The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leicester region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 23 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 4 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 2.65% 3.53% 2.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.72% 3.70% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Median daily rate £388 £300 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £176 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £360 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £423
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.95 £42.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+18.92% +29.23%
Consultant
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicester 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
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
147 162 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 97.35% 95.29% 97.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 94 89
Median daily rate £335 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 28
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.75 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -60.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Leicester region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicester region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) Unix
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (20.00%) Workflow
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (13.33%) Toad
6 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
6 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma
6 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
6 2 (13.33%) CRM
6 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (13.33%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (13.33%) Cash Management
6 2 (13.33%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (6.67%) System Integration Testing

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (13.33%) Toad
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) AIX
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Workflow
2 2 (13.33%) Cash Management
2 2 (13.33%) CRM
2 2 (13.33%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Improvement
2 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma
3 1 (6.67%) E-business
3 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) PL/SQL
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) VMware