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 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Management Consultant
Rank 530 524 479
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Management Consultant 90 87 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 48 44
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£465 £538 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.48% +13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £393 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £525 £475
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - -

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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
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 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 July 2015.

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 July 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 -22 81 £465 -11.42% 35
London +5 46 £465 -15.45% 20
City of London +1 14 £475 +11.76% 7
East of England +6 8 £413 - 2
South East -16 7 £425 -26.72% 2
West Midlands 0 5 £475 +26.66% 2
Scotland -8 5 - - 1
North West -26 5 £513 -14.93% 5
Berkshire +5 4 - -
Warwickshire - 4 £475 -
Edinburgh - 4 - -
Reading -2 3 - -
South West -8 3 £400 -21.95% 1
West Yorkshire -23 3 £425 -1.73% 1
Yorkshire -25 3 £425 -1.73% 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £400 -
Essex -5 2 £413 -
Manchester -10 2 £525 -12.86% 3
Cheshire - 2 - -
Bradford - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 £413 -
Dunstable - 2 £400 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £413 - 1
Glasgow +5 1 - - 1
Somerset +2 1 - -
Wiltshire 0 1 £400 -23.80% 1
Uxbridge 0 1 £513 +0.49%
Swindon -4 1 £400 -23.80% 1
Hertfordshire -4 1 £525 - 1
Bracknell -6 1 - -

Management Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 52 (25.87%) Finance
2 47 (23.38%) SAP
3 41 (20.40%) Oracle
4 40 (19.90%) Service Management
5 35 (17.41%) ITIL
6 24 (11.94%) Project Management
7 19 (9.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (8.96%) IBM
9 17 (8.46%) Workflow
10 15 (7.46%) Identity Management
10 15 (7.46%) Asset Management
11 13 (6.47%) ITSM
11 13 (6.47%) Banking
11 13 (6.47%) Microsoft
11 13 (6.47%) Dell
12 12 (5.97%) Data Management
12 12 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (5.47%) Marketing
13 11 (5.47%) Risk Management
13 11 (5.47%) SQL
14 10 (4.98%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (4.98%) Service Delivery
15 9 (4.48%) Use Case
15 9 (4.48%) Data Governance
15 9 (4.48%) Analytics
15 9 (4.48%) Change Management
15 9 (4.48%) Management Information System
15 9 (4.48%) GAP Analysis
15 9 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (4.48%) Logistics

Management Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (3.48%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (1.99%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.00%) CMS
3 2 (1.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.50%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.50%) Lync
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.50%) LiveLink
4 1 (0.50%) SAS
4 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.50%) IIS
4 1 (0.50%) JBoss
4 1 (0.50%) Apache
4 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (2.49%) MS Excel
1 5 (2.49%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (1.49%) MS Office
2 3 (1.49%) DOC1
3 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.48%) Oracle TCA
2 6 (2.99%) SAP EWM
3 5 (2.49%) SAP MM
4 4 (1.99%) SAP IS-U
4 4 (1.99%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (1.99%) SAP SM
5 3 (1.49%) SAP FI
5 3 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (1.49%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (1.49%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (1.00%) SAP FSCM
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 1 (0.50%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.50%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.50%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.00%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.50%) Taleo
3 1 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.49%) LDAP
2 2 (1.00%) LAN
2 2 (1.00%) WAN
2 2 (1.00%) FTP
2 2 (1.00%) HTTP
2 2 (1.00%) Internet
3 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.99%) MySQL
1 4 (1.99%) SQL Server
1 4 (1.99%) IBM InfoSphere
2 3 (1.49%) EDRMS
3 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.00%) ObjectStore
4 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.50%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.50%) DB2
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.50%) Pentaho
4 1 (0.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (1.49%) LSMW
2 2 (1.00%) Ant
2 2 (1.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.50%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.50%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.50%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.50%) Subversion
3 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.50%) MSBuild
General
1 52 (25.87%) Finance
2 13 (6.47%) Banking
3 11 (5.47%) Marketing
4 8 (3.98%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.98%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.99%) Retail
6 3 (1.49%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.49%) German Language
6 3 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.00%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.00%) Automotive
7 2 (1.00%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.00%) Billing
8 1 (0.50%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.50%) Local Government
8 1 (0.50%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.50%) French Language
8 1 (0.50%) Law
8 1 (0.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.48%) .NET
2 6 (2.99%) SailPoint
3 5 (2.49%) XML
4 4 (1.99%) HTML
4 4 (1.99%) Middleware
4 4 (1.99%) SOAP
5 3 (1.49%) J2EE
5 3 (1.49%) Web Services
5 3 (1.49%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.00%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
6 2 (1.00%) SPML
6 2 (1.00%) BAPI
6 2 (1.00%) JSP
6 2 (1.00%) Servlets
7 1 (0.50%) Struts
7 1 (0.50%) CSS
7 1 (0.50%) JDBC
7 1 (0.50%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.50%) DOM
7 1 (0.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.48%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.99%) CMDB
3 6 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.49%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.99%) BYOD
5 4 (1.99%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.00%) Video on Demand
6 2 (1.00%) NHS
6 2 (1.00%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.00%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (1.00%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.50%) User Experience
7 1 (0.50%) Derivative
7 1 (0.50%) SCADA
7 1 (0.50%) Life Science
7 1 (0.50%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.50%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.50%) Equities
7 1 (0.50%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.99%) UNIX
2 5 (2.49%) Windows
3 2 (1.00%) AIX
3 2 (1.00%) Linux
3 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (19.90%) Service Management
2 35 (17.41%) ITIL
3 24 (11.94%) Project Management
4 19 (9.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (8.46%) Workflow
6 15 (7.46%) Identity Management
6 15 (7.46%) Asset Management
7 13 (6.47%) ITSM
8 12 (5.97%) Data Management
9 11 (5.47%) Risk Management
10 10 (4.98%) Service Delivery
11 9 (4.48%) Change Management
11 9 (4.48%) GAP Analysis
11 9 (4.48%) Configuration Management
11 9 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (4.48%) Logistics
11 9 (4.48%) Use Case
11 9 (4.48%) Data Governance
11 9 (4.48%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.47%) SQL
2 6 (2.99%) C#
3 5 (2.49%) Java
4 4 (1.99%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.49%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.00%) XPath
6 2 (1.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.00%) BeanShell
6 2 (1.00%) C
6 2 (1.00%) ABAP
6 2 (1.00%) XQuery
7 1 (0.50%) VB
7 1 (0.50%) Perl
7 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (4.98%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (3.48%) Degree
3 5 (2.49%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.49%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.49%) CISSP
4 3 (1.49%) ISEB
4 3 (1.49%) CISM
5 2 (1.00%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.00%) PMP
5 2 (1.00%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.50%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.98%) QA
2 7 (3.48%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.99%) SLA
4 2 (1.00%) COBIT
5 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (3.98%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.50%) UAG
4 1 (0.50%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.99%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (1.49%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (1.49%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.49%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (1.00%) SCCM
4 1 (0.50%) Puppet
4 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.50%) Nagios
4 1 (0.50%) Windows Intune
4 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.50%) OpenIDM
4 1 (0.50%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 47 (23.38%) SAP
2 41 (20.40%) Oracle
3 18 (8.96%) IBM
4 13 (6.47%) Microsoft
4 13 (6.47%) Dell
5 8 (3.98%) Amdocs
6 7 (3.48%) BMC
6 7 (3.48%) ServiceNow
7 6 (2.99%) HP
8 5 (2.49%) OpenText
8 5 (2.49%) Adobe
9 4 (1.99%) Citrix
9 4 (1.99%) Cognos
9 4 (1.99%) Symantec
9 4 (1.99%) VMware
9 4 (1.99%) Cyber-Ark
9 4 (1.99%) Netezza
10 3 (1.49%) ForgeRock
10 3 (1.49%) Altiris
10 3 (1.49%) Cincom
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