The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Technical Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 243 221 188
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 31 39 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.42% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.44% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 43
Median daily rate £420 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £406 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50
Technical 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
8849 8817 8437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.10% 94.64% 93.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5335 4936 4622
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 £238 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 423 464
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Technical 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 Technical Consultant across the South East region.

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Consultant across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Technical 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 Technical Consultant across the South East region.

Technical Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Technical 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 Technical Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Berkshire -8 12 £438 +2.94% 10
Buckinghamshire +12 5 - - 1
Surrey -7 4 £325 -16.12% 3
Kent - 4 £450 - 3
Hampshire -14 3 £420 +27.65% 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £375 - 2
Middlesex -5 1 £300 -18.64%
Technical Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Technical 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 Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 30 (41.10%) Microsoft
2 25 (34.25%) Windows
3 16 (21.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (17.81%) Finance
4 13 (17.81%) Migration
4 13 (17.81%) Active Directory
5 12 (16.44%) MS Excel
5 12 (16.44%) Office 365
5 12 (16.44%) Windows Server
6 11 (15.07%) Security Cleared
6 11 (15.07%) DNS
7 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (13.70%) PowerShell
8 9 (12.33%) SC Cleared
8 9 (12.33%) SQL
8 9 (12.33%) Oracle
9 8 (10.96%) ITIL
9 8 (10.96%) CRM
9 8 (10.96%) SharePoint
10 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
10 7 (9.59%) Degree
11 6 (8.22%) MCTS
11 6 (8.22%) MCITP
11 6 (8.22%) Firewall
11 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (8.22%) MS Exchange
11 6 (8.22%) Hyper-V
12 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (6.85%) Presales
12 5 (6.85%) Data Modelling

Technical 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 8 (10.96%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.22%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.11%) IIS
3 3 (4.11%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.74%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.74%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.37%) Apache
5 1 (1.37%) CICS
5 1 (1.37%) CMS
5 1 (1.37%) Community Server
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.37%) Live Communications Server
5 1 (1.37%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.37%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 12 (16.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.48%) MS Office
3 2 (2.74%) Acrobat
3 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.74%) PaintShop Pro
4 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.37%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.37%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.37%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.37%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (16.44%) Office 365
3 4 (5.48%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.37%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.07%) DNS
2 6 (8.22%) Firewall
3 5 (6.85%) DHCP
4 4 (5.48%) Internet
4 4 (5.48%) VPN
4 4 (5.48%) Wireless
5 3 (4.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (4.11%) IPsec
5 3 (4.11%) Network Security
5 3 (4.11%) SAN
5 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.74%) IPv6
6 2 (2.74%) Kerberos
6 2 (2.74%) Skype
6 2 (2.74%) WAN
6 2 (2.74%) Wireless Security
7 1 (1.37%) Bluetooth
7 1 (1.37%) Broadband
7 1 (1.37%) POP3
7 1 (1.37%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.74%) Big Data
4 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.74%) DB2
4 2 (2.74%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.37%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.37%) Datazen
5 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.37%) Power BI
5 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) AppScan
General
1 13 (17.81%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Advertising
3 2 (2.74%) Marketing
3 2 (2.74%) Military
3 2 (2.74%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.37%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.37%) Publishing
4 1 (1.37%) Retail
4 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.85%) .NET
1 5 (6.85%) CSS
1 5 (6.85%) XML
2 4 (5.48%) HTML
3 2 (2.74%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.74%) jQuery
3 2 (2.74%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.37%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.37%) Apache Camel
4 1 (1.37%) Autofac
4 1 (1.37%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (1.37%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.37%) OAuth2
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (1.37%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.37%) Silverlight
4 1 (1.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.37%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (1.37%) WCF
4 1 (1.37%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
1 3 (4.11%) PKI
1 3 (4.11%) Replication
2 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.74%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.74%) Clustering
2 2 (2.74%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.74%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (2.74%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.74%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.37%) Blog
3 1 (1.37%) BYOD
3 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.37%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.37%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.37%) SCADA
3 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.37%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 25 (34.25%) Windows
2 12 (16.44%) Windows Server
3 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (6.85%) Linux
4 5 (6.85%) Unix
4 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.74%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.37%) AIX
7 1 (1.37%) HPUX
7 1 (1.37%) MVS
7 1 (1.37%) NetWare
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.37%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.81%) Migration
2 8 (10.96%) CRM
2 8 (10.96%) ITIL
3 5 (6.85%) Data Modelling
3 5 (6.85%) Presales
3 5 (6.85%) Service Management
4 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (5.48%) Customer Engagement
4 4 (5.48%) Data Migration
4 4 (5.48%) Data Security
4 4 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (5.48%) High Availability
4 4 (5.48%) Identity Management
4 4 (5.48%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (4.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.11%) Analytics
5 3 (4.11%) DevOps
5 3 (4.11%) Mentoring
5 3 (4.11%) SDLC
5 3 (4.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.70%) PowerShell
2 9 (12.33%) SQL
3 5 (6.85%) C#
3 5 (6.85%) Java
4 4 (5.48%) C
4 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.11%) C++
5 3 (4.11%) COBOL
5 3 (4.11%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.74%) Perl
6 2 (2.74%) Python
7 1 (1.37%) JCL
7 1 (1.37%) Korn
7 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.37%) R
7 1 (1.37%) REXX
7 1 (1.37%) Scala
7 1 (1.37%) VB
7 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (15.07%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (12.33%) SC Cleared
4 7 (9.59%) Degree
5 6 (8.22%) MCITP
5 6 (8.22%) MCTS
6 4 (5.48%) MCSE
7 3 (4.11%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.74%) CISM
8 2 (2.74%) CISSP
8 2 (2.74%) MCSA
8 2 (2.74%) MCSD
9 1 (1.37%) CISA
9 1 (1.37%) GCIA
9 1 (1.37%) GCIH
9 1 (1.37%) GIAC
9 1 (1.37%) GSEC
9 1 (1.37%) HND
9 1 (1.37%) ISSAP
9 1 (1.37%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) GPG13
2 1 (1.37%) COBIT
2 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.37%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) RMADS
2 1 (1.37%) Solvency II
System Software
1 13 (17.81%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.22%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.11%) UAG
4 2 (2.74%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.37%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.37%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.37%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) SCVMM
1 4 (5.48%) WSUS
2 3 (4.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (4.11%) SCCM
3 2 (2.74%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.74%) Nagios
4 1 (1.37%) Control-M
4 1 (1.37%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.37%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.37%) HP Fortify
4 1 (1.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.37%) WebInspect
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 30 (41.10%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.33%) Oracle
3 3 (4.11%) Citrix
3 3 (4.11%) IBM
3 3 (4.11%) Remedy
3 3 (4.11%) VMware
4 2 (2.74%) Adobe
4 2 (2.74%) ArcSight
4 2 (2.74%) EMC
4 2 (2.74%) HP
4 2 (2.74%) SAP
5 1 (1.37%) Ariba
5 1 (1.37%) CA
5 1 (1.37%) Dell
5 1 (1.37%) F5
5 1 (1.37%) IFS
5 1 (1.37%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.37%) Siebel
5 1 (1.37%) Splunk
5 1 (1.37%) Sybase
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