The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior 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
Senior Consultant
Rank 239 233 209
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 22 18 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.20% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.21% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 15
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£450 £425 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £353 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £498 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £463
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Consultant
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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
8806 8448 7862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.37% 91.86% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5200 4616 4096
Average daily rate £375 £350 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £205
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 408 400 542
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.48 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Senior Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +5 7 £445 +11.25% 6
Surrey +2 6 £400 +4.91%
West Sussex -8 4 £500 +8.10%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £310 -
Middlesex +3 1 - -
Oxfordshire -23 1 £700 - 2
East Sussex - 1 £375 - 1
Senior Consultant
England

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title.

1 10 (20.83%) Telecoms
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
1 10 (20.83%) SAP
2 9 (18.75%) Windows
3 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 8 (16.67%) Degree
3 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.50%) WAN
4 6 (12.50%) Cisco
4 6 (12.50%) Project Management
5 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (10.42%) HP
5 5 (10.42%) MCSE
5 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
5 5 (10.42%) SQL
5 5 (10.42%) VMware
5 5 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (10.42%) Marketing
5 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (10.42%) vSphere
5 5 (10.42%) Lync
6 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
6 4 (8.33%) Migration
6 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.33%) LAN
6 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
6 4 (8.33%) CRM

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
1 5 (10.42%) Lync
2 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.08%) CMS
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) SAP FI
1 3 (6.25%) SAP CO
1 3 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (4.17%) SAP SRM
2 2 (4.17%) SAP MM
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.08%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (2.08%) HFM
3 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.08%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.08%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) WAN
2 4 (8.33%) LAN
3 3 (6.25%) PBX
3 3 (6.25%) DHCP
3 3 (6.25%) DNS
3 3 (6.25%) SAN
3 3 (6.25%) Firewall
3 3 (6.25%) VLAN
3 3 (6.25%) Unified Communications
4 2 (4.17%) NAS
4 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.08%) VPN
5 1 (2.08%) Intranet
5 1 (2.08%) SNMP
5 1 (2.08%) Broadband
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.08%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.25%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.08%) Big Data
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.08%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (2.08%) Axure RP
General
1 10 (20.83%) Telecoms
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.08%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) Middleware
2 3 (6.25%) CGI
3 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.17%) HTML
3 2 (4.17%) .NET
3 2 (4.17%) CSS
4 1 (2.08%) Web Services
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.08%) WCF
4 1 (2.08%) WPF
4 1 (2.08%) jQuery
4 1 (2.08%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.25%) User Experience
2 3 (6.25%) Mathematics
2 3 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) Blog
3 2 (4.17%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.08%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.08%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.08%) PKI
4 1 (2.08%) FMCG
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Linux
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.17%) Solaris
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.50%) Project Management
1 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 4 (8.33%) CRM
3 4 (8.33%) Migration
3 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (6.25%) SDLC
4 3 (6.25%) Procure-to-pay
4 3 (6.25%) Performance Engineering
4 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 3 (6.25%) Service Management
4 3 (6.25%) OO
4 3 (6.25%) Validation
4 3 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (6.25%) Business Development
5 2 (4.17%) Network Architecture
5 2 (4.17%) Data Management
5 2 (4.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) C
3 2 (4.17%) C#
3 2 (4.17%) Java
3 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.08%) ABAP
4 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Degree
2 5 (10.42%) MCSE
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.25%) CISSP
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) CCIE
4 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) MCSA
5 1 (2.08%) SAP Certification
5 1 (2.08%) Sun Certification
5 1 (2.08%) ACCA
5 1 (2.08%) CISM
5 1 (2.08%) CIMA
5 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.08%) GxP
2 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.08%) GAAP
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.42%) vSphere
2 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.17%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.08%) Samba
5 1 (2.08%) XenApp
5 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) SCOM
2 2 (4.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.08%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.08%) SCSM
3 1 (2.08%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) SAP
2 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.50%) Cisco
4 5 (10.42%) HP
4 5 (10.42%) VMware
5 3 (6.25%) Avaya
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle
6 2 (4.17%) Dell
6 2 (4.17%) Citrix
6 2 (4.17%) Symantec
6 2 (4.17%) 3Com
6 2 (4.17%) Riverbed
6 2 (4.17%) ServiceNow
6 2 (4.17%) GFI Software
7 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.08%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.08%) OpenText
7 1 (2.08%) Remedy
7 1 (2.08%) Kronos
7 1 (2.08%) Brocade