The median contractor rate for a Technical Consultant was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 24 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.

Technical Consultant
England / East of England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 117 130
Rank change year-on-year +1 +13  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 17 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.74% 0.47% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.49% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 6
Median daily rate - £500 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.83%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 2158 2438 2915
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 93.83% 96.21% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1253 1391 1728
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 193 261
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -1.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £12.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Consultant in the East of England

Technical 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 Technical Consultant in the East of England.

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

Technical 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 Technical Consultant in the East of England.

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

Technical 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 Technical Consultant within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 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 +9 14 - - 2
Essex -10 3 - -
Bedfordshire -10 1 - - 1
Technical Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 of England region featuring Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) Management Information System
3 14 (37.84%) Information Security
4 13 (35.14%) Risk Management
4 13 (35.14%) Law
4 13 (35.14%) Penetration Testing
4 13 (35.14%) Risk Assessment
4 13 (35.14%) OWASP
4 13 (35.14%) Waterfall
4 13 (35.14%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (35.14%) Continuous Delivery
4 13 (35.14%) Data Centre
4 13 (35.14%) Programme Delivery
4 13 (35.14%) NIST 800
5 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
6 9 (24.32%) Windows
7 6 (16.22%) DB2
7 6 (16.22%) Office 365
7 6 (16.22%) Analytics
7 6 (16.22%) Hadoop
7 6 (16.22%) Business Analysis
7 6 (16.22%) Use Case
7 6 (16.22%) Customer Analytics
8 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
9 4 (10.81%) CRM
9 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (10.81%) Mainframe
9 4 (10.81%) SQL
9 4 (10.81%) .NET
9 4 (10.81%) Oracle

Technical 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 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.81%) Skype for Business
3 3 (8.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.70%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) InfoPath
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (5.41%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (5.41%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Office 365
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.11%) OneDrive
3 2 (5.41%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (5.41%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Skype
2 1 (2.70%) CTI
2 1 (2.70%) DHCP
2 1 (2.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) DB2
1 6 (16.22%) Hadoop
2 3 (8.11%) Big Data
3 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (35.14%) Law
2 1 (2.70%) Advertising
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) .NET
2 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Flex
3 1 (2.70%) CSS
3 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
3 1 (2.70%) J2EE
3 1 (2.70%) Java EE
3 1 (2.70%) jQuery
3 1 (2.70%) Spring
3 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (43.24%) Management Information System
2 13 (35.14%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (35.14%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.81%) Mainframe
4 3 (8.11%) Data Structures
5 2 (5.41%) CESG
5 2 (5.41%) User Experience
6 1 (2.70%) Blog
6 1 (2.70%) Clustering
6 1 (2.70%) DataPower
6 1 (2.70%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) Windows Vista
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Information Security
3 13 (35.14%) Continuous Delivery
3 13 (35.14%) OWASP
3 13 (35.14%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (35.14%) Programme Delivery
3 13 (35.14%) Risk Assessment
3 13 (35.14%) Risk Management
3 13 (35.14%) Waterfall
4 6 (16.22%) Analytics
4 6 (16.22%) Business Analysis
4 6 (16.22%) Customer Analytics
4 6 (16.22%) Use Case
5 4 (10.81%) Campaign Management
5 4 (10.81%) CRM
5 4 (10.81%) Data Analysis
5 4 (10.81%) Data Analytics
6 3 (8.11%) Migration
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (8.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (8.11%) MCITP
2 3 (8.11%) MCSE
3 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) MCSA
4 1 (2.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (35.14%) NIST 800
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) BitLocker
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) XenApp
2 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (5.41%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (5.41%) SCCM
1 2 (5.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.70%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Altiris
3 2 (5.41%) AppSense
3 2 (5.41%) Citrix
3 2 (5.41%) LANDesk
3 2 (5.41%) Symantec
3 2 (5.41%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe
4 1 (2.70%) Avaya
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) Veeam
4 1 (2.70%) Verint