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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 28 27 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 82 90 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.18% 5.47% 8.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.53% 5.91% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 42 71
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£433 £381 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.44% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £500 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -26.66%
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
1483 1524 1470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 93.74% 92.64% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 761 765 650
Average daily rate £350 £320 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 104 137
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -4.76%
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 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 September 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 September 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 +1 20 £450 +14.28% 8
Derbyshire -3 15 £478 -4.50% 6
Northamptonshire +2 13 £425 +45.29% 3
Leicestershire +4 6 £275 -41.79% 1
Lincolnshire +10 4 £396 +58.50%
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (25.69%) Finance
2 28 (19.44%) SAP
3 22 (15.28%) Oracle
4 20 (13.89%) SQL
5 17 (11.81%) Oracle EBS R12
6 16 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 15 (10.42%) Migration
8 14 (9.72%) Manufacturing
9 13 (9.03%) ERP
9 13 (9.03%) Retail
10 12 (8.33%) PL/SQL
10 12 (8.33%) UNIX
11 11 (7.64%) SAP BW
11 11 (7.64%) XML
11 11 (7.64%) Oracle General Ledger
11 11 (7.64%) Oracle Payables
11 11 (7.64%) Oracle Receivables
12 10 (6.94%) SharePoint
12 10 (6.94%) Security Cleared
13 9 (6.25%) Workflow
13 9 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
13 9 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (6.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 8 (5.56%) SC Cleared
14 8 (5.56%) Agresso
14 8 (5.56%) Oracle Financials
14 8 (5.56%) Windows
14 8 (5.56%) Oracle Workflow

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Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 10 (6.94%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.56%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.39%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (1.39%) SAP Portal
4 2 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.39%) Lync
4 2 (1.39%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.39%) SAS
4 2 (1.39%) CICS
5 1 (0.69%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.69%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS Project
3 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.69%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 17 (11.81%) Oracle EBS R12
2 11 (7.64%) Oracle Payables
2 11 (7.64%) Oracle Receivables
2 11 (7.64%) Oracle General Ledger
3 8 (5.56%) Oracle Financials
3 8 (5.56%) Agresso
4 7 (4.86%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (4.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 6 (4.17%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (3.47%) Oracle Cash Management
6 5 (3.47%) Oracle iProcurement
6 5 (3.47%) SAP FI
6 5 (3.47%) SAP Retail
7 4 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (2.78%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (2.08%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (2.08%) SAP CO
9 2 (1.39%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.78%) Office 365
2 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.69%) SaaS
3 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.69%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.47%) SAN
2 4 (2.78%) Firewall
3 3 (2.08%) Wireless
3 3 (2.08%) Nortel Contivity
3 3 (2.08%) NAS
3 3 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.69%) Junos
4 1 (0.69%) Extranet
4 1 (0.69%) Network Security
4 1 (0.69%) HTTP
4 1 (0.69%) VPN
4 1 (0.69%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.64%) SAP BW
2 9 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (6.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 6 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.47%) Oracle9i Database
5 4 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.78%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.78%) DB2
6 2 (1.39%) Data Mart
6 2 (1.39%) QlikView
6 2 (1.39%) DataStage
6 2 (1.39%) SQLPlus
6 2 (1.39%) SAP BI
6 2 (1.39%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.69%) ZAP BI
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.69%) JDeveloper
2 1 (0.69%) TestComplete
2 1 (0.69%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.69%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (25.69%) Finance
2 14 (9.72%) Manufacturing
3 13 (9.03%) Retail
4 7 (4.86%) Advertising
5 5 (3.47%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.47%) Marketing
6 4 (2.78%) Banking
7 2 (1.39%) Billing
8 1 (0.69%) Electronics
8 1 (0.69%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.64%) XML
2 7 (4.86%) .NET
3 4 (2.78%) Web Services
4 3 (2.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 3 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (2.08%) Middleware
4 3 (2.08%) SAP Basis
5 2 (1.39%) WCF
5 2 (1.39%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.69%) Mason
6 1 (0.69%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.69%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.69%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.69%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.78%) Data Extraction
2 3 (2.08%) NHS
2 3 (2.08%) DataPower
2 3 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.39%) Clustering
4 1 (0.69%) Web 2.0
4 1 (0.69%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.69%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.69%) DTV
4 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.69%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.69%) FMCG
4 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.33%) UNIX
2 8 (5.56%) Windows
3 7 (4.86%) Linux
4 4 (2.78%) AIX
4 4 (2.78%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (10.42%) Migration
2 13 (9.03%) ERP
3 9 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (6.25%) Workflow
4 7 (4.86%) ITIL
4 7 (4.86%) Procure-to-pay
5 6 (4.17%) CRM
5 6 (4.17%) Service Management
5 6 (4.17%) Change Management
6 5 (3.47%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (3.47%) Data Migration
7 4 (2.78%) Change Control
7 4 (2.78%) Logistics
7 4 (2.78%) ETL
7 4 (2.78%) Project Management
8 3 (2.08%) Data Modelling
8 3 (2.08%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.08%) Load Balancing
8 3 (2.08%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.89%) SQL
2 12 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 7 (4.86%) C#
4 4 (2.78%) ABAP
5 2 (1.39%) COBOL
5 2 (1.39%) Java
5 2 (1.39%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.39%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.69%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.69%) VB
6 1 (0.69%) C++
6 1 (0.69%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.69%) Python
6 1 (0.69%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 10 (6.94%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.47%) CCIE
4 4 (2.78%) CCNP
4 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.08%) CCNA
6 2 (1.39%) Degree
7 1 (0.69%) MCP
7 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.69%) CIMA
7 1 (0.69%) CCAB
7 1 (0.69%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.47%) SLA
2 2 (1.39%) QA
2 2 (1.39%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (4.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.78%) ProxySG
3 3 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.69%) XenApp
5 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (4.17%) SCCM
2 2 (1.39%) SCOM
2 2 (1.39%) SCVMM
2 2 (1.39%) Control-M
3 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.69%) Puppet
3 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.69%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.69%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.69%) SCSM
3 1 (0.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 28 (19.44%) SAP
2 22 (15.28%) Oracle
3 16 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.56%) VMware
5 7 (4.86%) Cisco
6 5 (3.47%) HP
7 4 (2.78%) Blue Coat
7 4 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.08%) Nortel
8 3 (2.08%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.08%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.39%) Informatica
9 2 (1.39%) Citrix
9 2 (1.39%) Avaya
9 2 (1.39%) Juniper
9 2 (1.39%) IBM
9 2 (1.39%) Adobe
9 2 (1.39%) RedPrairie
9 2 (1.39%) Mercator
10 1 (0.69%) Tableau
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