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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 17 29 16
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 123 84 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.59% 5.30% 7.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.27% 5.72% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 35 55
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£425 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £44.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £19.17 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -50.84%
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
1488 1468 1463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 91.80% 92.56% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 771 758 654
Average daily rate £350 £301 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £115 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 98 136
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% -40.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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
Derbyshire +5 35 £475 +13.77% 6
Nottinghamshire +14 25 £500 +17.64% 9
Northamptonshire +3 23 £400 +60.00% 13
Leicestershire +13 10 £350 -21.34% 3
Lincolnshire +6 6 £375 -25.00% 2
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 43 (22.63%) Finance
2 34 (17.89%) SAP
3 27 (14.21%) Migration
3 27 (14.21%) SQL
4 23 (12.11%) Oracle
5 21 (11.05%) Microsoft
6 18 (9.47%) Oracle EBS R12
7 17 (8.95%) VMware
8 14 (7.37%) Retail
8 14 (7.37%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (6.84%) ERP
9 13 (6.84%) Agresso
10 12 (6.32%) PL/SQL
10 12 (6.32%) Windows
10 12 (6.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (6.32%) Oracle General Ledger
10 12 (6.32%) Security Cleared
10 12 (6.32%) Oracle Payables
10 12 (6.32%) Oracle Receivables
11 11 (5.79%) Manufacturing
11 11 (5.79%) UNIX
11 11 (5.79%) SAP BW
12 10 (5.26%) XML
13 9 (4.74%) Linux
13 9 (4.74%) Oracle Forms
13 9 (4.74%) MS Exchange
13 9 (4.74%) Active Directory
13 9 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (4.74%) Oracle EBS
13 9 (4.74%) Logistics

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 9 (4.74%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.21%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.68%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.63%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.11%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.11%) Lync
6 4 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.58%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (1.58%) Node.js
7 3 (1.58%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.05%) SAP Portal
8 2 (1.05%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (1.05%) SAS
9 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.53%) Apache
9 1 (0.53%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.53%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (2.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.05%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.53%) MS Project
3 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.53%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.53%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 18 (9.47%) Oracle EBS R12
2 13 (6.84%) Agresso
3 12 (6.32%) Oracle General Ledger
3 12 (6.32%) Oracle Payables
3 12 (6.32%) Oracle Receivables
4 9 (4.74%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (4.21%) Oracle Assets
5 8 (4.21%) Oracle Financials
6 7 (3.68%) SAP QM
7 6 (3.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 6 (3.16%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (2.63%) SAP Retail
8 5 (2.63%) Oracle Cash Management
8 5 (2.63%) Oracle iProcurement
9 4 (2.11%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (2.11%) SAP FI
10 3 (1.58%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
11 2 (1.05%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 2 (1.05%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.16%) Office 365
2 5 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.53%) Force.com
4 1 (0.53%) SaaS
4 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.63%) SAN
2 4 (2.11%) Firewall
2 4 (2.11%) SSL
2 4 (2.11%) HTTP
3 3 (1.58%) Wireless
3 3 (1.58%) Nortel Contivity
3 3 (1.58%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (1.58%) NAS
4 2 (1.05%) WAN
5 1 (0.53%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.53%) VPN
5 1 (0.53%) DNS
5 1 (0.53%) FTP
5 1 (0.53%) LAN
5 1 (0.53%) Intranet
5 1 (0.53%) Extranet
5 1 (0.53%) Junos
5 1 (0.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.79%) SAP BW
2 7 (3.68%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (3.68%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 5 (2.63%) DB2
4 4 (2.11%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.58%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.58%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.05%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.05%) Data Mart
6 2 (1.05%) SAP BI
6 2 (1.05%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.53%) MySQL
7 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.53%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 9 (4.74%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (2.11%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.58%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
General
1 43 (22.63%) Finance
2 14 (7.37%) Retail
3 11 (5.79%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.21%) Advertising
5 7 (3.68%) Marketing
6 5 (2.63%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.11%) Banking
8 2 (1.05%) Billing
8 2 (1.05%) Automotive
9 1 (0.53%) Electronics
9 1 (0.53%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.26%) XML
2 5 (2.63%) Web Services
2 5 (2.63%) .NET
3 3 (1.58%) SAP Basis
4 2 (1.05%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (1.05%) WCF
4 2 (1.05%) EDIFACT
4 2 (1.05%) XML Messaging
4 2 (1.05%) Middleware
4 2 (1.05%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (1.05%) EDI
5 1 (0.53%) WAP
5 1 (0.53%) HTML
5 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.53%) CSS
5 1 (0.53%) Mason
5 1 (0.53%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.53%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.53%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.16%) FMCG
2 5 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.11%) Data Extraction
3 4 (2.11%) User Experience
3 4 (2.11%) AS400
3 4 (2.11%) Clustering
4 3 (1.58%) NHS
4 3 (1.58%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.58%) DataPower
5 2 (1.05%) iSeries
6 1 (0.53%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.53%) DTV
6 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.53%) Open Source
6 1 (0.53%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.32%) Windows
2 11 (5.79%) UNIX
3 9 (4.74%) Linux
4 5 (2.63%) AIX
5 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.05%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (14.21%) Migration
2 14 (7.37%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (6.84%) ERP
4 12 (6.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (4.74%) Logistics
5 9 (4.74%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (4.21%) Data Migration
6 8 (4.21%) Workflow
7 6 (3.16%) Procure-to-pay
7 6 (3.16%) Service Delivery
7 6 (3.16%) ITIL
8 5 (2.63%) CRM
8 5 (2.63%) Configuration Management
8 5 (2.63%) Change Management
8 5 (2.63%) Business Analysis
8 5 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (2.63%) Financial Modelling
9 4 (2.11%) QMS
9 4 (2.11%) Change Control
9 4 (2.11%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 27 (14.21%) SQL
2 12 (6.32%) PL/SQL
3 7 (3.68%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.63%) C#
4 5 (2.63%) Java
5 4 (2.11%) ABAP
5 4 (2.11%) Python
6 3 (1.58%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.58%) Ruby
7 2 (1.05%) C
8 1 (0.53%) C++
8 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.53%) VB
8 1 (0.53%) X++
Qualifications
1 12 (6.32%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.68%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.63%) MCITP
5 4 (2.11%) CCIE
5 4 (2.11%) CCNP
5 4 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.58%) MCSE
6 3 (1.58%) CCNA
6 3 (1.58%) Degree
7 1 (0.53%) MCP
7 1 (0.53%) CIMA
7 1 (0.53%) CCAB
7 1 (0.53%) MCDST
7 1 (0.53%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.11%) SLA
2 3 (1.58%) QA
3 2 (1.05%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.53%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (4.74%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.58%) ProxySG
3 3 (1.58%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.05%) Firmware
5 1 (0.53%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.53%) XenApp
5 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.53%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (3.16%) SCCM
2 4 (2.11%) Puppet
2 4 (2.11%) Ansible
2 4 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.58%) Nagios
3 3 (1.58%) Salt
3 3 (1.58%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.58%) SCOM
4 2 (1.05%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.05%) Control-M
5 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.53%) WSUS
5 1 (0.53%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.53%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 34 (17.89%) SAP
2 23 (12.11%) Oracle
3 21 (11.05%) Microsoft
4 17 (8.95%) VMware
5 7 (3.68%) Cisco
5 7 (3.68%) Citrix
6 6 (3.16%) IBM
7 5 (2.63%) Dell
8 4 (2.11%) HP
8 4 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.58%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.58%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.58%) Nortel
9 3 (1.58%) Informatica
9 3 (1.58%) Mercator
9 3 (1.58%) Blue Coat
9 3 (1.58%) New Relic
10 2 (1.05%) RedPrairie
10 2 (1.05%) Adobe
10 2 (1.05%) Avaya
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