The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Consultant
Rank 415 407 436
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 155 138 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.32% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 88 49
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £400 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £639 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45677 43067 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.52% 92.59% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28255 25820 27968
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1840 1987 2538
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.24 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £41.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Senior Consultant
UK

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 82 £495 -1.00% 44
South East -14 19 £400 -13.51% 21
East of England -17 12 £463 +17.46% 1
North West +4 8 £425 -19.04% 7
East Midlands 0 4 £350 -26.31% 1
South West -25 4 £353 -22.95% 1
Yorkshire +7 2 - - 6
West Midlands -14 2 £310 -34.73% 1
Senior Consultant
UK

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 96 (27.43%) SAP
2 88 (25.14%) Finance
3 49 (14.00%) Microsoft
4 48 (13.71%) Degree
5 36 (10.29%) Windows
6 35 (10.00%) SQL
7 34 (9.71%) Oracle
8 33 (9.43%) Banking
9 31 (8.86%) SharePoint
9 31 (8.86%) Project Management
10 29 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 27 (7.71%) Migration
12 26 (7.43%) SQL Server
12 26 (7.43%) Java
13 25 (7.14%) SAP FI
14 23 (6.57%) JavaScript
14 23 (6.57%) ITIL
15 22 (6.29%) ERP
15 22 (6.29%) .NET
16 21 (6.00%) Active Directory
17 20 (5.71%) Security Cleared
17 20 (5.71%) HTML
17 20 (5.71%) MS Excel
18 19 (5.43%) VMware
19 18 (5.14%) Telecoms
19 18 (5.14%) CSS
19 18 (5.14%) VMware Infrastructure
19 18 (5.14%) Analytics
20 17 (4.86%) C#
20 17 (4.86%) XML

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 31 (8.86%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 14 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (2.57%) IIS
5 8 (2.29%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (2.00%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.71%) SAS
7 6 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.71%) Lync
7 6 (1.71%) Node.js
7 6 (1.71%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.43%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.14%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.86%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (0.86%) Jetty
10 3 (0.86%) OpenEdge
10 3 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.57%) Adobe CQ
11 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 20 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.00%) SPSS
3 6 (1.71%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.71%) MS Office
4 3 (0.86%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.57%) MS Project
6 1 (0.29%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.29%) Stata
Business Applications
1 25 (7.14%) SAP FI
2 17 (4.86%) SAP FI/CO
2 17 (4.86%) SAP CO
3 9 (2.57%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (2.57%) SAP SD
4 8 (2.29%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (2.00%) SAP APO
5 7 (2.00%) SAP MM
5 7 (2.00%) SAP ERP
6 6 (1.71%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (1.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (1.43%) Summit
8 4 (1.14%) SAP CRM
8 4 (1.14%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (1.14%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (1.14%) SAP PM
8 4 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.86%) SAP FSCM
9 3 (0.86%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.14%) Office 365
2 9 (2.57%) SaaS
3 8 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.57%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.29%) Force.com
6 1 (0.29%) Taleo
6 1 (0.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.86%) VPN
1 10 (2.86%) SSL
1 10 (2.86%) Firewall
2 8 (2.29%) DNS
2 8 (2.29%) LDAP
3 7 (2.00%) WAN
3 7 (2.00%) DHCP
4 6 (1.71%) SAN
4 6 (1.71%) Wireless
4 6 (1.71%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.43%) HTTP
6 4 (1.14%) FTP
6 4 (1.14%) LAN
6 4 (1.14%) MPLS
6 4 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (0.86%) BGP
7 3 (0.86%) Internet
7 3 (0.86%) Extranet
8 2 (0.57%) OSPF
8 2 (0.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.43%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.57%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (3.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (3.43%) QlikView
6 9 (2.57%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (2.00%) Oracle Discoverer
8 7 (2.00%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.71%) Clementine
9 6 (1.71%) SAP BI
10 5 (1.43%) SAP BW
10 5 (1.43%) SAP Data Services
10 5 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.14%) BODI
11 4 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.86%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.57%) Jenkins
2 8 (2.29%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.71%) Selenium
4 5 (1.43%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.14%) Axure RP
6 3 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.86%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.86%) Subversion
6 3 (0.86%) JIRA
6 3 (0.86%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.57%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.57%) NUnit
7 2 (0.57%) LSMW
7 2 (0.57%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.57%) Ant
7 2 (0.57%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.29%) Maven
8 1 (0.29%) WinRunner
8 1 (0.29%) TestDirector
General
1 88 (25.14%) Finance
2 33 (9.43%) Banking
3 18 (5.14%) Telecoms
4 15 (4.29%) Manufacturing
5 14 (4.00%) Marketing
6 13 (3.71%) Retail
7 6 (1.71%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.71%) German Language
8 5 (1.43%) Dutch Language
8 5 (1.43%) French Language
9 4 (1.14%) Legal
9 4 (1.14%) Billing
10 3 (0.86%) Automotive
10 3 (0.86%) Back Office
10 3 (0.86%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.86%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.57%) Local Government
11 2 (0.57%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.57%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.29%) .NET
2 20 (5.71%) HTML
3 18 (5.14%) CSS
4 17 (4.86%) XML
5 14 (4.00%) SOAP
6 11 (3.14%) Web Services
6 11 (3.14%) Ajax
6 11 (3.14%) jQuery
7 10 (2.86%) Middleware
8 9 (2.57%) REST
9 7 (2.00%) WCF
9 7 (2.00%) COM
10 5 (1.43%) .NET Framework
10 5 (1.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (1.43%) SAP PI
11 3 (0.86%) Servlets
11 3 (0.86%) J2EE
11 3 (0.86%) JDBC
11 3 (0.86%) EDI
12 2 (0.57%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.57%) Computer Science
2 9 (2.57%) FMCG
3 8 (2.29%) CMDB
4 7 (2.00%) PKI
5 6 (1.71%) Blog
5 6 (1.71%) Data Integration
6 5 (1.43%) SWIFT
6 5 (1.43%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.14%) AS400
7 4 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.14%) Replication
8 3 (0.86%) Fixed Income
8 3 (0.86%) Open Source
8 3 (0.86%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.57%) Clustering
9 2 (0.57%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.57%) LPAR
9 2 (0.57%) HACMP
10 1 (0.29%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.29%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 36 (10.29%) Windows
2 15 (4.29%) Linux
3 12 (3.43%) UNIX
3 12 (3.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (2.86%) Windows 7
5 8 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.71%) AIX
7 5 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.14%) VMS
9 2 (0.57%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.57%) Solaris
10 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.29%) Android
10 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (8.86%) Project Management
2 29 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (7.71%) Migration
4 23 (6.57%) ITIL
5 22 (6.29%) ERP
6 18 (5.14%) Analytics
7 17 (4.86%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (4.57%) CRM
8 16 (4.57%) Service Management
9 14 (4.00%) Workflow
10 13 (3.71%) ETL
10 13 (3.71%) Configuration Management
10 13 (3.71%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (3.14%) Data Analysis
11 11 (3.14%) Change Management
11 11 (3.14%) SAP Implementation
12 10 (2.86%) ITSM
12 10 (2.86%) Service Delivery
13 9 (2.57%) Risk Management
13 9 (2.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (10.00%) SQL
2 26 (7.43%) Java
3 23 (6.57%) JavaScript
4 17 (4.86%) C#
5 8 (2.29%) ABAP
6 7 (2.00%) Python
7 6 (1.71%) Ruby
7 6 (1.71%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.43%) C
8 5 (1.43%) C++
9 4 (1.14%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.14%) Perl
10 3 (0.86%) PHP
10 3 (0.86%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.86%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.86%) Progress 4GL
11 2 (0.57%) VBScript
11 2 (0.57%) REXX
11 2 (0.57%) R
12 1 (0.29%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 48 (13.71%) Degree
2 20 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 14 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.00%) CCIE
4 7 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.71%) MCITP
6 5 (1.43%) MCTS
7 3 (0.86%) CISSP
7 3 (0.86%) CEH
7 3 (0.86%) SAP Certification
7 3 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.86%) MCSE
8 2 (0.57%) MCSA
8 2 (0.57%) MCT
8 2 (0.57%) CCNP
8 2 (0.57%) CCA
8 2 (0.57%) CISM
8 2 (0.57%) CIPD
8 2 (0.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.43%) SLA
2 5 (1.43%) QA
3 3 (0.86%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.86%) COBIT
4 2 (0.57%) RosettaNet
4 2 (0.57%) AIFMD
4 2 (0.57%) UCITS
5 1 (0.29%) WAI
5 1 (0.29%) GAAP
5 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.29%) EMIR
5 1 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 21 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.14%) vSphere
4 3 (0.86%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.29%) XenApp
6 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.29%) UAG
6 1 (0.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (2.57%) Puppet
2 8 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.00%) HP UCMDB
3 7 (2.00%) SCCM
4 6 (1.71%) Nagios
4 6 (1.71%) Vagrant
4 6 (1.71%) Ansible
4 6 (1.71%) Salt
5 4 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.86%) WSUS
7 2 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.57%) SCOM
7 2 (0.57%) ZENworks
7 2 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.29%) SAP Afaria
8 1 (0.29%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.29%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.29%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 96 (27.43%) SAP
2 49 (14.00%) Microsoft
3 34 (9.71%) Oracle
4 19 (5.43%) VMware
5 16 (4.57%) Cisco
6 10 (2.86%) IBM
6 10 (2.86%) HP
7 9 (2.57%) BMC
7 9 (2.57%) Remedy
8 8 (2.29%) F5
8 8 (2.29%) ServiceNow
8 8 (2.29%) Business Objects
8 8 (2.29%) PeopleSoft
9 7 (2.00%) Siebel
9 7 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.71%) New Relic
10 6 (1.71%) EMC
10 6 (1.71%) Citrix
10 6 (1.71%) Juniper
11 4 (1.14%) Adobe
East London
Citrus Global Ltd
Rate: From £399 to £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Thebes IT
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
JM
Rate: £575 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £45 - £55 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 days ago