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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Consultant
Rank 416 377 399
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 149 169 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.38% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.41% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 88 56
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£510 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £370 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £475
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -13.15%
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 -
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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
42753 41594 37674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.43% 92.57% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 26488 25160 22087
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 1766 2081
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -8 76 £550 +15.78% 69
South East -28 22 £460 +11.51% 7
East of England +28 18 £475 +26.66% 1
North West -27 10 £475 -5.47% 5
South West -12 9 £425 +1.19% 1
East Midlands +2 6 £550 +46.66% 2
Yorkshire -1 4 £450 +21.62% 2
West Midlands -4 4 £373 -23.19% 6
Midlands - - - -
Senior Consultant
UK

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 53 (17.79%) Finance
2 52 (17.45%) Microsoft
3 48 (16.11%) SAP
4 37 (12.42%) VMware
5 35 (11.74%) VMware Infrastructure
6 34 (11.41%) Java
7 33 (11.07%) Python
7 33 (11.07%) Degree
8 32 (10.74%) Configuration Management
8 32 (10.74%) Opscode Chef
9 31 (10.40%) Ansible
9 31 (10.40%) Puppet
9 31 (10.40%) Ruby
10 29 (9.73%) HTML
11 28 (9.40%) ITIL
11 28 (9.40%) Windows
11 28 (9.40%) Retail
11 28 (9.40%) DevOps
12 27 (9.06%) Microsoft Azure
12 27 (9.06%) JavaScript
13 25 (8.39%) XML
13 25 (8.39%) Project Management
13 25 (8.39%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (8.39%) Jenkins
14 24 (8.05%) Vagrant
14 24 (8.05%) OpenStack
14 24 (8.05%) Salt
14 24 (8.05%) New Relic
14 24 (8.05%) Amazon EC2
14 24 (8.05%) Node.js

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 24 (8.05%) Node.js
1 24 (8.05%) OpenStack
2 19 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.36%) Lync
4 9 (3.02%) SharePoint 2013
4 9 (3.02%) MS Exchange
4 9 (3.02%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.01%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (1.68%) IIS
7 5 (1.68%) CMS
7 5 (1.68%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.01%) SAS
9 3 (1.01%) Confluence
10 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.67%) Adobe CQ
10 2 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 20 (6.71%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.68%) MS Office
3 7 (2.35%) MS Project
4 6 (2.01%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.67%) SPSS
5 2 (0.67%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.67%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.34%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.34%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 10 (3.36%) SAP FI
1 10 (3.36%) SAP CO
1 10 (3.36%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.01%) SAP APO
3 5 (1.68%) SAP MM
3 5 (1.68%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.34%) Oracle Retail
4 4 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (1.01%) SAP R/3
6 2 (0.67%) Agresso
6 2 (0.67%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.67%) SAP PM
6 2 (0.67%) Exstream
6 2 (0.67%) SAP FS
6 2 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.67%) SAP SRM
6 2 (0.67%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 27 (9.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (8.05%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.01%) SaaS
4 6 (2.01%) Office 365
5 4 (1.34%) Yammer
6 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.67%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.37%) VPN
2 15 (5.03%) SSL
2 15 (5.03%) LDAP
3 10 (3.36%) Firewall
4 9 (3.02%) SAN
5 8 (2.68%) MPLS
6 6 (2.01%) OSPF
6 6 (2.01%) BGP
6 6 (2.01%) Network Security
7 5 (1.68%) Multicast
8 4 (1.34%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (1.34%) DMZ
9 3 (1.01%) VLAN
9 3 (1.01%) Wireless
10 2 (0.67%) SSH
10 2 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.67%) NAS
10 2 (0.67%) Intranet
10 2 (0.67%) Extranet
10 2 (0.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.36%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.36%) SAP BW
3 8 (2.68%) SAP BI
4 7 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.67%) DTS
8 2 (0.67%) DB2
8 2 (0.67%) OLAP
8 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.67%) Big Data
8 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.34%) SQL Anywhere
Development Applications
1 25 (8.39%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.34%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.01%) Selenium
3 3 (1.01%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.67%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.67%) JIRA
4 2 (0.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (0.67%) Artifactory
4 2 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.67%) JUnit
4 2 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.34%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.34%) NUnit
5 1 (0.34%) LSMW
5 1 (0.34%) Maven
5 1 (0.34%) MorphX
5 1 (0.34%) Ant
5 1 (0.34%) MSTest
5 1 (0.34%) VisualVM
5 1 (0.34%) GitLab
General
1 53 (17.79%) Finance
2 28 (9.40%) Retail
3 21 (7.05%) Banking
4 19 (6.38%) Marketing
5 10 (3.36%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.35%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.01%) Advertising
7 3 (1.01%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.01%) Back Office
8 2 (0.67%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.67%) Billing
9 1 (0.34%) International Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.34%) French Language
9 1 (0.34%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.34%) Electronics
9 1 (0.34%) Front Office
9 1 (0.34%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (9.73%) HTML
2 25 (8.39%) XML
3 23 (7.72%) Web Services
4 22 (7.38%) CSS
5 21 (7.05%) Ajax
6 20 (6.71%) .NET
7 19 (6.38%) SOAP
8 14 (4.70%) COM
9 9 (3.02%) ASP.NET
10 7 (2.35%) WCF
11 6 (2.01%) jQuery
11 6 (2.01%) J2EE
12 5 (1.68%) REST
13 4 (1.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 4 (1.34%) .NET Framework
13 4 (1.34%) XSL
14 3 (1.01%) XSLT
14 3 (1.01%) MDX
15 2 (0.67%) JSR 170
15 2 (0.67%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.04%) User Experience
3 15 (5.03%) CMDB
4 7 (2.35%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.68%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.34%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.34%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.01%) Blog
7 3 (1.01%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.67%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.67%) FlexPod
8 2 (0.67%) Social Media
8 2 (0.67%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.67%) RIA
8 2 (0.67%) Psychology
8 2 (0.67%) Human Factors
8 2 (0.67%) Economics
9 1 (0.34%) Derivative
9 1 (0.34%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.40%) Windows
2 14 (4.70%) Linux
3 10 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.67%) UNIX
6 2 (0.67%) AIX
6 2 (0.67%) HPUX
6 2 (0.67%) Solaris
6 2 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (10.74%) Configuration Management
2 28 (9.40%) ITIL
2 28 (9.40%) DevOps
3 25 (8.39%) Project Management
3 25 (8.39%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (7.72%) Service Management
5 20 (6.71%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (6.71%) Migration
6 16 (5.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (5.37%) ITSM
7 15 (5.03%) Workflow
7 15 (5.03%) Technical Architecture
7 15 (5.03%) Customer Engagement
7 15 (5.03%) ITIL V2
7 15 (5.03%) IT Asset Management
8 14 (4.70%) Analytics
9 12 (4.03%) CRM
10 10 (3.36%) E-Commerce
10 10 (3.36%) Change Management
10 10 (3.36%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (11.41%) Java
2 33 (11.07%) Python
3 31 (10.40%) Ruby
4 27 (9.06%) JavaScript
5 19 (6.38%) SQL
6 13 (4.36%) C#
7 6 (2.01%) ABAP
8 5 (1.68%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.34%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.01%) C
10 3 (1.01%) C++
10 3 (1.01%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.67%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.67%) XPath
11 2 (0.67%) X++
11 2 (0.67%) Groovy
12 1 (0.34%) VBA
12 1 (0.34%) COBOL
12 1 (0.34%) Perl
12 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (11.07%) Degree
2 23 (7.72%) Security Cleared
3 19 (6.38%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.68%) VCP4
7 4 (1.34%) CCNP
8 3 (1.01%) ISEB
8 3 (1.01%) MCSE
8 3 (1.01%) CCIE
8 3 (1.01%) CISSP
8 3 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.67%) CISM
9 2 (0.67%) MCSA
9 2 (0.67%) CCA
9 2 (0.67%) SAP Certification
9 2 (0.67%) NCIE
9 2 (0.67%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.34%) VCP5
10 1 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.34%) COBIT
1 4 (1.34%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.34%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.34%) GxP
3 1 (0.34%) QA
3 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (11.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (5.37%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.34%) vCloud
4 3 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.67%) NFS
5 2 (0.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.67%) SRDF
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.34%) Xen
6 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.34%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 32 (10.74%) Opscode Chef
2 31 (10.40%) Ansible
2 31 (10.40%) Puppet
3 24 (8.05%) Vagrant
3 24 (8.05%) Salt
3 24 (8.05%) Nagios
4 15 (5.03%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (0.67%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.67%) SCCM
5 2 (0.67%) SCOM
6 1 (0.34%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.34%) WMI
6 1 (0.34%) Legato
6 1 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.34%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.34%) SCSM
Vendors
1 52 (17.45%) Microsoft
2 48 (16.11%) SAP
3 37 (12.42%) VMware
4 24 (8.05%) New Relic
5 22 (7.38%) Cisco
6 18 (6.04%) Oracle
6 18 (6.04%) ServiceNow
7 10 (3.36%) EMC
8 9 (3.02%) HP
9 7 (2.35%) NetApp
9 7 (2.35%) SaltStack
9 7 (2.35%) F5
10 6 (2.01%) Riverbed
10 6 (2.01%) CheckPoint
10 6 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (2.01%) Avaya
10 6 (2.01%) Juniper
10 6 (2.01%) Adobe
11 3 (1.01%) Citrix
11 3 (1.01%) Brocade
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