The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Principal Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Consultant
Rank 262 - 244
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.077% - 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% - 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £548 - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £548 £575 £550
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Principal 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
8682 8855 8642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.02% 94.71% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5242 4970 4720
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 422 469
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Principal Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Principal Consultant in the job title.

Principal Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Principal 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 Principal Consultant across the South East region.

Principal Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Principal 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 Principal Consultant across the South East region.

Principal Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Principal Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire - 6 £545 -
Berkshire - 1 £550 -
Principal Consultant
England

Principal Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, Principal Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Principal Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (33.33%) Information Security
1 4 (33.33%) CCIE
1 4 (33.33%) CISSP
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (33.33%) Network Security
1 4 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Master Data Management
2 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 3 (25.00%) Data Management
2 3 (25.00%) GoldenSource
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) JMS
2 3 (25.00%) EAI
2 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) CRM
2 3 (25.00%) Siebel
2 3 (25.00%) Adobe
2 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Forcepoint
3 2 (16.67%) F5
3 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (8.33%) Ansible
4 1 (8.33%) Tableau

Principal Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 1 (8.33%) OLAP
1 1 (8.33%) Power BI
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (25.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) JMS
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Information Security
1 4 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (25.00%) CRM
2 3 (25.00%) Data Management
2 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (25.00%) EAI
2 3 (25.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCIE
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (33.33%) CISSP
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) AirWatch
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Adobe
1 3 (25.00%) GoldenSource
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
1 3 (25.00%) Siebel
2 2 (16.67%) F5
2 2 (16.67%) Forcepoint
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Tableau
3 1 (8.33%) VMware