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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 17 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 58 63 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.61% 7.65% 10.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.26% 8.15% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 40 38
Median daily rate £450 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £450 £415
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -8.75%
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
702 773 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.13% 93.81% 91.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 529 335
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £205 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 26
Median hourly rate £15.48 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.53% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.56 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £26.00 £26.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 25 (26.60%) SAP
2 18 (19.15%) Finance
3 16 (17.02%) Business Analysis
4 14 (14.89%) Informatica
5 13 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (11.70%) Microsoft
8 9 (9.57%) PRINCE2
8 9 (9.57%) Banking
8 9 (9.57%) Degree
9 8 (8.51%) Investment Banking
9 8 (8.51%) SQL
10 7 (7.45%) Oracle
10 7 (7.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (7.45%) Migration
10 7 (7.45%) Firewall
10 7 (7.45%) Reference Data
10 7 (7.45%) Security Cleared
11 6 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (6.38%) SAP IS-U
11 6 (6.38%) ABAP
12 5 (5.32%) ITIL
12 5 (5.32%) Java
12 5 (5.32%) Windows
12 5 (5.32%) Active Directory
12 5 (5.32%) Risk Management
12 5 (5.32%) Retail
12 5 (5.32%) Logistics
12 5 (5.32%) SC Cleared
13 4 (4.26%) LogRhythm

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 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (3.19%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.13%) Apache
3 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.13%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.06%) SAP Portal
4 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) MS Project
2 1 (1.06%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.38%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (3.19%) SAP PP
2 3 (3.19%) SAP SD
3 2 (2.13%) SAP CO
3 2 (2.13%) SAP FI
3 2 (2.13%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (2.13%) SAP HR
3 2 (2.13%) SAP MII
3 2 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.13%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.06%) SAP APO
4 1 (1.06%) SAP CS
4 1 (1.06%) SAP GRC
4 1 (1.06%) SAP HCM
4 1 (1.06%) SAP PM
4 1 (1.06%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.45%) Firewall
2 2 (2.13%) DNS
2 2 (2.13%) SAN
3 1 (1.06%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.06%) DHCP
3 1 (1.06%) Intranet
3 1 (1.06%) Skype
3 1 (1.06%) SSH
3 1 (1.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (4.26%) SAP BW
2 3 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.19%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.13%) SAP BI
3 2 (2.13%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.06%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.06%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.06%) LSMW
1 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (19.15%) Finance
2 9 (9.57%) Banking
3 8 (8.51%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.32%) Retail
5 2 (2.13%) Billing
6 1 (1.06%) Back Office
6 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.06%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.19%) .NET
1 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.06%) BAPI
2 1 (1.06%) CSS
2 1 (1.06%) HTML
2 1 (1.06%) jQuery
2 1 (1.06%) SAML
2 1 (1.06%) SAP ALE
2 1 (1.06%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.06%) SAP Business Workflow
2 1 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.45%) Reference Data
3 4 (4.26%) NHS
4 3 (3.19%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.19%) Informatics
5 1 (1.06%) CMDB
5 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.06%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.06%) FMCG
5 1 (1.06%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.06%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.06%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.06%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.06%) User Experience
5 1 (1.06%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.32%) Windows
2 3 (3.19%) AIX
2 3 (3.19%) Unix
3 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.13%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.06%) Android
4 1 (1.06%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (1.06%) Linux
4 1 (1.06%) Solaris
4 1 (1.06%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.06%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.06%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.02%) Business Analysis
2 12 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (9.57%) PRINCE2
4 7 (7.45%) Migration
5 6 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (5.32%) ITIL
6 5 (5.32%) Logistics
6 5 (5.32%) Risk Management
7 4 (4.26%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (4.26%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (3.19%) Business Transformation
8 3 (3.19%) Change Management
8 3 (3.19%) CRM
8 3 (3.19%) Data Migration
8 3 (3.19%) ETL
8 3 (3.19%) Information Governance
8 3 (3.19%) ITSM
8 3 (3.19%) Workflow
9 2 (2.13%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (2.13%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.51%) SQL
2 6 (6.38%) ABAP
3 5 (5.32%) Java
4 3 (3.19%) C#
5 2 (2.13%) C
5 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.13%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.06%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 9 (9.57%) Degree
2 7 (7.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 7 (7.45%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.32%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.06%) CCNA
6 1 (1.06%) CCNP
6 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.06%) CISSP
6 1 (1.06%) NCIE
6 1 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) COBIT
2 1 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.26%) XenApp
3 3 (3.19%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.06%) KVM
5 1 (1.06%) vSphere
5 1 (1.06%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) SCCM
2 1 (1.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.06%) vRealize
2 1 (1.06%) Windows Intune
2 1 (1.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (26.60%) SAP
2 14 (14.89%) Informatica
3 11 (11.70%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.45%) Oracle
5 4 (4.26%) Cisco
5 4 (4.26%) Citrix
5 4 (4.26%) LogRhythm
5 4 (4.26%) Proofpoint
5 4 (4.26%) VMware
6 3 (3.19%) IBM
6 3 (3.19%) JDA
6 3 (3.19%) NetApp
7 2 (2.13%) Dell
7 2 (2.13%) IronPort
7 2 (2.13%) RedPrairie
7 2 (2.13%) Remedy
7 2 (2.13%) RightFax
7 2 (2.13%) Symantec
8 1 (1.06%) F5
8 1 (1.06%) ServiceNow
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