The table below looks at the statistics for the Management 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 Management Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Management Consultant
Rank 509 460 467
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Management Consultant 91 115 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.23% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 44 30
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£500 £480 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.27% +3.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £363 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £575 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £466 £492 £388
% change year-on-year
-5.23% +26.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
51265 49491 54504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31026 29372 30573
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2145 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

Management Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Management Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Management Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

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

Management Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Management Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Management Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Management Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Management Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Management Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Management 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 Management Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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 -35 79 £475 - 17
London -25 37 £535 +17.26% 13
South East -11 12 £580 +22.88% 1
West Midlands +6 11 £375 -24.05%
Birmingham +5 8 £375 -26.82%
Yorkshire +8 5 £433 -13.58%
South West -33 4 £500 +3.89% 1
Berkshire +7 3 - -
West Yorkshire +6 3 £433 -27.91%
Scotland -21 3 £600 +20.00% 2
Uxbridge -2 2 £510 +36.00% 1
North West -4 2 - - 1
East of England -21 2 - -
Aberdeen - 2 £600 -
City of London +18 1 £425 -5.55% 4
Reading +6 1 - -
Leeds +2 1 £433 -27.91%
Swindon -8 1 £525 -3.00% 1
Hemel Hempstead -9 1 - -
Wiltshire -11 1 £525 -3.00% 1
Hertfordshire -14 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Slough - 1 - -
Solihull - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Hinckley - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 2

Management Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Management 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 Management Consultant in their job title.

1 68 (31.78%) SAP
2 40 (18.69%) Finance
3 39 (18.22%) Oracle
4 32 (14.95%) Service Management
5 27 (12.62%) Identity Management
6 26 (12.15%) Security Cleared
7 23 (10.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (8.41%) Java
9 17 (7.94%) ITIL
10 16 (7.48%) Change Management
10 16 (7.48%) SC Cleared
11 14 (6.54%) NetIQ
11 14 (6.54%) Project Management
11 14 (6.54%) Hyperion
11 14 (6.54%) SAP IS-U
12 13 (6.07%) Integration Testing
12 13 (6.07%) HFM
12 13 (6.07%) Microsoft
12 13 (6.07%) SailPoint
12 13 (6.07%) ForgeRock
13 12 (5.61%) OpenIDM
13 12 (5.61%) OpenAM
13 12 (5.61%) ITIL V3
13 12 (5.61%) Billing
13 12 (5.61%) Data Management
13 12 (5.61%) Unit Testing
14 11 (5.14%) Migration
14 11 (5.14%) Oracle Reports
14 11 (5.14%) Hyperion Smart View
15 10 (4.67%) Open Text

Management Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Management 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 Management Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (3.74%) WebLogic
2 3 (1.40%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.93%) NetWeaver
3 2 (0.93%) CMS
3 2 (0.93%) IIS
3 2 (0.93%) Apache
3 2 (0.93%) Lync
4 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.47%) LiveLink
4 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (0.93%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.47%) MS Office
2 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (6.54%) SAP IS-U
2 13 (6.07%) HFM
3 8 (3.74%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (3.74%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (3.27%) SAP FI-CA
5 6 (2.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (2.34%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (1.87%) SAP HR
8 3 (1.40%) SAP FI
8 3 (1.40%) SAP CRM
8 3 (1.40%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (1.40%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.93%) SAP MM
9 2 (0.93%) SAP SD
9 2 (0.93%) SAP FI-AP
9 2 (0.93%) SAP SRM
9 2 (0.93%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.93%) SAP FSCM
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.40%) Office 365
2 1 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.87%) LDAP
1 4 (1.87%) SNMP
2 2 (0.93%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.93%) Firewall
2 2 (0.93%) SSH
2 2 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (0.93%) Network Security
3 1 (0.47%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (0.47%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.47%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.47%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.47%) Broadband
3 1 (0.47%) GPRS
3 1 (0.47%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.14%) Oracle Reports
1 11 (5.14%) Hyperion Smart View
2 5 (2.34%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.93%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (0.93%) SAP BW
3 2 (0.93%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.47%) JIRA
2 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
General
1 40 (18.69%) Finance
2 12 (5.61%) Billing
3 9 (4.21%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (3.74%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.74%) Banking
5 7 (3.27%) Retail
6 6 (2.80%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.87%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.40%) Automotive
9 2 (0.93%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.93%) Marketing
10 1 (0.47%) German Language
10 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.47%) Advertising
10 1 (0.47%) Publishing
10 1 (0.47%) Law
10 1 (0.47%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.07%) SailPoint
2 2 (0.93%) J2EE
2 2 (0.93%) Web Services
3 1 (0.47%) XML
3 1 (0.47%) XSL
3 1 (0.47%) EDI
3 1 (0.47%) Middleware
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (0.47%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.47%) JSF
3 1 (0.47%) HTML5
3 1 (0.47%) SAP TM
3 1 (0.47%) CSS
3 1 (0.47%) JSP
3 1 (0.47%) HTML
3 1 (0.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.27%) Management Information System
2 6 (2.80%) Data Integration
3 5 (2.34%) CMDB
4 3 (1.40%) NHS
4 3 (1.40%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.40%) Human Factors
5 2 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (0.93%) Derivative
5 2 (0.93%) FMCG
6 1 (0.47%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.47%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.47%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.47%) SCADA
6 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.47%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.34%) Windows
2 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (1.40%) UNIX
3 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (0.93%) Linux
4 1 (0.47%) NetWare
4 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.47%) SUSE
4 1 (0.47%) Android
4 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.47%) AIX
4 1 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (14.95%) Service Management
2 27 (12.62%) Identity Management
3 23 (10.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (7.94%) ITIL
5 16 (7.48%) Change Management
6 14 (6.54%) Project Management
7 13 (6.07%) Integration Testing
8 12 (5.61%) Data Management
8 12 (5.61%) ITIL V3
8 12 (5.61%) Unit Testing
9 11 (5.14%) Migration
10 9 (4.21%) ITSM
10 9 (4.21%) Risk Management
10 9 (4.21%) Information Management
10 9 (4.21%) Business Analysis
10 9 (4.21%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (3.74%) Configuration Management
11 8 (3.74%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (3.27%) Business Transformation
13 6 (2.80%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.41%) Java
2 6 (2.80%) SQL
3 3 (1.40%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.40%) C
4 1 (0.47%) C#
4 1 (0.47%) C++
4 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.47%) Perl
4 1 (0.47%) ABAP
4 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (12.15%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.48%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.34%) Degree
3 5 (2.34%) CISSP
3 5 (2.34%) CISM
4 3 (1.40%) GIAC
4 3 (1.40%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.93%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.93%) CIMA
5 2 (0.93%) SAP Certification
5 2 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.47%) CISA
6 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.47%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.27%) COBIT
2 5 (2.34%) QA
3 3 (1.40%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.47%) SLA
4 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (2.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.93%) Novell eDirectory
3 1 (0.47%) IAG
3 1 (0.47%) ACF2
3 1 (0.47%) RACF
3 1 (0.47%) Samba
Systems Management
1 12 (5.61%) OpenIDM
1 12 (5.61%) OpenAM
2 3 (1.40%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (0.93%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (0.93%) Novell Identity Manager
3 2 (0.93%) WMI
4 1 (0.47%) SCCM
4 1 (0.47%) SCOM
4 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.47%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 68 (31.78%) SAP
2 39 (18.22%) Oracle
3 14 (6.54%) Hyperion
3 14 (6.54%) NetIQ
4 13 (6.07%) Microsoft
4 13 (6.07%) ForgeRock
5 10 (4.67%) Open Text
6 5 (2.34%) BMC
6 5 (2.34%) Remedy
7 4 (1.87%) HP
8 3 (1.40%) CA
8 3 (1.40%) Novell
8 3 (1.40%) IBM
9 2 (0.93%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.93%) Mercator
9 2 (0.93%) Dell
9 2 (0.93%) Cisco
10 1 (0.47%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.47%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.47%) Retek
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