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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 14 24 17
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 8 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 7.08% 4.69% 4.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.41% 5.26% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Average daily rate
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£500 £308 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.60% -18.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -18.18%
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
108 171 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 95.58% 89.06% 97.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 108 66
Average daily rate £300 £280 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £180 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 11
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 £111.25 £35.50 £21.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, 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 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Firewall
3 6 (37.50%) Finance
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
4 5 (31.25%) AIX
4 5 (31.25%) Migration
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (18.75%) UNIX
6 3 (18.75%) VLAN
6 3 (18.75%) Qualys
6 3 (18.75%) Imperva
6 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (18.75%) Time Management
6 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
6 3 (18.75%) HP
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco
6 3 (18.75%) zOS
6 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (18.75%) Nessus
6 3 (18.75%) Mainframe
7 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (12.50%) Symantec
7 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 2 (12.50%) Web Services
7 2 (12.50%) Python
7 2 (12.50%) LAN
7 2 (12.50%) SIEM
7 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.25%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) VLAN
3 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) SSL
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (6.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) Build Forge
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) XSD
2 1 (6.25%) Spring
2 1 (6.25%) Ajax
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 1 (6.25%) Regular Expression
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) Mainframe
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) AIX
4 3 (18.75%) zOS
4 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (18.75%) UNIX
5 1 (6.25%) VMS
5 1 (6.25%) OS/400
5 1 (6.25%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (18.75%) Time Management
3 2 (12.50%) SIEM
3 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Data Security
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CISSP
1 1 (6.25%) CISA
1 1 (6.25%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) RACF
2 1 (6.25%) ProxySG
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (6.25%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Nessus
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) HP
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) Qualys
2 3 (18.75%) Imperva
3 2 (12.50%) Rapid7
3 2 (12.50%) Cyber-Ark
3 2 (12.50%) Symantec
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.25%) Sophos
4 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) AlgoSec
4 1 (6.25%) Splunk
4 1 (6.25%) Lumension
4 1 (6.25%) Pega