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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
Rank 30 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 30 34 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.99% 6.51% 8.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.28% 6.76% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 23
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £470 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £46.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £46.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.13% +87.75%

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
412 503 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 96.04% 96.36% 96.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 290 224
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £242 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 66 48
Median hourly rate £35.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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
Colchester +12 6 £400 +33.33% 1
Basildon - 5 £400 -
Brentwood +7 2 - -
Southend-on-Sea -2 1 £300 -54.71%
Consultant
East of England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 29 (46.77%) Oracle
2 25 (40.32%) SAP
3 18 (29.03%) CRM
4 15 (24.19%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (24.19%) Windows
5 14 (22.58%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (19.35%) Finance
7 11 (17.74%) Degree
8 10 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (16.13%) CISM
8 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
8 10 (16.13%) CISSP
8 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
8 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
9 9 (14.52%) SQL
9 9 (14.52%) CISA
9 9 (14.52%) Business Analysis
10 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (12.90%) DB2
10 8 (12.90%) SharePoint
10 8 (12.90%) Use Case
10 8 (12.90%) Hadoop
10 8 (12.90%) Office 365
10 8 (12.90%) Analytics
10 8 (12.90%) Customer Analytics
11 7 (11.29%) Data Analytics
11 7 (11.29%) Campaign Management
11 7 (11.29%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (11.29%) Mainframe

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 8 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.68%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (9.68%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.23%) NetWeaver
3 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.61%) Confluence
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (8.06%) Hyperion Planning
2 5 (8.06%) SAP BPC
3 4 (6.45%) SAP CO
3 4 (6.45%) SAP FI
3 4 (6.45%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (6.45%) SAP GRC
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (1.61%) Epicor Vantage
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle iSupplier
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (1.61%) SAP ERP
6 1 (1.61%) SAP PS
6 1 (1.61%) SAP QM
6 1 (1.61%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.90%) Office 365
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.68%) Yammer
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle CX
3 4 (6.45%) PaaS
3 4 (6.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Firewall
1 1 (1.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.90%) DB2
2 8 (12.90%) Hadoop
3 6 (9.68%) SAP BW
4 5 (8.06%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (8.06%) Essbase
5 4 (6.45%) Big Data
5 4 (6.45%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 4 (6.45%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.23%) SAP HANA
8 1 (1.61%) DataStage
8 1 (1.61%) Hyperion Smart View
8 1 (1.61%) MaxDB
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.61%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 12 (19.35%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Retail
3 4 (6.45%) Marketing
4 3 (4.84%) Automotive
5 2 (3.23%) Publishing
6 1 (1.61%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) .NET
1 6 (9.68%) COM
2 5 (8.06%) SAP Basis
3 4 (6.45%) Web Services
4 3 (4.84%) XML
5 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.61%) CSS
6 1 (1.61%) CSS3
6 1 (1.61%) HTML
6 1 (1.61%) HTML5
6 1 (1.61%) jQuery
6 1 (1.61%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Mainframe
2 4 (6.45%) Data Structures
2 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.45%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.61%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.61%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.61%) Fintech
3 1 (1.61%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.19%) Windows
2 6 (9.68%) Windows Vista
3 2 (3.23%) Linux
4 1 (1.61%) AIX
4 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Solaris
4 1 (1.61%) Unix
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) CRM
2 15 (24.19%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (22.58%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (14.52%) Business Analysis
5 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (12.90%) Analytics
5 8 (12.90%) Customer Analytics
5 8 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (12.90%) Use Case
6 7 (11.29%) Campaign Management
6 7 (11.29%) Data Analysis
6 7 (11.29%) Data Analytics
7 6 (9.68%) Case Management
7 6 (9.68%) Data Management
7 6 (9.68%) Data Migration
7 6 (9.68%) Data Protection
7 6 (9.68%) Document Management
7 6 (9.68%) Migration
7 6 (9.68%) Post-Production
7 6 (9.68%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.52%) SQL
2 5 (8.06%) ABAP
2 5 (8.06%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.45%) Java
3 4 (6.45%) PHP
4 3 (4.84%) C#
5 2 (3.23%) C
6 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) Degree
2 10 (16.13%) CISM
2 10 (16.13%) CISSP
3 9 (14.52%) CISA
4 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.23%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.45%) SLA
3 2 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 29 (46.77%) Oracle
2 25 (40.32%) SAP
3 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
4 7 (11.29%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (9.68%) Hyperion
5 6 (9.68%) Infor
6 2 (3.23%) Ariba
6 2 (3.23%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.61%) Citrix
7 1 (1.61%) Epicor
7 1 (1.61%) F5
7 1 (1.61%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.61%) NetApp
7 1 (1.61%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.61%) Veeam
7 1 (1.61%) VMware