The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East Midlands region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 31 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 67 123 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.67% 8.47% 10.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.94% 9.10% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 64 78
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £421 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -15.38%
Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1356 1351 1349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.43% 93.04% 93.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 674 640
Average daily rate £350 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 100 115
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Consultant
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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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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 -4 16 £500 +25.00% 9
Northamptonshire -5 12 £425 +17.00% 3
Derbyshire -14 11 £425 -15.00% 3
Leicestershire -16 5 £480 +16.36% 5
Lincolnshire +2 3 £396 +13.21% 3
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 37 (25.17%) Finance
2 36 (24.49%) Oracle
3 35 (23.81%) SQL
4 29 (19.73%) SAP
4 29 (19.73%) Oracle EBS R12
5 26 (17.69%) Manufacturing
6 24 (16.33%) XML
6 24 (16.33%) PL/SQL
7 21 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
7 21 (14.29%) Oracle Database
7 21 (14.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 19 (12.93%) Oracle Forms
9 17 (11.56%) Microsoft
10 16 (10.88%) ERP
10 16 (10.88%) UNIX
10 16 (10.88%) Oracle General Ledger
10 16 (10.88%) Oracle Receivables
10 16 (10.88%) Oracle Payables
11 15 (10.20%) Workflow
12 14 (9.52%) Oracle Workflow
13 13 (8.84%) Oracle Applications
14 12 (8.16%) Migration
14 12 (8.16%) Oracle9i Database
14 12 (8.16%) Procure-to-pay
14 12 (8.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 11 (7.48%) Oracle 11i
15 11 (7.48%) SAP BW
15 11 (7.48%) Retail
16 10 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
16 10 (6.80%) Oracle Manufacturing

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 14 (9.52%) Oracle Workflow
2 9 (6.12%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.40%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.04%) Lync
5 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.36%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.36%) SAP Portal
5 2 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.36%) CICS
5 2 (1.36%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.68%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.68%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.72%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) PowerPivot
2 1 (0.68%) MS Project
2 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 29 (19.73%) Oracle EBS R12
2 16 (10.88%) Oracle Payables
2 16 (10.88%) Oracle Receivables
2 16 (10.88%) Oracle General Ledger
3 13 (8.84%) Oracle Applications
4 12 (8.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 11 (7.48%) Oracle 11i
6 10 (6.80%) Oracle Financials
6 10 (6.80%) Oracle Manufacturing
7 9 (6.12%) Oracle ERP
8 8 (5.44%) Oracle ASCP
9 7 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
9 7 (4.76%) Agresso
10 6 (4.08%) Oracle Cash Management
11 5 (3.40%) Oracle Assets
11 5 (3.40%) SAP Retail
11 5 (3.40%) Dynamics CRM
11 5 (3.40%) Oracle iProcurement
12 4 (2.72%) SAP FI
13 3 (2.04%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.72%) Office 365
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.36%) WAN
1 2 (1.36%) SAN
1 2 (1.36%) Network Security
2 1 (0.68%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.68%) LAN
2 1 (0.68%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) Extranet
2 1 (0.68%) MPLS
2 1 (0.68%) Firewall
2 1 (0.68%) VLAN
2 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.68%) VPN
2 1 (0.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
1 21 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 21 (14.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 12 (8.16%) Oracle9i Database
3 11 (7.48%) SAP BW
4 6 (4.08%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.72%) DB2
6 3 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.04%) SQLPlus
6 3 (2.04%) SAP BI
7 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.36%) DataStage
8 1 (0.68%) DTS
8 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.68%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.68%) QlikView
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (12.93%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (4.76%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.68%) TestComplete
3 1 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (25.17%) Finance
2 26 (17.69%) Manufacturing
3 11 (7.48%) Retail
4 7 (4.76%) Advertising
5 2 (1.36%) Banking
5 2 (1.36%) Billing
5 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.68%) Marketing
6 1 (0.68%) German Language
6 1 (0.68%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (16.33%) XML
2 6 (4.08%) .NET
3 3 (2.04%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (2.04%) Middleware
3 3 (2.04%) SAP Basis
3 3 (2.04%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (1.36%) WebCenter
4 2 (1.36%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.68%) SOAP
5 1 (0.68%) Web Services
5 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.68%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.68%) REST
5 1 (0.68%) Mason
5 1 (0.68%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.68%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.44%) Data Conversion
2 4 (2.72%) Data Extraction
3 3 (2.04%) NHS
4 2 (1.36%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.36%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.36%) DataPower
5 1 (0.68%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.68%) Clustering
5 1 (0.68%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.68%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.88%) UNIX
2 8 (5.44%) Windows
3 7 (4.76%) Linux
4 4 (2.72%) AIX
5 3 (2.04%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (10.88%) ERP
2 15 (10.20%) Workflow
3 12 (8.16%) Migration
3 12 (8.16%) Procure-to-pay
4 10 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (5.44%) GAP Analysis
5 8 (5.44%) Test Scripting
6 7 (4.76%) CRM
6 7 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (4.76%) EAM
7 6 (4.08%) Service Management
8 5 (3.40%) Change Management
9 4 (2.72%) ITIL
9 4 (2.72%) Project Management
9 4 (2.72%) Logistics
10 3 (2.04%) Business Analysis
10 3 (2.04%) TDD
10 3 (2.04%) Data Modelling
10 3 (2.04%) ETL
10 3 (2.04%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (23.81%) SQL
2 24 (16.33%) PL/SQL
3 6 (4.08%) C#
4 4 (2.72%) Java
4 4 (2.72%) ABAP
5 2 (1.36%) COBOL
5 2 (1.36%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.68%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (0.68%) R
6 1 (0.68%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.68%) Assembly Language
6 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (5.44%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.08%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.04%) ISEB
5 2 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.36%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.36%) CCIE
6 1 (0.68%) CCNP
6 1 (0.68%) MCP
6 1 (0.68%) MCSE
6 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.68%) CIMA
6 1 (0.68%) CCAB
6 1 (0.68%) MCDST
6 1 (0.68%) MCITP
6 1 (0.68%) CCA
6 1 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.68%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.40%) SLA
2 3 (2.04%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.72%) XenServer
4 3 (2.04%) Xen
5 2 (1.36%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.68%) XenApp
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.68%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (3.40%) SCCM
2 2 (1.36%) SCOM
3 1 (0.68%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.68%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.68%) SCSM
3 1 (0.68%) Control-M
Vendors
1 36 (24.49%) Oracle
2 29 (19.73%) SAP
3 17 (11.56%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.76%) VMware
5 6 (4.08%) Citrix
6 3 (2.04%) Cisco
6 3 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.36%) IBM
7 2 (1.36%) Adobe
8 1 (0.68%) HP
8 1 (0.68%) Siebel
8 1 (0.68%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.68%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.68%) Juniper
8 1 (0.68%) CA
8 1 (0.68%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.68%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.68%) Infor
8 1 (0.68%) hybris
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