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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Consultant
Rank 550 555 524
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Consultant 44 45 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.081% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.088% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 19
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£498 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £410 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £533 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £463 £438
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
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
51450 50956 44853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.28% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31225 31058 25652
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2017 2017 2210
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 2015.

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 18 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 24 April 2015. 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 -10 34 £498 +10.55% 9
South East -2 11 £500 +11.11% 1
London -2 10 £486 +8.65% 6
Berkshire - 9 £750 -
South West -4 4 - - 1
Bristol - 4 - - 1
East of England +24 3 - - 1
Reading - 3 - -
Slough - 3 £750 -
Suffolk - 3 - -
Hampshire -9 2 £475 -32.14% 1
Leicestershire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
West Midlands -11 1 - -
Telford - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 - -

Solutions Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 27 (37.50%) Finance
2 15 (20.83%) Telecoms
3 13 (18.06%) SAP
4 8 (11.11%) Degree
4 8 (11.11%) PeopleSoft
4 8 (11.11%) Linux
4 8 (11.11%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 8 (11.11%) Migration
5 7 (9.72%) Wireless
5 7 (9.72%) Firewall
5 7 (9.72%) Project Management
5 7 (9.72%) Windows
6 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
6 6 (8.33%) Oracle
6 6 (8.33%) SQL
6 6 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 6 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.94%) Business Development
7 5 (6.94%) VMware
7 5 (6.94%) C
7 5 (6.94%) MS Project
7 5 (6.94%) ITIL
7 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (5.56%) VoLTE
8 4 (5.56%) HTML
8 4 (5.56%) Java
8 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
8 4 (5.56%) VPN
8 4 (5.56%) LAN

Solutions Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.78%) JBoss
2 2 (2.78%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.39%) Drupal
3 1 (1.39%) Lync
3 1 (1.39%) SAS
3 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.39%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.94%) MS Project
3 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (11.11%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (1.39%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.39%) SAP Retail
2 1 (1.39%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.78%) SaaS
3 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) Wireless
1 7 (9.72%) Firewall
2 4 (5.56%) VoLTE
2 4 (5.56%) VPN
2 4 (5.56%) LAN
3 3 (4.17%) MPLS
3 3 (4.17%) WAN
4 2 (2.78%) WLAN
4 2 (2.78%) OSPF
4 2 (2.78%) Internet
4 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.78%) VRRP
4 2 (2.78%) Unified Communications
4 2 (2.78%) 4G
5 1 (1.39%) Network Security
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (1.39%) VLAN
5 1 (1.39%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.39%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.39%) QlikView
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.39%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.39%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.39%) VLDB
3 1 (1.39%) MS Access
3 1 (1.39%) DB2
3 1 (1.39%) MySQL
3 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.39%) Selenium
2 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.39%) SonarQube
General
1 27 (37.50%) Finance
2 15 (20.83%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.17%) Marketing
3 3 (4.17%) Legal
4 2 (2.78%) Retail
4 2 (2.78%) Billing
5 1 (1.39%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) HTML
2 3 (4.17%) .NET
3 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.78%) CSS
3 2 (2.78%) Flash
4 1 (1.39%) Django
4 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.39%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.39%) XMPP
4 1 (1.39%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.39%) HTML5
4 1 (1.39%) Middleware
4 1 (1.39%) VXML
4 1 (1.39%) LAMP
4 1 (1.39%) JSP
4 1 (1.39%) Web Services
4 1 (1.39%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.78%) BYOD
2 2 (2.78%) Replication
2 2 (2.78%) Equities
2 2 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (2.78%) SWIFT
2 2 (2.78%) Economics
2 2 (2.78%) PKI
3 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.39%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.39%) Tandem
3 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.39%) Video on Demand
3 1 (1.39%) Open Source
3 1 (1.39%) NHS
3 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.39%) User Experience
3 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.39%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.11%) Linux
2 7 (9.72%) Windows
3 2 (2.78%) UNIX
4 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (11.11%) Migration
2 7 (9.72%) Project Management
3 6 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (6.94%) Business Development
4 5 (6.94%) ITIL
5 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.17%) Information Security
6 3 (4.17%) Cash Management
6 3 (4.17%) Risk Management
6 3 (4.17%) SOA
7 2 (2.78%) Data-Driven Marketing
7 2 (2.78%) UML
7 2 (2.78%) CRM
7 2 (2.78%) ETL
7 2 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.78%) Validation
7 2 (2.78%) Service Management
7 2 (2.78%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.78%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.33%) SQL
2 5 (6.94%) C
3 4 (5.56%) Java
4 3 (4.17%) Python
4 3 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (1.39%) Ruby
5 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) Degree
2 6 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.56%) MBA
3 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) HNC
4 2 (2.78%) HND
5 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) CISSP
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.39%) CCIE
5 1 (1.39%) CCNP
5 1 (1.39%) CCIP
5 1 (1.39%) CCNA
5 1 (1.39%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) SLA
2 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.78%) SRDF
2 2 (2.78%) vSphere
3 1 (1.39%) Varnish
3 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.39%) CA LISA
1 1 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.39%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (1.39%) Puppet
1 1 (1.39%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 13 (18.06%) SAP
2 8 (11.11%) PeopleSoft
2 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.33%) Oracle
4 5 (6.94%) VMware
5 4 (5.56%) Huawei
6 3 (4.17%) Cisco
6 3 (4.17%) HP
6 3 (4.17%) EMC
7 2 (2.78%) Varonis
7 2 (2.78%) IBM
7 2 (2.78%) Google
8 1 (1.39%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.39%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.39%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (1.39%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (1.39%) F5
8 1 (1.39%) Tableau
8 1 (1.39%) Pega
8 1 (1.39%) Tektronix
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