The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Midlands region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
England / Midlands
Rank 6 12 3
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 20 14 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 16.13% 8.54% 20.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.24% 8.92% 21.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 13
Median daily rate £420 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £440 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £620 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £431 £430
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £60.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +140.00%

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
116 157 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 93.55% 95.73% 93.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 85 49
Median daily rate £463 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £350 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £670 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Midlands region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 21 February 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Midlands region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 34 (62.96%) SAP
2 8 (14.81%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Data Modelling
3 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.96%) ERP
3 7 (12.96%) SAP MM
4 6 (11.11%) CRM
4 6 (11.11%) SQL
4 6 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
5 5 (9.26%) ABAP
5 5 (9.26%) Oracle
6 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
6 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
6 4 (7.41%) SAP PP
6 4 (7.41%) Project Management
6 4 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (7.41%) Logistics
6 4 (7.41%) Business Analysis
6 4 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (7.41%) Workflow
6 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.41%) SAP CO
7 3 (5.56%) SAP PM
7 3 (5.56%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (5.56%) Retail
7 3 (5.56%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (5.56%) TOGAF
7 3 (5.56%) Internet
7 3 (5.56%) SAP SD

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 4 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (12.96%) SAP MM
2 4 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (7.41%) SAP CO
2 4 (7.41%) SAP PP
3 3 (5.56%) Primavera
3 3 (5.56%) SAP FI
3 3 (5.56%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (5.56%) SAP HCM
3 3 (5.56%) SAP PM
3 3 (5.56%) SAP SD
4 2 (3.70%) SAP APO
4 2 (3.70%) SAP GTS
4 2 (3.70%) SAP HR
4 2 (3.70%) SAP QM
4 2 (3.70%) SAP WM
5 1 (1.85%) SAP FI-CA
5 1 (1.85%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (1.85%) SAP PP-PI
5 1 (1.85%) SAP R/3
5 1 (1.85%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
1 1 (1.85%) PaaS
1 1 (1.85%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.85%) DataStage
2 1 (1.85%) GIS
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.85%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MSTest
1 2 (3.70%) NUnit
General
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Billing
3 1 (1.85%) Legal
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) .NET
1 3 (5.56%) EDI
1 3 (5.56%) SOAP
2 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.70%) Entity Framework
2 2 (3.70%) HTML
2 2 (3.70%) REST
2 2 (3.70%) SAP PI
2 2 (3.70%) Unity DI Container
2 2 (3.70%) WCF
2 2 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (1.85%) Apache Axis
3 1 (1.85%) COM
3 1 (1.85%) JDBC
3 1 (1.85%) JMS
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.85%) XML
3 1 (1.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.85%) CMDB
1 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
1 1 (1.85%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.81%) Data Modelling
2 7 (12.96%) ERP
3 6 (11.11%) CRM
3 6 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
4 4 (7.41%) Business Analysis
4 4 (7.41%) Logistics
4 4 (7.41%) Project Management
4 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (7.41%) Workflow
5 3 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (5.56%) TOGAF
5 3 (5.56%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.70%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (3.70%) Document Management
6 2 (3.70%) SOLID
6 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 2 (3.70%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) SQL
2 5 (9.26%) ABAP
3 3 (5.56%) C#
4 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.85%) Java
5 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Netcool
1 1 (1.85%) TADDM
1 1 (1.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (62.96%) SAP
2 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle
4 2 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.85%) Ariba
5 1 (1.85%) IBM
5 1 (1.85%) Infor
5 1 (1.85%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.85%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.85%) SEEBURGER
5 1 (1.85%) webMethods