The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Technical Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Consultant
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 54 52 61
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.35% 0.34% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.37% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £500 £431 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -21.59%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £438 £450
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £27.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
549 546 634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.31% 93.65% 96.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 279 345
Median daily rate £450 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £178 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £613 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 55 37
Median hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £20.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -28.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.24 £7.77 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.65 £42.20 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Technical Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Technical Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Technical Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 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
Watford - 2 £500 - 1
Technical Consultant
East of England

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) Server Building
4 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (25.00%) vSphere
4 2 (25.00%) F5
4 2 (25.00%) High Availability
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (25.00%) Middleware
4 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Clustering
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) MySQL
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) SSL
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Dell
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (12.50%) CCIE
5 1 (12.50%) CCNP

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (12.50%) IOS XR
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) NX-OS
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) High Availability
2 2 (25.00%) Server Building
3 1 (12.50%) B2B
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) SIEM
3 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCIE
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Dell
2 2 (25.00%) F5
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
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