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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Consultant
Rank 644 617 606
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Project Consultant 20 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.053% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.056% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 10
Median daily rate £475 £440 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.95% +18.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £320 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £605 £621
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £323
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +24.03%
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
53055 53758 51548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32635 31469
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2148 2116
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 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 21 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 1 May 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 -18 16 £475 +7.95% 6
London -25 5 £569 +10.97% 6
Durham - 3 £475 -
North East - 3 £475 -
Yorkshire 0 2 £475 +18.75%
West Yorkshire -4 2 £475 -
City of London - 2 - - 2
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Bradford +19 1 £550 -
Birmingham +2 1 £300 -
Manchester -6 1 - -
North West -9 1 - -
West Midlands -14 1 £300 -4.00%
South East -24 1 - -
South West - 1 £425 -
Midlands - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £425 -
Bath - 1 £425 -
Worthing - 1 - -

Project Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 18 (29.51%) Project Management
2 17 (27.87%) Finance
3 16 (26.23%) PRINCE2
4 13 (21.31%) MS Excel
4 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
4 13 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (16.39%) SAP
6 9 (14.75%) Oracle
6 9 (14.75%) CISSP
6 9 (14.75%) Information Security
6 9 (14.75%) SDLC
7 8 (13.11%) JIRA
7 8 (13.11%) Risk Analysis
7 8 (13.11%) Security Testing
7 8 (13.11%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (13.11%) CISM
7 8 (13.11%) Middleware
7 8 (13.11%) MS Visio
8 7 (11.48%) Confluence
9 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (8.20%) ERP
10 5 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (8.20%) Oracle EBS R12
11 4 (6.56%) SAP BPC
11 4 (6.56%) Degree
11 4 (6.56%) SAP CO
11 4 (6.56%) Risk Management
11 4 (6.56%) Workflow

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 7 (11.48%) Confluence
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.64%) CMS
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (21.31%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (13.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.64%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) MS Project
3 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (6.56%) SAP BPC
2 4 (6.56%) SAP CO
2 4 (6.56%) SAP FI
2 4 (6.56%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (3.28%) Primavera
3 2 (3.28%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.64%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.64%) SAP GRC
4 1 (1.64%) SAP hybris
4 1 (1.64%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.64%) Basecamp
1 1 (1.64%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) LAN
2 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.64%) VoIP
2 1 (1.64%) WAN
2 1 (1.64%) Wireless
2 1 (1.64%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) SAP BW
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.64%) Big Data
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) JIRA
2 1 (1.64%) LSMW
General
1 17 (27.87%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Banking
2 3 (4.92%) Billing
3 2 (3.28%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Back Office
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) Middleware
2 1 (1.64%) CSS
2 1 (1.64%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.64%) HTML
2 1 (1.64%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.28%) FMCG
3 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.64%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.64%) Reinsurance
3 1 (1.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) Linux
1 1 (1.64%) Solaris
1 1 (1.64%) Unix
1 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) Project Management
2 16 (26.23%) PRINCE2
3 13 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (14.75%) Information Security
4 9 (14.75%) SDLC
5 8 (13.11%) Risk Analysis
5 8 (13.11%) Security Testing
6 6 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.20%) ERP
7 5 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.56%) CRM
8 4 (6.56%) Risk Management
8 4 (6.56%) Workflow
9 3 (4.92%) Analytics
9 3 (4.92%) Change Management
9 3 (4.92%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 3 (4.92%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (4.92%) ITIL
9 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.92%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) CISSP
2 8 (13.11%) CISM
3 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (6.56%) Degree
4 4 (6.56%) SAP Certification
5 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.64%) PMP
6 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.64%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.64%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.39%) SAP
3 9 (14.75%) Oracle
4 2 (3.28%) Forcepoint
4 2 (3.28%) LogRhythm
4 2 (3.28%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.64%) Ariba
5 1 (1.64%) Aruba
5 1 (1.64%) Avaya
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco
5 1 (1.64%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (1.64%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.64%) hybris
5 1 (1.64%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.64%) Mitel
5 1 (1.64%) Qualys
5 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.64%) Tableau