The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Norwich 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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 23 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 4 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 2.70% 3.17% 4.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% 3.42% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Average daily rate £470 £638 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.27% +155.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £468 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £685 £330
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 £56.25 £24.75 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+127.27% -
Consultant
Norfolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Norwich 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
Norwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
140 117 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 94.59% 92.86% 97.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 73 66
Average daily rate £413 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £430 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 29 35
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £9.63 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £25.00 £23.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Norwich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Norwich region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Norwich

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Norwich

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Norwich

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Norwich 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 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) Information Security
2 4 (33.33%) Middleware
2 4 (33.33%) CISA
2 4 (33.33%) CISM
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (25.00%) CISSP
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Cryptography
3 3 (25.00%) PKI
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (25.00%) Time Management
3 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (25.00%) Public Cloud
3 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Office 365
4 2 (16.67%) AIX
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (16.67%) zOS
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Norwich 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) assyst
1 1 (8.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) MSI
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (25.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (25.00%) PKI
1 3 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) AIX
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (16.67%) zOS
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Information Security
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (25.00%) Time Management
2 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CISA
1 4 (33.33%) CISM
2 3 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (8.33%) CRISC
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCDST
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) AppDNA
1 1 (8.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Remedy
3 1 (8.33%) SAP