The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 29 23 13
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 79 115 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.18% 6.94% 8.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.48% 7.47% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 57 66
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £514 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.31% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -23.61%
Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1441 1540 1391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.43% 92.88% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 745 781 623
Average daily rate £350 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £126 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 98 113
Average hourly rate £13.50 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -2 18 £475 +20.63% 8
Derbyshire -10 15 £438 -12.50% 5
Northamptonshire -5 8 £419 +25.00% 5
Leicestershire -5 7 £440 +6.66% 2
Lincolnshire +9 4 £396 +58.50%
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 42 (26.25%) Finance
2 40 (25.00%) Oracle
3 35 (21.88%) SQL
4 33 (20.63%) Oracle EBS R12
5 27 (16.88%) Manufacturing
5 27 (16.88%) SAP
6 25 (15.63%) XML
6 25 (15.63%) PL/SQL
7 21 (13.13%) Oracle Reports
7 21 (13.13%) Oracle Database
7 21 (13.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 19 (11.88%) Oracle Forms
8 19 (11.88%) Microsoft
9 18 (11.25%) ERP
10 17 (10.63%) UNIX
10 17 (10.63%) Oracle Payables
10 17 (10.63%) Oracle Receivables
10 17 (10.63%) Oracle General Ledger
11 15 (9.38%) Migration
11 15 (9.38%) Workflow
12 14 (8.75%) Oracle Applications
12 14 (8.75%) Oracle Workflow
13 13 (8.13%) Retail
13 13 (8.13%) Procure-to-pay
13 13 (8.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 12 (7.50%) Oracle9i Database
14 12 (7.50%) Oracle 11i
15 11 (6.88%) Oracle Financials
15 11 (6.88%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (6.88%) Oracle EBS

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 14 (8.75%) Oracle Workflow
2 10 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.13%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.50%) Lync
5 3 (1.88%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.25%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.25%) SAP Portal
6 2 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.25%) CICS
6 2 (1.25%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.63%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.63%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.63%) SAS
7 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.25%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) MS Project
3 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.63%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 33 (20.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 17 (10.63%) Oracle Receivables
2 17 (10.63%) Oracle Payables
2 17 (10.63%) Oracle General Ledger
3 14 (8.75%) Oracle Applications
4 13 (8.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 12 (7.50%) Oracle 11i
6 11 (6.88%) Oracle Financials
6 11 (6.88%) Oracle EBS
7 10 (6.25%) Oracle Manufacturing
8 9 (5.63%) Oracle ERP
9 8 (5.00%) Oracle ASCP
10 7 (4.38%) Oracle Cash Management
10 7 (4.38%) Agresso
11 6 (3.75%) Oracle Assets
12 5 (3.13%) Oracle iProcurement
12 5 (3.13%) SAP Retail
13 4 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
13 4 (2.50%) SAP FI
14 3 (1.88%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.13%) Office 365
2 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.63%) SaaS
3 1 (0.63%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.13%) SAN
1 5 (3.13%) Firewall
2 3 (1.88%) Wireless
2 3 (1.88%) Nortel Contivity
2 3 (1.88%) Network Security
2 3 (1.88%) NAS
2 3 (1.88%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (1.25%) WAN
4 1 (0.63%) HTTP
4 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.63%) VPN
4 1 (0.63%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.63%) SSL
4 1 (0.63%) Internet
4 1 (0.63%) Extranet
4 1 (0.63%) MPLS
4 1 (0.63%) Junos
4 1 (0.63%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.63%) VLAN
4 1 (0.63%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.13%) Oracle Reports
1 21 (13.13%) Oracle Database
1 21 (13.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 12 (7.50%) Oracle9i Database
3 10 (6.25%) SAP BW
4 5 (3.13%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.50%) DB2
6 3 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.88%) SQLPlus
7 2 (1.25%) SAP BI
7 2 (1.25%) QlikView
7 2 (1.25%) DataStage
8 1 (0.63%) DTS
8 1 (0.63%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.63%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (11.88%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (4.38%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.63%) TestComplete
3 1 (0.63%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.63%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (26.25%) Finance
2 27 (16.88%) Manufacturing
3 13 (8.13%) Retail
4 7 (4.38%) Advertising
5 4 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.88%) Marketing
7 2 (1.25%) Billing
7 2 (1.25%) Banking
8 1 (0.63%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.63%) XML
2 7 (4.38%) .NET
3 4 (2.50%) Middleware
4 3 (1.88%) SAP Basis
4 3 (1.88%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (1.88%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 2 (1.25%) Web Services
5 2 (1.25%) WCF
5 2 (1.25%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.63%) Mason
6 1 (0.63%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.63%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.63%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.63%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.00%) Data Conversion
2 4 (2.50%) Data Extraction
3 3 (1.88%) NHS
4 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.25%) DataPower
5 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.63%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.63%) Clustering
5 1 (0.63%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.63%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.63%) UNIX
2 10 (6.25%) Windows
3 7 (4.38%) Linux
4 4 (2.50%) AIX
4 4 (2.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (11.25%) ERP
2 15 (9.38%) Workflow
2 15 (9.38%) Migration
3 13 (8.13%) Procure-to-pay
4 11 (6.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
5 8 (5.00%) Test Scripting
6 7 (4.38%) ITIL
6 7 (4.38%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (4.38%) EAM
7 6 (3.75%) CRM
7 6 (3.75%) Service Management
7 6 (3.75%) Change Management
7 6 (3.75%) Change Control
8 5 (3.13%) Logistics
9 4 (2.50%) Mentoring
9 4 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (2.50%) Data Migration
10 3 (1.88%) Integration Testing
10 3 (1.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (21.88%) SQL
2 25 (15.63%) PL/SQL
3 7 (4.38%) C#
4 4 (2.50%) Java
4 4 (2.50%) ABAP
5 2 (1.25%) COBOL
5 2 (1.25%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.25%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.63%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (0.63%) R
6 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.63%) VB
6 1 (0.63%) C++
6 1 (0.63%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.63%) Python
6 1 (0.63%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 10 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.13%) CCIE
3 5 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.50%) CCNP
5 3 (1.88%) CCNA
6 2 (1.25%) Degree
7 1 (0.63%) MCP
7 1 (0.63%) MCSE
7 1 (0.63%) CCEE
7 1 (0.63%) ISEB
7 1 (0.63%) CCA
7 1 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.63%) CIMA
7 1 (0.63%) CCAB
7 1 (0.63%) MCDST
7 1 (0.63%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.13%) SLA
2 3 (1.88%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.50%) ProxySG
3 3 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.25%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.63%) XenApp
5 1 (0.63%) XenServer
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (3.75%) SCCM
2 2 (1.25%) SCOM
2 2 (1.25%) Control-M
3 1 (0.63%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.63%) Puppet
3 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.63%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.63%) SCSM
3 1 (0.63%) Ansible
Vendors
1 40 (25.00%) Oracle
2 27 (16.88%) SAP
3 19 (11.88%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.38%) Cisco
4 7 (4.38%) VMware
5 4 (2.50%) Blue Coat
5 4 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.50%) Citrix
5 4 (2.50%) HP
6 3 (1.88%) Nortel
6 3 (1.88%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.25%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.25%) Avaya
7 2 (1.25%) Juniper
7 2 (1.25%) IBM
7 2 (1.25%) Adobe
7 2 (1.25%) RedPrairie
7 2 (1.25%) Mercator
8 1 (0.63%) Tableau
8 1 (0.63%) Rackspace
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Rate: £500 - £520 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Kelway Ltd
Rate: Day Rate - Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £850 - £1000 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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