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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Consultant
Rank 425 391 438
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +47
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 155 165 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.34% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.37% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 85 42
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£475 £485 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £386 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £600 £643
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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
45428 44376 39335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.50% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27952 23212
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
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 1800 1857 2029
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 85 £500 -3.84% 66
South East -16 28 £450 - 30
South West +11 10 £400 +13.47% 8
North West -17 9 £450 -14.20% 11
East of England +7 8 £413 -10.81% 1
West Midlands -10 5 £560 +15.46% 8
Yorkshire -10 5 £463 - 4
East Midlands -11 3 £400 -40.74% 2
Senior Consultant
UK

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 58 (20.00%) SAP
2 54 (18.62%) Finance
3 49 (16.90%) Microsoft
4 34 (11.72%) Degree
5 30 (10.34%) Migration
5 30 (10.34%) Project Management
5 30 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (10.34%) HTML
5 30 (10.34%) SQL
6 28 (9.66%) Marketing
6 28 (9.66%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (9.31%) Java
7 27 (9.31%) Windows
8 25 (8.62%) ITIL
8 25 (8.62%) Cisco
8 25 (8.62%) VMware
8 25 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
9 23 (7.93%) JavaScript
9 23 (7.93%) CSS
10 22 (7.59%) XML
11 20 (6.90%) SharePoint
11 20 (6.90%) Ajax
11 20 (6.90%) Analytics
11 20 (6.90%) DevOps
12 19 (6.55%) Jenkins
12 19 (6.55%) Microsoft Azure
12 19 (6.55%) VPN
13 18 (6.21%) CRM
13 18 (6.21%) Web Services
13 18 (6.21%) .NET

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 20 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 17 (5.86%) OpenStack
3 16 (5.52%) Node.js
4 13 (4.48%) Lync
5 7 (2.41%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (2.07%) SAS
6 6 (2.07%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (1.72%) CMS
7 5 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.03%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.03%) IIS
9 3 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.03%) Confluence
10 2 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.34%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 13 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.41%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.41%) MS Office
3 6 (2.07%) MS Project
4 4 (1.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (1.03%) SPSS
6 2 (0.69%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.69%) InDesign
7 1 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.34%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (3.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (3.45%) SAP FI
3 9 (3.10%) SAP CO
3 9 (3.10%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (1.72%) SAP APO
5 4 (1.38%) SAP MM
6 3 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (1.03%) SAP SRM
6 3 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.69%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.69%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.69%) SAP LE
7 2 (0.69%) SAP FS
7 2 (0.69%) SAP SCM
7 2 (0.69%) SAP PM
7 2 (0.69%) SAP QM
8 1 (0.34%) HFM
8 1 (0.34%) SAP PLM
8 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.34%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (5.52%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (4.14%) Office 365
5 7 (2.41%) Yammer
6 5 (1.72%) SaaS
7 3 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.34%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.34%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.34%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.55%) VPN
2 17 (5.86%) Firewall
3 14 (4.83%) SSL
3 14 (4.83%) LDAP
4 11 (3.79%) Wireless
4 11 (3.79%) LAN
5 9 (3.10%) MPLS
5 9 (3.10%) WAN
6 8 (2.76%) SAN
7 6 (2.07%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (1.72%) BGP
8 5 (1.72%) DNS
8 5 (1.72%) Cisco ISE
9 4 (1.38%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.38%) PBX
9 4 (1.38%) OSPF
9 4 (1.38%) Network Security
10 3 (1.03%) IP Telephony
10 3 (1.03%) VLAN
10 3 (1.03%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (4.14%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.10%) SAP BW
4 7 (2.41%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (2.41%) SAP BI
5 6 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.69%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (0.69%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.69%) Big Data
7 2 (0.69%) DB2
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.34%) OLAP
8 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 19 (6.55%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.72%) Axure RP
3 4 (1.38%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (0.69%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.69%) JIRA
6 1 (0.34%) Maven
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.34%) MorphX
6 1 (0.34%) Selenium
6 1 (0.34%) ProC
6 1 (0.34%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.34%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.34%) GitLab
6 1 (0.34%) FishEye
6 1 (0.34%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.34%) VisualVM
6 1 (0.34%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 54 (18.62%) Finance
2 28 (9.66%) Marketing
3 18 (6.21%) Telecoms
4 14 (4.83%) Retail
5 11 (3.79%) Banking
6 8 (2.76%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.03%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.03%) Electronics
9 2 (0.69%) Front Office
9 2 (0.69%) Publishing
9 2 (0.69%) Law
10 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.34%) Billing
10 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.34%) German Language
10 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Advertising
10 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (10.34%) HTML
2 23 (7.93%) CSS
3 22 (7.59%) XML
4 20 (6.90%) Ajax
5 18 (6.21%) Web Services
5 18 (6.21%) .NET
6 14 (4.83%) SOAP
7 13 (4.48%) COM
8 7 (2.41%) ASP.NET
9 6 (2.07%) XSL
10 5 (1.72%) .NET Framework
10 5 (1.72%) WCF
11 4 (1.38%) jQuery
12 3 (1.03%) MDX
12 3 (1.03%) J2EE
12 3 (1.03%) HTML5
12 3 (1.03%) REST
12 3 (1.03%) Entity Framework
13 2 (0.69%) Visualforce
13 2 (0.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.17%) User Experience
2 15 (5.17%) CMDB
3 6 (2.07%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.38%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.38%) Blog
5 3 (1.03%) RIA
5 3 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.03%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.03%) DTV
5 3 (1.03%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.03%) FlexPod
6 2 (0.69%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.69%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.69%) Psychology
6 2 (0.69%) Human Factors
6 2 (0.69%) Economics
7 1 (0.34%) PKI
7 1 (0.34%) Derivative
7 1 (0.34%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.31%) Windows
2 8 (2.76%) Linux
3 7 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.72%) UNIX
6 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.69%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.34%) AIX
7 1 (0.34%) HPUX
7 1 (0.34%) Solaris
7 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.34%) MVS
7 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (10.34%) Migration
1 30 (10.34%) Project Management
1 30 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (9.66%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (8.62%) ITIL
4 20 (6.90%) Analytics
4 20 (6.90%) DevOps
5 18 (6.21%) CRM
5 18 (6.21%) Configuration Management
5 18 (6.21%) Service Management
6 17 (5.86%) Continuous Delivery
6 17 (5.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (5.17%) Technical Architecture
7 15 (5.17%) Business Development
8 14 (4.83%) ITSM
8 14 (4.83%) IT Asset Management
8 14 (4.83%) Customer Engagement
8 14 (4.83%) ITIL V2
9 12 (4.14%) ETL
10 11 (3.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (10.34%) SQL
2 27 (9.31%) Java
3 23 (7.93%) JavaScript
4 17 (5.86%) Python
5 16 (5.52%) Ruby
6 10 (3.45%) C#
7 8 (2.76%) C
8 4 (1.38%) ABAP
9 2 (0.69%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.69%) Apex Code
9 2 (0.69%) VBA
9 2 (0.69%) C++
9 2 (0.69%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.69%) Groovy
10 1 (0.34%) X++
10 1 (0.34%) XPath
10 1 (0.34%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.34%) VBScript
10 1 (0.34%) COBOL
10 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (11.72%) Degree
2 14 (4.83%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (4.48%) CCNP
4 10 (3.45%) Security Cleared
5 9 (3.10%) SC Cleared
5 9 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (2.76%) CISSP
6 8 (2.76%) MCSE
7 6 (2.07%) CCIE
8 4 (1.38%) SAP Certification
8 4 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.69%) NCIE
9 2 (0.69%) ISEB
10 1 (0.34%) GCIA
10 1 (0.34%) GCIH
10 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.34%) MCITP
10 1 (0.34%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.34%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.38%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.03%) QA
2 3 (1.03%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.34%) COBIT
4 1 (0.34%) GAAP
4 1 (0.34%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.34%) GxP
System Software
1 25 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (5.17%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.38%) vSphere
4 3 (1.03%) vCloud
4 3 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.03%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.69%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.69%) NFS
6 1 (0.34%) Xen
6 1 (0.34%) Samba
6 1 (0.34%) XenApp
6 1 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 18 (6.21%) Puppet
1 18 (6.21%) Opscode Chef
1 18 (6.21%) Ansible
2 16 (5.52%) Nagios
2 16 (5.52%) Vagrant
2 16 (5.52%) Salt
3 14 (4.83%) HP UCMDB
4 4 (1.38%) SCOM
5 3 (1.03%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.69%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.69%) SCCM
6 2 (0.69%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.69%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.34%) WMI
7 1 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.34%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.34%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.34%) Legato
7 1 (0.34%) SCSM
Vendors
1 58 (20.00%) SAP
2 49 (16.90%) Microsoft
3 25 (8.62%) Cisco
3 25 (8.62%) VMware
4 18 (6.21%) ServiceNow
5 16 (5.52%) New Relic
6 10 (3.45%) HP
6 10 (3.45%) Oracle
7 8 (2.76%) Adobe
8 6 (2.07%) NetApp
8 6 (2.07%) Citrix
8 6 (2.07%) IBM
9 5 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.72%) EMC
9 5 (1.72%) Avaya
9 5 (1.72%) Juniper
9 5 (1.72%) F5
10 4 (1.38%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.03%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.03%) Tableau
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