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 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 22 40 35
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 33 21 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.86% 3.72% 6.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.17% 3.80% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 19
Median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £336 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £42.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +52.72%
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
404 552 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 96.19% 97.70% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 295 307
Median daily rate £375 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 92 47
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £41.25 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

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 6 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Essex region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Basildon - 6 £400 -
Brentwood +13 4 £250 -41.17%
Colchester - 4 - -
Chelmsford +2 2 - -
Consultant
East of England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 39 (54.17%) Oracle
2 20 (27.78%) SAP
3 19 (26.39%) CRM
3 19 (26.39%) Finance
4 16 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (19.44%) Windows
6 12 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (15.28%) Business Analysis
8 10 (13.89%) Degree
8 10 (13.89%) Resource Management
8 10 (13.89%) Oracle EBS R12
8 10 (13.89%) SQL
9 9 (12.50%) DB2
9 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 9 (12.50%) Hyperion
9 9 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 8 (11.11%) Use Case
10 8 (11.11%) Hyperion Planning
10 8 (11.11%) Hadoop
10 8 (11.11%) Data Analytics
10 8 (11.11%) Analytics
10 8 (11.11%) Customer Analytics
10 8 (11.11%) Campaign Management
10 8 (11.11%) CISSP
10 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
10 8 (11.11%) Mainframe
10 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
10 8 (11.11%) Data Analysis
10 8 (11.11%) CISM
10 8 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management

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 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (5.56%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.78%) NetWeaver
3 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.39%) Confluence
4 1 (1.39%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.39%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (13.89%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (11.11%) Hyperion Planning
3 5 (6.94%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (5.56%) SAP BPC
4 4 (5.56%) SAP GRC
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (2.78%) SAP CO
5 2 (2.78%) SAP FI
5 2 (2.78%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (1.39%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (1.39%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (1.39%) SAP ERP
6 1 (1.39%) SAP PS
6 1 (1.39%) SAP QM
6 1 (1.39%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.72%) Office 365
2 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.56%) Oracle CX
2 4 (5.56%) PaaS
2 4 (5.56%) SaaS
2 4 (5.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) Firewall
1 1 (1.39%) Intranet
1 1 (1.39%) Network Security
1 1 (1.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) DB2
2 8 (11.11%) Essbase
2 8 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.72%) Oracle ODI
4 5 (6.94%) SAP BW
5 4 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (5.56%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.17%) Big Data
6 3 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.78%) SAP HANA
8 1 (1.39%) DataStage
8 1 (1.39%) Hyperion Smart View
8 1 (1.39%) MaxDB
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.39%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) JIRA
General
1 19 (26.39%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Marketing
3 5 (6.94%) Retail
4 3 (4.17%) Automotive
5 1 (1.39%) Local Government
5 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.33%) .NET
2 5 (6.94%) SAP Basis
3 4 (5.56%) COM
3 4 (5.56%) Web Services
4 3 (4.17%) XML
5 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.39%) CSS
6 1 (1.39%) CSS3
6 1 (1.39%) HTML
6 1 (1.39%) HTML5
6 1 (1.39%) jQuery
6 1 (1.39%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 5 (6.94%) Data Structures
2 5 (6.94%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.94%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.39%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.39%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.39%) EMV
3 1 (1.39%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.44%) Windows
2 7 (9.72%) Windows Vista
3 3 (4.17%) Linux
4 1 (1.39%) AIX
4 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.39%) Solaris
4 1 (1.39%) Unix
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.39%) CRM
2 16 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (15.28%) Business Analysis
5 10 (13.89%) Resource Management
6 8 (11.11%) Analytics
6 8 (11.11%) Campaign Management
6 8 (11.11%) Customer Analytics
6 8 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 8 (11.11%) Data Analytics
6 8 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (11.11%) Use Case
7 7 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (9.72%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (9.72%) Time Management
8 6 (8.33%) Information Security
9 5 (6.94%) Data Migration
9 5 (6.94%) Migration
9 5 (6.94%) Presales
9 5 (6.94%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.89%) SQL
2 5 (6.94%) ABAP
2 5 (6.94%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.56%) Java
3 4 (5.56%) PHP
4 3 (4.17%) C
5 2 (2.78%) C#
6 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) Degree
2 8 (11.11%) CISM
2 8 (11.11%) CISSP
3 7 (9.72%) CISA
4 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 39 (54.17%) Oracle
2 20 (27.78%) SAP
3 9 (12.50%) Hyperion
3 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.94%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (5.56%) Infor
6 2 (2.78%) Ariba
6 2 (2.78%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.39%) Citrix
7 1 (1.39%) CODA
7 1 (1.39%) IBM
7 1 (1.39%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.39%) Juniper
7 1 (1.39%) Lotus
7 1 (1.39%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.39%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.39%) Red Hat