The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 12 16 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 13 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 8.97% 5.95% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.15% 6.08% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 1
Average daily rate £438 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.91% -9.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.25 £24.75 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+127.27% -
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
142 181 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 97.93% 97.84% 96.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 114 97
Average daily rate £363 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 14
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Ipswich +9 6 £394 +11.62% 2
Bury St Edmunds -3 3 £450 +650.00%
Consultant
East of England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 7 (46.67%) CRM
1 7 (46.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) SLA
3 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (26.67%) SAN
3 4 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (26.67%) Firewall
3 4 (26.67%) Statistics
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Server Building
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (13.33%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) MCITP
5 2 (13.33%) Degree
5 2 (13.33%) Finance
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Information Security
6 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) CCSE

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) SOAP
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Statistics
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) CRM
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Server Building
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Open Source
5 1 (6.67%) Product Management
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Security Management
5 1 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
1 2 (13.33%) MCITP
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CCSE
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (6.67%) Tableau
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