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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Consultant
Rank 236 243 246
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 19 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.28% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.30% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 9
Median daily rate £474 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.27% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £385 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £563 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £488 £438
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £66.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £66.50 - £65.00
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
7858 9402 8618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.79% 94.73% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4767 5659 4754
Median daily rate £400 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 440 456
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +13.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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
Surrey -1 6 £536 +19.16% 1
Hampshire +18 4 £450 +12.50% 1
Berkshire +8 4 £524 +1.69% 7
Buckinghamshire +23 3 £475 -15.55% 1
Oxfordshire -11 1 £425 +47.82%
Senior Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.50%) SAP
4 6 (15.00%) Oracle
4 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 5 (12.50%) Coaching
5 5 (12.50%) SQL
5 5 (12.50%) Windows
5 5 (12.50%) ERP
5 5 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (12.50%) Firewall
5 5 (12.50%) Information Security
5 5 (12.50%) Degree
6 4 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
6 4 (10.00%) GAMP
6 4 (10.00%) GCP
6 4 (10.00%) GMP
6 4 (10.00%) GxP
6 4 (10.00%) C#
6 4 (10.00%) Patch Management
6 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
7 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
7 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
7 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
7 3 (7.50%) .NET

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 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (5.00%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.50%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.50%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.50%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.50%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) Office 365
2 2 (5.00%) PaaS
3 1 (2.50%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (2.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (5.00%) Network Security
3 1 (2.50%) BGP
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.50%) DHCP
3 1 (2.50%) DNS
3 1 (2.50%) FWSM
3 1 (2.50%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.50%) LDAP
3 1 (2.50%) SAN
3 1 (2.50%) Skype
3 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) DocumentDB
3 1 (2.50%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.50%) NuGet
2 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (7.50%) Retail
5 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.50%) Banking
6 1 (2.50%) Dutch Language
6 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.50%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) .NET
1 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.00%) JSON
3 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (2.50%) REST
3 1 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
3 1 (2.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Replication
3 2 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.50%) BYOD
4 1 (2.50%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.50%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Kali Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.50%) AIX
3 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.50%) Solaris
3 1 (2.50%) Unix
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.50%) Coaching
1 5 (12.50%) ERP
1 5 (12.50%) Information Security
1 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 4 (10.00%) Patch Management
2 4 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (7.50%) Project Management
3 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.00%) Business Transformation
4 2 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (5.00%) Migration
4 2 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (5.00%) Security Operations
4 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.00%) SIEM
4 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.00%) Time Management
4 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) C#
3 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.00%) Java
4 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.50%) C
5 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) CCIE
3 1 (2.50%) CCNP
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.50%) CISSP
3 1 (2.50%) ISEB
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.50%) MCSA
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) GAMP
1 4 (10.00%) GCP
1 4 (10.00%) GMP
1 4 (10.00%) GxP
2 1 (2.50%) GAAP
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.50%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Data Guard
1 2 (5.00%) Nessus
1 2 (5.00%) Netcool
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Flashback
1 2 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) SCOM
2 1 (2.50%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.50%) SAP
3 6 (15.00%) Oracle
4 3 (7.50%) Capita
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco
5 2 (5.00%) hybris
5 2 (5.00%) IBM
5 2 (5.00%) Juniper
5 2 (5.00%) NetApp
6 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.50%) Citrix
6 1 (2.50%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.50%) Mercator
6 1 (2.50%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.50%) VMware