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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 28 30 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 94 84 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.88% 5.37% 8.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.36% 5.78% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 42 72
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£440 £381 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.40% -8.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £429 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -33.33%
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
1479 1454 1470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 92.44% 93.03% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 766 731 654
Average daily rate £350 £310 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -6.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £135 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 100 147
Average hourly rate £16.55 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.05% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 2 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 2 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
Nottinghamshire +3 20 £500 +29.03% 9
Derbyshire -1 20 £450 -10.00% 8
Northamptonshire +4 16 £423 +69.00% 7
Leicestershire +3 7 £275 -38.20% 1
Lincolnshire +7 5 £378 -24.50% 1
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 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 41 (26.11%) Finance
2 28 (17.83%) SAP
3 24 (15.29%) Oracle
4 20 (12.74%) SQL
5 19 (12.10%) Migration
5 19 (12.10%) Oracle EBS R12
6 17 (10.83%) Microsoft
7 13 (8.28%) Retail
8 12 (7.64%) Manufacturing
8 12 (7.64%) VMware
8 12 (7.64%) ERP
8 12 (7.64%) PL/SQL
8 12 (7.64%) Oracle General Ledger
8 12 (7.64%) Oracle Payables
8 12 (7.64%) Oracle Receivables
9 11 (7.01%) SAP BW
9 11 (7.01%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (6.37%) Oracle Forms
10 10 (6.37%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (6.37%) Security Cleared
11 9 (5.73%) UNIX
11 9 (5.73%) XML
11 9 (5.73%) SharePoint
11 9 (5.73%) Agresso
12 8 (5.10%) Workflow
12 8 (5.10%) Oracle EBS
12 8 (5.10%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (5.10%) Advertising
12 8 (5.10%) SC Cleared
12 8 (5.10%) Oracle Assets

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (5.73%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.46%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (2.55%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.91%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.91%) Lync
4 3 (1.91%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.27%) CICS
5 2 (1.27%) SAS
5 2 (1.27%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.27%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.27%) SAP Portal
5 2 (1.27%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (1.27%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.64%) Node.js
6 1 (0.64%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.64%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (12.10%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (7.64%) Oracle General Ledger
2 12 (7.64%) Oracle Payables
2 12 (7.64%) Oracle Receivables
3 9 (5.73%) Agresso
4 8 (5.10%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (5.10%) Oracle Assets
5 7 (4.46%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (3.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (3.18%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (3.18%) Oracle iProcurement
7 5 (3.18%) SAP Retail
7 5 (3.18%) SAP FI
8 4 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (2.55%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (1.91%) SAP CO
9 3 (1.91%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (1.91%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (1.91%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (1.91%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.18%) Office 365
2 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.64%) Force.com
4 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.55%) SAN
1 4 (2.55%) Firewall
2 3 (1.91%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (1.91%) NAS
2 3 (1.91%) Nortel Contivity
2 3 (1.91%) HTTP
2 3 (1.91%) SSL
2 3 (1.91%) Wireless
3 1 (0.64%) Junos
3 1 (0.64%) Network Security
3 1 (0.64%) VPN
3 1 (0.64%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.64%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.01%) SAP BW
2 8 (5.10%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (5.10%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 6 (3.82%) DB2
4 4 (2.55%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.91%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.91%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (1.27%) SAP BI
6 2 (1.27%) DataStage
6 2 (1.27%) PowerCenter
6 2 (1.27%) QlikView
6 2 (1.27%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.64%) ZAP BI
7 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (6.37%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.27%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.64%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.64%) TestComplete
3 1 (0.64%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (26.11%) Finance
2 13 (8.28%) Retail
3 12 (7.64%) Manufacturing
4 8 (5.10%) Advertising
5 6 (3.82%) Marketing
6 5 (3.18%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.55%) Banking
8 2 (1.27%) Automotive
8 2 (1.27%) Billing
9 1 (0.64%) French Language
9 1 (0.64%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.73%) XML
2 6 (3.82%) .NET
3 4 (2.55%) Web Services
4 3 (1.91%) SAP Basis
5 2 (1.27%) Middleware
5 2 (1.27%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.27%) WCF
5 2 (1.27%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 2 (1.27%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.64%) Mason
6 1 (0.64%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.64%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.64%) EDI
6 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.55%) Data Extraction
1 4 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.91%) DataPower
2 3 (1.91%) FMCG
2 3 (1.91%) Clustering
2 3 (1.91%) NHS
3 2 (1.27%) User Experience
4 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.64%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.64%) Web 2.0
4 1 (0.64%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.64%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.64%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.73%) UNIX
2 7 (4.46%) Windows
3 5 (3.18%) Linux
4 4 (2.55%) AIX
5 2 (1.27%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (12.10%) Migration
2 12 (7.64%) ERP
3 11 (7.01%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (6.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (5.10%) Workflow
6 7 (4.46%) Data Migration
7 6 (3.82%) Service Management
7 6 (3.82%) Change Management
7 6 (3.82%) ITIL
7 6 (3.82%) CRM
7 6 (3.82%) Procure-to-pay
8 5 (3.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (2.55%) Project Management
9 4 (2.55%) ETL
9 4 (2.55%) Logistics
9 4 (2.55%) Change Control
9 4 (2.55%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (1.91%) Mentoring
10 3 (1.91%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (1.91%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 20 (12.74%) SQL
2 12 (7.64%) PL/SQL
3 7 (4.46%) C#
4 4 (2.55%) ABAP
5 3 (1.91%) Java
6 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.27%) Python
6 2 (1.27%) C
6 2 (1.27%) COBOL
6 2 (1.27%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.64%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (0.64%) Ruby
7 1 (0.64%) C++
7 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.64%) VB
7 1 (0.64%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.64%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 10 (6.37%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.10%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.55%) CCIE
3 4 (2.55%) CCNP
4 3 (1.91%) CCNA
5 2 (1.27%) Degree
6 1 (0.64%) MCDST
6 1 (0.64%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.64%) MCP
6 1 (0.64%) CIMA
6 1 (0.64%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.55%) SLA
2 3 (1.91%) QA
3 2 (1.27%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (3.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.55%) ProxySG
3 3 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.64%) XenApp
4 1 (0.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (2.55%) SCCM
2 2 (1.27%) Control-M
2 2 (1.27%) SCOM
2 2 (1.27%) SCVMM
2 2 (1.27%) Puppet
2 2 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.27%) Ansible
3 1 (0.64%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.64%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.64%) SCSM
3 1 (0.64%) Salt
3 1 (0.64%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.64%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (17.83%) SAP
2 24 (15.29%) Oracle
3 17 (10.83%) Microsoft
4 12 (7.64%) VMware
5 6 (3.82%) Cisco
6 5 (3.18%) Citrix
7 4 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.55%) HP
7 4 (2.55%) Blue Coat
8 3 (1.91%) IBM
8 3 (1.91%) Nortel
8 3 (1.91%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.91%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.91%) Mercator
9 2 (1.27%) Informatica
9 2 (1.27%) Avaya
9 2 (1.27%) Juniper
9 2 (1.27%) Adobe
9 2 (1.27%) Progress
9 2 (1.27%) RedPrairie
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