The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Northern Ireland region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank - 37 22
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 0.35% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.45% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £25.63 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+28.78% +55.30%
Job Titles Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109 220 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 93.97% 77.19% 93.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 125 37
Average daily rate £350 £325 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £225 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Technical Consultant
UK

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland