The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham 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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 15 33 21
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 28 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 6.70% 2.44% 6.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.16% 2.60% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 8
Average daily rate
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£550 £448 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.90% +2.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £19.17 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.14% -48.88%
Consultant
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottingham 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
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
391 308 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 93.54% 93.90% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 131 139
Average daily rate £365 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.74% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 15
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.88 £19.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the Nottingham region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the Nottingham region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 12 (29.27%) VMware
2 8 (19.51%) Java
3 7 (17.07%) SAP
3 7 (17.07%) HP
3 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
3 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (14.63%) Puppet
4 6 (14.63%) Node.js
4 6 (14.63%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (14.63%) OpenStack
4 6 (14.63%) Vagrant
4 6 (14.63%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (14.63%) New Relic
4 6 (14.63%) Ansible
4 6 (14.63%) DevOps
4 6 (14.63%) Salt
4 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
4 6 (14.63%) Ruby
4 6 (14.63%) Nagios
4 6 (14.63%) Python
5 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
5 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
5 5 (12.20%) Finance
5 5 (12.20%) Migration
6 4 (9.76%) Firewall
6 4 (9.76%) Degree
6 4 (9.76%) ITIL
6 4 (9.76%) Windows

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 6 (14.63%) Node.js
1 6 (14.63%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.44%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.44%) Lync
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.44%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) SAP SD
2 1 (2.44%) Agresso
2 1 (2.44%) SAP MM
2 1 (2.44%) SAP PP
2 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.44%) SAP Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (14.63%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Firewall
2 3 (7.32%) SAN
2 3 (7.32%) Nortel Contivity
2 3 (7.32%) Wireless
2 3 (7.32%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (7.32%) NAS
3 1 (2.44%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) MySQL
1 3 (7.32%) Pentaho
2 2 (4.88%) DB2
2 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.44%) SAP BI
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.44%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Electronics
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.44%) Advertising
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) CSS
1 1 (2.44%) HTML
1 1 (2.44%) Middleware
1 1 (2.44%) jQuery
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.44%) DTV
2 1 (2.44%) FMCG
2 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.44%) User Experience
2 1 (2.44%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) UNIX
3 1 (2.44%) zOS
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
2 6 (14.63%) DevOps
3 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (12.20%) Migration
4 4 (9.76%) ITIL
5 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
5 3 (7.32%) Project Management
5 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.32%) Change Control
6 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.88%) Workflow
6 2 (4.88%) ETL
6 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.88%) ERP
7 1 (2.44%) Six Sigma
7 1 (2.44%) BPR
7 1 (2.44%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.44%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (2.44%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) Java
2 6 (14.63%) Ruby
2 6 (14.63%) Python
3 3 (7.32%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) ABAP
4 1 (2.44%) JCL
4 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
1 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) Degree
3 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.32%) CCIE
3 3 (7.32%) CCNP
3 3 (7.32%) CCNA
4 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.88%) MCSE
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.32%) ProxySG
2 3 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Puppet
1 6 (14.63%) Vagrant
1 6 (14.63%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (14.63%) Ansible
1 6 (14.63%) Salt
1 6 (14.63%) Nagios
2 1 (2.44%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) VMware
2 7 (17.07%) SAP
2 7 (17.07%) HP
3 6 (14.63%) New Relic
4 3 (7.32%) Cisco
4 3 (7.32%) Nortel
4 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.32%) Blue Coat
4 3 (7.32%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.88%) 3PAR
5 2 (4.88%) Fortinet
5 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle
6 1 (2.44%) Citrix
6 1 (2.44%) IBM
6 1 (2.44%) Dell
6 1 (2.44%) BMC
6 1 (2.44%) Splunk
6 1 (2.44%) Talend
6 1 (2.44%) hybris