Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £428 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Consultant
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 31 40
Rank change year-on-year +2 +9 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 33 26 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.71% 4.15% 5.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.98% 4.36% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 38
Cambridge median daily rate £428 £450 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +4.35% +14.24%
10th Percentile £314 £333 £334
90th Percentile £621 £615 £598
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £426 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +0.12% - +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Cambridge median hourly rate £22.50 £175.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -87.14% +191.67% -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £22.50 £175.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year -87.14% +191.67% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cambridge
Contract vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 662 596 900
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.44% 95.06% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 302 587
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.32% +6.29%
10th Percentile £200 £208 £243
90th Percentile £540 £550 £525
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year - -1.32% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 62 62
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% +22.64%
10th Percentile £15.25 £13.84 £14.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £57.88
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +10.29% +65.85% -18.00%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Cambridge

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Consultant in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Cambridge

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Cambridge over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Cambridge

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Cambridge

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Cambridge region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (21.21%) SAP
2 6 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.12%) Migration
4 4 (12.12%) ERP
4 4 (12.12%) iTrent
5 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.09%) Identity Management
5 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
5 3 (9.09%) SAP CO
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (6.06%) JIRA
6 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.06%) SAP GRC
6 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (6.06%) SAP Security
6 2 (6.06%) SAP BPC
6 2 (6.06%) SAP HANA
6 2 (6.06%) Office 365
6 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
6 2 (6.06%) Project Management
6 2 (6.06%) Finance
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security
6 2 (6.06%) HTML
6 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (6.06%) CRM

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.03%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Acrobat
2 1 (3.03%) InfoPath
2 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) iTrent
2 3 (9.09%) SAP CO
3 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (6.06%) SAP BPC
3 2 (6.06%) SAP GRC
4 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (3.03%) NetSuite
4 1 (3.03%) SAP FI
4 1 (3.03%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (3.03%) SAP MM
4 1 (3.03%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (3.03%) OpenShift
2 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) LDAP
1 1 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (6.06%) SAP HANA
3 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.03%) Power BI
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
1 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.03%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
3 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
1 2 (6.06%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (3.03%) CSS
2 1 (3.03%) SAP CO-PA
2 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.03%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (3.03%) e-Learning
1 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (3.03%) PMI
1 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) CentOS
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
1 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (12.12%) ERP
2 4 (12.12%) Migration
3 3 (9.09%) Identity Management
4 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.06%) CRM
4 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.06%) Information Security
4 2 (6.06%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (6.06%) Project Management
4 2 (6.06%) SAP Security
4 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.03%) DevOps
5 1 (3.03%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (3.03%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (3.03%) Microservices
5 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.03%) SDLC
5 1 (3.03%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.03%) ABAP
2 1 (3.03%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) Python
2 1 (3.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) CISM
1 1 (3.03%) CISSP
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) GCED
1 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) PMO
2 1 (3.03%) GMP
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.03%) Packer
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
1 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (3.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) SAP
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Adobe
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.03%) Tableau
4 1 (3.03%) VMware