The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leicestershire region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 24 33 17
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 8 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.25% 3.91% 5.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.35% 4.06% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
Median daily rate £550 £411 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.73% +7.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £674 £450 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £431 £430
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £60.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +140.00%

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
239 271 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.15% 96.44% 96.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 137 175
Median daily rate £300 £278 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -10.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £180 £81
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £446 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 16
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £40.80 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Leicestershire region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester 0 3 £545 +34.56% 2
Loughborough - 2 £550 -
Consultant
East Midlands

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicestershire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) SAP
3 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) Forcepoint
4 2 (11.76%) Firewall
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security
4 2 (11.76%) Sophos
4 2 (11.76%) Banking
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (11.76%) Coaching
4 2 (11.76%) Power BI
4 2 (11.76%) Email Filtering
5 1 (5.88%) Wireframes
5 1 (5.88%) Prototyping
5 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.88%) User Experience
5 1 (5.88%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity Planning

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.88%) SAP ERP
2 1 (5.88%) SAP MM
2 1 (5.88%) SAP Retail
2 1 (5.88%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Extranet
2 1 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Power BI
2 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.88%) SAP BW
2 1 (5.88%) SAP HANA
General
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Billing
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) Graphic Design
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.88%) Taxonomies
1 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Project Management
2 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
2 2 (11.76%) Coaching
2 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (11.76%) Email Filtering
2 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
2 2 (11.76%) Information Security
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (5.88%) Analytics
3 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Information Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Prototyping
3 1 (5.88%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (5.88%) Usability Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) ABAP
1 1 (5.88%) C
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) MCITP
1 1 (5.88%) MCSE
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) SAP
3 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.76%) Forcepoint
3 2 (11.76%) Sophos
4 1 (5.88%) Baan
4 1 (5.88%) JD Edwards
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle