Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £428 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 19 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 41 29
Rank change year-on-year 0 -12 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 59 42 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.21% 3.75% 5.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.50% 3.97% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 26 63
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £428 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% - +1.19%
10th Percentile £313 £316 £338
90th Percentile £586 £600 £613
East of England median daily rate £485 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +14.12% -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £22.50 £175.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -87.14% +191.67% -
East of England median hourly rate £77.50 £46.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year +65.78% +10.00% +1.31%

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 1312 1058 1515
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.71% 94.38% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 508 891
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.32% +8.57%
10th Percentile £200 £169 £226
90th Percentile £525 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 100 131
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £27.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.14% +35.37% -16.33%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.20 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £46.88
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £21.88 £20.94
% change year-on-year -17.71% +4.49% +4.68%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +3 33 £430 -8.27% 11
Peterborough -5 13 £413 +1.60% 1
Huntingdon -2 2 - -
Consultant
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 18 (30.51%) SAP
2 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
3 8 (13.56%) Migration
3 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
3 8 (13.56%) Security Cleared
3 8 (13.56%) Change Control
4 7 (11.86%) Process Improvement
4 7 (11.86%) QA
4 7 (11.86%) GAP Analysis
5 6 (10.17%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (8.47%) SAP Payroll
7 4 (6.78%) SAP CO
7 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.78%) Manufacturing
7 4 (6.78%) iTrent
8 3 (5.08%) PMO
8 3 (5.08%) Office 365
8 3 (5.08%) SAP GRC
8 3 (5.08%) SAP Security
8 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (5.08%) Project Management
8 3 (5.08%) Identity Management
8 3 (5.08%) HTML
8 3 (5.08%) Linux
8 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
8 3 (5.08%) ERP
8 3 (5.08%) Information Security
8 3 (5.08%) Agile Software Development

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 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.69%) CMS
2 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.69%) Mule ESB
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.69%) Acrobat
2 1 (1.69%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) SAP Payroll
2 4 (6.78%) iTrent
2 4 (6.78%) SAP CO
3 3 (5.08%) SAP GRC
4 2 (3.39%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (3.39%) SAP BPC
4 2 (3.39%) SAP FI
4 2 (3.39%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (3.39%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (1.69%) NetSuite
5 1 (1.69%) ResourceLink
5 1 (1.69%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (1.69%) SAP HR
5 1 (1.69%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.69%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.08%) Office 365
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.39%) SaaS
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.69%) CloudFront
3 1 (1.69%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.69%) IaaS
3 1 (1.69%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) LDAP
1 1 (1.69%) SMS
1 1 (1.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.39%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.69%) Power BI
3 1 (1.69%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) JIRA
1 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.69%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.69%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.69%) MorphX
General
1 4 (6.78%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.39%) Advertising
2 2 (3.39%) Finance
3 1 (1.69%) Back Office
3 1 (1.69%) Legal
3 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.69%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) HTML
2 2 (3.39%) .NET
2 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.39%) CSS
3 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (1.69%) Node.js
3 1 (1.69%) React
3 1 (1.69%) Redux
3 1 (1.69%) SAP CO-PA
3 1 (1.69%) Web Services
3 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.69%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.69%) PMI
2 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) CentOS
2 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.39%) Unix
3 1 (1.69%) Windows
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.56%) Change Control
1 8 (13.56%) Migration
2 7 (11.86%) GAP Analysis
2 7 (11.86%) Process Improvement
3 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (5.08%) ERP
4 3 (5.08%) Identity Management
4 3 (5.08%) Information Security
4 3 (5.08%) Project Management
4 3 (5.08%) SAP Security
5 2 (3.39%) CRM
5 2 (3.39%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (3.39%) Data Migration
5 2 (3.39%) Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (3.39%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (3.39%) Test Scripting
5 2 (3.39%) Workflow
6 1 (1.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.39%) Java
3 1 (1.69%) ABAP
3 1 (1.69%) Python
3 1 (1.69%) SQL
3 1 (1.69%) TypeScript
3 1 (1.69%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
1 8 (13.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) CISM
2 1 (1.69%) CISSP
2 1 (1.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) GCED
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) QA
2 3 (5.08%) PMO
3 1 (1.69%) COBIT
3 1 (1.69%) GMP
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.69%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.69%) Packer
2 1 (1.69%) SCCM
2 1 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (30.51%) SAP
2 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.39%) Adobe
3 2 (3.39%) Cisco
3 2 (3.39%) Citrix
3 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.39%) Symantec
3 2 (3.39%) VMware
4 1 (1.69%) Cognos
4 1 (1.69%) NGA Human Resources
4 1 (1.69%) Northgate
4 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.69%) Tableau