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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Management Consultant
Rank 495 472 468
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Management Consultant 101 123 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 60 46
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£450 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £373 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £675 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £37.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.21% -
UK excluding London average 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
49251 48960 43769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.49% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 30638 30338 25166
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1929 1993 2147
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -6.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -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 29 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Management Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Management Consultant Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 May 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 -35 96 £450 -11.11% 23
London -1 50 £450 -25.00% 17
South East -5 21 £525 +5.00% 2
City of London +14 11 £438 +3.55% 5
West Midlands -9 9 £475 +18.75% 1
Berkshire -6 7 - -
Reading -1 6 - -
South West +17 5 £400 -20.00% 1
Hampshire - 5 £525 - 1
East of England +7 4 £413 +4.43% 1
Scotland +3 4 £300 -34.78%
Edinburgh +1 3 £300 -34.78%
Midlands 0 3 - -
Warwickshire - 3 £475 -
Birmingham - 3 - -
Surrey +12 2 £525 -16.00%
Wiltshire +4 2 £413 -17.50%
Buckinghamshire +4 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +3 2 £413 +4.43%
Essex - 2 £413 -
Southampton - 2 £538 -
Cambridge - 2 £413 -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Somerset - 2 - -
Swindon +7 1 £400 -20.00%
Middlesex +6 1 - -
Milton Keynes +2 1 - -
North East -6 1 - -
Bracknell -10 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £550 - 1

Management Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 54 (27.27%) SAP
2 44 (22.22%) Finance
3 40 (20.20%) Service Management
4 35 (17.68%) Oracle
5 32 (16.16%) ITIL
6 20 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (9.60%) Project Management
8 17 (8.59%) IBM
8 17 (8.59%) Workflow
8 17 (8.59%) Identity Management
9 14 (7.07%) Data Management
9 14 (7.07%) Microsoft
9 14 (7.07%) Dell
9 14 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (6.57%) Asset Management
11 12 (6.06%) ITSM
12 11 (5.56%) Risk Management
12 11 (5.56%) Active Directory
12 11 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (5.56%) .NET
12 11 (5.56%) QA
13 10 (5.05%) C#
14 9 (4.55%) SQL
14 9 (4.55%) Change Management
14 9 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
14 9 (4.55%) Banking
14 9 (4.55%) Business Analysis
14 9 (4.55%) SAP IS-U
15 8 (4.04%) Security Cleared
15 8 (4.04%) SC Cleared

Management Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 8 (4.04%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.53%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.53%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (2.02%) Lync
4 1 (0.51%) SAS
4 1 (0.51%) IIS
4 1 (0.51%) JBoss
4 1 (0.51%) Apache
4 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.51%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (2.53%) MS Excel
1 5 (2.53%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.01%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.55%) SAP IS-U
2 6 (3.03%) SAP EWM
3 5 (2.53%) SAP FI
3 5 (2.53%) Oracle TCA
4 4 (2.02%) SAP SM
5 3 (1.52%) SAP FI-AP
6 2 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (1.01%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (1.01%) SAP CO
6 2 (1.01%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (1.01%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.51%) SAP WM
7 1 (0.51%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.51%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.51%) Agresso
7 1 (0.51%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.51%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.51%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.01%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.01%) Taleo
3 1 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.02%) Network Security
1 4 (2.02%) HTTP
2 2 (1.01%) VLAN
2 2 (1.01%) LAN
2 2 (1.01%) WAN
2 2 (1.01%) FTP
3 1 (0.51%) SSL
3 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.51%) LDAP
3 1 (0.51%) Internet
3 1 (0.51%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.02%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (1.01%) MySQL
3 2 (1.01%) DB2
4 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.51%) Pentaho
4 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.51%) Big Data
4 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.52%) LSMW
2 2 (1.01%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.01%) JIRA
2 2 (1.01%) Ant
3 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.51%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.51%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.51%) ERwin
3 1 (0.51%) Subversion
3 1 (0.51%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.51%) MSBuild
General
1 44 (22.22%) Finance
2 9 (4.55%) Banking
3 8 (4.04%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.04%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.54%) Marketing
5 4 (2.02%) Retail
6 2 (1.01%) Automotive
6 2 (1.01%) Law
6 2 (1.01%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.51%) German Language
7 1 (0.51%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.51%) Local Government
7 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.51%) Billing
7 1 (0.51%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.56%) .NET
2 4 (2.02%) SailPoint
3 3 (1.52%) XML
3 3 (1.52%) SOAP
3 3 (1.52%) SAML
3 3 (1.52%) Middleware
3 3 (1.52%) OAuth
4 2 (1.01%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
4 2 (1.01%) OpenID
4 2 (1.01%) BAPI
4 2 (1.01%) SAP ALE
4 2 (1.01%) Web Services
4 2 (1.01%) HTML
4 2 (1.01%) EDI
5 1 (0.51%) J2EE
5 1 (0.51%) CSS
5 1 (0.51%) Struts
5 1 (0.51%) DOM
5 1 (0.51%) XSLT
5 1 (0.51%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.04%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.54%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.53%) CMDB
5 4 (2.02%) BYOD
5 4 (2.02%) FMCG
6 3 (1.52%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.01%) User Experience
7 2 (1.01%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.01%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.01%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.01%) NHS
8 1 (0.51%) DTV
8 1 (0.51%) Derivative
8 1 (0.51%) Life Science
8 1 (0.51%) SCADA
8 1 (0.51%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.51%) Equities
8 1 (0.51%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.53%) UNIX
1 5 (2.53%) Windows
2 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (1.01%) VMS
3 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (20.20%) Service Management
2 32 (16.16%) ITIL
3 20 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (9.60%) Project Management
5 17 (8.59%) Workflow
5 17 (8.59%) Identity Management
6 14 (7.07%) Data Management
7 13 (6.57%) Asset Management
8 12 (6.06%) ITSM
9 11 (5.56%) Risk Management
9 11 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (4.55%) Change Management
10 9 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
10 9 (4.55%) Business Analysis
11 8 (4.04%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (4.04%) Logistics
11 8 (4.04%) Service Delivery
11 8 (4.04%) Configuration Management
11 8 (4.04%) ERP
12 7 (3.54%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.05%) C#
2 9 (4.55%) SQL
3 2 (1.01%) XPath
3 2 (1.01%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.01%) C
3 2 (1.01%) ABAP
3 2 (1.01%) Java
3 2 (1.01%) XQuery
4 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.51%) Perl
4 1 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (4.04%) Security Cleared
1 8 (4.04%) SC Cleared
2 7 (3.54%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (3.54%) Degree
3 4 (2.02%) SAP Certification
3 4 (2.02%) CISSP
4 3 (1.52%) ISEB
4 3 (1.52%) PMP
4 3 (1.52%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.01%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.01%) CIMA
6 1 (0.51%) MCP
6 1 (0.51%) CISA
6 1 (0.51%) CISM
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.51%) GIAC
6 1 (0.51%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.56%) QA
2 5 (2.53%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.02%) SLA
4 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.51%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.01%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.01%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.51%) UAG
4 1 (0.51%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.53%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 5 (2.53%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (1.01%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (1.01%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (1.01%) SCCM
2 2 (1.01%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.51%) Nagios
3 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.51%) Windows Intune
3 1 (0.51%) Puppet
3 1 (0.51%) Ansible
3 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.51%) OpenIDM
3 1 (0.51%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 54 (27.27%) SAP
2 35 (17.68%) Oracle
3 17 (8.59%) IBM
4 14 (7.07%) Microsoft
4 14 (7.07%) Dell
5 8 (4.04%) Amdocs
6 7 (3.54%) HP
6 7 (3.54%) Citrix
7 6 (3.03%) BMC
8 5 (2.53%) Adobe
8 5 (2.53%) Netezza
9 4 (2.02%) OpenText
9 4 (2.02%) VMware
9 4 (2.02%) Sun
9 4 (2.02%) Cognos
10 3 (1.52%) Symantec
10 3 (1.52%) Altiris
10 3 (1.52%) Huawei
10 3 (1.52%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.01%) ForgeRock