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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 27 29 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 14 12 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.53% 3.85% 11.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.84% 3.99% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 8
Average daily rate
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£388 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £327 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £498 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £31.25 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+52.00% +1.62%
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
289 301 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 93.53% 96.47% 96.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 154 95
Average daily rate £285 £290 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £200 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 40 29
Average hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £35.00 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.71%

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 29 June 2015.

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 29 June 2015. 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 +5 6 £300 -31.42%
Hinckley - 1 £525 -
Consultant
East Midlands

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Google
2 4 (14.29%) Google Analytics
2 4 (14.29%) SCCM
2 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) Analytics
3 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
3 3 (10.71%) Facebook
3 3 (10.71%) Twitter
3 3 (10.71%) Pay per click
3 3 (10.71%) Marketing
3 3 (10.71%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (10.71%) SEO
3 3 (10.71%) Migration
3 3 (10.71%) HP
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) SAP
4 2 (7.14%) HPUX
4 2 (7.14%) JBoss
4 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
4 2 (7.14%) Agresso
4 2 (7.14%) SAP MM
4 2 (7.14%) SAP WM
4 2 (7.14%) Java
4 2 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (7.14%) Information Security
4 2 (7.14%) Finance
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) Retail
4 2 (7.14%) FMCG

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Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 2 (7.14%) JBoss
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Agresso
1 2 (7.14%) SAP MM
1 2 (7.14%) SAP WM
2 1 (3.57%) SAP QM
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.57%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Google Analytics
2 2 (7.14%) SaaS
3 1 (3.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) SMS
1 1 (3.57%) VPN
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
1 1 (3.57%) SAN
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
1 1 (3.57%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.57%) Ranorex
General
1 3 (10.71%) Marketing
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) FMCG
1 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (7.14%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) HPUX
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) UNIX
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) Analytics
2 3 (10.71%) SEO
2 3 (10.71%) Migration
2 3 (10.71%) Pay per click
2 3 (10.71%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
3 2 (7.14%) Information Security
3 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.57%) Supplier Management
4 1 (3.57%) Quality Management
4 1 (3.57%) Change Management
4 1 (3.57%) Data Security
4 1 (3.57%) Security Management
4 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.57%) Security Architecture
4 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (3.57%) Project Governance
4 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Google
3 3 (10.71%) Facebook
3 3 (10.71%) Twitter
3 3 (10.71%) SAP
3 3 (10.71%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) Lotus
4 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) Adobe
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