The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 10 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 6 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 7.14% 5.97% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.23% 6.15% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 1
Average daily rate £394 £353 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.62% -8.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.25 £24.75 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+127.27% -
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
83 130 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 98.81% 97.01% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 80 68
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £278 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 13
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (12.50%) Product Management
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Tableau
2 1 (12.50%) User Stories
2 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) CCSE
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Security Management
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Product Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Security Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCSE
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) Tableau