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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 12 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 12 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 9.02% 6.73% 14.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.60% 7.07% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £438 £300 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -42.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £41.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.51% +83.33%
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 99 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 93.98% 95.19% 93.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 50 28
Median daily rate £345 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £278 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £446 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £21.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 5 (19.23%) Windows
1 5 (19.23%) GIS
2 4 (15.38%) Project Planning
2 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (15.38%) Presales
2 4 (15.38%) Unix
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) SAP
2 4 (15.38%) LAN
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco
3 3 (11.54%) WAN
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (11.54%) OCP
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (11.54%) Juniper
3 3 (11.54%) WebLogic
3 3 (11.54%) Linux
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
3 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (11.54%) Data Guard

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 3 (11.54%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (11.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (7.69%) SAP MM
2 2 (7.69%) SAP SRM
3 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) LAN
2 3 (11.54%) WAN
3 2 (7.69%) Firewall
3 2 (7.69%) Network Security
3 2 (7.69%) VLAN
3 2 (7.69%) VPN
3 2 (7.69%) WLAN
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (3.85%) DAB
4 1 (3.85%) MPLS
4 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.85%) VoIP
4 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) GIS
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) CSS
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) Sass
1 1 (3.85%) Silverlight
1 1 (3.85%) XML
1 1 (3.85%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.85%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Unix
3 3 (11.54%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Presales
1 4 (15.38%) Project Planning
2 3 (11.54%) Database Tuning
2 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
3 2 (7.69%) Migration
3 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.85%) Analytics
4 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (3.85%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (3.85%) High Availability
4 1 (3.85%) Information Governance
4 1 (3.85%) Information Security
4 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.85%) Network Design
4 1 (3.85%) Security Architecture
4 1 (3.85%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) OCP
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (3.85%) CCIE
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.85%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
1 4 (15.38%) SAP
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco
2 3 (11.54%) Juniper
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) Aruba
4 1 (3.85%) Brocade
4 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) F5