The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 18 25 10
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 6 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 3.75% 3.09% 9.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.97% 3.18% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £414 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.13% -2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £26.88
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +11.62%
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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
151 157 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 94.38% 96.91% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 82 33
Average daily rate £300 £318 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.51% +10.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 12
Average hourly rate £12.50 £21.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% +68.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £35.00 £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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
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 3 July 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 3 (33.33%) Google Analytics
1 3 (33.33%) Google
1 3 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) Pay per click
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Facebook
2 2 (22.22%) Twitter
2 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
2 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
2 2 (22.22%) FMCG
2 2 (22.22%) SEO
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) SAP WM
2 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (11.11%) Data Security
3 1 (11.11%) Security Management
3 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) SMS
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) SAP MM
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) MS Project
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 1 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP WM
2 1 (11.11%) SyteLine
2 1 (11.11%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SMS
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) FMCG
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) SEO
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Pay per click
2 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Project Governance
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Security
3 1 (11.11%) Security Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Google
2 2 (22.22%) Facebook
2 2 (22.22%) Twitter
2 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe