The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 35 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 10 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.44% 4.32% 3.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% 4.76% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 5
Average daily rate
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£420 £463 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.18% +54.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £353 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £573 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.59 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-34.66% -
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
377 273 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 91.95% 90.70% 91.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 131 118
Average daily rate £425 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 24 15
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.11 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £18.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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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

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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

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Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -14 3 £420 - 3
Consultant
East Midlands

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 10 (29.41%) SQL
2 8 (23.53%) Finance
3 7 (20.59%) Agresso
4 6 (17.65%) Web Services
4 6 (17.65%) Logistics
4 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (14.71%) Marketing
5 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (14.71%) Advertising
6 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.76%) SAP
6 4 (11.76%) Time Management
6 4 (11.76%) Axure RP
6 4 (11.76%) User Experience
7 3 (8.82%) Data Migration
7 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
7 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
7 3 (8.82%) ETL
7 3 (8.82%) Oracle
7 3 (8.82%) SAP BW
7 3 (8.82%) Project Management
7 3 (8.82%) Migration
8 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
8 2 (5.88%) IBM
8 2 (5.88%) AS400
8 2 (5.88%) Business Objects
8 2 (5.88%) C#
8 2 (5.88%) ABAP
8 2 (5.88%) .NET
8 2 (5.88%) CRM

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Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.94%) SAS
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Agresso
2 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.94%) Force.com
2 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) SAN
1 1 (2.94%) LAN
1 1 (2.94%) WAN
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
1 1 (2.94%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SAP BW
2 2 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.94%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Axure RP
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Marketing
2 5 (14.71%) Advertising
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Billing
4 1 (2.94%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) Web Services
2 2 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) XML
3 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) User Experience
2 2 (5.88%) AS400
2 2 (5.88%) iSeries
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.94%) Open Source
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Logistics
2 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (11.76%) Time Management
4 3 (8.82%) Data Migration
4 3 (8.82%) ETL
4 3 (8.82%) Project Management
4 3 (8.82%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) CRM
5 2 (5.88%) System Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Data Mapping
5 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.94%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.94%) SOA
6 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.94%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.88%) C#
3 2 (5.88%) ABAP
4 1 (2.94%) C++
4 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) SAP
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) IBM
3 2 (5.88%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.94%) RedPrairie
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com