The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 27 August 2015 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 63 71 52
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.37% 0.38% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.39% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
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£466 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.61% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £450 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 £35.61
% change year-on-year
- +33.38%
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
740 760 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.38% 95.12% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 422 259
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £189 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 55 47
Average hourly rate £17.75 £14.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.56% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.75 £86.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Consultant within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. 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
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Technical Consultant
East of England

Technical Consultant
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITSM
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (33.33%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) FMCG
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) B2B
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) BMC
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) B2B
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITSM
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) BMC
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy