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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Consultant
Rank 551 519 545
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Consultant 31 26 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.054% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.058% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 12
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£430 £470 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.51% +3.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £590 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.51% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
47622 44788 49883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.78% 92.82% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27431 28526
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1905 1938 2490
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 14 £450 +4.16% 10
North West -1 4 £430 -9.47%
Yorkshire +1 3 £498 +5.95% 2
South East -9 3 £400 -28.88% 5
West Midlands -10 2 - - 1
South West - 1 - - 3
East of England - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
Solutions Consultant
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Solutions Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 16 (28.57%) SAP
2 15 (26.79%) Finance
3 13 (23.21%) Telecoms
4 10 (17.86%) Degree
5 7 (12.50%) Retail
5 7 (12.50%) Oracle
6 6 (10.71%) Cisco
6 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
6 6 (10.71%) QA
7 5 (8.93%) Time Management
7 5 (8.93%) Web Services
7 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.93%) Network Planning
7 5 (8.93%) Information Security
7 5 (8.93%) Security Management
8 4 (7.14%) Summit
8 4 (7.14%) Migration
8 4 (7.14%) ERP
8 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
8 4 (7.14%) SQL
8 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
8 4 (7.14%) Banking
8 4 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (5.36%) SAP IS-U
9 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (5.36%) Internet
9 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.36%) Juniper
9 3 (5.36%) SAN
9 3 (5.36%) HTML

Solutions Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.36%) CMS
2 2 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.79%) Node.js
3 1 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.79%) FileNet
3 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Summit
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (5.36%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (3.57%) SAP SCM
3 2 (3.57%) SAP Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.79%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.79%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.79%) SAP APO
4 1 (1.79%) SAP R/3
4 1 (1.79%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.79%) SAP PLM
4 1 (1.79%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
1 1 (1.79%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (5.36%) SAN
2 3 (5.36%) Internet
2 3 (5.36%) Wireless
3 2 (3.57%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.57%) VoLTE
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (1.79%) LAN
4 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.57%) Big Data
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.79%) Couchbase
3 1 (1.79%) PowerCenter
3 1 (1.79%) DataStage
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.79%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (26.79%) Finance
2 13 (23.21%) Telecoms
3 7 (12.50%) Retail
4 4 (7.14%) Banking
5 3 (5.36%) Front Office
5 3 (5.36%) Back Office
6 2 (3.57%) Marketing
7 1 (1.79%) Automotive
7 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) Web Services
2 3 (5.36%) DOM
2 3 (5.36%) HTML
2 3 (5.36%) CSS
3 1 (1.79%) SOAP
3 1 (1.79%) .NET
3 1 (1.79%) SAML
3 1 (1.79%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.79%) jQuery
3 1 (1.79%) WebCenter
3 1 (1.79%) HTML5
3 1 (1.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.57%) Handset
3 2 (3.57%) Reference Data
3 2 (3.57%) iPhone
3 2 (3.57%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.79%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.79%) Open Source
4 1 (1.79%) iPad
4 1 (1.79%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.79%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) UNIX
1 2 (3.57%) AIX
1 2 (3.57%) Linux
1 2 (3.57%) Android
2 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (8.93%) Security Management
1 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (8.93%) Information Security
1 5 (8.93%) Network Planning
1 5 (8.93%) Time Management
2 4 (7.14%) Migration
2 4 (7.14%) ERP
3 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (5.36%) CRM
3 3 (5.36%) Process Management
4 2 (3.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (3.57%) Workflow
4 2 (3.57%) Project Management
4 2 (3.57%) Service Management
4 2 (3.57%) SOA
4 2 (3.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (3.57%) Business Analysis
4 2 (3.57%) eTOM
4 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (3.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) Java
3 2 (3.57%) C#
3 2 (3.57%) C++
3 2 (3.57%) Perl
4 1 (1.79%) C
4 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) MCTS
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.79%) CCNP
3 1 (1.79%) ISEB
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) SAP
2 7 (12.50%) Oracle
3 6 (10.71%) Cisco
4 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.36%) Juniper
6 2 (3.57%) IBM
6 2 (3.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (1.79%) Akamai
7 1 (1.79%) F5
7 1 (1.79%) ScanSafe
7 1 (1.79%) HP
7 1 (1.79%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.79%) JBoss
7 1 (1.79%) Informatica
7 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.79%) McAfee
7 1 (1.79%) FatWire
7 1 (1.79%) Alterian
7 1 (1.79%) IronPort
7 1 (1.79%) Pega
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