The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank - 20 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 2.03% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £470 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £404 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.00
Technical 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
187 134 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 92.57% 90.54% 91.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 50 56
Average daily rate £500 £456 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £561 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Consultant in the job title across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Consultant across the Midlands region.

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Technical Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Consultant across the Midlands region.

Technical Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Document Management
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Infor
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) Procure-to-pay
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Yammer
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Case Management
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Case Management
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Document Management
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Procure-to-pay
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Infor
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (50.00%) SAP