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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 6 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 78 70 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.66% 9.90% 13.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.08% 10.95% 15.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 35 38
Average daily rate
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£420 £450 £429
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £425 £423
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+79.31% +5.45%
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
704 639 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.17% 90.38% 91.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 372 315
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £503 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 36 21
Average hourly rate £15.25 £12.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.73 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £27.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, 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 36 (25.53%) SAP
2 23 (16.31%) Migration
3 19 (13.48%) Oracle
4 16 (11.35%) CRM
5 15 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (9.93%) Security Cleared
7 13 (9.22%) Microsoft
8 12 (8.51%) Cisco
8 12 (8.51%) Finance
9 11 (7.80%) Data Migration
10 10 (7.09%) IBM
11 9 (6.38%) F5
11 9 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (6.38%) FileNet
11 9 (6.38%) SAP CRM
11 9 (6.38%) Dynamics AX
11 9 (6.38%) SC Cleared
12 8 (5.67%) Oracle EBS
12 8 (5.67%) MPLS
12 8 (5.67%) ERP
12 8 (5.67%) ABAP
13 7 (4.96%) PL/SQL
13 7 (4.96%) Documentum
13 7 (4.96%) CCNP
13 7 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (4.96%) Juniper
13 7 (4.96%) OSPF
13 7 (4.96%) BGP
13 7 (4.96%) CheckPoint
13 7 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 9 (6.38%) FileNet
2 7 (4.96%) Documentum
2 7 (4.96%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 6 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.13%) NetWeaver
4 3 (2.13%) Lync
5 2 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.42%) SAP Portal
5 2 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.42%) SAP EP
6 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.71%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (6.38%) SAP CRM
1 9 (6.38%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (5.67%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (4.96%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (4.26%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (4.26%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (3.55%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (3.55%) SAP SD
6 4 (2.84%) Oracle Payroll
6 4 (2.84%) Oracle iProcurement
6 4 (2.84%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 3 (2.13%) Oracle Assets
7 3 (2.13%) SAP IS-U
8 2 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (1.42%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (1.42%) SAP CO
8 2 (1.42%) SAP FI
8 2 (1.42%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (1.42%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.71%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.42%) Office 365
2 1 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.67%) MPLS
2 7 (4.96%) OSPF
2 7 (4.96%) BGP
3 5 (3.55%) Firewall
4 2 (1.42%) Cisco ICM
4 2 (1.42%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.71%) Skype
5 1 (0.71%) Wireless
5 1 (0.71%) DHCP
5 1 (0.71%) HTTP
5 1 (0.71%) VPN
5 1 (0.71%) DNS
5 1 (0.71%) SAN
5 1 (0.71%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.13%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.42%) SAP BI
3 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.42%) QlikView
3 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.42%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (1.42%) SAP HANA
3 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.71%) Star Schema
4 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.71%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.71%) LSMW
1 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.71%) Axure RP
General
1 12 (8.51%) Finance
2 7 (4.96%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.84%) Banking
4 4 (2.84%) Law
4 4 (2.84%) Marketing
5 3 (2.13%) Retail
5 3 (2.13%) Billing
6 2 (1.42%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.71%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.71%) Automotive
7 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.71%) Back Office
7 1 (0.71%) German Language
7 1 (0.71%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.84%) SAP Basis
2 3 (2.13%) Web Services
2 3 (2.13%) WebCenter
3 2 (1.42%) Middleware
3 2 (1.42%) SAP PI
3 2 (1.42%) HTML
4 1 (0.71%) .NET
4 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.71%) EJB
4 1 (0.71%) CSS
4 1 (0.71%) JSP
4 1 (0.71%) Servlets
4 1 (0.71%) SOAP
4 1 (0.71%) Flash
4 1 (0.71%) JSTL
4 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.84%) User Experience
2 3 (2.13%) FMCG
2 3 (2.13%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.42%) DataPower
3 2 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.71%) NHS
4 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.71%) Clustering
4 1 (0.71%) Tandem
4 1 (0.71%) VAX
4 1 (0.71%) Graphic Design
4 1 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.84%) Windows
2 2 (1.42%) UNIX
3 1 (0.71%) Linux
3 1 (0.71%) VMS
3 1 (0.71%) OpenVMS
3 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.71%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.31%) Migration
2 16 (11.35%) CRM
3 15 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (7.80%) Data Migration
5 9 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (5.67%) ERP
7 7 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (4.26%) ETL
8 6 (4.26%) Information Security
9 5 (3.55%) Workflow
9 5 (3.55%) Project Management
10 4 (2.84%) Service Delivery
10 4 (2.84%) ITIL
10 4 (2.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (2.84%) Performance Management
11 3 (2.13%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (2.13%) Scrum
11 3 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (1.42%) Validation
12 2 (1.42%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.67%) ABAP
2 7 (4.96%) PL/SQL
3 4 (2.84%) SQL
4 3 (2.13%) Java
4 3 (2.13%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.42%) C
6 1 (0.71%) C#
6 1 (0.71%) PHP
6 1 (0.71%) Pascal
6 1 (0.71%) DCL
6 1 (0.71%) X++
Qualifications
1 14 (9.93%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.38%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.96%) CCNP
3 7 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.42%) CCIE
4 2 (1.42%) CISSP
4 2 (1.42%) HP ASE
5 1 (0.71%) MCSE
5 1 (0.71%) CCA
5 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.71%) CISA
5 1 (0.71%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.42%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.71%) XenApp
2 1 (0.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (2.84%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (1.42%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (1.42%) OPNET
2 2 (1.42%) OpenView
3 1 (0.71%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.71%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.71%) WSUS
3 1 (0.71%) SCCM
3 1 (0.71%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (0.71%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.71%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 36 (25.53%) SAP
2 19 (13.48%) Oracle
3 13 (9.22%) Microsoft
4 12 (8.51%) Cisco
5 10 (7.09%) IBM
6 9 (6.38%) F5
7 7 (4.96%) Juniper
7 7 (4.96%) CheckPoint
7 7 (4.96%) Riverbed
7 7 (4.96%) SolarWinds
8 4 (2.84%) VMware
8 4 (2.84%) BMC
8 4 (2.84%) HP
8 4 (2.84%) Citrix
9 3 (2.13%) OpenText
10 2 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.42%) Hyperion
10 2 (1.42%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.71%) Adobe
11 1 (0.71%) FatWire
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