The table below looks at the statistics for the Support 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 Support Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Consultant
Rank 86 91 81
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 9 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.55% 0.51% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.55% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£338 £257 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.45% -27.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £330
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.69 £19.09 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-23.02% -52.28%
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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
1516 1458 1399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 91.99% 93.16% 93.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 824 795 638
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £80 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 103 158
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £9.91 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £38.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Support Consultant in the job title across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Support 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 Support Consultant across the East Midlands region.

Support Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Support 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 Support Consultant across the East Midlands region.

Support Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Support 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 Support Consultant within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 November 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
Northamptonshire -19 1 £338 +31.45% 1
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Support Consultant
England

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region that cited Support 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 Support Consultant in their job title.

1 7 (46.67%) SAP
1 7 (46.67%) SAP QM
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle Cash Management
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle Assets
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Workflow
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (26.67%) XML
3 4 (26.67%) ERP
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (6.67%) Document Management
4 1 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (6.67%) WSUS
4 1 (6.67%) SCCM
4 1 (6.67%) SCOM
4 1 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (6.67%) Lync

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region that cited Support 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 Support Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (6.67%) Lync
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Business Applications
1 7 (46.67%) SAP QM
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle Cash Management
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle Assets
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Workflow
1 4 (26.67%) ERP
2 1 (6.67%) Document Management
2 1 (6.67%) Change Control
2 1 (6.67%) CRM
2 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) WSUS
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) SAP
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Siebel
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft