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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Consultant
Rank 465 419 417
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 124 162 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.32% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.35% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 79 98
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£515 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.44% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £347 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £413 £450
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -8.33%
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
49336 46518 44681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.83% 92.45% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32059 28699 27154
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
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 1836 1841 1961
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -21 57 £550 +22.22% 57
South East -6 27 £450 +12.50% 12
North West -28 13 £475 +11.76% 4
Yorkshire -23 8 £438 - 2
West Midlands +3 4 £494 +59.27% 3
South West -9 4 £750 +66.66% 8
Midlands +4 2 £550 -
East of England -5 2 £575 +16.45% 2
East Midlands -8 2 £488 +39.28% 2
North East -25 1 £525 - 1
Senior Consultant
UK

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 48 (17.39%) Finance
2 47 (17.03%) SAP
3 36 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 32 (11.59%) Java
5 31 (11.23%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (10.51%) Cisco
6 29 (10.51%) Windows
7 28 (10.14%) SQL
8 27 (9.78%) Migration
9 26 (9.42%) VMware
9 26 (9.42%) Degree
9 26 (9.42%) VMware Infrastructure
10 25 (9.06%) Linux
11 23 (8.33%) Firewall
11 23 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (7.97%) DevOps
13 21 (7.61%) Project Management
14 20 (7.25%) Configuration Management
14 20 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
14 20 (7.25%) Marketing
14 20 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
14 20 (7.25%) Puppet
15 19 (6.88%) Jenkins
15 19 (6.88%) Opscode Chef
16 18 (6.52%) Amazon EC2
16 18 (6.52%) HTML
16 18 (6.52%) .NET
17 17 (6.16%) JavaScript
17 17 (6.16%) XML
17 17 (6.16%) Analytics

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (4.71%) OpenStack
2 11 (3.99%) Node.js
3 8 (2.90%) Lync
3 8 (2.90%) Tomcat
3 8 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.54%) IIS
4 7 (2.54%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.54%) Jetty
4 7 (2.54%) nginx
5 4 (1.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.09%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.09%) SAS
7 2 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.72%) CMS
7 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.72%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (0.72%) Apache
8 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.36%) Liferay
Applications
1 6 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.09%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.72%) MS Office
4 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.36%) SPSS
4 1 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.36%) InDesign
4 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.36%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (3.26%) SAP FI
2 8 (2.90%) SAP FI/CO
2 8 (2.90%) SAP CO
3 6 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.45%) SAP APO
5 3 (1.09%) SAP SD
5 3 (1.09%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.72%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.72%) SAP EWM
6 2 (0.72%) SAP SRM
6 2 (0.72%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.72%) SAP QM
6 2 (0.72%) Front Arena
6 2 (0.72%) SAP Retail
6 2 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.36%) HFM
7 1 (0.36%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (6.52%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.90%) Google App Engine
4 8 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.17%) Office 365
6 4 (1.45%) Yammer
7 2 (0.72%) Veeva
7 2 (0.72%) SaaS
8 1 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.36%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.33%) Firewall
2 16 (5.80%) Wireless
2 16 (5.80%) LAN
2 16 (5.80%) WAN
3 13 (4.71%) LDAP
3 13 (4.71%) VPN
3 13 (4.71%) DNS
3 13 (4.71%) HTTP
4 12 (4.35%) TCP/IP
5 11 (3.99%) DHCP
6 10 (3.62%) Cisco ISE
7 9 (3.26%) FTP
8 8 (2.90%) SSL
8 8 (2.90%) IPsec
9 6 (2.17%) SAN
9 6 (2.17%) MPLS
10 4 (1.45%) BGP
10 4 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (3.26%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.90%) SAP BW
3 8 (2.90%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (2.54%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.45%) SAP BI
6 4 (1.45%) Oracle OWB
6 4 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.09%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.09%) Xcelsius
7 3 (1.09%) OLAP
7 3 (1.09%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.72%) QlikView
8 2 (0.72%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (0.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (6.88%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.45%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.72%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (0.72%) ProC
3 2 (0.72%) Selenium
4 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.36%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.36%) MSI
4 1 (0.36%) Maven
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.36%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 48 (17.39%) Finance
2 20 (7.25%) Marketing
3 16 (5.80%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.71%) Banking
5 12 (4.35%) Retail
6 8 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (2.54%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.45%) Law
9 3 (1.09%) German Language
10 2 (0.72%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.72%) Legal
10 2 (0.72%) Publishing
10 2 (0.72%) Front Office
10 2 (0.72%) Electronics
11 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.36%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.52%) HTML
1 18 (6.52%) .NET
2 17 (6.16%) XML
3 13 (4.71%) CSS
4 11 (3.99%) Web Services
4 11 (3.99%) Ajax
5 8 (2.90%) COM
5 8 (2.90%) J2EE
5 8 (2.90%) Servlets
5 8 (2.90%) SOAP
6 6 (2.17%) Middleware
7 4 (1.45%) CGI
7 4 (1.45%) MDX
7 4 (1.45%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.09%) ADSI
8 3 (1.09%) XSL
8 3 (1.09%) SAP Basis
8 3 (1.09%) WPF
8 3 (1.09%) HTML5
8 3 (1.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.80%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.26%) CMDB
4 8 (2.90%) User Experience
5 4 (1.45%) Visualisation
5 4 (1.45%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.45%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.45%) Clustering
6 3 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.72%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (0.72%) iPad
7 2 (0.72%) Replication
7 2 (0.72%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.72%) DTV
7 2 (0.72%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.72%) PKI
7 2 (0.72%) Derivative
7 2 (0.72%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (0.72%) Blog
8 1 (0.36%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.51%) Windows
2 25 (9.06%) Linux
3 13 (4.71%) UNIX
4 6 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.09%) Solaris
5 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.72%) Android
6 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.36%) MVS
7 1 (0.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (11.23%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (9.78%) Migration
3 23 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (7.97%) DevOps
5 21 (7.61%) Project Management
6 20 (7.25%) Configuration Management
7 17 (6.16%) Analytics
7 17 (6.16%) Continuous Delivery
8 16 (5.80%) ETL
8 16 (5.80%) CRM
9 15 (5.43%) Service Management
9 15 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (5.07%) ITIL
11 13 (4.71%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (4.35%) Business Development
13 11 (3.99%) Technical Architecture
13 11 (3.99%) Network Planning
14 9 (3.26%) Network Design
14 9 (3.26%) ITSM
14 9 (3.26%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 32 (11.59%) Java
2 28 (10.14%) SQL
3 17 (6.16%) JavaScript
4 12 (4.35%) Python
5 11 (3.99%) Ruby
6 7 (2.54%) C#
7 6 (2.17%) C
8 5 (1.81%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.09%) VBScript
9 3 (1.09%) VBA
10 2 (0.72%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.72%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.72%) ABAP
10 2 (0.72%) C++
11 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.36%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.36%) R
11 1 (0.36%) XPath
11 1 (0.36%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 26 (9.42%) Degree
2 20 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (5.80%) CCNP
4 14 (5.07%) CISSP
5 10 (3.62%) CCIE
6 6 (2.17%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.17%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.81%) MCSE
7 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.81%) SAP Certification
8 2 (0.72%) CISM
9 1 (0.36%) CIMA
9 1 (0.36%) CCSA
9 1 (0.36%) CEH
9 1 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.36%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.36%) ACCA
9 1 (0.36%) MCSA
9 1 (0.36%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.17%) QA
2 3 (1.09%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.72%) GxP
3 2 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.36%) COBIT
4 1 (0.36%) GAAP
System Software
1 26 (9.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (5.80%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.90%) vSphere
4 6 (2.17%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.72%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.36%) vCloud
6 1 (0.36%) XenApp
6 1 (0.36%) Samba
6 1 (0.36%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (7.25%) Puppet
2 19 (6.88%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (4.71%) Ansible
4 11 (3.99%) Salt
4 11 (3.99%) Vagrant
4 11 (3.99%) Nagios
5 8 (2.90%) HP UCMDB
6 6 (2.17%) SCOM
7 4 (1.45%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (1.09%) FortiGate
8 3 (1.09%) SCCM
9 2 (0.72%) Cisco UCCE
9 2 (0.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.36%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.36%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.36%) CA Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.36%) Cisco IPCC
10 1 (0.36%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 47 (17.03%) SAP
2 36 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 29 (10.51%) Cisco
4 26 (9.42%) VMware
5 16 (5.80%) Oracle
6 12 (4.35%) New Relic
7 10 (3.62%) ServiceNow
8 8 (2.90%) Google
8 8 (2.90%) Adobe
8 8 (2.90%) Citrix
9 6 (2.17%) IBM
9 6 (2.17%) HP
9 6 (2.17%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.45%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.45%) Juniper
11 4 (1.45%) Riverbed
12 3 (1.09%) F5
12 3 (1.09%) Avaya
12 3 (1.09%) Informatica
London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Acumin
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £550 - £590 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day c£400-£550 p/day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £500 - £1000 per day + Depends on level
Posted: 16 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago