The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk 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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 21 23 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 16 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 5.90% 3.41% 7.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.87% 3.64% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +82.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £358 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £384 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £26.88 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-16.27% -17.30%
Consultant
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Norfolk 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
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
233 165 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 85.98% 93.75% 96.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 102 89
Average daily rate £270 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 12
Average hourly rate £25.75 £15.00 £12.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.66% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £8.08 £9.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £17.10 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the Norfolk region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich -8 10 £308 -18.00%
Consultant
East of England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 11 (47.83%) Migration
2 8 (34.78%) Oracle
3 6 (26.09%) IBM
3 6 (26.09%) Data Migration
4 5 (21.74%) SQL
5 4 (17.39%) Mainframe
5 4 (17.39%) Scrum
5 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
5 4 (17.39%) LINC
5 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
6 3 (13.04%) ERP
6 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
6 3 (13.04%) HP
6 3 (13.04%) zOS
6 3 (13.04%) Finance
6 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
6 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (13.04%) Office 365
6 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (8.70%) Java
7 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
7 2 (8.70%) DB2
7 2 (8.70%) Web Services
7 2 (8.70%) XML
7 2 (8.70%) ITIL
7 2 (8.70%) UNIX
7 2 (8.70%) Linux
7 2 (8.70%) Apache
7 2 (8.70%) WSDL

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Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
1 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
1 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.70%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) MQSeries
3 1 (4.35%) SAS
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (4.35%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) ResourceLink
2 1 (4.35%) Agresso
2 1 (4.35%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) DB2
1 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 1 (4.35%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
1 2 (8.70%) XML
1 2 (8.70%) WSDL
2 1 (4.35%) XML Schema
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (4.35%) Ajax
2 1 (4.35%) Java EE
2 1 (4.35%) XSLT
2 1 (4.35%) JMS
2 1 (4.35%) J2EE
2 1 (4.35%) JDBC
2 1 (4.35%) JSP
2 1 (4.35%) SOAP
2 1 (4.35%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Mainframe
2 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.70%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (4.35%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) zOS
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) AIX
3 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Migration
2 6 (26.09%) Data Migration
3 4 (17.39%) Scrum
3 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
4 3 (13.04%) ERP
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
6 1 (4.35%) Data Management
6 1 (4.35%) Data Mapping
6 1 (4.35%) Predictive Modelling
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.35%) Statistical Modelling
6 1 (4.35%) Master Data Management
6 1 (4.35%) Propensity Modelling
6 1 (4.35%) SOA
6 1 (4.35%) ETL
6 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.35%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) LINC
3 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.70%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) IBM
3 3 (13.04%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Veritas
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft