The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 62 58 40
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.74% 0.47% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.52% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£320 £414 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.65% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £408
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.75 -
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
761 579 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.60% 90.33% 93.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 343 204
Average daily rate £360 £330 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 27 18
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £31.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Consultant in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Consultant across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title.

1 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
1 4 (44.44%) Riverbed
1 4 (44.44%) F5
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
1 4 (44.44%) CCNP
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (44.44%) Juniper
1 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
1 4 (44.44%) MPLS
1 4 (44.44%) OSPF
1 4 (44.44%) BGP
2 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) CCIE
3 1 (11.11%) SAP CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) BPCS
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) SSL

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) CICS
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP CRM
1 1 (11.11%) BPCS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) MPLS
1 4 (44.44%) OSPF
1 4 (44.44%) BGP
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) SSL
3 1 (11.11%) Intranet
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
General
1 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
1 1 (11.11%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) C++
1 1 (11.11%) COBOL
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) ABAP
1 1 (11.11%) JCL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCNP
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCIE
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) RACF
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Riverbed
1 4 (44.44%) F5
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
1 4 (44.44%) Juniper
1 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
2 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
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