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 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 14 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 66 70 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.35% 8.60% 10.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.97% 9.14% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 43 35
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £500 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £38.25 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -11.56%
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
736 766 603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.16% 94.10% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 523 353
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 £227 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 28
Median hourly rate £15.25 £14.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% +1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £26.40 £26.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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 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 28 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 29 (27.36%) SAP
2 20 (18.87%) Finance
3 15 (14.15%) Business Analysis
4 14 (13.21%) Informatica
5 13 (12.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (11.32%) Oracle
6 12 (11.32%) SQL
6 12 (11.32%) Banking
7 11 (10.38%) Microsoft
8 10 (9.43%) Java
9 9 (8.49%) ABAP
9 9 (8.49%) PRINCE2
9 9 (8.49%) Degree
9 9 (8.49%) SAP IS-U
10 8 (7.55%) Investment Banking
10 8 (7.55%) Windows
10 8 (7.55%) SQL Server
10 8 (7.55%) Migration
11 7 (6.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (6.60%) IBM
11 7 (6.60%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (6.60%) Reference Data
12 6 (5.66%) Security Cleared
12 6 (5.66%) Tomcat
12 6 (5.66%) SharePoint
12 6 (5.66%) Risk Management
12 6 (5.66%) Firewall
12 6 (5.66%) Data Centre
13 5 (4.72%) 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 6 (5.66%) SharePoint
1 6 (5.66%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.77%) JBoss
2 4 (3.77%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.77%) WebLogic Portal
2 4 (3.77%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.83%) Apache
3 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.83%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.83%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.89%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.94%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) MS Project
2 1 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.94%) MS Office
2 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.94%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 9 (8.49%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (3.77%) SAP PP
3 3 (2.83%) SAP SD
4 2 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.89%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.89%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.89%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.89%) SAP HR
4 2 (1.89%) SAP MII
4 2 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.89%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.94%) SAP CS
5 1 (0.94%) SAP EWM
5 1 (0.94%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.94%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.94%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.94%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.94%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.72%) Office 365
2 1 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.94%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.66%) Firewall
2 3 (2.83%) DNS
3 2 (1.89%) BIG-IP
3 2 (1.89%) DHCP
3 2 (1.89%) Intranet
3 2 (1.89%) SAN
3 2 (1.89%) SSH
3 2 (1.89%) SSL
4 1 (0.94%) LAN
4 1 (0.94%) Skype
4 1 (0.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (3.77%) DB2
2 4 (3.77%) SAP BW
3 3 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.89%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.89%) SAP BI
4 2 (1.89%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.94%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.94%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.94%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Log4j
2 1 (0.94%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.94%) LSMW
2 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (18.87%) Finance
2 12 (11.32%) Banking
3 8 (7.55%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.72%) Back Office
4 5 (4.72%) Retail
5 2 (1.89%) Billing
6 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.94%) Marketing
6 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.94%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.72%) CSS
1 5 (4.72%) HTML
1 5 (4.72%) Web Services
2 4 (3.77%) Java EE
2 4 (3.77%) JMS
2 4 (3.77%) JSP
2 4 (3.77%) XML
3 2 (1.89%) .NET
3 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.89%) SAML
4 1 (0.94%) BAPI
4 1 (0.94%) jQuery
4 1 (0.94%) Material Design
4 1 (0.94%) SAP ALE
4 1 (0.94%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.94%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.60%) Reference Data
3 6 (5.66%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.77%) NHS
5 3 (2.83%) Informatics
6 1 (0.94%) CMDB
6 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.94%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.94%) FMCG
6 1 (0.94%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.94%) HP Storage
6 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.94%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.94%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.94%) User Experience
6 1 (0.94%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.55%) Windows
2 5 (4.72%) Linux
3 3 (2.83%) AIX
3 3 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.83%) Unix
3 3 (2.83%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.94%) Android
5 1 (0.94%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (0.94%) Solaris
5 1 (0.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.94%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.94%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.15%) Business Analysis
2 13 (12.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (8.49%) PRINCE2
4 8 (7.55%) Migration
5 7 (6.60%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (5.66%) Risk Management
7 5 (4.72%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (4.72%) ITIL
7 5 (4.72%) Logistics
8 4 (3.77%) CRM
8 4 (3.77%) Information Governance
8 4 (3.77%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (3.77%) TDD
8 4 (3.77%) Web Development
8 4 (3.77%) Workflow
9 3 (2.83%) Change Management
9 3 (2.83%) Data Migration
9 3 (2.83%) ETL
9 3 (2.83%) Information Security
9 3 (2.83%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.32%) SQL
2 10 (9.43%) Java
3 9 (8.49%) ABAP
4 2 (1.89%) C
4 2 (1.89%) C#
4 2 (1.89%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.94%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 9 (8.49%) Degree
2 7 (6.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (5.66%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.72%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.94%) CCNA
7 1 (0.94%) CCNP
7 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.94%) CISSP
7 1 (0.94%) NCIE
7 1 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) COBIT
2 1 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.94%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.72%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.83%) XenApp
3 2 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.89%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.94%) KVM
4 1 (0.94%) vSphere
4 1 (0.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) SCCM
2 2 (1.89%) Windows Intune
3 1 (0.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.94%) vRealize
3 1 (0.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (27.36%) SAP
2 14 (13.21%) Informatica
3 12 (11.32%) Oracle
4 11 (10.38%) Microsoft
5 7 (6.60%) IBM
6 5 (4.72%) Cisco
6 5 (4.72%) LogRhythm
7 4 (3.77%) Misys
7 4 (3.77%) Proofpoint
7 4 (3.77%) VMware
8 3 (2.83%) Citrix
8 3 (2.83%) JDA
8 3 (2.83%) NetApp
9 2 (1.89%) Dell
9 2 (1.89%) F5
9 2 (1.89%) IronPort
9 2 (1.89%) NEC
9 2 (1.89%) RedPrairie
9 2 (1.89%) Remedy
9 2 (1.89%) Symantec
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