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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 33 37 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 6 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.14% 2.26% 6.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.29% 2.46% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Average daily rate
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£275 £473 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.79% +5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -18.36%
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
262 284 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 93.57% 91.61% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 125 99
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 34 54
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.83% -35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
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 17 September 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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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 3 £275 -45.00%
Lutterworth - - - -
Coalville - - - -
Hinckley - - - - 1
Consultant
East Midlands

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) SAP
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Data Mart
3 2 (10.53%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (10.53%) SCCM
3 2 (10.53%) UNIX
3 2 (10.53%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) AIX
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) ETL
3 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Control-M
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Service Management
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Informatica
3 2 (10.53%) PowerCenter
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) SAS
2 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP R/3
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) MPLS
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
1 1 (5.26%) Network Security
1 1 (5.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.53%) Data Mart
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) PowerCenter
3 1 (5.26%) SAP BW
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.26%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
1 2 (10.53%) UNIX
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) AIX
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) SAP Implementation
1 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (10.53%) ETL
1 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Service Management
1 2 (10.53%) Migration
2 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (5.26%) Change Management
2 1 (5.26%) E-business
2 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
2 1 (5.26%) Network Design
2 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
2 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (5.26%) Information Security
2 1 (5.26%) CRM
2 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
2 1 (5.26%) Build Automation
2 1 (5.26%) Business Analytics
2 1 (5.26%) Analytics
2 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C#
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.26%) ABAP
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) CIMA
2 1 (5.26%) CCAB
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
1 2 (10.53%) Control-M
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) SCSM
2 1 (5.26%) Ansible
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) SAP
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) Informatica
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Rackspace