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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Consultant
Rank 420 435 423
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 162 124 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.28% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 63 58
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£533 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.52% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £598 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -10.52%
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 £57.50 £19.17 -
% change year-on-year
+199.94% -
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
47219 44152 43699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.53% 92.85% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30291 27295 25073
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1929 1930 2332
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £38.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 21 November 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 21 November 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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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 +29 98 £533 +12.21% 61
North West +10 20 £575 +17.94% 5
South East -26 14 £475 +11.76% 17
South West -31 10 £463 +8.82% 8
East Midlands - 7 £550 - 1
West Midlands -15 3 £260 - 4
Midlands - 3 £750 -
East of England -15 2 £463 +23.33% 5
Yorkshire -12 1 £525 +75.00% 8
Senior Consultant
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Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 82 (25.00%) Finance
2 56 (17.07%) SAP
3 42 (12.80%) Microsoft
4 40 (12.20%) Oracle
5 38 (11.59%) Python
6 35 (10.67%) VMware
7 34 (10.37%) Java
8 33 (10.06%) Degree
9 31 (9.45%) Banking
9 31 (9.45%) VMware Infrastructure
10 30 (9.15%) Cisco
11 29 (8.84%) Configuration Management
11 29 (8.84%) Retail
11 29 (8.84%) Puppet
11 29 (8.84%) Opscode Chef
12 28 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (8.23%) Migration
13 27 (8.23%) Ruby
13 27 (8.23%) Ansible
14 25 (7.62%) DevOps
14 25 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
14 25 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
14 25 (7.62%) SQL
15 23 (7.01%) Jenkins
16 22 (6.71%) Amazon EC2
16 22 (6.71%) Windows
17 21 (6.40%) MS Excel
17 21 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
17 21 (6.40%) Security Cleared
18 20 (6.10%) Vagrant

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 20 (6.10%) Node.js
1 20 (6.10%) OpenStack
2 14 (4.27%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.66%) WebLogic
4 11 (3.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 11 (3.35%) Oracle Service Bus
5 9 (2.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (2.74%) WebLogic Portal
6 6 (1.83%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (1.83%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.83%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.52%) Lync
7 5 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (1.52%) IIS
8 4 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.22%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.91%) Jetty
9 3 (0.91%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.44%) MS Office
3 4 (1.22%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.61%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.61%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.61%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.30%) SPSS
5 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (4.57%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (4.27%) SAP FI
3 12 (3.66%) SAP FI/CO
3 12 (3.66%) SAP CO
4 10 (3.05%) Oracle BPM
5 9 (2.74%) Documaker
5 9 (2.74%) Oracle FAH
6 8 (2.44%) Summit
7 7 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (1.83%) SAP SRM
9 5 (1.52%) SAP MM
9 5 (1.52%) Oracle Retail
10 4 (1.22%) SAP SD
10 4 (1.22%) SAP APO
10 4 (1.22%) SAP PM
10 4 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.91%) SAP R/3
12 2 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
12 2 (0.61%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.71%) Amazon EC2
2 21 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.22%) SaaS
5 2 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.61%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.30%) Force.com
6 1 (0.30%) Taleo
6 1 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.57%) HTTP
1 15 (4.57%) SSL
2 13 (3.96%) Wireless
3 12 (3.66%) Firewall
4 11 (3.35%) HTTPS
5 9 (2.74%) MPLS
6 8 (2.44%) BGP
7 7 (2.13%) Intranet
7 7 (2.13%) VPN
8 6 (1.83%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.83%) OSPF
8 6 (1.83%) Radio Access Network
8 6 (1.83%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (1.83%) VoLTE
9 5 (1.52%) Multicast
9 5 (1.52%) LDAP
10 4 (1.22%) WLAN
10 4 (1.22%) DHCP
10 4 (1.22%) FTP
10 4 (1.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.88%) SQL Server
1 16 (4.88%) Oracle Database
2 14 (4.27%) Oracle Database 11g
2 14 (4.27%) Oracle BI EE
3 12 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (3.66%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 11 (3.35%) Oracle ODI
4 11 (3.35%) SAP BW
5 9 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (2.74%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.52%) QlikView
6 5 (1.52%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.52%) DTS
6 5 (1.52%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.52%) BODI
6 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (1.52%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 23 (7.01%) Jenkins
2 10 (3.05%) JIRA
3 7 (2.13%) Selenium
4 5 (1.52%) Axure RP
4 5 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.91%) Ant
6 3 (0.91%) JUnit
6 3 (0.91%) NUnit
6 3 (0.91%) Subversion
6 3 (0.91%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.61%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.61%) Maven
7 2 (0.61%) LSMW
7 2 (0.61%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.61%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.61%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.30%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.30%) WinRunner
General
1 82 (25.00%) Finance
2 31 (9.45%) Banking
3 29 (8.84%) Retail
4 15 (4.57%) Manufacturing
4 15 (4.57%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.96%) Billing
6 12 (3.66%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (3.35%) Marketing
8 9 (2.74%) Financial Institution
9 7 (2.13%) French Language
10 6 (1.83%) Advertising
10 6 (1.83%) Investment Banking
11 5 (1.52%) Back Office
11 5 (1.52%) Dutch Language
12 4 (1.22%) Games
13 3 (0.91%) Electronics
13 3 (0.91%) Automotive
14 2 (0.61%) Local Government
15 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.30%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.49%) .NET
2 15 (4.57%) Web Services
3 14 (4.27%) XML
3 14 (4.27%) Middleware
4 13 (3.96%) SOAP
5 11 (3.35%) HTML
6 10 (3.05%) JDBC
7 9 (2.74%) JMS
7 9 (2.74%) Ajax
7 9 (2.74%) Oracle Fusion
7 9 (2.74%) WebCenter
8 7 (2.13%) J2EE
8 7 (2.13%) ASP.NET
9 6 (1.83%) CSS
9 6 (1.83%) WCF
9 6 (1.83%) REST
10 5 (1.52%) Spring
10 5 (1.52%) COM
10 5 (1.52%) XSLT
11 4 (1.22%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 15 (4.57%) User Experience
4 9 (2.74%) Hedge funds
5 7 (2.13%) Data Integration
6 5 (1.52%) Open Source
6 5 (1.52%) CMDB
6 5 (1.52%) PKI
7 4 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.22%) Fixed Income
8 3 (0.91%) Replication
8 3 (0.91%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.91%) AS400
9 2 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.61%) Social Media
9 2 (0.61%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.30%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.30%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.30%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.30%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.71%) Windows
2 15 (4.57%) Linux
3 11 (3.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.52%) UNIX
7 4 (1.22%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.22%) AIX
8 2 (0.61%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.30%) VMS
9 1 (0.30%) HPUX
9 1 (0.30%) Solaris
9 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (8.84%) Configuration Management
2 28 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (8.23%) Migration
4 25 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (7.62%) DevOps
5 20 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (6.10%) Analytics
6 19 (5.79%) Project Management
7 17 (5.18%) ETL
8 16 (4.88%) ITIL
8 16 (4.88%) Workflow
9 15 (4.57%) Service Management
10 14 (4.27%) ERP
10 14 (4.27%) Information Security
11 12 (3.66%) Network Planning
11 12 (3.66%) CRM
12 11 (3.35%) SOA
13 10 (3.05%) Content Management
14 9 (2.74%) E-Commerce
14 9 (2.74%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 38 (11.59%) Python
2 34 (10.37%) Java
3 27 (8.23%) Ruby
4 25 (7.62%) SQL
5 16 (4.88%) C#
6 15 (4.57%) JavaScript
7 9 (2.74%) T-SQL
7 9 (2.74%) Bash Shell
7 9 (2.74%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 9 (2.74%) Jython
8 8 (2.44%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.83%) ABAP
10 4 (1.22%) C++
10 4 (1.22%) Perl
11 3 (0.91%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.91%) VBScript
11 3 (0.91%) XPath
11 3 (0.91%) Progress 4GL
12 1 (0.30%) XQuery
12 1 (0.30%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 33 (10.06%) Degree
2 21 (6.40%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.57%) SC Cleared
4 12 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (3.05%) CCIE
6 8 (2.44%) CISSP
7 7 (2.13%) MCSA
7 7 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.83%) SAP Certification
8 6 (1.83%) CISM
9 4 (1.22%) CCNP
10 3 (0.91%) MCT
10 3 (0.91%) MCSE
10 3 (0.91%) CCA
10 3 (0.91%) MCTS
10 3 (0.91%) MCITP
11 2 (0.61%) CIPD
11 2 (0.61%) CEH
11 2 (0.61%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.30%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.74%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.13%) COBIT
3 6 (1.83%) QA
4 4 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.91%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.91%) SLA
6 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.30%) GxP
System Software
1 31 (9.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (5.18%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.22%) XenApp
5 2 (0.61%) XenServer
5 2 (0.61%) vCloud
5 2 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.61%) SRDF
5 2 (0.61%) vSphere
6 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.30%) HDFS
6 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.30%) NFS
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 29 (8.84%) Puppet
1 29 (8.84%) Opscode Chef
2 27 (8.23%) Ansible
3 20 (6.10%) Salt
3 20 (6.10%) Vagrant
3 20 (6.10%) Nagios
4 9 (2.74%) SCCM
4 9 (2.74%) Oracle Identity Management
5 6 (1.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (1.52%) HP UCMDB
7 3 (0.91%) WMI
8 2 (0.61%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.61%) ZENworks
8 2 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.61%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 56 (17.07%) SAP
2 42 (12.80%) Microsoft
3 40 (12.20%) Oracle
4 35 (10.67%) VMware
5 30 (9.15%) Cisco
6 20 (6.10%) New Relic
7 12 (3.66%) F5
8 11 (3.35%) Siebel
9 10 (3.05%) Remedy
10 9 (2.74%) Juniper
11 8 (2.44%) Business Objects
11 8 (2.44%) EMC
12 7 (2.13%) Citrix
12 7 (2.13%) SaltStack
13 6 (1.83%) ServiceNow
13 6 (1.83%) Riverbed
14 5 (1.52%) Brocade
14 5 (1.52%) Tableau
14 5 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (1.52%) TIBCO
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