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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Management Consultant
Rank 585 566 547
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Management Consultant 76 83 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 49 48
Median daily rate £500 £465 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% -13.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £360 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £629 £550 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £525
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £60.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +421.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
- +421.73%

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
51031 54127 51833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.79% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33206 34317 31392
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1549 2019 2086
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -17 60 £550 +18.27% 17
London -13 32 £563 +19.68% 13
South East +13 10 £563 +32.35% 1
East of England +16 7 £513 +24.24% 1
Berkshire +7 6 £335 -
Scotland +3 4 £475 +58.33%
Essex +3 3 £275 -33.33%
North West -2 3 £400 -21.95%
South West -5 3 £450 +12.50%
City of London +35 2 £613 +28.94% 3
Cambridge +17 2 £600 +45.45%
Cambridgeshire +17 2 £600 +45.45%
Swindon +4 2 £450 +12.50%
Glasgow +2 2 - -
Wiltshire +1 2 £450 +12.50%
Edinburgh -2 2 £475 +58.33%
Liverpool - 2 £400 -
Merseyside - 2 £400 -
Hampshire - 2 £575 -
Chelmsford - 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Slough - 2 £353 -
Hertfordshire +15 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire +1 1 £425 +6.25%
Yorkshire -1 1 - -
West Yorkshire -1 1 - -
Manchester -3 1 £500 -4.76%
Docklands, London - 1 £600 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £580 -

Management Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 61 (31.61%) Finance
2 47 (24.35%) Service Management
3 45 (23.32%) ITIL
4 37 (19.17%) Identity Access Management
5 32 (16.58%) SAP
5 32 (16.58%) Change Management
6 30 (15.54%) ITSM
7 28 (14.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (11.40%) Project Management
9 21 (10.88%) Identity Management
9 21 (10.88%) Process Improvement
10 20 (10.36%) Active Directory
11 19 (9.84%) Microsoft
11 19 (9.84%) MS Excel
12 16 (8.29%) ServiceNow
12 16 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (7.77%) Data Management
13 15 (7.77%) Quality Management
14 14 (7.25%) Oracle
14 14 (7.25%) Incident Management
14 14 (7.25%) Problem Management
14 14 (7.25%) ITIL V3
15 13 (6.74%) Degree
16 12 (6.22%) COBIT
16 12 (6.22%) Information Security
16 12 (6.22%) Banking
16 12 (6.22%) Java
17 11 (5.70%) Investment Management
18 10 (5.18%) Business Analysis
18 10 (5.18%) MS Office

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 (3.11%) SAS
2 2 (1.04%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.52%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.18%) MS Office
2 10 (5.18%) MS Visio
3 9 (4.66%) MS Project
4 6 (3.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.59%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (2.59%) SAP PSCD
2 4 (2.07%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (2.07%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.55%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.04%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.04%) SAP CRM
4 2 (1.04%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.04%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (1.04%) SAP MM
4 2 (1.04%) SAP PP
4 2 (1.04%) SAP SM
5 1 (0.52%) HFM
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.52%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.52%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.52%) SAP PLM
5 1 (0.52%) SAP PP-PI
5 1 (0.52%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.52%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.15%) Azure Active Directory
2 8 (4.15%) Office 365
3 1 (0.52%) PaaS
3 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.07%) LDAP
1 4 (2.07%) OpenLDAP
2 3 (1.55%) Firewall
3 2 (1.04%) HTTP
4 1 (0.52%) DNS
4 1 (0.52%) DSL
4 1 (0.52%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.52%) LAN
4 1 (0.52%) SSL
4 1 (0.52%) WAN
4 1 (0.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.11%) Base SAS
1 6 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.59%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.04%) Big Data
4 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.52%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.52%) Power BI
4 1 (0.52%) QlikView
4 1 (0.52%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.52%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.52%) LSMW
1 1 (0.52%) MSI
General
1 61 (31.61%) Finance
2 12 (6.22%) Banking
3 7 (3.63%) Retail
4 5 (2.59%) Law
5 4 (2.07%) Advertising
5 4 (2.07%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.55%) German Language
6 3 (1.55%) Legal
6 3 (1.55%) Marketing
7 2 (1.04%) Billing
7 2 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.52%) French Language
8 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.59%) SailPoint
1 5 (2.59%) SAML
2 4 (2.07%) Middleware
3 3 (1.55%) OAuth
3 3 (1.55%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.04%) .NET
4 2 (1.04%) J2EE
4 2 (1.04%) JAAS
5 1 (0.52%) OpenID
5 1 (0.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.18%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.66%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.59%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.55%) CMDB
5 3 (1.55%) Fintech
5 3 (1.55%) Reinsurance
6 2 (1.04%) Clustering
6 2 (1.04%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Licensing
6 2 (1.04%) RIA
6 2 (1.04%) Wiki
7 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.52%) FMCG
7 1 (0.52%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.52%) LIMS
7 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.52%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.59%) Linux
2 4 (2.07%) Unix
3 1 (0.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (24.35%) Service Management
2 45 (23.32%) ITIL
3 37 (19.17%) Identity Access Management
4 32 (16.58%) Change Management
5 30 (15.54%) ITSM
6 28 (14.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (11.40%) Project Management
8 21 (10.88%) Identity Management
8 21 (10.88%) Process Improvement
9 15 (7.77%) Data Management
9 15 (7.77%) Quality Management
10 14 (7.25%) Incident Management
10 14 (7.25%) ITIL V3
10 14 (7.25%) Problem Management
11 12 (6.22%) Information Security
12 11 (5.70%) Investment Management
13 10 (5.18%) Business Analysis
13 10 (5.18%) Coaching
13 10 (5.18%) PRINCE2
14 9 (4.66%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.22%) Java
2 9 (4.66%) SQL
3 3 (1.55%) ABAP
3 3 (1.55%) C
3 3 (1.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.52%) Groovy
4 1 (0.52%) Perl
4 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.52%) Python
4 1 (0.52%) VB
4 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (6.74%) Degree
2 8 (4.15%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.63%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (3.11%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.55%) PMP
6 2 (1.04%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.52%) ACCA
7 1 (0.52%) CISA
7 1 (0.52%) CISM
7 1 (0.52%) CISSP
7 1 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.22%) COBIT
2 7 (3.63%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.59%) SLA
4 4 (2.07%) PMBOK
5 3 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.52%) GAAP
6 1 (0.52%) GxP
6 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (10.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.07%) NDS
2 4 (2.07%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 2 (1.04%) RACF
4 1 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (4.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (2.07%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (2.07%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.04%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.52%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.52%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.52%) Nagios
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.52%) Puppet
4 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.52%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 32 (16.58%) SAP
2 19 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 16 (8.29%) ServiceNow
4 14 (7.25%) Oracle
5 6 (3.11%) FrontRange
5 6 (3.11%) IBM
6 5 (2.59%) Remedy
7 4 (2.07%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (1.55%) BMC
8 3 (1.55%) ForgeRock
8 3 (1.55%) NetIQ
8 3 (1.55%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (1.04%) CA
10 1 (0.52%) Capita
10 1 (0.52%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.52%) Cisco
10 1 (0.52%) EMC
10 1 (0.52%) HP
10 1 (0.52%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.52%) Siebel