The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 8 3 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 18 32 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 10.17% 16.75% 8.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.32% 20.25% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £498 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.63% +17.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £418 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £611 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -6.66%
Consultant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex 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
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
159 158 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 89.83% 82.72% 91.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 92 84
Average daily rate £400 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £551 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 9 (22.50%) SAP
2 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.50%) HTML
3 7 (17.50%) ITIL
3 7 (17.50%) CSS
3 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (15.00%) PL/SQL
4 6 (15.00%) SQL
4 6 (15.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (15.00%) Migration
4 6 (15.00%) Information Security
4 6 (15.00%) Data Protection
4 6 (15.00%) PCI DSS
5 5 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 5 (12.50%) Information Management
5 5 (12.50%) Security Management
5 5 (12.50%) OO
5 5 (12.50%) HTML5
5 5 (12.50%) CSS3
6 4 (10.00%) Lync
6 4 (10.00%) PKI
6 4 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (10.00%) Office 365
6 4 (10.00%) Cognos
6 4 (10.00%) XML
6 4 (10.00%) SAS
6 4 (10.00%) CISA
6 4 (10.00%) Information Security Management
6 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (10.00%) CISSP

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 4 (10.00%) Lync
1 4 (10.00%) SAS
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (2.50%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Workday HCM
1 2 (5.00%) SAP APO
2 1 (2.50%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (2.50%) SAP QM
2 1 (2.50%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Multicast
1 2 (5.00%) Firewall
1 2 (5.00%) DMZ
2 1 (2.50%) LAN
2 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Spotfire
2 2 (5.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
1 2 (5.00%) Legal
1 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) HTML
1 7 (17.50%) CSS
2 5 (12.50%) HTML5
2 5 (12.50%) CSS3
3 4 (10.00%) XML
4 2 (5.00%) .NET
5 1 (2.50%) Visualforce
5 1 (2.50%) JSON
5 1 (2.50%) Ajax
5 1 (2.50%) SAP ALE
5 1 (2.50%) BAPI
5 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) PKI
1 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (10.00%) Cryptography
1 4 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (10.00%) Smart Meter
2 2 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.50%) AIX
2 1 (2.50%) Solaris
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) ITIL
2 6 (15.00%) Risk Management
2 6 (15.00%) Migration
2 6 (15.00%) Information Security
2 6 (15.00%) Data Protection
3 5 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 5 (12.50%) Information Management
3 5 (12.50%) Security Management
3 5 (12.50%) OO
4 4 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (10.00%) Information Security Management
4 4 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (10.00%) Data Management
4 4 (10.00%) Data Mapping
4 4 (10.00%) Security Testing
5 3 (7.50%) ISMS
5 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.50%) Workflow
6 2 (5.00%) Security Architecture
6 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (15.00%) PL/SQL
2 6 (15.00%) SQL
3 2 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) Apex Code
4 1 (2.50%) Java
4 1 (2.50%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) CISA
1 4 (10.00%) CISSP
2 3 (7.50%) CISM
2 3 (7.50%) CRISC
3 2 (5.00%) SAP Certification
4 1 (2.50%) MCTS
4 1 (2.50%) ISSAP
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (10.00%) CDISC
3 2 (5.00%) COBIT
4 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) XenApp
2 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) SAP
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.00%) Cognos
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle
5 2 (5.00%) Business Objects
5 2 (5.00%) McAfee
5 2 (5.00%) Avaya
6 1 (2.50%) VMware
6 1 (2.50%) NetApp
6 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.50%) Citrix
6 1 (2.50%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.50%) IBM
6 1 (2.50%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.50%) 3PAR
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