The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East Midlands region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 28 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 90 81 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.75% 5.02% 4.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.00% 5.22% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 46 39
Median daily rate £475 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £330 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £439 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+31.42% +55.55%
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
1501 1553 1453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 95.91% 96.28% 95.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 931 926 744
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 99 110
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.91 £10.44 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £27.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East Midlands region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 28 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +10 38 £463 -2.63% 4
Northamptonshire +1 16 £475 +11.76% 1
Derbyshire -2 15 £475 +26.66% 3
Leicestershire +3 5 £450 +28.57% 4
Lincolnshire -9 1 £500 +1.52%
Consultant
England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 52 (27.37%) SAP
2 37 (19.47%) Finance
3 31 (16.32%) Oracle
4 29 (15.26%) SQL
5 22 (11.58%) Migration
5 22 (11.58%) Microsoft
5 22 (11.58%) Oracle EBS
6 20 (10.53%) Security Cleared
7 19 (10.00%) ERP
8 18 (9.47%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (8.95%) PL/SQL
9 17 (8.95%) SC Cleared
10 15 (7.89%) Retail
10 15 (7.89%) Manufacturing
11 14 (7.37%) SQL Server
11 14 (7.37%) Windows
11 14 (7.37%) EPoS
11 14 (7.37%) Data Migration
12 13 (6.84%) Active Directory
13 12 (6.32%) Oracle EBS R12
14 10 (5.26%) HP
14 10 (5.26%) MS Excel
14 10 (5.26%) SharePoint
14 10 (5.26%) Unix
15 9 (4.74%) Intel Security
15 9 (4.74%) Firewall
15 9 (4.74%) CRM
15 9 (4.74%) Oracle Financials
15 9 (4.74%) ITIL
15 9 (4.74%) VMware

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.05%) CMS
3 2 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.05%) SAS
3 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.05%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.53%) IIS
4 1 (0.53%) Jetty
4 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 1 (0.53%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 10 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (11.58%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (6.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (4.74%) Oracle Financials
3 9 (4.74%) Oracle Receivables
4 8 (4.21%) Oracle Assets
4 8 (4.21%) Oracle General Ledger
4 8 (4.21%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (3.16%) SAP EWM
6 5 (2.63%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 5 (2.63%) SAP ERP
6 5 (2.63%) SAP PP
6 5 (2.63%) SAP Retail
7 4 (2.11%) SAP GTS
7 4 (2.11%) SAP QM
7 4 (2.11%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (1.58%) Infor LN
8 3 (1.58%) SAP CO
8 3 (1.58%) SAP FI
8 3 (1.58%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.11%) Boomi
2 4 (2.11%) Office 365
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.53%) Force.com
3 1 (0.53%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.53%) IaaS
3 1 (0.53%) PaaS
3 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.74%) Firewall
2 6 (3.16%) Network Security
3 2 (1.05%) Intranet
3 2 (1.05%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.05%) SAN
3 2 (1.05%) Skype
4 1 (0.53%) DHCP
4 1 (0.53%) DNS
4 1 (0.53%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.53%) NAS
4 1 (0.53%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.53%) SSL
4 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.53%) VLAN
4 1 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.53%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.74%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 8 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (4.21%) Oracle Discoverer
4 6 (3.16%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (2.63%) SAP BW
5 5 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.11%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (2.11%) Power BI
6 4 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.58%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.58%) SAP HANA
7 3 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.05%) DB2
8 2 (1.05%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.05%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (2.63%) HP UFT
1 5 (2.63%) LoadRunner
1 5 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.11%) Toad
3 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.53%) LSMW
3 1 (0.53%) SAP CE
General
1 37 (19.47%) Finance
2 15 (7.89%) Manufacturing
2 15 (7.89%) Retail
3 6 (3.16%) Advertising
4 4 (2.11%) Banking
5 3 (1.58%) Local Government
6 2 (1.05%) Automotive
7 1 (0.53%) Front Office
7 1 (0.53%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Marketing
7 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.11%) Web Services
2 3 (1.58%) HTML
2 3 (1.58%) J2EE
2 3 (1.58%) JDBC
2 3 (1.58%) SOAP
3 2 (1.05%) .NET
3 2 (1.05%) jQuery
3 2 (1.05%) Middleware
3 2 (1.05%) XML
4 1 (0.53%) BAPI
4 1 (0.53%) EJB
4 1 (0.53%) JNDI
4 1 (0.53%) JSP
4 1 (0.53%) REST
4 1 (0.53%) RESTful
4 1 (0.53%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.53%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (0.53%) Visualforce
4 1 (0.53%) WSDL
4 1 (0.53%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.37%) EPoS
2 5 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.58%) Data Integration
3 3 (1.58%) NHS
4 2 (1.05%) Clustering
4 2 (1.05%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.05%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.05%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.05%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (1.05%) Statistics
4 2 (1.05%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.53%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.53%) Handset
5 1 (0.53%) RIA
5 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.37%) Windows
2 10 (5.26%) Unix
3 8 (4.21%) Linux
4 7 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.58%) AIX
5 3 (1.58%) CentOS
5 3 (1.58%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (11.58%) Migration
2 19 (10.00%) ERP
3 18 (9.47%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (7.37%) Data Migration
5 9 (4.74%) Coaching
5 9 (4.74%) CRM
5 9 (4.74%) ITIL
5 9 (4.74%) SDLC
5 9 (4.74%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (4.21%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (4.21%) Workflow
7 6 (3.16%) Data Management
8 5 (2.63%) Change Management
8 5 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (2.63%) ETL
8 5 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (2.63%) Test Automation
9 4 (2.11%) High Availability
9 4 (2.11%) SAP Implementation
9 4 (2.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 29 (15.26%) SQL
2 17 (8.95%) PL/SQL
3 6 (3.16%) ABAP
3 6 (3.16%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.63%) Java
5 4 (2.11%) C#
5 4 (2.11%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.05%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.05%) PHP
6 2 (1.05%) VBA
6 2 (1.05%) VBScript
7 1 (0.53%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.53%) SAPscript
7 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 17 (8.95%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.05%) ACCA
3 2 (1.05%) CIMA
3 2 (1.05%) Degree
4 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.53%) CCNP
4 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.53%) CISSP
4 1 (0.53%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) ICAEW
4 1 (0.53%) MCSE
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.58%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) GxP
2 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.53%) SEPA
2 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (6.84%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.53%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.53%) NFS
3 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.53%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (3.68%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (2.63%) SCOM
3 4 (2.11%) SCCM
4 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.05%) Puppet
4 2 (1.05%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.05%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.53%) CA Service Virtualization
5 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.53%) QRadar
Vendors
1 52 (27.37%) SAP
2 31 (16.32%) Oracle
3 22 (11.58%) Microsoft
4 10 (5.26%) HP
5 9 (4.74%) Intel Security
5 9 (4.74%) VMware
6 7 (3.68%) Baan
6 7 (3.68%) JD Edwards
7 5 (2.63%) Dell
8 4 (2.11%) Lumension
9 3 (1.58%) Cisco
9 3 (1.58%) Informatica
9 3 (1.58%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (1.05%) Citrix
10 2 (1.05%) OpenText
10 2 (1.05%) Palo Alto
11 1 (0.53%) JDA
11 1 (0.53%) LogRhythm
11 1 (0.53%) NetApp
11 1 (0.53%) Nimble Storage