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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 25 21 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 6 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.16% 3.87% 3.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.30% 4.00% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Median daily rate £650 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% +16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.16 £47.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+9.80% +52.00%
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
182 150 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 95.79% 96.77% 98.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 102 156
Median daily rate £475 £400 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £198 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 17
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £15.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 30 June 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 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) CRM
2 7 (38.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (38.89%) User Stories
3 5 (27.78%) Marketing
4 3 (16.67%) Finance
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (11.11%) Security Operations
5 2 (11.11%) Firewall
5 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (11.11%) Information Security
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Cryptography
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (5.56%) ISSMP
6 1 (5.56%) Billing
6 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 (5.56%) Apache Spark
1 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (5.56%) IBM Domino
1 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 5 (27.78%) Marketing
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
3 1 (5.56%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Cryptography
2 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) CRM
1 7 (38.89%) User Stories
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) Information Security
2 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
2 2 (11.11%) Security Operations
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (5.56%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (5.56%) High Availability
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.56%) Scrum
3 1 (5.56%) SDLC
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
1 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) Perl
2 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CISA
1 1 (5.56%) CISM
1 1 (5.56%) CISSP
1 1 (5.56%) ISSMP
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Check_MK
1 1 (5.56%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.56%) Cloudera
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Lotus
3 1 (5.56%) Tableau