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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 31 31 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 33 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.19% 4.78% 3.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.32% 5.28% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £39.00 £41.95 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.03% +67.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.75 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+68.10% +5.45%
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
620 436 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 97.48% 90.64% 91.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 222 205
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 62 66
Average hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.72 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 4 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Essex region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Consultant Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 August 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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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 -14 5 - -
Colchester -3 1 £420 +6.32%
Consultant
East of England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 38 (48.72%) Oracle
2 34 (43.59%) Finance
3 25 (32.05%) Oracle EBS R12
4 18 (23.08%) Oracle EBS
5 16 (20.51%) XML
6 12 (15.38%) Oracle iProcurement
7 10 (12.82%) Hyperion Planning
7 10 (12.82%) Hyperion
7 10 (12.82%) Hyperion Smart View
8 9 (11.54%) Windows
8 9 (11.54%) Local Government
9 8 (10.26%) CRM
10 7 (8.97%) Oracle Financials
10 7 (8.97%) SQL
10 7 (8.97%) SAP
10 7 (8.97%) EAM
10 7 (8.97%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 6 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
11 6 (7.69%) Oracle Receivables
11 6 (7.69%) SAP SD
11 6 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (7.69%) SMS
11 6 (7.69%) VMS
11 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
11 6 (7.69%) Migration
11 6 (7.69%) Workflow
11 6 (7.69%) Data Integration
12 5 (6.41%) Cash Management
12 5 (6.41%) Oracle General Ledger
12 5 (6.41%) Automotive

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Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 4 (5.13%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle UPK
3 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.28%) IIS
3 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.28%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.28%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (1.28%) PTC Creo
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 25 (32.05%) Oracle EBS R12
2 18 (23.08%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (15.38%) Oracle iProcurement
4 10 (12.82%) Hyperion Planning
5 7 (8.97%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 7 (8.97%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (7.69%) SAP SD
6 6 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (7.69%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (6.41%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (6.41%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (3.85%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (2.56%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (1.28%) Oracle iRecruitment
10 1 (1.28%) Oracle HRMS
10 1 (1.28%) Agresso
10 1 (1.28%) Oracle FAH
10 1 (1.28%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) SMS
2 4 (5.13%) DNS
2 4 (5.13%) Firewall
2 4 (5.13%) Wireless
2 4 (5.13%) Wireless Security
2 4 (5.13%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (3.85%) WAN
3 3 (3.85%) LDAP
3 3 (3.85%) LAN
4 2 (2.56%) DHCP
4 2 (2.56%) SAN
4 2 (2.56%) Internet
5 1 (1.28%) NetScreen
5 1 (1.28%) Intranet
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.28%) VLAN
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (1.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.82%) Hyperion Smart View
2 6 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (5.13%) Essbase
3 4 (5.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.28%) SAP BI
5 1 (1.28%) OLAP
5 1 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.28%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.28%) IntelliJ
2 1 (1.28%) MSI
2 1 (1.28%) JIRA
2 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
General
1 34 (43.59%) Finance
2 9 (11.54%) Local Government
3 5 (6.41%) Automotive
4 4 (5.13%) Billing
5 3 (3.85%) Marketing
6 2 (2.56%) Advertising
7 1 (1.28%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.51%) XML
2 5 (6.41%) EDIFACT
3 1 (1.28%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Data Integration
2 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.56%) EFT
2 2 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.28%) GIS
3 1 (1.28%) Clustering
3 1 (1.28%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.28%) SCORM
3 1 (1.28%) RMADS
3 1 (1.28%) BYOD
3 1 (1.28%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.54%) Windows
2 6 (7.69%) VMS
3 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.85%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.85%) UNIX
5 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.56%) Linux
6 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.28%) Fedora
6 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (10.26%) CRM
2 7 (8.97%) EAM
3 6 (7.69%) Workflow
3 6 (7.69%) Migration
4 5 (6.41%) E-business
4 5 (6.41%) ITIL
4 5 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (6.41%) Logistics
4 5 (6.41%) Cash Management
5 4 (5.13%) Resource Management
5 4 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.85%) Service Management
6 3 (3.85%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.85%) Change Management
6 3 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.56%) Test Scripting
7 2 (2.56%) Time Management
7 2 (2.56%) Data Migration
7 2 (2.56%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.97%) SQL
2 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (6.41%) CCNP
1 5 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.28%) MCSE
3 1 (1.28%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.28%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.85%) XenApp
2 3 (3.85%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.56%) XenServer
4 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.28%) Docker
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.28%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) SCCM
1 1 (1.28%) SCOM
1 1 (1.28%) Mesos
Vendors
1 38 (48.72%) Oracle
2 10 (12.82%) Hyperion
3 7 (8.97%) SAP
4 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.41%) VMware
5 5 (6.41%) Cisco
6 4 (5.13%) MobileIron
6 4 (5.13%) Citrix
7 2 (2.56%) Cognos
7 2 (2.56%) SunGard
7 2 (2.56%) HP
8 1 (1.28%) Dell
8 1 (1.28%) Juniper
8 1 (1.28%) PTC
8 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.28%) Autodesk