The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Senior Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Consultant
Rank 243 250 234
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 14 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.24% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 13
Median daily rate £488 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £345 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £580 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - -
Senior Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8311 9058 8685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.20% 94.86% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4967 5335 4693
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 424 430
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -0.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £40.15 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Senior Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Senior Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Senior Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Senior Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Senior Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Consultant across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Senior Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Senior Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Senior Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Senior Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 5 £550 - 1
Berkshire -9 3 £488 +9.55% 3
Buckinghamshire +10 2 £475 +53.22% 2
West Sussex -11 1 £435 -13.00% 1
Surrey -12 1 £400 - 1
Kent - 1 £550 -
Senior Consultant
England

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Senior 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 South East region featuring Senior Consultant in the job title.

1 19 (41.30%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Project Planning
3 7 (15.22%) Data Analysis
3 7 (15.22%) SAP
4 6 (13.04%) Banking
4 6 (13.04%) hybris
5 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.70%) Firewall
6 4 (8.70%) Oracle
6 4 (8.70%) C#
6 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.70%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
7 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
7 3 (6.52%) Analytics
7 3 (6.52%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
7 3 (6.52%) Windows
7 3 (6.52%) .NET
7 3 (6.52%) Java
7 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
7 3 (6.52%) Validation
7 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.52%) Retail
8 2 (4.35%) .NET Framework
8 2 (4.35%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.35%) Nessus
8 2 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP CO
1 2 (4.35%) SAP FI
1 2 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.17%) HFM
2 1 (2.17%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.17%) SAP HCM
2 1 (2.17%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.17%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (2.17%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.52%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (4.35%) PaaS
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.17%) IaaS
4 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Firewall
2 2 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.17%) BGP
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.17%) DNS
3 1 (2.17%) FWSM
3 1 (2.17%) LDAP
3 1 (2.17%) Network Security
3 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.35%) QlikView
1 2 (4.35%) Spotfire
2 1 (2.17%) DocumentDB
2 1 (2.17%) Hyperion Smart View
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.17%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) NuGet
1 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (41.30%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Retail
4 2 (4.35%) Legal
4 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) .NET
1 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.35%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (2.17%) CSS
3 1 (2.17%) HTML
3 1 (2.17%) Java EE
3 1 (2.17%) JSON
3 1 (2.17%) JSP
3 1 (2.17%) REST
3 1 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.17%) Web Services
3 1 (2.17%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (2.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.35%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.35%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.17%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.17%) HACMP
3 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Kali Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Solaris
3 1 (2.17%) Unix
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) Project Planning
2 7 (15.22%) Data Analysis
3 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
4 4 (8.70%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (6.52%) Analytics
5 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.52%) Validation
6 2 (4.35%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.35%) Coaching
6 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (4.35%) DevOps
6 2 (4.35%) Migration
6 2 (4.35%) Patch Management
6 2 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.35%) Security Operations
6 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.35%) Time Management
6 2 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) C#
2 3 (6.52%) Java
3 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.35%) SQL
4 1 (2.17%) Perl
4 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) CCIE
3 1 (2.17%) CCNP
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.17%) CISSP
3 1 (2.17%) ISEB
3 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.17%) GAAP
2 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.17%) BitLocker
1 1 (2.17%) NFS
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Clusterware
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Nessus
2 1 (2.17%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.17%) Netcool
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (2.17%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) SAP
2 6 (13.04%) hybris
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle
4 2 (4.35%) Anaplan
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco
4 2 (4.35%) Cognos
4 2 (4.35%) Hyperion
4 2 (4.35%) Juniper
5 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.17%) Computacenter
5 1 (2.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.17%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.17%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.17%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.17%) Remedy
5 1 (2.17%) Veritas