The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield 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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank - - 31
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield - - 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.61 -
% change year-on-year
+33.38% -
Technical Consultant
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
205 231 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.24% 92.40% 89.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 142 114
Average daily rate £325 £308 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £163 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +170.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.79 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £44.60 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Technical Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Technical Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield