The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Senior Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Consultant
Rank 134 123 114
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.037% 0.039% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.041% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £450 £525
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £50.00
Senior Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2587 2420 2196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.55% 94.46% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1582 1327 1231
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £522 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 117 181
Median hourly rate £15.99 £14.10 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.40% -9.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.33 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.50 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Senior Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Senior Consultant in the job title.

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Senior Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring Senior Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 3 (18.75%) SAP
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (12.50%) Life Science
4 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 2 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) SCOM
4 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (12.50%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (12.50%) Logistics
4 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Finance
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (12.50%) GMP
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) IBM

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Self-Service HR
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) OLAP
2 1 (6.25%) QlikView
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JMeter
1 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Life Science
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (12.50%) Logistics
1 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
1 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (12.50%) Procure-to-Pay
1 2 (12.50%) Project Management
1 2 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
1 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.25%) CRM
2 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) ETL
2 1 (6.25%) Information Security
2 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
2 1 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) GMP
2 1 (6.25%) COSO
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) RSA Archer
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) IBM