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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Consultant
Rank 50 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.54% - 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% - 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £335 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £444
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -4.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 - -

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
373 467 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 95.89% 96.09% 96.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 266 239
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 53 61
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.12% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £63.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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
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 Technical Consultant within the Essex region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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 - 1 - -
Technical Consultant
East of England

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 6 (75.00%) Use Case
1 6 (75.00%) Hadoop
1 6 (75.00%) Analytics
1 6 (75.00%) Customer Analytics
2 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) DB2
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) CRM
2 4 (50.00%) Campaign Management
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 4 (50.00%) Data Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
3 3 (37.50%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Data Structures
3 3 (37.50%) Big Data
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (37.50%) Validation
3 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (12.50%) CSS3
5 1 (12.50%) Office 365

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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (50.00%) DB2
3 3 (37.50%) Big Data
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) CSS3
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (37.50%) Data Structures
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Analytics
1 6 (75.00%) Customer Analytics
1 6 (75.00%) Use Case
2 4 (50.00%) Campaign Management
2 4 (50.00%) CRM
2 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Data Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
3 3 (37.50%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft