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 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Management Consultant
Rank 511 486 455
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Management Consultant 102 92 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.19% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 41 44
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£500 £450 £482
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £328 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £513 £482
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +6.38%
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
51627 47265 47439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.78% 92.65% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32694 28640 26630
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2099 2053 2601
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 November 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 November 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 0 88 £500 +11.11% 20
London -27 34 £500 +11.11% 13
South East -16 19 £450 +5.88% 2
North West -1 9 £525 -8.69% 2
City of London +19 8 £500 +11.11% 5
Berkshire +7 8 £625 - 1
South West -30 7 £506 -5.81% 2
West Midlands - 7 £575 -
Buckinghamshire -10 5 £500 +21.21%
Wiltshire -15 5 £550 +2.32% 1
Yorkshire -14 4 - - 1
Scotland - 4 £500 -
Manchester -6 3 £450 +38.46% 2
Swindon -8 3 £550 +4.76%
West Yorkshire -12 3 - -
Reading - 3 - - 1
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £400 - 1
Leeds -11 1 - -
East of England -13 1 £625 +410.20%
Hertfordshire - 1 £625 -
Birmingham - 1 £450 -
Camberley - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Watford - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -

Management Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 57 (29.53%) SAP
2 38 (19.69%) Finance
3 29 (15.03%) Oracle
4 24 (12.44%) Service Management
5 21 (10.88%) Identity Management
6 19 (9.84%) ITIL
7 17 (8.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (8.81%) Data Management
8 15 (7.77%) Security Cleared
9 13 (6.74%) Change Management
9 13 (6.74%) Project Management
9 13 (6.74%) Microsoft
10 11 (5.70%) Management Information System
10 11 (5.70%) Risk Management
10 11 (5.70%) Business Analysis
10 11 (5.70%) Information Management
10 11 (5.70%) Information Security
11 10 (5.18%) SAP IS-U
12 9 (4.66%) CISSP
12 9 (4.66%) SC Cleared
13 8 (4.15%) IBM
13 8 (4.15%) Windows
13 8 (4.15%) SQL Server
13 8 (4.15%) Java
13 8 (4.15%) Oracle EBS
13 8 (4.15%) Six Sigma
13 8 (4.15%) Banking
13 8 (4.15%) Retail
13 8 (4.15%) Migration
13 8 (4.15%) Risk Assessment

Management Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (2.59%) WebLogic
2 3 (1.55%) IIS
3 2 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.04%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.52%) LiveLink
4 1 (0.52%) CMS
4 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.52%) Lync
4 1 (0.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (1.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (5.18%) SAP IS-U
2 8 (4.15%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (3.63%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (3.11%) SAP HR
5 4 (2.07%) SAP MM
6 3 (1.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (1.55%) SAP CO
6 3 (1.55%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (1.55%) SAP FI
7 2 (1.04%) SAP EWM
7 2 (1.04%) SAP CRM
7 2 (1.04%) SAP QM
7 2 (1.04%) HFM
7 2 (1.04%) SAP HCM
7 2 (1.04%) SAP FI-AP
7 2 (1.04%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.52%) SAP PLM
8 1 (0.52%) SAP FI-FM
8 1 (0.52%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.52%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.04%) Office 365
2 1 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.07%) LDAP
2 3 (1.55%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.55%) Network Security
3 1 (0.52%) SSH
3 1 (0.52%) Internet
3 1 (0.52%) RTP
3 1 (0.52%) Firewall
3 1 (0.52%) SSL
3 1 (0.52%) Broadband
3 1 (0.52%) SNMP
3 1 (0.52%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.04%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.04%) MySQL
2 2 (1.04%) EDRMS
2 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.52%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.52%) DataStage
3 1 (0.52%) QualityStage
3 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.52%) PowerCenter
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.52%) RavenDB
3 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.52%) Hyperion Smart View
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.52%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 1 (0.52%) JIRA
1 1 (0.52%) LSMW
1 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
1 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.52%) Bitbucket
1 1 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 38 (19.69%) Finance
2 8 (4.15%) Banking
2 8 (4.15%) Retail
3 7 (3.63%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.11%) Billing
4 6 (3.11%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.07%) Automotive
5 4 (2.07%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.55%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.04%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.04%) Advertising
7 2 (1.04%) Marketing
8 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.52%) International Banking
8 1 (0.52%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.52%) German Language
8 1 (0.52%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.59%) SailPoint
2 4 (2.07%) SAML
3 3 (1.55%) HTML
3 3 (1.55%) .NET
3 3 (1.55%) OpenID
3 3 (1.55%) OAuth
4 2 (1.04%) CSS
4 2 (1.04%) SOAP
4 2 (1.04%) Web Services
4 2 (1.04%) XML
4 2 (1.04%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.52%) jQuery
5 1 (0.52%) BAPI
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (0.52%) EDI
5 1 (0.52%) XSL
5 1 (0.52%) JSP
5 1 (0.52%) Servlets
5 1 (0.52%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.52%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.70%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.07%) Smart Meter
2 4 (2.07%) Reference Data
3 3 (1.55%) Derivative
3 3 (1.55%) Human Factors
4 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.04%) FMCG
4 2 (1.04%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.04%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.52%) PKI
5 1 (0.52%) CESG
5 1 (0.52%) e-Health
5 1 (0.52%) Clustering
5 1 (0.52%) NHS
5 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.15%) Windows
2 5 (2.59%) Linux
2 5 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.04%) AIX
3 2 (1.04%) UNIX
3 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.52%) Solaris
4 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.52%) Android
4 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (12.44%) Service Management
2 21 (10.88%) Identity Management
3 19 (9.84%) ITIL
4 17 (8.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (8.81%) Data Management
5 13 (6.74%) Change Management
5 13 (6.74%) Project Management
6 11 (5.70%) Risk Management
6 11 (5.70%) Business Analysis
6 11 (5.70%) Information Management
6 11 (5.70%) Information Security
7 8 (4.15%) Six Sigma
7 8 (4.15%) Migration
7 8 (4.15%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (4.15%) Incident Management
7 8 (4.15%) Logistics
8 7 (3.63%) Asset Management
8 7 (3.63%) ITSM
9 6 (3.11%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (3.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.15%) Java
2 5 (2.59%) C
3 4 (2.07%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.07%) SQL
4 3 (1.55%) C#
4 3 (1.55%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.04%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.52%) ABAP
6 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.52%) Perl
6 1 (0.52%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 15 (7.77%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.66%) CISSP
2 9 (4.66%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.63%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.59%) Degree
4 5 (2.59%) CISM
5 3 (1.55%) GIAC
5 3 (1.55%) CIMA
5 3 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.04%) PMP
6 2 (1.04%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.04%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.52%) MCITP
7 1 (0.52%) CITP
7 1 (0.52%) MBA
7 1 (0.52%) CISA
7 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.15%) COBIT
2 3 (1.55%) BS15000
2 3 (1.55%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.04%) UCITS
4 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.52%) QA
4 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.52%) SLA
4 1 (0.52%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (3.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.52%) Firmware
2 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 6 (3.11%) OpenIDM
1 6 (3.11%) OpenAM
2 3 (1.55%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.55%) OpenSSO
3 2 (1.04%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (1.04%) SCCM
3 2 (1.04%) SCOM
3 2 (1.04%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.52%) WMI
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.52%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 57 (29.53%) SAP
2 29 (15.03%) Oracle
3 13 (6.74%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.15%) IBM
5 6 (3.11%) ForgeRock
6 4 (2.07%) HP
6 4 (2.07%) NetIQ
7 3 (1.55%) Open Text
8 2 (1.04%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.04%) EMC
8 2 (1.04%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.52%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.52%) FrontRange
9 1 (0.52%) Endeca
9 1 (0.52%) KANA
9 1 (0.52%) VMware
9 1 (0.52%) Mercator
9 1 (0.52%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.52%) RedDot
9 1 (0.52%) Dell
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