Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Consultant was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 24 November 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 92 98
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 18 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.13% 0.57% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 0.59% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Hertfordshire median daily rate £488 £444 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.86% +7.58% -8.33%
10th Percentile £450 £426 £396
90th Percentile £630 £472 £495
East of England median daily rate £488 £406 £425
% change year-on-year +20.00% -4.41% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 1484 1345 1517
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.10% 96.55% 94.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 776 772
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £200 £210 £190
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +6.45% - +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 81 156
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% -14.71% +12.25%
10th Percentile £10.83 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £52.50 £41.50
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £20.94
% change year-on-year -20.00% +7.48% +4.68%

Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Consultant in Hertfordshire

Technical Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Consultant in Hertfordshire

Technical Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Consultant in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Consultant in Hertfordshire

Technical Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Consultant in Hertfordshire

Technical Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hatfield - 2 £450 - 1
Technical Consultant
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
1 9 (50.00%) VBScript
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (50.00%) CESG
1 9 (50.00%) SCCM
1 9 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 9 (50.00%) BitLocker
1 9 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 8 (44.44%) Presales
2 8 (44.44%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 8 (44.44%) Disk Encryption
2 8 (44.44%) Skype
2 8 (44.44%) OneDrive
2 8 (44.44%) Skype for Business
2 8 (44.44%) Office 365
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (44.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 8 (44.44%) LANDesk
2 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (44.44%) XenApp
2 8 (44.44%) XenDesktop
2 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
2 8 (44.44%) Altiris
2 8 (44.44%) Symantec
2 8 (44.44%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (44.44%) VMware
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
1 8 (44.44%) SharePoint
1 8 (44.44%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) Office 365
1 8 (44.44%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Skype
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (38.89%) Law
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) CESG
2 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
2 7 (38.89%) Management Information System
3 6 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 8 (44.44%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 8 (44.44%) Disk Encryption
2 8 (44.44%) Presales
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (38.89%) Information Security
3 7 (38.89%) OWASP
3 7 (38.89%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Programme Delivery
3 7 (38.89%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (38.89%) Risk Management
3 7 (38.89%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 9 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CCNP
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) NIST 800
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (50.00%) BitLocker
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (44.44%) XenApp
2 8 (44.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) SCCM
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (44.44%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (44.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) Altiris
2 8 (44.44%) Citrix
2 8 (44.44%) LANDesk
2 8 (44.44%) Symantec
2 8 (44.44%) VMware
3 6 (33.33%) AppSense
4 2 (11.11%) Computacenter
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper
5 1 (5.56%) Palo Alto