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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Consultant
Rank 429 395 435
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +40
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 155 192 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.39% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.42% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 92 44
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£500 £475 £495
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £376 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £643
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £419 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -6.94%
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
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
46651 45814 39905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.37% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 28796 28459 23430
Average daily rate £400 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.94% -0.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £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 1839 1844 2046
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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 £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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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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 -18 90 £525 +7.69% 68
South East -31 24 £500 +11.11% 22
North West -26 9 - - 9
South West -7 8 £400 - 2
West Midlands -14 7 £560 +15.46% 1
East of England +12 6 £375 -13.04% 4
Yorkshire -22 6 £463 - 5
East Midlands -4 5 £400 +6.66%
Senior Consultant
UK

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (18.54%) SAP
2 54 (17.88%) Microsoft
3 53 (17.55%) Finance
4 37 (12.25%) Degree
5 34 (11.26%) SQL
6 33 (10.93%) HTML
6 33 (10.93%) Java
6 33 (10.93%) VMware
7 32 (10.60%) VMware Infrastructure
8 30 (9.93%) Project Management
8 30 (9.93%) Windows
8 30 (9.93%) Business Intelligence
9 29 (9.60%) Migration
10 28 (9.27%) ITIL
10 28 (9.27%) JavaScript
10 28 (9.27%) XML
11 27 (8.94%) Marketing
11 27 (8.94%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (8.61%) Ajax
12 26 (8.61%) CSS
13 23 (7.62%) Microsoft Azure
14 22 (7.28%) DevOps
14 22 (7.28%) Configuration Management
14 22 (7.28%) Service Management
15 21 (6.95%) SOAP
15 21 (6.95%) Web Services
15 21 (6.95%) Python
15 21 (6.95%) Cisco
15 21 (6.95%) Retail
15 21 (6.95%) ServiceNow

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 20 (6.62%) SharePoint
1 20 (6.62%) Node.js
1 20 (6.62%) OpenStack
2 13 (4.30%) Lync
3 6 (1.99%) SAS
3 6 (1.99%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (1.66%) CMS
4 5 (1.66%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.66%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.99%) Confluence
5 3 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (0.99%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (0.99%) IIS
6 2 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.66%) Exstream Dialogue
6 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 14 (4.64%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.32%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.99%) MS Project
4 5 (1.66%) MS Office
5 4 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.99%) SPSS
7 2 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.66%) InDesign
7 2 (0.66%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.33%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 12 (3.97%) SAP FI
2 11 (3.64%) SAP FI/CO
2 11 (3.64%) SAP CO
2 11 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.66%) SAP MM
4 4 (1.32%) SAP APO
5 3 (0.99%) SAP R/3
5 3 (0.99%) SAP SD
5 3 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.99%) SAP SRM
6 2 (0.66%) SAP FS
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.66%) SAP LE
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.66%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.66%) SAP PM
6 2 (0.66%) Exstream
6 2 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.33%) SAP QM
7 1 (0.33%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (6.95%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (6.62%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (3.97%) Office 365
5 7 (2.32%) Yammer
5 7 (2.32%) SaaS
6 3 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.66%) Force.com
8 1 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.62%) VPN
2 18 (5.96%) LDAP
2 18 (5.96%) SSL
3 12 (3.97%) Firewall
4 9 (2.98%) SAN
5 5 (1.66%) MPLS
5 5 (1.66%) Wireless
5 5 (1.66%) Network Security
6 4 (1.32%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (1.32%) Cisco ISE
6 4 (1.32%) LAN
6 4 (1.32%) PBX
7 3 (0.99%) WAN
7 3 (0.99%) OSPF
7 3 (0.99%) BGP
7 3 (0.99%) DNS
7 3 (0.99%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (0.99%) VLAN
7 3 (0.99%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.64%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (4.30%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.98%) SAP BW
3 9 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (2.65%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (2.32%) SAP BI
5 7 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.66%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (0.66%) Big Data
8 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.66%) DB2
8 2 (0.66%) OLAP
8 2 (0.66%) DTS
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 21 (6.95%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.66%) Axure RP
3 4 (1.32%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.99%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (0.66%) JUnit
5 2 (0.66%) JIRA
5 2 (0.66%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.33%) Selenium
6 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.33%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.33%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.33%) ProC
6 1 (0.33%) LSMW
6 1 (0.33%) MorphX
6 1 (0.33%) VisualVM
6 1 (0.33%) GitLab
6 1 (0.33%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.33%) FishEye
6 1 (0.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 53 (17.55%) Finance
2 27 (8.94%) Marketing
3 21 (6.95%) Retail
4 19 (6.29%) Banking
5 15 (4.97%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.32%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.66%) Front Office
8 2 (0.66%) Electronics
8 2 (0.66%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.66%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.33%) Billing
9 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.33%) Advertising
9 1 (0.33%) Publishing
9 1 (0.33%) Law
9 1 (0.33%) Legal
9 1 (0.33%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (10.93%) HTML
2 28 (9.27%) XML
3 26 (8.61%) CSS
3 26 (8.61%) Ajax
4 21 (6.95%) SOAP
4 21 (6.95%) Web Services
5 18 (5.96%) .NET
6 17 (5.63%) COM
7 7 (2.32%) ASP.NET
8 6 (1.99%) XSL
8 6 (1.99%) J2EE
9 5 (1.66%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.66%) WCF
9 5 (1.66%) jQuery
10 4 (1.32%) MDX
11 3 (0.99%) Visualforce
11 3 (0.99%) Entity Framework
11 3 (0.99%) REST
11 3 (0.99%) JSP
12 2 (0.66%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.29%) CMDB
3 16 (5.30%) User Experience
4 5 (1.66%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.99%) Blog
6 3 (0.99%) Fixed Income
6 3 (0.99%) FlexPod
6 3 (0.99%) RIA
6 3 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (0.99%) Data Integration
6 3 (0.99%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.66%) Economics
7 2 (0.66%) Psychology
7 2 (0.66%) Human Factors
7 2 (0.66%) DTV
7 2 (0.66%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.33%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 30 (9.93%) Windows
2 10 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (2.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (2.65%) Linux
5 6 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.32%) UNIX
7 3 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.66%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.66%) AIX
8 2 (0.66%) HPUX
8 2 (0.66%) Solaris
9 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.33%) MVS
9 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (9.93%) Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.93%) Project Management
2 29 (9.60%) Migration
3 28 (9.27%) ITIL
4 27 (8.94%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (7.28%) Service Management
5 22 (7.28%) Configuration Management
5 22 (7.28%) DevOps
6 21 (6.95%) Continuous Delivery
7 20 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (5.96%) ITSM
8 18 (5.96%) CRM
8 18 (5.96%) Technical Architecture
8 18 (5.96%) Analytics
8 18 (5.96%) ITIL V2
8 18 (5.96%) Customer Engagement
8 18 (5.96%) IT Asset Management
9 14 (4.64%) ETL
10 11 (3.64%) Business Development
10 11 (3.64%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (11.26%) SQL
2 33 (10.93%) Java
3 28 (9.27%) JavaScript
4 21 (6.95%) Python
5 20 (6.62%) Ruby
6 10 (3.31%) C#
7 7 (2.32%) C
8 6 (1.99%) ABAP
9 4 (1.32%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.99%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.99%) XPath
10 3 (0.99%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.66%) Groovy
11 2 (0.66%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.66%) VBA
11 2 (0.66%) C++
12 1 (0.33%) COBOL
12 1 (0.33%) VBScript
12 1 (0.33%) R
12 1 (0.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 37 (12.25%) Degree
2 13 (4.30%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.64%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.32%) MCSE
5 7 (2.32%) CCNP
6 6 (1.99%) CISSP
7 3 (0.99%) CCA
7 3 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (0.99%) SAP Certification
8 2 (0.66%) ISEB
8 2 (0.66%) NCIE
9 1 (0.33%) VCP5
9 1 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.33%) HP ASE
9 1 (0.33%) VCP4
9 1 (0.33%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.32%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.66%) GxP
3 2 (0.66%) QA
3 2 (0.66%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.33%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 32 (10.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (5.30%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.32%) vCloud
4 3 (0.99%) vSphere
4 3 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.66%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.66%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.66%) NFS
6 1 (0.33%) XenApp
6 1 (0.33%) Samba
6 1 (0.33%) Xen
6 1 (0.33%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 21 (6.95%) Puppet
1 21 (6.95%) Opscode Chef
1 21 (6.95%) Ansible
2 20 (6.62%) Salt
2 20 (6.62%) Vagrant
2 20 (6.62%) Nagios
3 18 (5.96%) HP UCMDB
4 4 (1.32%) SCOM
5 3 (0.99%) SCCM
6 2 (0.66%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.66%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.66%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.33%) SCSM
7 1 (0.33%) vMotion
7 1 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.33%) WMI
7 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.33%) Legato
Vendors
1 56 (18.54%) SAP
2 54 (17.88%) Microsoft
3 33 (10.93%) VMware
4 21 (6.95%) Cisco
4 21 (6.95%) ServiceNow
5 20 (6.62%) New Relic
6 17 (5.63%) Oracle
7 11 (3.64%) HP
8 9 (2.98%) EMC
9 8 (2.65%) Adobe
10 6 (1.99%) NetApp
11 5 (1.66%) Citrix
11 5 (1.66%) Avaya
11 5 (1.66%) Juniper
11 5 (1.66%) IBM
11 5 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.66%) F5
12 4 (1.32%) Tableau
12 4 (1.32%) CheckPoint
13 3 (0.99%) Red Hat
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Rate: £750 - £850 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
The Creative Emporium
Rate: £450 - £485 per day
Posted: 19 days ago