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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Consultant
England / South East
Rank 206 224 225
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 33 39 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.45% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.47% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 29 23
Median daily rate £513 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £306 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £607
UK excluding London median daily rate £493 £425 £444
% change year-on-year
+15.88% -4.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 - -

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
7170 8265 8983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.68% 94.47% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4175 5039 4802
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 386 422
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.27 £11.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +17 11 £500 +11.11% 4
Buckinghamshire +8 10 £550 +83.33%
Oxfordshire +7 8 £538 - 2
Hampshire +6 4 £400 -15.78% 6
Surrey +15 1 - -
Technical Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 15 (23.08%) Windows
2 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (18.46%) Security Cleared
4 10 (15.38%) Migration
4 10 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 10 (15.38%) Office 365
5 9 (13.85%) MS Exchange
6 8 (12.31%) SharePoint
6 8 (12.31%) SC Cleared
7 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (10.77%) High Availability
7 7 (10.77%) Service Delivery
7 7 (10.77%) Telecoms
7 7 (10.77%) Finance
7 7 (10.77%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (9.23%) Firewall
8 6 (9.23%) Service Management
8 6 (9.23%) Cisco
8 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
8 6 (9.23%) Linux
8 6 (9.23%) Citrix
8 6 (9.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (9.23%) Degree
8 6 (9.23%) Resource Management
9 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (7.69%) Skype for Business
9 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (7.69%) Apex Code
9 5 (7.69%) Salesforce.com

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 9 (13.85%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.31%) SharePoint
3 6 (9.23%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (7.69%) Skype for Business
5 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.08%) Apache
6 2 (3.08%) CMS
6 2 (3.08%) nginx
7 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.15%) MS Office
2 4 (6.15%) MS Project
2 4 (6.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.54%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.38%) Office 365
2 7 (10.77%) Azure Active Directory
2 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.54%) IaaS
3 1 (1.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) Firewall
2 5 (7.69%) Skype
3 4 (6.15%) 3G
3 4 (6.15%) 4G
3 4 (6.15%) GSM
3 4 (6.15%) LTE
3 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.15%) UMTS
4 3 (4.62%) IPsec
4 3 (4.62%) Network Security
4 3 (4.62%) SSL
4 3 (4.62%) VPN
5 2 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.08%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (3.08%) HTTP
5 2 (3.08%) NetScaler
5 2 (3.08%) SAN
6 1 (1.54%) BGP
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (1.54%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) Big Data
2 2 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (3.08%) Couchbase
2 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.08%) NewSQL
2 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.54%) HBase
3 1 (1.54%) Kalido
3 1 (1.54%) MarkLogic
3 1 (1.54%) Neo4j
3 1 (1.54%) NuoDB
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.54%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Babel
1 2 (3.08%) Bitbucket
1 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.08%) Gradle
1 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.08%) JIRA
1 2 (3.08%) Maven
1 2 (3.08%) Travis CI
1 2 (3.08%) webpack
General
1 7 (10.77%) Finance
1 7 (10.77%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.69%) Legal
3 4 (6.15%) Advertising
4 1 (1.54%) Back Office
4 1 (1.54%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Electronics
4 1 (1.54%) French Language
4 1 (1.54%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) AngularJS
1 3 (4.62%) CSS
1 3 (4.62%) HTML
1 3 (4.62%) HTML5
2 2 (3.08%) Node.js
2 2 (3.08%) Spring
2 2 (3.08%) Visualforce
3 1 (1.54%) .NET
3 1 (1.54%) Akka
3 1 (1.54%) Android SDK
3 1 (1.54%) Cocoa
3 1 (1.54%) CSS3
3 1 (1.54%) jQuery
3 1 (1.54%) JSON
3 1 (1.54%) Mason
3 1 (1.54%) Modernizr
3 1 (1.54%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.54%) Web Services
3 1 (1.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.08%) User Experience
3 1 (1.54%) Clustering
3 1 (1.54%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (1.54%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (1.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.54%) PKI
3 1 (1.54%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (1.54%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (1.54%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.08%) Windows
2 6 (9.23%) Linux
3 4 (6.15%) Unix
3 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.08%) CentOS
4 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.54%) Android
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.54%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.38%) Migration
2 7 (10.77%) High Availability
2 7 (10.77%) Service Delivery
3 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (9.23%) Resource Management
3 6 (9.23%) Service Management
4 5 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 5 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 4 (6.15%) Security Testing
5 4 (6.15%) Software Engineering
5 4 (6.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (4.62%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.62%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.08%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.08%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.08%) CRM
7 2 (3.08%) Identity Management
7 2 (3.08%) Information Security
7 2 (3.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.69%) Apex Code
1 5 (7.69%) SQL
2 4 (6.15%) Java
2 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.62%) PL/SQL
3 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.08%) C
4 2 (3.08%) ES6
4 2 (3.08%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.54%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.54%) C#
5 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.54%) Ruby
5 1 (1.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.31%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.23%) Degree
4 4 (6.15%) CEH
4 4 (6.15%) CREST Certified
4 4 (6.15%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.15%) OSCP
5 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.08%) MCSE
5 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.54%) Avaya Certification
6 1 (1.54%) CCA
6 1 (1.54%) CCIE
6 1 (1.54%) CCNP
6 1 (1.54%) CISM
6 1 (1.54%) CISSP
6 1 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.54%) MBA
6 1 (1.54%) PhD
6 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.08%) vCloud
3 2 (3.08%) vSphere
4 1 (1.54%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.54%) Snort
4 1 (1.54%) XenApp
4 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) SCCM
1 2 (3.08%) SCOM
2 1 (1.54%) AppDNA
2 1 (1.54%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.54%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.54%) Nessus
2 1 (1.54%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.23%) Cisco
2 6 (9.23%) Citrix
3 5 (7.69%) Oracle
3 5 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (4.62%) VMware
5 2 (3.08%) Avaya
5 2 (3.08%) F5
5 2 (3.08%) Fortinet
5 2 (3.08%) Juniper
5 2 (3.08%) Splunk
6 1 (1.54%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.54%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.54%) BT
6 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.54%) Clearswift
6 1 (1.54%) Forcepoint
6 1 (1.54%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.54%) JDA
6 1 (1.54%) LogLogic
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