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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 221 226 190
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 35 42 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.45% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.48% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 19
Average daily rate £450 £444 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% +7.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £302 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £616 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £438 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.28% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
8084 8833 7889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.18% 93.80% 93.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4897 4752 4106
Average daily rate £385 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 432 465
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.96 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 11 £475 +5.55% 12
Hampshire +17 9 £425 - 2
Surrey -6 3 £425 -13.70% 8
West Sussex - 3 £450 - 2
Home Counties - 3 £475 -
Buckinghamshire +8 2 £450 +33.23%
Kent -7 1 £425 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 3
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 19 (22.62%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.43%) Windows
2 18 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 15 (17.86%) SQL
4 14 (16.67%) Finance
5 11 (13.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (11.90%) SC Cleared
7 9 (10.71%) Project Management
8 8 (9.52%) CMS
8 8 (9.52%) SharePoint
8 8 (9.52%) Migration
8 8 (9.52%) Presales
9 7 (8.33%) Analytics
9 7 (8.33%) Office 365
9 7 (8.33%) Linux
10 6 (7.14%) ITIL
10 6 (7.14%) CRM
10 6 (7.14%) C#
10 6 (7.14%) Oracle
10 6 (7.14%) Active Directory
10 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (5.95%) Content Management
11 5 (5.95%) Web Analytics
11 5 (5.95%) Business Development
11 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (5.95%) Data Migration
11 5 (5.95%) CGI
11 5 (5.95%) HTML
11 5 (5.95%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 8 (9.52%) CMS
1 8 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.57%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.38%) IIS
5 1 (1.19%) LiveLink
5 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.76%) MS Office
2 3 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.57%) PaintShop Pro
3 2 (2.38%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.38%) SAP CO
2 2 (2.38%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.38%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (2.38%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (1.19%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.19%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.33%) Office 365
2 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.76%) PaaS
4 2 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.38%) IaaS
5 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) Network Security
2 3 (3.57%) DNS
2 3 (3.57%) HTTP
2 3 (3.57%) NAS
2 3 (3.57%) SAN
2 3 (3.57%) SSL
2 3 (3.57%) WAN
3 2 (2.38%) DHCP
3 2 (2.38%) LDAP
3 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.19%) BGP
4 1 (1.19%) Firewall
4 1 (1.19%) Internet
4 1 (1.19%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.19%) LAN
4 1 (1.19%) MPLS
4 1 (1.19%) OSPF
4 1 (1.19%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.57%) Big Data
2 3 (3.57%) DB2
2 3 (3.57%) Essbase
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.38%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Banking
3 2 (2.38%) Military
3 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.19%) Retail
4 1 (1.19%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.95%) CGI
1 5 (5.95%) HTML
2 4 (4.76%) .NET
2 4 (4.76%) AngularJS
2 4 (4.76%) CSS
2 4 (4.76%) XML
3 3 (3.57%) HTML5
3 3 (3.57%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (3.57%) JMS
3 3 (3.57%) Middleware
3 3 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (2.38%) Web Services
5 1 (1.19%) Java EE
5 1 (1.19%) jQuery
5 1 (1.19%) JSON
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.19%) POSIX
5 1 (1.19%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.19%) WebGL
5 1 (1.19%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.76%) Clustering
2 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.57%) Cryptography
3 3 (3.57%) DataPower
3 3 (3.57%) Replication
4 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.38%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.38%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.38%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.19%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.19%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.19%) iSeries
5 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.19%) Statistics
5 1 (1.19%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.43%) Windows
2 7 (8.33%) Linux
3 5 (5.95%) Unix
3 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.76%) AIX
4 4 (4.76%) Solaris
4 4 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.38%) Android
6 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.38%) NetWare
7 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.10%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (10.71%) Project Management
3 8 (9.52%) Migration
3 8 (9.52%) Presales
4 7 (8.33%) Analytics
5 6 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.14%) CRM
5 6 (7.14%) ITIL
6 5 (5.95%) Business Development
6 5 (5.95%) Content Management
6 5 (5.95%) Data Migration
6 5 (5.95%) Service Management
6 5 (5.95%) Web Analytics
7 4 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.76%) IT Audit
7 4 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.76%) Network Management
7 4 (4.76%) Scrum
8 3 (3.57%) Information Security
8 3 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.86%) SQL
2 6 (7.14%) C#
3 5 (5.95%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.38%) Java
6 1 (1.19%) C
6 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.90%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.76%) Degree
3 4 (4.76%) IBM Certification
4 3 (3.57%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.19%) CCNP
5 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.19%) HND
5 1 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.19%) MCITP
5 1 (1.19%) MCP
5 1 (1.19%) MCSA
5 1 (1.19%) MCSD
5 1 (1.19%) MCSE
5 1 (1.19%) MCTS
5 1 (1.19%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) QA
2 2 (2.38%) GPG13
3 1 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.19%) StorNext
3 1 (1.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.19%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.19%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (1.19%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (1.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.19%) Puppet
2 1 (1.19%) Simpana
2 1 (1.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (22.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.14%) Oracle
3 5 (5.95%) IBM
3 5 (5.95%) VMware
4 4 (4.76%) EMC
4 4 (4.76%) SAP
5 3 (3.57%) Adobe
5 3 (3.57%) Hyperion
6 2 (2.38%) ArcSight
6 2 (2.38%) Ariba
6 2 (2.38%) Cisco
6 2 (2.38%) CommVault
6 2 (2.38%) Dell
6 2 (2.38%) HP
6 2 (2.38%) OpenText
6 2 (2.38%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.19%) Citrix
7 1 (1.19%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (1.19%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.19%) Sun
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