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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 188 184 208
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 50 46 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.55% 0.54% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.59% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 30 11
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£400 £344 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -23.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -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
8433 7851 9010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.92% 92.74% 91.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4584 4045 4124
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 £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 547 641
Average hourly rate £16.14 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.05% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 25 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 25 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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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
Hampshire -14 18 £261 -17.97%
Berkshire +2 12 £419 +4.68% 9
Surrey -7 5 £388 +29.16% 7
Buckinghamshire -8 5 £413 -2.94%
Middlesex 0 4 £500 +21.21% 1
Oxfordshire 0 3 £450 -
West Sussex - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 28 (29.47%) Oracle
2 22 (23.16%) SQL
3 21 (22.11%) Microsoft
4 19 (20.00%) Windows
5 18 (18.95%) Security Cleared
6 14 (14.74%) SC Cleared
7 13 (13.68%) Degree
7 13 (13.68%) SQL Server
7 13 (13.68%) HP
8 12 (12.63%) UNIX
9 11 (11.58%) XML
9 11 (11.58%) Linux
9 11 (11.58%) VMware
10 10 (10.53%) ITIL
10 10 (10.53%) HTML
11 9 (9.47%) CSS
11 9 (9.47%) Web Services
11 9 (9.47%) CRM
11 9 (9.47%) SSL
11 9 (9.47%) Service Management
11 9 (9.47%) ITSM
11 9 (9.47%) Finance
11 9 (9.47%) CMDB
11 9 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (9.47%) Oracle EBS R12
11 9 (9.47%) HP UCMDB
12 8 (8.42%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (8.42%) Remedy
12 8 (8.42%) IBM
12 8 (8.42%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 (3.16%) Apache
1 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.16%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.16%) Oracle Workflow
1 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.11%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.11%) IIS
2 2 (2.11%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.05%) Documentum
3 1 (1.05%) SAS
3 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (9.47%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (7.37%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (5.26%) BPCS
4 4 (4.21%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle BRM
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (1.05%) SAP SRM
6 1 (1.05%) SAP ERP
6 1 (1.05%) SAP CRM
6 1 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.37%) SaaS
2 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.47%) SSL
2 8 (8.42%) VPN
2 8 (8.42%) LDAP
3 6 (6.32%) WAN
3 6 (6.32%) Internet
4 4 (4.21%) MPLS
4 4 (4.21%) LAN
4 4 (4.21%) SAN
5 1 (1.05%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.05%) BGP
5 1 (1.05%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.05%) Firewall
5 1 (1.05%) IPsec
5 1 (1.05%) VLAN
5 1 (1.05%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.68%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.16%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.05%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (1.05%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.05%) DTS
4 1 (1.05%) DB2
4 1 (1.05%) OLAP
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.05%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.05%) SAP BI
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.05%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.05%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.05%) Synon
2 1 (1.05%) ProC
2 1 (1.05%) GDB
2 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (9.47%) Finance
2 7 (7.37%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.21%) Marketing
4 3 (3.16%) Billing
5 2 (2.11%) Automotive
5 2 (2.11%) Publishing
5 2 (2.11%) Retail
6 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.05%) Electronics
6 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.05%) Advertising
6 1 (1.05%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.58%) XML
2 10 (10.53%) HTML
3 9 (9.47%) CSS
3 9 (9.47%) Web Services
4 7 (7.37%) Ajax
4 7 (7.37%) SOAP
4 7 (7.37%) COM
4 7 (7.37%) .NET
5 3 (3.16%) J2EE
6 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.11%) Middleware
7 1 (1.05%) Web Dynpro
7 1 (1.05%) LAMP
7 1 (1.05%) Swing
7 1 (1.05%) EDI
7 1 (1.05%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.05%) jQuery
7 1 (1.05%) Mason
7 1 (1.05%) ADO
7 1 (1.05%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) CMDB
2 5 (5.26%) iSeries
2 5 (5.26%) AS400
3 4 (4.21%) EMV
4 2 (2.11%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.11%) Learning Management System
4 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.05%) CESG
5 1 (1.05%) DTV
5 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.05%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.05%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.05%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.05%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.00%) Windows
2 12 (12.63%) UNIX
3 11 (11.58%) Linux
4 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.16%) Solaris
5 3 (3.16%) AIX
6 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.11%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.05%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.05%) CentOS
7 1 (1.05%) HPUX
7 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.05%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (10.53%) ITIL
2 9 (9.47%) CRM
2 9 (9.47%) Service Management
2 9 (9.47%) ITSM
3 8 (8.42%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (8.42%) ERP
4 7 (7.37%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (7.37%) Customer Engagement
4 7 (7.37%) ITIL V2
5 6 (6.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (4.21%) E-Commerce
6 4 (4.21%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (4.21%) Migration
7 3 (3.16%) Data Modelling
7 3 (3.16%) Workflow
7 3 (3.16%) Resource Management
8 2 (2.11%) Use Case
8 2 (2.11%) SOA
8 2 (2.11%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.16%) SQL
2 8 (8.42%) JavaScript
3 6 (6.32%) PL/SQL
4 5 (5.26%) Java
5 4 (4.21%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.16%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.11%) ABAP
7 2 (2.11%) VB
7 2 (2.11%) C
7 2 (2.11%) C#
8 1 (1.05%) C++
8 1 (1.05%) RPG
8 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.05%) VBScript
8 1 (1.05%) VB6
8 1 (1.05%) SAS Macro
8 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.05%) RPG IV
8 1 (1.05%) RPG III
Qualifications
1 18 (18.95%) Security Cleared
2 14 (14.74%) SC Cleared
3 13 (13.68%) Degree
4 3 (3.16%) CISA
4 3 (3.16%) MBA
4 3 (3.16%) CISSP
5 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.11%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.05%) CCNP
6 1 (1.05%) CCA
6 1 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) QA
1 2 (2.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.16%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.16%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.11%) XenApp
3 2 (2.11%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.05%) vSphere
4 1 (1.05%) vCloud
4 1 (1.05%) NFS
4 1 (1.05%) Postfix
4 1 (1.05%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.05%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (9.47%) HP UCMDB
2 5 (5.26%) SCOrch
2 5 (5.26%) SCSM
3 4 (4.21%) SCCM
3 4 (4.21%) SCOM
4 2 (2.11%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.05%) MOM
Vendors
1 28 (29.47%) Oracle
2 21 (22.11%) Microsoft
3 13 (13.68%) HP
4 11 (11.58%) VMware
5 8 (8.42%) Remedy
5 8 (8.42%) IBM
6 7 (7.37%) BMC
6 7 (7.37%) ServiceNow
7 6 (6.32%) Cisco
8 5 (5.26%) SAP
9 3 (3.16%) CommVault
9 3 (3.16%) Citrix
9 3 (3.16%) NetApp
9 3 (3.16%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (2.11%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 2 (2.11%) JDA
10 2 (2.11%) Manugistics
10 2 (2.11%) Cognos
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