The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Derby 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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 4 14 6
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 23 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 17.83% 9.33% 15.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.66% 10.14% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 7
Average daily rate
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£500 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £376 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £440 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+35.80% -46.00%
Consultant
Derbyshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Derby 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
Derby
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
117 207 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 90.70% 92.00% 93.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 142 32
Average daily rate £375 £275 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £70 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £394 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 5
Average hourly rate £12.55 £9.90 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.80% -40.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.24 £8.63 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £30.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Derby

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Derby

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Derby

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Derby region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Derby

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Derby

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Derby

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derby 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 9 (28.13%) SAP
1 9 (28.13%) Migration
1 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.88%) SAP QM
2 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
3 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (18.75%) QMS
3 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
4 5 (15.63%) Oracle
4 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
4 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
4 5 (15.63%) Dell
4 5 (15.63%) Quality Management
4 5 (15.63%) MCITP
4 5 (15.63%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (12.50%) SQL
5 4 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 3 (9.38%) Windows
6 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
6 3 (9.38%) Citrix
6 3 (9.38%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (9.38%) Finance
6 3 (9.38%) QA
7 2 (6.25%) C
7 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
7 2 (6.25%) MS Office
7 2 (6.25%) MCP
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (6.25%) SharePoint

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derby 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 (15.63%) MS Exchange
1 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.13%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (21.88%) SAP QM
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (3.13%) SAP HR
5 1 (3.13%) SAP FI
5 1 (3.13%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (3.13%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (3.13%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) VPN
1 1 (3.13%) HTTPS
1 1 (3.13%) SSL
1 1 (3.13%) Extranet
1 1 (3.13%) IPsec
1 1 (3.13%) DMVPN
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Migration
2 6 (18.75%) QMS
3 5 (15.63%) Quality Management
4 4 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Data Transformation
5 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Validation
5 2 (6.25%) Information Security
6 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.13%) ERP
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) Service Management
6 1 (3.13%) Change Management
6 1 (3.13%) Regression Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Workflow
6 1 (3.13%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Email Migration
6 1 (3.13%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) C
3 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.13%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
3 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (15.63%) MCITP
5 2 (6.25%) MCP
6 1 (3.13%) MCSE
6 1 (3.13%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) SAP
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Dell
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 3 (9.38%) Citrix
4 2 (6.25%) Progress
4 2 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) Informatica
5 1 (3.13%) NetApp
5 1 (3.13%) Mercator