The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Technical Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 58 63 53
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 7 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.91% 0.72% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.77% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £400 £320 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -22.65%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £404 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.00
Technical 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
711 776 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.22% 93.72% 91.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 530 332
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 £200 £205 £178
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 21 27 26
Median hourly rate £18.23 £13.87 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.39% -7.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £26.00 £26.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured Technical Consultant in the job title.

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Consultant across the Birmingham region.

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Technical Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Consultant across the Birmingham region.

Technical Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, Technical 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 Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) Retail
2 4 (33.33%) Logistics
2 4 (33.33%) Proofpoint
2 4 (33.33%) LogRhythm
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (16.67%) Web Filtering
3 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (16.67%) SIEM
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (8.33%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Business Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Xcelsius

Technical 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 1 (8.33%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (8.33%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SAP BI
1 1 (8.33%) SAP BW
1 1 (8.33%) Xcelsius
General
1 4 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Business Workflow
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Logistics
1 4 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (16.67%) CRM
2 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (16.67%) SIEM
2 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (16.67%) Web Filtering
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) ITSM
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CISSP
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) LogRhythm
1 4 (33.33%) Proofpoint
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) BMC
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Remedy
3 1 (8.33%) SAP