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 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 19 35 45
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 35 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.08% 3.63% 3.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.27% 3.76% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 6
Median daily rate £300 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £380 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £465 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £46.25 £39.00 £45.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.58% -13.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £30.20 £41.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.85 £47.80 £50.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £33.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+34.81% +22.72%
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
423 505 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 97.69% 96.37% 92.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 270 230
Median daily rate £328 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £513 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 75 61
Median hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 September 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 25 September 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
Chelmsford +11 11 - - 1
Basildon - 2 - -
Brentwood - 2 £250 -
Thurrock - 1 £548 -
Consultant
East of England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 42 (59.15%) Oracle
2 27 (38.03%) Finance
3 14 (19.72%) Windows
3 14 (19.72%) CRM
3 14 (19.72%) Hyperion
4 13 (18.31%) Essbase
4 13 (18.31%) Hyperion Planning
4 13 (18.31%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (18.31%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (16.90%) SQL
6 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
6 11 (15.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (15.49%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (14.08%) Resource Management
7 10 (14.08%) CISSP
7 10 (14.08%) CISM
7 10 (14.08%) Business Analysis
8 9 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (12.68%) Degree
9 8 (11.27%) Data Analysis
9 8 (11.27%) Time Management
9 8 (11.27%) Use Case
9 8 (11.27%) Customer Analytics
9 8 (11.27%) Oracle ODI
9 8 (11.27%) Campaign Management
9 8 (11.27%) Data Analytics
9 8 (11.27%) Analytics
9 8 (11.27%) Hadoop
9 8 (11.27%) CISA
9 8 (11.27%) Mainframe

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 (8.45%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.63%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.23%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.82%) Apache
4 2 (2.82%) GlassFish
4 2 (2.82%) IIS
4 2 (2.82%) JBoss
4 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.82%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.41%) Confluence
5 1 (1.41%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.41%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (18.31%) Hyperion Planning
1 13 (18.31%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (9.86%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (7.04%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (5.63%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle AGIS
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (1.41%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (1.41%) Infor SunSystems
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) Office 365
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.23%) Yammer
3 2 (2.82%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (2.82%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) Firewall
1 3 (4.23%) Internet
2 2 (2.82%) LDAP
3 1 (1.41%) Intranet
3 1 (1.41%) Network Security
3 1 (1.41%) Skype
3 1 (1.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) Essbase
2 8 (11.27%) DB2
2 8 (11.27%) Hadoop
2 8 (11.27%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.23%) Big Data
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.41%) DataStage
6 1 (1.41%) Hyperion Smart View
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.41%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) VisualVM
2 1 (1.41%) JIRA
General
1 27 (38.03%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Automotive
3 3 (4.23%) Retail
4 2 (2.82%) Marketing
5 1 (1.41%) Local Government
5 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) XML
2 4 (5.63%) .NET
3 3 (4.23%) COM
3 3 (4.23%) HTML
4 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.82%) COM+
4 2 (2.82%) SOAP
5 1 (1.41%) CSS
5 1 (1.41%) CSS3
5 1 (1.41%) HTML5
5 1 (1.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Mainframe
2 5 (7.04%) Data Structures
2 5 (7.04%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.04%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.82%) DataPower
4 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.41%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.72%) Windows
2 7 (9.86%) Windows Vista
3 3 (4.23%) Linux
4 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.72%) CRM
2 13 (18.31%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (15.49%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (14.08%) Business Analysis
4 10 (14.08%) Resource Management
5 9 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (11.27%) Analytics
6 8 (11.27%) Campaign Management
6 8 (11.27%) Customer Analytics
6 8 (11.27%) Data Analysis
6 8 (11.27%) Data Analytics
6 8 (11.27%) Time Management
6 8 (11.27%) Use Case
7 6 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (8.45%) Data Protection
8 5 (7.04%) Information Security
9 4 (5.63%) Performance Testing
10 3 (4.23%) Case Management
10 3 (4.23%) Coaching
10 3 (4.23%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.90%) SQL
2 2 (2.82%) C#
2 2 (2.82%) Java
3 1 (1.41%) C
3 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (14.08%) CISM
1 10 (14.08%) CISSP
2 9 (12.68%) Degree
3 8 (11.27%) CISA
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.41%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.41%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
1 2 (2.82%) Opsview
2 1 (1.41%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 42 (59.15%) Oracle
2 14 (19.72%) Hyperion
3 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.63%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (5.63%) SAP
5 3 (4.23%) IBM
5 3 (4.23%) Infor
6 2 (2.82%) Kaspersky
6 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.82%) Software AG
6 2 (2.82%) Splunk
6 2 (2.82%) webMethods
7 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.41%) Citrix
7 1 (1.41%) CODA
7 1 (1.41%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.41%) Juniper
7 1 (1.41%) Lotus
7 1 (1.41%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.41%) PeopleSoft
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