The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Suffolk region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 23 19 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 15 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.95% 7.91% 4.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.22% 8.13% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 8
Median daily rate £500 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £443 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.56% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.45 £54.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.27% +111.76%
Consultant
East of 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 Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
241 246 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 95.63% 97.23% 98.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 169 210
Median daily rate £475 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £13.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+226.92% +18.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Suffolk region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the Suffolk region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the Suffolk region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -13 5 £650 +44.44% 1
Newmarket - 5 £500 -
Bury St Edmunds -3 2 £415 -
Consultant
East of England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Suffolk region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (27.50%) CRM
2 11 (27.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (22.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (20.00%) User Stories
4 8 (20.00%) RFID
5 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
6 6 (15.00%) Cryptography
6 6 (15.00%) Marketing
7 5 (12.50%) Java
7 5 (12.50%) Windows
7 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (10.00%) PKI
8 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (10.00%) Java EE
8 4 (10.00%) ForgeRock
8 4 (10.00%) SPNEGO
8 4 (10.00%) OAuth
8 4 (10.00%) UML
8 4 (10.00%) Apache
8 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
8 4 (10.00%) LDAP
8 4 (10.00%) IIS
8 4 (10.00%) Unix
8 4 (10.00%) HTTP
8 4 (10.00%) Kerberos
8 4 (10.00%) X.509
8 4 (10.00%) SSL
8 4 (10.00%) SAML
8 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.00%) Apache
1 4 (10.00%) IIS
1 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.50%) IBM Domino
2 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (22.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) RFID
2 4 (10.00%) HTTP
2 4 (10.00%) Kerberos
2 4 (10.00%) LDAP
2 4 (10.00%) SSL
2 4 (10.00%) X.509
3 3 (7.50%) Firewall
4 1 (2.50%) DHCP
4 1 (2.50%) DNS
4 1 (2.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.50%) Big Data
4 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (15.00%) Marketing
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.50%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Java EE
1 4 (10.00%) OAuth
1 4 (10.00%) SAML
1 4 (10.00%) SPNEGO
2 1 (2.50%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Cryptography
2 4 (10.00%) PKI
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) iPad
3 1 (2.50%) Statistics
3 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) CRM
2 8 (20.00%) User Stories
3 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (10.00%) UML
4 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.50%) Migration
5 2 (5.00%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (5.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.00%) Information Security
5 2 (5.00%) ITIL
5 2 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (5.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.00%) Security Operations
5 2 (5.00%) TDD
6 1 (2.50%) Email Migration
6 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.50%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (5.00%) C#
2 2 (5.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.50%) Perl
3 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) CISA
2 1 (2.50%) CISM
2 1 (2.50%) CISSP
2 1 (2.50%) ISSMP
2 1 (2.50%) MCITP
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Check_MK
1 1 (2.50%) Kibana
1 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) ForgeRock
3 2 (5.00%) Cognos
3 2 (5.00%) RedPrairie
3 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.50%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.50%) IBM
4 1 (2.50%) Lotus
4 1 (2.50%) Tableau