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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 12 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 14 19 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 8.33% 12.03% 13.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.59% 12.34% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 17
Average daily rate £416 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £350 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £494 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -9.37%
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
163 154 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 97.02% 97.47% 97.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 84 151
Average daily rate £380 £350 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 22
Average hourly rate £45.50 £16.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.75% -61.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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
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 30 April 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 21 (56.76%) SAP
2 8 (21.62%) OpenText
3 7 (18.92%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 6 (16.22%) Project Management
4 6 (16.22%) Finance
4 6 (16.22%) SAP Certification
5 5 (13.51%) SAP BW
5 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
5 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (13.51%) Learning Management System
5 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (10.81%) Procure-to-pay
6 4 (10.81%) jQuery
6 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
6 4 (10.81%) Kronos
6 4 (10.81%) Change Management
6 4 (10.81%) SAP MM
6 4 (10.81%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (8.11%) Service Management
7 3 (8.11%) Saba
7 3 (8.11%) SAP SD
7 3 (8.11%) CSS
7 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
7 3 (8.11%) Ajax
7 3 (8.11%) Taleo
7 3 (8.11%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (8.11%) Capacity Management
7 3 (8.11%) Change Control
7 3 (8.11%) Target Operating Model

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.70%) SAP Portal
2 1 (2.70%) SAS
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (18.92%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 4 (10.81%) SAP MM
3 3 (8.11%) SAP SD
4 2 (5.41%) OpenText Process Suite
4 2 (5.41%) SAP CO
4 2 (5.41%) SAP FI
4 2 (5.41%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (5.41%) SAP HR
4 2 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (2.70%) Sage 1000
5 1 (2.70%) SAP FI-AP
5 1 (2.70%) SAP GRC
5 1 (2.70%) SAP PM
5 1 (2.70%) SAP QM
5 1 (2.70%) SAP SRM
5 1 (2.70%) SAP Travel Management
5 1 (2.70%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) SuccessFactors
1 3 (8.11%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (2.70%) MS Access
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
3 4 (10.81%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (5.41%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.70%) Advertising
5 1 (2.70%) Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Legal
5 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
1 4 (10.81%) jQuery
2 3 (8.11%) Ajax
2 3 (8.11%) CSS
3 2 (5.41%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (2.70%) Backbone.js
4 1 (2.70%) BAPI
4 1 (2.70%) Dojo
4 1 (2.70%) Ember.js
4 1 (2.70%) HTML
4 1 (2.70%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (2.70%) ODBC
4 1 (2.70%) SAPUI5
4 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (13.51%) Learning Management System
2 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.70%) FMCG
2 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) AIX
1 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Project Management
2 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (10.81%) Change Management
3 4 (10.81%) Procure-to-pay
3 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (8.11%) Capacity Management
4 3 (8.11%) Change Control
4 3 (8.11%) OCR
4 3 (8.11%) Service Management
4 3 (8.11%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.41%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL
5 2 (5.41%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (5.41%) Migration
5 2 (5.41%) Quality Management
5 2 (5.41%) Release Management
5 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.41%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) ABAP
2 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) SAP Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) MCDBA
2 1 (2.70%) MCP
2 1 (2.70%) MCSE
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (2.70%) COBIT
1 1 (2.70%) GMP
1 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 21 (56.76%) SAP
2 8 (21.62%) OpenText
3 4 (10.81%) Kronos
4 3 (8.11%) Saba
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.70%) Sage
5 1 (2.70%) Sencha
5 1 (2.70%) Siemens