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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 31 29 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 12 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.13% 4.42% 3.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.33% 4.72% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +17.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £370 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £41.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.04% +27.69%
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
360 318 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 93.99% 93.81% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 185 136
Average daily rate £416 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £295
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 22 15 17
Average hourly rate £13.50 £11.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.94 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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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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 22 May 2015.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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 +1 8 £400 -40.74% 1
Consultant
East Midlands

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (28.57%) SQL
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Migration
2 4 (19.05%) SAP
2 4 (19.05%) Agresso
3 3 (14.29%) ETL
3 3 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Data Structures
4 2 (9.52%) Data Mapping
4 2 (9.52%) System Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Billing
4 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
4 2 (9.52%) Advertising
4 2 (9.52%) ERP
4 2 (9.52%) SAP BW
4 2 (9.52%) Windows
4 2 (9.52%) CRM
4 2 (9.52%) ABAP
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) Business Objects
5 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.76%) C
5 1 (4.76%) Java
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.76%) Linux
5 1 (4.76%) MS Access
5 1 (4.76%) Web Services

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Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Agresso
2 1 (4.76%) SAP FI
2 1 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (4.76%) SAP CO
2 1 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (4.76%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) VoIP
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SAP BW
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) MS Access
2 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.76%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.76%) LSMW
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Billing
3 2 (9.52%) Advertising
4 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.76%) SWIFT
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
2 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Migration
2 3 (14.29%) ETL
2 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Data Mapping
3 2 (9.52%) System Testing
3 2 (9.52%) ERP
3 2 (9.52%) CRM
4 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Commerce
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) B2B
4 1 (4.76%) Process Management
4 1 (4.76%) ITSM
4 1 (4.76%) E-Procurement
4 1 (4.76%) EAI
4 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
2 2 (9.52%) ABAP
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) CCNP
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.76%) Remedy
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Dell
3 1 (4.76%) EMC
3 1 (4.76%) Juniper
3 1 (4.76%) NetApp
3 1 (4.76%) Endeca
3 1 (4.76%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) Aruba