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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 26 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 8 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.40% 4.20% 7.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.62% 4.41% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 15
Median daily rate £525 £450 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +26.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £430 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £436
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +0.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.10 £46.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-25.88% +85.85%

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
221 136 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 94.04% 95.10% 98.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 87 148
Median daily rate £375 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £501 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 18
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £14.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £20.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -7 5 £575 +9.52%
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £413 -
Consultant
East of England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Migration
3 5 (26.32%) Firewall
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (15.79%) Network Security
5 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (15.79%) DTS
5 3 (15.79%) ETL
5 3 (15.79%) SQL
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
5 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
5 3 (15.79%) CRM
5 3 (15.79%) F5
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (10.53%) QRadar
6 2 (10.53%) Splunk
6 2 (10.53%) Office 365
6 2 (10.53%) Windows
6 2 (10.53%) ISO 9001
6 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.53%) C#
6 2 (10.53%) CISSP
6 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
6 2 (10.53%) Finance
6 2 (10.53%) Advertising
6 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Degree

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 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) Office 365
3 1 (5.26%) IaaS
3 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (15.79%) DTS
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) AppScan
2 1 (5.26%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (10.53%) Advertising
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.26%) Cyber Attack
1 1 (5.26%) Informatics
1 1 (5.26%) iPad
1 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) CRM
2 3 (15.79%) ETL
2 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
3 2 (10.53%) TDD
4 1 (5.26%) Analytics
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analytics
4 1 (5.26%) Email Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CEH
1 2 (10.53%) CISM
1 2 (10.53%) CISSP
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) MCITP
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO 9001
1 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) QRadar
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) F5
3 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
3 2 (10.53%) Splunk
4 1 (5.26%) Acunetix
4 1 (5.26%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto
4 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com