The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Essex region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 51 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.20% - 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% - 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate
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£500 - £278
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £24.38 -
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Job Titles Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
446 423 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 90.47% 91.56% 97.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 202 245
Average daily rate £384 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.15% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 71 92
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.66 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.18% -24.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.95 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £38.15 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Technical Consultant
East of England

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 25 July 2014. 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 - - - -
Technical Consultant
East of England

Technical Consultant
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds