The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 21 28
Rank change year-on-year -11 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 8 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.70% 6.27% 6.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.88% 6.51% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 21
Median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £425 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £525 £619
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.55% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £175.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +191.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 £49.95 £42.00
% change year-on-year +6.10% +18.92%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 278 338 438
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 93.92% 96.30% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 199 311
Median daily rate £340 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.57% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 22 42
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +29.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.19 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 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 25 June 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 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) SAP
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 3 (17.65%) Unix
3 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
3 3 (17.65%) ABAP
3 3 (17.65%) ERP
3 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) CentOS
3 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) Mimecast
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
4 2 (11.76%) SAPUI5
4 2 (11.76%) Office 365
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Dynamics 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 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.88%) NetSuite
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (5.88%) SAP BPC
2 1 (5.88%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.76%) Mimecast
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.88%) Power BI
3 1 (5.88%) SAP BW
General
1 1 (5.88%) Advertising
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) SAPUI5
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) CentOS
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Unix
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) ERP
2 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
2 2 (11.76%) CRM
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) Business Process Modelling
3 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (5.88%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (5.88%) SDLC
3 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) SIEM
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.88%) Validation
3 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) ABAP
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) MCITP
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) Firmware
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) SAP
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) JD Edwards
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Qualys
4 1 (5.88%) Tableau
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