The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Technical Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Technical Consultant
Rank 628 652 625
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Technical Consultant 8 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.021% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.022% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 8
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £400 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49823 54841 54102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.99% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 32593 35082 33109
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1682 2085 2162
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.40 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Senior Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Technical Consultant in the job title.

Senior Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Technical Consultant within the UK.

Senior Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Technical Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Senior Technical Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Technical Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Technical Consultant within the UK.

Senior Technical Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Technical Consultant
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technical Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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
England +16 8 £475 +5.55% 4
London +7 4 £500 -9.09% 3
West Midlands - 2 £405 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £575 -
Warwick - 1 £360 -
Telford - 1 £450 -
Warwickshire - 1 £360 -
Shropshire - 1 £450 -

Senior Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, Senior Technical 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 featuring Senior Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (18.75%) SaaS
3 3 (18.75%) PaaS
3 3 (18.75%) HTML5
3 3 (18.75%) Backbone.js
3 3 (18.75%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (18.75%) AMQP
3 3 (18.75%) Domain-Driven Design
3 3 (18.75%) RESTful
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (18.75%) IaaS
3 3 (18.75%) Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) Microservices
3 3 (18.75%) MQTT
3 3 (18.75%) React
3 3 (18.75%) Mobile First
3 3 (18.75%) Web Design
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) Adobe
4 2 (12.50%) DNA

Senior Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 2 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (18.75%) IaaS
2 3 (18.75%) PaaS
2 3 (18.75%) SaaS
3 2 (12.50%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) AMQP
1 3 (18.75%) MQTT
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) Backbone.js
2 3 (18.75%) HTML5
2 3 (18.75%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (18.75%) React
2 3 (18.75%) RESTful
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) LINQ
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) OAuth
3 1 (6.25%) OAuth2
3 1 (6.25%) OpenID
3 1 (6.25%) WCF
3 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Analytics
2 3 (18.75%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (18.75%) Microservices
2 3 (18.75%) Mobile First
2 3 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (18.75%) Web Design
3 2 (12.50%) DNA
3 2 (12.50%) Scrum
3 2 (12.50%) Server Building
4 1 (6.25%) BDD
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Business Development
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) High Availability
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) C
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
1 1 (6.25%) PMP
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Adobe
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) Rackspace
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) Google
4 1 (6.25%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto