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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 19 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 11 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 6.15% 5.58% 3.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.51% 6.44% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 4
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £237 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £565 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+35.00% -9.09%
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
169 233 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 94.41% 86.62% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 141 100
Average daily rate £300 £288 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £170 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 13
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.62% +71.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.60 £35.50 £23.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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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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 +12 10 £570 +85.36%
Consultant
East of England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (42.11%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) Firewall
3 6 (31.58%) Windows
4 5 (26.32%) HP
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) Finance
4 5 (26.32%) Migration
5 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
5 4 (21.05%) VLAN
5 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
6 3 (15.79%) Imperva
6 3 (15.79%) Nessus
6 3 (15.79%) Qualys
6 3 (15.79%) Time Management
6 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (15.79%) Tivoli
6 3 (15.79%) AIX
6 3 (15.79%) UNIX
6 3 (15.79%) Symantec
6 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.53%) Web Services
7 2 (10.53%) HTML
7 2 (10.53%) Java
7 2 (10.53%) Perl
7 2 (10.53%) J2EE
7 2 (10.53%) LDAP
7 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
7 2 (10.53%) Shell Script

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Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) VLAN
3 2 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (10.53%) LDAP
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Subversion
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
1 2 (10.53%) Build Forge
2 1 (5.26%) HP UFT
2 1 (5.26%) MSI
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
1 2 (10.53%) J2EE
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
1 2 (10.53%) Spring
1 2 (10.53%) Ajax
1 2 (10.53%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 1 (5.26%) Regular Expression
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
3 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 3 (15.79%) AIX
3 3 (15.79%) UNIX
4 2 (10.53%) zOS
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.26%) VMS
5 1 (5.26%) OS/400
5 1 (5.26%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (15.79%) Time Management
3 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (5.26%) SIEM
4 1 (5.26%) OO
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) Data Security
4 1 (5.26%) Workflow
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Java
1 2 (10.53%) Perl
1 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) CISSP
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) CISA
1 1 (5.26%) CISM
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (5.26%) MCDST
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.26%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Nessus
1 3 (15.79%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.26%) AppDNA
2 1 (5.26%) vMotion
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
1 5 (26.32%) HP
2 3 (15.79%) Symantec
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco
2 3 (15.79%) Qualys
2 3 (15.79%) Imperva
3 2 (10.53%) Rapid7
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.53%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.26%) Remedy
4 1 (5.26%) Sophos
4 1 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.26%) AlgoSec
4 1 (5.26%) Splunk
4 1 (5.26%) Lumension
4 1 (5.26%) Pega
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle