Period
to 22 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 38 28
Rank change year-on-year +8 -10 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 54 48 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.09% 3.98% 5.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.35% 4.28% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 30 42
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -2.78% -
10th Percentile £337 £280 £314
90th Percentile £625 £525 £548
East of England median daily rate £475 £475 £443
% change year-on-year - +7.34% -1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £27.00 £110.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -75.45% +83.33%
East of England median hourly rate £43.25 £46.00 £47.95
% change year-on-year -5.98% -4.07% +19.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 1,009 1,122 1,192
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.19% 93.11% 95.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 573 696
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £418 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.29% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £240 £163 £181
90th Percentile £575 £501 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 134 75
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.50 £19.90 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.09% -43.14% +84.21%
10th Percentile £11.27 £11.29 £10.04
90th Percentile £46.50 £47.35 £48.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -5.71% -12.50% -

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Cambridgeshire

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Cambridgeshire

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Cambridgeshire

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Cambridgeshire

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 22 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +16 30 £425 -5.56% 14
Peterborough -9 8 £488 +33.56% 2
Consultant
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 10 (18.52%) CRM
3 10 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (14.81%) Java
5 8 (14.81%) SAP
5 8 (14.81%) Test Automation
5 8 (14.81%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (12.96%) JIRA
6 7 (12.96%) ERP
6 7 (12.96%) Finance
7 6 (11.11%) Manufacturing
7 6 (11.11%) HTML
7 6 (11.11%) CSS
7 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (9.26%) Web Services
8 5 (9.26%) Oracle
9 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
9 4 (7.41%) C#
9 4 (7.41%) Migration
9 4 (7.41%) Logistics
9 4 (7.41%) Business Analysis
9 4 (7.41%) QA
9 4 (7.41%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (7.41%) Knowledge Management
9 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (5.56%) Mule
2 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (7.41%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (3.70%) NetSuite
5 1 (1.85%) Sage 200
5 1 (1.85%) Sage X3
5 1 (1.85%) SAP MDG
5 1 (1.85%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.81%) Dynamics 365
2 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (7.41%) SaaS
5 2 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.85%) Office 365
6 1 (1.85%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (1.85%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Firewall
1 2 (3.70%) LAN
1 2 (3.70%) VPN
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.85%) DHCP
2 1 (1.85%) DNS
2 1 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) MySQL
2 1 (1.85%) Big Data
2 1 (1.85%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) JIRA
2 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (3.70%) Selenium
3 2 (3.70%) Subversion
4 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.85%) JMeter
4 1 (1.85%) LSMW
4 1 (1.85%) Robot Framework
4 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.85%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (12.96%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.85%) Advertising
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) CSS
1 6 (11.11%) HTML
2 5 (9.26%) Web Services
3 3 (5.56%) Ajax
3 3 (5.56%) Apache Camel
3 3 (5.56%) CSS3
3 3 (5.56%) HTML5
3 3 (5.56%) J2EE
3 3 (5.56%) JSON
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (5.56%) REST
3 3 (5.56%) Spring
3 3 (5.56%) XML
4 2 (3.70%) XHTML
5 1 (1.85%) .NET
5 1 (1.85%) ODBC
5 1 (1.85%) OpenID
5 1 (1.85%) SAML
5 1 (1.85%) SAP Basis
5 1 (1.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) User Experience
2 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) CESG
4 1 (1.85%) CMDB
4 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Windows
1 3 (5.56%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (18.52%) CRM
2 10 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (14.81%) Test Automation
4 7 (12.96%) ERP
5 4 (7.41%) Business Analysis
5 4 (7.41%) Campaign Management
5 4 (7.41%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (7.41%) Decision-Making
5 4 (7.41%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (7.41%) Logistics
5 4 (7.41%) Migration
5 4 (7.41%) Unit Testing
5 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (5.56%) Open Source
6 3 (5.56%) Test Scripting
6 3 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) Java
2 4 (7.41%) C#
2 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.56%) PHP
3 3 (5.56%) Python
4 2 (3.70%) Perl
4 2 (3.70%) SQL
5 1 (1.85%) C
5 1 (1.85%) Ruby
5 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.85%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.85%) CISM
2 1 (1.85%) CISSP
2 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) MCSA
2 1 (1.85%) MCSE
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.85%) GDPR
2 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) Docker
3 1 (1.85%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Rancher
2 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.81%) SAP
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle
4 4 (7.41%) HubSpot
5 3 (5.56%) Cisco
5 3 (5.56%) Workday
6 2 (3.70%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.70%) Sage
7 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.85%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.85%) JDA
7 1 (1.85%) RedPrairie
7 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow