The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Middlesex 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
South East / Middlesex
Rank 10 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 12 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 9.23% 15.03% 8.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.17% 15.33% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 10
Median daily rate £454 £424 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.07% +5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £309 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £503 £450
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 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
118 150 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 90.77% 98.04% 91.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 94 103
Median daily rate £375 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 1
Median hourly rate - £40.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +224.00%
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 Middlesex

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

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 Middlesex region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (26.32%) SAP
2 4 (21.05%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
4 2 (10.53%) jBPM
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Finance
4 2 (10.53%) Epicor
4 2 (10.53%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Windows
4 2 (10.53%) JBoss
4 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (10.53%) Advertising
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.26%) Validation
5 1 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (5.26%) SAP CO
5 1 (5.26%) FMCG
5 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
5 1 (5.26%) SCADA

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 2 (10.53%) JBoss
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.26%) SAP APO
2 1 (5.26%) SAP CO
2 1 (5.26%) SAP FI
2 1 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (5.26%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Advertising
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) jBPM
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) FMCG
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Migration
1 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (10.53%) Information Security
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.26%) CRM
3 1 (5.26%) Data Ingestion
3 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.26%) ERP
3 1 (5.26%) OO
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.26%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (5.26%) Record to Report
3 1 (5.26%) Remediation Plan
3 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 1 (5.26%) Use Case
3 1 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) PowerBroker
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) SAP
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Epicor
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Splunk