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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 231 193 206
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 34 42 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.46% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.51% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 12
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£394 £413 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £335 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +32.00%
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
9003 8266 7349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.46% 91.37% 92.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4878 4452 3572
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £205 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 471 590
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.40 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 March 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 March 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 0 15 £425 -11.68% 10
Hampshire -10 8 £329 - 1
Surrey 0 3 £388 +19.23% 4
Buckinghamshire -5 2 £375 -6.25% 3
Sussex - 2 £300 -
Middlesex +3 1 £350 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £375 - 3
West Sussex - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - - 2
Kent - - - - 3
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 18 (24.00%) Windows
2 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (21.33%) Security Cleared
3 14 (18.67%) SC Cleared
3 14 (18.67%) SQL
3 14 (18.67%) VMware
4 9 (12.00%) Finance
4 9 (12.00%) Migration
4 9 (12.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (12.00%) HP
4 9 (12.00%) Cisco
4 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (12.00%) Hyper-V
5 8 (10.67%) LAN
5 8 (10.67%) WAN
5 8 (10.67%) ITIL
5 8 (10.67%) Advertising
6 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
7 6 (8.00%) Citrix
7 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (8.00%) SAML
7 6 (8.00%) Windows 7
8 5 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (6.67%) Mercator
8 5 (6.67%) Validation
8 5 (6.67%) Information Security
8 5 (6.67%) Firewall
8 5 (6.67%) Oracle
8 5 (6.67%) SAP
9 4 (5.33%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (5.33%) MS Exchange
1 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (4.00%) IIS
3 2 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.33%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.33%) JBoss
4 1 (1.33%) Apache
4 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.67%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (5.33%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (5.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (5.33%) Oracle Receivables
1 4 (5.33%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (4.00%) Agresso
2 3 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.33%) SAP MII
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) LAN
1 8 (10.67%) WAN
2 5 (6.67%) Firewall
2 5 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (5.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (5.33%) SAN
3 4 (5.33%) BIG-IP
3 4 (5.33%) Network Security
3 4 (5.33%) iSCSI
3 4 (5.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.33%) SMTP
4 1 (1.33%) HTTP
4 1 (1.33%) VPN
4 1 (1.33%) DNS
4 1 (1.33%) SSL
4 1 (1.33%) MPLS
4 1 (1.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.33%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.33%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.33%) Star Schema
4 1 (1.33%) Big Data
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (12.00%) Finance
2 8 (10.67%) Advertising
3 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.67%) Games
4 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.33%) Back Office
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.33%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.00%) SAML
2 4 (5.33%) OAuth
2 4 (5.33%) OpenID
3 3 (4.00%) Web Services
3 3 (4.00%) WF
3 3 (4.00%) HTML
4 2 (2.67%) .NET
4 2 (2.67%) CSS
4 2 (2.67%) JSP
4 2 (2.67%) SOAP
4 2 (2.67%) Middleware
4 2 (2.67%) HTML5
4 2 (2.67%) WebGL
4 2 (2.67%) REST
5 1 (1.33%) XML
5 1 (1.33%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.33%) WCF
5 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.67%) Replication
1 2 (2.67%) Clustering
1 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.33%) CMDB
2 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.00%) Windows
2 6 (8.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.67%) UNIX
4 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.00%) Migration
2 8 (10.67%) ITIL
3 5 (6.67%) Information Security
3 5 (6.67%) Validation
4 4 (5.33%) Protective Monitoring
4 4 (5.33%) TOGAF
4 4 (5.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (5.33%) CRM
4 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (5.33%) Identity Management
5 3 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (4.00%) Project Management
5 3 (4.00%) Service Management
5 3 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (2.67%) Use Case
6 2 (2.67%) Time Management
6 2 (2.67%) ITIL V3
6 2 (2.67%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.67%) SQL
2 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.67%) X++
4 2 (2.67%) C#
4 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.33%) VBScript
5 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (21.33%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.33%) MCSE
4 4 (5.33%) MCSA
4 4 (5.33%) CCNP
4 4 (5.33%) CCDP
4 4 (5.33%) CISSP
4 4 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.33%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.33%) JNCIS
5 2 (2.67%) MCITP
5 2 (2.67%) Degree
5 2 (2.67%) MCP
5 2 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (12.00%) Hyper-V
1 9 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.33%) XenApp
3 3 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.67%) vSphere
5 1 (1.33%) XenServer
5 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) SCCM
2 2 (2.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.33%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.33%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.67%) VMware
3 9 (12.00%) HP
3 9 (12.00%) Cisco
4 6 (8.00%) Citrix
5 5 (6.67%) Oracle
5 5 (6.67%) SAP
5 5 (6.67%) Mercator
6 4 (5.33%) Symantec
6 4 (5.33%) F5
6 4 (5.33%) Dell
6 4 (5.33%) Juniper
7 3 (4.00%) CA
7 3 (4.00%) AppSense
8 2 (2.67%) Remedy
8 2 (2.67%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.67%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.33%) Siebel
9 1 (1.33%) IBM
9 1 (1.33%) NetApp
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £650 per day + expenses
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
Church International
Rate: £400-£450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East Sussex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago