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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 21 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 19 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.00% 3.32% 3.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.16% 3.44% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 7
Median daily rate £395 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £450 £415
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -9.37%
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
368 436 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 96.84% 96.46% 93.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 275 193
Median daily rate £400 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 23 25
Median hourly rate £32.50 £13.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.74% +22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.81 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.00 £16.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +8 11 £450 +12.50% 2
Kettering - 2 £363 -
Corby - 1 - -
Consultant
East Midlands

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 8 (19.51%) Oracle
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Windows
3 6 (14.63%) SAP
4 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (12.20%) Banking
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
5 4 (9.76%) Change Management
5 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
5 4 (9.76%) Tivoli
5 4 (9.76%) Linux
6 3 (7.32%) IBM Notes
6 3 (7.32%) IBM Domino
6 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
6 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.32%) ERP
6 3 (7.32%) .NET
6 3 (7.32%) Unix
6 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
6 3 (7.32%) C#
6 3 (7.32%) SQL
6 3 (7.32%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Lotus
6 3 (7.32%) IBM
6 3 (7.32%) IBM Certification
6 3 (7.32%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (7.32%) Firewall
6 3 (7.32%) Identity Management
6 3 (7.32%) Migration
6 3 (7.32%) Workflow

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 3 (7.32%) IBM Domino
1 3 (7.32%) IBM Notes
1 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.44%) CMS
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.44%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (2.44%) SAP EWM
3 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.44%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) Intranet
2 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.44%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.44%) Network Security
2 1 (2.44%) VLAN
2 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.44%) DB2
3 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.44%) Impala
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) LSMW
1 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Billing
3 2 (4.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Automotive
4 1 (2.44%) Electronics
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) Classic ASP
3 1 (2.44%) BAPI
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) SAP ALE
3 1 (2.44%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.88%) CESG
1 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
1 2 (4.88%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.76%) Linux
4 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.32%) Unix
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.44%) AIX
6 1 (2.44%) CentOS
6 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (9.76%) Change Management
3 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
3 3 (7.32%) ERP
3 3 (7.32%) Identity Management
3 3 (7.32%) ISMS
3 3 (7.32%) Migration
3 3 (7.32%) Server Building
3 3 (7.32%) Workflow
4 2 (4.88%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (4.88%) ETL
4 2 (4.88%) Information Assurance
4 2 (4.88%) Network Architecture
4 2 (4.88%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (4.88%) Security Architecture
5 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.44%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.44%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.44%) Content Management
5 1 (2.44%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) C#
1 3 (7.32%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) ABAP
2 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.88%) VB
2 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
2 2 (4.88%) VB6
2 2 (4.88%) VBA
3 1 (2.44%) Java
3 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.44%) MATLAB
3 1 (2.44%) PHP
3 1 (2.44%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) IBM Certification
1 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (4.88%) CISSP
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) ACCA
3 1 (2.44%) CCNA
3 1 (2.44%) CIMA
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) MCSA
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) NFS
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
2 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Tivoli
2 3 (7.32%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (2.44%) SCCM
3 1 (2.44%) SCOM
3 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle
2 6 (14.63%) SAP
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.32%) IBM
4 3 (7.32%) Lotus
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco
5 2 (4.88%) Dell
5 2 (4.88%) Informatica
5 2 (4.88%) Nimble Storage
5 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.88%) VMware
6 1 (2.44%) F5
6 1 (2.44%) HP
6 1 (2.44%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.44%) Rally
6 1 (2.44%) Tableau