The first table below looks at the demand for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Coventry region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 22 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 19 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 5.83% 2.64% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.67% 2.87% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Average daily rate £474 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £408 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £468 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
Job Titles Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
285 209 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 87.42% 92.07% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 56 106
Average daily rate £375 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £100 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 51 35
Average hourly rate £14.50 £32.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.68% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Consultant
West Midlands

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 23 (65.71%) SAP
2 14 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 9 (25.71%) Automotive
4 8 (22.86%) SAP MM
4 8 (22.86%) VMS
5 7 (20.00%) SAP BW
5 7 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 7 (20.00%) Procure-to-pay
6 6 (17.14%) ABAP
7 5 (14.29%) CRM
7 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
8 4 (11.43%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (11.43%) SAP BI
8 4 (11.43%) Migration
8 4 (11.43%) SAP SRM
8 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (11.43%) Analytics
9 3 (8.57%) Finance
9 3 (8.57%) Multimedia
9 3 (8.57%) IVR
9 3 (8.57%) WFM
9 3 (8.57%) SAP Implementation
9 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
9 3 (8.57%) Firewall
9 3 (8.57%) IPsec
9 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
9 3 (8.57%) MPLS
9 3 (8.57%) SAP SD

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) Lync
2 1 (2.86%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (2.86%) CMS
2 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Project
2 1 (2.86%) CATIA
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (22.86%) SAP MM
2 4 (11.43%) SAP SRM
3 3 (8.57%) SAP SD
4 2 (5.71%) SAP EWM
5 1 (2.86%) ENOVIA
5 1 (2.86%) DELMIA
5 1 (2.86%) SAP CO
5 1 (2.86%) SAP ERP
5 1 (2.86%) SAP CRM
5 1 (2.86%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (2.86%) SAP FI
5 1 (2.86%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Firewall
1 3 (8.57%) IPsec
1 3 (8.57%) MPLS
1 3 (8.57%) CTI
1 3 (8.57%) IPv4
1 3 (8.57%) IPv6
1 3 (8.57%) ADSL
1 3 (8.57%) Ethernet
1 3 (8.57%) VPN
1 3 (8.57%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SAP BW
2 4 (11.43%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (11.43%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) LSMW
General
1 14 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 9 (25.71%) Automotive
3 3 (8.57%) Finance
3 3 (8.57%) Multimedia
3 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) EDI
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
1 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.86%) SAP ALE
2 1 (2.86%) WCF
2 1 (2.86%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) IVR
2 1 (2.86%) FlexPod
2 1 (2.86%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) VMS
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Project Planning
1 7 (20.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 5 (14.29%) CRM
2 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (11.43%) Migration
3 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.43%) Analytics
4 3 (8.57%) WFM
4 3 (8.57%) SAP Implementation
4 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
4 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.57%) ERP
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
5 2 (5.71%) Workflow
5 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.71%) Logistics
6 1 (2.86%) Data Governance
6 1 (2.86%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.86%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) ABAP
2 2 (5.71%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.86%) SQL
3 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) CCEE
1 1 (2.86%) CCIA
1 1 (2.86%) NCDA
1 1 (2.86%) NCIE
1 1 (2.86%) VCAP
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (2.86%) MCITP
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
1 1 (2.86%) MCSE
1 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) vSphere
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.86%) XenApp
1 1 (2.86%) XenServer
1 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) SAP
2 1 (2.86%) Ektron
2 1 (2.86%) Brocade
2 1 (2.86%) VMware
2 1 (2.86%) Citrix
2 1 (2.86%) NetApp
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Sun