The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Consultant
Rank 542 530 522
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Consultant 33 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.050% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.054% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 14
Average daily rate
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£499 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.98% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £636 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £430 £443
% change year-on-year
+10.46% -2.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.26
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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
45952 44401 42082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.73% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 29584 27581 25036
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £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 1743 1814 2016
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.24 £37.80 £40.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

Solutions Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solutions Consultant in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Solutions Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solutions Consultant across the England region.

Solutions Consultant Daily Rate Trend in England

Solutions Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Solutions Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in England

Solutions Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solutions Consultant across the England region.

Solutions Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in England

Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 7 July 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 +1 13 £613 +28.94% 5
South East -9 11 £475 - 4
East of England 0 3 £525 - 1
South West -13 1 - -
North West -26 1 £400 -6.97%
East Midlands - 1 - -
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Solutions Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant in their job title.

1 17 (25.76%) Finance
2 12 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (13.64%) CRM
4 9 (13.64%) Linux
5 7 (10.61%) Windows
5 7 (10.61%) Oracle
5 7 (10.61%) SAP
5 7 (10.61%) Migration
5 7 (10.61%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (9.09%) VMware
6 6 (9.09%) Project Management
6 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
6 6 (9.09%) SQL
6 6 (9.09%) SharePoint
7 5 (7.58%) SOA
7 5 (7.58%) .NET
7 5 (7.58%) C
7 5 (7.58%) Java
7 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
7 5 (7.58%) ITIL
7 5 (7.58%) Firewall
7 5 (7.58%) Information Security
7 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
7 5 (7.58%) Huawei
7 5 (7.58%) Degree
8 4 (6.06%) Marketing
8 4 (6.06%) Dynamics AX

Solutions Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.03%) JBoss
3 2 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.03%) Drupal
3 2 (3.03%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.52%) Lync
4 1 (1.52%) IIS
4 1 (1.52%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.55%) MS Project
3 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (6.06%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (3.03%) TIBCO iProcess
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Payroll
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.52%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.52%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.55%) SaaS
3 2 (3.03%) Taleo
4 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) Firewall
2 4 (6.06%) VoLTE
3 3 (4.55%) Wireless
3 3 (4.55%) Internet
3 3 (4.55%) VPN
4 2 (3.03%) LAN
4 2 (3.03%) FTP
4 2 (3.03%) HTTP
4 2 (3.03%) Unified Communications
4 2 (3.03%) 4G
5 1 (1.52%) PABX
5 1 (1.52%) MPLS
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (1.52%) Network Security
5 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.52%) WAN
5 1 (1.52%) DNS
5 1 (1.52%) SAN
5 1 (1.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.52%) QlikView
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.52%) DB2
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.52%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.03%) SonarQube
2 2 (3.03%) Selenium
3 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (25.76%) Finance
2 12 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.06%) Marketing
4 2 (3.03%) Billing
4 2 (3.03%) Legal
5 1 (1.52%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) .NET
2 3 (4.55%) Web Services
2 3 (4.55%) HTML
3 2 (3.03%) REST
3 2 (3.03%) LAMP
3 2 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (3.03%) Django
3 2 (3.03%) WebCenter
3 2 (3.03%) J2EE
3 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.52%) CSS
4 1 (1.52%) JSP
4 1 (1.52%) XML
4 1 (1.52%) EDI
4 1 (1.52%) Middleware
4 1 (1.52%) VXML
4 1 (1.52%) HTML5
4 1 (1.52%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.03%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.03%) NHS
2 2 (3.03%) Tandem
2 2 (3.03%) Economics
2 2 (3.03%) FMCG
2 2 (3.03%) Video on Demand
2 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.52%) User Experience
3 1 (1.52%) PKI
3 1 (1.52%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.52%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.64%) Linux
2 7 (10.61%) Windows
3 2 (3.03%) UNIX
3 2 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (13.64%) CRM
3 7 (10.61%) Migration
4 6 (9.09%) Project Management
5 5 (7.58%) ITIL
5 5 (7.58%) SOA
5 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (7.58%) Information Security
6 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.55%) Business Development
8 2 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.03%) Network Planning
8 2 (3.03%) Automated Testing
8 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (3.03%) Requirements Management
8 2 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (3.03%) Web Development
8 2 (3.03%) Data Modelling
8 2 (3.03%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.09%) SQL
2 5 (7.58%) C
2 5 (7.58%) Java
3 4 (6.06%) Python
4 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.55%) C#
5 2 (3.03%) Ruby
6 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Degree
1 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) MBA
4 2 (3.03%) HNC
4 2 (3.03%) HND
5 1 (1.52%) CISSP
5 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.52%) PMP
5 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) SLA
2 3 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.03%) Varnish
3 1 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Puppet
1 2 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.03%) CA LISA
2 1 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.61%) Oracle
2 7 (10.61%) SAP
3 6 (9.09%) VMware
4 5 (7.58%) Huawei
5 4 (6.06%) IBM
6 3 (4.55%) HP
7 2 (3.03%) Cisco
7 2 (3.03%) CA
7 2 (3.03%) Ericsson
7 2 (3.03%) Citrix
7 2 (3.03%) TIBCO
7 2 (3.03%) Pega
7 2 (3.03%) Tektronix
7 2 (3.03%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 2 (3.03%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.03%) Varonis
7 2 (3.03%) AppDynamics
7 2 (3.03%) Google
8 1 (1.52%) Hyland