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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 8 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 22 21 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 11.64% 11.35% 14.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.22% 12.35% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 14
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £386 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £580 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -13.19%
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
180 170 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 95.24% 91.89% 93.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 82 79
Average daily rate £400 £375 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 8
Average hourly rate £37.00 £6.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+469.23% -74.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 16 (35.56%) SAP
2 10 (22.22%) Oracle
3 9 (20.00%) Finance
4 6 (13.33%) QA
5 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 5 (11.11%) Migration
5 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.89%) Process Management
6 4 (8.89%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (8.89%) SQL
6 4 (8.89%) NHS
6 4 (8.89%) Business Analysis
6 4 (8.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (8.89%) Billing
6 4 (8.89%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (8.89%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (6.67%) SAP CO
7 3 (6.67%) Logistics
7 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.67%) Integration Testing
7 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (6.67%) Data Migration
7 3 (6.67%) SAP HR
7 3 (6.67%) SAP FI
7 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
7 3 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (4.44%) Change Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (4.44%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Office
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (8.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (6.67%) SAP CO
2 3 (6.67%) SAP HR
2 3 (6.67%) SAP FI
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Payroll
3 2 (4.44%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (4.44%) SAP HCM
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (2.22%) SAP BPC
4 1 (2.22%) SAP EWM
4 1 (2.22%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (2.22%) SAP EHS
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (2.22%) SAP MM
4 1 (2.22%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.22%) PowerCenter
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.22%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (2.22%) Big Data
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (4.44%) MorphX
2 1 (2.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Billing
3 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.44%) Automotive
5 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) NHS
2 2 (4.44%) User Experience
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.11%) Migration
1 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (8.89%) Process Management
2 4 (8.89%) Business Analysis
2 4 (8.89%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
3 3 (6.67%) Integration Testing
3 3 (6.67%) Data Migration
3 3 (6.67%) Logistics
4 2 (4.44%) Change Management
4 2 (4.44%) CRM
4 2 (4.44%) ERP
4 2 (4.44%) ETL
4 2 (4.44%) Project Planning
4 2 (4.44%) Workflow
5 1 (2.22%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (2.22%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.22%) BCP
5 1 (2.22%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.44%) X++
4 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) HP ASE
3 1 (2.22%) HP MASE
3 1 (2.22%) CCIE
3 1 (2.22%) CCNP
3 1 (2.22%) CCDP
3 1 (2.22%) CCA
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) ARCserve
1 1 (2.22%) Nessus
1 1 (2.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) SAP
2 10 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) Informatica
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) HP
3 2 (4.44%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) RedPrairie
4 1 (2.22%) 3PAR
4 1 (2.22%) Splunk
4 1 (2.22%) Talend
4 1 (2.22%) EMC
4 1 (2.22%) Trillium
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco
4 1 (2.22%) NetApp
4 1 (2.22%) Ab Initio
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