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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Consultant
Rank 612 609 604
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Consultant 18 35 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.063% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.067% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 29 14
Median daily rate £450 £470 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% +7.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £313 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £505 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £380
% change year-on-year
- +31.57%
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
47154 52548 52697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.79% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30883 33471 33311
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1660 2050 2167
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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 9 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 7 December 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 +9 18 £450 -2.17% 4
London -1 11 £450 +5.88% 1
City of London +3 3 £450 +221.42%
East of England +9 2 £500 +17.64%
Essex - 2 £500 -
South East +20 1 - - 2
West Midlands -17 1 £415 -7.77%
Birmingham - 1 £415 -
Westminster - 1 £240 -

Project Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 13 (29.55%) Project Management
2 12 (27.27%) Finance
3 11 (25.00%) Windows
4 10 (22.73%) Linux
5 8 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 7 (15.91%) ITIL
6 7 (15.91%) Information Security
6 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (13.64%) Banking
7 6 (13.64%) Six Sigma
7 6 (13.64%) Process Improvement
8 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (11.36%) SDLC
8 5 (11.36%) SAP
8 5 (11.36%) Oracle
8 5 (11.36%) Programme Management
8 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.09%) Fixed Income
9 4 (9.09%) e-Learning
9 4 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (9.09%) Investment Banking
9 4 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (9.09%) Degree
9 4 (9.09%) COBIT
9 4 (9.09%) Equities
9 4 (9.09%) QA
9 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
9 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
9 4 (9.09%) MS Visio

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 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 4 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.27%) Confluence
2 1 (2.27%) nginx
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 4 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (4.55%) SAP PS
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.27%) Primavera
2 1 (2.27%) SAP MRS
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.55%) GitHub
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Firewall
2 2 (4.55%) LDAP
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.27%) DNS
3 1 (2.27%) HTTP
3 1 (2.27%) LAN
3 1 (2.27%) SSL
3 1 (2.27%) VPN
3 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.27%) Pentaho
2 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.27%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.82%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.27%) Protractor
2 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (27.27%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.55%) Japanese Language
5 1 (2.27%) Automotive
5 1 (2.27%) Billing
5 1 (2.27%) German Language
5 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) Web Services
2 2 (4.55%) Middleware
3 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.27%) Django
3 1 (2.27%) Java EE
3 1 (2.27%) Kafka
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) e-Learning
2 4 (9.09%) Equities
2 4 (9.09%) Fixed Income
3 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.27%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) Windows
2 10 (22.73%) Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.27%) Unix
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Project Management
2 8 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.91%) Information Security
3 7 (15.91%) ITIL
4 6 (13.64%) Process Improvement
4 6 (13.64%) Six Sigma
5 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (11.36%) Programme Management
5 5 (11.36%) SDLC
5 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.09%) CMMI
6 4 (9.09%) Migration
6 4 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.55%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.55%) Data Migration
8 2 (4.55%) Lean Six Sigma
8 2 (4.55%) Quality Management
8 2 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) Perl
1 1 (2.27%) PHP
1 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) CISSP
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
1 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) CISM
3 1 (2.27%) MCITP
3 1 (2.27%) MCSA
3 1 (2.27%) MCSD
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.27%) RHCSA
3 1 (2.27%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) COBIT
1 4 (9.09%) QA
2 3 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.27%) vCloud
1 1 (2.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (2.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Puppet
2 1 (2.27%) Ansible
2 1 (2.27%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle
1 5 (11.36%) SAP
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco
3 2 (4.55%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.27%) Canon
4 1 (2.27%) Informatica
4 1 (2.27%) Juniper
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.27%) Veritas
4 1 (2.27%) VMware