The median contractor rate for a Technical Consultant was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex 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.

Technical Consultant
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 52 60
Rank change year-on-year -16 +8  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.70% 0.21% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.21% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £525 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +61.53%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -4.41% -  
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 Essex. 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
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 404 469 625
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 94.61% 97.71% 97.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 225 378
Median daily rate £475 £344 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.18% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £195 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 109 44
Median hourly rate £32.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.93% -13.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £36.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 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 Essex region featuring Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Use Case
1 6 (60.00%) Hadoop
1 6 (60.00%) Analytics
1 6 (60.00%) Customer Analytics
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) CRM
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) DB2
3 4 (40.00%) Mainframe
3 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Vista
3 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Campaign Management
3 4 (40.00%) Data Analytics
4 3 (30.00%) Big Data
4 3 (30.00%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Data Structures
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (30.00%) Validation
4 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (20.00%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (10.00%) Verint

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 (10.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (20.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) CTI
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (40.00%) DB2
3 3 (30.00%) Big Data
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (30.00%) Data Structures
2 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Analytics
1 6 (60.00%) Customer Analytics
1 6 (60.00%) Use Case
2 4 (40.00%) Campaign Management
2 4 (40.00%) CRM
2 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Data Analytics
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Speech Recognition
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (10.00%) MCITP
3 1 (10.00%) MCTS
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Avaya
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Verint