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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Consultant
Rank 470 518 466
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -52
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 188 143 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.25% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.26% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 94 91
Median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £391 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £488 £438
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £66.50 - £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £66.50 - £65.00

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
50649 54325 53290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 34727 32509
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1691 2060 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +68 169 £500 - 73
London +20 86 £525 -4.54% 42
South East +9 20 £475 +5.55% 13
West Midlands -11 14 £473 -4.30% 3
Scotland +20 13 £513 +15.49% 7
South West +15 13 £458 -39.00% 3
East of England +15 13 £375 -34.78% 2
North West +12 11 £550 +15.78% 2
Hertfordshire - 9 - - 2
Edinburgh +21 7 £550 +41.93% 4
City of London +12 7 £525 +10.52% 12
Glasgow +18 6 £475 -5.00% 2
Bristol +4 6 £475 - 2
Surrey +2 6 £536 +19.16% 1
Birmingham - 6 £475 - 1
Hampshire +19 5 £500 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire +9 5 £425 -10.52% 3
Manchester -10 5 £550 +15.78% 1
Wiltshire +14 4 £375 -50.00%
Cheshire +11 4 £550 - 1
Leeds +8 4 £425 - 3
Berkshire +8 4 £524 +1.69% 8
West Yorkshire +5 4 £425 - 3
Welwyn Garden City - 4 - -
Buckinghamshire +15 3 £475 -15.55% 1
Swindon +10 3 £375 -50.00%
Gloucestershire +4 3 - -
Warwickshire -4 3 £370 -26.00%
Coventry - 3 £475 -
Warwick - 3 £370 -

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 81 (22.44%) Finance
2 52 (14.40%) SAP
3 50 (13.85%) Oracle
4 42 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (11.36%) Linux
5 41 (11.36%) Microsoft
6 40 (11.08%) SQL
7 39 (10.80%) Security Cleared
7 39 (10.80%) DevOps
7 39 (10.80%) Data Centre
8 38 (10.53%) Java
8 38 (10.53%) Windows
9 37 (10.25%) Firewall
9 37 (10.25%) Puppet
10 34 (9.42%) Amazon AWS
11 31 (8.59%) Banking
11 31 (8.59%) Degree
12 29 (8.03%) Docker
13 27 (7.48%) Jenkins
13 27 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
14 26 (7.20%) Ansible
14 26 (7.20%) Mentoring
14 26 (7.20%) Stakeholder Management
15 25 (6.93%) Migration
15 25 (6.93%) Information Security
16 23 (6.37%) Business Intelligence
16 23 (6.37%) Active Directory
16 23 (6.37%) SC Cleared
17 22 (6.09%) Cisco
17 22 (6.09%) ITIL

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 11 (3.05%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.22%) Skype for Business
3 6 (1.66%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.39%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.11%) Apache
5 4 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.11%) IIS
5 4 (1.11%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.55%) SAS
7 2 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.55%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.28%) Confluence
8 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.28%) JBoss
8 1 (0.28%) MTS
8 1 (0.28%) nginx
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 12 (3.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.55%) MS Office
3 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.94%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.66%) Adobe Campaign
2 6 (1.66%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.66%) SAP CO
2 6 (1.66%) SAP FI
2 6 (1.66%) SAP SD
3 5 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.39%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.11%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.83%) Primavera
5 3 (0.83%) RMDS
5 3 (0.83%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.55%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.55%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.55%) SAP GTS
6 2 (0.55%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.55%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.55%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 34 (9.42%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (5.54%) Office 365
4 10 (2.77%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (2.77%) PaaS
5 9 (2.49%) GitHub
6 8 (2.22%) IaaS
7 6 (1.66%) Amazon S3
8 5 (1.39%) SaaS
9 3 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.83%) Yammer
10 2 (0.55%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.28%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.28%) Responsys
11 1 (0.28%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 37 (10.25%) Firewall
2 15 (4.16%) VPN
3 12 (3.32%) Network Security
4 11 (3.05%) LAN
5 10 (2.77%) WAN
6 6 (1.66%) BGP
6 6 (1.66%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (1.66%) Kerberos
7 5 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (1.39%) DNS
7 5 (1.39%) LDAP
8 4 (1.11%) EIGRP
8 4 (1.11%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (1.11%) IPsec
8 4 (1.11%) IPv6
8 4 (1.11%) OSPF
8 4 (1.11%) SAN
8 4 (1.11%) VLAN
8 4 (1.11%) Wireless
9 3 (0.83%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (4.16%) Oracle Database
4 13 (3.60%) RDBMS
4 13 (3.60%) Relational Database
5 12 (3.32%) Big Data
5 12 (3.32%) Hadoop
6 11 (3.05%) MySQL
7 9 (2.49%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (2.49%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.66%) DB2
9 6 (1.66%) IBM InfoSphere
9 6 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.39%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.39%) SAP HANA
11 4 (1.11%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 4 (1.11%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 27 (7.48%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.05%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.39%) JIRA
3 5 (1.39%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (1.39%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (1.11%) PVCS
5 3 (0.83%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.83%) Selenium
5 3 (0.83%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.55%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.55%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.55%) ProC
6 2 (0.55%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.28%) ERwin
7 1 (0.28%) JMeter
7 1 (0.28%) JUnit
7 1 (0.28%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 81 (22.44%) Finance
2 31 (8.59%) Banking
3 14 (3.88%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.60%) Marketing
5 12 (3.32%) Pharmaceutical
6 11 (3.05%) Manufacturing
6 11 (3.05%) Retail
7 8 (2.22%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.11%) Law
9 3 (0.83%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.55%) Billing
10 2 (0.55%) Electronics
11 1 (0.28%) Advertising
11 1 (0.28%) Danish Language
11 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.28%) French Language
11 1 (0.28%) German Language
11 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.99%) HTML
2 16 (4.43%) .NET
3 12 (3.32%) CSS
4 11 (3.05%) Web Services
5 9 (2.49%) XML
6 8 (2.22%) ASP.NET
7 6 (1.66%) JSON
7 6 (1.66%) Middleware
8 4 (1.11%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (1.11%) RESTful
9 3 (0.83%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.83%) Backbone.js
9 3 (0.83%) COM
9 3 (0.83%) HTML5
9 3 (0.83%) React
9 3 (0.83%) REST
9 3 (0.83%) Spring
10 2 (0.55%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.55%) EDI
10 2 (0.55%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.80%) Data Centre
2 14 (3.88%) Public Cloud
3 13 (3.60%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.11%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (0.83%) Credit Risk
7 3 (0.83%) Cryptography
7 3 (0.83%) Data Integration
7 3 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (0.83%) Hedge funds
7 3 (0.83%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.83%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.55%) BYOD
8 2 (0.55%) FMCG
8 2 (0.55%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.55%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (0.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (11.36%) Linux
2 38 (10.53%) Windows
3 17 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (4.16%) CentOS
4 15 (4.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (3.60%) Unix
5 13 (3.60%) Windows Server
6 9 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.39%) Android
7 5 (1.39%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.83%) Solaris
8 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.55%) AIX
9 2 (0.55%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.55%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.55%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (10.80%) DevOps
3 26 (7.20%) Mentoring
3 26 (7.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (6.93%) Information Security
4 25 (6.93%) Migration
5 23 (6.37%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (6.09%) ITIL
7 21 (5.82%) Project Management
8 19 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (4.99%) CRM
9 18 (4.99%) Open Source
10 15 (4.16%) ETL
11 14 (3.88%) Data Modelling
12 12 (3.32%) Coaching
12 12 (3.32%) Data Management
12 12 (3.32%) Load Balancing
13 11 (3.05%) SIEM
14 10 (2.77%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (2.77%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 40 (11.08%) SQL
2 38 (10.53%) Java
3 20 (5.54%) C#
4 17 (4.71%) Ruby
5 16 (4.43%) PowerShell
6 15 (4.16%) Bash Shell
7 14 (3.88%) JavaScript
8 13 (3.60%) C
9 12 (3.32%) C++
10 11 (3.05%) Shell Script
11 10 (2.77%) PL/SQL
12 9 (2.49%) Python
13 7 (1.94%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.66%) VBScript
15 4 (1.11%) Perl
16 3 (0.83%) VB
17 2 (0.55%) PHP
18 1 (0.28%) ABAP
18 1 (0.28%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 39 (10.80%) Security Cleared
2 31 (8.59%) Degree
3 23 (6.37%) SC Cleared
4 17 (4.71%) CISSP
5 14 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (3.32%) CCIE
7 8 (2.22%) CISM
7 8 (2.22%) RHCE
7 8 (2.22%) RHCSA
8 7 (1.94%) CCNP
8 7 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.94%) RHCA
8 7 (1.94%) RHCT
9 6 (1.66%) CISA
9 6 (1.66%) MCSE
10 5 (1.39%) CCDE
10 5 (1.39%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.11%) CCNA
11 4 (1.11%) MBA
11 4 (1.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.49%) QA
3 6 (1.66%) GMP
4 5 (1.39%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.11%) GAMP
5 4 (1.11%) GCP
5 4 (1.11%) GxP
6 3 (0.83%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.83%) SDET
7 2 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.28%) COBIT
8 1 (0.28%) COSO
8 1 (0.28%) GAAP
8 1 (0.28%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.28%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.28%) ISO27005
8 1 (0.28%) MiFID
8 1 (0.28%) RMADS
8 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (8.03%) Docker
2 23 (6.37%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.11%) vSphere
6 3 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.55%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.55%) vCloud
7 2 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.28%) RACF
8 1 (0.28%) Samba
8 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.28%) XenApp
8 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 37 (10.25%) Puppet
2 26 (7.20%) Ansible
3 15 (4.16%) Kubernetes
4 14 (3.88%) Terraform
5 13 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (2.77%) SCOM
7 7 (1.94%) Red Hat Satellite
7 7 (1.94%) SCCM
8 6 (1.66%) Nessus
9 4 (1.11%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.83%) QRadar
10 3 (0.83%) RSA Archer
11 2 (0.55%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 2 (0.55%) Netcool
11 2 (0.55%) Oracle Flashback
12 1 (0.28%) Cisco UCCE
12 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 52 (14.40%) SAP
2 50 (13.85%) Oracle
3 41 (11.36%) Microsoft
4 22 (6.09%) Cisco
5 21 (5.82%) VMware
6 14 (3.88%) IBM
7 12 (3.32%) Red Hat
8 10 (2.77%) Adobe
9 7 (1.94%) ArcSight
10 6 (1.66%) hybris
11 5 (1.39%) Juniper
11 5 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.39%) Talend
12 4 (1.11%) CA
12 4 (1.11%) HP
12 4 (1.11%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (1.11%) NetApp
12 4 (1.11%) Rackspace
13 3 (0.83%) F5
13 3 (0.83%) Splunk
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