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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 60 66 72
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.58% 0.37% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.39% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £450 £466 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.48% +3.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £444 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.22% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - £47.50
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 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
664 768 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.65% 94.70% 96.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 400 421
Median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £185 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 74 57
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% +5.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £9.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) SCCM
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Presales
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) Coaching
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) PLM
4 2 (20.00%) Windchill
4 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (20.00%) Automotive
4 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (20.00%) Advertising
4 2 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) OOP
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) ERP
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) B2B

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (10.00%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Advertising
2 2 (20.00%) Automotive
2 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Coaching
2 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) OOP
2 2 (20.00%) PLM
2 2 (20.00%) Presales
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) B2B
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Logistics
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (10.00%) SIEM
3 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C++
1 2 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) F5
2 1 (10.00%) IFS
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec