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 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
Consultant
Rank 22 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 3 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.96% 7.30% 3.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 7.41% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 5
Median daily rate - £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £439 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+31.42% +55.55%
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
147 135 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 96.08% 98.54% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 97 103
Median daily rate £463 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% +4.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 28 August 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 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) CRM
2 6 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (37.50%) User Stories
3 5 (31.25%) Marketing
4 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
4 3 (18.75%) Finance
4 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
5 2 (12.50%) Firewall
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 2 (12.50%) Information Security
5 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (12.50%) Security Operations
5 2 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (12.50%) Cryptography
6 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (6.25%) Check_MK
6 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
6 1 (6.25%) Spark Streaming
6 1 (6.25%) SDLC
6 1 (6.25%) Email Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Kibana
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity

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 (6.25%) Apache Spark
1 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (6.25%) IBM Domino
1 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (31.25%) Marketing
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Advertising
3 1 (6.25%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Cryptography
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) CRM
1 6 (37.50%) User Stories
2 2 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
2 2 (12.50%) Information Security
2 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 2 (12.50%) Security Operations
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (6.25%) Email Migration
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.25%) SDLC
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CISA
1 1 (6.25%) CISM
1 1 (6.25%) CISSP
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) ISSMP
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Check_MK
1 1 (6.25%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Cloudera
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Lotus
2 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com