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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Consultant
Rank 593 621 618
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Consultant 21 28 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.051% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.054% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 17
Median daily rate £625 £485 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.86% +29.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £440 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £740 £615 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £505 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +68.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.19 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.19 - -

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
46857 52091 52770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.71% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30652 33213 33381
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1649 2008 2171
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 9 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 10 December 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 +14 21 £625 +26.90% 8
London +8 15 £625 +34.40% 2
South East +13 2 - - 2
Oxfordshire -10 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
North West - 1 £450 -
Oxford - 1 - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £450 -

Solutions Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 13 (25.49%) SAP
2 9 (17.65%) Migration
3 8 (15.69%) Finance
3 8 (15.69%) ITIL
3 8 (15.69%) Degree
4 7 (13.73%) Retail
5 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
5 6 (11.76%) Service Management
5 6 (11.76%) IBM
6 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
6 5 (9.80%) Oracle
7 4 (7.84%) Data Migration
7 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
7 4 (7.84%) Marketing
7 4 (7.84%) REST
7 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (7.84%) Presales
7 4 (7.84%) SOAP
7 4 (7.84%) Web Services
7 4 (7.84%) Unix
7 4 (7.84%) CRM
7 4 (7.84%) Project Management
7 4 (7.84%) Network Design
7 4 (7.84%) Network Planning
8 3 (5.88%) PKI
8 3 (5.88%) Banking
8 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.88%) LDAP

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 1 (1.96%) Apache Solr
1 1 (1.96%) CMS
1 1 (1.96%) Documentum
1 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (3.92%) SAP ERP
2 2 (3.92%) SAP SCM
2 2 (3.92%) SAP Travel Management
3 1 (1.96%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (1.96%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (1.96%) SAP EM
3 1 (1.96%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (1.96%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.96%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.96%) SAP MDM
3 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.96%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) BlueKai
2 2 (3.92%) Veeva
3 1 (1.96%) Force.com
3 1 (1.96%) IaaS
3 1 (1.96%) Office 365
3 1 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) LDAP
2 2 (3.92%) Broadband
2 2 (3.92%) PSTN
2 2 (3.92%) xDSL
3 1 (1.96%) BGP
3 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.96%) MPLS
3 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.92%) MySQL
3 1 (1.96%) DataStage
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.96%) Subversion
2 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Retail
3 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.84%) Marketing
5 3 (5.88%) Banking
5 3 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) REST
1 4 (7.84%) SOAP
1 4 (7.84%) Web Services
2 3 (5.88%) CSS
3 2 (3.92%) Ajax
3 2 (3.92%) ebXML
3 2 (3.92%) HTML
3 2 (3.92%) LAMP
3 2 (3.92%) SAP TM
3 2 (3.92%) XML
4 1 (1.96%) Dojo
4 1 (1.96%) J2EE
4 1 (1.96%) jQuery
4 1 (1.96%) JSON
4 1 (1.96%) Mason
4 1 (1.96%) Middleware
4 1 (1.96%) OpenID
4 1 (1.96%) SAML
4 1 (1.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.88%) PKI
3 2 (3.92%) PMI
3 2 (3.92%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.96%) CESG
4 1 (1.96%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.96%) Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Unix
2 2 (3.92%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) Migration
2 8 (15.69%) ITIL
3 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (11.76%) Service Management
4 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (7.84%) CRM
4 4 (7.84%) Data Migration
4 4 (7.84%) Network Design
4 4 (7.84%) Network Planning
4 4 (7.84%) Presales
4 4 (7.84%) Project Management
5 3 (5.88%) Business Transformation
5 3 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 3 (5.88%) DevOps
5 3 (5.88%) ERP
5 3 (5.88%) Open Source
5 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.88%) Use Case
6 2 (3.92%) Business Analysis
6 2 (3.92%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) C
1 3 (5.88%) Java
1 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.92%) C++
2 2 (3.92%) PHP
2 2 (3.92%) Ruby
2 2 (3.92%) SQL
3 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Degree
2 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.88%) MCSE
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.92%) CCNP
4 2 (3.92%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.92%) RHCE
5 1 (1.96%) CCIE
5 1 (1.96%) CLAS
5 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.96%) JNCIE
5 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) HL7
1 2 (3.92%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.92%) Puppet
2 1 (1.96%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) SAP
2 6 (11.76%) IBM
3 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.80%) Oracle
4 3 (5.88%) Adobe
4 3 (5.88%) Cognos
4 3 (5.88%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.92%) Huawei
5 2 (3.92%) webMethods
6 1 (1.96%) CA
6 1 (1.96%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.96%) HP
6 1 (1.96%) Mercator
6 1 (1.96%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.96%) Nokia Networks