The first table below looks at the demand for the Junior Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Junior Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 18 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 currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Consultant
Rank 579 524 580
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +56
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Consultant 8 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.042% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.045% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 4
Average daily rate £180 £288 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.39% -14.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £200 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £350 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £275 £335
% change year-on-year
-23.63% -17.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £125.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

Junior Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Junior Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Junior Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Junior Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Junior Consultant within the UK.

Junior Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Junior Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Junior Consultant within the UK.

Junior Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Junior Consultant
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 18 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
England -97 8 £180 -37.39% 13
London -25 4 £125 -58.33% 8
South East -17 3 £210 -40.00% 2
South West - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
East of England - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Chester - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Manchester - - - - 2
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Swindon - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -

Junior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Junior 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 Junior Consultant in their job title.

1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) SAP
3 5 (29.41%) Degree
4 4 (23.53%) Banking
4 4 (23.53%) ERP
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle
4 4 (23.53%) MS Office
4 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) Baan
5 3 (17.65%) JD Edwards
5 3 (17.65%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (17.65%) Windows
5 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
5 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
5 3 (17.65%) Investment Banking
5 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (17.65%) AppSense
5 3 (17.65%) Change Management
5 3 (17.65%) Financial Institution
5 3 (17.65%) Front Office
5 3 (17.65%) Back Office
5 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
5 3 (17.65%) Hedge funds
5 3 (17.65%) Business Transformation
6 2 (11.76%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (11.76%) SAP MM
6 2 (11.76%) MS Visio

Junior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Junior 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 Junior Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SAP MM
1 2 (11.76%) SAP SD
2 1 (5.88%) SAP R/3
2 1 (5.88%) SAP FI
2 1 (5.88%) SAP CO
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (5.88%) TestDirector
1 1 (5.88%) Axure RP
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Investment Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
3 3 (17.65%) Financial Institution
3 3 (17.65%) Front Office
3 3 (17.65%) Back Office
4 1 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) EDIFACT
1 1 (5.88%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Hedge funds
2 2 (11.76%) NHS
3 1 (5.88%) Psychology
3 1 (5.88%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
1 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
1 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ERP
1 4 (23.53%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (17.65%) Change Management
2 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
2 3 (17.65%) Business Transformation
3 2 (11.76%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Logistics
4 1 (5.88%) E-business
4 1 (5.88%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) SAP
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) Baan
3 3 (17.65%) JD Edwards
3 3 (17.65%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (17.65%) AppSense
4 1 (5.88%) Lotus