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 2 May 2016 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 5 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 22 37 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 10.95% 25.00% 14.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.89% 27.61% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 10
Median daily rate £500 £460 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £415
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +6.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -9.37%
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
185 134 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 92.04% 90.54% 91.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 49 56
Median daily rate £500 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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
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 2 May 2016, 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 14 (37.84%) Oracle
2 8 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (21.62%) PeopleSoft
2 8 (21.62%) SAP
2 8 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (18.92%) Functional Testing
3 7 (18.92%) Oracle UPK
3 7 (18.92%) Unit Testing
3 7 (18.92%) System Testing
3 7 (18.92%) Time Management
3 7 (18.92%) JD Edwards
3 7 (18.92%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (18.92%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (18.92%) Hyperion
4 6 (16.22%) Finance
5 5 (13.51%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.81%) Migration
6 4 (10.81%) Oracle Payroll
6 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.81%) SQL
6 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
7 3 (8.11%) Fintech
7 3 (8.11%) Windows
8 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (5.41%) SAP HCM
8 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (5.41%) Retail
8 2 (5.41%) Data Management
8 2 (5.41%) webMethods

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 7 (18.92%) Oracle UPK
2 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.70%) MTS
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (5.41%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 2 (5.41%) SAP HCM
4 2 (5.41%) SAP HR
5 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (2.70%) SAP CO
5 1 (2.70%) SAP FI
5 1 (2.70%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (2.70%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (2.70%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
1 2 (5.41%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (2.70%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Modbus
1 1 (2.70%) RFID
1 1 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.70%) Big Data
2 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Automotive
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) COM
2 1 (2.70%) JDBC
2 1 (2.70%) MDX
2 1 (2.70%) Middleware
2 1 (2.70%) RESTful
2 1 (2.70%) SOAP
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Fintech
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.70%) iPad
3 1 (2.70%) iSeries
3 1 (2.70%) Learning Management System
3 1 (2.70%) Reinsurance
3 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) AIX
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Unix
2 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (18.92%) Functional Testing
2 7 (18.92%) System Testing
2 7 (18.92%) Time Management
2 7 (18.92%) Unit Testing
3 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.81%) Migration
3 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
4 2 (5.41%) Data Management
4 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (2.70%) Analytics
5 1 (2.70%) Business Transformation
5 1 (2.70%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (2.70%) DevOps
5 1 (2.70%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.70%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (2.70%) TDD
5 1 (2.70%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.70%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) ABAP
3 1 (2.70%) C
3 1 (2.70%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.70%) Nagios
1 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.70%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Oracle
2 8 (21.62%) PeopleSoft
2 8 (21.62%) SAP
3 7 (18.92%) Hyperion
3 7 (18.92%) JD Edwards
4 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.41%) webMethods
6 1 (2.70%) Amdocs
6 1 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) Infor
6 1 (2.70%) JDA
6 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.70%) VMware
Midlands
Spargonet Consulting Plc
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