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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 17 7 13
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 4.72% 4.23% 3.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.96% 5.26% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate £398 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £500 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £500 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.25 £24.75 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+127.27% -
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
121 57 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 95.28% 80.28% 87.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 22 38
Average daily rate £375 £365 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £120 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 2016, 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 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) B2B
2 4 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
2 4 (22.22%) Billing
2 4 (22.22%) Marketing
2 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
2 4 (22.22%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
2 4 (22.22%) Application Rationalisation
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (16.67%) SAP
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) Retail
4 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (11.11%) C
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (11.11%) ETL
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.56%) SFIA
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.56%) System Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Business Development
5 1 (5.56%) MDX
5 1 (5.56%) Russian Language

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.56%) PowerPivot
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (22.22%) Billing
1 4 (22.22%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) MDX
1 1 (5.56%) SAP PI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Application Rationalisation
2 4 (22.22%) B2B
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
2 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) ETL
5 1 (5.56%) Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Business Development
5 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
5 1 (5.56%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) ITSM
5 1 (5.56%) Process Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (5.56%) Service Management
5 1 (5.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CCNA
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.56%) MBA
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
1 4 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Mitel
4 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow