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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 217 170 207
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +37
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 40 67 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.79% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.85% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 32 7
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £303 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £549 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
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
9046 7839 7738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.24% 91.96% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4999 4158 3740
Average daily rate £375 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 471 449 657
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Berkshire -1 15 £475 +11.76% 4
Surrey -8 8 £435 +3.57% 4
Hampshire -30 7 £399 -26.83%
Kent -4 3 £275 -42.10% 1
Thames Valley -1 2 £600 -
Buckinghamshire -19 2 £400 +16.86% 3
Oxfordshire -24 1 - - 1
Sussex - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £525 -
Middlesex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (31.76%) Microsoft
2 22 (25.88%) Windows
3 19 (22.35%) SQL
4 18 (21.18%) Security Cleared
5 14 (16.47%) SC Cleared
5 14 (16.47%) Oracle
6 13 (15.29%) VMware
7 12 (14.12%) Finance
7 12 (14.12%) ITIL
8 11 (12.94%) Active Directory
8 11 (12.94%) PowerShell
9 10 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (11.76%) Advertising
10 9 (10.59%) Migration
10 9 (10.59%) Cisco
10 9 (10.59%) Web Services
10 9 (10.59%) Linux
11 8 (9.41%) Hyper-V
11 8 (9.41%) MS Excel
11 8 (9.41%) SQL Server
11 8 (9.41%) HP
11 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (9.41%) SharePoint
11 8 (9.41%) MS Exchange
11 8 (9.41%) LAN
11 8 (9.41%) WAN
12 7 (8.24%) UNIX
12 7 (8.24%) Citrix
13 6 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (7.06%) PL/SQL

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (9.41%) SharePoint
1 8 (9.41%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (4.71%) IIS
4 3 (3.53%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.35%) Apache
5 2 (2.35%) CMS
5 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.35%) Drupal
6 1 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.18%) Lync
6 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (9.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.71%) MS Office
3 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.35%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (4.71%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (4.71%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (4.71%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (4.71%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (4.71%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (4.71%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (4.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.71%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (3.53%) Agresso
4 2 (2.35%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.18%) SAP ERP
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (1.18%) SAP MII
5 1 (1.18%) SAP SD
5 1 (1.18%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.18%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (1.18%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.41%) LAN
1 8 (9.41%) WAN
2 3 (3.53%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (3.53%) Network Security
2 3 (3.53%) Internet
2 3 (3.53%) Firewall
2 3 (3.53%) SAN
2 3 (3.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (3.53%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (2.35%) LDAP
3 2 (2.35%) iSCSI
3 2 (2.35%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.18%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.18%) NAS
4 1 (1.18%) Intranet
4 1 (1.18%) OSPF
4 1 (1.18%) BGP
4 1 (1.18%) RTP
4 1 (1.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (4.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.18%) DB2
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.18%) LSMW
General
1 12 (14.12%) Finance
2 10 (11.76%) Advertising
3 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.53%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.35%) Retail
5 1 (1.18%) Marketing
5 1 (1.18%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.18%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.59%) Web Services
2 4 (4.71%) XML
2 4 (4.71%) HTML
2 4 (4.71%) SAML
3 3 (3.53%) WF
3 3 (3.53%) .NET
4 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.35%) SOAP
4 2 (2.35%) OAuth
4 2 (2.35%) OpenID
4 2 (2.35%) REST
5 1 (1.18%) WCF
5 1 (1.18%) OLE
5 1 (1.18%) BAPI
5 1 (1.18%) EDI
5 1 (1.18%) JSP
5 1 (1.18%) J2EE
5 1 (1.18%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (3.53%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.35%) AS400
3 2 (2.35%) Replication
3 2 (2.35%) EMV
3 2 (2.35%) CMDB
4 1 (1.18%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.18%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.18%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.18%) DTV
4 1 (1.18%) Clustering
4 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.88%) Windows
2 9 (10.59%) Linux
3 7 (8.24%) UNIX
4 6 (7.06%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.53%) AIX
6 3 (3.53%) Solaris
7 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.18%) Android
8 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.12%) ITIL
2 9 (10.59%) Migration
3 6 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (5.88%) Service Management
4 5 (5.88%) ITSM
4 5 (5.88%) CRM
4 5 (5.88%) Analytics
5 4 (4.71%) Cyber Security
5 4 (4.71%) SIEM
6 3 (3.53%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (3.53%) High Availability
6 3 (3.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (3.53%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.53%) Project Management
6 3 (3.53%) Workflow
6 3 (3.53%) SOA
6 3 (3.53%) E-Commerce
6 3 (3.53%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.35%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.35%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.35%) SQL
2 11 (12.94%) PowerShell
3 6 (7.06%) PL/SQL
4 4 (4.71%) VBScript
5 2 (2.35%) C#
5 2 (2.35%) X++
6 1 (1.18%) Korn
6 1 (1.18%) C-shell
6 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (21.18%) Security Cleared
2 14 (16.47%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (7.06%) DV Cleared
5 5 (5.88%) MCSA
6 4 (4.71%) MCSE
6 4 (4.71%) MCITP
7 3 (3.53%) CISSP
8 2 (2.35%) MCP
8 2 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.35%) CCNP
8 2 (2.35%) CCDP
8 2 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.35%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.18%) MCDST
9 1 (1.18%) Degree
9 1 (1.18%) MBA
9 1 (1.18%) CISA
9 1 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) JSP 440
1 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.18%) GxP
System Software
1 11 (12.94%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.41%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.71%) XenApp
4 4 (4.71%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.18%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) SCCM
2 3 (3.53%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.35%) SCSM
3 2 (2.35%) SCOM
3 2 (2.35%) WSUS
4 1 (1.18%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.18%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.18%) Control-M
4 1 (1.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 27 (31.76%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.47%) Oracle
3 13 (15.29%) VMware
4 9 (10.59%) Cisco
5 8 (9.41%) HP
6 7 (8.24%) Citrix
7 5 (5.88%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.71%) SAP
8 4 (4.71%) IBM
8 4 (4.71%) CA
8 4 (4.71%) NetApp
8 4 (4.71%) 3PAR
9 3 (3.53%) F5
9 3 (3.53%) Remedy
9 3 (3.53%) Juniper
10 2 (2.35%) BMC
10 2 (2.35%) Intel
10 2 (2.35%) Mercator
11 1 (1.18%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.18%) WatchGuard
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