The first table below looks at the demand 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 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Consultant
Rank 561 533 557
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Consultant 29 37 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.073% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.078% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 8
Average daily rate
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£430 £411 £481
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.55% -14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £341 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £606 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £443 £443
% change year-on-year
-2.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.26 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.26 -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50543 47172 53524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30720 27585 29825
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2000 2142 2717
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%

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 July 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 24 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 -14 27 £430 +1.47% 19
London +2 9 £425 +6.25% 11
North West +1 6 £430 -9.47% 2
City of London +26 5 £425 -34.61% 4
South East -15 5 £475 -2.56% 1
Manchester - 5 £430 - 1
Hampshire -10 3 £475 +40.74%
Berkshire +3 2 £475 -13.63% 1
West Midlands -13 2 £325 -40.14%
East of England -20 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £700 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £475 -
Sheffield - - - - 1
Slough - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Plymouth - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Eastleigh - - - -
Erith - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Belfast - - - -

Solutions Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 25 (33.78%) Telecoms
2 17 (22.97%) SAP
3 14 (18.92%) Finance
3 14 (18.92%) Service Management
4 13 (17.57%) SC Cleared
4 13 (17.57%) Security Cleared
5 12 (16.22%) Project Management
5 12 (16.22%) LAN
5 12 (16.22%) WAN
6 9 (12.16%) Degree
6 9 (12.16%) Oracle
7 7 (9.46%) CRM
7 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
7 7 (9.46%) Retail
8 6 (8.11%) Windows
8 6 (8.11%) .NET
9 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
9 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
9 5 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (6.76%) Cisco
9 5 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
9 5 (6.76%) QA
10 4 (5.41%) Network Planning
10 4 (5.41%) Migration
10 4 (5.41%) Security Management
10 4 (5.41%) Front Office
10 4 (5.41%) Information Security
10 4 (5.41%) IBM
10 4 (5.41%) Data Warehouse

Solutions Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (4.05%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.05%) CMS
2 2 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.35%) IIS
3 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.35%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.35%) FileNet
3 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.05%) MS Office
3 2 (2.70%) MS Project
4 1 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Summit
1 3 (4.05%) SAP SCM
2 2 (2.70%) SAP Retail
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.70%) SAP SD
3 1 (1.35%) SAP APO
3 1 (1.35%) SAP R/3
3 1 (1.35%) SAP SM
3 1 (1.35%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.35%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.35%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.35%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.35%) SAP PLM
3 1 (1.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) CloudFront
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.22%) LAN
1 12 (16.22%) WAN
2 3 (4.05%) Internet
3 2 (2.70%) Wireless
4 1 (1.35%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.35%) Firewall
4 1 (1.35%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.35%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.35%) VoLTE
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (1.35%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.70%) Big Data
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.35%) RavenDB
4 1 (1.35%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.35%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (33.78%) Telecoms
2 14 (18.92%) Finance
3 7 (9.46%) Retail
4 4 (5.41%) Front Office
5 3 (4.05%) Banking
5 3 (4.05%) Back Office
5 3 (4.05%) Marketing
6 1 (1.35%) Billing
6 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.35%) German Language
6 1 (1.35%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.11%) .NET
2 3 (4.05%) HTML
2 3 (4.05%) CSS
3 2 (2.70%) Web Services
3 2 (2.70%) DOM
4 1 (1.35%) J2EE
4 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.35%) SOAP
4 1 (1.35%) SAML
4 1 (1.35%) Middleware
4 1 (1.35%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.35%) WebCenter
4 1 (1.35%) REST
4 1 (1.35%) HTML5
4 1 (1.35%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.35%) WCF
4 1 (1.35%) WPF
4 1 (1.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.70%) iPhone
2 2 (2.70%) FMCG
2 2 (2.70%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.70%) Handset
3 1 (1.35%) Open Source
3 1 (1.35%) iPad
3 1 (1.35%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.11%) Windows
2 2 (2.70%) Android
2 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.70%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.35%) UNIX
3 1 (1.35%) Linux
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.92%) Service Management
2 12 (16.22%) Project Management
3 7 (9.46%) CRM
4 5 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (5.41%) Network Planning
5 4 (5.41%) Migration
5 4 (5.41%) Security Management
5 4 (5.41%) Information Security
6 3 (4.05%) ITIL
6 3 (4.05%) ERP
6 3 (4.05%) SOA
6 3 (4.05%) Process Management
6 3 (4.05%) Analytics
6 3 (4.05%) Time Management
7 2 (2.70%) Test Scripting
7 2 (2.70%) eTOM
7 2 (2.70%) Data Analytics
7 2 (2.70%) Big Data Analytics
7 2 (2.70%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.41%) SQL
2 3 (4.05%) C#
3 2 (2.70%) Java
3 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.35%) VBScript
4 1 (1.35%) C
4 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) SC Cleared
1 13 (17.57%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.16%) Degree
3 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.70%) MCTS
5 1 (1.35%) MCSE
5 1 (1.35%) ISEB
5 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.35%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.35%) vSphere
2 1 (1.35%) XenApp
2 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Puppet
1 1 (1.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (22.97%) SAP
2 9 (12.16%) Oracle
3 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.76%) Cisco
5 4 (5.41%) IBM
6 3 (4.05%) Juniper
7 2 (2.70%) Cognos
8 1 (1.35%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.35%) Siebel
8 1 (1.35%) HP
8 1 (1.35%) EMC
8 1 (1.35%) Citrix
8 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.35%) McAfee
8 1 (1.35%) Genesys
8 1 (1.35%) NetApp
8 1 (1.35%) Avaya
8 1 (1.35%) VMware
8 1 (1.35%) FatWire
8 1 (1.35%) Alterian
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