The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Project Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Consultant
Rank 634 625 617
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Project Consultant 27 38 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.067% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.070% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 3
Median daily rate £401 £444 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.57% +8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £320 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £510 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
51008 54089 51827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.76% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33192 34291 31378
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 1546 2003 2097
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Project Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Project Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Project Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Consultant within the UK.

Project Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Project Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Project Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Project Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Consultant within the UK.

Project Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Project Consultant
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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 +3 24 £403 -9.29% 4
South East +21 13 £401 +21.13%
Berkshire - 6 £550 -
London -18 4 £525 +18.30% 3
Reading - 4 £600 -
North West +1 3 £400 +23.07% 1
Hampshire +2 2 £313 -
Surrey -7 2 £450 +18.03%
Yorkshire - 2 - -
Kent - 2 £395 -
Maidenhead - 2 £400 -
Hook - 2 £313 -
Bradford - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £300 -
Milton Keynes +12 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +9 1 - -
South West +4 1 £400 -13.51%
Devon - 1 £400 -
Exeter - 1 £400 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £300 -

Project Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Project 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 Project Consultant in the job title.

1 19 (40.43%) Finance
2 12 (25.53%) Project Management
3 10 (21.28%) SAP
4 7 (14.89%) Oracle
5 6 (12.77%) Windows
5 6 (12.77%) Linux
5 6 (12.77%) Change Management
5 6 (12.77%) Migration
5 6 (12.77%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
6 5 (10.64%) Risk Management
6 5 (10.64%) Billing
6 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2
6 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (10.64%) SAP BW
7 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
7 4 (8.51%) SQL
7 4 (8.51%) ITIL
7 4 (8.51%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (8.51%) Oracle Assets
7 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
7 4 (8.51%) SDLC
8 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.38%) Banking
8 3 (6.38%) Retail
8 3 (6.38%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 3 (6.38%) MS Excel

Project 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 1 (2.13%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (6.38%) SAP PP
3 3 (6.38%) SAP WM
4 2 (4.26%) SAP ERP
5 1 (2.13%) SAP CRM
5 1 (2.13%) SAP hybris
5 1 (2.13%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) HTTP
1 1 (2.13%) LDAP
1 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SAP BW
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.38%) SAP BI
4 1 (2.13%) Big Data
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.13%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) JIRA
1 1 (2.13%) LSMW
1 1 (2.13%) Protractor
1 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (40.43%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Billing
3 3 (6.38%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Retail
4 2 (4.26%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.13%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.13%) Gherkin
1 1 (2.13%) Java EE
1 1 (2.13%) Middleware
1 1 (2.13%) REST
1 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Market Risk
3 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.13%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Linux
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Solaris
2 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Project Management
2 6 (12.77%) Change Management
2 6 (12.77%) Migration
3 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
3 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2
3 5 (10.64%) Risk Management
3 5 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.51%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (8.51%) ITIL
4 4 (8.51%) SDLC
5 3 (6.38%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.26%) Analytics
6 2 (4.26%) BDD
6 2 (4.26%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.26%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.26%) Process Improvement
6 2 (4.26%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
1 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.13%) PMBOK
1 1 (2.13%) QA
1 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) SAP
2 7 (14.89%) Oracle
3 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.13%) Ariba
4 1 (2.13%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (2.13%) Forcepoint
4 1 (2.13%) hybris
4 1 (2.13%) Informatica
4 1 (2.13%) LogRhythm
4 1 (2.13%) Qualys
4 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com