The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Consultant
Rank 262 249 234
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Consultant 8 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.081% 0.022% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.024% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
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£550 £475 £613
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -22.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £475 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £803
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £430 £420
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
9180 8428 8132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.63% 92.15% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5526 4697 4301
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
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 416 410 497
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.21 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.99% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
Hampshire - 7 £550 -
Berkshire -5 1 £363 -23.68% 1
Solutions Consultant
England

Solutions Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (15.38%) VMware
2 4 (15.38%) Information Security
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) CRM
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (15.38%) VoLTE
3 3 (11.54%) Migration
3 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
3 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 2 (7.69%) Economics
4 2 (7.69%) Supplier Management
4 2 (7.69%) Taleo
4 2 (7.69%) Google
4 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (7.69%) Requirements Management
4 2 (7.69%) Degree
4 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.69%) E-business

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.69%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (11.54%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Payroll
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle iRecruitment
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Taleo
3 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) VoLTE
2 2 (7.69%) 4G
2 2 (7.69%) LAN
2 2 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Discoverer
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Back Office
3 2 (7.69%) Billing
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
1 2 (7.69%) WebCenter
1 2 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Economics
1 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) CRM
1 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (15.38%) Information Security
2 3 (11.54%) Migration
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL
3 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.69%) E-business
3 2 (7.69%) SOA
3 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
3 2 (7.69%) Supplier Management
3 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (7.69%) Requirements Management
3 2 (7.69%) Cash Management
3 2 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (3.85%) Line Management
4 1 (3.85%) People Management
4 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
4 1 (3.85%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Java
1 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) HNC
2 2 (7.69%) HND
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
1 4 (15.38%) VMware
2 2 (7.69%) Google
2 2 (7.69%) SAP
2 2 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) Nokia
3 1 (3.85%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow