The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire 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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 33 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 7 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.46% 4.59% 4.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.58% 4.96% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 1
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£440 £413 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.31% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £35.15
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -21.76%
Consultant
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
271 282 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 95.09% 92.46% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 127 88
Average daily rate £305 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.61% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £443 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 32 37
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Leicester +4 5 £400 -20.00%
Lutterworth - - - -
Coalville - - - -
Hinckley - - - -
Consultant
East Midlands

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (20.83%) SAP
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) .NET
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (8.33%) Change Control
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (8.33%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (8.33%) SCCM
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (8.33%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Service Management
4 2 (8.33%) E-business
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) ETL
4 2 (8.33%) C#

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) SAS
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP IS-U
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.17%) SAP R/3
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
1 1 (4.17%) MPLS
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) VLAN
1 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) PowerCenter
3 1 (4.17%) SAP BW
3 1 (4.17%) Data Mart
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Billing
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.17%) SOAP
2 1 (4.17%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) GIS
1 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.17%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
1 2 (8.33%) AIX
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
1 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
2 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (8.33%) Service Management
2 2 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
2 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (8.33%) Migration
2 2 (8.33%) Change Control
2 2 (8.33%) E-business
2 2 (8.33%) Procure-to-pay
2 2 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (4.17%) DevOps
3 1 (4.17%) Identity Management
3 1 (4.17%) Build Automation
3 1 (4.17%) Business Analytics
3 1 (4.17%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (4.17%) Analytics
3 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (4.17%) Information Security
3 1 (4.17%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) C#
2 2 (8.33%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.17%) ABAP
3 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) CIMA
2 1 (4.17%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) SCOM
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.17%) SCSM
2 1 (4.17%) Ansible
2 1 (4.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) SAP
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) Rackspace
5 1 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) Informatica
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat