The median contractor rate for a Senior Technical Consultant was £453 per day in advertised job vacancies in 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 Technical Consultant
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 583 630 603
Rank change year-on-year +47 -27  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Technical Consultant 7 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.016% 0.014% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.015% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 9
Median daily rate £453 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.40% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £415 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £535 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate - £431 £368
% change year-on-year - +17.34%  
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 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40770 47086 48496
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.72% 95.05% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26583 31109 30993
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1252 1361 1876
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Senior Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Technical Consultant in England

Senior Technical Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Technical Consultant in England

Senior Technical Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Technical Consultant in England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Technical Consultant in England

Senior Technical Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Technical Consultant in England

Senior Technical Consultant
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technical Consultant within the 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
East of England -1 4 - - 2
London +13 3 £453 -9.40% 10
Senior Technical Consultant
UK

Senior Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

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

1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
2 3 (20.00%) Presales
2 3 (20.00%) Apex Code
2 3 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (20.00%) OneDrive
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix
2 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (13.33%) LANDesk
3 2 (13.33%) SCCM
3 2 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (13.33%) AppSense
3 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) CESG
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Altiris
3 2 (13.33%) VBScript
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (13.33%) Symantec
3 2 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus

Senior Technical Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (13.33%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (6.67%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
2 3 (20.00%) OneDrive
3 2 (13.33%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle CX
4 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Skype
2 1 (6.67%) BIG-IP
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Billing
2 1 (6.67%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) JSON
1 1 (6.67%) REST
1 1 (6.67%) Visualforce
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) CESG
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Blog
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
3 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Presales
2 2 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (13.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 2 (13.33%) Disk Encryption
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Apex Code
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) VBScript
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) Groovy
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCSA
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) BitLocker
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (13.33%) XenApp
2 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
1 2 (13.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix
2 3 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Altiris
3 2 (13.33%) AppSense
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) LANDesk
3 2 (13.33%) Symantec
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe
4 1 (6.67%) ATG
4 1 (6.67%) Demandware
4 1 (6.67%) F5
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Temenos
4 1 (6.67%) Venda
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