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 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 20 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 5 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.40% 5.88% 7.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.62% 6.25% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 13
Median daily rate £575 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +31.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £435
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +85.85%

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
138 80 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 93.88% 94.12% 98.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 48 111
Median daily rate £375 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £595 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 11
Median hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £24.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -17.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £14.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £20.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 2017, 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 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Network Security
2 3 (33.33%) F5
2 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (22.22%) QRadar
3 2 (22.22%) Splunk
3 2 (22.22%) Office 365
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (22.22%) CEH
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Advertising
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) CISM
3 2 (22.22%) CISSP
4 1 (11.11%) NHS
4 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (11.11%) AppScan
4 1 (11.11%) TestComplete
4 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003

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 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) IaaS
2 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) AppScan
1 1 (11.11%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (22.22%) Advertising
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Cyber Attack
1 1 (11.11%) Informatics
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Email Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CEH
1 2 (22.22%) CISM
1 2 (22.22%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) QRadar
2 1 (11.11%) Nexpose
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (22.22%) Splunk
4 1 (11.11%) Acunetix
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com