Period
to 19 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Consultant was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 19 October 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
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 68 84
Rank change year-on-year -31 +16 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 3 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.36% 1.16% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 1.18% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 2
Essex median daily rate - £230 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -29.23% -25.71%
East of England median daily rate £469 £438 £433
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.16% -3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Essex median hourly rate - £46.25 -
East of England median hourly rate - £46.25 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Contract vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 803 845 1195
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.98% 97.80% 97.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 478 677
Essex median daily rate £475 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £256 £213 £218
90th Percentile £600 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £415 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +7.10% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 170 141
Essex median hourly rate £32.50 £27.00 £31.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.37% -14.34% +51.90%
10th Percentile £12.56 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.84 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £20.41 £21.50
% change year-on-year -11.81% -5.07% +4.88%

Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Consultant in Essex

Technical Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Consultant in Essex

Technical Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Consultant in Essex

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Essex region featuring Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (66.67%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (33.33%) Verint
2 1 (33.33%) Speech Recognition
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) CTI
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) IVR

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (33.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (66.67%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) CTI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Speech Recognition
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya
1 1 (33.33%) Verint