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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 20 25 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 6 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 3.33% 4.52% 8.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.75% 4.65% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £290 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £440 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+35.80% -46.00%
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
160 172 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 88.89% 97.18% 94.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 94 77
Average daily rate £350 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £158 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £365 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 35
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -26.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.41 £9.63 £12.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.95 £23.20 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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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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 5 £450 +28.57%
Consultant
East of England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 8 (36.36%) Migration
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle
3 6 (27.27%) IBM
3 6 (27.27%) Data Migration
4 5 (22.73%) SQL
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (18.18%) HP
5 4 (18.18%) zOS
5 4 (18.18%) Mainframe
5 4 (18.18%) Finance
6 3 (13.64%) Web Services
6 3 (13.64%) XML
6 3 (13.64%) WSDL
6 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (9.09%) Java
7 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
7 2 (9.09%) SOAP
7 2 (9.09%) Windows
7 2 (9.09%) Linux
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (9.09%) Apache
7 2 (9.09%) MQSeries
7 2 (9.09%) ERP
7 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (9.09%) Workflow
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow

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Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 2 (9.09%) Apache
1 2 (9.09%) MQSeries
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (9.09%) ResourceLink
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
1 3 (13.64%) XML
1 3 (13.64%) WSDL
2 2 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) Struts
3 1 (4.55%) J2EE
3 1 (4.55%) JDBC
3 1 (4.55%) JSP
3 1 (4.55%) XSD
3 1 (4.55%) XSLT
3 1 (4.55%) JMS
3 1 (4.55%) XML Schema
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (4.55%) Ajax
3 1 (4.55%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Mainframe
2 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) zOS
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) UNIX
3 1 (4.55%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Migration
2 6 (27.27%) Data Migration
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Scrum
4 2 (9.09%) ERP
4 2 (9.09%) Workflow
4 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Data Mapping
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) LINC
2 2 (9.09%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.55%) MCITP
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (4.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
2 6 (27.27%) IBM
3 4 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) Veritas
5 1 (4.55%) webMethods
5 1 (4.55%) VMware