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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 22 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 60 76 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.68% 10.09% 10.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.89% 10.38% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 31 39
Median daily rate £425 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £300 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £445 £425
% change year-on-year
- +4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.45 £54.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.27% +111.76%
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
760 732 665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.31% 97.21% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 455 389
Median daily rate £400 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
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 £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 38 38
Median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £42.25 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 32 (26.23%) Finance
2 31 (25.41%) Oracle
3 30 (24.59%) SQL
4 26 (21.31%) SAP
5 25 (20.49%) Java
5 25 (20.49%) SQL Server
6 21 (17.21%) Tomcat
6 21 (17.21%) IBM
7 20 (16.39%) Back Office
7 20 (16.39%) Web Services
8 19 (15.57%) XML
8 19 (15.57%) DB2
8 19 (15.57%) WebLogic
8 19 (15.57%) HTML
8 19 (15.57%) CSS
8 19 (15.57%) JSP
8 19 (15.57%) JBoss
8 19 (15.57%) Misys
8 19 (15.57%) JMS
8 19 (15.57%) Log4j
8 19 (15.57%) WebLogic Portal
8 19 (15.57%) TDD
8 19 (15.57%) Banking
8 19 (15.57%) WebSphere
8 19 (15.57%) Web Development
8 19 (15.57%) Java EE
9 15 (12.30%) Business Analysis
10 14 (11.48%) Informatica
11 13 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (9.84%) Microsoft

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 21 (17.21%) Tomcat
2 19 (15.57%) JBoss
2 19 (15.57%) WebLogic
2 19 (15.57%) WebLogic Portal
2 19 (15.57%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.92%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.46%) Apache
5 2 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.82%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.82%) IBM Connections
6 1 (0.82%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.82%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.82%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.82%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (1.64%) MS Project
2 1 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.82%) InVision
2 1 (0.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.82%) MS Office
2 1 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.82%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 9 (7.38%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (4.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (3.28%) SAP PM
4 3 (2.46%) SAP PP
5 2 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.64%) SAP CO
5 2 (1.64%) SAP FI
5 2 (1.64%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (1.64%) SAP HR
5 2 (1.64%) SAP MII
5 2 (1.64%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (1.64%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.82%) SAP CS
6 1 (0.82%) SAP EWM
6 1 (0.82%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.82%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.56%) Office 365
2 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.46%) Yammer
4 2 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.82%) IaaS
5 1 (0.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.28%) Firewall
2 2 (1.64%) BIG-IP
2 2 (1.64%) SAN
2 2 (1.64%) SSH
2 2 (1.64%) SSL
3 1 (0.82%) DHCP
3 1 (0.82%) DNS
3 1 (0.82%) Intranet
3 1 (0.82%) LAN
3 1 (0.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.49%) SQL Server
2 19 (15.57%) DB2
3 3 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.64%) Power BI
4 2 (1.64%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.64%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.82%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.82%) GIS
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.82%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.82%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 19 (15.57%) Log4j
2 4 (3.28%) LSMW
3 1 (0.82%) JMeter
3 1 (0.82%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.82%) MSI
General
1 32 (26.23%) Finance
2 20 (16.39%) Back Office
3 19 (15.57%) Banking
4 8 (6.56%) Investment Banking
4 8 (6.56%) Retail
5 5 (4.10%) Billing
6 4 (3.28%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.46%) Publishing
8 1 (0.82%) Advertising
8 1 (0.82%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.82%) Legal
8 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.39%) Web Services
2 19 (15.57%) CSS
2 19 (15.57%) HTML
2 19 (15.57%) Java EE
2 19 (15.57%) JMS
2 19 (15.57%) JSP
2 19 (15.57%) XML
3 3 (2.46%) EDI
4 2 (1.64%) SAML
5 1 (0.82%) .NET
5 1 (0.82%) Material Design
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.82%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.82%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.56%) Virtual Team
3 7 (5.74%) Reference Data
4 6 (4.92%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.28%) NHS
6 3 (2.46%) Informatics
6 3 (2.46%) LIMS
7 2 (1.64%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.82%) CMDB
8 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.82%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.82%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.82%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.82%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.82%) User Experience
8 1 (0.82%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (0.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.92%) Windows
2 5 (4.10%) Linux
3 3 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.46%) Unix
4 2 (1.64%) AIX
4 2 (1.64%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.82%) Android
5 1 (0.82%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (0.82%) Solaris
5 1 (0.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.82%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.57%) TDD
1 19 (15.57%) Web Development
2 15 (12.30%) Business Analysis
3 12 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (7.38%) Migration
4 9 (7.38%) PRINCE2
5 7 (5.74%) CRM
5 7 (5.74%) Logistics
6 6 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (4.92%) Data Migration
6 6 (4.92%) Risk Management
6 6 (4.92%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (3.28%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (3.28%) Information Governance
7 4 (3.28%) Integration Testing
7 4 (3.28%) ITIL
7 4 (3.28%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (3.28%) Workflow
8 3 (2.46%) Information Security
8 3 (2.46%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 30 (24.59%) SQL
2 25 (20.49%) Java
3 10 (8.20%) ABAP
4 4 (3.28%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.46%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.46%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (7.38%) Degree
2 7 (5.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (4.92%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.46%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.82%) CCNA
5 1 (0.82%) CCNP
5 1 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.82%) MCSD
5 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.82%) NCIE
5 1 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.28%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) COBIT
2 1 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.46%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.64%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.64%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.82%) KVM
4 1 (0.82%) vSphere
4 1 (0.82%) XenApp
4 1 (0.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.46%) SCOM
2 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.64%) SCCM
3 1 (0.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.82%) vRealize
Vendors
1 31 (25.41%) Oracle
2 26 (21.31%) SAP
3 21 (17.21%) IBM
4 19 (15.57%) Misys
5 14 (11.48%) Informatica
6 12 (9.84%) Microsoft
7 5 (4.10%) LogRhythm
8 4 (3.28%) Cisco
8 4 (3.28%) Proofpoint
9 3 (2.46%) HP
9 3 (2.46%) JDA
9 3 (2.46%) VMware
10 2 (1.64%) F5
10 2 (1.64%) NEC
10 2 (1.64%) NetApp
10 2 (1.64%) RedPrairie
10 2 (1.64%) Remedy
11 1 (0.82%) RightFax
11 1 (0.82%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.82%) Syclo
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