The table below looks at the statistics for the Sales 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 Sales Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sales Consultant
Rank 582 543 551
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Sales Consultant 10 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.053% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.057% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 3
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£350 £370 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -29.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £370 £525
% change year-on-year
+18.24% -29.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Sales Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Sales Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Sales Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

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

Sales Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Sales Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sales Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Sales Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Sales Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Sales Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Sales 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 Sales Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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 -44 8 £350 -5.40% 39
London +15 6 £350 -26.31% 11
East Midlands +7 1 £613 +65.54% 2
Nottinghamshire +2 1 £613 +65.54%
Nottingham -1 1 £613 +65.54%
Yorkshire -11 1 £475 +28.37% 2
City of London - - - - 8
Maidenhead - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Manchester - - - - 3
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Newbury - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Scotland - - - - 3
Clapham - - - -
East of England - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - - 3
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 2
Wiltshire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Midlands - - - - 2
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 6
South East - - - - 10
South West - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -

Sales Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Sales 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 Sales Consultant in their job title.

1 13 (37.14%) Cisco
2 11 (31.43%) Banking
3 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 9 (25.71%) Manufacturing
5 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
6 7 (20.00%) SAP
6 7 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 7 (20.00%) Finance
7 6 (17.14%) Project Management
7 6 (17.14%) CCNP
7 6 (17.14%) Network Design
8 5 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (14.29%) Marketing
8 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (14.29%) Product Management
8 5 (14.29%) SaaS
8 5 (14.29%) Lync
8 5 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 5 (14.29%) SAP SD
8 5 (14.29%) SOAP
8 5 (14.29%) Linux
8 5 (14.29%) MCSE
8 5 (14.29%) CRM
8 5 (14.29%) VoIP
8 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (14.29%) VMware
9 4 (11.43%) Wireless

Sales Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Sales 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 Sales Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.29%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) SAP SD
2 3 (8.57%) SAP R/3
2 3 (8.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.86%) CA Clarity
3 1 (2.86%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) VoIP
1 5 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (11.43%) Wireless
3 3 (8.57%) Internet
4 2 (5.71%) LAN
5 1 (2.86%) WLAN
5 1 (2.86%) WAN
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.86%) Wireless Security
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.86%) SAP BW
General
1 11 (31.43%) Banking
2 9 (25.71%) Manufacturing
3 7 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 7 (20.00%) Finance
4 5 (14.29%) Marketing
5 2 (5.71%) Retail
5 2 (5.71%) Retail Banking
5 2 (5.71%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (2.86%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Mobile Payment
1 2 (5.71%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Linux
1 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Windows
3 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Project Management
1 6 (17.14%) Network Design
2 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (14.29%) CRM
2 5 (14.29%) Product Management
3 3 (8.57%) Business Development
3 3 (8.57%) SAP Implementation
3 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.71%) Fault Management
4 2 (5.71%) Validation
4 2 (5.71%) Process Improvement
5 1 (2.86%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (2.86%) ERP
5 1 (2.86%) Service Management
5 1 (2.86%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.86%) Logistics
5 1 (2.86%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (17.14%) CCNP
3 5 (14.29%) MCSE
3 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (11.43%) CCDP
5 3 (8.57%) CCIE
6 1 (2.86%) CCNA
6 1 (2.86%) CCDA
6 1 (2.86%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.86%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Tivoli
1 2 (5.71%) Netcool
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Cisco
2 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.00%) SAP
4 5 (14.29%) VMware
4 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle
5 3 (8.57%) HP
5 3 (8.57%) Juniper
6 2 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (5.71%) Remedy
6 2 (5.71%) NetApp
7 1 (2.86%) Pegasus
7 1 (2.86%) Primavera
7 1 (2.86%) CA
7 1 (2.86%) EMC
7 1 (2.86%) IBM
7 1 (2.86%) IronPort
7 1 (2.86%) Infoblox
7 1 (2.86%) Aruba
7 1 (2.86%) F5