The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT 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
IT Consultant
Rank 226 253 227
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -26
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 20 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.10% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.11% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 10
Average daily rate £413 £250 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £184 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £386 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
- -64.91%
IT Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8053 8945 7991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.06% 93.74% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4857 4786 4155
Average daily rate £385 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 436 470
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

IT Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

IT Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

IT Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the South East

IT Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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

IT Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

IT Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

IT Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

IT Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +9 5 £314 +6.40% 3
Surrey -4 5 £538 - 1
Berkshire +7 2 £450 +119.51% 2
East Sussex - 2 £463 -
Sussex - 1 - -
IT Consultant
England

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title.

1 12 (27.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (23.26%) PCI DSS
3 9 (20.93%) Windows
4 8 (18.60%) Information Security
4 8 (18.60%) Windows Server
5 7 (16.28%) CESG Certified Professional
5 7 (16.28%) CLAS
5 7 (16.28%) Finance
5 7 (16.28%) DV Cleared
5 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
5 7 (16.28%) RMADS
5 7 (16.28%) PKI
5 7 (16.28%) Information Assurance
6 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
6 6 (13.95%) VMware
6 6 (13.95%) Citrix
7 5 (11.63%) CISSP
7 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
7 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
7 5 (11.63%) Change Management
7 5 (11.63%) Security Management
7 5 (11.63%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (11.63%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (11.63%) vSphere
7 5 (11.63%) XenApp
7 5 (11.63%) XenServer
7 5 (11.63%) ISO27002
8 4 (9.30%) Skype for Business
8 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.30%) Skype for Business
2 3 (6.98%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
1 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
1 1 (2.33%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.33%) DHCP
2 1 (2.33%) DNS
2 1 (2.33%) Firewall
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.33%) LAN
2 1 (2.33%) SAN
2 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) BusinessObjects
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Legal
3 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) PKI
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Biometrics
3 2 (4.65%) Biotechnology
3 2 (4.65%) Life Science
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.33%) FMCG
4 1 (2.33%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Windows
2 8 (18.60%) Windows Server
3 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Information Security
2 7 (16.28%) Information Assurance
3 5 (11.63%) Change Management
3 5 (11.63%) Security Management
3 5 (11.63%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (11.63%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (4.65%) IT Governance
5 2 (4.65%) Logistics
5 2 (4.65%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (4.65%) Project Management
5 2 (4.65%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.33%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.33%) ITIL
6 1 (2.33%) ITSM
6 1 (2.33%) Service Management
6 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) CESG Certified Professional
1 7 (16.28%) CLAS
1 7 (16.28%) DV Cleared
1 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.63%) CISSP
3 2 (4.65%) PhD
3 2 (4.65%) PMP
4 1 (2.33%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (23.26%) PCI DSS
3 7 (16.28%) RMADS
4 5 (11.63%) ISO27002
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
1 5 (11.63%) vSphere
1 5 (11.63%) XenApp
1 5 (11.63%) XenServer
2 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.65%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.33%) vCloud
5 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
1 1 (2.33%) SCOM
1 1 (2.33%) SCOrch
1 1 (2.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Citrix
1 6 (13.95%) VMware
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) Huawei
4 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.33%) SAP
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