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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 25 35 26
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 102 78 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.96% 5.16% 5.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.31% 5.52% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 31 36
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £550 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £416
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £31.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
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
1616 1412 1160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.45% 93.45% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 886 719 557
Average daily rate £363 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £110 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 135 130
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £9.94 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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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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 33 £438 +2.94% 13
Derbyshire +14 19 £425 +7.93% 5
Northamptonshire -3 17 £400 - 5
Leicestershire +2 13 £406 -26.13% 3
Lincolnshire -1 10 £450 +5.88% 2
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 61 (26.41%) SAP
2 39 (16.88%) Finance
3 27 (11.69%) Microsoft
4 26 (11.26%) Security Cleared
5 25 (10.82%) Migration
6 24 (10.39%) Agresso
6 24 (10.39%) SQL
7 19 (8.23%) Java
8 18 (7.79%) Configuration Management
9 17 (7.36%) Windows
9 17 (7.36%) Retail
10 16 (6.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (6.93%) VMware
10 16 (6.93%) SC Cleared
11 15 (6.49%) ERP
11 15 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (6.06%) Logistics
13 13 (5.63%) SCCM
14 12 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (5.19%) Advertising
14 12 (5.19%) SAP QM
14 12 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (4.76%) Project Management
15 11 (4.76%) Change Management
15 11 (4.76%) QA
16 10 (4.33%) Opscode Chef
16 10 (4.33%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (4.33%) IBM
16 10 (4.33%) Active Directory
16 10 (4.33%) HP

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 10 (4.33%) NetWeaver
2 9 (3.90%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.90%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.90%) Node.js
2 9 (3.90%) OpenStack
3 8 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (2.60%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.73%) SAP Portal
7 3 (1.30%) SAS
8 2 (0.87%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.87%) SAP EP
8 2 (0.87%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.43%) WordPress
9 1 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.43%) Lync
9 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.43%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.87%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.43%) MS Project
3 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (10.39%) Agresso
2 12 (5.19%) SAP QM
3 8 (3.46%) SAP Retail
4 7 (3.03%) SAP SD
5 5 (2.16%) SAP MM
5 5 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (1.73%) SAP WM
6 4 (1.73%) SAP CRM
7 3 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (1.30%) SAP LE
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.87%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.87%) SAP IS-U
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle HRMS
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.87%) PRMS
9 1 (0.43%) SAP PP
9 1 (0.43%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.03%) Office 365
3 4 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.43%) SaaS
4 1 (0.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.73%) SSL
2 2 (0.87%) SAN
2 2 (0.87%) Firewall
2 2 (0.87%) IPsec
2 2 (0.87%) Network Security
2 2 (0.87%) DMVPN
2 2 (0.87%) WAN
2 2 (0.87%) HTTP
2 2 (0.87%) VPN
2 2 (0.87%) DNS
2 2 (0.87%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.43%) DHCP
3 1 (0.43%) FTP
3 1 (0.43%) LDAP
3 1 (0.43%) LAN
3 1 (0.43%) VoIP
3 1 (0.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.46%) SAP BW
3 6 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.16%) SAP BI
4 5 (2.16%) SAP HANA
5 4 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.73%) DB2
5 4 (1.73%) Ingres
5 4 (1.73%) MySQL
6 3 (1.30%) Pentaho
7 2 (0.87%) Cognos Query Studio
7 2 (0.87%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 2 (0.87%) Cognos Report Studio
7 2 (0.87%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 2 (0.87%) Cognos Event Studio
7 2 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.43%) QlikView
8 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 9 (3.90%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.87%) Axure RP
2 2 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.43%) Selenium
3 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.43%) LSMW
3 1 (0.43%) MSTest
General
1 39 (16.88%) Finance
2 17 (7.36%) Retail
3 12 (5.19%) Advertising
4 6 (2.60%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.16%) Back Office
6 4 (1.73%) Billing
6 4 (1.73%) Marketing
7 3 (1.30%) Banking
8 2 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.43%) Automotive
9 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.03%) HTML
2 6 (2.60%) CSS
2 6 (2.60%) Web Services
3 5 (2.16%) JSP
3 5 (2.16%) Servlets
3 5 (2.16%) Web Dynpro
4 4 (1.73%) BAPI
4 4 (1.73%) SAP Basis
4 4 (1.73%) SAP ALE
4 4 (1.73%) .NET
5 3 (1.30%) XML
5 3 (1.30%) EDIFACT
6 2 (0.87%) XML Messaging
6 2 (0.87%) EDI
7 1 (0.43%) WAP
7 1 (0.43%) CGI
7 1 (0.43%) Middleware
7 1 (0.43%) WCF
7 1 (0.43%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.46%) FMCG
2 7 (3.03%) AS400
2 7 (3.03%) User Experience
3 4 (1.73%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.73%) Data Structures
3 4 (1.73%) iSeries
4 2 (0.87%) Clustering
4 2 (0.87%) NHS
4 2 (0.87%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.43%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.43%) Open Source
5 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.43%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.36%) Windows
2 10 (4.33%) UNIX
3 9 (3.90%) Linux
4 7 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.16%) AIX
6 2 (0.87%) HPUX
6 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.87%) Android
7 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.43%) VMS
7 1 (0.43%) zOS
7 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (10.82%) Migration
2 18 (7.79%) Configuration Management
3 16 (6.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (6.49%) ERP
5 14 (6.06%) Logistics
6 12 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (4.76%) Project Management
7 11 (4.76%) Change Management
8 10 (4.33%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (3.90%) Quality Management
9 9 (3.90%) CRM
9 9 (3.90%) DevOps
9 9 (3.90%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (3.46%) Mentoring
10 8 (3.46%) ETL
10 8 (3.46%) Service Delivery
11 7 (3.03%) Data Modelling
11 7 (3.03%) ITIL
11 7 (3.03%) Business Analysis
11 7 (3.03%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (10.39%) SQL
2 19 (8.23%) Java
3 9 (3.90%) ABAP
3 9 (3.90%) Python
3 9 (3.90%) Ruby
4 7 (3.03%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.16%) PL/SQL
6 4 (1.73%) C#
7 3 (1.30%) C
8 2 (0.87%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.43%) PHP
9 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.43%) JCL
9 1 (0.43%) RPG
9 1 (0.43%) X++
9 1 (0.43%) R
Qualifications
1 26 (11.26%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.93%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.03%) MCITP
5 5 (2.16%) MCSE
6 2 (0.87%) MCP
6 2 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.87%) Degree
7 1 (0.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.43%) CCNP
7 1 (0.43%) ISEB
7 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.76%) QA
2 4 (1.73%) SLA
3 1 (0.43%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.87%) Firmware
4 1 (0.43%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.43%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 13 (5.63%) SCCM
2 10 (4.33%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (3.90%) Ansible
3 9 (3.90%) Salt
3 9 (3.90%) Puppet
3 9 (3.90%) Nagios
3 9 (3.90%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.43%) WSUS
4 1 (0.43%) SCOM
4 1 (0.43%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 61 (26.41%) SAP
2 27 (11.69%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.93%) VMware
4 10 (4.33%) IBM
4 10 (4.33%) HP
4 10 (4.33%) Oracle
5 9 (3.90%) Dell
5 9 (3.90%) New Relic
6 5 (2.16%) hybris
6 5 (2.16%) Business Objects
6 5 (2.16%) Citrix
6 5 (2.16%) Capita
7 4 (1.73%) Cisco
8 3 (1.30%) Informatica
8 3 (1.30%) NetApp
8 3 (1.30%) Tableau
8 3 (1.30%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.87%) Pegasus
9 2 (0.87%) Cognos
9 2 (0.87%) EMC
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincolnshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £600 - £700 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 5 days ago
Glossop, Derbyshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £443.78 - £591.70 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester
IntaPeople
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
East Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Northampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £650.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Nottingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Nottingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago
Nottingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Northgate Public Services
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 27 days ago