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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 15 21 8
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 5 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 4.00% 5.88% 8.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.63% 6.11% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £436 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.33 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+28.92% -43.12%
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
108 131 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 86.40% 96.32% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 69 28
Average daily rate £350 £275 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -14.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £120 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 35 23
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.63 £9.63 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.95 £23.20 £22.75
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 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
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 24 December 2014, 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 (31.25%) SQL
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) IBM
3 3 (18.75%) HP
3 3 (18.75%) WSDL
3 3 (18.75%) zOS
3 3 (18.75%) Mainframe
3 3 (18.75%) Web Services
3 3 (18.75%) XML
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (12.50%) LINC
4 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 2 (12.50%) MQSeries
4 2 (12.50%) SOAP
4 2 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 2 (12.50%) Workflow
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (6.25%) Apache
5 1 (6.25%) XML Schema

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (12.50%) MQSeries
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
1 3 (18.75%) XML
1 3 (18.75%) WSDL
2 2 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) Struts
3 1 (6.25%) J2EE
3 1 (6.25%) JDBC
3 1 (6.25%) JSP
3 1 (6.25%) XSD
3 1 (6.25%) XSLT
3 1 (6.25%) JMS
3 1 (6.25%) XML Schema
3 1 (6.25%) Ajax
3 1 (6.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Mainframe
1 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Scrum
3 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) SOA
4 1 (6.25%) Data Mapping
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) LINC
2 2 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
1 4 (25.00%) IBM
2 3 (18.75%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) webMethods
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft