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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Consultant
Rank 236 211 226
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 14 21 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.24% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.26% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 7
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£463 £450 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £319 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £540 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £438 £475
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.33 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £19.17 -
% change year-on-year
+199.94% -
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
8933 7989 8647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.91% 92.93% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5027 4266 4065
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £215 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 488 497 617
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.12 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 +9 3 £375 -11.76% 10
Surrey -8 3 £450 +36.36% 4
Middlesex +4 2 £600 -
Hampshire -16 2 £463 -11.05% 3
West Sussex -3 1 £475 -12.03%
Buckinghamshire -7 1 £750 +50.00% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £433 -
Thames Valley - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 4
Kent - - - - 1
Senior Consultant
England

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Finance
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
3 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
3 5 (15.15%) Migration
3 5 (15.15%) REST
4 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
5 3 (9.09%) CRM
5 3 (9.09%) IIS
5 3 (9.09%) OpenEdge
5 3 (9.09%) Progress 4GL
5 3 (9.09%) Progress
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco
5 3 (9.09%) SAP
5 3 (9.09%) CSS
5 3 (9.09%) SOAP
5 3 (9.09%) C#
5 3 (9.09%) HTML
5 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.09%) .NET
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 3 (9.09%) Firewall
5 3 (9.09%) VMware
5 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.09%) Workflow
5 3 (9.09%) jQuery
5 3 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (15.15%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.09%) IIS
2 3 (9.09%) OpenEdge
2 3 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (9.09%) Lync
2 3 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (6.06%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.06%) SAS
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP MM
2 1 (3.03%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (3.03%) SAP CO
2 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.03%) SAP SCM
2 1 (3.03%) SAP SRM
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.03%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) Multicast
2 2 (6.06%) DMZ
3 1 (3.03%) MPLS
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
3 1 (3.03%) SAN
3 1 (3.03%) NAS
3 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.03%) WinRunner
2 1 (3.03%) TestDirector
2 1 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.03%) Selenium
2 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) German Language
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Billing
3 1 (3.03%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) REST
2 3 (9.09%) jQuery
2 3 (9.09%) HTML
2 3 (9.09%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) CSS
2 3 (9.09%) SOAP
3 2 (6.06%) Web Services
3 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
3 2 (6.06%) Spring
3 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.06%) Java EE
3 2 (6.06%) WCF
3 2 (6.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (3.03%) SAP Business Workflow
4 1 (3.03%) Visualforce
4 1 (3.03%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (6.06%) User Experience
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.06%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.03%) Blog
2 1 (3.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) UNIX
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) AIX
3 1 (3.03%) Solaris
3 1 (3.03%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.03%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Migration
2 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.09%) CRM
3 3 (9.09%) Workflow
4 2 (6.06%) MVC
4 2 (6.06%) Change Management
4 2 (6.06%) Data Management
4 2 (6.06%) Data Governance
5 1 (3.03%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.03%) Analytics
5 1 (3.03%) Master Data Management
5 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (3.03%) Transition Management
5 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.03%) Coaching
5 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.03%) MODAF
5 1 (3.03%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) C#
1 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 3 (9.09%) Progress 4GL
2 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.03%) Apex Code
2 1 (3.03%) Perl
2 1 (3.03%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.03%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) XenApp
2 1 (3.03%) XenServer
2 1 (3.03%) vSphere
2 1 (3.03%) vCloud
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) SAP
2 3 (9.09%) Progress
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco
2 3 (9.09%) VMware
3 2 (6.06%) Avaya
3 2 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.03%) Comverse
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Business Objects