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 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
Rank 30 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 22 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.84% 6.37% 6.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.11% 6.62% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 17
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £431
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -0.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £47.00 £46.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.17% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £56.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-16.44% +127.27%

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
360 453 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 95.49% 96.18% 96.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 259 235
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £239 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 52 64
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.12% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £63.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 February 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 25 February 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 +5 4 £400 +33.33% 1
Basildon - 2 £425 -
Southend-on-Sea -6 1 £300 -54.71%
Consultant
East of England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 24 (45.28%) SAP
2 19 (35.85%) Oracle
3 14 (26.42%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (22.64%) Windows
4 12 (22.64%) CRM
5 11 (20.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (16.98%) Finance
7 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
8 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
8 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
8 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (13.21%) Degree
9 6 (11.32%) Marketing
9 6 (11.32%) Use Case
9 6 (11.32%) System Testing
9 6 (11.32%) Data Migration
9 6 (11.32%) Hadoop
9 6 (11.32%) Office 365
9 6 (11.32%) Customer Analytics
9 6 (11.32%) Analytics
9 6 (11.32%) Post-Production
9 6 (11.32%) Migration
9 6 (11.32%) SAP BW
9 6 (11.32%) .NET
9 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
10 5 (9.43%) ITIL
10 5 (9.43%) DB2
10 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
10 5 (9.43%) SQL
10 5 (9.43%) ABAP

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 (11.32%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.55%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (7.55%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.77%) NetWeaver
3 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.77%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) SAP BPC
2 4 (7.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (7.55%) SAP CO
2 4 (7.55%) SAP FI
2 4 (7.55%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (7.55%) SAP GRC
3 2 (3.77%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (3.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (3.77%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (1.89%) Epicor Vantage
4 1 (1.89%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.89%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.89%) SAP PS
4 1 (1.89%) SAP QM
4 1 (1.89%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Office 365
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle CX
2 4 (7.55%) PaaS
2 4 (7.55%) SaaS
2 4 (7.55%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Firewall
2 1 (1.89%) HTTP
2 1 (1.89%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) Intranet
2 1 (1.89%) SSL
2 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.32%) Hadoop
2 6 (11.32%) SAP BW
3 5 (9.43%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (9.43%) DB2
4 4 (7.55%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.66%) Big Data
5 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.77%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.89%) Essbase
7 1 (1.89%) MaxDB
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.89%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
1 1 (1.89%) JMeter
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Marketing
3 5 (9.43%) Retail
4 2 (3.77%) Electronics
4 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.77%) Publishing
4 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) .NET
2 5 (9.43%) SAP Basis
3 4 (7.55%) COM
3 4 (7.55%) Web Services
4 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.89%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.89%) CSS
5 1 (1.89%) CSS3
5 1 (1.89%) HTML
5 1 (1.89%) HTML5
5 1 (1.89%) JDBC
5 1 (1.89%) jQuery
5 1 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.89%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Mainframe
2 3 (5.66%) Data Structures
2 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.89%) Fintech
3 1 (1.89%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.89%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Windows
2 4 (7.55%) Linux
2 4 (7.55%) Windows Vista
3 2 (3.77%) AIX
3 2 (3.77%) CentOS
3 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.77%) Unix
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.89%) Fedora
4 1 (1.89%) Solaris
4 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (22.64%) CRM
3 11 (20.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.32%) Analytics
5 6 (11.32%) Customer Analytics
5 6 (11.32%) Data Migration
5 6 (11.32%) Migration
5 6 (11.32%) Post-Production
5 6 (11.32%) System Testing
5 6 (11.32%) Use Case
6 5 (9.43%) Business Analysis
6 5 (9.43%) ITIL
6 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.55%) Case Management
7 4 (7.55%) Data Analysis
7 4 (7.55%) Data Management
7 4 (7.55%) Document Management
7 4 (7.55%) Presales
7 4 (7.55%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) ABAP
1 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
1 5 (9.43%) SQL
2 4 (7.55%) Java
2 4 (7.55%) PHP
3 3 (5.66%) C#
4 2 (3.77%) C
5 1 (1.89%) Perl
5 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.89%) Python
5 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Degree
2 5 (9.43%) CISA
2 5 (9.43%) CISM
2 5 (9.43%) CISSP
3 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.55%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) BitLocker
1 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (45.28%) SAP
2 19 (35.85%) Oracle
3 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.55%) Infor
4 4 (7.55%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.77%) Ariba
6 2 (3.77%) Kaspersky
6 2 (3.77%) VMware
7 1 (1.89%) Citrix
7 1 (1.89%) Epicor
7 1 (1.89%) F5
7 1 (1.89%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.89%) IBM
7 1 (1.89%) NetApp
7 1 (1.89%) Siebel
7 1 (1.89%) Veeam
7 1 (1.89%) webMethods
7 1 (1.89%) WSO2
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