The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Ipswich during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 15 9 21
Rank change year-on-year -6 +12  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 10 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 7.81% 9.17% 4.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.00% 9.17% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 5
Median daily rate £500 £369 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.59% -26.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £48.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -2.08% +54.83%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich. 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
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 125 120 145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 97.66% 100.00% 97.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 77 97
Median daily rate £450 £380 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% -15.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 13
Median hourly rate £12.10 £11.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -26.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.34 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Ipswich

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Ipswich

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Ipswich over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Ipswich

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Ipswich

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 Ipswich region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
1 4 (28.57%) CRM
2 3 (21.43%) CISM
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) CISSP
2 3 (21.43%) ERP
2 3 (21.43%) Network Security
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (21.43%) F5
2 3 (21.43%) Office 365
2 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (14.29%) QRadar
3 2 (14.29%) Splunk
3 2 (14.29%) CEH
3 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 2 (14.29%) Billing
3 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Advertising
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) Back Office
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) C#

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) IaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle CX
2 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
1 3 (21.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) AppScan
General
1 2 (14.29%) Advertising
1 2 (14.29%) Billing
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Cyber Attack
1 1 (7.14%) NHS
1 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) CRM
2 3 (21.43%) ERP
2 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) Informatics
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) IT Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) SIEM
4 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) C#
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CISM
1 3 (21.43%) CISSP
2 2 (14.29%) CEH
3 1 (7.14%) CISA
3 1 (7.14%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) GDPR
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) QRadar
2 1 (7.14%) Nexpose
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) F5
3 2 (14.29%) Splunk
4 1 (7.14%) Acunetix
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com