The table below looks at the statistics for the Recruitment 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 Recruitment Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Recruitment Consultant
Rank 626 601 580
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Recruitment Consultant 5 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.020% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.021% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£255 £225 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £225 £450
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Average hourly rate £10.90 £10.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.00% -31.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.90 £10.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -31.03%

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
55134 51382 48884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.80% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 35199 31088 29037
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2028 1976 2121
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Recruitment Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Recruitment Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Recruitment Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Recruitment Consultant within the UK.

Recruitment Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Recruitment Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Recruitment Consultant within the UK.

Recruitment Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Recruitment Consultant
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Recruitment Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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 -34 5 £255 +13.33% 92
London +4 3 - - 35
City of London - 1 - - 16
Stockton-on-Tees - 1 £255 -
Leeds - 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Durham - 1 £255 -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
North East - 1 £255 - 21

Recruitment Consultant
Top 27 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Recruitment 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 Recruitment Consultant in their job title.

1 3 (20.00%) SAP
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Social Media
2 2 (13.33%) Advertising
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) Social Network
3 1 (6.67%) Workflow
3 1 (6.67%) CIPD
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Business Development
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
3 1 (6.67%) Back Office
3 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Coaching
3 1 (6.67%) Market Making
3 1 (6.67%) Skype
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre

Recruitment Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Recruitment 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 Recruitment Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Skype
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Advertising
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Back Office
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Social Media
2 2 (13.33%) Social Network
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.67%) Business Development
2 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (6.67%) Coaching
2 1 (6.67%) Market Making
2 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
2 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CIPD
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft