The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £178 per day in advertised job vacancies in East Anglia during the 3 months to 29 March 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 / East Anglia
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 - 9
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Anglia 12.50% - 4.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.50% - 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £178 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% +38.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in East Anglia. 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
East Anglia
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 8 13 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Anglia 100.00% 92.86% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 13
Median daily rate £539 £470 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.62% +56.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £375 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £900 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in East Anglia

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in East Anglia

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Anglia

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in East Anglia

Consultant Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in East Anglia

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 East Anglia region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Anglia 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft