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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 236 233 192
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 32 33 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.35% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.37% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 32
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £295 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - £32.50
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
8390 9036 8445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.35% 94.68% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4991 5248 4541
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 £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 427 430
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.14 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.11% -2.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.29 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -3 12 £450 -1.09% 8
Hampshire +12 9 £450 +14.07% 2
Surrey -5 6 £438 +9.37% 3
Oxfordshire - 4 £376 - 4
Middlesex -4 1 £300 -15.49%
Technical Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 32 (36.78%) Microsoft
2 26 (29.89%) Windows
3 17 (19.54%) Finance
4 16 (18.39%) Active Directory
5 15 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (14.94%) MS Excel
6 13 (14.94%) SQL
7 12 (13.79%) CRM
7 12 (13.79%) Migration
7 12 (13.79%) Office 365
8 11 (12.64%) Windows Server
8 11 (12.64%) Linux
8 11 (12.64%) Java
8 11 (12.64%) ITIL
9 10 (11.49%) Security Cleared
9 10 (11.49%) PowerShell
9 10 (11.49%) Degree
10 9 (10.34%) SC Cleared
10 9 (10.34%) Oracle
10 9 (10.34%) XML
10 9 (10.34%) DNS
10 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (9.20%) VMware
11 8 (9.20%) Data Modelling
11 8 (9.20%) Hyper-V
12 7 (8.05%) HTML
12 7 (8.05%) .NET
12 7 (8.05%) Firewall
12 7 (8.05%) Service Management
13 6 (6.90%) SQL Server

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 6 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.75%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.60%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.45%) IIS
4 3 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (3.45%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.45%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.15%) Apache
6 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.15%) CICS
6 1 (1.15%) Community Server
6 1 (1.15%) iPlanet
6 1 (1.15%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.15%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.15%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 13 (14.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.60%) MS Project
3 3 (3.45%) MS Office
4 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (2.30%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.15%) Infor M3
3 1 (1.15%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.15%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (1.15%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (13.79%) Office 365
3 3 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.15%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.34%) DNS
2 7 (8.05%) Firewall
3 6 (6.90%) VPN
4 5 (5.75%) IPsec
5 4 (4.60%) DHCP
5 4 (4.60%) Internet
5 4 (4.60%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.60%) Wireless
6 3 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (3.45%) Network Security
6 3 (3.45%) SAN
6 3 (3.45%) Skype
6 3 (3.45%) SSL
7 2 (2.30%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (2.30%) IPv6
7 2 (2.30%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.30%) Kerberos
7 2 (2.30%) Wireless Security
8 1 (1.15%) DMZ
8 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.30%) Big Data
3 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.30%) DB2
3 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.15%) Datazen
4 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.15%) Power BI
4 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.15%) AppScan
2 1 (1.15%) JBehave
2 1 (1.15%) JUnit
General
1 17 (19.54%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Banking
3 2 (2.30%) Advertising
3 2 (2.30%) Billing
3 2 (2.30%) Marketing
3 2 (2.30%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.15%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.15%) Publishing
4 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.34%) XML
2 7 (8.05%) .NET
2 7 (8.05%) HTML
3 5 (5.75%) CSS
4 3 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (2.30%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.30%) J2EE
5 2 (2.30%) Java EE
5 2 (2.30%) SOAP
5 2 (2.30%) Web Services
5 2 (2.30%) WSDL
6 1 (1.15%) ADO
6 1 (1.15%) JMS
6 1 (1.15%) MSMQ
6 1 (1.15%) ODBC
6 1 (1.15%) RSS
6 1 (1.15%) SAML
6 1 (1.15%) XHTML
6 1 (1.15%) XML Schema
6 1 (1.15%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (4.60%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.45%) PKI
2 3 (3.45%) Replication
3 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.30%) Clustering
3 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.30%) EqualLogic
3 2 (2.30%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (2.30%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.30%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.15%) Blog
4 1 (1.15%) BYOD
4 1 (1.15%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.15%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.15%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.15%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.15%) Social Media
4 1 (1.15%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.89%) Windows
2 11 (12.64%) Linux
2 11 (12.64%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.75%) Unix
3 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.45%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.30%) AIX
5 2 (2.30%) CentOS
6 1 (1.15%) HPUX
6 1 (1.15%) MVS
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.15%) Solaris
6 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.79%) CRM
1 12 (13.79%) Migration
2 11 (12.64%) ITIL
3 8 (9.20%) Data Modelling
4 7 (8.05%) Service Management
5 6 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (6.90%) Presales
5 6 (6.90%) Use Case
6 5 (5.75%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (4.60%) B2B
7 4 (4.60%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (4.60%) Data Security
7 4 (4.60%) High Availability
7 4 (4.60%) Project Management
7 4 (4.60%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (4.60%) SDLC
7 4 (4.60%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (4.60%) Time Management
7 4 (4.60%) UML
8 3 (3.45%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.94%) SQL
2 11 (12.64%) Java
3 10 (11.49%) PowerShell
4 6 (6.90%) C
5 3 (3.45%) C#
5 3 (3.45%) C++
5 3 (3.45%) COBOL
5 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.30%) Perl
6 2 (2.30%) Python
6 2 (2.30%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.15%) JCL
7 1 (1.15%) Korn
7 1 (1.15%) R
7 1 (1.15%) REXX
7 1 (1.15%) Scala
7 1 (1.15%) VB
7 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (11.49%) Degree
1 10 (11.49%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.75%) MCITP
3 5 (5.75%) MCTS
4 4 (4.60%) MCSE
5 2 (2.30%) CISM
5 2 (2.30%) CISSP
5 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.30%) MCSA
5 2 (2.30%) MCSD
5 2 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.15%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.15%) GCIA
6 1 (1.15%) GCIH
6 1 (1.15%) GIAC
6 1 (1.15%) GSEC
6 1 (1.15%) ISSAP
6 1 (1.15%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) GPG13
2 1 (1.15%) COBIT
2 1 (1.15%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.15%) RMADS
2 1 (1.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 16 (18.39%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.20%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.45%) UAG
5 2 (2.30%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.30%) vCloud
5 2 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.30%) vSphere
6 1 (1.15%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.15%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.15%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (6.90%) SCCM
2 4 (4.60%) SCVMM
2 4 (4.60%) WSUS
3 3 (3.45%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.30%) Nagios
4 2 (2.30%) NetVault Backup
5 1 (1.15%) Control-M
5 1 (1.15%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.15%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.15%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.15%) HP Fortify
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.15%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 32 (36.78%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.34%) Oracle
3 8 (9.20%) VMware
4 4 (4.60%) Cisco
4 4 (4.60%) Citrix
4 4 (4.60%) SAP
5 3 (3.45%) IBM
5 3 (3.45%) Remedy
6 2 (2.30%) ArcSight
6 2 (2.30%) CA
6 2 (2.30%) CommVault
6 2 (2.30%) Dell Compellent
6 2 (2.30%) F5
6 2 (2.30%) HP
6 2 (2.30%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (2.30%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.30%) Siebel
7 1 (1.15%) Dell
7 1 (1.15%) IFS
7 1 (1.15%) Sybase
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