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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Consultant
Rank 430 429 443
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 163 134 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.28% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.30% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 72 42
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£500 £463 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £326 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £599 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £438 £475
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £21.33 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £19.17 -
% change year-on-year
+199.94% -
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
48343 44497 46623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.69% 92.87% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30757 27460 26825
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1984 1944 2328
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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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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 +14 104 £500 +5.26% 53
South East -25 14 £463 +2.77% 24
North West 0 13 £400 -13.51% 10
South West -33 9 £463 +8.82% 8
East Midlands - 6 £550 - 3
Yorkshire -3 3 £525 +75.00% 4
East of England -14 3 - - 3
Midlands -3 1 £525 - 2
West Midlands -19 1 - - 5
Senior Consultant
UK

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 81 (25.23%) Finance
2 61 (19.00%) SAP
3 41 (12.77%) Microsoft
4 35 (10.90%) Oracle
5 34 (10.59%) Python
5 34 (10.59%) Degree
6 30 (9.35%) Cisco
6 30 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
7 29 (9.03%) Migration
8 28 (8.72%) Java
9 27 (8.41%) Configuration Management
9 27 (8.41%) Banking
10 26 (8.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (8.10%) VMware
11 25 (7.79%) Puppet
11 25 (7.79%) Opscode Chef
12 24 (7.48%) SQL
12 24 (7.48%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (7.48%) Retail
13 23 (7.17%) Ruby
13 23 (7.17%) Windows
13 23 (7.17%) Ansible
13 23 (7.17%) VMware Infrastructure
14 22 (6.85%) Analytics
15 21 (6.54%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (6.54%) MS Excel
15 21 (6.54%) DevOps
16 20 (6.23%) .NET
17 19 (5.92%) C#
17 19 (5.92%) ERP

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 18 (5.61%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.98%) Node.js
2 16 (4.98%) OpenStack
3 12 (3.74%) WebLogic
4 11 (3.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 11 (3.43%) Oracle Service Bus
5 9 (2.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (2.80%) WebLogic Portal
6 8 (2.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (2.49%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (2.18%) SharePoint Server
7 7 (2.18%) WebSphere
7 7 (2.18%) MS Exchange
8 6 (1.87%) IIS
8 6 (1.87%) Lync
9 5 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.25%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.93%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (6.54%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.49%) MS Office
3 5 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.93%) SPSS
5 2 (0.62%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.62%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.62%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (4.98%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (4.67%) SAP FI
3 10 (3.12%) SAP FI/CO
3 10 (3.12%) SAP CO
3 10 (3.12%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (2.80%) Documaker
4 9 (2.80%) Oracle FAH
5 8 (2.49%) Summit
6 7 (2.18%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (1.87%) SAP SRM
8 5 (1.56%) SAP MM
9 4 (1.25%) SAP APO
9 4 (1.25%) SAP PM
9 4 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.93%) Oracle Retail
10 3 (0.93%) SAP SD
11 2 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.61%) Amazon EC2
2 17 (5.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.62%) Office 365
4 2 (0.62%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.31%) Force.com
5 1 (0.31%) GitHub
5 1 (0.31%) SaaS
5 1 (0.31%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.67%) HTTP
2 14 (4.36%) Wireless
3 12 (3.74%) Firewall
4 11 (3.43%) SSL
5 9 (2.80%) HTTPS
6 8 (2.49%) MPLS
7 7 (2.18%) Intranet
7 7 (2.18%) BGP
8 6 (1.87%) Radio Access Network
8 6 (1.87%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.87%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (1.87%) VoLTE
9 5 (1.56%) Multicast
9 5 (1.56%) OSPF
10 4 (1.25%) Internet
10 4 (1.25%) Extranet
10 4 (1.25%) DNS
10 4 (1.25%) DHCP
10 4 (1.25%) FTP
10 4 (1.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.30%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.36%) Oracle Database
3 13 (4.05%) Oracle BI EE
4 12 (3.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (3.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 11 (3.43%) Oracle ODI
6 10 (3.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (3.12%) SAP BW
7 9 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (2.80%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (2.18%) QlikView
10 5 (1.56%) SAP Data Services
10 5 (1.56%) BODI
10 5 (1.56%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.25%) SAP BI
11 4 (1.25%) Oracle Discoverer
11 4 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.25%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 19 (5.92%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.43%) JIRA
3 7 (2.18%) Selenium
4 5 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.56%) Axure RP
5 4 (1.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.93%) Ant
6 3 (0.93%) NUnit
6 3 (0.93%) Subversion
6 3 (0.93%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.62%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.62%) Maven
7 2 (0.62%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.62%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.62%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.31%) JUnit
8 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.31%) WinRunner
8 1 (0.31%) TestDirector
General
1 81 (25.23%) Finance
2 27 (8.41%) Banking
3 24 (7.48%) Retail
4 16 (4.98%) Telecoms
5 15 (4.67%) Manufacturing
6 13 (4.05%) Billing
7 10 (3.12%) Marketing
7 10 (3.12%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (2.80%) Financial Institution
9 7 (2.18%) Advertising
10 6 (1.87%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.87%) French Language
11 5 (1.56%) Dutch Language
11 5 (1.56%) Back Office
12 4 (1.25%) Games
13 3 (0.93%) Automotive
13 3 (0.93%) Electronics
13 3 (0.93%) Local Government
14 2 (0.62%) German Language
15 1 (0.31%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.23%) .NET
2 14 (4.36%) Middleware
3 11 (3.43%) Web Services
4 10 (3.12%) JDBC
5 9 (2.80%) HTML
5 9 (2.80%) XML
5 9 (2.80%) JMS
5 9 (2.80%) Oracle Fusion
5 9 (2.80%) WebCenter
6 8 (2.49%) ASP.NET
6 8 (2.49%) WCF
7 7 (2.18%) REST
8 6 (1.87%) SOAP
9 5 (1.56%) XSLT
9 5 (1.56%) CSS
9 5 (1.56%) Silverlight
10 4 (1.25%) jQuery
10 4 (1.25%) WF
10 4 (1.25%) J2EE
11 3 (0.93%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.30%) Computer Science
3 15 (4.67%) User Experience
4 9 (2.80%) Hedge funds
5 6 (1.87%) Data Integration
6 5 (1.56%) Open Source
6 5 (1.56%) PKI
6 5 (1.56%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.25%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.25%) FMCG
8 3 (0.93%) Replication
8 3 (0.93%) AS400
9 2 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.62%) Derivative
9 2 (0.62%) Blog
9 2 (0.62%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.62%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.62%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (7.17%) Windows
2 15 (4.67%) Linux
3 10 (3.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.56%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.56%) UNIX
6 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.25%) AIX
7 2 (0.62%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.31%) Solaris
8 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.31%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (9.03%) Migration
2 27 (8.41%) Configuration Management
3 26 (8.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (7.48%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (6.85%) Analytics
6 21 (6.54%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (6.54%) DevOps
7 19 (5.92%) ERP
8 18 (5.61%) Project Management
9 17 (5.30%) Workflow
10 16 (4.98%) CRM
11 15 (4.67%) ETL
12 14 (4.36%) ITIL
12 14 (4.36%) Information Security
13 13 (4.05%) Network Planning
14 12 (3.74%) Service Management
15 10 (3.12%) SOA
16 9 (2.80%) Risk Management
16 9 (2.80%) Content Management
16 9 (2.80%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 34 (10.59%) Python
2 28 (8.72%) Java
3 24 (7.48%) SQL
4 23 (7.17%) Ruby
5 19 (5.92%) C#
6 11 (3.43%) JavaScript
7 9 (2.80%) T-SQL
7 9 (2.80%) Bash Shell
7 9 (2.80%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 9 (2.80%) Jython
8 8 (2.49%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.56%) C++
10 4 (1.25%) Perl
10 4 (1.25%) ABAP
11 3 (0.93%) Progress 4GL
11 3 (0.93%) VBScript
12 2 (0.62%) C
13 1 (0.31%) XPath
13 1 (0.31%) X++
13 1 (0.31%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 34 (10.59%) Degree
2 18 (5.61%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.05%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.43%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (3.12%) CCIE
6 8 (2.49%) CISSP
6 8 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (2.18%) MCSA
8 6 (1.87%) SAP Certification
8 6 (1.87%) CISM
9 4 (1.25%) MCSE
9 4 (1.25%) MCITP
10 3 (0.93%) MCTS
10 3 (0.93%) MCT
10 3 (0.93%) CCNP
11 2 (0.62%) ISEB
11 2 (0.62%) CIPD
11 2 (0.62%) CEH
12 1 (0.31%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.80%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.18%) COBIT
3 6 (1.87%) QA
4 5 (1.56%) SLA
5 4 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.93%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.31%) GAAP
System Software
1 23 (7.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (4.36%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.87%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (1.56%) XenApp
5 4 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.62%) XenServer
6 2 (0.62%) vSphere
7 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.31%) vCloud
7 1 (0.31%) HDFS
7 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.31%) SRDF
7 1 (0.31%) NFS
Systems Management
1 25 (7.79%) Puppet
1 25 (7.79%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (7.17%) Ansible
3 16 (4.98%) Salt
3 16 (4.98%) Vagrant
3 16 (4.98%) Nagios
4 9 (2.80%) Oracle Identity Management
5 8 (2.49%) SCCM
6 6 (1.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.93%) WMI
8 2 (0.62%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.62%) ZENworks
8 2 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.62%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.31%) HP UCMDB
9 1 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.31%) SCOM
9 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 61 (19.00%) SAP
2 41 (12.77%) Microsoft
3 35 (10.90%) Oracle
4 30 (9.35%) Cisco
5 26 (8.10%) VMware
6 16 (4.98%) New Relic
7 13 (4.05%) Siebel
8 11 (3.43%) F5
9 10 (3.12%) Remedy
10 9 (2.80%) Juniper
11 8 (2.49%) Citrix
11 8 (2.49%) Business Objects
12 7 (2.18%) SaltStack
13 6 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (1.56%) EMC
14 5 (1.56%) IBM
14 5 (1.56%) Riverbed
15 4 (1.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
15 4 (1.25%) Aruba
15 4 (1.25%) Brocade
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