The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Essex region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 23 16 42
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 36 47 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.66% 7.44% 3.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.83% 7.61% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 5
Median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £325 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £575 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £423
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.95 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.95 £42.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+18.92% +29.23%
Consultant
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
460 618 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 97.87% 97.78% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 370 282
Median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £250 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 46 67
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +18.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Essex region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the Essex region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the Essex region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Chelmsford +4 13 - -
Brentwood - 2 - -
Harlow - 2 £350 -
Witham - 2 - -
Colchester -9 1 £350 -16.66%
Maldon - 1 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £175 -
Braintree - 1 £275 -
Consultant
East of England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 Essex region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 30 (46.15%) Oracle
2 24 (36.92%) Finance
3 15 (23.08%) Hyperion
4 11 (16.92%) Hyperion Planning
5 9 (13.85%) Essbase
5 9 (13.85%) CISM
5 9 (13.85%) CISSP
5 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
5 9 (13.85%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (13.85%) Data Protection
5 9 (13.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (13.85%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (12.31%) Oracle ODI
6 8 (12.31%) CISA
7 7 (10.77%) Windows
7 7 (10.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (9.23%) Data Integration
8 6 (9.23%) SAP
8 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
8 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
8 6 (9.23%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (9.23%) Automotive
9 5 (7.69%) Firewall
9 5 (7.69%) XML
9 5 (7.69%) Time Management
10 4 (6.15%) Performance Testing
10 4 (6.15%) Resource Management
10 4 (6.15%) Degree
10 4 (6.15%) BizTalk Server

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.15%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.62%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (4.62%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.08%) Apache
4 2 (3.08%) GlassFish
4 2 (3.08%) IIS
4 2 (3.08%) JBoss
4 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.08%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.54%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.54%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (16.92%) Hyperion Planning
2 9 (13.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (9.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (6.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (6.15%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (6.15%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (4.62%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (4.62%) Oracle iSupplier
5 3 (4.62%) SAP PP
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle AGIS
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (1.54%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (1.54%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Office 365
2 2 (3.08%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.08%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) Firewall
2 3 (4.62%) Internet
3 2 (3.08%) LDAP
3 2 (3.08%) SAN
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (1.54%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.54%) NetScreen
4 1 (1.54%) Network Security
4 1 (1.54%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) Essbase
2 8 (12.31%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.08%) Hyperion Smart View
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.08%) VisualVM
General
1 24 (36.92%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Automotive
3 3 (4.62%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.54%) Advertising
5 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) XML
2 2 (3.08%) .NET
2 2 (3.08%) COM
2 2 (3.08%) COM+
2 2 (3.08%) HTML
2 2 (3.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.08%) DataPower
2 2 (3.08%) Statistics
3 1 (1.54%) CESG
3 1 (1.54%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.77%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.08%) Linux
3 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.85%) Data Protection
1 9 (13.85%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (10.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (7.69%) Time Management
5 4 (6.15%) CRM
5 4 (6.15%) ITIL
5 4 (6.15%) Performance Testing
5 4 (6.15%) Resource Management
6 3 (4.62%) Data Management
7 2 (3.08%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.08%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.08%) Document Management
7 2 (3.08%) ITSM
7 2 (3.08%) Migration
7 2 (3.08%) Process Management
7 2 (3.08%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.08%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.08%) Service Management
7 2 (3.08%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.62%) SQL
2 2 (3.08%) Java
3 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) CISM
1 9 (13.85%) CISSP
2 8 (12.31%) CISA
3 4 (6.15%) Degree
4 2 (3.08%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) CCEE
5 1 (1.54%) CCIA
5 1 (1.54%) CCIE
5 1 (1.54%) CCNA
5 1 (1.54%) CCNP
5 1 (1.54%) CCSP
5 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.54%) CLAS
5 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.08%) SLA
3 1 (1.54%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (1.54%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) XenApp
1 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
1 1 (1.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Opsview
Vendors
1 30 (46.15%) Oracle
2 15 (23.08%) Hyperion
3 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
4 6 (9.23%) SAP
5 3 (4.62%) IBM
6 2 (3.08%) Citrix
6 2 (3.08%) Infor
6 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.08%) Software AG
6 2 (3.08%) Splunk
6 2 (3.08%) webMethods
7 1 (1.54%) Cisco
7 1 (1.54%) CODA
7 1 (1.54%) Juniper
7 1 (1.54%) Lotus