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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 8 21 7
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 10 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 11.24% 4.73% 8.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.05% 5.03% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £376 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £440 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -6.66%
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
83 159 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 93.26% 94.08% 98.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 103 31
Average daily rate £350 £155 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.80% -47.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £70 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £370 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 4
Average hourly rate £13.75 £9.91 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.78% -23.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.55 £8.63 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £22.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (26.67%) SAP
2 8 (26.67%) Migration
3 7 (23.33%) SAP QM
3 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
4 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (20.00%) Finance
5 5 (16.67%) Quality Management
5 5 (16.67%) Dell
5 5 (16.67%) Oracle
5 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (16.67%) MCITP
5 5 (16.67%) QMS
5 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (13.33%) IBM
7 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (10.00%) ERP
7 3 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
8 2 (6.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (6.67%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (6.67%) iSeries
8 2 (6.67%) Data Transformation
8 2 (6.67%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (6.67%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (6.67%) Oracle Assets

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (23.33%) SAP QM
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (6.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (6.67%) PRMS
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (3.33%) SAP HR
5 1 (3.33%) SAP Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
1 1 (3.33%) SSL
1 1 (3.33%) VPN
1 1 (3.33%) IPsec
1 1 (3.33%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Cognos Query Studio
1 2 (6.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
1 2 (6.67%) Cognos Report Studio
1 2 (6.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 2 (6.67%) Cognos Event Studio
1 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) iSeries
1 2 (6.67%) AS400
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Migration
2 5 (16.67%) Quality Management
2 5 (16.67%) QMS
3 3 (10.00%) ERP
3 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.67%) Data Transformation
4 2 (6.67%) Validation
4 2 (6.67%) E-business
4 2 (6.67%) Information Security
4 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.33%) Change Management
5 1 (3.33%) Test Planning
5 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.33%) Email Migration
5 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) C
2 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.33%) RPG
3 1 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (3.33%) MCSE
4 1 (3.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) SAP
2 5 (16.67%) Dell
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (13.33%) IBM
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix
5 2 (6.67%) VMware
5 2 (6.67%) Progress
5 2 (6.67%) Cognos
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco
6 1 (3.33%) Informatica
6 1 (3.33%) NetApp
6 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow
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