The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Solihull region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 17 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 9 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 5.92% 4.07% 7.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.26% 4.31% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £500 £373 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.22% -11.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £46.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.13% +84.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Solihull 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
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
124 116 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 81.58% 94.31% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 45 22
Median daily rate £375 £375 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £500 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £42.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.76% +28.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Solihull region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Solihull region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (38.89%) SAP
2 6 (33.33%) SAP MM
2 6 (33.33%) SAP SRM
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 3 (16.67%) Supply Chain Management
4 3 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (11.11%) Smart Meter
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (11.11%) Finance
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.56%) OpenText
6 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
6 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
6 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.56%) ETL
6 1 (5.56%) LAN
6 1 (5.56%) WLAN
6 1 (5.56%) WAN
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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 1 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (33.33%) SAP MM
1 6 (33.33%) SAP SRM
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (5.56%) Demantra
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle ASCP
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) Network Security
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) JSTL
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (11.11%) Smart Meter
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 3 (16.67%) Supply Chain Management
2 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.56%) Data Transformation
3 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.56%) ETL
3 1 (5.56%) High Availability
3 1 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CCIE
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) SAP
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) F5
3 1 (5.56%) Juniper
3 1 (5.56%) OpenText
3 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow