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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 225 195 184
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 35 50 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.56% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.61% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 31
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£400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
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%
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
8443 8253 7814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.38% 92.48% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4908 4500 3983
Average daily rate £375 £350 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 421 591
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £38.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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
Berkshire +13 12 £455 +10.30% 11
Hampshire -7 8 £338 +9.31% 3
Surrey -1 7 £400 +4.91% 12
Buckinghamshire -5 3 £475 +18.75% 3
Middlesex +9 2 £388 -22.57%
West Sussex -9 1 £275 -
Kent - 1 - - 2
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 22 (28.95%) Windows
2 19 (25.00%) VMware
2 19 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 17 (22.37%) Active Directory
4 16 (21.05%) SC Cleared
5 14 (18.42%) Microsoft
6 13 (17.11%) LAN
6 13 (17.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (15.79%) WAN
7 12 (15.79%) Oracle
7 12 (15.79%) HP
7 12 (15.79%) Cisco
8 10 (13.16%) SAN
8 10 (13.16%) SQL
8 10 (13.16%) Linux
9 9 (11.84%) MS Excel
9 9 (11.84%) SCCM
9 9 (11.84%) Migration
10 8 (10.53%) Telecoms
10 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (10.53%) ITIL
10 8 (10.53%) UNIX
11 7 (9.21%) vSphere
11 7 (9.21%) Degree
11 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (7.89%) Finance
12 6 (7.89%) Hyper-V
12 6 (7.89%) XenApp
12 6 (7.89%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 6 (7.89%) Apache
1 6 (7.89%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.58%) GlassFish
3 4 (5.26%) Lync
3 4 (5.26%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.32%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.32%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.32%) IIS
6 1 (1.32%) JBoss
6 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (11.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.32%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.32%) Misys Midas
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.32%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Office 365
1 1 (1.32%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.11%) LAN
2 12 (15.79%) WAN
3 10 (13.16%) SAN
4 6 (7.89%) Firewall
4 6 (7.89%) DNS
4 6 (7.89%) LDAP
5 5 (6.58%) SSL
5 5 (6.58%) IPsec
5 5 (6.58%) VPN
6 4 (5.26%) DHCP
7 3 (3.95%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.63%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (2.63%) SSH
8 2 (2.63%) VLAN
8 2 (2.63%) FTP
8 2 (2.63%) HTTP
8 2 (2.63%) SNMP
8 2 (2.63%) SMTP
8 2 (2.63%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.26%) Oracle Discoverer
1 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.63%) DB2
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.32%) Big Data
4 1 (1.32%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.32%) Star Schema
4 1 (1.32%) MS Access
4 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.32%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.32%) JMeter
2 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.89%) Finance
3 3 (3.95%) Advertising
4 2 (2.63%) Games
4 2 (2.63%) Back Office
5 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.32%) Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Retail
5 1 (1.32%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.32%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.89%) SAML
2 4 (5.26%) JSP
3 3 (3.95%) CSS
3 3 (3.95%) CGI
4 2 (2.63%) Middleware
4 2 (2.63%) HTML5
4 2 (2.63%) WebGL
4 2 (2.63%) HTML
4 2 (2.63%) JSF
5 1 (1.32%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.32%) jQuery
5 1 (1.32%) OAuth
5 1 (1.32%) OpenID
5 1 (1.32%) XML
5 1 (1.32%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
1 3 (3.95%) Mathematics
1 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
1 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (3.95%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.63%) Clustering
2 2 (2.63%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.32%) iSeries
3 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.32%) AS400
3 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.95%) Windows
2 10 (13.16%) Linux
3 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (10.53%) UNIX
4 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.58%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.95%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.84%) Migration
2 8 (10.53%) ITIL
3 6 (7.89%) Project Management
3 6 (7.89%) Identity Management
3 6 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (6.58%) Service Management
4 5 (6.58%) Open Source
5 4 (5.26%) ITIL V3
5 4 (5.26%) Six Sigma
5 4 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 4 (5.26%) CRM
5 4 (5.26%) Validation
6 3 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.95%) Information Security
6 3 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (3.95%) Coaching
7 2 (2.63%) Kanban
7 2 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.63%) Scrum
7 2 (2.63%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.16%) SQL
2 6 (7.89%) Perl
3 5 (6.58%) PHP
3 5 (6.58%) Java
4 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.95%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.95%) C
6 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.63%) Korn
6 2 (2.63%) X++
7 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.32%) RPG/400
7 1 (1.32%) RPG IV
7 1 (1.32%) RPG
7 1 (1.32%) C#
7 1 (1.32%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 19 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.21%) Degree
4 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.58%) MCSE
5 3 (3.95%) MCSA
6 2 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.63%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.32%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.32%) MCP
7 1 (1.32%) CCNP
7 1 (1.32%) CCDP
7 1 (1.32%) CISSP
7 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) JSP 440
2 3 (3.95%) QA
System Software
1 17 (22.37%) Active Directory
2 13 (17.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.21%) vSphere
4 6 (7.89%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.89%) XenApp
5 5 (6.58%) Shibboleth
6 2 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.63%) Samba
6 2 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.63%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.32%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (11.84%) SCCM
2 2 (2.63%) SCOM
2 2 (2.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (2.63%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.32%) WSUS
3 1 (1.32%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.32%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 19 (25.00%) VMware
2 14 (18.42%) Microsoft
3 12 (15.79%) HP
3 12 (15.79%) Oracle
3 12 (15.79%) Cisco
4 6 (7.89%) Juniper
5 5 (6.58%) SAP
5 5 (6.58%) Citrix
6 4 (5.26%) Symantec
6 4 (5.26%) Dell
7 3 (3.95%) IBM
7 3 (3.95%) AppSense
7 3 (3.95%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.63%) ProCurve
8 2 (2.63%) GFI Software
8 2 (2.63%) Brocade
8 2 (2.63%) Mercator
8 2 (2.63%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.63%) Business Objects
8 2 (2.63%) SolarWinds
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
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Posted: 19 days ago