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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 28 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 5 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.21% 5.13% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 5.31% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 2
Median daily rate £410 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £33.75 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +23.85%
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
217 226 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 96.02% 96.58% 97.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 151 137
Median daily rate £410 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.37% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £510 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £10.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -32.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £8.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £13.00 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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
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 September 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
Bury St Edmunds +5 2 £415 - 1
Ipswich -6 2 - - 1
Consultant
East of England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 9 (39.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (34.78%) RFID
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (17.39%) CRM
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (8.70%) User Stories
6 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
6 2 (8.70%) C#
6 2 (8.70%) Java
6 2 (8.70%) Windows
6 2 (8.70%) Degree
6 2 (8.70%) TDD
6 2 (8.70%) Cognos
6 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.70%) Advertising
7 1 (4.35%) Validation
7 1 (4.35%) SSL
7 1 (4.35%) IBM
7 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
7 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
7 1 (4.35%) HTTP
7 1 (4.35%) Kerberos
7 1 (4.35%) Billing

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 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
1 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (4.35%) IBM Domino
1 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
1 1 (4.35%) IIS
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) RFID
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) Kerberos
2 1 (4.35%) LDAP
2 1 (4.35%) SSL
2 1 (4.35%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.35%) Big Data
3 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (8.70%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Billing
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Java EE
1 1 (4.35%) OAuth
1 1 (4.35%) SAML
1 1 (4.35%) Spark Streaming
1 1 (4.35%) SPNEGO
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.35%) Cryptography
1 1 (4.35%) iPad
1 1 (4.35%) PKI
1 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) CRM
2 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.04%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
3 2 (8.70%) TDD
3 2 (8.70%) User Stories
4 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (4.35%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (4.35%) Email Migration
4 1 (4.35%) High Availability
4 1 (4.35%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.35%) UML
4 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C#
1 2 (8.70%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) Perl
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) CISA
2 1 (4.35%) CISM
2 1 (4.35%) CISSP
2 1 (4.35%) ISSMP
2 1 (4.35%) MCITP
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Check_MK
1 1 (4.35%) Kibana
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Cognos
3 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.35%) Cloudera
3 1 (4.35%) ForgeRock
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Lotus