The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Consultant
Rank 572 549 553
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Consultant 21 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.037% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.040% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 15
Average daily rate
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£410 £441 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.08% +10.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £280 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £591 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50509 47198 53521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.49% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30674 27610 29823
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2137 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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
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 30 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 25 July 2014. 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
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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 -26 20 £410 -7.08% 8
London +3 12 £438 -1.68% 4
South East -10 3 - - 1
City of London +15 1 £438 -12.50%
Yorkshire +8 1 £350 -30.69%
West Yorkshire +7 1 £350 -30.69%
Surrey - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
Cheshire - 1 £410 -
Essex - 1 - -
Chester - 1 £410 -
Manchester - 1 £410 -
North West - 1 £410 -
Scotland - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 1
South Wales - - - - 1
South West - - - -
Wales - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Slough - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Harpenden - - - -

Project Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 16 (43.24%) MS Project
2 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 15 (40.54%) Project Management
3 14 (37.84%) SharePoint
4 12 (32.43%) MS Project Server
5 11 (29.73%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
6 10 (27.03%) Degree
7 9 (24.32%) Waterfall
8 6 (16.22%) Finance
9 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
9 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
10 4 (10.81%) Migration
10 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
11 3 (8.11%) Banking
11 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (8.11%) Oracle
11 3 (8.11%) ITIL
11 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
12 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 2 (5.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (5.41%) CRM
12 2 (5.41%) LAN
12 2 (5.41%) WAN
12 2 (5.41%) C#
12 2 (5.41%) SQL
12 2 (5.41%) HP
12 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (5.41%) Service Management
12 2 (5.41%) Programme Management

Project Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 14 (37.84%) SharePoint
2 12 (32.43%) MS Project Server
3 11 (29.73%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (43.24%) MS Project
2 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.70%) SAP PP
1 1 (2.70%) HFM
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Taleo
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) LAN
1 2 (5.41%) WAN
2 1 (2.70%) FTP
2 1 (2.70%) Intranet
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) Extranet
2 1 (2.70%) MPLS
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) VLAN
2 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.70%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.70%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Law
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) HTML
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.70%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) UNIX
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
1 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Project Management
2 9 (24.32%) Waterfall
3 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
4 4 (10.81%) Migration
5 3 (8.11%) ITIL
6 2 (5.41%) Workflow
6 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.41%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (5.41%) Service Management
6 2 (5.41%) CRM
6 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Security Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.70%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.70%) Time Management
7 1 (2.70%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.70%) Cash Management
7 1 (2.70%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) C#
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
1 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.70%) VB
2 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.70%) CCAB
5 1 (2.70%) MCITP
5 1 (2.70%) MCSE
5 1 (2.70%) CCIE
5 1 (2.70%) CCNA
5 1 (2.70%) CCA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) HP
4 1 (2.70%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.70%) T-Plan
4 1 (2.70%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco
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