Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Consultant was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 20 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.

Technical Consultant
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 145 131
Rank change year-on-year +7 -14 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 11 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.35% 0.18% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.19% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 7
East Midlands median daily rate £300 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.41% +2.41% -2.35%
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £33.87 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 3031 3115 3068
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.11% 95.88% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1872 1946 1847
East Midlands median daily rate £390 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £213
90th Percentile £550 £556 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 128 183
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.76 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £42.50 £31.35
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Consultant in the East Midlands

Technical Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Consultant in the East Midlands

Technical Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Consultant in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Consultant in the East Midlands

Technical Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Consultant in the East Midlands

Technical Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Consultant within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 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
Nottinghamshire +8 4 £431 +4.55% 4
Leicestershire -4 3 £300 -
Derbyshire -6 2 - -
Lincolnshire - 2 - -
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Technical 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 Midlands region featuring Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) Office 365
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (27.27%) Service Management
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) Line Management
5 3 (27.27%) SCCM
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) Presales
5 3 (27.27%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Migration
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) SAS
6 2 (18.18%) Genesys
6 2 (18.18%) SAN
6 2 (18.18%) NHS
6 2 (18.18%) Mercator
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 1 (9.09%) HP Storage
7 1 (9.09%) 3PAR
7 1 (9.09%) Firewall
7 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team Management
7 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (18.18%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) HP Storage
2 1 (9.09%) IVR
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Customer Requirements
1 3 (27.27%) Line Management
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
1 3 (27.27%) Presales
1 3 (27.27%) Project Management
1 3 (27.27%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security
2 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) Server Building
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team Management
2 1 (9.09%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCSA
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Genesys
1 2 (18.18%) Mercator
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) 3PAR
2 1 (9.09%) Dell
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) VMware