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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Consultant
Rank 471 501 461
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 178 132 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.24% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.25% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 83 74
Median daily rate £500 £470 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -5.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £336 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £595 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - -

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
50811 53185 51069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.71% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33087 33473 31333
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1525 2016 2057
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 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 +39 156 £500 +6.95% 84
London +30 91 £525 +5.00% 40
South East +5 19 £500 +11.11% 16
Scotland - 15 £425 - 5
South West +15 12 £400 -5.88% 5
North West -5 12 £550 +18.91% 10
Edinburgh - 10 £550 - 3
Berkshire -1 9 £500 +11.11% 7
Manchester +5 8 £563 +18.42% 7
West Midlands -13 8 £463 - 1
City of London +46 7 £525 +41.75% 10
East of England +23 7 £600 +45.45% 4
Reading -3 7 £450 -7.69% 7
Bristol - 6 £375 - 2
Hampshire - 5 £500 - 2
Stockport - 4 £575 - 1
Warwickshire - 4 £435 -
Birmingham -4 3 £463 - 1
Cheshire -6 3 £525 +16.66% 2
East Anglia - 3 £600 -
Gloucestershire -1 2 - - 1
Swindon -3 2 £380 +16.76% 1
Midlands -5 2 £625 +13.63%
Surrey -7 2 £400 -13.27% 1
Wiltshire -8 2 £380 -10.70% 1
West Sussex -19 2 £435 -20.90% 2
Devon - 2 £400 -
Exeter - 2 £400 -
Basingstoke - 2 £425 -
Stirling - 2 £425 -

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 68 (22.15%) Finance
2 43 (14.01%) DevOps
3 42 (13.68%) Java
4 39 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (11.40%) Puppet
6 33 (10.75%) Banking
6 33 (10.75%) SAP
7 32 (10.42%) Microsoft
7 32 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
8 29 (9.45%) Jenkins
8 29 (9.45%) SQL
8 29 (9.45%) Oracle
8 29 (9.45%) Windows
9 28 (9.12%) Opscode Chef
10 27 (8.79%) Ansible
11 23 (7.49%) Docker
12 22 (7.17%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (6.84%) Migration
13 21 (6.84%) VMware
13 21 (6.84%) Project Management
13 21 (6.84%) Linux
13 21 (6.84%) JavaScript
13 21 (6.84%) Degree
14 20 (6.51%) Microsoft Azure
15 19 (6.19%) Mentoring
15 19 (6.19%) Security Cleared
16 18 (5.86%) VMware Infrastructure
16 18 (5.86%) HTML
16 18 (5.86%) ITIL
16 18 (5.86%) Open Source

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 (3.26%) IIS
1 10 (3.26%) OpenStack
2 9 (2.93%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.93%) WebSphere
3 7 (2.28%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.95%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.30%) Jetty
5 4 (1.30%) nginx
6 3 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.98%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.98%) SAS
6 3 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.65%) Apache
7 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.65%) JBoss
7 2 (0.65%) Mule
7 2 (0.65%) Mule ESB
7 2 (0.65%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.33%) JCAPS
8 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (1.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.95%) SAP CO
1 6 (1.95%) SAP FI
1 6 (1.95%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (1.63%) SAP PP
3 4 (1.30%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.98%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.98%) RMDS
5 2 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.65%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.65%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.65%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (0.65%) SAP Retail
5 2 (0.65%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 32 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (6.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.91%) GitHub
4 9 (2.93%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (2.93%) Office 365
5 8 (2.61%) PaaS
6 7 (2.28%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (1.95%) IaaS
8 5 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.63%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (1.63%) SaaS
9 4 (1.30%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.98%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.33%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.33%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.23%) Firewall
2 11 (3.58%) VPN
3 8 (2.61%) DNS
4 7 (2.28%) LDAP
4 7 (2.28%) Network Security
5 6 (1.95%) DHCP
5 6 (1.95%) IPsec
5 6 (1.95%) LAN
5 6 (1.95%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.63%) FTP
6 5 (1.63%) HTTP
6 5 (1.63%) WAN
7 4 (1.30%) IPv6
7 4 (1.30%) SAN
7 4 (1.30%) SSL
8 3 (0.98%) AMQP
8 3 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (0.98%) LTE
8 3 (0.98%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.21%) Big Data
1 16 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (4.23%) MySQL
3 11 (3.58%) Oracle Database
4 9 (2.93%) Hadoop
5 7 (2.28%) RDBMS
5 7 (2.28%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.95%) QlikView
7 5 (1.63%) DB2
7 5 (1.63%) IBM InfoSphere
7 5 (1.63%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.30%) SAP HANA
8 4 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (9.45%) Jenkins
2 14 (4.56%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.95%) GoCD
3 6 (1.95%) Vagrant
4 4 (1.30%) Travis CI
5 3 (0.98%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.65%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.65%) JIRA
6 2 (0.65%) ProC
6 2 (0.65%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.65%) Selenium
6 2 (0.65%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.33%) Ant
7 1 (0.33%) Gradle
7 1 (0.33%) Hudson
7 1 (0.33%) JMeter
7 1 (0.33%) Maven
7 1 (0.33%) NuGet
7 1 (0.33%) PVCS
7 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 68 (22.15%) Finance
2 33 (10.75%) Banking
3 13 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.26%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.93%) Marketing
5 9 (2.93%) Retail
6 8 (2.61%) Publishing
7 5 (1.63%) Front Office
7 5 (1.63%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.98%) Automotive
9 3 (0.98%) Legal
10 2 (0.65%) Billing
11 1 (0.33%) Danish Language
11 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.33%) Games
11 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.33%) Law
11 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.86%) HTML
2 17 (5.54%) CSS
3 16 (5.21%) .NET
4 15 (4.89%) Web Services
5 13 (4.23%) XML
6 6 (1.95%) JSON
6 6 (1.95%) Middleware
6 6 (1.95%) SOAP
7 5 (1.63%) COM
7 5 (1.63%) J2EE
7 5 (1.63%) Node.js
8 4 (1.30%) Ajax
8 4 (1.30%) Servlets
8 4 (1.30%) Spring
9 3 (0.98%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.98%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.98%) Backbone.js
9 3 (0.98%) HTML5
9 3 (0.98%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (0.98%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.21%) Data Centre
2 12 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.93%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.61%) Credit Risk
4 8 (2.61%) Data Integration
4 8 (2.61%) Public Cloud
5 6 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (1.95%) Market Risk
6 5 (1.63%) CMDB
6 5 (1.63%) Derivative
7 4 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.30%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.30%) User Experience
8 3 (0.98%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (0.98%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.65%) CESG
9 2 (0.65%) FMCG
9 2 (0.65%) Replication
9 2 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (9.45%) Windows
2 21 (6.84%) Linux
3 10 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (2.61%) CentOS
5 7 (2.28%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.98%) Unix
9 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.33%) AIX
10 1 (0.33%) Android
10 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.33%) Fedora
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.33%) Solaris
10 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (14.01%) DevOps
2 39 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (7.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (6.84%) Migration
4 21 (6.84%) Project Management
5 19 (6.19%) Mentoring
6 18 (5.86%) ITIL
6 18 (5.86%) Open Source
7 15 (4.89%) Configuration Management
7 15 (4.89%) TDD
8 14 (4.56%) CRM
9 13 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (3.91%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (3.58%) ETL
11 11 (3.58%) Information Security
11 11 (3.58%) Risk Management
11 11 (3.58%) Workflow
12 10 (3.26%) Scrum
12 10 (3.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (13.68%) Java
2 29 (9.45%) SQL
3 21 (6.84%) JavaScript
4 17 (5.54%) C#
5 13 (4.23%) Ruby
6 8 (2.61%) Bash Shell
6 8 (2.61%) Python
7 7 (2.28%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.28%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.95%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.63%) C
9 5 (1.63%) C++
10 2 (0.65%) Perl
10 2 (0.65%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.65%) VB
11 1 (0.33%) Groovy
11 1 (0.33%) SAS Macro
11 1 (0.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (6.84%) Degree
2 19 (6.19%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.89%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.61%) CISSP
5 6 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.63%) CISA
6 5 (1.63%) CISM
7 4 (1.30%) CCIE
7 4 (1.30%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.30%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.30%) MBA
8 3 (0.98%) CCDE
8 3 (0.98%) CCNP
8 3 (0.98%) ISEB
9 2 (0.65%) CCNA
9 2 (0.65%) JNCIP
9 2 (0.65%) JNCIS
9 2 (0.65%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.65%) PMP
9 2 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.26%) QA
2 8 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.28%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.30%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.98%) SLA
6 2 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.33%) COBIT
7 1 (0.33%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.33%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.33%) ISO27005
7 1 (0.33%) SDET
System Software
1 23 (7.49%) Docker
2 18 (5.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.58%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.65%) RACF
4 2 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.65%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.33%) ACF2
5 1 (0.33%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.33%) NFS
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 35 (11.40%) Puppet
2 28 (9.12%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (8.79%) Ansible
4 8 (2.61%) Kubernetes
5 7 (2.28%) Terraform
6 6 (1.95%) Nagios
6 6 (1.95%) Salt
7 3 (0.98%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.98%) QRadar
7 3 (0.98%) zSecure
8 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.65%) Packer
8 2 (0.65%) SCCM
9 1 (0.33%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.33%) Netcool
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Flashback
9 1 (0.33%) Riemann
9 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (0.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (10.75%) SAP
2 32 (10.42%) Microsoft
3 29 (9.45%) Oracle
4 21 (6.84%) VMware
5 12 (3.91%) Cisco
5 12 (3.91%) IBM
6 10 (3.26%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (2.28%) hybris
8 6 (1.95%) Google
8 6 (1.95%) Murex
9 5 (1.63%) Adobe
9 5 (1.63%) Calypso
9 5 (1.63%) Citrix
9 5 (1.63%) New Relic
9 5 (1.63%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.30%) CA
10 4 (1.30%) Juniper
11 3 (0.98%) Hyperion
11 3 (0.98%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (0.98%) Reuters
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