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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 21 35 35
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 104 85 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.50% 4.85% 5.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.75% 5.02% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 37 37
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £334 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £510 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -12.65%
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
1541 1692 1517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.37% 96.52% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 957 741
Average daily rate £363 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 92 155
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £10.13 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £21.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +16 40 £575 +35.29% 8
Northamptonshire +11 18 £388 -3.12% 2
Derbyshire 0 13 £400 -7.24% 7
Leicestershire -3 8 £400 -8.57% 4
Lincolnshire -4 1 £501 +11.22% 1
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 38 (19.19%) SAP
1 38 (19.19%) Finance
2 35 (17.68%) Oracle
3 28 (14.14%) SQL
4 20 (10.10%) Security Cleared
5 19 (9.60%) Oracle EBS R12
5 19 (9.60%) Unix
6 18 (9.09%) Information Security
6 18 (9.09%) Migration
7 17 (8.59%) Workflow
8 16 (8.08%) Oracle EBS
8 16 (8.08%) SQL Server
8 16 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (8.08%) SC Cleared
9 15 (7.58%) CISSP
9 15 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (7.07%) Microsoft
11 13 (6.57%) ERP
11 13 (6.57%) Windows
11 13 (6.57%) HP
11 13 (6.57%) Manufacturing
12 12 (6.06%) ITIL
12 12 (6.06%) ABAP
12 12 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 12 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (5.05%) PL/SQL
13 10 (5.05%) CRM
13 10 (5.05%) VMware
14 9 (4.55%) Management Information System
14 9 (4.55%) Firewall

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (3.03%) ArcGIS
1 6 (3.03%) ArcSDE
2 5 (2.53%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (2.02%) IIS
3 4 (2.02%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.52%) IBM Domino
4 3 (1.52%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.01%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.51%) CMS
6 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 1 (0.51%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.03%) ArcView
2 4 (2.02%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.01%) CATIA
3 2 (1.01%) Siemens NX
4 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.51%) MS Project
4 1 (0.51%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 19 (9.60%) Oracle EBS R12
2 16 (8.08%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (3.54%) SAP ERP
3 7 (3.54%) SAP EWM
3 7 (3.54%) SAP SRM
4 5 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (2.53%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (2.53%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (2.53%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (2.02%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (2.02%) SAP PP
6 3 (1.52%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (1.52%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 3 (1.52%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (1.52%) PeopleSoft CRM
7 2 (1.01%) Oracle Payroll
7 2 (1.01%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (1.01%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 2 (1.01%) SAP MM
7 2 (1.01%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.01%) Office 365
2 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.55%) Firewall
2 5 (2.53%) SAN
3 3 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.01%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.51%) DHCP
5 1 (0.51%) DNS
5 1 (0.51%) DSL
5 1 (0.51%) HTTP
5 1 (0.51%) Intranet
5 1 (0.51%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.51%) Network Security
5 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.51%) VLAN
5 1 (0.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 7 (3.54%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (3.03%) GIS
4 5 (2.53%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (2.02%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.02%) SAP BW
5 4 (2.02%) SAP HANA
5 4 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.01%) DB2
7 2 (1.01%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.01%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.51%) Impala
8 1 (0.51%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 8 (4.04%) HP UFT
1 8 (4.04%) LoadRunner
2 6 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.52%) JMeter
5 2 (1.01%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.01%) Eclipse RCP
5 2 (1.01%) Metasploit
5 2 (1.01%) Toad
6 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.51%) GitLab
6 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.51%) LSMW
General
1 38 (19.19%) Finance
2 13 (6.57%) Manufacturing
3 9 (4.55%) Banking
4 5 (2.53%) Retail
5 4 (2.02%) Automotive
6 2 (1.01%) Advertising
6 2 (1.01%) Billing
6 2 (1.01%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.51%) Electronics
7 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.51%) Local Government
7 1 (0.51%) Marketing
7 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.55%) .NET
2 4 (2.02%) HTML
2 4 (2.02%) Web Services
3 3 (1.52%) Middleware
3 3 (1.52%) REST
3 3 (1.52%) RESTful
3 3 (1.52%) SOAP
3 3 (1.52%) Software Packaging
4 2 (1.01%) Classic ASP
4 2 (1.01%) JDBC
4 2 (1.01%) JFace
4 2 (1.01%) jQuery
4 2 (1.01%) SWT
4 2 (1.01%) XML
5 1 (0.51%) BAPI
5 1 (0.51%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.51%) Mason
5 1 (0.51%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.51%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (0.51%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.02%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.52%) CESG
4 3 (1.52%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (1.52%) DataPower
4 3 (1.52%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.01%) Clustering
5 2 (1.01%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.01%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.01%) NHS
6 1 (0.51%) CMDB
6 1 (0.51%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.51%) SCADA
6 1 (0.51%) User Experience
6 1 (0.51%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.60%) Unix
2 13 (6.57%) Windows
3 9 (4.55%) Linux
4 6 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (3.03%) Solaris
4 6 (3.03%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.01%) AIX
7 1 (0.51%) CentOS
7 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (9.09%) Information Security
1 18 (9.09%) Migration
2 17 (8.59%) Workflow
3 16 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (6.57%) ERP
6 12 (6.06%) ITIL
7 10 (5.05%) CRM
8 9 (4.55%) Project Management
8 9 (4.55%) SDLC
8 9 (4.55%) Test Automation
9 8 (4.04%) Change Management
10 7 (3.54%) Open Source
10 7 (3.54%) PRINCE2
10 7 (3.54%) Software Testing
11 6 (3.03%) Automated Testing
11 6 (3.03%) Data Migration
11 6 (3.03%) High Availability
11 6 (3.03%) Risk Management
12 5 (2.53%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 28 (14.14%) SQL
2 12 (6.06%) ABAP
3 10 (5.05%) PL/SQL
4 8 (4.04%) Java
5 7 (3.54%) C#
5 7 (3.54%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.54%) PowerShell
6 6 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 6 (3.03%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.52%) Korn
7 3 (1.52%) Perl
7 3 (1.52%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.52%) VBA
8 2 (1.01%) VB
8 2 (1.01%) VB6
9 1 (0.51%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.51%) PHP
9 1 (0.51%) SAPscript
9 1 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (10.10%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.08%) SC Cleared
3 15 (7.58%) CISSP
4 7 (3.54%) CISM
5 6 (3.03%) CISA
6 5 (2.53%) Degree
6 5 (2.53%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.02%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.52%) BC Cleared
8 3 (1.52%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (1.52%) IBM Certification
8 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.01%) MCSE
10 1 (0.51%) ACCA
10 1 (0.51%) CCNA
10 1 (0.51%) CEH
10 1 (0.51%) CIMA
10 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.51%) MCSA
10 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.04%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.51%) GxP
4 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.51%) SEPA
4 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.54%) Active Directory
1 7 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (1.52%) Veritas File System
2 3 (1.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (1.01%) XenApp
4 1 (0.51%) NFS
4 1 (0.51%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.51%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.02%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (1.52%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (1.01%) Nessus
3 2 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.01%) Puppet
4 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.51%) SCCM
4 1 (0.51%) SCOM
4 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 38 (19.19%) SAP
2 35 (17.68%) Oracle
3 14 (7.07%) Microsoft
4 13 (6.57%) HP
5 10 (5.05%) VMware
6 8 (4.04%) Red Hat
7 7 (3.54%) IBM
8 6 (3.03%) ESRI
9 5 (2.53%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (1.52%) Intel Security
10 3 (1.52%) Lotus
10 3 (1.52%) Sun
10 3 (1.52%) Veritas
11 2 (1.01%) Cisco
11 2 (1.01%) Citrix
11 2 (1.01%) Dell
11 2 (1.01%) Informatica
11 2 (1.01%) Northgate
11 2 (1.01%) Opsware
11 2 (1.01%) Remedy
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