The median contractor rate for a Senior Consultant was £280 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 22 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.

Senior Consultant
England / East of England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 127 140
Rank change year-on-year -4 +13  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 6 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.26% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.24% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Median daily rate £280 £550 £357
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -49.09% +54.27%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year -34.88% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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 of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2175 2457 2938
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 93.75% 96.24% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1263 1406 1744
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 191 256
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Senior Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Consultant in the East of England

Senior Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Consultant in the East of England

Senior Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Consultant in the East of England

Senior Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Consultant within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 3 - - 4
Essex -17 2 - -
Cambridgeshire 0 1 £280 -44.00%
Senior Consultant
England

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Senior 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 of England region featuring Senior Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Office 365
3 4 (28.57%) Skype for Business
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 4 (28.57%) SAP
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
4 3 (21.43%) Retail
5 2 (14.29%) Data Management
5 2 (14.29%) Altiris
5 2 (14.29%) Logistics
5 2 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (14.29%) Degree
5 2 (14.29%) LANDesk
5 2 (14.29%) Infor
5 2 (14.29%) Document Management
5 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (14.29%) SCCM
5 2 (14.29%) CESG
5 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 2 (14.29%) XenApp
5 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 4 (28.57%) Skype for Business
2 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (14.29%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (7.14%) SAP HCM
2 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (7.14%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Office 365
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (14.29%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (14.29%) OneDrive
3 2 (14.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
1 2 (14.29%) Skype
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) Network Security
2 1 (7.14%) OSPF
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) VLAN
2 1 (7.14%) VoIP
2 1 (7.14%) VRRP
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) IDA Disassembler
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) Metasploit
1 1 (7.14%) OllyDbg
General
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Law
2 1 (7.14%) Local Government
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) CESG
1 2 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) CentOS
3 1 (7.14%) Fedora
3 1 (7.14%) Kali Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) VMS
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (14.29%) Case Management
2 2 (14.29%) CRM
2 2 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (14.29%) Data Management
2 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 2 (14.29%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 2 (14.29%) Disk Encryption
2 2 (14.29%) Document Management
2 2 (14.29%) Logistics
2 2 (14.29%) Presales
2 2 (14.29%) Programme Delivery
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (7.14%) Actionable Insight
3 1 (7.14%) Coaching
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Line Management
3 1 (7.14%) Malware Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) VBScript
3 1 (7.14%) Assembly Language
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CISA
1 2 (14.29%) CISM
1 2 (14.29%) CISSP
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCSA
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) BitLocker
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (14.29%) XenApp
2 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 1 (7.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
1 2 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (7.14%) EnCase
2 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 4 (28.57%) SAP
1 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) Altiris
3 2 (14.29%) AppSense
3 2 (14.29%) Infor
3 2 (14.29%) LANDesk
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Mitel
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat