The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands 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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 7 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 19 18 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 10.56% 8.96% 12.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.24% 9.73% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 10
Average daily rate
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£475 £488 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £588 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.31% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -23.61%
Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands 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
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
169 185 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 93.89% 92.04% 93.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 81 83
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 9
Average hourly rate £37.00 £17.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.42% -31.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the Midlands region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the Midlands region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 17 (35.42%) SAP
2 9 (18.75%) Oracle
3 8 (16.67%) Finance
4 7 (14.58%) QA
5 6 (12.50%) Billing
6 5 (10.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
6 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
6 5 (10.42%) Migration
6 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (8.33%) Process Management
7 4 (8.33%) NHS
7 4 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.33%) Integration Testing
7 4 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (8.33%) Business Analysis
8 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (6.25%) Data Migration
8 3 (6.25%) SAP HR
8 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
8 3 (6.25%) SQL
8 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
9 2 (4.17%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (4.17%) Oracle Payroll
9 2 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (4.17%) Change Management
9 2 (4.17%) Telecoms

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Office
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (6.25%) SAP HR
4 2 (4.17%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (4.17%) SAP APO
4 2 (4.17%) SAP FI
4 2 (4.17%) SAP HCM
4 2 (4.17%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (4.17%) SAP CO
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 2 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (2.08%) SAP PLM
5 1 (2.08%) SAP MRS
5 1 (2.08%) SAP cProjects
5 1 (2.08%) SAP MM
5 1 (2.08%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) DHCP
1 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.08%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (2.08%) Big Data
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.08%) PowerCenter
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (4.17%) MorphX
2 1 (2.08%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Billing
3 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.17%) Automotive
4 2 (4.17%) Marketing
5 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) NHS
2 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
1 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.42%) Migration
1 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (8.33%) Process Management
2 4 (8.33%) Unit Testing
2 4 (8.33%) Integration Testing
2 4 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
2 4 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 3 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 2 (4.17%) Change Management
4 2 (4.17%) Workflow
4 2 (4.17%) CRM
4 2 (4.17%) ERP
4 2 (4.17%) ETL
4 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (4.17%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.08%) Logistics
5 1 (2.08%) Network Design
5 1 (2.08%) Data Management
5 1 (2.08%) PLM
5 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
1 3 (6.25%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) X++
3 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
1 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Nessus
1 1 (2.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (2.08%) SCCM
1 1 (2.08%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) SAP
2 9 (18.75%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) Informatica
4 1 (2.08%) 3PAR
4 1 (2.08%) Splunk
4 1 (2.08%) Talend
4 1 (2.08%) NetApp
4 1 (2.08%) HP
4 1 (2.08%) Trillium
4 1 (2.08%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.08%) VMware
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