The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 17 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 64 78 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.26% 10.63% 9.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.49% 10.96% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 26 39
Median daily rate £425 £406 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -0.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £41.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.51% +83.33%
Consultant
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
754 712 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.29% 97.00% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 440 399
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 33 44
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% +5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.93 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £42.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the Birmingham region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, 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 Birmingham region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 36 (27.69%) SQL
2 35 (26.92%) Finance
3 34 (26.15%) Oracle
4 29 (22.31%) SQL Server
4 29 (22.31%) SAP
5 28 (21.54%) Java
5 28 (21.54%) IBM
6 25 (19.23%) Tomcat
7 24 (18.46%) Web Services
7 24 (18.46%) Microsoft
7 24 (18.46%) Back Office
8 23 (17.69%) WebLogic Portal
8 23 (17.69%) Log4j
8 23 (17.69%) JMS
8 23 (17.69%) Misys
8 23 (17.69%) XML
8 23 (17.69%) DB2
8 23 (17.69%) WebLogic
8 23 (17.69%) HTML
8 23 (17.69%) CSS
8 23 (17.69%) JSP
8 23 (17.69%) JBoss
8 23 (17.69%) TDD
8 23 (17.69%) Web Development
8 23 (17.69%) Java EE
8 23 (17.69%) WebSphere
9 17 (13.08%) Banking
10 12 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (8.46%) Retail
11 11 (8.46%) ABAP

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 25 (19.23%) Tomcat
2 23 (17.69%) JBoss
2 23 (17.69%) WebLogic
2 23 (17.69%) WebLogic Portal
2 23 (17.69%) WebSphere
3 11 (8.46%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.31%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.54%) Apache
6 2 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.77%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.77%) CMS
7 1 (0.77%) IBM Connections
7 1 (0.77%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.77%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.77%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 3 (2.31%) MS Office
2 2 (1.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.54%) MS Project
3 1 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.77%) InVision
3 1 (0.77%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 9 (6.92%) SAP IS-U
2 7 (5.38%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (3.08%) SAP PM
5 3 (2.31%) SAP HR
5 3 (2.31%) SAP Payroll
5 3 (2.31%) SAP PP
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (1.54%) SAP CO
6 2 (1.54%) SAP FI
6 2 (1.54%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (1.54%) SAP MII
6 2 (1.54%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.77%) SAP CS
7 1 (0.77%) SAP EWM
7 1 (0.77%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (7.69%) Office 365
2 5 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (2.31%) Yammer
4 1 (0.77%) IaaS
4 1 (0.77%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.08%) Firewall
2 3 (2.31%) Skype
3 2 (1.54%) BIG-IP
3 2 (1.54%) SSH
3 2 (1.54%) SSL
4 1 (0.77%) DHCP
4 1 (0.77%) DNS
4 1 (0.77%) Intranet
4 1 (0.77%) LAN
4 1 (0.77%) LDAP
4 1 (0.77%) SAN
4 1 (0.77%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.77%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (22.31%) SQL Server
2 23 (17.69%) DB2
3 2 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.54%) Power BI
3 2 (1.54%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.54%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.77%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.77%) GIS
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (0.77%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.77%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.77%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 23 (17.69%) Log4j
2 4 (3.08%) LSMW
3 2 (1.54%) MSI
4 1 (0.77%) JMeter
4 1 (0.77%) LoadRunner
General
1 35 (26.92%) Finance
2 24 (18.46%) Back Office
3 17 (13.08%) Banking
4 11 (8.46%) Retail
5 9 (6.92%) Manufacturing
6 6 (4.62%) Billing
7 5 (3.85%) Investment Banking
8 3 (2.31%) Publishing
9 1 (0.77%) Advertising
9 1 (0.77%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.77%) Legal
9 1 (0.77%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.46%) Web Services
2 23 (17.69%) CSS
2 23 (17.69%) HTML
2 23 (17.69%) Java EE
2 23 (17.69%) JMS
2 23 (17.69%) JSP
2 23 (17.69%) XML
3 3 (2.31%) EDI
4 2 (1.54%) SAML
5 1 (0.77%) .NET
5 1 (0.77%) Material Design
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.77%) SAP ALE
5 1 (0.77%) SAP Business Workflow
5 1 (0.77%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.77%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (0.77%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.85%) Virtual Team
3 4 (3.08%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.08%) NHS
3 4 (3.08%) Reference Data
4 3 (2.31%) Informatics
4 3 (2.31%) LIMS
5 2 (1.54%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.77%) Clustering
6 1 (0.77%) CMDB
6 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.77%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.77%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.77%) User Experience
6 1 (0.77%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.38%) Windows
2 5 (3.85%) Linux
3 2 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.54%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.54%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.77%) Android
4 1 (0.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.69%) TDD
1 23 (17.69%) Web Development
2 9 (6.92%) Business Analysis
3 8 (6.15%) Migration
3 8 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (5.38%) CRM
4 7 (5.38%) Logistics
5 6 (4.62%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (4.62%) PRINCE2
5 6 (4.62%) Risk Management
6 5 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (3.85%) Data Migration
6 5 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (3.08%) Information Governance
7 4 (3.08%) Integration Testing
7 4 (3.08%) ITIL
7 4 (3.08%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (3.08%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (3.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 36 (27.69%) SQL
2 28 (21.54%) Java
3 11 (8.46%) ABAP
4 3 (2.31%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.31%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.31%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.54%) C
6 1 (0.77%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.77%) Korn
6 1 (0.77%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 7 (5.38%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.62%) Degree
3 4 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (3.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.77%) MCSA
5 1 (0.77%) MCSD
5 1 (0.77%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.85%) QA
2 2 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.77%) COBIT
3 1 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (6.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.54%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.77%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.08%) SCOM
2 2 (1.54%) SCCM
3 1 (0.77%) Control-M
3 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.77%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 34 (26.15%) Oracle
2 29 (22.31%) SAP
3 28 (21.54%) IBM
4 24 (18.46%) Microsoft
5 23 (17.69%) Misys
6 9 (6.92%) Informatica
7 5 (3.85%) LogRhythm
8 4 (3.08%) Proofpoint
9 3 (2.31%) JDA
10 2 (1.54%) F5
10 2 (1.54%) HP
10 2 (1.54%) NEC
10 2 (1.54%) Polycom
10 2 (1.54%) RedPrairie
10 2 (1.54%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.77%) Adobe
11 1 (0.77%) BMC
11 1 (0.77%) Cisco
11 1 (0.77%) Lotus
11 1 (0.77%) Remedy
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