The table below looks at the statistics for the Project 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 Project Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Consultant
Rank 588 584 566
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Project Consultant 38 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.054% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.057% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 17
Average daily rate £450 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £250 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50

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
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Project Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 12 February 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 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 35 £450 - 7
South East +26 13 £500 -9.09% 1
London +5 11 £410 -13.68% 5
Manchester -9 8 £188 -
North West -11 8 £188 -
Surrey -3 6 £500 -16.66%
Berkshire +9 3 £475 -13.63%
Kent - 3 - -
Reading - 3 £475 -
Maidstone - 3 - -
Wembley - 2 £426 -
South West +2 1 £470 +88.00%
Scotland -4 1 - -
West Midlands -12 1 £450 +80.00%
Worthing - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 £550 -
Bristol - 1 £470 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Tamworth - 1 £450 -
Northampton - 1 £535 -
Oxford - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £535 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £450 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £550 -
Yorkshire - 1 £550 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £535 -

Project Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Project 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 Project Consultant in their job title.

1 19 (28.79%) Project Management
1 19 (28.79%) PRINCE2
2 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (21.21%) Finance
4 12 (18.18%) CISSP
4 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 12 (18.18%) Information Security
5 11 (16.67%) CISM
5 11 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 11 (16.67%) SAP
5 11 (16.67%) Middleware
5 11 (16.67%) Security Testing
5 11 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
6 10 (15.15%) SDLC
6 10 (15.15%) Oracle
7 9 (13.64%) MS Visio
8 7 (10.61%) JIRA
8 7 (10.61%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (10.61%) Confluence
9 6 (9.09%) Banking
9 6 (9.09%) ERP
9 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
9 6 (9.09%) Degree
9 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (7.58%) Retail
11 4 (6.06%) SAP FI/CO
11 4 (6.06%) SAP CO
11 4 (6.06%) SAP Certification

Project Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Project 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 Project Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.61%) Confluence
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.52%) CMS
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.64%) MS Visio
3 7 (10.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.03%) MS Project
5 1 (1.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) SAP BPC
1 4 (6.06%) SAP CO
1 4 (6.06%) SAP FI
1 4 (6.06%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (3.03%) Primavera
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.52%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.52%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.52%) Basecamp
1 1 (1.52%) Office 365
1 1 (1.52%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) LAN
2 1 (1.52%) Firewall
2 1 (1.52%) Internet
2 1 (1.52%) IPsec
2 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.52%) VoIP
2 1 (1.52%) VPN
2 1 (1.52%) WAN
2 1 (1.52%) Wireless
2 1 (1.52%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) SAP BW
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (10.61%) JIRA
General
1 14 (21.21%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Banking
3 5 (7.58%) Retail
4 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Advertising
5 1 (1.52%) Back Office
5 1 (1.52%) Billing
5 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.52%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Marketing
5 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (1.52%) CSS
2 1 (1.52%) HTML
2 1 (1.52%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.03%) FMCG
2 2 (3.03%) User Experience
3 1 (1.52%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.52%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.52%) NHS
3 1 (1.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.03%) Windows
2 1 (1.52%) Linux
2 1 (1.52%) Solaris
2 1 (1.52%) Unix
2 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.79%) PRINCE2
1 19 (28.79%) Project Management
2 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (18.18%) Information Security
4 11 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
4 11 (16.67%) Security Testing
5 10 (15.15%) SDLC
6 6 (9.09%) ERP
7 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.55%) CRM
8 3 (4.55%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.55%) Migration
8 3 (4.55%) Scrum
8 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.55%) Validation
8 3 (4.55%) Workflow
9 2 (3.03%) Data Management
9 2 (3.03%) Programme Management
9 2 (3.03%) Quality Management
9 2 (3.03%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.03%) SQL
2 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (18.18%) CISSP
2 11 (16.67%) CISM
3 6 (9.09%) Degree
3 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (6.06%) SAP Certification
6 2 (3.03%) PMI Certification
6 2 (3.03%) PMP
7 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) ISO 9001
1 2 (3.03%) PCI DSS
1 2 (3.03%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.52%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.52%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.67%) SAP
3 10 (15.15%) Oracle
4 2 (3.03%) Demandware
4 2 (3.03%) Forcepoint
4 2 (3.03%) hybris
4 2 (3.03%) LogRhythm
4 2 (3.03%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.52%) Apple
5 1 (1.52%) Aruba
5 1 (1.52%) Avaya
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco
5 1 (1.52%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (1.52%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.52%) IBM
5 1 (1.52%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.52%) NetSuite
5 1 (1.52%) Qualys
5 1 (1.52%) Tableau
5 1 (1.52%) WatchGuard
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