The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 31 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 85 77 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.27% 5.96% 6.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.61% 6.50% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 41 36
Average daily rate £425 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £49.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1515 1184 1313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 93.92% 91.71% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 570 629
Average daily rate £320 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £214 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 129 115
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £32.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Consultant
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Lincolnshire +7 19 £425 +38.77%
Leicestershire -11 18 £450 +1.69% 2
Northamptonshire -4 12 £390 +95.00% 1
Derbyshire -24 9 £394 +85.29% 6
Nottinghamshire +1 7 £388 -16.21% 1
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 44 (26.83%) SAP
2 37 (22.56%) Oracle
3 30 (18.29%) Finance
4 26 (15.85%) SQL
5 24 (14.63%) Oracle Database
6 22 (13.41%) Oracle EBS R12
7 20 (12.20%) Windows
7 20 (12.20%) Manufacturing
8 19 (11.59%) XML
9 16 (9.76%) Oracle Reports
9 16 (9.76%) PL/SQL
9 16 (9.76%) Migration
10 14 (8.54%) VMware
10 14 (8.54%) Active Directory
10 14 (8.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 13 (7.93%) SC Cleared
11 13 (7.93%) Security Cleared
11 13 (7.93%) Oracle Applications
12 12 (7.32%) Workflow
12 12 (7.32%) Oracle 11i
12 12 (7.32%) UNIX
12 12 (7.32%) Oracle Forms
13 11 (6.71%) Oracle Receivables
14 10 (6.10%) Oracle Payables
14 10 (6.10%) Windows 7
14 10 (6.10%) GAP Analysis
14 10 (6.10%) Oracle Manufacturing
15 9 (5.49%) Mercator
15 9 (5.49%) Oracle9i Database
15 9 (5.49%) IBM

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (4.27%) Oracle Workflow
1 7 (4.27%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.44%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.44%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.22%) Lync
3 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (0.61%) CICS
4 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.61%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 22 (13.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 13 (7.93%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (7.32%) Oracle 11i
4 11 (6.71%) Oracle Receivables
5 10 (6.10%) Oracle Payables
5 10 (6.10%) Oracle Manufacturing
6 9 (5.49%) Oracle General Ledger
7 8 (4.88%) Oracle ASCP
8 7 (4.27%) Oracle ERP
8 7 (4.27%) Oracle Financials
8 7 (4.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 6 (3.66%) SAP FI
9 6 (3.66%) SAP FI/CO
9 6 (3.66%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (3.66%) SAP CO
10 5 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (3.05%) SAP SD
11 4 (2.44%) Oracle Cash Management
12 3 (1.83%) SAP Retail
12 3 (1.83%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.83%) Firewall
2 2 (1.22%) Network Security
2 2 (1.22%) WAN
2 2 (1.22%) Internet
3 1 (0.61%) VLAN
3 1 (0.61%) SAN
3 1 (0.61%) MPLS
3 1 (0.61%) DHCP
3 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.61%) DNS
3 1 (0.61%) LAN
3 1 (0.61%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.63%) Oracle Database
2 16 (9.76%) Oracle Reports
3 14 (8.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 9 (5.49%) Oracle9i Database
5 4 (2.44%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.44%) SAP BW
5 4 (2.44%) Essbase
6 3 (1.83%) SAP BI
6 3 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.22%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.22%) SQLPlus
7 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.61%) DataStage
8 1 (0.61%) DB2
8 1 (0.61%) DTS
Development Applications
1 12 (7.32%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (4.27%) JDeveloper
3 2 (1.22%) Toad
4 1 (0.61%) Subversion
4 1 (0.61%) ProC
4 1 (0.61%) TestComplete
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 30 (18.29%) Finance
2 20 (12.20%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.66%) Advertising
3 6 (3.66%) Retail
4 4 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.83%) Banking
6 2 (1.22%) Billing
7 1 (0.61%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.61%) Local Government
7 1 (0.61%) German Language
7 1 (0.61%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.59%) XML
2 8 (4.88%) EDI
3 5 (3.05%) .NET
4 3 (1.83%) Middleware
5 2 (1.22%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.22%) SOAP
5 2 (1.22%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.61%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.61%) Web Services
6 1 (0.61%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (0.61%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.61%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.61%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.88%) Data Conversion
2 3 (1.83%) FMCG
2 3 (1.83%) Data Extraction
3 2 (1.22%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.22%) NHS
4 1 (0.61%) Clustering
4 1 (0.61%) EPoS
4 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.61%) GIS
4 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.61%) Blog
4 1 (0.61%) FlexPod
4 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.20%) Windows
2 12 (7.32%) UNIX
3 10 (6.10%) Windows 7
4 8 (4.88%) Windows 8
5 7 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.44%) Linux
7 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (9.76%) Migration
2 12 (7.32%) Workflow
3 10 (6.10%) GAP Analysis
4 9 (5.49%) Test Scripting
5 8 (4.88%) ERP
6 7 (4.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (4.27%) EAM
6 7 (4.27%) E-Commerce
6 7 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (4.27%) Procure-to-pay
6 7 (4.27%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (3.66%) CRM
8 5 (3.05%) Incident Management
9 4 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (2.44%) TDD
10 3 (1.83%) Scrum
10 3 (1.83%) Information Security
10 3 (1.83%) Data Management
10 3 (1.83%) Project Management
10 3 (1.83%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.85%) SQL
2 16 (9.76%) PL/SQL
3 7 (4.27%) Java
4 5 (3.05%) C#
4 5 (3.05%) ABAP
5 2 (1.22%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.61%) Korn
6 1 (0.61%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.61%) VBA
6 1 (0.61%) COBOL
6 1 (0.61%) C
6 1 (0.61%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (0.61%) Bourne shell
6 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.61%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (7.93%) SC Cleared
1 13 (7.93%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.05%) ISEB
3 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.83%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.83%) CISSP
4 3 (1.83%) CISM
5 2 (1.22%) CCEE
5 2 (1.22%) MCSE
5 2 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.61%) MCITP
6 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.61%) CISA
6 1 (0.61%) CCA
6 1 (0.61%) CCIE
6 1 (0.61%) NCDA
6 1 (0.61%) NCIE
6 1 (0.61%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.22%) SLA
2 1 (0.61%) GCP
2 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 14 (8.54%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.44%) XenServer
4 3 (1.83%) Xen
5 1 (0.61%) XenApp
5 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (5.49%) SCCM
2 1 (0.61%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.61%) Control-M
2 1 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.61%) SCSM
Vendors
1 44 (26.83%) SAP
2 37 (22.56%) Oracle
3 14 (8.54%) VMware
4 9 (5.49%) Mercator
4 9 (5.49%) IBM
4 9 (5.49%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.27%) HP
6 6 (3.66%) Citrix
7 4 (2.44%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.83%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.22%) Cognos
9 2 (1.22%) McAfee
9 2 (1.22%) Primavera
10 1 (0.61%) Teradata
10 1 (0.61%) NetApp
10 1 (0.61%) Veritas
10 1 (0.61%) Pegasus
10 1 (0.61%) webMethods
10 1 (0.61%) Sybase
10 1 (0.61%) PeopleSoft
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