The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 198 210 212
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 45 38 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 0.44% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.47% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 27 17
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£413 £350 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +7.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.68% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £44.97 £43.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £44.97 £43.48
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +3.42%
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
8534 8116 9138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.96% 92.91% 91.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4759 4311 4248
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 505 599
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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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 -5 17 £400 +18.51%
Berkshire +8 8 £450 +5.88% 7
Surrey -7 7 £390 +20.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -4 5 £413 -8.33% 2
Middlesex +5 4 £500 -
Oxfordshire -3 2 £400 -11.11% 1
Kent - 1 £400 - 1
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Home Counties - - - -
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title.

1 28 (30.11%) Windows
2 24 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 24 (25.81%) Security Cleared
3 22 (23.66%) Oracle
4 20 (21.51%) SQL
5 18 (19.35%) SC Cleared
6 15 (16.13%) UNIX
6 15 (16.13%) Linux
7 12 (12.90%) SQL Server
7 12 (12.90%) Finance
7 12 (12.90%) VMware
8 10 (10.75%) CRM
9 9 (9.68%) ITIL
9 9 (9.68%) IBM
9 9 (9.68%) Active Directory
9 9 (9.68%) HP
9 9 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (8.60%) PowerShell
10 8 (8.60%) SCCM
10 8 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (8.60%) SCOrch
11 7 (7.53%) SCSM
11 7 (7.53%) ERP
11 7 (7.53%) SharePoint
11 7 (7.53%) MS Excel
11 7 (7.53%) AS400
12 6 (6.45%) Migration
12 6 (6.45%) SCOM
12 6 (6.45%) MS Exchange
12 6 (6.45%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.53%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.38%) Apache
4 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (2.15%) CMS
5 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.15%) Drupal
5 2 (2.15%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.15%) IIS
5 2 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.08%) Lync
6 1 (1.08%) SAS
6 1 (1.08%) Documentum
6 1 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (7.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.15%) MS Office
3 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.08%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (5.38%) BPCS
2 4 (4.30%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (4.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.08%) Agresso
5 1 (1.08%) SAP SD
5 1 (1.08%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.08%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.08%) SAP SRM
5 1 (1.08%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.45%) LAN
1 6 (6.45%) WAN
2 5 (5.38%) SAN
2 5 (5.38%) Internet
3 2 (2.15%) Firewall
3 2 (2.15%) LDAP
3 2 (2.15%) SSL
4 1 (1.08%) NAS
4 1 (1.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.08%) Intranet
4 1 (1.08%) RTP
4 1 (1.08%) BGP
4 1 (1.08%) MPLS
4 1 (1.08%) OSPF
4 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.08%) VLAN
4 1 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.08%) Network Security
4 1 (1.08%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.08%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.08%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.08%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.08%) SAP BI
4 1 (1.08%) DB2
4 1 (1.08%) OLAP
4 1 (1.08%) DTS
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) GDB
1 1 (1.08%) Synon
1 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.08%) LSMW
General
1 12 (12.90%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.23%) Advertising
4 2 (2.15%) Automotive
4 2 (2.15%) Marketing
5 1 (1.08%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.08%) Electronics
5 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.45%) Web Services
1 6 (6.45%) XML
1 6 (6.45%) HTML
2 4 (4.30%) .NET
3 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.15%) CSS
3 2 (2.15%) Middleware
4 1 (1.08%) OLE
4 1 (1.08%) COM+
4 1 (1.08%) ODBC
4 1 (1.08%) J2EE
4 1 (1.08%) ADO
4 1 (1.08%) EDI
4 1 (1.08%) jQuery
4 1 (1.08%) Silverlight
4 1 (1.08%) Mason
4 1 (1.08%) LAMP
4 1 (1.08%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.53%) AS400
2 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.38%) iSeries
4 4 (4.30%) EMV
5 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (3.23%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.23%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.23%) CMDB
6 2 (2.15%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.08%) DTV
7 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.08%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.08%) Data Conversion
7 1 (1.08%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.08%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.08%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 28 (30.11%) Windows
2 15 (16.13%) UNIX
2 15 (16.13%) Linux
3 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.38%) Windows 7
4 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.23%) AIX
5 3 (3.23%) Solaris
6 1 (1.08%) CentOS
6 1 (1.08%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.08%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.08%) Android
6 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (10.75%) CRM
2 9 (9.68%) ITIL
3 8 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (7.53%) ERP
5 6 (6.45%) Migration
6 5 (5.38%) Analytics
6 5 (5.38%) E-Commerce
7 4 (4.30%) Workflow
7 4 (4.30%) ITSM
7 4 (4.30%) Configuration Management
7 4 (4.30%) Service Management
8 3 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (3.23%) High Availability
8 3 (3.23%) Resource Management
8 3 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (2.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.15%) Data Migration
9 2 (2.15%) Unit Testing
9 2 (2.15%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.51%) SQL
2 8 (8.60%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.38%) PL/SQL
4 4 (4.30%) VBScript
5 3 (3.23%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.23%) Java
6 2 (2.15%) C#
6 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.15%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.08%) RPG IV
7 1 (1.08%) RPG III
7 1 (1.08%) C-shell
7 1 (1.08%) ABAP
7 1 (1.08%) VB
7 1 (1.08%) RPG
7 1 (1.08%) C
7 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.08%) Korn
7 1 (1.08%) SAS Macro
7 1 (1.08%) VB6
Qualifications
1 24 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 18 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.38%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.30%) Degree
5 3 (3.23%) CISSP
5 3 (3.23%) CISA
5 3 (3.23%) MCSE
5 3 (3.23%) MBA
6 2 (2.15%) MCITP
6 2 (2.15%) MCSA
7 1 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.08%) CCA
7 1 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.08%) MCP
7 1 (1.08%) MCDST
7 1 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.08%) GxP
System Software
1 9 (9.68%) Active Directory
1 9 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.30%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.23%) XenApp
3 3 (3.23%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.15%) vSphere
5 1 (1.08%) Postfix
5 1 (1.08%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.08%) vCloud
5 1 (1.08%) NFS
5 1 (1.08%) Squid
5 1 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.08%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (8.60%) SCCM
1 8 (8.60%) SCOrch
2 7 (7.53%) SCSM
3 6 (6.45%) SCOM
4 3 (3.23%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.15%) WSUS
5 2 (2.15%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (1.08%) Control-M
Vendors
1 24 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 22 (23.66%) Oracle
3 12 (12.90%) VMware
4 9 (9.68%) IBM
4 9 (9.68%) HP
5 6 (6.45%) Cisco
5 6 (6.45%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.38%) NetApp
6 5 (5.38%) SAP
7 4 (4.30%) Citrix
8 3 (3.23%) 3PAR
8 3 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.15%) Cognos
9 2 (2.15%) Remedy
9 2 (2.15%) EMC
9 2 (2.15%) Intel
9 2 (2.15%) CA
9 2 (2.15%) JDA
9 2 (2.15%) Manugistics
10 1 (1.08%) ClickSoftware Technologies
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