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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Consultant
Rank 444 416 423
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 145 143 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.30% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.33% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 73 57
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£533 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £338 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £537 £425 £460
% change year-on-year
+26.23% -7.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £47.69 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £19.17 -
% change year-on-year
+160.82% -
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
46272 43750 42038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.73% 92.64% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29935 26900 24214
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1900 1926 2472
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +26 87 £550 +10.00% 52
North West +4 17 £650 +33.33% 7
South East -42 14 £463 +8.82% 20
East of England -15 6 £385 -3.75% 3
East Midlands - 6 £550 - 1
South West -23 5 £512 +13.66% 3
Midlands +6 3 £750 -
West Midlands -19 3 £260 -29.72% 4
Yorkshire -13 1 - - 4
North East - - - -
Senior Consultant
UK

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 72 (23.08%) Finance
2 48 (15.38%) SAP
2 48 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 35 (11.22%) Degree
3 35 (11.22%) Oracle
4 34 (10.90%) Python
5 30 (9.62%) Java
6 29 (9.29%) VMware
6 29 (9.29%) Retail
6 29 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (8.97%) Windows
7 28 (8.97%) Cisco
8 27 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (8.33%) Banking
9 26 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 25 (8.01%) Puppet
10 25 (8.01%) Opscode Chef
10 25 (8.01%) Configuration Management
11 24 (7.69%) Migration
11 24 (7.69%) Security Cleared
12 23 (7.37%) Ansible
12 23 (7.37%) MS Excel
12 23 (7.37%) Ruby
13 22 (7.05%) SQL
13 22 (7.05%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (7.05%) Project Management
13 22 (7.05%) Analytics
14 21 (6.73%) DevOps
15 20 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (6.41%) ITIL

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 16 (5.13%) Node.js
1 16 (5.13%) OpenStack
2 15 (4.81%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 11 (3.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 9 (2.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (2.88%) Oracle Service Bus
5 9 (2.88%) WebLogic Portal
6 8 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
7 7 (2.24%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (2.24%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (1.92%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.92%) MS Exchange
8 6 (1.92%) IIS
9 5 (1.60%) Lync
9 5 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.28%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (0.96%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 23 (7.37%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.21%) MS Office
3 4 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.64%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.64%) MS Project
4 2 (0.64%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.64%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (3.53%) SAP FI
3 9 (2.88%) Oracle FAH
3 9 (2.88%) Documaker
3 9 (2.88%) Oracle BPM
3 9 (2.88%) SAP FI/CO
3 9 (2.88%) SAP CO
4 8 (2.56%) Summit
5 6 (1.92%) SAP SRM
5 6 (1.92%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (1.28%) SAP SD
6 4 (1.28%) SAP MM
6 4 (1.28%) SAP APO
6 4 (1.28%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.64%) Exstream
8 2 (0.64%) SAP PM
8 2 (0.64%) SAP FI-CA
8 2 (0.64%) SAP FS
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.77%) Amazon EC2
2 17 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.28%) SaaS
5 2 (0.64%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.64%) Force.com
5 2 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.32%) Office 365
6 1 (0.32%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.77%) SSL
2 14 (4.49%) HTTP
2 14 (4.49%) Firewall
3 12 (3.85%) Wireless
4 11 (3.53%) MPLS
4 11 (3.53%) HTTPS
5 10 (3.21%) VPN
5 10 (3.21%) BGP
6 8 (2.56%) LDAP
6 8 (2.56%) OSPF
7 7 (2.24%) Intranet
8 6 (1.92%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.92%) VoLTE
8 6 (1.92%) Radio Access Network
9 5 (1.60%) Multicast
9 5 (1.60%) Network Security
9 5 (1.60%) FTP
10 4 (1.28%) SAN
10 4 (1.28%) WLAN
10 4 (1.28%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 14 (4.49%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (4.49%) Oracle BI EE
4 12 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (3.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 11 (3.53%) Oracle ODI
6 10 (3.21%) SAP BW
7 9 (2.88%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.60%) SAP Data Services
9 5 (1.60%) DTS
9 5 (1.60%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.60%) QlikView
10 4 (1.28%) BODI
10 4 (1.28%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 19 (6.09%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.53%) JIRA
3 5 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.60%) Axure RP
4 4 (1.28%) Selenium
4 4 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.96%) JUnit
6 2 (0.64%) Subversion
6 2 (0.64%) LSMW
6 2 (0.64%) Maven
6 2 (0.64%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.64%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.64%) Ant
6 2 (0.64%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.32%) Concordion
7 1 (0.32%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.32%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.32%) MSTest
7 1 (0.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
General
1 72 (23.08%) Finance
2 29 (9.29%) Retail
3 26 (8.33%) Banking
4 15 (4.81%) Marketing
5 14 (4.49%) Manufacturing
6 13 (4.17%) Telecoms
7 11 (3.53%) Billing
8 10 (3.21%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (2.88%) Financial Institution
10 7 (2.24%) Advertising
11 6 (1.92%) French Language
12 4 (1.28%) Investment Banking
12 4 (1.28%) Dutch Language
12 4 (1.28%) Back Office
13 3 (0.96%) Games
13 3 (0.96%) Automotive
14 2 (0.64%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.64%) Electronics
15 1 (0.32%) Law
15 1 (0.32%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.45%) .NET
1 17 (5.45%) Web Services
2 16 (5.13%) XML
3 15 (4.81%) HTML
4 14 (4.49%) SOAP
4 14 (4.49%) Middleware
5 11 (3.53%) Ajax
6 10 (3.21%) CSS
7 9 (2.88%) Oracle Fusion
7 9 (2.88%) WebCenter
7 9 (2.88%) JDBC
7 9 (2.88%) JMS
8 8 (2.56%) COM
9 7 (2.24%) J2EE
9 7 (2.24%) ASP.NET
9 7 (2.24%) WCF
10 5 (1.60%) XSLT
10 5 (1.60%) jQuery
11 4 (1.28%) Spring
11 4 (1.28%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.45%) Computer Science
3 15 (4.81%) User Experience
4 9 (2.88%) Hedge funds
5 8 (2.56%) CMDB
6 5 (1.60%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.28%) PKI
7 4 (1.28%) Open Source
7 4 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.96%) Fixed Income
8 3 (0.96%) Replication
9 2 (0.64%) Economics
9 2 (0.64%) AS400
9 2 (0.64%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.64%) Social Media
9 2 (0.64%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.64%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.32%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.32%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.32%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 28 (8.97%) Windows
2 16 (5.13%) Linux
3 12 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.28%) AIX
6 4 (1.28%) UNIX
6 4 (1.28%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.64%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.32%) HPUX
8 1 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (8.01%) Configuration Management
3 24 (7.69%) Migration
4 22 (7.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (7.05%) Project Management
4 22 (7.05%) Analytics
5 21 (6.73%) DevOps
6 20 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (6.41%) ITIL
7 18 (5.77%) Service Management
8 17 (5.45%) Workflow
9 15 (4.81%) Information Security
9 15 (4.81%) ETL
10 14 (4.49%) CRM
11 12 (3.85%) Network Planning
11 12 (3.85%) ERP
12 11 (3.53%) SOA
12 11 (3.53%) Content Management
13 10 (3.21%) Technical Architecture
14 9 (2.88%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (10.90%) Python
2 30 (9.62%) Java
3 23 (7.37%) Ruby
4 22 (7.05%) SQL
5 19 (6.09%) JavaScript
6 14 (4.49%) C#
7 9 (2.88%) PowerShell
7 9 (2.88%) Bash Shell
7 9 (2.88%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 9 (2.88%) Jython
7 9 (2.88%) T-SQL
8 7 (2.24%) ABAP
9 4 (1.28%) VBScript
9 4 (1.28%) C++
10 3 (0.96%) Perl
10 3 (0.96%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.96%) XPath
11 2 (0.64%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.32%) R
12 1 (0.32%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 35 (11.22%) Degree
2 24 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 17 (5.45%) SC Cleared
4 13 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (2.88%) CCIE
6 8 (2.56%) CISSP
7 7 (2.24%) MCSA
7 7 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.92%) CISM
9 5 (1.60%) SAP Certification
9 5 (1.60%) CCNP
10 3 (0.96%) MCT
10 3 (0.96%) MCSE
10 3 (0.96%) CCA
10 3 (0.96%) MCITP
10 3 (0.96%) MCTS
11 2 (0.64%) CEH
11 2 (0.64%) CIPD
11 2 (0.64%) ISEB
11 2 (0.64%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.88%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.56%) COBIT
3 4 (1.28%) QA
3 4 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.96%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.32%) GxP
5 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (6.09%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.28%) XenApp
4 4 (1.28%) vCloud
5 2 (0.64%) vSphere
5 2 (0.64%) XenServer
5 2 (0.64%) SRDF
5 2 (0.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.32%) HDFS
6 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.32%) NFS
Systems Management
1 25 (8.01%) Puppet
1 25 (8.01%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (7.37%) Ansible
3 16 (5.13%) Nagios
3 16 (5.13%) Salt
3 16 (5.13%) Vagrant
4 9 (2.88%) Oracle Identity Management
4 9 (2.88%) SCCM
5 8 (2.56%) HP UCMDB
6 6 (1.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (1.28%) WMI
8 2 (0.64%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.64%) ZENworks
8 2 (0.64%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (15.38%) SAP
1 48 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 35 (11.22%) Oracle
3 29 (9.29%) VMware
4 28 (8.97%) Cisco
5 16 (5.13%) New Relic
6 13 (4.17%) F5
7 11 (3.53%) Siebel
7 11 (3.53%) Juniper
8 10 (3.21%) ServiceNow
9 9 (2.88%) Remedy
10 8 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (2.56%) Riverbed
11 7 (2.24%) SaltStack
12 6 (1.92%) Citrix
12 6 (1.92%) Business Objects
12 6 (1.92%) CheckPoint
12 6 (1.92%) TIBCO
13 5 (1.60%) Tableau
13 5 (1.60%) EMC
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