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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 199 193 230
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +37
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 43 39 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.44% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.47% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 11
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£413 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £439 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £35.61 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.61 -
% change year-on-year
+33.38% -
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
8422 8223 9197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.07% 92.95% 91.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4694 4342 4273
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 505 638
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -2 18 £380 +18.75% 3
Berkshire +9 7 £450 +9.09% 4
Buckinghamshire -3 5 £413 -8.33% 2
Surrey -6 5 £390 +20.00% 10
Middlesex -5 4 £500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £425 - 1
West Sussex - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 3
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 27 (28.42%) Windows
2 25 (26.32%) Oracle
3 24 (25.26%) Microsoft
4 23 (24.21%) Security Cleared
5 20 (21.05%) SQL
6 18 (18.95%) SC Cleared
7 16 (16.84%) UNIX
8 15 (15.79%) Linux
9 12 (12.63%) SQL Server
9 12 (12.63%) VMware
10 11 (11.58%) Finance
10 11 (11.58%) HP
11 10 (10.53%) ITIL
11 10 (10.53%) CRM
12 9 (9.47%) XML
12 9 (9.47%) IBM
12 9 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (8.42%) SCOrch
13 8 (8.42%) Active Directory
13 8 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (8.42%) HTML
13 8 (8.42%) ERP
13 8 (8.42%) Web Services
13 8 (8.42%) Degree
14 7 (7.37%) SCCM
14 7 (7.37%) AS400
14 7 (7.37%) MS Excel
14 7 (7.37%) Internet
14 7 (7.37%) SCSM
15 6 (6.32%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 5 (5.26%) Apache
1 5 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 5 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.16%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.11%) CMS
3 2 (2.11%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.11%) IIS
3 2 (2.11%) Drupal
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.05%) Documentum
4 1 (1.05%) SAS
4 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (7.37%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.11%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.26%) BPCS
2 4 (4.21%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (4.21%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (3.16%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (2.11%) SAP ERP
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (1.05%) SAP CRM
5 1 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (1.05%) Agresso
5 1 (1.05%) SAP SD
5 1 (1.05%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.05%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.11%) SaaS
3 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.37%) Internet
2 6 (6.32%) WAN
3 5 (5.26%) LAN
3 5 (5.26%) SAN
4 4 (4.21%) SSL
5 3 (3.16%) LDAP
6 2 (2.11%) VPN
6 2 (2.11%) MPLS
7 1 (1.05%) RTP
7 1 (1.05%) Firewall
7 1 (1.05%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.05%) VLAN
7 1 (1.05%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.05%) NAS
7 1 (1.05%) Intranet
7 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.05%) SAS Data Integration Studio
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
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.05%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.05%) DTS
4 1 (1.05%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.05%) Synon
2 1 (1.05%) ProC
2 1 (1.05%) LSMW
2 1 (1.05%) GDB
2 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (11.58%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.16%) Marketing
4 2 (2.11%) Automotive
4 2 (2.11%) Advertising
4 2 (2.11%) Publishing
4 2 (2.11%) Retail
4 2 (2.11%) Billing
5 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.05%) Electronics
5 1 (1.05%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.47%) XML
2 8 (8.42%) HTML
2 8 (8.42%) Web Services
3 4 (4.21%) .NET
3 4 (4.21%) CSS
4 2 (2.11%) SOAP
4 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.11%) COM
4 2 (2.11%) J2EE
4 2 (2.11%) Middleware
4 2 (2.11%) Ajax
5 1 (1.05%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.05%) jQuery
5 1 (1.05%) Mason
5 1 (1.05%) OLE
5 1 (1.05%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (1.05%) LAMP
5 1 (1.05%) BAPI
5 1 (1.05%) ODBC
5 1 (1.05%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.37%) AS400
2 5 (5.26%) CMDB
2 5 (5.26%) iSeries
3 4 (4.21%) EMV
4 3 (3.16%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.16%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.11%) Learning Management System
5 2 (2.11%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.05%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.05%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.05%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.05%) CESG
6 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.05%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 27 (28.42%) Windows
2 16 (16.84%) UNIX
3 15 (15.79%) Linux
4 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.21%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.21%) Solaris
6 4 (4.21%) AIX
7 1 (1.05%) HPUX
7 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.05%) Android
7 1 (1.05%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.05%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.05%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (10.53%) ITIL
1 10 (10.53%) CRM
2 8 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (8.42%) ERP
3 6 (6.32%) Service Management
3 6 (6.32%) ITSM
3 6 (6.32%) Migration
4 5 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (5.26%) E-Commerce
5 3 (3.16%) Configuration Management
5 3 (3.16%) Workflow
5 3 (3.16%) Resource Management
5 3 (3.16%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (3.16%) High Availability
5 3 (3.16%) Analytics
5 3 (3.16%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (2.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (2.11%) ITIL V2
6 2 (2.11%) Business Analytics
6 2 (2.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.05%) SQL
2 6 (6.32%) PL/SQL
2 6 (6.32%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.21%) Java
3 4 (4.21%) VBScript
3 4 (4.21%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.16%) VB.NET
4 3 (3.16%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.11%) C
5 2 (2.11%) C#
5 2 (2.11%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.11%) ABAP
6 1 (1.05%) VB
6 1 (1.05%) VB6
6 1 (1.05%) Korn
6 1 (1.05%) SAS Macro
6 1 (1.05%) RPG
6 1 (1.05%) C++
6 1 (1.05%) C-shell
6 1 (1.05%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 23 (24.21%) Security Cleared
2 18 (18.95%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.42%) Degree
4 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.21%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.16%) CISA
6 3 (3.16%) MBA
6 3 (3.16%) CISSP
6 3 (3.16%) MCSE
7 2 (2.11%) MCSA
7 2 (2.11%) MCITP
8 1 (1.05%) MCP
8 1 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.05%) MCDST
8 1 (1.05%) CCA
8 1 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) QA
1 2 (2.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.05%) GxP
2 1 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.42%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.21%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.16%) XenApp
4 3 (3.16%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.11%) vSphere
6 1 (1.05%) vCloud
6 1 (1.05%) Postfix
6 1 (1.05%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.05%) Squid
6 1 (1.05%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (8.42%) SCOrch
2 7 (7.37%) SCSM
2 7 (7.37%) SCCM
3 6 (6.32%) SCOM
4 4 (4.21%) HP UCMDB
5 3 (3.16%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (1.05%) MOM
6 1 (1.05%) Control-M
6 1 (1.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (26.32%) Oracle
2 24 (25.26%) Microsoft
3 12 (12.63%) VMware
4 11 (11.58%) HP
5 9 (9.47%) IBM
6 6 (6.32%) SAP
6 6 (6.32%) Red Hat
7 5 (5.26%) NetApp
7 5 (5.26%) Cisco
8 4 (4.21%) Citrix
8 4 (4.21%) Remedy
9 3 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (3.16%) 3PAR
9 3 (3.16%) BMC
10 2 (2.11%) JDA
10 2 (2.11%) Manugistics
10 2 (2.11%) Cognos
10 2 (2.11%) EMC
10 2 (2.11%) Intel
10 2 (2.11%) ServiceNow
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