The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Consultant
Rank 417 428 440
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 166 142 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.31% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 79 64
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£495 £491 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% +9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48693 46426 52919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.43% 92.61% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 29668 27020 29360
Average daily rate £395 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2159 2630
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%

Senior Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 11 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 11 July 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 +11 153 £500 +0.75% 102
London -5 86 £523 +4.50% 52
South East -11 21 £400 -11.11% 22
East of England -4 9 £450 +14.28% 1
City of London +12 8 £488 -18.78% 21
Berkshire -2 7 £400 -11.11% 9
North West -3 7 £525 -0.09% 9
West Sussex -2 6 £475 -20.83%
East Midlands 0 5 £350 -26.31%
South West -21 5 £305 -33.33% 4
Reading +1 4 £375 -11.76% 3
Scotland -4 4 £470 +70.90% 2
Hampshire -9 4 £450 -5.26%
Cheshire - 4 £475 - 3
Hertfordshire +3 3 - -
Manchester +1 3 £525 -19.30% 6
West Midlands -13 3 £310 -34.73% 3
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
Edinburgh - 3 £353 -
Surrey +1 2 £381 -8.07% 5
Somerset - 2 £305 - 1
Northamptonshire - 2 £488 -
Wiltshire - 2 - - 2
Basingstoke - 2 £400 -
Essex - 2 £463 - 1
Oxfordshire +4 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire +1 1 - - 8
Yorkshire -1 1 - - 8
Birmingham -6 1 £310 -34.73% 2
Bath - 1 - - 1

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title.

1 113 (28.97%) SAP
2 98 (25.13%) Finance
3 54 (13.85%) Microsoft
4 48 (12.31%) Degree
5 41 (10.51%) Banking
6 40 (10.26%) Windows
7 39 (10.00%) Oracle
8 32 (8.21%) SharePoint
9 31 (7.95%) SQL
9 31 (7.95%) Project Management
10 30 (7.69%) SAP FI
11 27 (6.92%) HTML
11 27 (6.92%) Java
11 27 (6.92%) JavaScript
11 27 (6.92%) Stakeholder Management
12 26 (6.67%) Migration
12 26 (6.67%) ITIL
13 25 (6.41%) ERP
13 25 (6.41%) .NET
14 24 (6.15%) MS Excel
15 23 (5.90%) CSS
16 22 (5.64%) SQL Server
16 22 (5.64%) SAP CO
16 22 (5.64%) SAP FI/CO
17 21 (5.38%) Active Directory
18 20 (5.13%) C#
18 20 (5.13%) XML
18 20 (5.13%) VMware
18 20 (5.13%) Security Cleared
19 18 (4.62%) Telecoms

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (8.21%) SharePoint
2 17 (4.36%) SharePoint 2013
3 15 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 10 (2.56%) IIS
5 9 (2.31%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (1.79%) WebSphere
6 7 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (1.79%) SAS
7 6 (1.54%) Lync
7 6 (1.54%) Node.js
7 6 (1.54%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.03%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.03%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.77%) OpenEdge
9 3 (0.77%) Jetty
9 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.51%) Adobe CQ
10 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.51%) nginx
Applications
1 24 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.79%) SPSS
3 6 (1.54%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.54%) MS Office
4 4 (1.03%) MS Project
5 3 (0.77%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.26%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.26%) Stata
Business Applications
1 30 (7.69%) SAP FI
2 22 (5.64%) SAP FI/CO
2 22 (5.64%) SAP CO
3 11 (2.82%) SAP APO
4 10 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
5 9 (2.31%) SAP SD
6 8 (2.05%) SAP ERP
6 8 (2.05%) Oracle EBS R12
7 7 (1.79%) SAP MM
7 7 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (1.54%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (1.28%) Oracle 11i
9 5 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (1.28%) SAP FSCM
10 4 (1.03%) SAP BPC
10 4 (1.03%) SAP CRM
11 3 (0.77%) SAP R/3
11 3 (0.77%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.08%) Office 365
2 11 (2.82%) SaaS
3 8 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.77%) Taleo
6 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.51%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.26%) Force.com
7 1 (0.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.82%) VPN
1 11 (2.82%) SSL
2 10 (2.56%) LDAP
3 9 (2.31%) Firewall
4 8 (2.05%) DNS
5 7 (1.79%) WAN
5 7 (1.79%) DHCP
6 6 (1.54%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.54%) SAN
7 4 (1.03%) FTP
7 4 (1.03%) LAN
7 4 (1.03%) Wireless
8 3 (0.77%) Network Security
8 3 (0.77%) Extranet
8 3 (0.77%) HTTP
9 2 (0.51%) PBX
9 2 (0.51%) VoIP
9 2 (0.51%) MPLS
9 2 (0.51%) IPsec
9 2 (0.51%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.64%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (2.56%) QlikView
4 9 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (2.05%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.79%) Oracle Discoverer
6 7 (1.79%) SAP BW
6 7 (1.79%) SAP BI
7 6 (1.54%) Clementine
8 5 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (1.28%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.03%) OLAP
9 4 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.77%) SAP Data Services
11 2 (0.51%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 2 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 9 (2.31%) Visual Studio
1 9 (2.31%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.54%) Selenium
3 5 (1.28%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.77%) Axure RP
4 3 (0.77%) Subversion
4 3 (0.77%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.51%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.51%) NUnit
5 2 (0.51%) LSMW
5 2 (0.51%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.51%) FitNesse
5 2 (0.51%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.26%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (0.26%) RSpec
6 1 (0.26%) JBehave
6 1 (0.26%) Gradle
6 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.26%) Ant
General
1 98 (25.13%) Finance
2 41 (10.51%) Banking
3 18 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 17 (4.36%) Retail
5 15 (3.85%) Marketing
6 12 (3.08%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.05%) German Language
8 6 (1.54%) French Language
8 6 (1.54%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.28%) Dutch Language
10 4 (1.03%) Legal
10 4 (1.03%) Billing
11 3 (0.77%) Front Office
11 3 (0.77%) Back Office
11 3 (0.77%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.77%) Portuguese Language
11 3 (0.77%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.51%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.92%) HTML
2 25 (6.41%) .NET
3 23 (5.90%) CSS
4 20 (5.13%) XML
5 16 (4.10%) SOAP
6 13 (3.33%) Web Services
6 13 (3.33%) Ajax
7 12 (3.08%) jQuery
8 10 (2.56%) REST
9 9 (2.31%) Middleware
9 9 (2.31%) COM
10 8 (2.05%) WCF
11 6 (1.54%) SAP PI
11 6 (1.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 6 (1.54%) .NET Framework
12 4 (1.03%) EDI
13 3 (0.77%) Servlets
13 3 (0.77%) J2EE
13 3 (0.77%) ASP.NET
14 2 (0.51%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (2.56%) Computer Science
1 10 (2.56%) CMDB
2 9 (2.31%) FMCG
3 7 (1.79%) Blog
3 7 (1.79%) PKI
4 5 (1.28%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.28%) SWIFT
5 4 (1.03%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.03%) AS400
5 4 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (0.77%) Replication
6 3 (0.77%) Fixed Income
6 3 (0.77%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.51%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.51%) Open Source
7 2 (0.51%) Clustering
7 2 (0.51%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.51%) LPAR
7 2 (0.51%) HACMP
8 1 (0.26%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 40 (10.26%) Windows
2 15 (3.85%) Linux
3 12 (3.08%) UNIX
3 12 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (2.82%) Windows 7
5 8 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.28%) Android
7 5 (1.28%) AIX
8 4 (1.03%) VMS
9 2 (0.51%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.51%) Solaris
9 2 (0.51%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (7.95%) Project Management
2 27 (6.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (6.67%) Migration
3 26 (6.67%) ITIL
4 25 (6.41%) ERP
5 18 (4.62%) Analytics
6 17 (4.36%) CRM
6 17 (4.36%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (4.36%) Service Management
7 16 (4.10%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (3.85%) Change Management
8 15 (3.85%) SAP Implementation
9 14 (3.59%) Workflow
10 13 (3.33%) Configuration Management
11 12 (3.08%) ITSM
12 11 (2.82%) Service Delivery
12 11 (2.82%) Risk Management
12 11 (2.82%) E-Commerce
13 10 (2.56%) Data Management
13 10 (2.56%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 31 (7.95%) SQL
2 27 (6.92%) Java
2 27 (6.92%) JavaScript
3 20 (5.13%) C#
4 11 (2.82%) ABAP
5 8 (2.05%) C
6 7 (1.79%) Python
6 7 (1.79%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.54%) Ruby
8 5 (1.28%) C++
9 3 (0.77%) Perl
9 3 (0.77%) PHP
9 3 (0.77%) Progress 4GL
9 3 (0.77%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.51%) R
10 2 (0.51%) VBScript
10 2 (0.51%) REXX
10 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.51%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.26%) RPG
Qualifications
1 48 (12.31%) Degree
2 20 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.54%) CCIE
4 6 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.28%) SAP Certification
6 4 (1.03%) MCITP
7 3 (0.77%) MCTS
7 3 (0.77%) CEH
7 3 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.51%) CCNP
8 2 (0.51%) CCA
8 2 (0.51%) CISSP
8 2 (0.51%) PMP
8 2 (0.51%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.51%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.26%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.26%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.36%) SLA
2 6 (1.54%) QA
3 3 (0.77%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.51%) RosettaNet
4 2 (0.51%) COBIT
4 2 (0.51%) AIFMD
4 2 (0.51%) UCITS
5 1 (0.26%) WAI
5 1 (0.26%) GAAP
5 1 (0.26%) EMIR
5 1 (0.26%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.26%) COREP
5 1 (0.26%) FINREP
System Software
1 21 (5.38%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.03%) vSphere
4 3 (0.77%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.26%) XenApp
5 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.26%) UAG
5 1 (0.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (2.56%) Puppet
2 9 (2.31%) HP UCMDB
2 9 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.79%) SCCM
4 6 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (1.54%) Nagios
4 6 (1.54%) Vagrant
4 6 (1.54%) Ansible
4 6 (1.54%) Salt
5 3 (0.77%) WSUS
6 2 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.51%) ZENworks
6 2 (0.51%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.51%) SCOM
6 2 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.26%) SAP Afaria
7 1 (0.26%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.26%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.26%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.26%) Legato
Vendors
1 113 (28.97%) SAP
2 54 (13.85%) Microsoft
3 39 (10.00%) Oracle
4 20 (5.13%) VMware
5 14 (3.59%) HP
6 11 (2.82%) BMC
7 10 (2.56%) Cisco
7 10 (2.56%) Remedy
7 10 (2.56%) ServiceNow
8 9 (2.31%) IBM
9 8 (2.05%) PeopleSoft
10 6 (1.54%) Business Objects
10 6 (1.54%) Siebel
10 6 (1.54%) EMC
10 6 (1.54%) Citrix
10 6 (1.54%) New Relic
10 6 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.28%) F5
12 4 (1.03%) Adobe
13 3 (0.77%) Murex
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
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Rate: Base £70-100K + £15-20K Bonus + Stock
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheshire
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Rate: £350 - £500 per day + Dependent on experience
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London
Fusion Experience
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
London
Fusion Experience
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Montash
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Robert Walters
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: £300.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
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London
Real Staffing
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