The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Essex region that had Technical 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
Technical Consultant
Rank 53 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.24% 0.71% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £388 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £494 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.72% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 - £27.50
Technical 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%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Essex region that featured Technical Consultant in the job title.

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Consultant across the Essex region.

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Technical Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Consultant across the Essex region.

Technical Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, Technical 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 Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Data Analysis
1 8 (72.73%) Business Analysis
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
1 8 (72.73%) DB2
1 8 (72.73%) CRM
1 8 (72.73%) Use Case
1 8 (72.73%) Hadoop
1 8 (72.73%) Mainframe
1 8 (72.73%) Data Analytics
1 8 (72.73%) Analytics
1 8 (72.73%) Customer Analytics
1 8 (72.73%) Campaign Management
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Vista
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Data Structures
3 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 5 (45.45%) Mathematics
3 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Big Data
6 2 (18.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 2 (18.18%) C
7 1 (9.09%) C#
7 1 (9.09%) HTML

Technical 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) DB2
1 8 (72.73%) Hadoop
2 3 (27.27%) Big Data
3 1 (9.09%) DataStage
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (9.09%) Automotive
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) CSS3
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) HTML5
1 1 (9.09%) jQuery
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Mainframe
2 5 (45.45%) Data Structures
2 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 5 (45.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Analytics
1 8 (72.73%) Business Analysis
1 8 (72.73%) Campaign Management
1 8 (72.73%) CRM
1 8 (72.73%) Customer Analytics
1 8 (72.73%) Data Analysis
1 8 (72.73%) Data Analytics
1 8 (72.73%) Use Case
2 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Hyperion
3 1 (9.09%) JD Edwards
3 1 (9.09%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (9.09%) SAP