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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Consultant
Rank 251 243 219
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 32 26 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.26% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.27% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 23
Median daily rate £475 £474 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +5.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £306 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £566
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £419
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
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
9196 9522 8760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.43% 94.31% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5593 5223 4823
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 £225 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 460 482
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Berkshire +2 16 £525 -10.63% 5
Hampshire +5 6 £475 -40.62% 1
Surrey -8 4 £563 +21.95% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £450 - 1
West Sussex -13 1 - - 1
Sussex - 1 - -
Senior Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 21 (35.59%) Finance
2 14 (23.73%) SAP
3 7 (11.86%) Banking
3 7 (11.86%) Data Analysis
3 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.17%) SAP FI
4 6 (10.17%) Project Planning
4 6 (10.17%) hybris
5 5 (8.47%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (8.47%) Analytics
5 5 (8.47%) C#
5 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
5 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (6.78%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (6.78%) Windows
6 4 (6.78%) ERP
6 4 (6.78%) Project Management
6 4 (6.78%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (6.78%) Degree
6 4 (6.78%) SAP ERP
6 4 (6.78%) Test Management
6 4 (6.78%) Data Integration
7 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
7 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
7 3 (5.08%) SAP FI-AA
7 3 (5.08%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.08%) ISTQB
7 3 (5.08%) Relational Database

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 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.69%) SAS
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (10.17%) SAP FI
2 4 (6.78%) SAP ERP
3 3 (5.08%) SAP CO
3 3 (5.08%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (5.08%) SAP FI-AA
4 2 (3.39%) Remedy AR System
4 2 (3.39%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (1.69%) HFM
5 1 (1.69%) SAP GRC
5 1 (1.69%) SAP HCM
5 1 (1.69%) SAP HR
5 1 (1.69%) SAP MDM
5 1 (1.69%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.08%) Office 365
3 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.69%) Boomi
4 1 (1.69%) IaaS
4 1 (1.69%) PaaS
4 1 (1.69%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) DNS
2 2 (3.39%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.69%) DHCP
3 1 (1.69%) LAN
3 1 (1.69%) LDAP
3 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) Big Data
1 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.39%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.39%) QlikView
2 2 (3.39%) SAP BW
2 2 (3.39%) Spotfire
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.69%) Hyperion Smart View
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.69%) NuGet
2 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (35.59%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Banking
3 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.39%) Electronics
5 2 (3.39%) Legal
5 2 (3.39%) Marketing
5 2 (3.39%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.69%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.69%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.39%) .NET
2 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.39%) CSS
2 2 (3.39%) HTML
2 2 (3.39%) Java EE
2 2 (3.39%) Web Services
3 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.69%) D3.js
3 1 (1.69%) JSON
3 1 (1.69%) JSP
3 1 (1.69%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.69%) Three.js
3 1 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.69%) WebGL
3 1 (1.69%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (1.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.78%) Data Integration
3 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.08%) Replication
4 2 (3.39%) Biometrics
4 2 (3.39%) Biotechnology
4 2 (3.39%) CMDB
4 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.39%) Life Science
4 2 (3.39%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) HACMP
5 1 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) Statistics
5 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.78%) Windows
2 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.69%) Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Solaris
3 1 (1.69%) Unix
3 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.86%) Data Analysis
2 6 (10.17%) Project Planning
3 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (8.47%) Analytics
3 5 (8.47%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (6.78%) ERP
4 4 (6.78%) Project Management
4 4 (6.78%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (6.78%) Test Management
5 3 (5.08%) Business Analysis
5 3 (5.08%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.08%) CRM
5 3 (5.08%) DevOps
5 3 (5.08%) Migration
5 3 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (5.08%) Scrum
6 2 (3.39%) BDD
6 2 (3.39%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.39%) Network Architecture
6 2 (3.39%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.47%) C#
2 3 (5.08%) Java
2 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.08%) SQL
3 2 (3.39%) ABAP
4 1 (1.69%) Perl
4 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) ISEB
2 3 (5.08%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) PhD
3 2 (3.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) BitLocker
2 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.69%) NFS
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (1.69%) Netcool
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (1.69%) Puppet
1 1 (1.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 14 (23.73%) SAP
2 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.17%) hybris
4 3 (5.08%) Citrix
4 3 (5.08%) Remedy
5 2 (3.39%) Anaplan
5 2 (3.39%) BMC
5 2 (3.39%) BT
5 2 (3.39%) Cognos
5 2 (3.39%) Hyperion
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle
6 1 (1.69%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (1.69%) Ariba
6 1 (1.69%) Computacenter
6 1 (1.69%) IBM
6 1 (1.69%) Mercator
6 1 (1.69%) Nokia
6 1 (1.69%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.69%) Veritas
6 1 (1.69%) Virgin Media