The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire 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 29 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 11 36 20
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 35 11 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 7.69% 3.04% 6.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.27% 3.22% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 10
Average daily rate
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£500 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £376 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £26.42 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% -29.56%
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 Nottinghamshire 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
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
423 342 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 92.97% 94.48% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 143 174
Average daily rate £350 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £234
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 24 23 24
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +14.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.85 £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 Nottinghamshire

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 December 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
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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
Nottingham +15 26 £550 +22.90%
Consultant
East Midlands

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 15 (26.79%) SAP
2 12 (21.43%) VMware
3 9 (16.07%) Retail
4 8 (14.29%) Finance
4 8 (14.29%) Java
5 7 (12.50%) ITIL
5 7 (12.50%) HP
5 7 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 7 (12.50%) SAP Retail
5 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (10.71%) Puppet
6 6 (10.71%) Node.js
6 6 (10.71%) OpenStack
6 6 (10.71%) Jenkins
6 6 (10.71%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (10.71%) Vagrant
6 6 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (10.71%) New Relic
6 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (10.71%) Ansible
6 6 (10.71%) DevOps
6 6 (10.71%) Salt
6 6 (10.71%) Ruby
6 6 (10.71%) Service Delivery
6 6 (10.71%) Nagios
6 6 (10.71%) Python
7 5 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.93%) Migration
7 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
7 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared

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Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 (10.71%) Node.js
1 6 (10.71%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.79%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.79%) Lync
3 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.79%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (12.50%) SAP Retail
2 4 (7.14%) SAP SD
3 3 (5.36%) Agresso
4 2 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (3.57%) SAP LE
5 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.79%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.79%) SAP PP
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.71%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) Firewall
2 3 (5.36%) Wireless
2 3 (5.36%) Nortel Contivity
2 3 (5.36%) NAS
2 3 (5.36%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (5.36%) SAN
3 1 (1.79%) LDAP
3 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SAP BW
2 3 (5.36%) MySQL
2 3 (5.36%) Pentaho
3 2 (3.57%) DB2
3 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (1.79%) SAP BI
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.79%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (16.07%) Retail
2 8 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.79%) Advertising
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Billing
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Electronics
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) HTML
1 1 (1.79%) CSS
1 1 (1.79%) WAP
1 1 (1.79%) Middleware
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Basis
1 1 (1.79%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) FMCG
2 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.79%) DataPower
3 1 (1.79%) User Experience
3 1 (1.79%) DTV
3 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) UNIX
3 1 (1.79%) zOS
3 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.50%) ITIL
1 7 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 6 (10.71%) Service Delivery
2 6 (10.71%) DevOps
3 5 (8.93%) Migration
3 5 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 4 (7.14%) Logistics
5 3 (5.36%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.36%) Change Control
5 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
5 3 (5.36%) ERP
5 3 (5.36%) Project Management
5 3 (5.36%) Service Management
5 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.36%) Change Management
6 2 (3.57%) Workflow
6 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.57%) Data Management
6 2 (3.57%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.29%) Java
2 6 (10.71%) Python
2 6 (10.71%) Ruby
3 4 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (1.79%) ABAP
4 1 (1.79%) JCL
4 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
1 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.14%) Degree
3 3 (5.36%) CCIE
3 3 (5.36%) CCNP
3 3 (5.36%) CCNA
3 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.57%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (5.36%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Vagrant
1 6 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (10.71%) Ansible
1 6 (10.71%) Salt
1 6 (10.71%) Nagios
1 6 (10.71%) Puppet
2 1 (1.79%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) SAP
2 12 (21.43%) VMware
3 7 (12.50%) HP
4 6 (10.71%) New Relic
5 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.36%) Blue Coat
6 3 (5.36%) Nortel
6 3 (5.36%) Cisco
6 3 (5.36%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle
7 2 (3.57%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.57%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.79%) Splunk
8 1 (1.79%) Talend
8 1 (1.79%) hybris
8 1 (1.79%) RedPrairie
8 1 (1.79%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.79%) IBM
8 1 (1.79%) Citrix