Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Design Consultant was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 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 Design Consultant
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 878 885 903
Rank change year-on-year +7 +18 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Design Consultant 11 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.001% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.001% 0.001%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
UK median daily rate £463 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.91% +22.22% -10.00%
10th Percentile £413 £525 £425
90th Percentile £526 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96790 100139 109026
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.77% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63814 65329 69364
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +1.98% +4.60% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2894 3317 4130
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.74 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.37% - +8.29%

Technical Design Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Design Consultant in the UK

Technical Design Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Design Consultant in the UK

Technical Design Consultant
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Design Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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
England +48 7 - -
UK excluding London - 5 £463 -
London -4 4 - -
Scotland - 2 £463 -
East of England - 2 - -
South East - 1 - -

Technical Design Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Technical Design 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 featuring Technical Design Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (45.45%) Office 365
1 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (45.45%) OneDrive
2 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Advertising
2 4 (36.36%) Ariba
2 4 (36.36%) SAP BW
2 4 (36.36%) SAP
2 4 (36.36%) Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (36.36%) Marketing
2 4 (36.36%) German Language
2 4 (36.36%) Italian Language
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (27.27%) SCCM
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) BitLocker
4 2 (18.18%) Disk Encryption
4 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (18.18%) Skype
4 2 (18.18%) OpenText
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) VBScript
4 2 (18.18%) CESG
4 2 (18.18%) Data Management
4 2 (18.18%) Altiris

Technical Design Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) OpenText VIM for SAP
1 2 (18.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Office 365
1 5 (45.45%) OneDrive
2 3 (27.27%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (36.36%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) SAP BW
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (36.36%) Advertising
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) German Language
1 4 (36.36%) Italian Language
1 4 (36.36%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) CESG
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Contract Management
4 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (18.18%) Data Management
4 2 (18.18%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 2 (18.18%) Disk Encryption
4 2 (18.18%) ERP
4 2 (18.18%) Master Data Management
4 2 (18.18%) Order to Cash
4 2 (18.18%) Presales
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
1 2 (18.18%) VBScript
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) BitLocker
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (18.18%) XenApp
1 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (18.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Ariba
1 4 (36.36%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) Altiris
2 2 (18.18%) AppSense
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) LANDesk
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) OpenText
2 2 (18.18%) Symantec
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Greenplum