The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Midlands region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 5 13 4
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 22 18 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 13.10% 8.11% 13.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.75% 8.57% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 11
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £421 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -15.38%
Job Titles Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
160 210 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 95.24% 94.59% 89.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 81 67
Average daily rate £425 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £573 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 19
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -52.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £6.50 £25.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Consultant
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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 23 July 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 23 July 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 19 (34.55%) SAP
2 11 (20.00%) Finance
3 9 (16.36%) Oracle
4 8 (14.55%) Billing
5 7 (12.73%) QA
6 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (10.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 5 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 5 (9.09%) CRM
8 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.27%) NHS
8 4 (7.27%) SAP FI
8 4 (7.27%) Process Management
8 4 (7.27%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (7.27%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (5.45%) Logistics
9 3 (5.45%) SAP QM
9 3 (5.45%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (5.45%) Data Migration
9 3 (5.45%) Migration
9 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
10 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (3.64%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 2 (3.64%) SCCM
10 2 (3.64%) SAP BW

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (3.64%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (10.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (7.27%) SAP FI
3 3 (5.45%) SAP QM
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (3.64%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (3.64%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (3.64%) SAP APO
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (1.82%) SAP MRS
5 1 (1.82%) SAP cProjects
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (1.82%) SAP GRC
5 1 (1.82%) SAP PLM
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) DHCP
1 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.64%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.64%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.82%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.82%) PowerCenter
3 1 (1.82%) Big Data
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (3.64%) MorphX
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 8 (14.55%) Billing
3 2 (3.64%) Marketing
3 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) NHS
2 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Windows
1 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
1 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
1 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (9.09%) CRM
2 5 (9.09%) Unit Testing
2 5 (9.09%) Integration Testing
3 4 (7.27%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (7.27%) Process Management
3 4 (7.27%) Business Analysis
4 3 (5.45%) Logistics
4 3 (5.45%) Migration
4 3 (5.45%) Data Migration
5 2 (3.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (3.64%) Workflow
5 2 (3.64%) Network Design
5 2 (3.64%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (3.64%) Project Management
6 1 (1.82%) Data Modelling
6 1 (1.82%) ETL
6 1 (1.82%) Identity Management
6 1 (1.82%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
1 2 (3.64%) SQL
1 2 (3.64%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) SCCM
2 1 (1.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.82%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.82%) Nessus
Vendors
1 19 (34.55%) SAP
2 9 (16.36%) Oracle
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.82%) HP
3 1 (1.82%) Informatica
3 1 (1.82%) VMware
3 1 (1.82%) 3PAR
3 1 (1.82%) Splunk
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