The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Consultant
Rank 548 549 524
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -25
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 30 20 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.041% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.045% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 19
Average daily rate
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£418 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.38% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £277 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £409 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
- -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47557 44759 49184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.01% 92.80% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27372 28112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1907 1958 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Applications Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Applications Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Applications Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Consultant across the England region.

Applications Consultant Daily Rate Trend in England

Applications Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Applications Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in England

Applications Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Consultant across the England region.

Applications Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in England

Applications Consultant
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 19 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
London +13 9 £538 +53.57% 6
South East +2 5 £320 -12.32% 6
South West - 5 £418 -
Midlands - 3 £300 -
North East - 3 £313 -
East Midlands +3 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £550 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 2
North West - - - - 2
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Applications Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Applications 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 Applications Consultant in their job title.

1 17 (30.36%) Finance
1 17 (30.36%) Windows
2 16 (28.57%) SQL
3 14 (25.00%) Oracle
4 8 (14.29%) SCCM
4 8 (14.29%) Migration
4 8 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 7 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 7 (12.50%) Linux
5 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 6 (10.71%) Application Packaging
6 6 (10.71%) Mobile App
7 5 (8.93%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (8.93%) SAP
7 5 (8.93%) Java
7 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (8.93%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (7.14%) QA
8 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
8 4 (7.14%) UNIX
8 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
8 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (7.14%) Workflow
8 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.14%) Retail
9 3 (5.36%) MSI
9 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
9 3 (5.36%) Change Management

Applications Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Applications 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 Applications Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.57%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.57%) IIS
2 2 (3.57%) Documentum
2 2 (3.57%) SAS
3 1 (1.79%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.79%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
2 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (3.57%) ResourceLink
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.79%) SAP CO
5 1 (1.79%) SAP CRM
5 1 (1.79%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.79%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.79%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (1.79%) SAP ERP
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Firewall
1 3 (5.36%) Broadband
1 3 (5.36%) Internet
1 3 (5.36%) Network Security
2 2 (3.57%) RTCP
2 2 (3.57%) RTP
3 1 (1.79%) SMS
3 1 (1.79%) FTP
3 1 (1.79%) VPN
3 1 (1.79%) SSL
3 1 (1.79%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MSI
1 3 (5.36%) Subversion
2 2 (3.57%) PVCS
2 2 (3.57%) InstallShield
2 2 (3.57%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.79%) AppScan
General
1 17 (30.36%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Retail
3 3 (5.36%) Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Local Government
4 2 (3.57%) Military
4 2 (3.57%) Front Office
4 2 (3.57%) Back Office
5 1 (1.79%) Advertising
5 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.57%) .NET
2 2 (3.57%) J2EE
2 2 (3.57%) DOM
2 2 (3.57%) SyncML
3 1 (1.79%) Spring
3 1 (1.79%) WAP
3 1 (1.79%) Middleware
3 1 (1.79%) Web Services
3 1 (1.79%) XSLT
3 1 (1.79%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.36%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.57%) iPhone
3 2 (3.57%) Statistics
3 2 (3.57%) User Experience
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) GIS
4 1 (1.79%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.79%) FMCG
4 1 (1.79%) iPad
4 1 (1.79%) Social Media
4 1 (1.79%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.36%) Windows
2 7 (12.50%) Linux
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.14%) UNIX
5 3 (5.36%) Android
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.79%) HPUX
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.29%) Migration
2 4 (7.14%) Workflow
2 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
3 3 (5.36%) Change Management
3 3 (5.36%) Automated Testing
3 3 (5.36%) ERP
3 3 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (5.36%) Software Testing
4 2 (3.57%) OWASP
4 2 (3.57%) User Experience Design
4 2 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (3.57%) Line Management
4 2 (3.57%) Data Architecture
4 2 (3.57%) Data Migration
4 2 (3.57%) ITIL
4 2 (3.57%) Information Security
4 2 (3.57%) Service Management
4 2 (3.57%) Data Security
5 1 (1.79%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.57%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) Java
3 3 (5.36%) ABAP
3 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.57%) VBScript
4 2 (3.57%) VB
4 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) MCTS
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.79%) CCA
3 1 (1.79%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (1.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.79%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) Oracle
2 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.93%) SAP
4 3 (5.36%) Citrix
5 2 (3.57%) Imperva
5 2 (3.57%) F5
5 2 (3.57%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.57%) Remedy
5 2 (3.57%) ESRI
6 1 (1.79%) AppSense
6 1 (1.79%) Adobe
6 1 (1.79%) Informatica
6 1 (1.79%) Siemens
6 1 (1.79%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.79%) Sybase
6 1 (1.79%) RedPrairie
6 1 (1.79%) Syclo