The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Consultant
Rank 415 383 420
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +37
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 164 182 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.38% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.41% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 94 54
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£525 £450 £489
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £440 £475
% change year-on-year
+7.95% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
Senior Consultant
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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
45333 44161 38662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.46% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 27997 26983 22727
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1804 1877 2051
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

Senior Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Senior Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Senior Consultant Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Senior Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in England

Senior Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Senior Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in England

Senior 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 Senior Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 30 March 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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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
London -1 84 £550 +15.78% 76
South East -29 28 £500 +11.11% 13
East of England +19 12 £475 - 3
North West -29 10 - - 9
South West -11 9 £400 -4.76% 2
West Midlands -6 8 £476 -1.80% 1
East Midlands -6 8 £450 +20.00% 2
Yorkshire -7 5 £475 - 3
Midlands - - - -
Senior Consultant
UK

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title.

1 56 (17.83%) Finance
2 54 (17.20%) Microsoft
3 53 (16.88%) SAP
4 39 (12.42%) VMware
4 39 (12.42%) Java
5 37 (11.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 35 (11.15%) Degree
7 32 (10.19%) Configuration Management
8 31 (9.87%) Python
8 31 (9.87%) Opscode Chef
9 30 (9.55%) Ansible
9 30 (9.55%) Microsoft Azure
9 30 (9.55%) Puppet
9 30 (9.55%) Ruby
10 29 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (9.24%) Windows
10 29 (9.24%) SQL
10 29 (9.24%) HTML
10 29 (9.24%) Business Intelligence
10 29 (9.24%) Project Management
10 29 (9.24%) Migration
11 28 (8.92%) ITIL
11 28 (8.92%) DevOps
12 27 (8.60%) Continuous Delivery
12 27 (8.60%) Jenkins
12 27 (8.60%) Retail
13 26 (8.28%) XML
13 26 (8.28%) Nagios
13 26 (8.28%) OpenStack
13 26 (8.28%) New Relic

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (8.28%) Node.js
1 26 (8.28%) OpenStack
2 17 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.50%) Lync
4 6 (1.91%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.91%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.59%) CMS
5 5 (1.59%) SAS
5 5 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.27%) IIS
6 4 (1.27%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.96%) Confluence
7 3 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.64%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.91%) MS Project
3 5 (1.59%) MS Office
3 5 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.64%) SPSS
4 2 (0.64%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.32%) InDesign
5 1 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.32%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (3.50%) SAP FI
2 10 (3.18%) SAP FI/CO
2 10 (3.18%) SAP CO
3 8 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.91%) SAP APO
5 5 (1.59%) SAP MM
6 4 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (1.27%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.96%) SAP R/3
7 3 (0.96%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.64%) Agresso
8 2 (0.64%) Exstream
8 2 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.64%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.64%) SAP FS
8 2 (0.64%) SAP SRM
8 2 (0.64%) SAP LE
9 1 (0.32%) SAP FI-AP
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (8.28%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (2.55%) Office 365
4 7 (2.23%) SaaS
5 5 (1.59%) Yammer
6 4 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.64%) Force.com
9 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.73%) VPN
2 17 (5.41%) LDAP
2 17 (5.41%) SSL
3 10 (3.18%) Firewall
4 9 (2.87%) SAN
5 6 (1.91%) Network Security
5 6 (1.91%) MPLS
6 5 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (1.59%) Wireless
7 4 (1.27%) OSPF
7 4 (1.27%) BGP
8 3 (0.96%) LAN
8 3 (0.96%) PBX
8 3 (0.96%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (0.96%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.96%) VLAN
9 2 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.64%) NAS
9 2 (0.64%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.64%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (3.18%) SAP BW
3 10 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (2.55%) SAP BI
5 7 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (2.23%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.96%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.64%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (0.64%) Big Data
7 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.64%) DB2
7 2 (0.64%) OLAP
7 2 (0.64%) DTS
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 27 (8.60%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.27%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.96%) Selenium
4 2 (0.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (0.64%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.64%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.64%) JUnit
4 2 (0.64%) JIRA
4 2 (0.64%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.32%) Ant
5 1 (0.32%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.32%) ProC
5 1 (0.32%) NUnit
5 1 (0.32%) LSMW
5 1 (0.32%) Maven
5 1 (0.32%) MorphX
5 1 (0.32%) FishEye
5 1 (0.32%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 56 (17.83%) Finance
2 27 (8.60%) Retail
3 24 (7.64%) Marketing
4 20 (6.37%) Banking
5 12 (3.82%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.91%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.64%) Front Office
8 2 (0.64%) Advertising
8 2 (0.64%) Billing
8 2 (0.64%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.64%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.64%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.32%) International Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Law
9 1 (0.32%) Legal
9 1 (0.32%) Publishing
9 1 (0.32%) Games
9 1 (0.32%) Back Office
9 1 (0.32%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (9.24%) HTML
2 26 (8.28%) XML
3 24 (7.64%) Ajax
4 23 (7.32%) Web Services
4 23 (7.32%) CSS
5 21 (6.69%) SOAP
6 17 (5.41%) .NET
7 16 (5.10%) COM
8 7 (2.23%) ASP.NET
9 6 (1.91%) J2EE
10 5 (1.59%) XSL
10 5 (1.59%) .NET Framework
10 5 (1.59%) WCF
10 5 (1.59%) jQuery
11 4 (1.27%) MDX
11 4 (1.27%) REST
12 3 (0.96%) Visualforce
12 3 (0.96%) Entity Framework
13 2 (0.64%) Apache Camel
13 2 (0.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.73%) CMDB
3 15 (4.78%) User Experience
4 5 (1.59%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.59%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.59%) Fixed Income
5 4 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (0.96%) Data Integration
6 3 (0.96%) Algorithms
6 3 (0.96%) Blog
7 2 (0.64%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.64%) Psychology
7 2 (0.64%) Human Factors
7 2 (0.64%) Economics
7 2 (0.64%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.64%) RIA
7 2 (0.64%) FlexPod
7 2 (0.64%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.64%) Social Media
8 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (9.24%) Windows
2 11 (3.50%) Linux
3 10 (3.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.64%) UNIX
6 2 (0.64%) AIX
6 2 (0.64%) HPUX
6 2 (0.64%) Solaris
6 2 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.64%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.32%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (10.19%) Configuration Management
2 29 (9.24%) Project Management
2 29 (9.24%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (9.24%) Migration
2 29 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (8.92%) ITIL
3 28 (8.92%) DevOps
4 27 (8.60%) Continuous Delivery
5 24 (7.64%) Service Management
6 20 (6.37%) Analytics
7 19 (6.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (5.73%) ITSM
9 17 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
9 17 (5.41%) ITIL V2
9 17 (5.41%) Customer Engagement
9 17 (5.41%) IT Asset Management
10 16 (5.10%) CRM
11 13 (4.14%) ETL
12 11 (3.50%) Mentoring
13 10 (3.18%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 39 (12.42%) Java
2 31 (9.87%) Python
3 30 (9.55%) Ruby
4 29 (9.24%) SQL
5 25 (7.96%) JavaScript
6 10 (3.18%) C#
7 6 (1.91%) C
8 5 (1.59%) ABAP
9 4 (1.27%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.96%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.96%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.64%) VBA
11 2 (0.64%) XPath
11 2 (0.64%) X++
11 2 (0.64%) Groovy
11 2 (0.64%) C++
12 1 (0.32%) COBOL
12 1 (0.32%) Perl
12 1 (0.32%) VBScript
12 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (11.15%) Degree
2 18 (5.73%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.78%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (2.23%) CCNP
5 7 (2.23%) CISSP
6 6 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.59%) MCSE
8 3 (0.96%) SAP Certification
8 3 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.64%) NCIE
9 2 (0.64%) CCIE
9 2 (0.64%) ISEB
9 2 (0.64%) CCA
9 2 (0.64%) CISM
10 1 (0.32%) CIMA
10 1 (0.32%) GIAC
10 1 (0.32%) GCIA
10 1 (0.32%) GCIH
10 1 (0.32%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.27%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.96%) COBIT
2 3 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.64%) GxP
3 2 (0.64%) QA
4 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 37 (11.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (5.10%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.27%) vCloud
4 3 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.64%) NFS
5 2 (0.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.64%) SRDF
6 1 (0.32%) Xen
6 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.32%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 31 (9.87%) Opscode Chef
2 30 (9.55%) Ansible
2 30 (9.55%) Puppet
3 26 (8.28%) Vagrant
3 26 (8.28%) Salt
3 26 (8.28%) Nagios
4 17 (5.41%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.64%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.64%) SCCM
5 2 (0.64%) SCOM
6 1 (0.32%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.32%) WMI
6 1 (0.32%) Legato
6 1 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.32%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.32%) SCSM
Vendors
1 54 (17.20%) Microsoft
2 53 (16.88%) SAP
3 39 (12.42%) VMware
4 26 (8.28%) New Relic
5 22 (7.01%) Cisco
6 20 (6.37%) Oracle
6 20 (6.37%) ServiceNow
7 10 (3.18%) HP
7 10 (3.18%) EMC
8 6 (1.91%) Adobe
8 6 (1.91%) NetApp
8 6 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.59%) Avaya
9 5 (1.59%) Juniper
9 5 (1.59%) F5
10 4 (1.27%) Tableau
10 4 (1.27%) SaltStack
10 4 (1.27%) Citrix
10 4 (1.27%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.27%) Riverbed
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Via Resource
Rate: From £475 to £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Search Consultancy
Rate: £500.00 - £570.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £700.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Net Forte
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Net Forte
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £320 - £350 per week + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Financial Conduct Authority
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Posted: 26 days ago