The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Consultant
Rank 618 608 592
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Consultant 12 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.014% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.015% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
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£283 £413 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.51% +106.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £403 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £423 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £273 - £200
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £7.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £7.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
54176 52067 49457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.80% 92.10% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34646 31581 29422
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1992 2012 2139
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 13 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 3 September 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
England -8 10 £281 -31.81% 22
South East -8 5 £241 - 4
Berkshire -1 3 - - 1
Bracknell - 3 - -
London -11 2 £340 -17.57% 8
Wales - 2 £283 -
Cardiff - 2 £283 -
South Wales - 2 £283 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £220 -
Surrey - 1 £263 - 3

Junior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 (47.37%) SAP
2 5 (26.32%) SAP Basis
3 4 (21.05%) Degree
3 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) Star Schema
4 3 (15.79%) Six Sigma
4 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (15.79%) ETL
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
4 3 (15.79%) .NET
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
4 3 (15.79%) OLAP
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
4 3 (15.79%) Banking
4 3 (15.79%) Retail
4 3 (15.79%) Analytics
4 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
4 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (10.53%) SAP Security
5 2 (10.53%) SAP BPC
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (10.53%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2

Junior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP BPC
2 1 (5.26%) SAP PP
2 1 (5.26%) SAP SRM
2 1 (5.26%) SAP GRC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.79%) OLAP
1 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (15.79%) Star Schema
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) SAP BW
3 1 (5.26%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.79%) Banking
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) SAP Basis
2 3 (15.79%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) SAP XI
3 1 (5.26%) Ajax
3 1 (5.26%) SAP PI
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Psychology
2 1 (5.26%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.79%) Six Sigma
2 3 (15.79%) ETL
2 3 (15.79%) Analytics
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.53%) SAP Security
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (5.26%) Time Management
4 1 (5.26%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (5.26%) PLM
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
1 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.26%) ABAP
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) CISSP
3 1 (5.26%) ECDL
3 1 (5.26%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) WCAG
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) SAP
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft