47%) SC Cleared
13 34 (8.23%) Oracle EBS R12
13 34 (8.23%) .NET
14 33 (7.99%) SQL Server
14 33 (7.99%) Linux
15 32 (7.75%) CRM
15 32 (7.75%) Workflow
16 29 (7.02%) MS Excel
17 27 (6.54%) ERP
18 26 (6.30%) ITIL
19 24 (5.81%) Oracle Workflow
19 24 (5.81%) UNIX
19 24 (5.81%) HTML
19 24 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
20 23 (5.57%) C#
20 23 (5.57%) Banking

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 42 (10.17%) SharePoint
2 24 (5.81%) Oracle Workflow
3 19 (4.60%) MS Exchange
4 12 (2.91%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (2.66%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (2.66%) IIS
6 10 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.21%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.21%) Lync
10 4 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.97%) Apache
11 3 (0.73%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.73%) Oracle Spatial
11 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.48%) Drupal
12 2 (0.48%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 29 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.18%) MS Office
3 8 (1.94%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.48%) MS Project
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.24%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 39 (9.44%) Oracle EBS
2 34 (8.23%) Oracle EBS R12
3 19 (4.60%) Oracle Receivables
3 19 (4.60%) Oracle Payables
3 19 (4.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 18 (4.36%) Oracle Applications
4 18 (4.36%) Oracle General Ledger
5 15 (3.63%) Oracle Financials
6 14 (3.39%) Oracle Cash Management
7 13 (3.15%) Dynamics AX
8 12 (2.91%) Oracle Assets
9 10 (2.42%) Oracle HRMS
10 9 (2.18%) Oracle 11i
11 8 (1.94%) Agresso
11 8 (1.94%) Oracle iProcurement
12 5 (1.21%) BPCS
13 4 (0.97%) SAP CO
13 4 (0.97%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 3 (0.73%) HFM
14 3 (0.73%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.18%) Office 365
2 3 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.48%) SaaS
3 2 (0.48%) Force.com
3 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.63%) Firewall
2 9 (2.18%) MPLS
2 9 (2.18%) OSPF
2 9 (2.18%) BGP
2 9 (2.18%) SAN
3 8 (1.94%) DNS
3 8 (1.94%) Internet
4 7 (1.69%) Cisco PIX
5 6 (1.45%) LAN
5 6 (1.45%) WAN
6 5 (1.21%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.21%) Wireless
7 4 (0.97%) VoIP
7 4 (0.97%) DHCP
7 4 (0.97%) LDAP
7 4 (0.97%) Network Security
7 4 (0.97%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (0.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (0.73%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (7.99%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.33%) Oracle Reports
3 15 (3.63%) Oracle Database
4 11 (2.66%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 9 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.21%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.21%) SAP BI
8 4 (0.97%) Essbase
8 4 (0.97%) SAP BW
8 4 (0.97%) Oracle Discoverer
8 4 (0.97%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.97%) MySQL
8 4 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (0.73%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 3 (0.73%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 16 (3.87%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (1.45%) LSMW
2 6 (1.45%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.73%) Subversion
4 2 (0.48%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.48%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.48%) Toad
4 2 (0.48%) PowerBuilder
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.48%) Selenium
5 1 (0.24%) eCATT
5 1 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.24%) MSI
5 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.24%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.24%) GDB
5 1 (0.24%) Maven
General
1 79 (19.13%) Finance
2 23 (5.57%) Banking
3 18 (4.36%) Advertising
4 16 (3.87%) Retail
5 11 (2.66%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.18%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.94%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.94%) Front Office
7 8 (1.94%) Back Office
7 8 (1.94%) General Ledger
8 4 (0.97%) Publishing
8 4 (0.97%) Marketing
9 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.48%) Automotive
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) French Language
10 1 (0.24%) German Language
10 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.24%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (8.23%) .NET
2 24 (5.81%) HTML
3 22 (5.33%) Web Services
4 21 (5.08%) XML
5 15 (3.63%) ASP.NET
6 11 (2.66%) CSS
7 10 (2.42%) REST
8 9 (2.18%) SOAP
8 9 (2.18%) Middleware
9 6 (1.45%) J2EE
9 6 (1.45%) DOM
9 6 (1.45%) XSLT
9 6 (1.45%) jQuery
10 5 (1.21%) SAML
11 4 (0.97%) Java EE
11 4 (0.97%) JSON
11 4 (0.97%) Mason
11 4 (0.97%) HTML5
12 3 (0.73%) Oracle Fusion
12 3 (0.73%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.15%) Data Structures
3 10 (2.42%) Open Source
4 7 (1.69%) Thin Client
4 7 (1.69%) AS400
4 7 (1.69%) Fat Client
5 6 (1.45%) Replication
5 6 (1.45%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.21%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.21%) iSeries
7 4 (0.97%) Clustering
7 4 (0.97%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.97%) CMDB
8 3 (0.73%) PKI
8 3 (0.73%) FMCG
8 3 (0.73%) CLARiiON
8 3 (0.73%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.73%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (0.73%) Kindle
9 2 (0.48%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 74 (17.92%) Windows
2 33 (7.99%) Linux
3 24 (5.81%) UNIX
4 20 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (3.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (3.63%) Solaris
6 14 (3.39%) Windows 7
7 12 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (2.18%) AIX
9 4 (0.97%) Android
9 4 (0.97%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.97%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.73%) zOS
10 3 (0.73%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.48%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.48%) Debian
12 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.24%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (12.11%) Migration
2 32 (7.75%) Workflow
2 32 (7.75%) CRM
3 27 (6.54%) ERP
4 26 (6.30%) ITIL
5 22 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (4.84%) Data Migration
7 15 (3.63%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (3.15%) Validation
9 11 (2.66%) Asset Management
10 10 (2.42%) Business Analysis
10 10 (2.42%) Project Management
10 10 (2.42%) Service Delivery
11 9 (2.18%) Cash Management
12 8 (1.94%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (1.94%) SOA
13 7 (1.69%) E-Commerce
13 7 (1.69%) Change Management
13 7 (1.69%) E-business
13 7 (1.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (19.61%) SQL
2 35 (8.47%) PL/SQL
3 23 (5.57%) C#
4 21 (5.08%) Java
5 20 (4.84%) PowerShell
6 12 (2.91%) JavaScript
7 9 (2.18%) VBScript
8 8 (1.94%) C
9 7 (1.69%) ABAP
9 7 (1.69%) Python
10 6 (1.45%) Perl
10 6 (1.45%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.21%) C++
11 5 (1.21%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.97%) Ruby
13 3 (0.73%) X++
13 3 (0.73%) VB
13 3 (0.73%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.73%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.48%) PHP
Qualifications
1 45 (10.90%) Security Cleared
2 35 (8.47%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (3.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.18%) CCIE
5 9 (2.18%) CCNP
5 9 (2.18%) MCSE
6 7 (1.69%) CCNA
7 5 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.21%) MCITP
7 5 (1.21%) Degree
7 5 (1.21%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (0.97%) CCDA
8 4 (0.97%) MCSA
9 3 (0.73%) CISSP
10 2 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.48%) CCA
10 2 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.69%) SLA
2 4 (0.97%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.73%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.73%) QA
4 2 (0.48%) GxP
4 2 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.24%) PAS 55
5 1 (0.24%) EMIR
5 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (8.72%) Active Directory
2 22 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.94%) XenApp
4 7 (1.69%) vSphere
4 7 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (1.45%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.21%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.73%) RACF
7 3 (0.73%) XenServer
7 3 (0.73%) FreeRADIUS
8 2 (0.48%) Brightmail
8 2 (0.48%) IAG
8 2 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.24%) vCloud
9 1 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.24%) NFS
9 1 (0.24%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.24%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.24%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 20 (4.84%) SCCM
2 7 (1.69%) Puppet
2 7 (1.69%) SCOrch
3 5 (1.21%) SCOM
4 4 (0.97%) Nagios
4 4 (0.97%) SCSM
4 4 (0.97%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (0.73%) WMI
5 3 (0.73%) WSUS
5 3 (0.73%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.48%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.48%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.48%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.48%) Control-M
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.24%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.24%) OpenView
7 1 (0.24%) Legato
7 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 111 (26.88%) Oracle
2 93 (22.52%) Microsoft
3 41 (9.93%) SAP
4 39 (9.44%) VMware
5 36 (8.72%) Cisco
6 20 (4.84%) HP
7 18 (4.36%) IBM
8 17 (4.12%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (3.39%) Citrix
10 13 (3.15%) CheckPoint
10 13 (3.15%) F5
11 12 (2.91%) Juniper
12 11 (2.66%) Dell
13 10 (2.42%) Red Hat
14 9 (2.18%) NetApp
14 9 (2.18%) 3PAR
15 8 (1.94%) Riverbed
16 6 (1.45%) EMC
17 5 (1.21%) CA
17 5 (1.21%) Hyperion
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Posted: 17 hours ago
London
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London
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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North East
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Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
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West Yorkshire
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: Unspecified Attractive Daily Rate
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Rate: Unspecified Market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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