The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Brentford 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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 2 3 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 29 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 31.87% 19.48% 4.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 39.19% 20.83% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £525 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +90.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £26.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -19.23%
Consultant
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Brentford 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
Brentford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
74 72 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 81.32% 93.51% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 58 17
Average daily rate £425 £423 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% -10.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £550 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentford

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Brentford

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Brentford

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Brentford

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Brentford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Brentford region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Brentford

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentford

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brentford 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 44 (95.65%) SAP
2 15 (32.61%) Pharmaceutical
3 12 (26.09%) Manufacturing
3 12 (26.09%) Procure-to-pay
4 11 (23.91%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (21.74%) ERP
5 10 (21.74%) SAP BW
5 10 (21.74%) Migration
5 10 (21.74%) Data Migration
6 8 (17.39%) LSMW
6 8 (17.39%) SAP Certification
7 7 (15.22%) SAP APO
8 6 (13.04%) SAP Data Services
8 6 (13.04%) Test Scripting
8 6 (13.04%) Lean Six Sigma
8 6 (13.04%) Six Sigma
9 5 (10.87%) Validation
9 5 (10.87%) Open Text
9 5 (10.87%) SAP BI
9 5 (10.87%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (10.87%) ABAP
9 5 (10.87%) Business Objects
10 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (8.70%) SAP ERP
10 4 (8.70%) SAP SRM
10 4 (8.70%) BAPI
10 4 (8.70%) Data Governance
10 4 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (6.52%) Project Planning
11 3 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Brentford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brentford 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 2 (4.35%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Project
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (15.22%) SAP APO
2 4 (8.70%) SAP ERP
2 4 (8.70%) SAP SRM
3 2 (4.35%) SAP SD
3 2 (4.35%) SAP MM
3 2 (4.35%) SAP PP
4 1 (2.17%) SAP QM
4 1 (2.17%) SAP SCM
4 1 (2.17%) SAP FI-AP
4 1 (2.17%) SAP CO
4 1 (2.17%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (2.17%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) SAP BW
2 6 (13.04%) SAP Data Services
3 5 (10.87%) SAP BI
3 5 (10.87%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (4.35%) OLAP
4 2 (4.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) LSMW
General
1 15 (32.61%) Pharmaceutical
2 12 (26.09%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.52%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) BAPI
2 2 (4.35%) SOAP
2 2 (4.35%) XML
2 2 (4.35%) EDI
2 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (4.35%) SAP PI
3 1 (2.17%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) SWIFT
2 1 (2.17%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Procure-to-pay
2 11 (23.91%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (21.74%) ERP
3 10 (21.74%) Migration
3 10 (21.74%) Data Migration
4 6 (13.04%) Test Scripting
4 6 (13.04%) Lean Six Sigma
4 6 (13.04%) Six Sigma
5 5 (10.87%) Validation
6 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.70%) Data Governance
7 3 (6.52%) Project Planning
7 3 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.35%) Change Management
8 2 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (4.35%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (4.35%) Analytics
8 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.17%) Transition Management
9 1 (2.17%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) RosettaNet
2 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.17%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (95.65%) SAP
2 5 (10.87%) Open Text
2 5 (10.87%) Business Objects
3 2 (4.35%) IBM
3 2 (4.35%) HP