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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 21 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 6 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 4.69% 6.63% 10.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.80% 7.03% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £420 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £443
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £42.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +52.72%
Consultant
West 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 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
125 185 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 97.66% 94.39% 89.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 42 29
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £28.75 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +161.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 2016, 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 5 (27.78%) Oracle
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (16.67%) Supply Chain Management
5 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 3 (16.67%) LAN
5 3 (16.67%) WAN
6 2 (11.11%) Juniper
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
6 2 (11.11%) HTML
6 2 (11.11%) CSS
6 2 (11.11%) Unix
6 2 (11.11%) Windows
6 2 (11.11%) Network Security
6 2 (11.11%) VLAN
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (11.11%) Finance
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 2 (11.11%) WLAN
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
7 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
7 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.56%) Security Hardening

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 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (33.33%) SAP MM
1 6 (33.33%) SAP SRM
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
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 11i
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle ASCP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
2 2 (11.11%) Network Security
2 2 (11.11%) VLAN
2 2 (11.11%) WLAN
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) MPLS
3 1 (5.56%) VoIP
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) GIS
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Discoverer
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) CSS
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) JSTL
2 1 (5.56%) Sass
2 1 (5.56%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Unix
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Supply Chain Management
1 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.56%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (5.56%) Database Tuning
3 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.56%) High Availability
3 1 (5.56%) Identity Management
3 1 (5.56%) Information Governance
3 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.56%) Presales
3 1 (5.56%) SDLC
3 1 (5.56%) Security Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) Security Hardening
3 1 (5.56%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CCIE
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.56%) OCP
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) SAP
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (5.56%) Brocade
4 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.56%) F5
4 1 (5.56%) OpenText