The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Consultant
UK
Rank 452 479 472
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 145 139 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.29% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 76 96
Median daily rate £494 £475 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -6.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £366 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £475
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.57%
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
42939 48575 49622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.98% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 27981 31258 30651
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1563 1629 1923
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Senior Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Consultant in the job title.

Senior Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Senior Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Senior Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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 +40 121 £475 -2.56% 62
London +9 68 £525 - 33
South East +5 17 £378 -20.52% 6
North West +25 14 £425 +12.58% 6
Scotland +27 9 £406 -3.27% 3
East of England +4 9 £325 - 4
Edinburgh - 9 £406 - 2
City of London +2 8 £588 +11.90% 12
Berkshire +16 6 £475 +10.46% 3
Manchester +14 6 £650 +62.50% 2
Hertfordshire +1 5 £650 - 2
Cheshire - 5 - - 3
Hampshire +6 4 £345 -27.36% 1
Yorkshire +17 3 £694 +113.46% 4
Reading +7 3 £525 -8.69% 1
Canary Wharf +3 3 - -
East Midlands +3 3 £425 - 2
Oxfordshire - 3 - -
Enfield - 3 - -
Essex - 3 £300 - 1
South West +2 2 £400 -0.62% 1
Oxford - 2 - -
Derbyshire - 2 £425 - 1
Middlesex - 2 £481 -
South Wales +16 1 £120 -70.00%
North Yorkshire +12 1 £388 +19.23% 1
Surrey +9 1 £378 -46.07%
Wales +8 1 £120 -70.00% 1
West Midlands +3 1 £425 +4.55% 5
Buckinghamshire +1 1 - -

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Senior 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 Senior Consultant in the job title.

1 57 (18.69%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (16.07%) Linux
3 44 (14.43%) SAP
4 41 (13.44%) Microsoft
5 37 (12.13%) Oracle
5 37 (12.13%) Windows
5 37 (12.13%) Finance
6 32 (10.49%) DevOps
7 31 (10.16%) Amazon AWS
7 31 (10.16%) SQL
7 31 (10.16%) Business Intelligence
8 30 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
8 30 (9.84%) Puppet
9 28 (9.18%) Migration
10 27 (8.85%) Information Security
10 27 (8.85%) Active Directory
10 27 (8.85%) Java
10 27 (8.85%) Security Cleared
11 26 (8.52%) Banking
11 26 (8.52%) Docker
12 25 (8.20%) Jenkins
13 24 (7.87%) Data Centre
13 24 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (7.54%) Retail
14 23 (7.54%) Terraform
15 22 (7.21%) Ansible
16 21 (6.89%) Mentoring
16 21 (6.89%) Kubernetes
16 21 (6.89%) Ruby
16 21 (6.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Senior 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 10 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.64%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.31%) CMS
4 3 (0.98%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.66%) Confluence
5 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.66%) IIS
5 2 (0.66%) JBoss
5 2 (0.66%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.66%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.33%) Apache
6 1 (0.33%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.33%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.66%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.97%) SAP SD
2 3 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.98%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.66%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.66%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.66%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.66%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.66%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.66%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.33%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.33%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.33%) SAP GTS
4 1 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.33%) Sylvan
Cloud Services
1 31 (10.16%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (6.56%) Office 365
4 13 (4.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 11 (3.61%) IaaS
6 10 (3.28%) PaaS
7 5 (1.64%) SaaS
8 4 (1.31%) Yammer
9 3 (0.98%) Data Lake Analytics
10 2 (0.66%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.66%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.66%) AWS CloudTrail
10 2 (0.66%) BlueKai
10 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.66%) Responsys
10 2 (0.66%) Route 53
10 2 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.57%) Firewall
1 17 (5.57%) Network Security
1 17 (5.57%) VPN
2 11 (3.61%) DNS
3 7 (2.30%) BIG-IP
3 7 (2.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 7 (2.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (1.64%) Kerberos
5 4 (1.31%) 3G
6 3 (0.98%) BGP
6 3 (0.98%) HTTP
6 3 (0.98%) Internet
6 3 (0.98%) LDAP
6 3 (0.98%) LTE
6 3 (0.98%) OSPF
6 3 (0.98%) SSL
7 2 (0.66%) DHCP
7 2 (0.66%) VoIP
7 2 (0.66%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.90%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.25%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (2.62%) SAP BW
4 8 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.30%) GIS
6 6 (1.97%) Power BI
6 6 (1.97%) QlikView
7 5 (1.64%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.64%) OLAP
7 5 (1.64%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.31%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 4 (1.31%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.98%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (0.98%) Data Lake
9 3 (0.98%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 25 (8.20%) Jenkins
2 9 (2.95%) Selenium
3 5 (1.64%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.98%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.98%) JIRA
5 2 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.66%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.66%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.66%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.66%) Subversion
5 2 (0.66%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.33%) Gradle
6 1 (0.33%) JBehave
6 1 (0.33%) JMeter
6 1 (0.33%) JUnit
6 1 (0.33%) PVCS
6 1 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.33%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.33%) TestNG
6 1 (0.33%) WebDriver
General
1 37 (12.13%) Finance
2 26 (8.52%) Banking
3 23 (7.54%) Retail
4 13 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.61%) Law
6 10 (3.28%) Marketing
6 10 (3.28%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (2.62%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.97%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.31%) Billing
10 3 (0.98%) Front Office
10 3 (0.98%) International Banking
10 3 (0.98%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.98%) Legal
11 2 (0.66%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.66%) Electronics
11 2 (0.66%) French Language
11 2 (0.66%) German Language
11 2 (0.66%) Local Government
11 2 (0.66%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.57%) .NET
2 12 (3.93%) HTML
3 11 (3.61%) CSS
4 7 (2.30%) Web Services
5 5 (1.64%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.64%) Spring
6 4 (1.31%) COM
6 4 (1.31%) Kafka
6 4 (1.31%) REST
6 4 (1.31%) RESTful
6 4 (1.31%) Sass
6 4 (1.31%) Visualforce
6 4 (1.31%) XML
7 3 (0.98%) AngularJS
7 3 (0.98%) Hibernate
7 3 (0.98%) Mason
8 2 (0.66%) jBPM
8 2 (0.66%) JPA
8 2 (0.66%) jQuery
8 2 (0.66%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.87%) Data Centre
2 18 (5.90%) Public Cloud
3 9 (2.95%) User Experience
4 8 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.97%) iPad
5 6 (1.97%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.31%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.31%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.66%) Blog
8 2 (0.66%) Clustering
8 2 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.66%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.66%) FMCG
8 2 (0.66%) Life Science
8 2 (0.66%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.66%) PKI
8 2 (0.66%) SCADA
9 1 (0.33%) Digital TV
9 1 (0.33%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 49 (16.07%) Linux
2 37 (12.13%) Windows
3 21 (6.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (6.23%) CentOS
5 15 (4.92%) Windows Server
6 13 (4.26%) Unix
7 12 (3.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.98%) AIX
9 3 (0.98%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.66%) Solaris
11 1 (0.33%) Android
11 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.33%) Fedora
11 1 (0.33%) HPUX
11 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (18.69%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (10.49%) DevOps
3 31 (10.16%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (9.18%) Migration
5 27 (8.85%) Information Security
6 24 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (6.89%) Mentoring
8 19 (6.23%) Scrum
9 17 (5.57%) Load Balancing
10 15 (4.92%) ERP
11 14 (4.59%) Analytics
11 14 (4.59%) Coaching
11 14 (4.59%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (4.26%) Business Analysis
13 12 (3.93%) E-Commerce
14 11 (3.61%) Project Management
15 10 (3.28%) CRM
16 9 (2.95%) ETL
16 9 (2.95%) ITIL
16 9 (2.95%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 31 (10.16%) SQL
2 27 (8.85%) Java
3 21 (6.89%) Ruby
4 19 (6.23%) Bash Shell
5 14 (4.59%) PowerShell
6 12 (3.93%) C#
7 10 (3.28%) JavaScript
8 9 (2.95%) Python
9 7 (2.30%) Perl
9 7 (2.30%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.97%) Apex Code
11 5 (1.64%) C
12 4 (1.31%) ABAP
12 4 (1.31%) C++
12 4 (1.31%) Groovy
12 4 (1.31%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.31%) VBScript
13 3 (0.98%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.98%) Scala
14 1 (0.33%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 27 (8.85%) Security Cleared
2 16 (5.25%) Degree
3 13 (4.26%) CISSP
3 13 (4.26%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.95%) MCSE
6 8 (2.62%) CISM
7 6 (1.97%) CISA
7 6 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.31%) CCIE
8 4 (1.31%) MCITP
8 4 (1.31%) RHCSA
9 3 (0.98%) RHCA
9 3 (0.98%) RHCE
9 3 (0.98%) RHCT
10 2 (0.66%) CCNA
10 2 (0.66%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.66%) MCSA
11 1 (0.33%) CSQA
11 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.62%) QA
2 7 (2.30%) GMP
3 6 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.64%) GAMP
4 5 (1.64%) GCP
4 5 (1.64%) GxP
5 3 (0.98%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.66%) COBIT
6 2 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.66%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.33%) GDPR
7 1 (0.33%) MiFID
7 1 (0.33%) RMADS
7 1 (0.33%) SDET
7 1 (0.33%) SLA
7 1 (0.33%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 27 (8.85%) Active Directory
2 26 (8.52%) Docker
3 12 (3.93%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.30%) vSphere
5 3 (0.98%) XenApp
5 3 (0.98%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.66%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.66%) vCloud
7 1 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.33%) HDFS
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (9.84%) Puppet
2 23 (7.54%) Terraform
3 22 (7.21%) Ansible
4 21 (6.89%) Kubernetes
5 12 (3.93%) SCCM
6 10 (3.28%) SCOM
7 4 (1.31%) Nessus
8 3 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.98%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (0.66%) Nagios
10 1 (0.33%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.33%) HP SiteScope
10 1 (0.33%) logstash
10 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.33%) Netcool
10 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.33%) Salt
10 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 44 (14.43%) SAP
2 41 (13.44%) Microsoft
3 37 (12.13%) Oracle
4 17 (5.57%) VMware
5 16 (5.25%) Cisco
6 11 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (3.28%) CheckPoint
7 10 (3.28%) F5
8 9 (2.95%) Mercator
9 8 (2.62%) Citrix
10 7 (2.30%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.97%) Adobe
11 6 (1.97%) ATG
11 6 (1.97%) IBM
11 6 (1.97%) Remedy
12 5 (1.64%) HP
13 4 (1.31%) Capita
13 4 (1.31%) hybris
13 4 (1.31%) NetApp
13 4 (1.31%) Veritas
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