The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Northamptonshire region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 28 29 40
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 16 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.32% 3.64% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.44% 3.78% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 4
Median daily rate £475 £425 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £250 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £439 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+31.42% +55.55%
Consultant
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire 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
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
360 397 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 97.30% 96.36% 97.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 273 234
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 13
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.52 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.00% +27.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £22.50 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Northamptonshire region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +6 14 £475 +11.76%
Corby - 1 £390 -
Kettering - 1 £390 -
Consultant
East Midlands

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Northamptonshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (19.44%) SQL
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
3 6 (16.67%) Oracle
3 6 (16.67%) VMware
4 5 (13.89%) ITIL
4 5 (13.89%) Windows
4 5 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (13.89%) Dell
4 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 4 (11.11%) Coaching
5 4 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (11.11%) Boomi
5 4 (11.11%) Power BI
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 4 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 4 (11.11%) Finance
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (8.33%) Linux
6 3 (8.33%) Unix
6 3 (8.33%) SAP

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 2 (5.56%) CMS
1 2 (5.56%) SAS
1 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.78%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Retail
1 1 (2.78%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Boomi
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
1 2 (5.56%) Intranet
1 2 (5.56%) Network Security
2 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.78%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (11.11%) Power BI
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.78%) Base SAS
5 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.78%) Impala
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.78%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.78%) LSMW
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Automotive
3 1 (2.78%) Front Office
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) J2EE
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) BAPI
2 1 (2.78%) HTML
2 1 (2.78%) Middleware
2 1 (2.78%) SAP ALE
2 1 (2.78%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.78%) NHS
2 1 (2.78%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) Unix
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) AIX
4 1 (2.78%) CentOS
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (13.89%) ITIL
3 4 (11.11%) Coaching
3 4 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
3 4 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 4 (11.11%) Regression Testing
3 4 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.56%) CRM
5 2 (5.56%) ERP
5 2 (5.56%) ETL
5 2 (5.56%) Migration
5 2 (5.56%) Process Management
5 2 (5.56%) Project Management
5 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (2.78%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (5.56%) ABAP
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.78%) PHP
4 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.78%) SAPscript
4 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) ACCA
1 1 (2.78%) CIMA
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
1 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) MCSE
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.78%) NFS
2 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Tivoli
1 2 (5.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle
2 6 (16.67%) VMware
3 5 (13.89%) Dell
4 3 (8.33%) SAP
5 2 (5.56%) Informatica
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco
6 1 (2.78%) Endeca
6 1 (2.78%) F5
6 1 (2.78%) HP
6 1 (2.78%) NetApp
6 1 (2.78%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (2.78%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.78%) Tableau