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 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 225 197 202
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 36 45 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.48% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.53% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 21
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- +25.71%
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
9125 8569 7745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.48% 91.87% 92.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5036 4744 3880
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 437 448 606
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £11.63 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 April 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 27 April 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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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 -5 13 £329 -15.09% 2
Berkshire +9 10 £400 -11.11% 12
Middlesex +9 3 £369 -
Surrey -6 3 £388 +3.33% 3
Buckinghamshire -9 3 £500 +25.00% 6
Sussex - 2 £300 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £375 - 7
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 21 (26.58%) VMware
2 20 (25.32%) Windows
3 19 (24.05%) Security Cleared
4 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
5 16 (20.25%) SC Cleared
6 14 (17.72%) Cisco
7 13 (16.46%) WAN
7 13 (16.46%) LAN
7 13 (16.46%) SQL
7 13 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (15.19%) Active Directory
9 11 (13.92%) HP
10 10 (12.66%) MS Excel
11 9 (11.39%) Finance
11 9 (11.39%) Migration
12 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (10.13%) Hyper-V
12 8 (10.13%) Firewall
12 8 (10.13%) SAN
12 8 (10.13%) SAML
12 8 (10.13%) Oracle
13 7 (8.86%) Linux
13 7 (8.86%) Juniper
13 7 (8.86%) Citrix
13 7 (8.86%) Identity Management
13 7 (8.86%) XenApp
13 7 (8.86%) Windows 7
13 7 (8.86%) SCCM
14 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2007
14 6 (7.59%) Cisco ASA

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (7.59%) MS Exchange
1 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (5.06%) Apache
2 4 (5.06%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.80%) GlassFish
3 3 (3.80%) Lync
4 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.53%) IIS
4 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.27%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.27%) JBoss
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (12.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.53%) MS Office
3 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.27%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (5.06%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (5.06%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (5.06%) Oracle Receivables
1 4 (5.06%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (3.80%) Agresso
3 2 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.53%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.27%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.27%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Office 365
1 1 (1.27%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.46%) LAN
1 13 (16.46%) WAN
2 8 (10.13%) SAN
2 8 (10.13%) Firewall
3 6 (7.59%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (5.06%) Network Security
4 4 (5.06%) iSCSI
4 4 (5.06%) BIG-IP
4 4 (5.06%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (5.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (5.06%) VPN
4 4 (5.06%) DNS
4 4 (5.06%) LDAP
5 3 (3.80%) DHCP
5 3 (3.80%) SSL
5 3 (3.80%) IPsec
6 2 (2.53%) SNMP
6 2 (2.53%) VLAN
6 2 (2.53%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.53%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.06%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.27%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.27%) MS Access
5 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.27%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (11.39%) Finance
2 6 (7.59%) Advertising
3 4 (5.06%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.53%) Games
5 1 (1.27%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.27%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.13%) SAML
2 4 (5.06%) OAuth
2 4 (5.06%) OpenID
3 3 (3.80%) WF
3 3 (3.80%) JSP
4 2 (2.53%) HTML
4 2 (2.53%) CSS
4 2 (2.53%) Middleware
4 2 (2.53%) HTML5
4 2 (2.53%) WebGL
5 1 (1.27%) REST
5 1 (1.27%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.27%) .NET
5 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.27%) SOAP
5 1 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.80%) Open Source
2 2 (2.53%) Clustering
2 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.27%) Replication
3 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.27%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.27%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.32%) Windows
2 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (8.86%) Windows 7
3 7 (8.86%) Linux
4 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.39%) Migration
2 7 (8.86%) Identity Management
3 6 (7.59%) ITIL
4 5 (6.33%) CRM
4 5 (6.33%) Information Security
5 4 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.06%) TOGAF
5 4 (5.06%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (5.06%) Project Management
5 4 (5.06%) Protective Monitoring
5 4 (5.06%) Validation
6 3 (3.80%) ITIL V3
6 3 (3.80%) Service Management
6 3 (3.80%) Six Sigma
6 3 (3.80%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.80%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.53%) Use Case
7 2 (2.53%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.46%) SQL
2 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.80%) Perl
3 3 (3.80%) PHP
3 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL
3 3 (3.80%) Java
4 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.53%) C
5 1 (1.27%) C#
5 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.27%) X++
Qualifications
1 19 (24.05%) Security Cleared
2 16 (20.25%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.33%) DV Cleared
3 5 (6.33%) MCSE
3 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.06%) CCNP
4 4 (5.06%) CCDP
4 4 (5.06%) CISSP
4 4 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.06%) JNCIS
5 3 (3.80%) MCSA
6 2 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.53%) Degree
6 2 (2.53%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) QA
1 3 (3.80%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (15.19%) Active Directory
3 8 (10.13%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.86%) XenApp
5 5 (6.33%) vSphere
6 4 (5.06%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (3.80%) Shibboleth
7 3 (3.80%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.53%) Samba
8 2 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.27%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (8.86%) SCCM
2 2 (2.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (2.53%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.27%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 21 (26.58%) VMware
2 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
3 14 (17.72%) Cisco
4 11 (13.92%) HP
5 8 (10.13%) Oracle
6 7 (8.86%) Citrix
6 7 (8.86%) Juniper
7 5 (6.33%) SAP
7 5 (6.33%) Mercator
8 4 (5.06%) Symantec
8 4 (5.06%) F5
8 4 (5.06%) Dell
9 3 (3.80%) AppSense
9 3 (3.80%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.53%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.53%) Brocade
10 2 (2.53%) ProCurve
10 2 (2.53%) Business Objects
10 2 (2.53%) CA
11 1 (1.27%) NetApp
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