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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Consultant
Rank 634 634 623
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Project Consultant 23 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.047% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.050% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 12
Median daily rate £508 £438 £603
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -27.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £283 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £528 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £313 £615
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -49.18%
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
50649 54325 53290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 34727 32509
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1691 2060 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 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 18 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 27 September 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 +26 23 £508 +16.00%
South East +24 9 £500 +42.85%
London -14 7 £563 +25.69%
Berkshire - 4 £520 -
Reading - 3 £515 -
North West +14 2 - -
Manchester -4 2 - -
Docklands, London - 2 £563 -
Surrey - 2 £450 -
Bradford - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
Milton Keynes +18 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +18 1 - -
Birmingham -8 1 £415 -
West Midlands -23 1 £415 -
Hampshire - 1 £275 -
Hook - 1 £275 -

Project Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 15 (29.41%) Finance
2 12 (23.53%) Project Management
3 11 (21.57%) SAP
3 11 (21.57%) Windows
4 10 (19.61%) Linux
5 7 (13.73%) Migration
6 6 (11.76%) Oracle
6 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (9.80%) SAP BW
7 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (9.80%) Information Security
8 4 (7.84%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (7.84%) CISSP
8 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
8 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
8 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
9 3 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (5.88%) Degree
9 3 (5.88%) Project Governance
9 3 (5.88%) Process Improvement
9 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
9 3 (5.88%) SDLC
9 3 (5.88%) Web Services
9 3 (5.88%) ITIL
9 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.88%) SAP PP
9 3 (5.88%) SAP WM
9 3 (5.88%) SAP BI
9 3 (5.88%) Change Management

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 (1.96%) nginx
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) SAP PP
1 3 (5.88%) SAP WM
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.92%) SAP PS
3 1 (1.96%) Primavera
3 1 (1.96%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.96%) SAP hybris
3 1 (1.96%) SAP MRS
3 1 (1.96%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.92%) GitHub
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Firewall
1 2 (3.92%) LDAP
2 1 (1.96%) DNS
2 1 (1.96%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SAP BW
2 3 (5.88%) SAP BI
3 2 (3.92%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.96%) Big Data
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.96%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.92%) JIRA
3 1 (1.96%) LSMW
3 1 (1.96%) Protractor
3 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Banking
2 3 (5.88%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Billing
3 2 (3.92%) Marketing
3 2 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Automotive
4 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) Web Services
2 2 (3.92%) Middleware
3 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.96%) Django
3 1 (1.96%) Java EE
3 1 (1.96%) Kafka
3 1 (1.96%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.96%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Clustering
3 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.96%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.96%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Windows
2 10 (19.61%) Linux
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.96%) Unix
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) Project Management
2 7 (13.73%) Migration
3 5 (9.80%) Information Security
3 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
4 4 (7.84%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.88%) Change Management
5 3 (5.88%) ITIL
5 3 (5.88%) Process Improvement
5 3 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 3 (5.88%) Project Governance
5 3 (5.88%) SDLC
6 2 (3.92%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (3.92%) High Availability
6 2 (3.92%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.92%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) Perl
2 1 (1.96%) PHP
2 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) CISSP
1 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) Degree
3 2 (3.92%) CISM
3 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.96%) MCITP
4 1 (1.96%) MCSA
4 1 (1.96%) MCSD
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.96%) PMP
4 1 (1.96%) RHCSA
4 1 (1.96%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.96%) vCloud
1 1 (1.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (1.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Ansible
1 1 (1.96%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.96%) Puppet
1 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) SAP
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.96%) hybris
4 1 (1.96%) Informatica
4 1 (1.96%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.96%) Veritas
4 1 (1.96%) VMware