The first table below looks at the demand for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leicester region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 26 22 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 3 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 1.86% 3.74% 8.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 4.12% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate
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£440 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £500 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £500 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -15.38%
Job Titles Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
155 97 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 96.27% 90.65% 96.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 38 36
Average daily rate £356 £288 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.91% -4.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £489 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 8 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+191.66% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £13.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Consultant
Leicestershire

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 4 (44.44%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) AIX
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (22.22%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) SCSM
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (11.11%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) AIX
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
1 2 (22.22%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
2 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) ETL
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCSM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft