Period
to 27 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk during the 6 months to 27 July 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.

Consultant
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 14 23
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 18 40 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 6.77% 8.10% 6.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.14% 8.35% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 20
Suffolk median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £337 £400 £246
90th Percentile £525 £500 £538
East of England median daily rate £480 £439 £450
% change year-on-year +9.40% -2.50% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £46.00 £46.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.08% +16.25% +18.61%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk. 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
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 252 479 453
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 94.74% 96.96% 96.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 307 299
Suffolk median daily rate £390 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.24% +3.03% +5.10%
10th Percentile £130 £217 £225
90th Percentile £525 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £409 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.19% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 32
Suffolk median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.50% +33.33% +29.03%
10th Percentile £10.85 £11.60 £10.80
90th Percentile £44.88 £39.00 £27.07
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.58 £20.00
% change year-on-year -14.95% +2.88% -4.76%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Suffolk

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Suffolk

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Suffolk over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Suffolk

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Suffolk

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 27 July 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
Ipswich +5 14 £450 +9.09% 2
Bury St Edmunds +9 1 - - 1
Consultant
East of England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Suffolk region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (27.78%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (27.78%) X++
3 5 (27.78%) MorphX
3 5 (27.78%) Billing
4 4 (22.22%) Workflow
4 4 (22.22%) .NET
4 4 (22.22%) CRM
4 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 3 (16.67%) ERP
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 3 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 3 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (16.67%) Migration
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (11.11%) SQL
7 1 (5.56%) 3GPP
7 1 (5.56%) JMS
7 1 (5.56%) Unix
7 1 (5.56%) Linux
7 1 (5.56%) Apache

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) 3GPP
1 1 (5.56%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (5.56%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MorphX
2 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (27.78%) Billing
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) General Ledger
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (5.56%) J2EE
2 1 (5.56%) JMS
2 1 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) CRM
1 4 (22.22%) Workflow
2 3 (16.67%) ERP
2 3 (16.67%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.56%) Information Management
3 1 (5.56%) Information Security
3 1 (5.56%) Open Source
3 1 (5.56%) Post-Production
3 1 (5.56%) Product Management
3 1 (5.56%) Requirements Management
3 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) SIEM
3 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) X++
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CISA
2 1 (5.56%) CISM
2 1 (5.56%) CISSP
2 1 (5.56%) CRISC
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) GDPR
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.56%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Genesys
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