The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Northamptonshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 28 24 34
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 12 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.32% 2.16% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.64% 2.29% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 6
Average daily rate £390 £200 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+95.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £200 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £200 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
Job Titles Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
330 218 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 91.41% 94.37% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 129 218
Average daily rate £400 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £217 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 16
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.60 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £15.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Consultant
East Midlands

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

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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Northampton -8 3 - -
Kettering - - - -
Consultant
East Midlands

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (25.00%) EDI
2 5 (20.83%) IBM
2 5 (20.83%) HP
2 5 (20.83%) SAP
2 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Finance
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Java
4 3 (12.50%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (12.50%) SAP SD
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.33%) Internet
5 2 (8.33%) C#
5 2 (8.33%) Windows
5 2 (8.33%) .NET
5 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (8.33%) CRM
5 2 (8.33%) VMware
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.33%) Banking
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (8.33%) FMCG
5 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (4.17%) Korn
6 1 (4.17%) WebSphere

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.17%) Lync
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) SAP SD
2 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (4.17%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) Network Security
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) DTS
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) EDI
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) Silverlight
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) SOAP
3 1 (4.17%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) FMCG
2 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.17%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) CRM
3 2 (8.33%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.17%) Use Case
4 1 (4.17%) Data Management
4 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.17%) E-Discovery
4 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.17%) System Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Data Transformation
4 1 (4.17%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (4.17%) DMAIC
4 1 (4.17%) Scrum
4 1 (4.17%) Change Management
4 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.17%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Java
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) Korn
3 1 (4.17%) Bourne shell
3 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.17%) C
3 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) ISEB
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.17%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) IBM
1 5 (20.83%) HP
1 5 (20.83%) SAP
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Teradata
4 1 (4.17%) Cognos
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago