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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Consultant
Rank 546 522 513
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Consultant 30 44 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.088% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.095% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 14
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£625 £463 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% +9.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £410 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £668 £490 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £463 £423
% change year-on-year
-23.24% +9.46%
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
48490 46430 41591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.38% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29830 27397 23746
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 1977 2253
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 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 27 February 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 -35 25 £625 +35.13% 19
London -15 12 £650 +45.25% 9
South West -30 3 - - 1
South East -37 3 £425 +0.05% 7
East of England - 2 - -
Berkshire -3 1 £351 - 3
Edinburgh -5 1 - -
Scotland -5 1 - -
West Midlands -6 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -10 1 - -
Milton Keynes -10 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £500 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £355 -
City of London - 1 £450 - 2
East Midlands - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 1
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -

Solutions Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (24.14%) Telecoms
1 14 (24.14%) Finance
2 13 (22.41%) SAP
3 9 (15.52%) Firewall
4 8 (13.79%) Project Management
4 8 (13.79%) ITIL
4 8 (13.79%) Cisco
4 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (12.07%) Degree
6 6 (10.34%) MPLS
6 6 (10.34%) Service Management
6 6 (10.34%) ITSM
6 6 (10.34%) Wireless
6 6 (10.34%) Migration
6 6 (10.34%) VLDB
6 6 (10.34%) Data Mining
6 6 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (10.34%) SQL
6 6 (10.34%) Kimball Methodology
7 5 (8.62%) Data Governance
7 5 (8.62%) Business Development
7 5 (8.62%) Data Protection
7 5 (8.62%) C
7 5 (8.62%) MS Project
7 5 (8.62%) ETL
7 5 (8.62%) VPN
8 4 (6.90%) BGP
8 4 (6.90%) MBA
8 4 (6.90%) WAN

Solutions Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.72%) Lync
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.72%) Node.js
3 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.72%) JBoss
3 1 (1.72%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.72%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Project
2 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (5.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.72%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (1.72%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (1.72%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) Firewall
2 6 (10.34%) Wireless
2 6 (10.34%) MPLS
3 5 (8.62%) VPN
4 4 (6.90%) WAN
4 4 (6.90%) Ethernet
4 4 (6.90%) BGP
4 4 (6.90%) SAN
4 4 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (5.17%) DSL
5 3 (5.17%) LAN
6 2 (3.45%) ADSL
6 2 (3.45%) WLAN
6 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.45%) OSPF
6 2 (3.45%) VRRP
6 2 (3.45%) VLAN
6 2 (3.45%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.72%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (10.34%) Data Mining
1 6 (10.34%) VLDB
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.72%) MS Access
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (24.14%) Telecoms
1 14 (24.14%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Legal
2 2 (3.45%) Billing
3 1 (1.72%) Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) HTML
2 2 (3.45%) .NET
2 2 (3.45%) CSS
2 2 (3.45%) Web Services
2 2 (3.45%) Flash
3 1 (1.72%) Middleware
3 1 (1.72%) VXML
3 1 (1.72%) XMPP
3 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.72%) HTML5
3 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.17%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.45%) SWIFT
3 2 (3.45%) Replication
3 2 (3.45%) Equities
3 2 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.45%) PKI
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) NHS
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.72%) Economics
4 1 (1.72%) User Experience
4 1 (1.72%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) Windows
1 2 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.79%) ITIL
1 8 (13.79%) Project Management
2 6 (10.34%) Service Management
2 6 (10.34%) ITSM
2 6 (10.34%) Migration
2 6 (10.34%) Kimball Methodology
3 5 (8.62%) Business Development
3 5 (8.62%) Data Protection
3 5 (8.62%) Data Governance
3 5 (8.62%) ETL
4 3 (5.17%) Risk Management
4 3 (5.17%) CRM
4 3 (5.17%) SOA
4 3 (5.17%) Cash Management
5 2 (3.45%) Business Transformation
5 2 (3.45%) Business Analysis
5 2 (3.45%) Validation
5 2 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.72%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (1.72%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) SQL
2 5 (8.62%) C
3 2 (3.45%) C#
3 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.72%) Java
4 1 (1.72%) ABAP
4 1 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Degree
2 4 (6.90%) MBA
3 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) VCP4
5 1 (1.72%) HNC
5 1 (1.72%) HND
5 1 (1.72%) CCIE
5 1 (1.72%) CCNP
5 1 (1.72%) CCIP
5 1 (1.72%) CCNA
5 1 (1.72%) CCDP
5 1 (1.72%) CISSP
5 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) vSphere
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.45%) SRDF
3 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.72%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) SAP
2 8 (13.79%) Cisco
2 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.17%) Huawei
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle
3 3 (5.17%) EMC
4 2 (3.45%) Juniper
4 2 (3.45%) HP
4 2 (3.45%) VMware
5 1 (1.72%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.72%) RedPrairie
5 1 (1.72%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.72%) F5
5 1 (1.72%) MobileIron
5 1 (1.72%) JDA
5 1 (1.72%) NetApp
5 1 (1.72%) Lotus
5 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.72%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.72%) Siebel
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