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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 242 208 195
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 35 45 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.48% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.53% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 29
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£400 £406 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £337 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £500 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £35.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 £35.61
% change year-on-year
- +33.38%
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
9307 8562 8137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.58% 92.16% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5616 4783 4299
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
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 424 425 498
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.48 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.18% -5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -1 11 £483 +7.22% 7
Surrey -6 7 £400 +2.56% 7
Hampshire -12 5 £451 +18.81% 6
Buckinghamshire -5 4 £425 +3.03% 2
Middlesex +3 2 £355 -29.00%
Kent +1 2 - -
Oxfordshire -23 2 £338 -20.58% 5
East Sussex - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £413 -
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 21 (31.34%) Windows
2 19 (28.36%) VMware
3 16 (23.88%) Linux
4 13 (19.40%) Active Directory
4 13 (19.40%) Security Cleared
5 12 (17.91%) Oracle
6 11 (16.42%) SQL
6 11 (16.42%) Cisco
6 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
6 11 (16.42%) SAN
6 11 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (14.93%) SCCM
7 10 (14.93%) SC Cleared
7 10 (14.93%) vSphere
7 10 (14.93%) LAN
7 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (13.43%) WAN
8 9 (13.43%) Telecoms
8 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (11.94%) Degree
9 8 (11.94%) Migration
9 8 (11.94%) Citrix
9 8 (11.94%) SSL
9 8 (11.94%) Java
9 8 (11.94%) Solaris
10 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
10 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (10.45%) Finance
10 7 (10.45%) Clustering
11 6 (8.96%) XenApp

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (7.46%) Apache
1 5 (7.46%) Tomcat
1 5 (7.46%) GlassFish
2 4 (5.97%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.97%) Lync
2 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (5.97%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.48%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.99%) IIS
5 1 (1.49%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.49%) CMS
5 1 (1.49%) LiveLink
5 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (5.97%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.49%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.49%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.49%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.48%) Office 365
2 2 (2.99%) IaaS
2 2 (2.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.42%) SAN
2 10 (14.93%) LAN
3 9 (13.43%) WAN
4 8 (11.94%) SSL
5 5 (7.46%) Firewall
5 5 (7.46%) IPsec
5 5 (7.46%) LDAP
5 5 (7.46%) DNS
6 4 (5.97%) VPN
6 4 (5.97%) HTTP
6 4 (5.97%) DHCP
7 3 (4.48%) MPLS
7 3 (4.48%) NAS
8 2 (2.99%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.99%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (2.99%) Network Security
8 2 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.99%) SSH
8 2 (2.99%) VLAN
8 2 (2.99%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) DB2
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.49%) MS Access
5 1 (1.49%) OLAP
5 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.49%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.49%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.49%) JMeter
General
1 9 (13.43%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.45%) Finance
3 2 (2.99%) Advertising
3 2 (2.99%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Back Office
4 1 (1.49%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) SAML
2 4 (5.97%) CGI
2 4 (5.97%) Middleware
3 3 (4.48%) JMS
3 3 (4.48%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (4.48%) JSP
4 2 (2.99%) JSF
5 1 (1.49%) JSON
5 1 (1.49%) jQuery
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.49%) HTML5
5 1 (1.49%) XML Messaging
5 1 (1.49%) XML
5 1 (1.49%) HTML
5 1 (1.49%) .NET
5 1 (1.49%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Clustering
2 6 (8.96%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.97%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.48%) DataPower
4 3 (4.48%) Cryptography
4 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.48%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.99%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.49%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.49%) AS400
6 1 (1.49%) iSeries
6 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.49%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.34%) Windows
2 16 (23.88%) Linux
3 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (11.94%) Solaris
6 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (8.96%) UNIX
8 5 (7.46%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.48%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (11.94%) Migration
2 6 (8.96%) ITIL
2 6 (8.96%) Project Management
2 6 (8.96%) Service Management
3 5 (7.46%) Identity Management
3 5 (7.46%) Open Source
4 4 (5.97%) ITIL V3
4 4 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (5.97%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.48%) CRM
5 3 (4.48%) Six Sigma
5 3 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.99%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.99%) Performance Testing
6 2 (2.99%) Logistics
6 2 (2.99%) DevOps
6 2 (2.99%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.99%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.42%) SQL
2 8 (11.94%) Java
3 6 (8.96%) Perl
4 5 (7.46%) PHP
5 3 (4.48%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.48%) C
5 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.99%) C#
6 2 (2.99%) Korn
6 2 (2.99%) X++
7 1 (1.49%) C++
7 1 (1.49%) COBOL
7 1 (1.49%) RPG
7 1 (1.49%) ABAP
7 1 (1.49%) RPG/400
7 1 (1.49%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 13 (19.40%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.93%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.94%) Degree
4 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.48%) IBM Certification
4 3 (4.48%) MCSE
5 2 (2.99%) MCSA
5 2 (2.99%) CCNP
5 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.49%) CCNA
6 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) JSP 440
2 2 (2.99%) QA
System Software
1 13 (19.40%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (14.93%) vSphere
4 6 (8.96%) XenApp
5 5 (7.46%) Shibboleth
5 5 (7.46%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.48%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.48%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.99%) Samba
8 1 (1.49%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 10 (14.93%) SCCM
2 4 (5.97%) SCOM
3 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.49%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (1.49%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (1.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.49%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.49%) Foglight
3 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (28.36%) VMware
2 12 (17.91%) Oracle
3 11 (16.42%) Cisco
3 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
4 8 (11.94%) Citrix
5 6 (8.96%) HP
6 5 (7.46%) Juniper
6 5 (7.46%) IBM
7 3 (4.48%) EMC
7 3 (4.48%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.99%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.99%) ProCurve
8 2 (2.99%) OpenText
8 2 (2.99%) Brocade
8 2 (2.99%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.99%) SAP
9 1 (1.49%) Retek
9 1 (1.49%) Dell
9 1 (1.49%) Mercator
9 1 (1.49%) Symantec
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