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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 16 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 10 37 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.90% 14.80% 13.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.43% 16.82% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 13
Average daily rate
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£388 £475 £505
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% -5.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £330 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £529 £606
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -
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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
184 220 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 90.20% 88.00% 85.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 132 120
Average daily rate £355 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £110 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £41.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.66% +10.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £10.00 £35.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £49.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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 8 (38.10%) SAP
2 6 (28.57%) Finance
3 3 (14.29%) Legal
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) Windows
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (14.29%) SCCM
3 3 (14.29%) FMCG
4 2 (9.52%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) XenApp
4 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (9.52%) SAP FI-GL
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) vSphere
4 2 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) EMC
4 2 (9.52%) Hyperion
4 2 (9.52%) Linux
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) CRM
4 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security
4 2 (9.52%) SAP CRM
4 2 (9.52%) Clustering
5 1 (4.76%) Taleo

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP CRM
1 2 (9.52%) SAP FI-GL
1 2 (9.52%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (4.76%) SAP FI
2 1 (4.76%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (4.76%) SAP MDM
2 1 (4.76%) SAP CO
2 1 (4.76%) SAP SRM
2 1 (4.76%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Taleo
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
1 1 (4.76%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) NetScreen
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.76%) SAP BW
1 1 (4.76%) Essbase
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Legal
3 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
1 1 (4.76%) SAP XI
1 1 (4.76%) jQuery
1 1 (4.76%) HTML5
1 1 (4.76%) CSS3
1 1 (4.76%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) FMCG
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) CRM
1 2 (9.52%) Information Security
2 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
2 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
2 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (4.76%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (4.76%) Software Asset Management
2 1 (4.76%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (4.76%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (4.76%) ERP
2 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (4.76%) Project Management
2 1 (4.76%) Change Management
2 1 (4.76%) Workflow
2 1 (4.76%) Migration
2 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL
2 1 (4.76%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C
1 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
1 1 (4.76%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) CCNP
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (9.52%) XenApp
1 2 (9.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) SAP
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Hyperion
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) EMC
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Juniper
4 1 (4.76%) BMC
4 1 (4.76%) OpenText
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) Saba
4 1 (4.76%) Teradata
4 1 (4.76%) Kronos
4 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.76%) Aruba
4 1 (4.76%) F5