The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 53 52 59
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.38% 0.23% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.24% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate £425 £400 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £444 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.84% +10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
505 424 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 95.83% 95.93% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 236 327
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 £168 £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 60 60 66
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 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.55 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Consultant in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
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 Technical Consultant within the Essex region over the 3 months to 9 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
Brentwood - 1 £425 -
Technical Consultant
East of England

Technical Consultant
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Finance

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Presales
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco