The median contractor rate for a Technical Consultant was £517 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 29 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
England > South East
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 236 241 223
Rank change year-on-year +5 -18  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 12 23 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.26% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.27% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 21
South East median daily rate £517 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.88% +12.50%  
10th Percentile £412 £326 £269
90th Percentile £575 £595 £525
England median daily rate £450 £430 £438
% change year-on-year +4.65% -1.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £33.97 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7306 8460 8969
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.61% 94.96% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15203 18917 19243
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
10th Percentile £250 £250 £220
90th Percentile £550 £550 £513
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1130 1314 1775
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% +21.49%  
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.50 £10.80
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £40.00
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  

Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Consultant in the South East

Technical Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Consultant in the South East

Technical Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Consultant in the South East over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Consultant in the South East

Technical Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Consultant in the South East

Technical Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 29 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
Berkshire +19 8 £550 +22.22% 6
Surrey +8 2 £388 - 3
Middlesex +11 1 £484 +61.33%
Buckinghamshire -16 1 - - 1
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region featuring Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.42%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
4 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
4 5 (13.16%) Oracle
4 5 (13.16%) Windows
4 5 (13.16%) Service Delivery
4 5 (13.16%) Service Management
4 5 (13.16%) Resource Management
4 5 (13.16%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (13.16%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
4 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
4 5 (13.16%) Office 365
5 4 (10.53%) Apex Code
5 4 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (10.53%) Migration
6 3 (7.89%) Linux
6 3 (7.89%) Apache
6 3 (7.89%) ITIL
6 3 (7.89%) Java
6 3 (7.89%) SQL
6 3 (7.89%) Finance
6 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
6 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.26%) Analytics

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.16%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (7.89%) Apache
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.26%) nginx
4 2 (5.26%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.63%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.63%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.63%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (13.16%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (13.16%) Office 365
3 2 (5.26%) CloudSense
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.63%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.63%) SaaS
4 1 (2.63%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
1 2 (5.26%) Skype
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.63%) DNS
2 1 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.63%) LAN
2 1 (2.63%) LDAP
2 1 (2.63%) SAN
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) VPN
2 1 (2.63%) WAN
2 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.63%) MySQL
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.26%) Babel
2 2 (5.26%) Bitbucket
2 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.26%) Gradle
2 2 (5.26%) JIRA
2 2 (5.26%) Maven
2 2 (5.26%) Travis CI
2 2 (5.26%) webpack
3 1 (2.63%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Publishing
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
1 2 (5.26%) CSS
1 2 (5.26%) HTML
1 2 (5.26%) HTML5
1 2 (5.26%) Node.js
1 2 (5.26%) Spring
2 1 (2.63%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) Akka
2 1 (2.63%) Android SDK
2 1 (2.63%) Cocoa
2 1 (2.63%) EDI
2 1 (2.63%) EDIFACT
2 1 (2.63%) JSF
2 1 (2.63%) LAMP
2 1 (2.63%) Mason
2 1 (2.63%) SAML
2 1 (2.63%) Visualforce
2 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.26%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (2.63%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (2.63%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 1 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.63%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.26%) Android
4 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.63%) CentOS
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Unix
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) Resource Management
1 5 (13.16%) Service Delivery
1 5 (13.16%) Service Management
2 4 (10.53%) Migration
3 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (7.89%) ITIL
4 2 (5.26%) Analytics
4 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.26%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
4 2 (5.26%) ERP
4 2 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (2.63%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (2.63%) ITSM
5 1 (2.63%) Logistics
5 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.63%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) Apex Code
2 3 (7.89%) Java
2 3 (7.89%) SQL
3 2 (5.26%) ES6
3 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.26%) Perl
3 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.26%) TypeScript
4 1 (2.63%) Apple Swift
4 1 (2.63%) C
4 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.63%) PHP
4 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.63%) Python
4 1 (2.63%) Scala
4 1 (2.63%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
1 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) MCSE
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.26%) SANS
3 1 (2.63%) Avaya Certification
3 1 (2.63%) CISM
3 1 (2.63%) CISSP
3 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.63%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Docker
2 1 (2.63%) Gluster
2 1 (2.63%) Shibboleth
2 1 (2.63%) Snort
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) HP
3 2 (5.26%) Remedy
3 2 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) Apple
4 1 (2.63%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.63%) Avaya
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) Dell
4 1 (2.63%) F5
4 1 (2.63%) Gemalto
4 1 (2.63%) Greenplum
4 1 (2.63%) JDA
4 1 (2.63%) Juniper
4 1 (2.63%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.63%) Splunk
4 1 (2.63%) VMware
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