The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 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 advertised for the West Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Consultant
Rank 110 98 101
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 8 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.29% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate £485 - £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 - £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 - £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2162 1704 2109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.92% 93.01% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1115 796 954
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 155 177
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.80 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Senior Consultant
England

Senior Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Consultant in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Consultant across the West Midlands region.

Senior Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Consultant across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Senior Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Senior Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Consultant across the West Midlands region.

Senior Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Coventry - 4 £485 -
Birmingham -11 1 £375 - 2
Walsall - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Senior Consultant
England

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title.

1 5 (31.25%) SAP
2 4 (25.00%) DNS
2 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (18.75%) Multimedia
3 3 (18.75%) IVR
3 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
3 3 (18.75%) VPN
3 3 (18.75%) CTI
3 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) IPsec
3 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 3 (18.75%) MPLS
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) ADSL
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) IPv4
3 3 (18.75%) IPv6
3 3 (18.75%) WFM
3 3 (18.75%) SAP Implementation
3 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) VMS
4 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) C
4 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP CRM
1 1 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (6.25%) SAP CO
1 1 (6.25%) SAP SD
1 1 (6.25%) SAP FI
1 1 (6.25%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
2 3 (18.75%) VPN
2 3 (18.75%) CTI
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) IPsec
2 3 (18.75%) MPLS
2 3 (18.75%) ADSL
2 3 (18.75%) IPv4
2 3 (18.75%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SAP BW
1 1 (6.25%) SAP BI
1 1 (6.25%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) LSMW
General
1 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (18.75%) Multimedia
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) IVR
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
2 1 (6.25%) PMI
2 1 (6.25%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) VMS
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
1 3 (18.75%) Project Management
1 3 (18.75%) WFM
1 3 (18.75%) SAP Implementation
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
3 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Validation
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
3 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (6.25%) PMP
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.25%) NCDA
2 1 (6.25%) NCIE
2 1 (6.25%) VCAP
2 1 (6.25%) CCEE
2 1 (6.25%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) XenApp
1 1 (6.25%) XenServer
1 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) SAP
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Brocade
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) NetApp
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) hybris