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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Management Consultant
Rank 508 491 467
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Management Consultant 104 96 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 37 31
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£500 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £341 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £654 £600 £576
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £484 £463
% change year-on-year
+3.30% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £59.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00

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
52636 48524 50207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.72% 92.71% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 33069 29347 28320
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2112 2131 2472
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 -39 87 £488 +3.28% 20
London -5 35 £525 +16.66% 13
South East -23 16 £450 +4.89% 1
North West -6 8 £525 +11.70% 1
West Midlands - 8 £413 - 1
Buckinghamshire -13 6 £500 +21.21%
Yorkshire -6 5 - - 2
South West -29 5 £506 -1.21% 1
City of London +17 4 £501 +25.31% 2
Berkshire +2 4 - -
West Yorkshire -13 4 - - 2
Scotland - 3 £500 -
Swindon -9 2 £550 +4.76% 1
Manchester -9 2 £450 +38.46% 1
Wiltshire -16 2 £550 +4.76% 1
Birmingham - 2 £413 -
Leeds -14 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire -18 1 £625 +25.00%
East of England -23 1 £625 +25.00% 1
Slough - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Harrow - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Reading - - - -
Watford - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Surrey - - - -

Management Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 60 (31.25%) SAP
2 36 (18.75%) Finance
3 28 (14.58%) Oracle
4 24 (12.50%) Service Management
5 22 (11.46%) Identity Management
6 18 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (8.85%) Data Management
8 15 (7.81%) Change Management
8 15 (7.81%) ITIL
9 12 (6.25%) Security Cleared
9 12 (6.25%) Microsoft
10 11 (5.73%) Management Information System
10 11 (5.73%) Project Management
11 10 (5.21%) Information Management
11 10 (5.21%) Retail
11 10 (5.21%) Business Analysis
11 10 (5.21%) SAP IS-U
11 10 (5.21%) Migration
11 10 (5.21%) Java
12 9 (4.69%) SQL Server
12 9 (4.69%) Manufacturing
12 9 (4.69%) Oracle EBS
12 9 (4.69%) Risk Management
13 8 (4.17%) Windows
13 8 (4.17%) Logistics
13 8 (4.17%) Information Security
13 8 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
14 7 (3.65%) SailPoint
14 7 (3.65%) SC Cleared
14 7 (3.65%) ForgeRock

Management Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 5 (2.60%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.04%) IIS
2 2 (1.04%) NetWeaver
2 2 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.04%) CMS
3 1 (0.52%) LiveLink
3 1 (0.52%) Lync
3 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (5.21%) SAP IS-U
2 9 (4.69%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (3.13%) SAP HR
5 3 (1.56%) SAP FI
5 3 (1.56%) SAP MM
5 3 (1.56%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (1.56%) SAP CO
5 3 (1.56%) HFM
5 3 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (1.56%) SAP FI-AP
6 2 (1.04%) SAP ERP
6 2 (1.04%) SAP HCM
6 2 (1.04%) SAP EWM
6 2 (1.04%) SAP QM
6 2 (1.04%) SAP WM
6 2 (1.04%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.52%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Manufacturing
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.04%) Office 365
2 1 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.08%) LDAP
2 2 (1.04%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.04%) Internet
2 2 (1.04%) Network Security
3 1 (0.52%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (0.52%) RTP
3 1 (0.52%) Firewall
3 1 (0.52%) SSH
3 1 (0.52%) SSL
3 1 (0.52%) Broadband
3 1 (0.52%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.04%) EDRMS
2 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.04%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (1.04%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.04%) MySQL
3 1 (0.52%) DataStage
3 1 (0.52%) QualityStage
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.52%) Hyperion Smart View
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.52%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.52%) LSMW
2 1 (0.52%) JIRA
2 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
General
1 36 (18.75%) Finance
2 10 (5.21%) Retail
3 9 (4.69%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.65%) Banking
4 7 (3.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (2.60%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.08%) Billing
6 4 (2.08%) Automotive
7 3 (1.56%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.04%) Advertising
8 2 (1.04%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.04%) Marketing
9 1 (0.52%) German Language
9 1 (0.52%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.52%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.65%) SailPoint
2 2 (1.04%) HTML
2 2 (1.04%) .NET
2 2 (1.04%) SOAP
2 2 (1.04%) Web Services
2 2 (1.04%) XML
2 2 (1.04%) SAML
2 2 (1.04%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.52%) OAuth
3 1 (0.52%) SPML
3 1 (0.52%) OpenID
3 1 (0.52%) HTML5
3 1 (0.52%) SAP TM
3 1 (0.52%) Middleware
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (0.52%) BAPI
3 1 (0.52%) XSL
3 1 (0.52%) EDI
3 1 (0.52%) CSS
3 1 (0.52%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.73%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.08%) Smart Meter
3 3 (1.56%) Human Factors
3 3 (1.56%) CMDB
3 3 (1.56%) Reference Data
3 3 (1.56%) NHS
3 3 (1.56%) Derivative
4 2 (1.04%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.04%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.04%) FMCG
4 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.52%) User Experience
5 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.52%) Clustering
5 1 (0.52%) CESG
5 1 (0.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.17%) Windows
2 5 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.56%) Linux
4 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.04%) AIX
4 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.52%) Solaris
5 1 (0.52%) Android
5 1 (0.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (12.50%) Service Management
2 22 (11.46%) Identity Management
3 18 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (8.85%) Data Management
5 15 (7.81%) Change Management
5 15 (7.81%) ITIL
6 11 (5.73%) Project Management
7 10 (5.21%) Migration
7 10 (5.21%) Information Management
7 10 (5.21%) Business Analysis
8 9 (4.69%) Risk Management
9 8 (4.17%) Logistics
9 8 (4.17%) Information Security
10 7 (3.65%) Incident Management
11 6 (3.13%) Programme Management
11 6 (3.13%) Workflow
11 6 (3.13%) Business Transformation
11 6 (3.13%) Master Data Management
11 6 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (2.60%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.21%) Java
2 5 (2.60%) C
3 4 (2.08%) SQL
3 4 (2.08%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.04%) C#
4 2 (1.04%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.52%) Perl
5 1 (0.52%) C++
5 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.52%) ABAP
5 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.52%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 12 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.65%) SC Cleared
2 7 (3.65%) CISSP
3 5 (2.60%) CISM
3 5 (2.60%) Degree
3 5 (2.60%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.56%) CIMA
4 3 (1.56%) GIAC
4 3 (1.56%) SAP Certification
5 2 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.04%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.52%) CITP
6 1 (0.52%) CISA
6 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.52%) MCITP
6 1 (0.52%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.08%) COBIT
1 4 (2.08%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.52%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.52%) SLA
2 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (3.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.52%) Firmware
2 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (3.13%) OpenIDM
1 6 (3.13%) OpenAM
2 2 (1.04%) SCCM
2 2 (1.04%) SCOM
2 2 (1.04%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.52%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (0.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.52%) WMI
Vendors
1 60 (31.25%) SAP
2 28 (14.58%) Oracle
3 12 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.65%) ForgeRock
5 6 (3.13%) NetIQ
6 5 (2.60%) IBM
7 4 (2.08%) Open Text
8 3 (1.56%) HP
8 3 (1.56%) Remedy
8 3 (1.56%) BMC
8 3 (1.56%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.04%) Mercator
9 2 (1.04%) EMC
10 1 (0.52%) RedDot
10 1 (0.52%) VMware
10 1 (0.52%) KANA
10 1 (0.52%) FrontRange
10 1 (0.52%) F5
10 1 (0.52%) Facebook
10 1 (0.52%) ServiceNow
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