The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Ipswich region that had IT Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Consultant
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 25 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.65% - 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% - 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £440 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
150 87 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 98.04% 98.86% 96.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 61 85
Median daily rate £400 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 15
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.62 £10.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £20.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

IT Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

IT Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

IT Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT 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 IT Consultant in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Informatics

IT 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Informatics