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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 36 37 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 16 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.26% 3.25% 5.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.58% 3.54% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 16
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£400 £550 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +51.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £430 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £550 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £41.95 £25.00 £34.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.80% -27.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £26.88 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-16.27% -17.30%
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
447 424 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 91.04% 91.77% 97.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 209 252
Average daily rate £375 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 61 79
Average hourly rate £22.00 £16.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -44.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £37.50 £38.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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
Chelmsford +6 4 £388 -
Colchester 0 3 £400 -
Harlow - - - -
Loughton - - - -
Thurrock - - - -
Basildon - - - - 1
Consultant
East of England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 9 (26.47%) Oracle
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Migration
3 7 (20.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (20.59%) Cash Management
3 7 (20.59%) Oracle Cash Management
4 6 (17.65%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 6 (17.65%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (17.65%) Oracle Receivables
4 6 (17.65%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (17.65%) General Ledger
4 6 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
4 6 (17.65%) Firewall
4 6 (17.65%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (14.71%) CRM
6 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 4 (11.76%) ITIL
6 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
7 3 (8.82%) Marketing
7 3 (8.82%) Business Development
7 3 (8.82%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (8.82%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (8.82%) Information Security
7 3 (8.82%) Cisco
7 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.88%) Change Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.94%) Simulink
2 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle Cash Management
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) Firewall
2 3 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.94%) Intranet
3 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.94%) HTTP
3 1 (2.94%) VPN
3 1 (2.94%) LDAP
3 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.94%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) General Ledger
3 3 (8.82%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Local Government
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
4 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) PKI
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Migration
2 7 (20.59%) Cash Management
3 6 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
4 5 (14.71%) CRM
5 4 (11.76%) ITIL
6 3 (8.82%) Business Development
6 3 (8.82%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (8.82%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (8.82%) Information Security
6 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.88%) Change Management
7 2 (5.88%) Identity Management
7 2 (5.88%) ERP
7 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.94%) Information Assurance
8 1 (2.94%) Process Improvement
8 1 (2.94%) Change Control
8 1 (2.94%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) C#
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
1 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
1 1 (2.94%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
2 1 (2.94%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (2.94%) CRISC
2 1 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.94%) MCSE
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) SCOM
1 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) Green Hills
4 1 (2.94%) Veeam
4 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.94%) Renesas
4 1 (2.94%) MobileIron
4 1 (2.94%) NetApp
4 1 (2.94%) Sage
4 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.94%) Siebel
4 1 (2.94%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) Minitab
4 1 (2.94%) VMware
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £450 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago