The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Ipswich region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 15 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 12 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 6.67% 4.62% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.70% 4.76% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Median daily rate £400 £500 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -1.96%
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £445 £415
% change year-on-year
- +7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -8.75%
Consultant
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich 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
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
179 168 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 99.44% 97.11% 97.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 112 143
Median daily rate £375 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 17
Median hourly rate £10.00 £13.87 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.90% -4.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 Ipswich region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) CRM
2 7 (41.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (41.18%) User Stories
3 5 (29.41%) Marketing
4 3 (17.65%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (17.65%) Finance
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.76%) Information Security
5 2 (11.76%) Firewall
5 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
5 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
5 2 (11.76%) Security Operations
5 2 (11.76%) Cryptography
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Billing
6 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
6 1 (5.88%) SDLC

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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 (5.88%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (17.65%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 5 (29.41%) Marketing
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Billing
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) SOAP
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) CRM
1 7 (41.18%) User Stories
2 2 (11.76%) Information Security
2 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
2 2 (11.76%) Security Operations
2 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.88%) ERP
3 1 (5.88%) High Availability
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.88%) Product Management
3 1 (5.88%) Scrum
3 1 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
1 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Tableau