The first table below looks at the demand for the Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Consultant
Rank 240 228 234
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Consultant 6 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.062% 0.024% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.026% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate £450 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £350 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £350 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £438 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8914 7726 9792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.86% 92.18% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4911 3836 4443
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 475 609 705
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.60 £41.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Solutions Consultant
England

Solutions Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Solutions Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant across the South East region.

Solutions Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Solutions Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Consultant across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Solutions Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant across the South East region.

Solutions Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire - 4 £450 -
Hampshire - 1 £700 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £425 -
Berkshire - - - - 2
Middlesex - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Solutions Consultant
England

Solutions Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant in their job title.

1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) Migration
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle
4 5 (29.41%) SAP
4 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) Intranet
5 4 (23.53%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (17.65%) 3PAR
6 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (17.65%) XenApp
6 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
6 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (17.65%) VMware
6 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
6 3 (17.65%) .NET
6 3 (17.65%) Web Services
6 3 (17.65%) AIX
6 3 (17.65%) Solaris
6 3 (17.65%) Linux
6 3 (17.65%) LAN
6 3 (17.65%) WAN
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco
6 3 (17.65%) IBM
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 4 (23.53%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP CRM
1 1 (5.88%) SAP SRM
1 1 (5.88%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Intranet
2 3 (17.65%) LAN
2 3 (17.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) Middleware
2 2 (11.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Handset
2 1 (5.88%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) AIX
2 3 (17.65%) Solaris
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.76%) EAI
3 2 (11.76%) SOA
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (17.65%) XenApp
1 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
1 5 (29.41%) SAP
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) IBM
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) Citrix
2 3 (17.65%) NetApp
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) 3PAR
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