The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Lincolnshire 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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 8 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 5 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 7.94% 15.28% 4.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.62% 17.19% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £500 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £500 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £530 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £19.17 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -49.88%
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 Lincolnshire 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
Lincolnshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52 64 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 82.54% 88.89% 91.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 27 19
Average daily rate £400 £350 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 7
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.98 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% +3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £12.45 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £13.95 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Lincolnshire

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lincolnshire 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 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (33.33%) FMCG
2 3 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (33.33%) ERP
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) Mercator
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lincolnshire 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 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (11.11%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Automotive
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) FMCG
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
1 3 (33.33%) ERP
1 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay
1 3 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Mercator
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Avaya