The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Solutions Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Consultant
Rank 611 596 588
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Consultant 35 42 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.076% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.080% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 15
Median daily rate £450 £498 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.54% +15.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £386 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £695 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £422 £475 £430
% change year-on-year
-11.26% +10.46%
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
51013 52259 50243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33240 32883 30807
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 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1530 1985 2033
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%

Solutions Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Solutions Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Solutions Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

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

Solutions Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Solutions Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Solutions Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Solutions Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Solutions Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Solutions Consultant
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 -4 34 £450 -7.45% 12
London -10 9 £550 - 4
South East -12 9 £438 -7.89% 4
Midlands - 6 - -
Berkshire -12 4 £395 -16.84% 1
Hampshire +10 3 £425 -8.15% 1
Reading +2 3 - -
Portsmouth - 3 £425 -
South West +4 2 £423 -
Bristol +3 2 £423 -
East Midlands -2 2 £450 - 1
North East - 2 £405 -
Warwickshire - 2 £399 -
Warwick - 2 £399 -
West Midlands - 2 £399 -
City of London +36 1 - -
Leicestershire +4 1 £450 - 1
Durham - 1 £405 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £450 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £450 -
Leeds - 1 £375 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £375 - 1
Docklands, London - 1 £800 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £375 - 2

Solutions Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant in the job title.

1 27 (42.19%) Oracle
2 16 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (20.31%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (17.19%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (17.19%) Time Management
4 11 (17.19%) Oracle UPK
5 10 (15.63%) Unit Testing
5 10 (15.63%) System Testing
5 10 (15.63%) Functional Testing
5 10 (15.63%) JD Edwards
5 10 (15.63%) Hyperion
5 10 (15.63%) PeopleSoft
5 10 (15.63%) Oracle Applications
6 9 (14.06%) Telecoms
6 9 (14.06%) SAP
7 7 (10.94%) Retail
8 6 (9.38%) Migration
8 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
8 6 (9.38%) Degree
9 5 (7.81%) Business Development
9 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (7.81%) SQL
9 5 (7.81%) Windows
10 4 (6.25%) ERP
10 4 (6.25%) Linux
10 4 (6.25%) Unix
10 4 (6.25%) Finance
10 4 (6.25%) Presales
10 4 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
11 3 (4.69%) Use Case

Solutions 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 (17.19%) Oracle UPK
2 2 (3.13%) CMS
2 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.56%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.56%) SAP Portal
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
2 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (15.63%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (3.13%) SAP PM
5 1 (1.56%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.56%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (1.56%) SAP ERP
5 1 (1.56%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) VPN
2 2 (3.13%) Firewall
2 2 (3.13%) MPLS
2 2 (3.13%) Network Security
2 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.56%) LDAP
3 1 (1.56%) SAN
3 1 (1.56%) Skype
3 1 (1.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.56%) DataStage
1 1 (1.56%) DB2
1 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.56%) SAP BW
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (14.06%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.94%) Retail
3 4 (6.25%) Finance
4 3 (4.69%) Banking
5 2 (3.13%) Billing
5 2 (3.13%) Marketing
6 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.56%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) HTML
2 1 (1.56%) .NET
2 1 (1.56%) Mason
2 1 (1.56%) Middleware
2 1 (1.56%) OAuth
2 1 (1.56%) OAuth2
2 1 (1.56%) OpenID
2 1 (1.56%) Spring
2 1 (1.56%) Web Services
2 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.69%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.13%) Cryptography
3 2 (3.13%) PKI
3 2 (3.13%) PMI
4 1 (1.56%) BBC
4 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.56%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.56%) Social Media
4 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Windows
2 4 (6.25%) Linux
2 4 (6.25%) Unix
3 2 (3.13%) Solaris
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.56%) AIX
4 1 (1.56%) HPUX
4 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.31%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (17.19%) Time Management
2 11 (17.19%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (15.63%) Functional Testing
3 10 (15.63%) System Testing
3 10 (15.63%) Unit Testing
4 6 (9.38%) Migration
5 5 (7.81%) Business Development
6 4 (6.25%) ERP
6 4 (6.25%) Presales
7 3 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.69%) Business Transformation
7 3 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.69%) Information Security
7 3 (4.69%) ITIL
7 3 (4.69%) Project Management
7 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.69%) Use Case
8 2 (3.13%) Integration Testing
8 2 (3.13%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.81%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) C
2 1 (1.56%) Java
2 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) Degree
1 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.56%) CCNP
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.56%) CISM
4 1 (1.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.56%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Nessus
1 2 (3.13%) Nmap
Vendors
1 27 (42.19%) Oracle
2 10 (15.63%) Hyperion
2 10 (15.63%) JD Edwards
2 10 (15.63%) PeopleSoft
3 9 (14.06%) SAP
4 3 (4.69%) VMware
5 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.13%) Pegasus
5 2 (3.13%) Qualys
5 2 (3.13%) Syclo
6 1 (1.56%) Adobe
6 1 (1.56%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco
6 1 (1.56%) Facebook
6 1 (1.56%) Lotus
6 1 (1.56%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.56%) NetApp
6 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.56%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.56%) Tableau
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