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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 25 24 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 37 39 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.85% 5.91% 6.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.06% 6.29% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 20
Median daily rate £475 £419 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.43% -6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £300 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £60.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-21.66% +142.42%

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
611 620 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.68% 93.94% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 388 347
Median daily rate £400 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £227 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 25 30
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £38.20 £24.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017, 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 28 (31.46%) SAP
2 26 (29.21%) Microsoft
3 13 (14.61%) SQL
4 12 (13.48%) Java
4 12 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (12.36%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (11.24%) IBM
6 10 (11.24%) CRM
7 9 (10.11%) Data Modelling
7 9 (10.11%) Finance
7 9 (10.11%) Migration
7 9 (10.11%) Dynamics AX
8 8 (8.99%) Logistics
8 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (7.87%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (7.87%) DB2
9 7 (7.87%) Degree
9 7 (7.87%) Security Cleared
9 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (6.74%) SC Cleared
10 6 (6.74%) Dynamics CRM
10 6 (6.74%) Data Management
10 6 (6.74%) Oracle
10 6 (6.74%) SQL Server
10 6 (6.74%) Web Services
11 5 (5.62%) MS Excel
11 5 (5.62%) VMware
11 5 (5.62%) Manufacturing
11 5 (5.62%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (5.62%) Data Quality

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 (4.49%) JBoss
1 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
1 4 (4.49%) Tomcat
1 4 (4.49%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.37%) Apache
2 3 (3.37%) WebLogic Portal
2 3 (3.37%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.25%) IIS
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (10.11%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (6.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (4.49%) SAP IS-U
4 3 (3.37%) SAP FI
4 3 (3.37%) SAP WM
5 2 (2.25%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 2 (2.25%) SAP BPC
5 2 (2.25%) SAP CO
5 2 (2.25%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (2.25%) SAP HR
5 2 (2.25%) SAP SD
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (1.12%) Sage X3
6 1 (1.12%) SAP CRM
6 1 (1.12%) SAP HCM
6 1 (1.12%) SAP PP
6 1 (1.12%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.62%) Office 365
3 3 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.25%) OneDrive
4 2 (2.25%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (1.12%) Boomi
5 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.12%) Taleo
5 1 (1.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) DHCP
1 2 (2.25%) DNS
1 2 (2.25%) HTTP
1 2 (2.25%) Kerberos
1 2 (2.25%) LAN
1 2 (2.25%) LDAP
1 2 (2.25%) Skype
1 2 (2.25%) VoIP
2 1 (1.12%) IMAP
2 1 (1.12%) Internet
2 1 (1.12%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.12%) PBX
2 1 (1.12%) S/MIME
2 1 (1.12%) SMTP
2 1 (1.12%) SSL
2 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.12%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.12%) VPN
2 1 (1.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.87%) DB2
2 6 (6.74%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.49%) IBM InfoSphere
3 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.37%) SAP BW
4 3 (3.37%) SAP HANA
5 2 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.25%) InfluxDB
5 2 (2.25%) MySQL
6 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.12%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.12%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (3.37%) Log4j
3 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.25%) Subversion
3 2 (2.25%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.25%) VersionOne
4 1 (1.12%) JIRA
4 1 (1.12%) LSMW
4 1 (1.12%) Selenium
4 1 (1.12%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (10.11%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.49%) Advertising
3 4 (4.49%) Back Office
3 4 (4.49%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.37%) Billing
5 2 (2.25%) Banking
5 2 (2.25%) Retail
6 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.74%) Web Services
2 4 (4.49%) Java EE
2 4 (4.49%) MDX
3 3 (3.37%) .NET
3 3 (3.37%) CSS
3 3 (3.37%) HTML
3 3 (3.37%) JMS
3 3 (3.37%) JSP
3 3 (3.37%) XML
4 2 (2.25%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.12%) COM
5 1 (1.12%) J2EE
5 1 (1.12%) JDBC
5 1 (1.12%) LAMP
5 1 (1.12%) Middleware
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.12%) SAP Basis
5 1 (1.12%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (4.49%) Life Science
3 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.12%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.12%) PKI
3 1 (1.12%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.12%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.49%) Linux
1 4 (4.49%) Windows
2 2 (2.25%) Unix
2 2 (2.25%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.12%) AIX
3 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.12%) Solaris
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (12.36%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (11.24%) CRM
4 9 (10.11%) Data Modelling
4 9 (10.11%) Migration
5 8 (8.99%) Logistics
6 7 (7.87%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (6.74%) Data Management
8 5 (5.62%) DevOps
8 5 (5.62%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (4.49%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.49%) Data Migration
9 4 (4.49%) Data Protection
9 4 (4.49%) ERP
9 4 (4.49%) Information Governance
9 4 (4.49%) Master Data Management
9 4 (4.49%) Project Management
10 3 (3.37%) Process Management
10 3 (3.37%) Regression Testing
10 3 (3.37%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.61%) SQL
2 12 (13.48%) Java
3 4 (4.49%) ABAP
4 3 (3.37%) Python
4 3 (3.37%) Ruby
4 3 (3.37%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.25%) C#
5 2 (2.25%) Go
6 1 (1.12%) Perl
6 1 (1.12%) PHP
6 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (7.87%) Degree
1 7 (7.87%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.74%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.12%) SAP Certification
4 1 (1.12%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.49%) GMP
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) Docker
2 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.12%) XenApp
2 1 (1.12%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) Ansible
2 4 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.49%) Puppet
3 2 (2.25%) Graphite
3 2 (2.25%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.25%) Marathon
3 2 (2.25%) Mesos
3 2 (2.25%) SCCM
3 2 (2.25%) Terraform
4 1 (1.12%) AppDNA
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.12%) Nagios
4 1 (1.12%) Salt
4 1 (1.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (31.46%) SAP
2 26 (29.21%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.24%) IBM
4 6 (6.74%) Oracle
5 5 (5.62%) VMware
6 3 (3.37%) Misys
7 2 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.25%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.25%) Syclo
8 1 (1.12%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.12%) Avaya
8 1 (1.12%) CA
8 1 (1.12%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (1.12%) Citrix
8 1 (1.12%) Dell
8 1 (1.12%) HP
8 1 (1.12%) hybris
8 1 (1.12%) Juniper
8 1 (1.12%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.12%) Sitecore
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