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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Consultant
Rank 418 403 462
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +59
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 164 159 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.33% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.36% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 96 42
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£450 £461 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £357 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £648
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £525
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 £19.07 -
% change year-on-year
+240.84% -
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
47639 44687 49823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.80% 92.79% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29624 27384 28500
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1896 1919 2491
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 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -3 95 £450 -5.26% 49
North West +11 13 £413 -17.50% 14
South East -16 12 £400 -5.88% 13
East of England -19 10 £494 +51.92% 5
South West -21 8 £450 +12.50% 5
Yorkshire +3 3 £525 -4.54% 5
East Midlands - 3 £500 - 1
Midlands -1 1 - - 1
West Midlands -13 1 - - 3
Senior Consultant
UK

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 85 (25.76%) Finance
2 77 (23.33%) SAP
3 40 (12.12%) Degree
4 37 (11.21%) Oracle
4 37 (11.21%) Microsoft
5 36 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (10.00%) Windows
6 33 (10.00%) Banking
7 31 (9.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 29 (8.79%) Migration
8 29 (8.79%) SharePoint
9 27 (8.18%) SQL
10 26 (7.88%) SQL Server
10 26 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
11 25 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (7.27%) Cisco
12 24 (7.27%) Java
13 22 (6.67%) Python
13 22 (6.67%) VMware
14 21 (6.36%) Analytics
15 20 (6.06%) SAP FI
15 20 (6.06%) ERP
15 20 (6.06%) C#
15 20 (6.06%) .NET
15 20 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
16 19 (5.76%) MS Excel
16 19 (5.76%) ITIL
16 19 (5.76%) Project Management
16 19 (5.76%) Telecoms
17 18 (5.45%) Retail

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 29 (8.79%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.24%) SharePoint 2010
3 13 (3.94%) SharePoint 2013
3 13 (3.94%) WebLogic
3 13 (3.94%) SharePoint Server
4 11 (3.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 11 (3.33%) Oracle Service Bus
5 10 (3.03%) Node.js
5 10 (3.03%) OpenStack
6 9 (2.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (2.73%) WebLogic Portal
7 8 (2.42%) IIS
8 7 (2.12%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (2.12%) WebSphere
8 7 (2.12%) Lync
9 4 (1.21%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.21%) SAS
10 3 (0.91%) OpenEdge
10 3 (0.91%) Apache
10 3 (0.91%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (5.76%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.42%) MS Office
3 6 (1.82%) SPSS
4 4 (1.21%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.61%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.61%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.30%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 20 (6.06%) SAP FI
2 18 (5.45%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (3.64%) SAP FI/CO
3 12 (3.64%) SAP CO
4 10 (3.03%) Oracle BPM
5 9 (2.73%) Documaker
5 9 (2.73%) Oracle FAH
6 8 (2.42%) Summit
7 6 (1.82%) SAP SRM
7 6 (1.82%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (1.52%) SAP MM
9 4 (1.21%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (1.21%) Oracle 11i
9 4 (1.21%) SAP SD
9 4 (1.21%) SAP APO
9 4 (1.21%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (1.21%) SAP CRM
9 4 (1.21%) SAP PM
9 4 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.73%) Office 365
4 3 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.61%) SaaS
5 2 (0.61%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.30%) Force.com
6 1 (0.30%) GitHub
6 1 (0.30%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.24%) HTTP
2 13 (3.94%) Wireless
3 12 (3.64%) SSL
4 11 (3.33%) Firewall
5 9 (2.73%) HTTPS
6 7 (2.12%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.12%) Intranet
6 7 (2.12%) Extranet
7 6 (1.82%) MPLS
7 6 (1.82%) Radio Access Network
7 6 (1.82%) VoLTE
8 5 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (1.52%) BGP
8 5 (1.52%) DNS
8 5 (1.52%) WAN
8 5 (1.52%) DHCP
9 4 (1.21%) FTP
9 4 (1.21%) LAN
9 4 (1.21%) Internet
10 3 (0.91%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.88%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (4.24%) Oracle Database
4 12 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (3.64%) Oracle BI EE
4 12 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (3.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 11 (3.33%) Oracle ODI
5 11 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (2.73%) SAP BW
6 9 (2.73%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (2.73%) QlikView
7 7 (2.12%) SAP Data Services
7 7 (2.12%) Oracle Discoverer
8 5 (1.52%) Clementine
8 5 (1.52%) BODI
9 4 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.21%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.21%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 13 (3.94%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.33%) JIRA
3 7 (2.12%) Selenium
4 6 (1.82%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.52%) Axure RP
5 5 (1.52%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.21%) WebDriver
6 4 (1.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.91%) Subversion
8 2 (0.61%) Ant
8 2 (0.61%) FitNesse
8 2 (0.61%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.61%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.61%) NUnit
8 2 (0.61%) LSMW
9 1 (0.30%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.30%) WinRunner
9 1 (0.30%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
General
1 85 (25.76%) Finance
2 33 (10.00%) Banking
3 19 (5.76%) Telecoms
4 18 (5.45%) Retail
5 15 (4.55%) Manufacturing
6 12 (3.64%) Billing
6 12 (3.64%) Marketing
7 10 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (2.73%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.82%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.82%) Advertising
9 6 (1.82%) French Language
10 5 (1.52%) Dutch Language
11 4 (1.21%) Back Office
11 4 (1.21%) Automotive
12 3 (0.91%) Electronics
12 3 (0.91%) Games
12 3 (0.91%) Local Government
12 3 (0.91%) German Language
13 2 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.06%) .NET
2 15 (4.55%) Middleware
3 13 (3.94%) XML
4 12 (3.64%) WCF
5 11 (3.33%) HTML
5 11 (3.33%) JDBC
6 10 (3.03%) jQuery
7 9 (2.73%) Oracle Fusion
7 9 (2.73%) WebCenter
7 9 (2.73%) REST
7 9 (2.73%) JMS
8 8 (2.42%) CSS
9 7 (2.12%) Web Services
10 6 (1.82%) XSLT
10 6 (1.82%) SOAP
10 6 (1.82%) ASP.NET
11 5 (1.52%) .NET Framework
11 5 (1.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (1.52%) Silverlight
12 4 (1.21%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.45%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.64%) User Experience
4 9 (2.73%) Hedge funds
5 6 (1.82%) Data Integration
5 6 (1.82%) PKI
6 5 (1.52%) Blog
6 5 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.52%) FMCG
7 4 (1.21%) SWIFT
7 4 (1.21%) Open Source
7 4 (1.21%) AS400
8 3 (0.91%) Replication
8 3 (0.91%) Fixed Income
8 3 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.61%) Derivative
9 2 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.61%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.30%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.30%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 33 (10.00%) Windows
2 15 (4.55%) Linux
3 10 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (2.73%) Windows 7
4 9 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (2.42%) UNIX
6 5 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.21%) AIX
8 3 (0.91%) VMS
9 2 (0.61%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.30%) Solaris
10 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (9.39%) Stakeholder Management
2 29 (8.79%) Migration
3 26 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (6.36%) Analytics
6 20 (6.06%) ERP
7 19 (5.76%) ITIL
7 19 (5.76%) Project Management
8 18 (5.45%) Configuration Management
9 17 (5.15%) Workflow
10 16 (4.85%) CRM
10 16 (4.85%) ETL
11 14 (4.24%) DevOps
12 12 (3.64%) Service Management
12 12 (3.64%) Change Management
13 11 (3.33%) Information Security
13 11 (3.33%) Network Planning
13 11 (3.33%) Data Analysis
14 10 (3.03%) Content Management
14 10 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (8.18%) SQL
2 24 (7.27%) Java
3 22 (6.67%) Python
4 20 (6.06%) C#
5 13 (3.94%) JavaScript
5 13 (3.94%) Ruby
6 11 (3.33%) PowerShell
7 9 (2.73%) Bash Shell
7 9 (2.73%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 9 (2.73%) T-SQL
7 9 (2.73%) Jython
8 6 (1.82%) C++
9 5 (1.52%) ABAP
10 4 (1.21%) VBScript
10 4 (1.21%) Perl
11 3 (0.91%) C
11 3 (0.91%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.91%) Progress 4GL
12 1 (0.30%) XQuery
12 1 (0.30%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 40 (12.12%) Degree
2 16 (4.85%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.64%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.73%) CCIE
5 9 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.12%) MCITP
6 7 (2.12%) MCSA
7 6 (1.82%) SAP Certification
7 6 (1.82%) MCTS
8 5 (1.52%) CISSP
9 4 (1.21%) MCSE
9 4 (1.21%) CISM
10 3 (0.91%) MCT
10 3 (0.91%) CCNP
11 2 (0.61%) ISEB
11 2 (0.61%) CCA
11 2 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.61%) CEH
11 2 (0.61%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.94%) SLA
2 9 (2.73%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.12%) COBIT
4 6 (1.82%) QA
5 4 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.91%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.30%) GAAP
7 1 (0.30%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 20 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (5.15%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (1.52%) XenApp
5 4 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.91%) vSphere
7 2 (0.61%) vCloud
7 2 (0.61%) XenServer
8 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.30%) NFS
8 1 (0.30%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (4.85%) Puppet
2 15 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (3.94%) Ansible
4 10 (3.03%) Salt
4 10 (3.03%) Vagrant
4 10 (3.03%) Nagios
5 9 (2.73%) Oracle Identity Management
6 7 (2.12%) SCCM
7 6 (1.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.91%) WMI
9 2 (0.61%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.61%) ZENworks
9 2 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.61%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.30%) Control-M
10 1 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 77 (23.33%) SAP
2 37 (11.21%) Oracle
2 37 (11.21%) Microsoft
3 24 (7.27%) Cisco
4 22 (6.67%) VMware
5 14 (4.24%) Siebel
6 10 (3.03%) Citrix
6 10 (3.03%) Remedy
6 10 (3.03%) New Relic
7 9 (2.73%) F5
8 8 (2.42%) Business Objects
9 7 (2.12%) PeopleSoft
9 7 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (2.12%) Juniper
10 6 (1.82%) IBM
11 5 (1.52%) EMC
12 4 (1.21%) Tableau
12 4 (1.21%) Aruba
12 4 (1.21%) NetApp
12 4 (1.21%) TIBCO
London
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Rate: Up to £600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280.00 - £320.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £20 to £25 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £415 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago