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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 38 28 18
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 77 84 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.60% 5.63% 7.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.89% 5.98% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 42 46
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £346 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £56.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £43.25 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-11.56% +32.06%
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
1574 1405 1154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 93.97% 94.23% 91.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 900 695 516
Average daily rate £370 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 142 134
Average hourly rate £13.13 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £10.04 £10.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.08 £45.00 £32.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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 23 £500 -3.61% 8
Derbyshire +3 20 £413 -2.94% 4
Northamptonshire -8 12 £400 -5.88% 3
Leicestershire -5 11 £400 -11.11% 4
Lincolnshire -12 3 £475 +11.76%
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 52 (29.89%) SAP
2 34 (19.54%) Finance
3 19 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (10.34%) SQL
5 16 (9.20%) Oracle
5 16 (9.20%) Agresso
6 15 (8.62%) Security Cleared
7 14 (8.05%) ERP
7 14 (8.05%) Microsoft
7 14 (8.05%) Migration
8 13 (7.47%) Retail
8 13 (7.47%) SQL Server
8 13 (7.47%) Java
9 12 (6.90%) HP
9 12 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (6.90%) Change Management
10 11 (6.32%) IBM
10 11 (6.32%) UNIX
10 11 (6.32%) NetWeaver
10 11 (6.32%) QA
11 10 (5.75%) WebSphere
11 10 (5.75%) Configuration Management
11 10 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (5.75%) SLA
12 9 (5.17%) Windows
12 9 (5.17%) AIX
12 9 (5.17%) Project Management
12 9 (5.17%) SC Cleared
13 8 (4.60%) Mentoring
13 8 (4.60%) SAP BW

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Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 11 (6.32%) NetWeaver
2 10 (5.75%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.30%) SAP Portal
4 3 (1.72%) Node.js
4 3 (1.72%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.72%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.15%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.15%) SAS
5 2 (1.15%) JBoss
5 2 (1.15%) SAP EP
5 2 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.57%) WordPress
6 1 (0.57%) CMS
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (1.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.15%) MS Project
3 1 (0.57%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (9.20%) Agresso
2 7 (4.02%) SAP SCM
3 6 (3.45%) SAP MM
4 5 (2.87%) SAP Retail
5 4 (2.30%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (2.30%) SAP APO
6 3 (1.72%) SAP SD
6 3 (1.72%) Primavera
6 3 (1.72%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (1.72%) SAP CRM
6 3 (1.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (1.72%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (1.72%) Oracle TCA
7 2 (1.15%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (1.15%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (1.15%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (1.15%) SAP PS
7 2 (1.15%) SAP WM
7 2 (1.15%) PRMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.30%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.72%) SaaS
3 1 (0.57%) Office 365
3 1 (0.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.30%) Internet
1 4 (2.30%) Firewall
2 3 (1.72%) Network Security
2 3 (1.72%) DNS
3 2 (1.15%) SAN
3 2 (1.15%) VPN
4 1 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.57%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.57%) Wireless
4 1 (0.57%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.57%) SMS
4 1 (0.57%) VoIP
4 1 (0.57%) WLAN
4 1 (0.57%) WAN
4 1 (0.57%) DHCP
4 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.60%) SAP BW
3 5 (2.87%) SAP BI
4 4 (2.30%) SAP HANA
4 4 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.30%) Ingres
5 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.72%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (1.15%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (1.15%) Cognos Event Studio
6 2 (1.15%) Cognos Query Studio
6 2 (1.15%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.57%) MS Access
7 1 (0.57%) DB2
7 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.57%) DTS
7 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.72%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.15%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.57%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.57%) LSMW
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.57%) Selenium
3 1 (0.57%) MSTest
General
1 34 (19.54%) Finance
2 13 (7.47%) Retail
3 7 (4.02%) Marketing
4 6 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.87%) Back Office
6 4 (2.30%) Billing
7 3 (1.72%) Advertising
7 3 (1.72%) Banking
8 2 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.57%) Automotive
9 1 (0.57%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.02%) Middleware
2 6 (3.45%) HTML
3 5 (2.87%) CSS
3 5 (2.87%) JSP
3 5 (2.87%) Servlets
3 5 (2.87%) Web Services
3 5 (2.87%) Web Dynpro
3 5 (2.87%) SAP Basis
4 3 (1.72%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 2 (1.15%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.15%) SAP ALE
5 2 (1.15%) BAPI
5 2 (1.15%) .NET
6 1 (0.57%) EDIFACT
6 1 (0.57%) XML
6 1 (0.57%) CGI
6 1 (0.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.45%) DataPower
2 4 (2.30%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.30%) User Experience
3 3 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.72%) Data Structures
3 3 (1.72%) Social Media
3 3 (1.72%) FMCG
4 2 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.15%) iSeries
4 2 (1.15%) NHS
4 2 (1.15%) AS400
5 1 (0.57%) Replication
5 1 (0.57%) Clustering
5 1 (0.57%) Tandem
5 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.57%) GIS
5 1 (0.57%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.57%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.32%) UNIX
2 9 (5.17%) Windows
2 9 (5.17%) AIX
3 5 (2.87%) Linux
4 3 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.15%) HPUX
6 1 (0.57%) Solaris
6 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.57%) VMS
6 1 (0.57%) Android
6 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (8.05%) ERP
2 14 (8.05%) Migration
3 12 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (6.90%) Change Management
4 10 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (5.75%) Configuration Management
5 9 (5.17%) Project Management
6 8 (4.60%) ITIL
6 8 (4.60%) Mentoring
7 7 (4.02%) Coaching
7 7 (4.02%) Knowledge Management
8 6 (3.45%) Programme Management
8 6 (3.45%) Logistics
8 6 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (3.45%) Data Mapping
8 6 (3.45%) ETL
9 5 (2.87%) CRM
9 5 (2.87%) E-Commerce
9 5 (2.87%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.34%) SQL
2 13 (7.47%) Java
3 7 (4.02%) ABAP
4 5 (2.87%) C
5 4 (2.30%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.72%) Python
6 3 (1.72%) Ruby
7 2 (1.15%) C#
7 2 (1.15%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.57%) PHP
8 1 (0.57%) C++
8 1 (0.57%) R
8 1 (0.57%) RPG
Qualifications
1 15 (8.62%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.15%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.15%) CCNP
3 2 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.57%) Degree
4 1 (0.57%) CCNA
4 1 (0.57%) ISEB
4 1 (0.57%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.32%) QA
2 10 (5.75%) SLA
3 2 (1.15%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (2.87%) Active Directory
1 5 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.57%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (4.02%) SCCM
2 4 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.72%) Ansible
3 3 (1.72%) Salt
3 3 (1.72%) Nagios
3 3 (1.72%) Puppet
3 3 (1.72%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.57%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 52 (29.89%) SAP
2 16 (9.20%) Oracle
3 14 (8.05%) Microsoft
4 12 (6.90%) HP
5 11 (6.32%) IBM
6 6 (3.45%) VMware
6 6 (3.45%) Google
7 5 (2.87%) hybris
7 5 (2.87%) Capita
8 4 (2.30%) Citrix
9 3 (1.72%) Informatica
9 3 (1.72%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.72%) Cognos
9 3 (1.72%) Cisco
9 3 (1.72%) Tableau
9 3 (1.72%) Facebook
9 3 (1.72%) Twitter
9 3 (1.72%) New Relic
10 2 (1.15%) EMC
10 2 (1.15%) PTC
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