The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 26 22 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 13 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.94% 6.33% 8.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.39% 6.98% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 11
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £319 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £510 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £54.00 £25.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+111.76% -7.27%
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 Coventry 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
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
296 344 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 89.70% 90.77% 93.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 177 72
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £200 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 52 24
Average hourly rate £13.50 £18.97 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.81% -20.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.70 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 July 2015, 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 24 (43.64%) SAP
2 12 (21.82%) Automotive
3 8 (14.55%) Windows
3 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (12.73%) Finance
4 7 (12.73%) Manufacturing
4 7 (12.73%) VMware
5 6 (10.91%) SCOM
5 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
6 5 (9.09%) IIS
6 5 (9.09%) ETL
6 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (9.09%) CA
6 5 (9.09%) Unicenter
6 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (9.09%) Internet
6 5 (9.09%) Tivoli
6 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (9.09%) SolarWinds
6 5 (9.09%) VMware ESX
6 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.27%) Scrum
7 4 (7.27%) SAP Implementation
7 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
7 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
7 4 (7.27%) Project Management
7 4 (7.27%) .NET
7 4 (7.27%) Analytics
7 4 (7.27%) Procure-to-pay

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 5 (9.09%) IIS
2 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.45%) SAS
2 3 (5.45%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.82%) Lync
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) SAP PP
1 2 (3.64%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (3.64%) SAP CO
1 2 (3.64%) SAP APO
1 2 (3.64%) SAP FI
1 2 (3.64%) SAP LE
2 1 (1.82%) SAP MII
2 1 (1.82%) SAP EWM
2 1 (1.82%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.82%) SAP PM
2 1 (1.82%) SAP QM
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.82%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) IaaS
2 1 (1.82%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) Internet
2 3 (5.45%) LAN
2 3 (5.45%) WAN
3 2 (3.64%) DNS
3 2 (3.64%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.82%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 3 (5.45%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 3 (5.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.82%) Big Data
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.82%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.82%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.82%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (21.82%) Automotive
2 7 (12.73%) Manufacturing
2 7 (12.73%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) .NET
2 2 (3.64%) EDI
3 1 (1.82%) EDIFACT
3 1 (1.82%) CAML
3 1 (1.82%) HTML
3 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.82%) CSS
3 1 (1.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Data Integration
1 3 (5.45%) Visualisation
2 2 (3.64%) Clustering
2 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.82%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.82%) EMV
3 1 (1.82%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (1.82%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Windows
2 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.45%) UNIX
4 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.64%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.09%) ETL
1 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (7.27%) Scrum
2 4 (7.27%) Project Management
2 4 (7.27%) SAP Implementation
2 4 (7.27%) Analytics
2 4 (7.27%) Procure-to-pay
3 3 (5.45%) Logistics
3 3 (5.45%) CRM
3 3 (5.45%) ERP
3 3 (5.45%) Data Modelling
3 3 (5.45%) Information Security
3 3 (5.45%) Visual Analytics
3 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
3 3 (5.45%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (3.64%) Migration
4 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.64%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) C#
1 3 (5.45%) SQL
2 1 (1.82%) VBA
2 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.64%) MCITP
2 2 (3.64%) MCSE
3 1 (1.82%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) VMware ESX
2 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) SCOM
2 5 (9.09%) Unicenter
2 5 (9.09%) Tivoli
3 4 (7.27%) SCCM
4 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (43.64%) SAP
2 7 (12.73%) VMware
3 5 (9.09%) SolarWinds
3 5 (9.09%) CA
4 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.45%) Adobe
6 2 (3.64%) EMC
6 2 (3.64%) Citrix
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle
7 1 (1.82%) Tableau
7 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.82%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.82%) Symantec