The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Consultant
Rank 581 542 533
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Consultant 31 33 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.064% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.069% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 16
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£390 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.89% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £424 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £470 £425
% change year-on-year
-33.51% +10.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
53013 47882 50809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33166 28928 28619
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2128 2081 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.92 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

Solutions Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 23 October 2014.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 23 October 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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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 -33 29 £390 -17.02% 13
London +1 15 £425 -14.40% 8
Yorkshire -14 3 £498 +5.95%
South East -25 3 £250 -55.55% 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £498 -
Leeds - 3 £498 -
City of London +14 2 £538 +24.53% 1
West Midlands -16 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £250 -
Bracknell - 2 £250 -
North West -11 1 £430 -9.47%
South West -36 1 - - 2
Scotland - 1 - - 1
Brighton - 1 £325 -
Bristol - 1 - - 2
Coventry - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - - 1
Manchester - 1 £430 -
Reading - 1 £250 -
East Sussex - 1 £325 -
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Sheffield - - - -
Slough - - - -

Solutions Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant in their job title.

1 18 (30.00%) SAP
2 11 (18.33%) Telecoms
2 11 (18.33%) Finance
3 8 (13.33%) SQL
3 8 (13.33%) Cisco
3 8 (13.33%) QA
3 8 (13.33%) Degree
4 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (11.67%) Oracle
5 6 (10.00%) Retail
5 6 (10.00%) ITIL
5 6 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
6 5 (8.33%) Time Management
6 5 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 5 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
6 5 (8.33%) CRM
6 5 (8.33%) Web Services
6 5 (8.33%) VLDB
6 5 (8.33%) Data Mining
6 5 (8.33%) ETL
6 5 (8.33%) Juniper
6 5 (8.33%) Information Security
6 5 (8.33%) Network Planning
6 5 (8.33%) Service Management
6 5 (8.33%) ITSM
6 5 (8.33%) Security Management
7 4 (6.67%) Firewall
7 4 (6.67%) Front Office
7 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management

Solutions Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.33%) CMS
2 2 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.67%) Node.js
3 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.67%) JBoss
3 1 (1.67%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Summit
1 4 (6.67%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (3.33%) SAP Retail
3 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (3.33%) SAP SCM
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (1.67%) SAP PLM
4 1 (1.67%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.67%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.67%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.67%) SAP APO
4 1 (1.67%) SAP R/3
4 1 (1.67%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
1 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) Firewall
1 4 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (5.00%) Wireless
2 3 (5.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (5.00%) SAN
2 3 (5.00%) MPLS
2 3 (5.00%) BGP
2 3 (5.00%) DSL
3 2 (3.33%) Internet
3 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.33%) WAN
3 2 (3.33%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (3.33%) VoLTE
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (1.67%) VLAN
4 1 (1.67%) VPN
4 1 (1.67%) ADSL
4 1 (1.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (8.33%) Data Mining
2 5 (8.33%) VLDB
3 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.67%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.67%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (18.33%) Telecoms
1 11 (18.33%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Retail
3 4 (6.67%) Banking
3 4 (6.67%) Front Office
4 3 (5.00%) Back Office
5 2 (3.33%) Marketing
6 1 (1.67%) Billing
6 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) Web Services
2 3 (5.00%) DOM
3 2 (3.33%) HTML
3 2 (3.33%) CSS
4 1 (1.67%) SOAP
4 1 (1.67%) SAML
4 1 (1.67%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.67%) WebCenter
4 1 (1.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.33%) Reference Data
4 2 (3.33%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.67%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.67%) iPad
5 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.67%) Handset
5 1 (1.67%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.67%) FMCG
5 1 (1.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) AIX
1 2 (3.33%) Linux
1 2 (3.33%) UNIX
2 1 (1.67%) Windows
2 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.00%) ITIL
2 5 (8.33%) CRM
2 5 (8.33%) ETL
2 5 (8.33%) Service Management
2 5 (8.33%) ITSM
2 5 (8.33%) Security Management
2 5 (8.33%) Information Security
2 5 (8.33%) Network Planning
2 5 (8.33%) Time Management
2 5 (8.33%) Data Protection
2 5 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (6.67%) Data Governance
3 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (6.67%) ERP
4 3 (5.00%) Project Management
4 3 (5.00%) Migration
5 2 (3.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (3.33%) Workflow
5 2 (3.33%) SOA
5 2 (3.33%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.33%) SQL
2 3 (5.00%) Java
3 2 (3.33%) Perl
3 2 (3.33%) C#
3 2 (3.33%) C++
4 1 (1.67%) ABAP
4 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) MCTS
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.67%) CCNP
3 1 (1.67%) ISEB
3 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 18 (30.00%) SAP
2 8 (13.33%) Cisco
3 7 (11.67%) Oracle
4 5 (8.33%) Juniper
5 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (1.67%) F5
7 1 (1.67%) ScanSafe
7 1 (1.67%) HP
7 1 (1.67%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.67%) IBM
7 1 (1.67%) Genesys
7 1 (1.67%) Informatica
7 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.67%) McAfee
7 1 (1.67%) FatWire
7 1 (1.67%) IronPort
7 1 (1.67%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.67%) Infoblox
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