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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Consultant
Rank 586 561 576
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Consultant 8 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.018% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.019% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £200 -
% change year-on-year
+131.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50521 47308 53478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.54% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30608 27726 29859
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2123 2716
Average hourly rate £16.58 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.25% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 31 July 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
England -29 7 £388 +93.75% 13
London +21 6 £388 +38.39% 7
City of London +24 1 - - 4
South West - 1 - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 2
Chiswick - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
South East - - - - 1
Altrincham - - - -
Banbury - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Chesterfield - - - -
Derby - - - -
Folkestone - - - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Lutterworth - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
York - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -

Junior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) Financial Institution
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Hedge funds
2 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
3 3 (18.75%) MS Office
3 3 (18.75%) SAP
3 3 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (18.75%) Front Office
3 3 (18.75%) Back Office
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (18.75%) AppSense
3 3 (18.75%) Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 2 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) NHS
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) ERP
4 2 (12.50%) BAPI
4 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle General Ledger

Junior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP APO
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
1 1 (6.25%) SSL
1 1 (6.25%) 3G
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 3 (18.75%) Front Office
3 3 (18.75%) Back Office
3 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) BAPI
2 1 (6.25%) WCF
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Hedge funds
2 2 (12.50%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
1 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.25%) Service Management
2 1 (6.25%) Change Management
2 1 (6.25%) E-business
2 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.25%) TDD
2 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
2 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
2 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.25%) DameWare
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) SAP
1 3 (18.75%) AppSense
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Reuters
3 1 (6.25%) Bloomberg
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Altiris