The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 193 176 208
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 49 53 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.55% 0.64% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.68% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 35 17
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£400 £338 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £425 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
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% -
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8253 7745 8944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.13% 92.81% 91.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4468 3985 4072
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 570 660
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Technical Consultant
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 -14 18 £375 +17.46% 5
Berkshire -5 12 £419 +4.68% 9
Surrey 0 6 £381 +45.23% 11
Buckinghamshire -16 6 £406 -4.41%
Oxfordshire +7 3 £450 - 1
Middlesex -3 1 £501 +21.33%
West Sussex - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 2
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 26 (26.53%) Oracle
2 23 (23.47%) SQL
3 21 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 19 (19.39%) Windows
5 18 (18.37%) Security Cleared
6 16 (16.33%) Degree
7 14 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 14 (14.29%) UNIX
8 13 (13.27%) XML
8 13 (13.27%) HP
9 12 (12.24%) HTML
10 11 (11.22%) SQL Server
10 11 (11.22%) CSS
10 11 (11.22%) SSL
10 11 (11.22%) CMDB
10 11 (11.22%) HP UCMDB
11 10 (10.20%) Technical Architecture
11 10 (10.20%) Remedy
11 10 (10.20%) ITIL
11 10 (10.20%) JavaScript
11 10 (10.20%) Linux
11 10 (10.20%) LDAP
11 10 (10.20%) CRM
11 10 (10.20%) VPN
12 9 (9.18%) ERP
12 9 (9.18%) SOAP
12 9 (9.18%) Web Services
12 9 (9.18%) COM
12 9 (9.18%) SAP
12 9 (9.18%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 3 (3.06%) Apache
1 3 (3.06%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.04%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.04%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.04%) IIS
2 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.04%) SAS
3 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.02%) Documentum
3 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (9.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (8.16%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (5.10%) BPCS
4 3 (3.06%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (2.04%) SAP CRM
5 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (2.04%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle BRM
5 2 (2.04%) SAP ERP
6 1 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (1.02%) SAP SRM
6 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (1.02%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.18%) SaaS
2 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.22%) SSL
2 10 (10.20%) VPN
2 10 (10.20%) LDAP
3 7 (7.14%) Internet
4 4 (4.08%) MPLS
4 4 (4.08%) WAN
4 4 (4.08%) SAN
5 2 (2.04%) LAN
6 1 (1.02%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.02%) BGP
6 1 (1.02%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.02%) Firewall
6 1 (1.02%) IPsec
6 1 (1.02%) VLAN
6 1 (1.02%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.06%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (2.04%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (2.04%) Base SAS
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.02%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.02%) SAP BI
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.02%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.02%) DTS
4 1 (1.02%) DB2
4 1 (1.02%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.02%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.02%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.02%) Synon
2 1 (1.02%) ProC
2 1 (1.02%) LSMW
2 1 (1.02%) GDB
2 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (8.16%) Finance
2 7 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.10%) Billing
4 4 (4.08%) Marketing
5 2 (2.04%) Automotive
5 2 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.04%) Publishing
5 2 (2.04%) Retail
6 1 (1.02%) Electronics
6 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.02%) Advertising
6 1 (1.02%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.27%) XML
2 12 (12.24%) HTML
3 11 (11.22%) CSS
4 9 (9.18%) SOAP
4 9 (9.18%) Web Services
4 9 (9.18%) COM
4 9 (9.18%) Ajax
5 7 (7.14%) .NET
6 3 (3.06%) J2EE
7 2 (2.04%) Middleware
7 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.02%) Silverlight
8 1 (1.02%) jQuery
8 1 (1.02%) Mason
8 1 (1.02%) Web Dynpro
8 1 (1.02%) LAMP
8 1 (1.02%) BAPI
8 1 (1.02%) ODBC
8 1 (1.02%) Swing
8 1 (1.02%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) CMDB
2 6 (6.12%) AS400
3 5 (5.10%) EMV
3 5 (5.10%) iSeries
4 2 (2.04%) Learning Management System
4 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.04%) Data Conversion
4 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.04%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.02%) DTV
5 1 (1.02%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.02%) CESG
5 1 (1.02%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.02%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.02%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.39%) Windows
2 14 (14.29%) UNIX
3 10 (10.20%) Linux
4 5 (5.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (5.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.04%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.02%) CentOS
6 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.02%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.02%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.02%) AIX
6 1 (1.02%) HPUX
6 1 (1.02%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (10.20%) ITIL
1 10 (10.20%) CRM
1 10 (10.20%) Technical Architecture
2 9 (9.18%) ERP
2 9 (9.18%) Service Management
2 9 (9.18%) ITSM
2 9 (9.18%) Customer Engagement
2 9 (9.18%) ITIL V2
3 6 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (4.08%) Migration
4 4 (4.08%) Resource Management
4 4 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (3.06%) ETL
5 3 (3.06%) Data Modelling
5 3 (3.06%) Workflow
6 2 (2.04%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.04%) SOA
6 2 (2.04%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.04%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.47%) SQL
2 10 (10.20%) JavaScript
3 6 (6.12%) PL/SQL
4 5 (5.10%) Java
5 4 (4.08%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.06%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.04%) ABAP
7 2 (2.04%) VB
7 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.04%) C
7 2 (2.04%) C#
8 1 (1.02%) C++
8 1 (1.02%) RPG
8 1 (1.02%) VBScript
8 1 (1.02%) VB6
8 1 (1.02%) SAS Macro
8 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.02%) RPG IV
8 1 (1.02%) RPG III
Qualifications
1 18 (18.37%) Security Cleared
2 16 (16.33%) Degree
3 14 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.08%) CISA
4 4 (4.08%) MBA
4 4 (4.08%) CISSP
5 2 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.04%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.02%) CCNP
6 1 (1.02%) CCA
6 1 (1.02%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) QA
1 2 (2.04%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.02%) GxP
2 1 (1.02%) SLA
2 1 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.06%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.04%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.02%) Postfix
4 1 (1.02%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.02%) vSphere
4 1 (1.02%) vCloud
4 1 (1.02%) NFS
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.02%) Squid
Systems Management
1 11 (11.22%) HP UCMDB
2 5 (5.10%) SCOrch
2 5 (5.10%) SCSM
3 4 (4.08%) SCCM
3 4 (4.08%) SCOM
4 2 (2.04%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.02%) MOM
5 1 (1.02%) Foglight
Vendors
1 26 (26.53%) Oracle
2 21 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 13 (13.27%) HP
4 10 (10.20%) Remedy
5 9 (9.18%) VMware
5 9 (9.18%) ServiceNow
5 9 (9.18%) SAP
5 9 (9.18%) BMC
6 6 (6.12%) IBM
7 4 (4.08%) Cisco
8 3 (3.06%) CommVault
8 3 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.04%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 2 (2.04%) JDA
9 2 (2.04%) Manugistics
9 2 (2.04%) Cognos
9 2 (2.04%) Business Objects
9 2 (2.04%) EMC
10 1 (1.02%) Citrix
10 1 (1.02%) MicroStrategy
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £280 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago