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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 29 23 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 86 96 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.55% 6.64% 5.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.86% 6.90% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 40 24
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £350 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £430 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.74% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.25 £24.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+127.27% -8.33%
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
1467 1392 1451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.71% 96.27% 95.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 847 761 767
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 85 114
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £22.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -14 28 £563 +32.35% 13
Derbyshire -10 18 £425 -8.10% 4
Northamptonshire +12 17 £450 +6.50% 1
Leicestershire -19 9 £411 +13.44% 5
Lincolnshire -5 2 £501 -16.58% 4
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 56 (25.34%) SAP
2 44 (19.91%) Security Cleared
3 42 (19.00%) Finance
4 38 (17.19%) SC Cleared
5 29 (13.12%) Unix
6 27 (12.22%) SQL
7 25 (11.31%) Oracle
8 24 (10.86%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (10.41%) IBM
9 23 (10.41%) Migration
10 22 (9.95%) Information Security
11 20 (9.05%) ITIL
12 18 (8.14%) Windows
12 18 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (8.14%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (7.69%) Unit Testing
13 17 (7.69%) Workflow
13 17 (7.69%) CISSP
14 16 (7.24%) SAP BW
14 16 (7.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 16 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (6.79%) DV Cleared
16 14 (6.33%) DB2
17 13 (5.88%) Microsoft
18 12 (5.43%) Banking
18 12 (5.43%) Oracle EBS R12
19 11 (4.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 11 (4.98%) Time Management
19 11 (4.98%) System Integration Testing
19 11 (4.98%) VMware

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 8 (3.62%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (2.71%) IBM Domino
2 6 (2.71%) IBM Notes
3 5 (2.26%) ArcGIS
3 5 (2.26%) ArcSDE
4 4 (1.81%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.36%) IIS
5 3 (1.36%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.90%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.90%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.45%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.45%) SAS
7 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (2.26%) ArcView
2 4 (1.81%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.45%) CATIA
3 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.45%) MS Project
3 1 (0.45%) Siemens NX
3 1 (0.45%) Simulink
3 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (5.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (4.52%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (4.07%) SAP HCM
4 8 (3.62%) SAP HR
5 7 (3.17%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (3.17%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (2.71%) Oracle Cash Management
6 6 (2.71%) SAP MM
6 6 (2.71%) SAP Payroll
7 5 (2.26%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (2.26%) SAP SRM
8 4 (1.81%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (1.81%) SAP ERP
9 3 (1.36%) SAP EWM
10 2 (0.90%) Oracle Assets
10 2 (0.90%) Oracle iProcurement
10 2 (0.90%) Oracle Payroll
10 2 (0.90%) Unit4 Business World
11 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 1 (0.45%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.26%) Office 365
2 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.52%) SAN
2 4 (1.81%) Firewall
3 3 (1.36%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (1.36%) NetScaler
4 2 (0.90%) HTTP
4 2 (0.90%) Intranet
4 2 (0.90%) SSL
4 2 (0.90%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.45%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (0.45%) Converged Networks
5 1 (0.45%) DNS
5 1 (0.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.24%) SAP BW
2 14 (6.33%) DB2
3 10 (4.52%) SQL Server
4 8 (3.62%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (3.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 7 (3.17%) PowerCenter
6 6 (2.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 6 (2.71%) Crystal Analysis
7 5 (2.26%) GIS
7 5 (2.26%) SAP BI
8 4 (1.81%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.81%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (1.36%) QlikView
9 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.90%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.45%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (3.62%) Git (software)
1 8 (3.62%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.17%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.26%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.36%) JMeter
5 2 (0.90%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.45%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (0.45%) GitLab
6 1 (0.45%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.45%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.45%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.45%) MorphX
6 1 (0.45%) Subversion
6 1 (0.45%) Toad
General
1 42 (19.00%) Finance
2 12 (5.43%) Banking
3 10 (4.52%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.71%) Aerospace
5 4 (1.81%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.36%) Automotive
6 3 (1.36%) Billing
6 3 (1.36%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.90%) Advertising
7 2 (0.90%) Back Office
7 2 (0.90%) Marketing
7 2 (0.90%) Retail
8 1 (0.45%) Electronics
8 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.62%) .NET
2 7 (3.17%) SAP Basis
3 6 (2.71%) REST
3 6 (2.71%) Web Services
4 5 (2.26%) Middleware
4 5 (2.26%) RESTful
4 5 (2.26%) SOAP
5 4 (1.81%) Software Packaging
6 3 (1.36%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (1.36%) XML
7 2 (0.90%) Classic ASP
7 2 (0.90%) WebCenter
7 2 (0.90%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.45%) HTML
8 1 (0.45%) JDBC
8 1 (0.45%) JFace
8 1 (0.45%) Mason
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle ADF
8 1 (0.45%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.45%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.17%) Visualisation
3 6 (2.71%) EMC VMAX
4 5 (2.26%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.26%) DataPower
4 5 (2.26%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.81%) Replication
6 3 (1.36%) CESG
6 3 (1.36%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (1.36%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.36%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.45%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.45%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.45%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.45%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.45%) SCADA
8 1 (0.45%) Social Media
8 1 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (13.12%) Unix
2 18 (8.14%) Windows
3 11 (4.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (4.52%) Linux
5 9 (4.07%) Solaris
6 8 (3.62%) Windows Server
7 5 (2.26%) AIX
8 4 (1.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (10.86%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (10.41%) Migration
3 22 (9.95%) Information Security
4 20 (9.05%) ITIL
5 18 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (8.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 17 (7.69%) Workflow
7 11 (4.98%) System Integration Testing
7 11 (4.98%) Time Management
8 10 (4.52%) Integration Testing
8 10 (4.52%) PRINCE2
8 10 (4.52%) Project Management
9 9 (4.07%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (4.07%) ETL
10 8 (3.62%) DevOps
10 8 (3.62%) ERP
11 7 (3.17%) Change Management
11 7 (3.17%) Kimball Methodology
11 7 (3.17%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 27 (12.22%) SQL
2 9 (4.07%) Java
3 8 (3.62%) PL/SQL
4 7 (3.17%) ABAP
4 7 (3.17%) Bash Shell
4 7 (3.17%) Shell Script
5 6 (2.71%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.26%) Perl
6 5 (2.26%) Ruby
7 4 (1.81%) C#
7 4 (1.81%) Korn
8 3 (1.36%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.36%) VBA
9 2 (0.90%) VB
9 2 (0.90%) VB6
10 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.45%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.45%) Python
10 1 (0.45%) X++
Qualifications
1 44 (19.91%) Security Cleared
2 38 (17.19%) SC Cleared
3 17 (7.69%) CISSP
4 15 (6.79%) DV Cleared
5 9 (4.07%) CISA
6 8 (3.62%) CISM
7 7 (3.17%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (3.17%) Degree
8 3 (1.36%) BC Cleared
8 3 (1.36%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (1.36%) IBM Certification
9 2 (0.90%) CIPD
10 1 (0.45%) CEH
10 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.45%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.45%) MCITP
10 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.45%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (4.07%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.45%) QA
4 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (3.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.81%) SRDF
2 4 (1.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (1.81%) Veritas File System
2 4 (1.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (0.90%) vSphere
4 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (3.62%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.26%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.36%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.36%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (0.90%) Nessus
4 2 (0.90%) Puppet
5 1 (0.45%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.45%) SCOM
5 1 (0.45%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 56 (25.34%) SAP
2 25 (11.31%) Oracle
3 23 (10.41%) IBM
4 13 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 11 (4.98%) VMware
6 10 (4.52%) Red Hat
7 9 (4.07%) HP
8 8 (3.62%) EMC
8 8 (3.62%) Informatica
9 6 (2.71%) Cisco
9 6 (2.71%) EXTOL
9 6 (2.71%) Lotus
10 5 (2.26%) Citrix
10 5 (2.26%) ESRI
10 5 (2.26%) NetApp
11 4 (1.81%) Brocade
11 4 (1.81%) Sun
11 4 (1.81%) Veritas
12 3 (1.36%) JDA
12 3 (1.36%) Opsware
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour, Benefits Flexibility on working days
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
UST Global
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Lincolnshire
Mason Frank International
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Derby
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Lincolnshire
Mason Frank International
Rate: £500 - £501 per annum
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