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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 14 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 12 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 6.19% 2.29% 4.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.56% 2.46% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 4
Average daily rate
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£525 £175 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -53.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £135 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £275 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £31.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
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
183 122 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 94.33% 93.13% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 63 84
Average daily rate £300 £238 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £121 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 24 36
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.63 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £17.45 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 £538 +207.14%
Consultant
East of England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle
4 5 (27.78%) Python
4 5 (27.78%) Firewall
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 4 (22.22%) AIX
5 4 (22.22%) Linux
5 4 (22.22%) IBM
5 4 (22.22%) Symantec
6 3 (16.67%) Sophos
6 3 (16.67%) RACF
6 3 (16.67%) UNIX
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (16.67%) SSL
6 3 (16.67%) zOS
6 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 3 (16.67%) LAN
6 3 (16.67%) WAN
6 3 (16.67%) Blue Coat
6 3 (16.67%) ProxySG
6 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 3 (16.67%) Network Security
6 3 (16.67%) SIEM
6 3 (16.67%) Analytics
6 3 (16.67%) ACF2
7 2 (11.11%) Regular Expression
7 2 (11.11%) Lumension
7 2 (11.11%) AlgoSec
7 2 (11.11%) Cyber-Ark

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Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (5.56%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) LAN
2 3 (16.67%) WAN
2 3 (16.67%) SSL
2 3 (16.67%) Network Security
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (11.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (11.11%) EDMS
3 1 (5.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Regular Expression
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) XSD
2 1 (5.56%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
1 1 (5.56%) Replication
1 1 (5.56%) User Experience
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) AIX
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) zOS
3 3 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.56%) VMS
4 1 (5.56%) OS/400
4 1 (5.56%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) SIEM
1 3 (16.67%) Analytics
1 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (11.11%) Workflow
2 2 (11.11%) Migration
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.56%) Data Security
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.56%) Time Management
3 1 (5.56%) Database Security
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Python
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) RACF
1 3 (16.67%) ProxySG
1 3 (16.67%) ACF2
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) vMotion
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Symantec
2 4 (22.22%) IBM
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Sophos
3 3 (16.67%) Blue Coat
4 2 (11.11%) Splunk
4 2 (11.11%) Lumension
4 2 (11.11%) AlgoSec
4 2 (11.11%) Cyber-Ark
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.56%) webMethods
5 1 (5.56%) VMware
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