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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 11 3 13
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 14 39 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 8.24% 16.88% 5.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.97% 18.57% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £326 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £502 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £25.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-1.00% -39.39%
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
156 210 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 91.76% 90.91% 91.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 129 76
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £262 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 16 11
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 (25.71%) JavaScript
2 8 (22.86%) HTML
2 8 (22.86%) CSS
3 7 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (20.00%) Information Security
4 6 (17.14%) OO
4 6 (17.14%) HTML5
4 6 (17.14%) CSS3
5 5 (14.29%) PCI DSS
5 5 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 5 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 5 (14.29%) ITIL
5 5 (14.29%) SAP
5 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 5 (14.29%) CISSP
6 4 (11.43%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (11.43%) Security Management
6 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
6 4 (11.43%) CISM
6 4 (11.43%) Lync
6 4 (11.43%) Office 365
7 3 (8.57%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (8.57%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (8.57%) PKI
7 3 (8.57%) Security Architecture
7 3 (8.57%) Smart Meter
7 3 (8.57%) Cryptography
7 3 (8.57%) Penetration Testing

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (11.43%) Lync
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.71%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.86%) SAP Portal
4 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP APO
1 2 (5.71%) Workday HCM
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Utilities
2 1 (2.86%) SAP MDM
2 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.86%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Office 365
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) DMZ
1 2 (5.71%) Firewall
1 2 (5.71%) Multicast
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.86%) Big Data
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Billing
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) CSS
1 8 (22.86%) HTML
2 6 (17.14%) HTML5
2 6 (17.14%) CSS3
3 2 (5.71%) .NET
4 1 (2.86%) Backbone.js
4 1 (2.86%) BAPI
4 1 (2.86%) Ajax
4 1 (2.86%) SAP ALE
4 1 (2.86%) JSON
4 1 (2.86%) jQuery
4 1 (2.86%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.57%) Cryptography
2 3 (8.57%) PKI
2 3 (8.57%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (8.57%) Smart Meter
3 2 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) SCADA
4 1 (2.86%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
1 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Risk Management
1 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (20.00%) Information Security
2 6 (17.14%) OO
3 5 (14.29%) ITIL
3 5 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 5 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 4 (11.43%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (11.43%) Security Management
5 3 (8.57%) Migration
5 3 (8.57%) Information Security Management
5 3 (8.57%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (8.57%) Security Testing
5 3 (8.57%) Information Management
5 3 (8.57%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (8.57%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (8.57%) Security Architecture
6 2 (5.71%) ISMS
6 2 (5.71%) Data Security
6 2 (5.71%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
2 3 (8.57%) SQL
3 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.71%) C#
4 1 (2.86%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) ABAP
4 1 (2.86%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) CISSP
2 4 (11.43%) CISM
3 3 (8.57%) CISA
4 2 (5.71%) CRISC
5 1 (2.86%) MCSE
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.86%) GIAC
5 1 (2.86%) ISSAP
5 1 (2.86%) MCTS
5 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.71%) COBIT
3 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) SAP
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Avaya
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) McAfee
3 1 (2.86%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.86%) Remedy
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