The first table below looks at the demand for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Shropshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 16 12 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 5 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 4.07% 7.84% 5.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.72% 8.89% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
Average daily rate
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£368 £315 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.82% -12.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £288 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £415 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £422 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -15.38%
Job Titles Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106 90 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 86.18% 88.24% 91.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 33 65
Average daily rate £400 £315 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £14.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.87% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Consultant
West Midlands

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Telford -4 5 £368 +16.82% 1
Consultant
West Midlands

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Big Data
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (15.38%) General Ledger
3 2 (15.38%) E-business
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
4 1 (7.69%) RMADS
4 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
4 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) CISSP
4 1 (7.69%) McAfee
4 1 (7.69%) CISM

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle iProcurement
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Big Data
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) General Ledger
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) RMADS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) E-business
2 1 (7.69%) Change Control
2 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
2 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (7.69%) CISSP
1 1 (7.69%) CISM
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) McAfee
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) AppSense
Telford, Shropshire
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