The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 21 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 39 63 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.20% 10.36% 10.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.82% 11.71% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 12
Average daily rate
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£423 £355 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.01% -13.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £436 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.33 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+28.92% -43.12%
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
572 538 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 90.94% 88.49% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 302 209
Average daily rate £350 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 28 36
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £34.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 24 December 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title.

1 28 (26.17%) SAP
2 17 (15.89%) SC Cleared
2 17 (15.89%) Security Cleared
2 17 (15.89%) Migration
3 15 (14.02%) Oracle
4 14 (13.08%) Microsoft
5 12 (11.21%) Windows
6 10 (9.35%) PL/SQL
6 10 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (9.35%) Oracle EBS
6 10 (9.35%) Finance
7 9 (8.41%) Telecoms
7 9 (8.41%) Data Migration
8 8 (7.48%) Oracle Payroll
8 8 (7.48%) SAP SD
8 8 (7.48%) SQL
9 7 (6.54%) MS Exchange
9 7 (6.54%) EMC
10 6 (5.61%) VMware
10 6 (5.61%) Firewall
10 6 (5.61%) Automotive
10 6 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (4.67%) Windows 7
11 5 (4.67%) Cisco
11 5 (4.67%) IBM
11 5 (4.67%) SAN
11 5 (4.67%) Business Analysis
11 5 (4.67%) Data Management
12 4 (3.74%) Information Security
12 4 (3.74%) Active Directory

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.54%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.74%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.80%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.80%) Lync
5 2 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.87%) Node.js
5 2 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.87%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (0.93%) IIS
6 1 (0.93%) SAS
6 1 (0.93%) CICS
6 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (9.35%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (7.48%) Oracle Payroll
2 8 (7.48%) SAP SD
3 4 (3.74%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 3 (2.80%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (2.80%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (2.80%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (2.80%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (2.80%) SAP FI
4 3 (2.80%) SAP PM
5 2 (1.87%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (1.87%) SAP CO
5 2 (1.87%) SAP MM
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (1.87%) SAP HR
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (1.87%) Eikon
5 2 (1.87%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.93%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.80%) Office 365
2 2 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.61%) Firewall
2 5 (4.67%) SAN
3 3 (2.80%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.87%) Internet
4 2 (1.87%) Extranet
4 2 (1.87%) Network Security
4 2 (1.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.93%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.93%) RTP
5 1 (0.93%) Intranet
5 1 (0.93%) SSL
5 1 (0.93%) LAN
5 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.80%) DataStage
1 3 (2.80%) QualityStage
1 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (2.80%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.87%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (1.87%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (0.93%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (0.93%) Base SAS
3 1 (0.93%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) Big Data
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.93%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.93%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.93%) Toad
General
1 10 (9.35%) Finance
2 9 (8.41%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.61%) Automotive
4 4 (3.74%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.80%) Billing
6 2 (1.87%) Local Government
6 2 (1.87%) Law
7 1 (0.93%) Legal
7 1 (0.93%) Publishing
7 1 (0.93%) Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Retail
7 1 (0.93%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.74%) HTML
1 4 (3.74%) .NET
2 3 (2.80%) CSS
2 3 (2.80%) Web Services
2 3 (2.80%) jQuery
3 2 (1.87%) Middleware
3 2 (1.87%) XMPP
3 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.93%) JSP
4 1 (0.93%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.93%) XML
4 1 (0.93%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.93%) SAP Business Workflow
4 1 (0.93%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.93%) REST
4 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.74%) Blackberry
2 3 (2.80%) User Experience
3 2 (1.87%) RMADS
3 2 (1.87%) FMCG
4 1 (0.93%) Social Media
4 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.93%) NHS
4 1 (0.93%) HACMP
4 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.93%) CESG
4 1 (0.93%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (0.93%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.21%) Windows
2 5 (4.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.74%) Solaris
3 4 (3.74%) Linux
4 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) UNIX
5 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.93%) zOS
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.89%) Migration
2 10 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (8.41%) Data Migration
4 5 (4.67%) Data Management
4 5 (4.67%) Business Analysis
5 4 (3.74%) Risk Management
5 4 (3.74%) Workflow
5 4 (3.74%) Information Security
6 3 (2.80%) ITIL
6 3 (2.80%) ERP
6 3 (2.80%) ETL
6 3 (2.80%) Operations Management
6 3 (2.80%) SAP Implementation
6 3 (2.80%) Security Architecture
6 3 (2.80%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (1.87%) Network Management
7 2 (1.87%) Master Data Management
7 2 (1.87%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (1.87%) Performance Management
7 2 (1.87%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.35%) PL/SQL
2 8 (7.48%) SQL
3 4 (3.74%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.80%) C#
5 2 (1.87%) COBOL
5 2 (1.87%) Java
5 2 (1.87%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.87%) ABAP
6 1 (0.93%) JCL
6 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.93%) C
6 1 (0.93%) VBScript
6 1 (0.93%) VB
6 1 (0.93%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (15.89%) SC Cleared
1 17 (15.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.87%) CISM
2 2 (1.87%) CISSP
3 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.93%) EMC Certification
3 1 (0.93%) CCNP
3 1 (0.93%) CCNA
3 1 (0.93%) CCA
3 1 (0.93%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.80%) QA
1 3 (2.80%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.93%) GPG13
3 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.93%) SLA
3 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.87%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.93%) RACF
3 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.93%) Snort
3 1 (0.93%) Squid
3 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) XenApp
3 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (2.80%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (2.80%) Ionix
2 2 (1.87%) SCCM
2 2 (1.87%) OpenView
2 2 (1.87%) OPNET
3 1 (0.93%) Nessus
3 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.93%) SCOM
3 1 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.93%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 28 (26.17%) SAP
2 15 (14.02%) Oracle
3 14 (13.08%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.54%) EMC
5 6 (5.61%) VMware
6 5 (4.67%) Cisco
6 5 (4.67%) IBM
7 3 (2.80%) Informatica
7 3 (2.80%) F5
7 3 (2.80%) HP
7 3 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.80%) Mercator
8 2 (1.87%) Reuters
8 2 (1.87%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.87%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.87%) Talend
8 2 (1.87%) Juniper
8 2 (1.87%) BMC
8 2 (1.87%) Trillium
9 1 (0.93%) Business Objects
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