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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 23 30 22
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 23 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.50% 3.27% 4.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.65% 3.36% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 11
Median daily rate £475 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £250 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +54.12%
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
407 387 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 97.37% 97.48% 96.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 269 218
Median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 19
Median hourly rate £11.17 £18.52 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.68% +37.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £20.33 £16.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 18 £475 +5.55%
Corby - 1 £390 -
Kettering - 1 £390 - 1
Consultant
East Midlands

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.77%) SQL
3 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
3 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
4 10 (25.64%) Dell
4 10 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (25.64%) VMware
4 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (23.08%) ITIL
5 9 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
5 9 (23.08%) Boomi
5 9 (23.08%) Power BI
5 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2016
6 8 (20.51%) Continuous Deployment
6 8 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (20.51%) Functional Testing
6 8 (20.51%) Regression Testing
7 7 (17.95%) Coaching
8 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
9 5 (12.82%) Windows
10 4 (10.26%) Finance
10 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
10 4 (10.26%) Banking
11 3 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
11 3 (7.69%) Project Management

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 (5.13%) CMS
1 2 (5.13%) SAS
1 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.56%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.56%) SAP MM
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Retail
1 1 (2.56%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) Boomi
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
2 1 (2.56%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (5.13%) Intranet
2 2 (5.13%) Network Security
3 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (23.08%) Power BI
2 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2016
2 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.56%) Base SAS
3 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) LSMW
General
1 4 (10.26%) Banking
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Advertising
2 1 (2.56%) Automotive
2 1 (2.56%) Front Office
2 1 (2.56%) Marketing
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) J2EE
2 1 (2.56%) BAPI
2 1 (2.56%) HTML
2 1 (2.56%) Middleware
2 1 (2.56%) SAP ALE
2 1 (2.56%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.56%) NHS
2 1 (2.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Unix
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) CentOS
4 1 (2.56%) Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (23.08%) ITIL
2 9 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
3 8 (20.51%) Continuous Deployment
3 8 (20.51%) Functional Testing
3 8 (20.51%) Regression Testing
3 8 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (17.95%) Coaching
5 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (7.69%) ERP
6 3 (7.69%) Project Management
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.13%) CRM
7 2 (5.13%) Migration
7 2 (5.13%) Process Management
7 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (2.56%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (2.56%) ABAP
3 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.56%) PHP
3 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.56%) SAPscript
3 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
1 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.56%) MCSE
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.56%) NFS
2 1 (2.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Tivoli
1 2 (5.13%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (2.56%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.64%) Dell
2 10 (25.64%) VMware
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco
4 1 (2.56%) Endeca
4 1 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) Informatica
4 1 (2.56%) NetApp
4 1 (2.56%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (2.56%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.56%) Tableau