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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 230 207 188
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 31 44 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.48% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.52% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 32
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£450 £406 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £24.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
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
8806 8448 7862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.37% 91.86% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5200 4616 4096
Average daily rate £375 £350 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 400 542
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.48 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
Berkshire +10 12 £500 +17.64% 11
Surrey +2 7 £400 +3.22% 5
Hampshire -21 5 £451 +61.24% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 2 £450 +9.09% 1
Kent - 2 - -
Middlesex 0 1 £355 -29.00%
West Sussex - 1 £275 -
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 23 (33.33%) Windows
2 18 (26.09%) VMware
3 16 (23.19%) Security Cleared
4 15 (21.74%) Active Directory
5 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
5 14 (20.29%) SC Cleared
6 12 (17.39%) Cisco
6 12 (17.39%) Linux
7 11 (15.94%) Oracle
7 11 (15.94%) LAN
7 11 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (14.49%) SCCM
8 10 (14.49%) WAN
8 10 (14.49%) HP
8 10 (14.49%) SAN
9 9 (13.04%) Migration
9 9 (13.04%) MS Excel
9 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (11.59%) Telecoms
10 8 (11.59%) XenApp
10 8 (11.59%) vSphere
10 8 (11.59%) Degree
11 7 (10.14%) Citrix
11 7 (10.14%) SQL
12 6 (8.70%) Java
12 6 (8.70%) Perl
12 6 (8.70%) UNIX
12 6 (8.70%) ITIL
12 6 (8.70%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (7.25%) Apache
1 5 (7.25%) Tomcat
1 5 (7.25%) GlassFish
2 4 (5.80%) Lync
2 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (5.80%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.45%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.45%) IIS
5 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.45%) Misys Midas
3 1 (1.45%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.45%) Office 365
1 1 (1.45%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.94%) LAN
2 10 (14.49%) WAN
2 10 (14.49%) SAN
3 6 (8.70%) Firewall
3 6 (8.70%) DNS
3 6 (8.70%) SSL
4 5 (7.25%) LDAP
4 5 (7.25%) IPsec
4 5 (7.25%) VPN
5 4 (5.80%) DHCP
6 3 (4.35%) HTTP
6 3 (4.35%) MPLS
7 2 (2.90%) SNMP
7 2 (2.90%) FTP
7 2 (2.90%) SMTP
7 2 (2.90%) SSH
7 2 (2.90%) VLAN
7 2 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.90%) NAS
7 2 (2.90%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (4.35%) DB2
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.45%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.45%) MS Access
4 1 (1.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.45%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.45%) JMeter
2 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (11.59%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.25%) Finance
3 2 (2.90%) Advertising
3 2 (2.90%) Games
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Back Office
4 1 (1.45%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) SAML
2 4 (5.80%) JSP
3 3 (4.35%) CSS
3 3 (4.35%) CGI
4 2 (2.90%) HTML
4 2 (2.90%) Middleware
4 2 (2.90%) JSF
4 2 (2.90%) HTML5
4 2 (2.90%) WebGL
5 1 (1.45%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.45%) jQuery
5 1 (1.45%) XML Messaging
5 1 (1.45%) .NET
5 1 (1.45%) XML
5 1 (1.45%) JMS
5 1 (1.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.80%) Clustering
3 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.90%) SWIFT
4 2 (2.90%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.45%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.45%) DataPower
5 1 (1.45%) iSeries
5 1 (1.45%) AS400
5 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (33.33%) Windows
2 12 (17.39%) Linux
3 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (8.70%) Windows 7
5 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (8.70%) UNIX
6 5 (7.25%) Solaris
7 1 (1.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.04%) Migration
2 6 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (8.70%) ITIL
2 6 (8.70%) Project Management
3 5 (7.25%) Service Management
3 5 (7.25%) Identity Management
3 5 (7.25%) CRM
3 5 (7.25%) Open Source
4 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
4 4 (5.80%) Six Sigma
4 4 (5.80%) Validation
4 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (5.80%) ITIL V3
5 3 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (4.35%) Application Discovery
6 2 (2.90%) Kanban
6 2 (2.90%) Coaching
6 2 (2.90%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (2.90%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.14%) SQL
2 6 (8.70%) Java
2 6 (8.70%) Perl
3 5 (7.25%) PHP
4 4 (5.80%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.35%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.35%) C
6 2 (2.90%) C#
6 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.90%) Korn
6 2 (2.90%) X++
7 1 (1.45%) RPG/400
7 1 (1.45%) RPG IV
7 1 (1.45%) COBOL
7 1 (1.45%) RPG
Qualifications
1 16 (23.19%) Security Cleared
2 14 (20.29%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.59%) Degree
4 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.35%) MCSE
5 2 (2.90%) MCSA
6 1 (1.45%) CCNP
6 1 (1.45%) CCNA
6 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.45%) IBM Certification
6 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) JSP 440
2 2 (2.90%) QA
System Software
1 15 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.59%) XenApp
3 8 (11.59%) vSphere
4 5 (7.25%) Shibboleth
5 4 (5.80%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.35%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.90%) Samba
7 2 (2.90%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.45%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (14.49%) SCCM
2 3 (4.35%) SCOM
3 1 (1.45%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.45%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.45%) Foglight
3 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (26.09%) VMware
2 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
3 12 (17.39%) Cisco
4 11 (15.94%) Oracle
5 10 (14.49%) HP
6 7 (10.14%) Citrix
7 5 (7.25%) Juniper
8 4 (5.80%) IBM
9 3 (4.35%) SAP
9 3 (4.35%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.35%) AppSense
9 3 (4.35%) SolarWinds
9 3 (4.35%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.90%) Brocade
10 2 (2.90%) ProCurve
10 2 (2.90%) Mercator
10 2 (2.90%) Symantec
10 2 (2.90%) Dell
10 2 (2.90%) EMC
11 1 (1.45%) Siebel
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