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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 23 20 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 40 40 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.90% 6.61% 9.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.28% 7.19% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 33
Average daily rate £425 £450 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £332 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.25 £24.75 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+127.27% -
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
637 556 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.95% 91.90% 88.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 339 301
Average daily rate £363 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 22
Average hourly rate £12.95 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.38% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £10.95 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.60 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 26 (25.49%) SAP
1 26 (25.49%) Microsoft
2 18 (17.65%) Finance
3 14 (13.73%) Security Cleared
4 13 (12.75%) Migration
5 12 (11.76%) Oracle
5 12 (11.76%) ABAP
6 11 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (9.80%) Active Directory
7 10 (9.80%) CRM
7 10 (9.80%) Retail
8 9 (8.82%) Manufacturing
8 9 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (7.84%) PL/SQL
9 8 (7.84%) SC Cleared
10 7 (6.86%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (6.86%) Dynamics CRM
10 7 (6.86%) Publishing
11 6 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (5.88%) Telecoms
11 6 (5.88%) .NET
11 6 (5.88%) C#
11 6 (5.88%) JavaScript
11 6 (5.88%) MS Excel
11 6 (5.88%) SAP BW
11 6 (5.88%) Business Analysis
11 6 (5.88%) Degree
11 6 (5.88%) Office 365
12 5 (4.90%) Skype for Business
12 5 (4.90%) Kalman Filter

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (4.90%) MS Exchange
1 5 (4.90%) Skype for Business
2 4 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (3.92%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 3 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.98%) Apache
5 1 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.98%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.92%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.92%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (3.92%) SAP SD
3 3 (2.94%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (2.94%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.96%) SAP APO
4 2 (1.96%) SAP BPC
4 2 (1.96%) SAP HR
4 2 (1.96%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.98%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.98%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.98%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.92%) Firewall
1 4 (3.92%) Skype
2 2 (1.96%) DNS
2 2 (1.96%) SAN
3 1 (0.98%) DHCP
3 1 (0.98%) Intranet
3 1 (0.98%) LAN
3 1 (0.98%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.88%) SAP BW
2 4 (3.92%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.92%) SAP BI
3 3 (2.94%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.94%) SAP HANA
3 3 (2.94%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.98%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.98%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.98%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.96%) LSMW
3 1 (0.98%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.98%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (17.65%) Finance
2 10 (9.80%) Retail
3 9 (8.82%) Manufacturing
4 7 (6.86%) Publishing
5 6 (5.88%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.92%) Advertising
6 4 (3.92%) Banking
6 4 (3.92%) Marketing
7 2 (1.96%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.98%) Back Office
8 1 (0.98%) Billing
8 1 (0.98%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.88%) .NET
2 4 (3.92%) ASP.NET
2 4 (3.92%) BAPI
2 4 (3.92%) HTML
2 4 (3.92%) SAP ALE
3 3 (2.94%) HTML5
3 3 (2.94%) SAP Smart Forms
3 3 (2.94%) Web Dynpro
4 2 (1.96%) EDI
5 1 (0.98%) CSS
5 1 (0.98%) jQuery
5 1 (0.98%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.98%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.98%) SOAP
5 1 (0.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.90%) FMCG
3 3 (2.94%) User Experience
3 3 (2.94%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.96%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.96%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.96%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.98%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.98%) HP Storage
5 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.98%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (0.98%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.94%) Windows
2 2 (1.96%) AIX
2 2 (1.96%) Unix
2 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.98%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (0.98%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.98%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.98%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.98%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (12.75%) Migration
2 11 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (9.80%) CRM
4 7 (6.86%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 6 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (4.90%) Analytics
6 5 (4.90%) Change Management
6 5 (4.90%) Data Migration
6 5 (4.90%) ERP
6 5 (4.90%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (3.92%) SAP Implementation
7 4 (3.92%) SDLC
8 3 (2.94%) ITIL
8 3 (2.94%) Performance Management
8 3 (2.94%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.94%) Test Scripting
8 3 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (2.94%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 3 (2.94%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.76%) ABAP
2 8 (7.84%) PL/SQL
3 6 (5.88%) C#
3 6 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.90%) SQL
5 4 (3.92%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.92%) SAPscript
6 1 (0.98%) C
6 1 (0.98%) Groovy
6 1 (0.98%) Perl
6 1 (0.98%) Python
6 1 (0.98%) X++
Qualifications
1 14 (13.73%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.84%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.88%) Degree
4 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.98%) CCNA
6 1 (0.98%) CCNP
6 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.98%) CISSP
6 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.98%) NCIE
6 1 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.98%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (9.80%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.90%) XenApp
3 4 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.96%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.98%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.98%) KVM
6 1 (0.98%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) SCCM
2 1 (0.98%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (0.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.98%) vRealize
2 1 (0.98%) Windows Intune
2 1 (0.98%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (25.49%) Microsoft
1 26 (25.49%) SAP
2 12 (11.76%) Oracle
3 5 (4.90%) Citrix
3 5 (4.90%) VMware
4 3 (2.94%) Cisco
4 3 (2.94%) IBM
4 3 (2.94%) Informatica
4 3 (2.94%) NetApp
5 2 (1.96%) HP
5 2 (1.96%) Northgate
5 2 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.96%) Symantec
6 1 (0.98%) Brocade
6 1 (0.98%) CA
6 1 (0.98%) Dell
6 1 (0.98%) Infor
6 1 (0.98%) ION Trading
6 1 (0.98%) IronPort
6 1 (0.98%) SEEBURGER
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