The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Management Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Management Consultant
Rank 567 571 551
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Management Consultant 72 86 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 45 48
Median daily rate £550 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £690 £683
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £466
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.50 -

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
50509 55363 53299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.95% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32914 35215 32203
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1615 2084 2078
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Management Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Management Consultant in the job title.

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 28 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Management Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -12 60 £550 +10.00% 19
London -3 39 £563 +11.38% 14
South East +9 8 £500 -9.09% 2
Berkshire +15 6 £450 -
East of England +14 6 £600 +28.00% 2
City of London +30 5 £575 +21.05% 6
Scotland +9 3 £350 -24.32%
North West +5 3 £400 -20.00%
Glasgow - 3 £350 -
Cambridgeshire +23 2 £600 +11.11%
Cambridge +21 2 £600 +24.67%
Reading +15 2 £450 -
South West +11 2 £450 -
Essex +1 2 - -
Bracknell -1 2 - -
Chelmsford - 2 - -
Slough - 2 £353 -
Swindon - 2 £450 -
Liverpool - 2 £400 -
Merseyside - 2 £400 -
Wiltshire - 2 £450 -
Yorkshire +5 1 - -
Hertfordshire +5 1 - - 2
West Yorkshire +3 1 - -
Bedfordshire 0 1 £425 +6.25%
Manchester -1 1 £600 +14.28%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £580 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -

Management Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Management Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Management Consultant in the job title.

1 59 (34.50%) Finance
2 39 (22.81%) Identity Access Management
3 35 (20.47%) Service Management
4 34 (19.88%) ITIL
5 31 (18.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (16.96%) Change Management
7 24 (14.04%) Project Management
8 21 (12.28%) ITSM
8 21 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (11.70%) SAP
10 18 (10.53%) MS Excel
10 18 (10.53%) Active Directory
10 18 (10.53%) Identity Management
10 18 (10.53%) Process Improvement
11 17 (9.94%) Microsoft
12 16 (9.36%) Oracle
12 16 (9.36%) Quality Management
13 15 (8.77%) Information Security
14 14 (8.19%) Incident Management
14 14 (8.19%) Management Information System
15 13 (7.60%) Banking
16 11 (6.43%) Problem Management
16 11 (6.43%) Java
16 11 (6.43%) PRINCE2
17 10 (5.85%) SQL
17 10 (5.85%) IBM
17 10 (5.85%) MS Visio
17 10 (5.85%) Data Management
17 10 (5.85%) Security Cleared
17 10 (5.85%) ITIL V3

Management Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.51%) SAS
2 2 (1.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.58%) Liferay
3 1 (0.58%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.85%) MS Visio
3 9 (5.26%) MS Office
3 9 (5.26%) MS Project
4 6 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.92%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (2.92%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.75%) SAP PSCD
3 2 (1.17%) Markit EDM
3 2 (1.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.17%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.17%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.17%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.17%) SAP HCM
3 2 (1.17%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.58%) Maximo
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.58%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.58%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.58%) SAP PLM
4 1 (0.58%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.58%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.58%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.58%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.58%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.51%) Azure Active Directory
2 6 (3.51%) Office 365
3 1 (0.58%) PaaS
3 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.51%) Firewall
2 4 (2.34%) LDAP
2 4 (2.34%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (1.17%) HTTP
4 1 (0.58%) DNS
4 1 (0.58%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.58%) LAN
4 1 (0.58%) SSL
4 1 (0.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.51%) Base SAS
1 6 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.92%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.75%) Big Data
4 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.58%) DB2
4 1 (0.58%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.58%) Power BI
4 1 (0.58%) QlikView
4 1 (0.58%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.58%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Ant
1 1 (0.58%) ClearCase
1 1 (0.58%) ClearQuest
1 1 (0.58%) LSMW
1 1 (0.58%) Maven
1 1 (0.58%) MSI
General
1 59 (34.50%) Finance
2 13 (7.60%) Banking
3 9 (5.26%) Retail
4 3 (1.75%) Advertising
4 3 (1.75%) Law
4 3 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.17%) Marketing
6 1 (0.58%) Billing
6 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.58%) French Language
6 1 (0.58%) German Language
6 1 (0.58%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.58%) Legal
6 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.92%) SailPoint
2 4 (2.34%) Middleware
3 3 (1.75%) .NET
3 3 (1.75%) J2EE
3 3 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (1.75%) SAML
4 2 (1.17%) JAAS
5 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.58%) CGI
5 1 (0.58%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.58%) HTML
5 1 (0.58%) OAuth
5 1 (0.58%) OpenID
5 1 (0.58%) Spring
5 1 (0.58%) Struts
5 1 (0.58%) Velocity
5 1 (0.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.19%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.68%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.92%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.75%) Fintech
5 3 (1.75%) Reinsurance
6 2 (1.17%) Clustering
6 2 (1.17%) CMDB
6 2 (1.17%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.17%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Licensing
6 2 (1.17%) RIA
6 2 (1.17%) Wiki
7 1 (0.58%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.58%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.58%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.58%) PKI
7 1 (0.58%) Psychology
7 1 (0.58%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.75%) Linux
1 3 (1.75%) Unix
2 2 (1.17%) Windows
3 1 (0.58%) AIX
3 1 (0.58%) Solaris
3 1 (0.58%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (22.81%) Identity Access Management
2 35 (20.47%) Service Management
3 34 (19.88%) ITIL
4 31 (18.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (16.96%) Change Management
6 24 (14.04%) Project Management
7 21 (12.28%) ITSM
8 18 (10.53%) Identity Management
8 18 (10.53%) Process Improvement
9 16 (9.36%) Quality Management
10 15 (8.77%) Information Security
11 14 (8.19%) Incident Management
12 11 (6.43%) PRINCE2
12 11 (6.43%) Problem Management
13 10 (5.85%) Data Management
13 10 (5.85%) ITIL V3
14 9 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (5.26%) Analytics
14 9 (5.26%) Business Analysis
14 9 (5.26%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.43%) Java
2 10 (5.85%) SQL
3 3 (1.75%) ABAP
3 3 (1.75%) C
3 3 (1.75%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.17%) Perl
5 1 (0.58%) C#
5 1 (0.58%) Groovy
5 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.58%) Python
5 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (5.85%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.68%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.09%) Degree
4 6 (3.51%) PMP
5 4 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.58%) CISA
6 1 (0.58%) CISM
6 1 (0.58%) CISSP
6 1 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.68%) Data Quality
2 7 (4.09%) COBIT
3 4 (2.34%) PMBOK
4 3 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.75%) SLA
5 2 (1.17%) QA
6 1 (0.58%) GAAP
6 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.34%) NDS
2 4 (2.34%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 2 (1.17%) RACF
4 1 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (4.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (2.92%) Tivoli
3 4 (2.34%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (1.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.58%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.58%) Nagios
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.58%) Puppet
5 1 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.58%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 20 (11.70%) SAP
2 17 (9.94%) Microsoft
3 16 (9.36%) Oracle
4 10 (5.85%) IBM
5 7 (4.09%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.75%) Cyber-Ark
6 3 (1.75%) ForgeRock
6 3 (1.75%) NetIQ
6 3 (1.75%) Remedy
7 2 (1.17%) BMC
7 2 (1.17%) CA
7 2 (1.17%) HP
7 2 (1.17%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.58%) Capita
8 1 (0.58%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.58%) Cisco
8 1 (0.58%) EMC
8 1 (0.58%) Google
8 1 (0.58%) New Relic
8 1 (0.58%) Siebel
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