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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 217 226 198
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 53 41 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.55% 0.41% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.44% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 27 36
Median daily rate £425 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.86% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.00
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
9170 9361 8882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.26% 94.33% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5549 5142 4874
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 £225 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 452 487
Median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.85 £50.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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 3 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 3 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 +20 25 £450 +12.50% 12
Buckinghamshire +19 9 £300 -40.00%
Hampshire -7 7 £475 +46.15% 1
Kent - 5 £438 - 1
Surrey -6 3 £325 -16.12% 3
Oxfordshire +11 2 £313 -16.66% 1
Middlesex -3 2 £300 -22.58%
Technical Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 36 (41.86%) Microsoft
2 27 (31.40%) Windows
3 17 (19.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (18.60%) Migration
5 14 (16.28%) Active Directory
6 13 (15.12%) MS Excel
6 13 (15.12%) SQL
6 13 (15.12%) Finance
6 13 (15.12%) Security Cleared
7 12 (13.95%) Office 365
7 12 (13.95%) Windows Server
7 12 (13.95%) DNS
8 11 (12.79%) PowerShell
9 10 (11.63%) SC Cleared
9 10 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (11.63%) Oracle
9 10 (11.63%) SQL Server
9 10 (11.63%) ITIL
10 9 (10.47%) CRM
11 8 (9.30%) Degree
11 8 (9.30%) SharePoint
11 8 (9.30%) C#
12 7 (8.14%) Linux
12 7 (8.14%) Firewall
12 7 (8.14%) Data Migration
13 6 (6.98%) Hyper-V
13 6 (6.98%) Analytics
13 6 (6.98%) Service Management
13 6 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (6.98%) Unix

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 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.81%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.49%) CMS
3 3 (3.49%) IIS
4 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.33%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.33%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.16%) Apache
5 1 (1.16%) CICS
5 1 (1.16%) Community Server
5 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.16%) Live Communications Server
5 1 (1.16%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.16%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 13 (15.12%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.81%) MS Office
3 2 (2.33%) Acrobat
3 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.33%) PaintShop Pro
4 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.33%) OpenText Process Suite
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.33%) SAP CO
2 2 (2.33%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.16%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (13.95%) Office 365
3 5 (5.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.16%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.95%) DNS
2 7 (8.14%) Firewall
3 6 (6.98%) DHCP
4 4 (4.65%) Internet
4 4 (4.65%) SAN
4 4 (4.65%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.65%) VPN
4 4 (4.65%) Wireless
5 3 (3.49%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (3.49%) IPsec
5 3 (3.49%) Network Security
5 3 (3.49%) WAN
6 2 (2.33%) IPv6
6 2 (2.33%) Kerberos
6 2 (2.33%) NAS
6 2 (2.33%) Skype
6 2 (2.33%) Wireless Security
7 1 (1.16%) DMZ
7 1 (1.16%) IPv4
7 1 (1.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.81%) Big Data
2 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.65%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.33%) DB2
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.16%) Datazen
6 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.16%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.16%) AppScan
2 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (15.12%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Banking
3 3 (3.49%) Spanish Language
4 2 (2.33%) Advertising
4 2 (2.33%) Marketing
4 2 (2.33%) Military
4 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.16%) Publishing
5 1 (1.16%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.98%) .NET
1 6 (6.98%) CSS
2 4 (4.65%) HTML
2 4 (4.65%) XML
3 3 (3.49%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.33%) jQuery
4 2 (2.33%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.16%) ADO
5 1 (1.16%) ADO.NET
5 1 (1.16%) J2EE
5 1 (1.16%) JSP
5 1 (1.16%) ODBC
5 1 (1.16%) OLE
5 1 (1.16%) OLE DB
5 1 (1.16%) RSS
5 1 (1.16%) SAML
5 1 (1.16%) Servlets
5 1 (1.16%) Web Services
5 1 (1.16%) XHTML
5 1 (1.16%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.65%) Public Cloud
1 4 (4.65%) Replication
2 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.49%) PKI
3 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.33%) Clustering
3 2 (2.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (2.33%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.16%) BYOD
4 1 (1.16%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.16%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.16%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.16%) iSeries
4 1 (1.16%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.16%) Social Media
4 1 (1.16%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.40%) Windows
2 12 (13.95%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.14%) Linux
4 6 (6.98%) Unix
5 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.33%) AIX
7 2 (2.33%) NetWare
7 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.33%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.16%) MVS
8 1 (1.16%) Solaris
8 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.16%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.60%) Migration
2 10 (11.63%) ITIL
3 9 (10.47%) CRM
4 7 (8.14%) Data Migration
5 6 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (6.98%) Analytics
5 6 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (6.98%) Service Management
6 5 (5.81%) Customer Engagement
6 5 (5.81%) Data Modelling
6 5 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (5.81%) Presales
7 4 (4.65%) Data Security
7 4 (4.65%) DevOps
7 4 (4.65%) High Availability
7 4 (4.65%) Identity Management
7 4 (4.65%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (4.65%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (4.65%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.12%) SQL
2 11 (12.79%) PowerShell
3 8 (9.30%) C#
4 5 (5.81%) Java
4 5 (5.81%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.65%) C
6 3 (3.49%) C++
6 3 (3.49%) COBOL
6 3 (3.49%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.33%) Perl
7 2 (2.33%) Python
7 2 (2.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.16%) JCL
8 1 (1.16%) Korn
8 1 (1.16%) R
8 1 (1.16%) REXX
8 1 (1.16%) Scala
8 1 (1.16%) VB
8 1 (1.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (15.12%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (11.63%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.30%) Degree
4 5 (5.81%) MCITP
4 5 (5.81%) MCTS
5 3 (3.49%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.49%) MCSD
5 3 (3.49%) MCSE
6 2 (2.33%) CISM
6 2 (2.33%) CISSP
6 2 (2.33%) MCSA
7 1 (1.16%) CISA
7 1 (1.16%) GCIA
7 1 (1.16%) GCIH
7 1 (1.16%) GIAC
7 1 (1.16%) GSEC
7 1 (1.16%) ISSAP
7 1 (1.16%) RHCE
7 1 (1.16%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) GPG13
1 2 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) COBIT
2 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.16%) RMADS
2 1 (1.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 14 (16.28%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.98%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.49%) UAG
4 2 (2.33%) ISA Server
4 2 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.16%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.16%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.16%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (1.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) SCVMM
1 4 (4.65%) WSUS
2 3 (3.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (3.49%) SCCM
3 2 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.33%) Nagios
4 1 (1.16%) Control-M
4 1 (1.16%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.16%) HP Fortify
4 1 (1.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.16%) Puppet
4 1 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.16%) WebInspect
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 36 (41.86%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.63%) Oracle
3 5 (5.81%) VMware
4 4 (4.65%) Citrix
4 4 (4.65%) EMC
4 4 (4.65%) IBM
4 4 (4.65%) SAP
5 3 (3.49%) Remedy
6 2 (2.33%) Adobe
6 2 (2.33%) ArcSight
6 2 (2.33%) Ariba
6 2 (2.33%) Dell
6 2 (2.33%) OpenText
6 2 (2.33%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.16%) Arqiva
7 1 (1.16%) F5
7 1 (1.16%) IFS
7 1 (1.16%) Splunk
7 1 (1.16%) Wyse
South East England
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 14 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day + Please quote
Posted: 22 days ago