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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Principal Consultant
England / South East
Rank 226 251 252
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 15 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.072% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.077% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 11
Median daily rate £525 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £550 £550
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
6675 7841 8696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.32% 94.22% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3855 4600 4711
Median daily rate £401 £392 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.16% +4.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 408 427
Median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £54.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 - 10 £525 -
Berkshire +19 5 £525 -16.00% 2
Principal Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 16 (84.21%) Security Cleared
2 14 (73.68%) SC Cleared
3 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) Windows 10
4 7 (36.84%) Office 365
5 6 (31.58%) Cisco
5 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (21.05%) WAN
7 3 (15.79%) DHCP
7 3 (15.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (15.79%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (15.79%) Validation
7 3 (15.79%) LAN
7 3 (15.79%) User Experience
7 3 (15.79%) Server Building
7 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
7 3 (15.79%) Use Case
7 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
7 3 (15.79%) VLAN
8 2 (10.53%) General Ledger
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (10.53%) Cash Management
8 2 (10.53%) WebCenter
8 2 (10.53%) FCoE
8 2 (10.53%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (10.53%) Finance

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) WAN
2 3 (15.79%) DHCP
2 3 (15.79%) LAN
2 3 (15.79%) VLAN
3 2 (10.53%) BGP
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (10.53%) EIGRP
3 2 (10.53%) FCoE
3 2 (10.53%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (10.53%) OSPF
3 2 (10.53%) VPN
4 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) WebCenter
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) CESG
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
1 8 (42.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
1 3 (15.79%) Server Building
1 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
1 3 (15.79%) Use Case
1 3 (15.79%) Validation
2 2 (10.53%) Cash Management
2 2 (10.53%) E-business
2 2 (10.53%) Invoice Processing
3 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.26%) eTOM
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) ITSM
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Service Design
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
3 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) Security Cleared
2 14 (73.68%) SC Cleared
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (10.53%) CCIE
4 2 (10.53%) CCNA
4 2 (10.53%) CCNP
5 1 (5.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (5.26%) CCSP
5 1 (5.26%) CISM
5 1 (5.26%) CISSP
5 1 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) COBIT
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) ISO22301
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (15.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (5.26%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) Citrix
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) F5