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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 12 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 8 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 6.11% 2.55% 4.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.14% 2.65% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £436 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.33 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+28.92% -43.12%
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
112 151 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 85.50% 96.18% 97.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 62 46
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 36
Average hourly rate £13.50 £29.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.44% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.42 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £36.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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 5 (50.00%) SAP
2 4 (40.00%) SAP CRM
2 4 (40.00%) BAPI
2 4 (40.00%) ABAP
2 4 (40.00%) SAP ALE
2 4 (40.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) SAS
3 2 (20.00%) Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Billing
3 2 (20.00%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (10.00%) Ansible
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Puppet
4 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (10.00%) Build Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Rackspace
4 1 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) QlikView
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (20.00%) SAS
2 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) SAP CRM
2 2 (20.00%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (10.00%) SAP MM
3 1 (10.00%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (20.00%) Billing
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) BAPI
1 4 (40.00%) SAP ALE
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) ABAP
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Rackspace