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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 2 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 37 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 22.70% 17.37% 11.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.52% 19.21% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 10
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£475 £475 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £400 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-18.88% +38.46%
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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
145 151 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 88.96% 90.42% 88.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 51 68
Average daily rate £475 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -21.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015, 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 39 (59.09%) SAP
2 16 (24.24%) Manufacturing
3 13 (19.70%) Finance
4 11 (16.67%) Logistics
5 7 (10.61%) ERP
5 7 (10.61%) SQL
6 6 (9.09%) Oracle
6 6 (9.09%) CRM
6 6 (9.09%) SAP MM
6 6 (9.09%) EDI
6 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 6 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 6 (9.09%) SAP ALE
6 6 (9.09%) Telecoms
6 6 (9.09%) New Media
7 5 (7.58%) SAP EWM
7 5 (7.58%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.06%) ABAP
8 4 (6.06%) Java
8 4 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
9 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
9 3 (4.55%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (4.55%) Business Analysis
9 3 (4.55%) Oracle OWB
9 3 (4.55%) Migration
9 3 (4.55%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.55%) OLAP

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 1 (1.52%) Apache
1 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.52%) NetWeaver
1 1 (1.52%) CMS
1 1 (1.52%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
1 1 (1.52%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (9.09%) SAP MM
2 5 (7.58%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (7.58%) SAP EWM
3 4 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (4.55%) SAP APO
5 2 (3.03%) SAP HR
5 2 (3.03%) SAP SD
5 2 (3.03%) SAP BPC
5 2 (3.03%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (1.52%) SAP SCM
6 1 (1.52%) SAP EHS
6 1 (1.52%) SAP SRM
6 1 (1.52%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (1.52%) SAP FI
6 1 (1.52%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (1.52%) SAP PM
6 1 (1.52%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) SaaS
1 1 (1.52%) PaaS
1 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle Discoverer
1 3 (4.55%) SAP BW
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle OWB
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle OLAP
1 3 (4.55%) OLAP
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.03%) SAP HANA
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (1.52%) Big Data
3 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.03%) LSMW
1 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 16 (24.24%) Manufacturing
2 13 (19.70%) Finance
3 6 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.03%) Automotive
4 2 (3.03%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) EDI
1 6 (9.09%) SAP ALE
2 3 (4.55%) J2EE
2 3 (4.55%) Web Services
3 2 (3.03%) XML
3 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.03%) BAPI
3 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (3.03%) .NET
4 1 (1.52%) SAP TM
4 1 (1.52%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (1.52%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.52%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) New Media
2 2 (3.03%) User Experience
3 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.52%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (1.52%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.55%) Windows
2 2 (3.03%) UNIX
2 2 (3.03%) Linux
2 2 (3.03%) VMS
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.67%) Logistics
2 7 (10.61%) ERP
3 6 (9.09%) CRM
3 6 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (4.55%) Project Management
5 3 (4.55%) Business Analysis
5 3 (4.55%) Migration
6 2 (3.03%) Analytics
6 2 (3.03%) Information Security
6 2 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.03%) TDD
6 2 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (3.03%) MVC
7 1 (1.52%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.52%) Scrum
7 1 (1.52%) Service Management
7 1 (1.52%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.52%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.61%) SQL
2 4 (6.06%) ABAP
2 4 (6.06%) Java
3 3 (4.55%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.03%) C#
4 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.03%) MCITP
3 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.52%) MCTS
3 1 (1.52%) MCSE
3 1 (1.52%) CCNP
3 1 (1.52%) CCNA
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) SLA
1 1 (1.52%) QA
1 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) TIBCO Hawk
1 1 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (59.09%) SAP
2 6 (9.09%) Oracle
2 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.52%) Informatica
3 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.52%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.52%) AppSense
3 1 (1.52%) Northgate
3 1 (1.52%) Netezza
3 1 (1.52%) Talend
3 1 (1.52%) IBM
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