The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull 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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 8 6 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 7 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 8.75% 12.99% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.46% 14.93% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £425 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.45% +22.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £425 £423
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+79.31% +5.45%
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
74 67 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 92.50% 87.01% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 36 33
Average daily rate £375 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £21.50 - £14.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 - £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 3 (25.00%) Oracle
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (25.00%) ITSM
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (25.00%) Service Management
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
1 3 (25.00%) Process Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
2 2 (16.67%) SaaS
2 2 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
2 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Adobe
3 1 (8.33%) Hyperion
3 1 (8.33%) EAM
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) HTML

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (8.33%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Local Government
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Graphic Design
1 1 (8.33%) CMDB
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Service Management
1 3 (25.00%) ITSM
1 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (25.00%) Process Architecture
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) EAM
3 1 (8.33%) Release Management
3 1 (8.33%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (8.33%) Adobe
3 1 (8.33%) Hyperion