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 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 20 18 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 8 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.52% 5.59% 9.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.84% 5.92% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 12
Median daily rate £468 £425 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £237 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £465 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £446
% change year-on-year
- +0.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £42.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +10.52%
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
137 152 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 94.48% 94.41% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 88 126
Median daily rate £385 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 2016.

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 5 December 2016, 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 (25.00%) SAP
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Information Security
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (10.00%) Advertising
4 2 (10.00%) Remedy
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.00%) Workflow
4 2 (10.00%) Finance
4 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (10.00%) CRM
4 2 (10.00%) ERP
4 2 (10.00%) Sage
4 2 (10.00%) XML
4 2 (10.00%) OO
4 2 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (10.00%) PaaS
4 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (5.00%) Data Ingestion
5 1 (5.00%) Compliance Management

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 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) JBoss
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (5.00%) BPCS
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (5.00%) SAP CRM
2 1 (5.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (5.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (5.00%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (5.00%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) PaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (5.00%) MS Access
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) JUnit
1 1 (5.00%) Maven
1 1 (5.00%) TestNG
General
1 2 (10.00%) Advertising
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Billing
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
1 2 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) ODBC
2 1 (5.00%) RESTful
2 1 (5.00%) SailPoint
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) AS400
2 1 (5.00%) CMDB
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Information Security
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) CRM
4 2 (10.00%) ERP
4 2 (10.00%) OO
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.00%) Workflow
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.00%) ITSM
5 1 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (5.00%) OOP
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Java
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) ABAP
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) RPG
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CISSP
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) MCDBA
1 1 (5.00%) MCP
1 1 (5.00%) MCSE
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) BitLocker
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) SAP
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Remedy
3 2 (10.00%) Sage
4 1 (5.00%) BMC
4 1 (5.00%) CA
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.00%) Siemens
4 1 (5.00%) Splunk