The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leicestershire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 36 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 5 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.68% 7.11% 7.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 7.63% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 6
Average daily rate
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£480 £413 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -19.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £363 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £462 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £424 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.29% -0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.00%
Job Titles Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
283 236 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 94.97% 93.28% 95.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 110 69
Average daily rate £300 £350 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 24 31
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Consultant
East Midlands

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 29 July 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 -7 3 £440 -12.00% 1
Loughborough - - - -
Lutterworth - - - - 2
Coalville - - - -
Hinckley - - - -
Consultant
East Midlands

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (23.81%) SAP
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (14.29%) .NET
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.52%) Change Control
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (9.52%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (9.52%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (9.52%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (9.52%) SCCM
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (9.52%) Service Management
4 2 (9.52%) E-business
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
4 2 (9.52%) Windows
4 2 (9.52%) AIX

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP IS-U
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.76%) SAP R/3
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
1 1 (4.76%) MPLS
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) VLAN
1 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SAP BW
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.76%) SOAP
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) GIS
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.76%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
1 2 (9.52%) AIX
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
1 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Service Management
1 2 (9.52%) Migration
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Implementation
1 2 (9.52%) E-business
1 2 (9.52%) Change Control
1 2 (9.52%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (4.76%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (4.76%) Identity Management
2 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
2 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
2 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
2 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (4.76%) Information Security
2 1 (4.76%) Network Design
2 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
2 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) C#
2 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.76%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) CIMA
2 1 (4.76%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
2 1 (4.76%) SCSM
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) SAP
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) VMware
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix
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Mason Frank
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Posted: 4 days ago