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 5 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Consultant
Rank 476 444 421
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 126 155 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.31% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.33% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 72 95
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£488 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £337 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £649 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £463
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
48505 46468 43912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.52% 92.58% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 31427 28658 26407
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £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 1807 1885 1992
Average hourly rate £16.95 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 5 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 5 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 -13 63 £525 +10.52% 43
South East -6 22 £450 +12.50% 22
North West -15 10 £475 +11.76% 7
South West -2 7 £435 +23.40% 2
Yorkshire -18 7 £350 - 3
East of England -3 5 £575 +24.32% 3
West Midlands +5 4 £494 +59.27% 1
Midlands +2 2 £550 -
East Midlands -11 2 £475 +35.71% 3
North East -18 1 £525 -
Senior Consultant
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Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 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 49 (17.82%) Finance
1 49 (17.82%) SAP
2 33 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 32 (11.64%) Cisco
3 32 (11.64%) SQL
4 29 (10.55%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (9.82%) Windows
5 27 (9.82%) Migration
5 27 (9.82%) Degree
6 25 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 25 (9.09%) VMware
6 25 (9.09%) Project Management
7 24 (8.73%) Java
8 23 (8.36%) Firewall
9 22 (8.00%) HTML
9 22 (8.00%) Marketing
10 20 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (7.27%) DevOps
11 19 (6.91%) Jenkins
11 19 (6.91%) Configuration Management
12 18 (6.55%) Opscode Chef
12 18 (6.55%) Amazon AWS
12 18 (6.55%) Puppet
13 17 (6.18%) Analytics
13 17 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (6.18%) Continuous Delivery
13 17 (6.18%) Telecoms
13 17 (6.18%) Oracle
13 17 (6.18%) JavaScript

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 14 (5.09%) OpenStack
2 13 (4.73%) Node.js
2 13 (4.73%) SharePoint
3 12 (4.36%) Lync
4 4 (1.45%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.45%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.45%) Jetty
5 3 (1.09%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (1.09%) nginx
5 3 (1.09%) CMS
5 3 (1.09%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.09%) IIS
5 3 (1.09%) SAS
5 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.36%) Liferay
7 1 (0.36%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (2.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.45%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.45%) MS Office
3 3 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.73%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.73%) InDesign
5 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.36%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (4.00%) SAP FI
2 10 (3.64%) SAP CO
2 10 (3.64%) SAP FI/CO
3 9 (3.27%) 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 SRM
6 2 (0.73%) SAP SCM
6 2 (0.73%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.73%) SAP EWM
6 2 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.73%) SAP PM
6 2 (0.73%) SAP QM
6 2 (0.73%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.73%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.36%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.36%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.55%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.82%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (3.27%) Office 365
5 7 (2.55%) Yammer
6 6 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.45%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.73%) SaaS
8 2 (0.73%) Veeva
9 1 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.36%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.36%) Firewall
2 16 (5.82%) Wireless
3 15 (5.45%) LAN
3 15 (5.45%) WAN
3 15 (5.45%) VPN
4 10 (3.64%) LDAP
4 10 (3.64%) Cisco ISE
5 9 (3.27%) TCP/IP
5 9 (3.27%) SSL
6 8 (2.91%) DNS
6 8 (2.91%) MPLS
7 6 (2.18%) SAN
7 6 (2.18%) DHCP
7 6 (2.18%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (1.82%) FTP
8 5 (1.82%) HTTP
9 4 (1.45%) PBX
9 4 (1.45%) BGP
9 4 (1.45%) IPsec
9 4 (1.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.36%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (3.27%) SAP BW
3 8 (2.91%) SQL Server
4 7 (2.55%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (2.18%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.18%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.82%) SAP BI
7 4 (1.45%) Oracle OWB
7 4 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.09%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 3 (1.09%) Xcelsius
8 3 (1.09%) DB2
8 3 (1.09%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.73%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (0.73%) Big Data
9 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (6.91%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.45%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.73%) ProC
3 2 (0.73%) Selenium
3 2 (0.73%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.36%) VisualVM
4 1 (0.36%) GitLab
4 1 (0.36%) Maven
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.36%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.36%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.36%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.36%) FishEye
4 1 (0.36%) SpecFlow
General
1 49 (17.82%) Finance
2 22 (8.00%) Marketing
3 17 (6.18%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.00%) Banking
5 9 (3.27%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.91%) Retail
7 7 (2.55%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.45%) Law
9 2 (0.73%) Legal
9 2 (0.73%) Publishing
9 2 (0.73%) Front Office
9 2 (0.73%) Electronics
9 2 (0.73%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.36%) German Language
10 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.00%) HTML
2 17 (6.18%) XML
3 16 (5.82%) .NET
4 15 (5.45%) CSS
4 15 (5.45%) Ajax
5 12 (4.36%) Web Services
6 9 (3.27%) SOAP
6 9 (3.27%) COM
7 7 (2.55%) ASP.NET
8 6 (2.18%) XSL
9 5 (1.82%) Middleware
10 4 (1.45%) Servlets
10 4 (1.45%) J2EE
11 3 (1.09%) ADSI
11 3 (1.09%) WPF
11 3 (1.09%) .NET Framework
11 3 (1.09%) HTML5
11 3 (1.09%) CGI
12 2 (0.73%) MDX
12 2 (0.73%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.82%) Data Centre
3 12 (4.36%) User Experience
4 10 (3.64%) CMDB
5 5 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.09%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.73%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.73%) PKI
8 2 (0.73%) Derivative
8 2 (0.73%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (0.73%) Blog
8 2 (0.73%) Replication
8 2 (0.73%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.73%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.73%) DTV
8 2 (0.73%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.73%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.73%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.73%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.82%) Windows
2 17 (6.18%) Linux
3 11 (4.00%) UNIX
4 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.73%) Solaris
5 2 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.73%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.36%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.36%) AIX
6 1 (0.36%) Android
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.36%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (10.55%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (9.82%) Migration
3 25 (9.09%) Project Management
4 20 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (7.27%) DevOps
5 19 (6.91%) Configuration Management
6 17 (6.18%) CRM
6 17 (6.18%) Continuous Delivery
6 17 (6.18%) Analytics
7 16 (5.82%) ITIL
8 15 (5.45%) ETL
8 15 (5.45%) Service Management
8 15 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (4.73%) Business Development
10 12 (4.36%) Technical Architecture
10 12 (4.36%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (4.00%) Network Planning
12 10 (3.64%) ITSM
12 10 (3.64%) Mentoring
13 9 (3.27%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 32 (11.64%) SQL
2 24 (8.73%) Java
3 17 (6.18%) JavaScript
4 14 (5.09%) Python
5 13 (4.73%) Ruby
6 7 (2.55%) C
7 6 (2.18%) C#
7 6 (2.18%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.09%) VBScript
8 3 (1.09%) VBA
9 2 (0.73%) ABAP
9 2 (0.73%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.73%) C++
10 1 (0.36%) COBOL
10 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.36%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.36%) XPath
10 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.36%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.36%) R
Qualifications
1 27 (9.82%) Degree
2 20 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (5.82%) CCNP
4 14 (5.09%) CISSP
5 10 (3.64%) CCIE
6 7 (2.55%) MCSE
6 7 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.82%) SAP Certification
7 5 (1.82%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.82%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.73%) CISM
9 1 (0.36%) CIMA
9 1 (0.36%) CCSA
9 1 (0.36%) CEH
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 5 (1.82%) QA
2 3 (1.09%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.36%) COBIT
4 1 (0.36%) GxP
4 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.36%) GAAP
System Software
1 25 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (5.82%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.55%) vSphere
4 5 (1.82%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.73%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.36%) NFS
6 1 (0.36%) Samba
6 1 (0.36%) vCloud
6 1 (0.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (6.55%) Puppet
1 18 (6.55%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (5.45%) Ansible
3 13 (4.73%) Salt
3 13 (4.73%) Vagrant
3 13 (4.73%) Nagios
4 9 (3.27%) HP UCMDB
5 6 (2.18%) SCOM
6 4 (1.45%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (1.09%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.73%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.73%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.73%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (0.73%) SCCM
9 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.36%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.36%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.36%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 49 (17.82%) SAP
2 33 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 32 (11.64%) Cisco
4 25 (9.09%) VMware
5 17 (6.18%) Oracle
6 14 (5.09%) New Relic
7 11 (4.00%) ServiceNow
8 7 (2.55%) IBM
8 7 (2.55%) HP
8 7 (2.55%) Citrix
9 5 (1.82%) Adobe
10 4 (1.45%) Avaya
10 4 (1.45%) Juniper
10 4 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.45%) Riverbed
10 4 (1.45%) Google
11 3 (1.09%) F5
11 3 (1.09%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.73%) GFI Software
12 2 (0.73%) Tableau
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