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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 19 21 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 37 32 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.21% 7.13% 2.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.52% 7.42% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 15
Average daily rate £400 £385 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £345 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £425 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £46.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.25 £24.75 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+127.27% -
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
492 431 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 95.91% 95.99% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 241 331
Average daily rate £400 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 60 67
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.60 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Essex region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +5 9 - -
Brentwood +3 3 £348 - 1
Harlow - 2 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £663 -
Colchester - 1 £300 -
Consultant
East of England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 15 (26.79%) Oracle
2 11 (19.64%) Cisco
3 9 (16.07%) Finance
3 9 (16.07%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (14.29%) Cisco UCCE
4 8 (14.29%) SAP
4 8 (14.29%) Migration
5 7 (12.50%) Windows
5 7 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 6 (10.71%) Data Migration
6 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
6 6 (10.71%) CRM
6 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
6 6 (10.71%) CISA
6 6 (10.71%) CISM
6 6 (10.71%) CISSP
6 6 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (8.93%) Automotive
7 5 (8.93%) Oracle iProcurement
7 5 (8.93%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (7.14%) XenDesktop
8 4 (7.14%) Data Integration
8 4 (7.14%) E-business
8 4 (7.14%) Firewall
8 4 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
8 4 (7.14%) Hyperion
8 4 (7.14%) XML
9 3 (5.36%) ITIL

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (5.36%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle iProcurement
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (5.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (5.36%) SAP PP
4 2 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (1.79%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.57%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) Firewall
2 3 (5.36%) SAN
3 2 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.57%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (3.57%) H.323
3 2 (3.57%) MGCP
3 2 (3.57%) NetScreen
3 2 (3.57%) Network Security
4 1 (1.79%) DNS
4 1 (1.79%) HTTP
4 1 (1.79%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.79%) SSL
4 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.79%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.79%) Hyperion Smart View
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.79%) MSI
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Automotive
3 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.57%) Advertising
4 2 (3.57%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Publishing
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) XML
2 2 (3.57%) XMPP
3 1 (1.79%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.57%) Statistics
3 1 (1.79%) CESG
3 1 (1.79%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (1.79%) Chemistry
3 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.79%) EFT
3 1 (1.79%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.29%) Migration
2 7 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 6 (10.71%) CRM
3 6 (10.71%) Data Migration
4 4 (7.14%) E-business
5 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.36%) ITIL
5 3 (5.36%) Presales
5 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.57%) Change Control
6 2 (3.57%) Coaching
6 2 (3.57%) Data Management
6 2 (3.57%) ITSM
6 2 (3.57%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.57%) Server Building
6 2 (3.57%) Service Management
6 2 (3.57%) TDD
7 1 (1.79%) Business Transformation
7 1 (1.79%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) SQL
1 2 (3.57%) VB
2 1 (1.79%) Java
2 1 (1.79%) Perl
2 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.79%) VBA
2 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) CISA
1 6 (10.71%) CISM
1 6 (10.71%) CISSP
2 4 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.36%) Degree
3 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) CCIE
4 2 (3.57%) CCNA
4 2 (3.57%) CCNP
4 2 (3.57%) CCSP
5 1 (1.79%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.79%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
3 1 (1.79%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.14%) XenDesktop
2 3 (5.36%) XenApp
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.79%) vSphere
4 1 (1.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.79%) EdgeSight
3 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.79%) Puppet
3 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) Oracle
2 11 (19.64%) Cisco
3 8 (14.29%) SAP
4 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.14%) Hyperion
6 3 (5.36%) Citrix
6 3 (5.36%) VMware
7 2 (3.57%) AppSense
7 2 (3.57%) Juniper
7 2 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (3.57%) Verint
8 1 (1.79%) IFS
8 1 (1.79%) Infor
8 1 (1.79%) SunGard
8 1 (1.79%) Wyse
Essex
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 16 days ago