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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Consultant
Rank 466 456 410
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -46
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 130 138 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.29% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.31% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 94 90
Average daily rate £500 £505 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% +12.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £355 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £618 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £419
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +13.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Consultant
UK

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
44626 44477 42797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.45% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29076 28059 25830
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1591 1795 1920
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 0 71 £550 - 67
South East +26 27 £475 +2.70% 20
South West +7 7 £405 -26.09% 10
Yorkshire -16 6 £400 - 6
North West -24 4 £400 -15.78% 5
North East - 4 £800 -
Midlands - 3 - -
East of England -14 2 - - 5
East Midlands -16 2 £425 -22.72% 1
Senior Consultant
UK

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 63 (24.14%) Finance
2 51 (19.54%) Java
3 40 (15.33%) Microsoft
4 38 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (12.64%) Windows
6 31 (11.88%) Migration
7 30 (11.49%) Linux
8 28 (10.73%) SAP
9 27 (10.34%) VMware
10 26 (9.96%) Banking
11 25 (9.58%) VMware Infrastructure
11 25 (9.58%) DevOps
12 23 (8.81%) Jenkins
12 23 (8.81%) Configuration Management
12 23 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (8.43%) Opscode Chef
13 22 (8.43%) Continuous Delivery
14 21 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
14 21 (8.05%) Ruby
15 20 (7.66%) Data Warehouse
15 20 (7.66%) Puppet
16 19 (7.28%) Amazon EC2
16 19 (7.28%) Analytics
16 19 (7.28%) Web Services
16 19 (7.28%) XML
17 18 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
18 17 (6.51%) Project Management
18 17 (6.51%) Risk Management
19 16 (6.13%) Degree

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 14 (5.36%) IIS
1 14 (5.36%) Node.js
2 13 (4.98%) OpenStack
3 9 (3.45%) Jetty
4 7 (2.68%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.30%) nginx
5 6 (2.30%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (1.53%) Apache
7 4 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.53%) Confluence
8 3 (1.15%) JBoss
8 3 (1.15%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.15%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.15%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.77%) CMS
9 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.77%) SAS
10 1 (0.38%) CICS
10 1 (0.38%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 10 (3.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.38%) MS Office
2 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.68%) SAP FI
2 5 (1.92%) SAP CO
3 4 (1.53%) Front Arena
3 4 (1.53%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.15%) SAP ERP
4 3 (1.15%) SAP FI-AA
4 3 (1.15%) SAP MM
4 3 (1.15%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.77%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.77%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.77%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.77%) SAP QM
5 2 (0.77%) SAP Retail
5 2 (0.77%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.38%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (7.28%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (4.60%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (2.68%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (2.30%) Google App Engine
7 4 (1.53%) IaaS
8 3 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.15%) Office 365
8 3 (1.15%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.38%) Boomi
9 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.38%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.38%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.38%) PaaS
9 1 (0.38%) SaaS
9 1 (0.38%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.13%) LDAP
2 15 (5.75%) VPN
3 13 (4.98%) DNS
3 13 (4.98%) HTTP
4 12 (4.60%) TCP/IP
5 11 (4.21%) SSL
6 10 (3.83%) DHCP
7 9 (3.45%) Firewall
7 9 (3.45%) LAN
7 9 (3.45%) WAN
8 7 (2.68%) FTP
8 7 (2.68%) IPsec
9 4 (1.53%) Network Security
9 4 (1.53%) SAN
10 3 (1.15%) LTE
10 3 (1.15%) NAS
10 3 (1.15%) UMTS
10 3 (1.15%) VLAN
11 2 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.77%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.66%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (6.13%) Big Data
3 12 (4.60%) SQL Server
4 9 (3.45%) Pentaho
5 7 (2.68%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (2.30%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.92%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (1.53%) QlikView
8 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.53%) Star Schema
9 3 (1.15%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.15%) Power BI
9 3 (1.15%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.77%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 23 (8.81%) Jenkins
2 13 (4.98%) Vagrant
3 8 (3.07%) Selenium
4 5 (1.92%) WebDriver
5 4 (1.53%) FishEye
5 4 (1.53%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.15%) GitLab
6 3 (1.15%) IntelliJ
6 3 (1.15%) SoapUI
6 3 (1.15%) VisualVM
7 1 (0.38%) ERwin
7 1 (0.38%) JIRA
7 1 (0.38%) MSI
7 1 (0.38%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.38%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.38%) Subversion
7 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
General
1 63 (24.14%) Finance
2 26 (9.96%) Banking
3 16 (6.13%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.60%) Investment Banking
4 12 (4.60%) Retail
5 11 (4.21%) Marketing
6 9 (3.45%) Front Office
7 8 (3.07%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.53%) Legal
9 3 (1.15%) Games
9 3 (1.15%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.77%) Electronics
10 2 (0.77%) German Language
10 2 (0.77%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.38%) Billing
11 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.38%) Publishing
11 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.28%) Web Services
1 19 (7.28%) XML
2 13 (4.98%) HTML
3 12 (4.60%) CSS
4 11 (4.21%) .NET
4 11 (4.21%) SOAP
5 10 (3.83%) Ajax
5 10 (3.83%) COM
6 8 (3.07%) Apache Avro
7 7 (2.68%) J2EE
8 6 (2.30%) Servlets
9 5 (1.92%) CGI
10 3 (1.15%) Middleware
10 3 (1.15%) REST
11 2 (0.77%) D3.js
11 2 (0.77%) Java EE
11 2 (0.77%) MDX
11 2 (0.77%) Murex MxML
11 2 (0.77%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 2 (0.77%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.60%) CMDB
3 9 (3.45%) Clustering
3 9 (3.45%) Credit Risk
3 9 (3.45%) Data Structures
3 9 (3.45%) Derivative
3 9 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (3.45%) Market Risk
4 8 (3.07%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.68%) User Experience
6 6 (2.30%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.92%) CESG
7 5 (1.92%) FMCG
8 4 (1.53%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.53%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.53%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.15%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.15%) Fintech
9 3 (1.15%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 33 (12.64%) Windows
2 30 (11.49%) Linux
3 8 (3.07%) Unix
3 8 (3.07%) Windows 7
4 7 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (2.68%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.38%) AIX
8 1 (0.38%) Android
8 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (11.88%) Migration
3 25 (9.58%) DevOps
4 23 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (8.81%) Configuration Management
5 22 (8.43%) Continuous Delivery
6 19 (7.28%) Analytics
7 17 (6.51%) Project Management
7 17 (6.51%) Risk Management
8 16 (6.13%) ITSM
8 16 (6.13%) Presales
9 15 (5.75%) ITIL
9 15 (5.75%) Service Management
9 15 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (5.36%) ETL
11 13 (4.98%) Technical Architecture
12 12 (4.60%) TDD
12 12 (4.60%) Use Case
13 11 (4.21%) Customer Engagement
13 11 (4.21%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 51 (19.54%) Java
2 21 (8.05%) Ruby
3 16 (6.13%) JavaScript
3 16 (6.13%) SQL
4 15 (5.75%) Python
5 11 (4.21%) PHP
6 8 (3.07%) R
7 5 (1.92%) C#
8 4 (1.53%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.15%) ABAP
10 2 (0.77%) C
10 2 (0.77%) Groovy
10 2 (0.77%) Perl
10 2 (0.77%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.77%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.38%) C++
11 1 (0.38%) COBOL
11 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (6.13%) Degree
2 12 (4.60%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.21%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.45%) CISSP
5 7 (2.68%) CISM
6 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.53%) PMP
7 3 (1.15%) ISEB
7 3 (1.15%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.15%) MCSE
8 2 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.77%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (0.77%) CLAS
8 2 (0.77%) IISP
8 2 (0.77%) MCITP
8 2 (0.77%) MCP
8 2 (0.77%) MCSA
8 2 (0.77%) PhD
8 2 (0.77%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.38%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.45%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.68%) QA
3 3 (1.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.77%) SLA
5 1 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.38%) HL7
System Software
1 25 (9.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (4.60%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.92%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.15%) vSphere
4 3 (1.15%) XenApp
5 1 (0.38%) NFS
5 1 (0.38%) Snort
5 1 (0.38%) vCloud
5 1 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.38%) Xen
5 1 (0.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (8.43%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (7.66%) Puppet
3 13 (4.98%) Ansible
3 13 (4.98%) Nagios
3 13 (4.98%) Salt
4 7 (2.68%) SCCM
5 3 (1.15%) SCOM
5 3 (1.15%) WSUS
6 2 (0.77%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.38%) Proventia
7 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.38%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.38%) vRealize
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 40 (15.33%) Microsoft
2 28 (10.73%) SAP
3 27 (10.34%) VMware
4 14 (5.36%) Oracle
4 14 (5.36%) ServiceNow
5 13 (4.98%) Murex
5 13 (4.98%) New Relic
6 10 (3.83%) Tableau
7 9 (3.45%) Calypso
7 9 (3.45%) Google
8 8 (3.07%) Alteryx
8 8 (3.07%) Cisco
8 8 (3.07%) Cloudera
9 7 (2.68%) Adobe
9 7 (2.68%) Citrix
9 7 (2.68%) Informatica
10 6 (2.30%) BT
10 6 (2.30%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.92%) Huawei
12 4 (1.53%) Juniper
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £325 - £385 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Staffworx Ltd
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London no travel
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