The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 16 39 41
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 45 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.52% 2.88% 2.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.81% 3.07% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 0
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£463 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £46.57 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-14.10% +43.29%
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
511 553 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 96.78% 93.57% 90.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 305 195
Average daily rate £388 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 59 65
Average hourly rate £36.25 £16.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.69% -41.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £37.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 29 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Chelmsford +3 22 - -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Consultant
East of England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 36 (47.37%) Oracle
2 29 (38.16%) Finance
3 25 (32.89%) Oracle EBS R12
4 18 (23.68%) Oracle EBS
5 15 (19.74%) XML
6 12 (15.79%) Oracle iProcurement
7 11 (14.47%) SAP
7 11 (14.47%) CRM
8 10 (13.16%) Security Cleared
9 9 (11.84%) SC Cleared
9 9 (11.84%) Windows
9 9 (11.84%) SAP SD
10 8 (10.53%) SQL
10 8 (10.53%) Local Government
11 7 (9.21%) Hyperion Planning
11 7 (9.21%) Hyperion Smart View
11 7 (9.21%) Oracle Receivables
11 7 (9.21%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 7 (9.21%) Oracle Financials
11 7 (9.21%) Hyperion
11 7 (9.21%) EAM
12 6 (7.89%) VMS
12 6 (7.89%) SMS
12 6 (7.89%) Cisco
12 6 (7.89%) ITIL
12 6 (7.89%) UNIX
12 6 (7.89%) Workflow
12 6 (7.89%) Oracle Payables
12 6 (7.89%) Cash Management
13 5 (6.58%) Oracle Cash Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.58%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 1 (1.32%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) SOLIDWORKS
2 2 (2.63%) AutoCAD
2 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) PTC Creo
3 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 25 (32.89%) Oracle EBS R12
2 18 (23.68%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (15.79%) Oracle iProcurement
4 9 (11.84%) SAP SD
5 7 (9.21%) Hyperion Planning
5 7 (9.21%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (9.21%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 7 (9.21%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (7.89%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (6.58%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (6.58%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (3.95%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (2.63%) SAP FI
9 2 (2.63%) Agresso
9 2 (2.63%) SAP CO
9 2 (2.63%) SAP FI/CO
10 1 (1.32%) Oracle FAH
10 1 (1.32%) Oracle Assets
10 1 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (1.32%) Oracle HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) SMS
2 3 (3.95%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (3.95%) Wireless Security
2 3 (3.95%) Wireless
3 2 (2.63%) SAN
3 2 (2.63%) Internet
3 2 (2.63%) Network Security
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.32%) Firewall
4 1 (1.32%) LDAP
4 1 (1.32%) LAN
4 1 (1.32%) WAN
4 1 (1.32%) DHCP
4 1 (1.32%) SNMP
4 1 (1.32%) DNS
4 1 (1.32%) MPLS
4 1 (1.32%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.21%) Hyperion Smart View
2 4 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (5.26%) Essbase
2 4 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.32%) MS Access
4 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Oracle Forms
General
1 29 (38.16%) Finance
2 8 (10.53%) Local Government
3 5 (6.58%) Automotive
4 4 (5.26%) Billing
5 3 (3.95%) Marketing
6 2 (2.63%) General Ledger
6 2 (2.63%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.74%) XML
2 5 (6.58%) EDIFACT
3 1 (1.32%) EDI
3 1 (1.32%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (3.95%) Data Integration
2 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.32%) RMADS
3 1 (1.32%) iSeries
3 1 (1.32%) SCORM
3 1 (1.32%) GIS
3 1 (1.32%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.84%) Windows
2 6 (7.89%) VMS
2 6 (7.89%) UNIX
3 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.32%) AIX
5 1 (1.32%) Solaris
5 1 (1.32%) Linux
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.47%) CRM
2 7 (9.21%) EAM
3 6 (7.89%) ITIL
3 6 (7.89%) Workflow
3 6 (7.89%) Cash Management
4 5 (6.58%) Service Delivery
4 5 (6.58%) E-business
4 5 (6.58%) Logistics
5 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (5.26%) Migration
5 4 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (5.26%) Resource Management
6 3 (3.95%) Server Hardening
6 3 (3.95%) Data Migration
7 2 (2.63%) Change Management
7 2 (2.63%) Service Management
7 2 (2.63%) ITSM
7 2 (2.63%) Information Security
7 2 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.63%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.53%) SQL
2 3 (3.95%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.32%) C
3 1 (1.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.84%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.26%) CCNP
3 4 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.32%) Degree
4 1 (1.32%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.32%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.95%) vCloud
3 2 (2.63%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.32%) XenApp
4 1 (1.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.32%) SCOM
2 1 (1.32%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 36 (47.37%) Oracle
2 11 (14.47%) SAP
3 7 (9.21%) Hyperion
4 6 (7.89%) Cisco
5 3 (3.95%) MobileIron
5 3 (3.95%) PTC
5 3 (3.95%) Citrix
5 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.95%) NetApp
5 3 (3.95%) Autodesk
6 1 (1.32%) Veeam
6 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.32%) VMware
6 1 (1.32%) IBM
6 1 (1.32%) BMC
6 1 (1.32%) HP
6 1 (1.32%) Juniper
6 1 (1.32%) McAfee
Essex
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago