The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Technical Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 119 110 115
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 23 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.77% 0.51% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.53% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 3
Median daily rate £413 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £500 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50
Technical 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
2825 2253 2204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.64% 95.43% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1681 1364 1147
Median daily rate £398 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 140 198
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £11.00 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £29.98 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Technical 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 Technical Consultant across the West Midlands region.

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Technical 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 Technical Consultant across the West Midlands region.

Technical Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +3 17 £413 -8.33% 4
Warwickshire - 2 £388 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Technical 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 Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 17 (51.52%) Oracle
1 17 (51.52%) SQL
2 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
3 13 (39.39%) HTML
4 12 (36.36%) Java
4 12 (36.36%) Web Services
4 12 (36.36%) IBM
5 11 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
5 11 (33.33%) Back Office
5 11 (33.33%) Log4j
5 11 (33.33%) XML
5 11 (33.33%) CSS
5 11 (33.33%) JSP
5 11 (33.33%) DB2
5 11 (33.33%) WebLogic
5 11 (33.33%) JBoss
5 11 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 11 (33.33%) JMS
5 11 (33.33%) Misys
5 11 (33.33%) TDD
5 11 (33.33%) WebSphere
5 11 (33.33%) Web Development
5 11 (33.33%) Java EE
6 10 (30.30%) Finance
7 6 (18.18%) Banking
7 6 (18.18%) Retail
8 5 (15.15%) Firewall
8 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
8 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (12.12%) Active Directory

Technical 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 11 (33.33%) JBoss
1 11 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 11 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 11 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
1 11 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (6.06%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.03%) IBM Connections
4 1 (3.03%) IBM Domino
4 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.03%) IIS
4 1 (3.03%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (3.03%) ENOVIA
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (3.03%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
1 2 (6.06%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
2 11 (33.33%) DB2
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (3.03%) SAP BI
4 1 (3.03%) SAP BW
4 1 (3.03%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Log4j
2 1 (3.03%) GoCD
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) MorphX
General
1 11 (33.33%) Back Office
2 10 (30.30%) Finance
3 6 (18.18%) Banking
3 6 (18.18%) Retail
4 2 (6.06%) General Ledger
5 1 (3.03%) Advertising
5 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) HTML
2 12 (36.36%) Web Services
3 11 (33.33%) CSS
3 11 (33.33%) Java EE
3 11 (33.33%) JMS
3 11 (33.33%) JSP
3 11 (33.33%) XML
4 4 (12.12%) .NET
5 2 (6.06%) COM
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (3.03%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) TDD
1 11 (33.33%) Web Development
2 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.12%) CRM
3 4 (12.12%) Logistics
3 4 (12.12%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
3 4 (12.12%) Workflow
4 3 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Case Management
5 2 (6.06%) Data Management
5 2 (6.06%) Document Management
5 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (6.06%) SDLC
5 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.06%) TOGAF
5 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) SQL
2 12 (36.36%) Java
3 3 (9.09%) C#
3 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.03%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) CISSP
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
1 1 (3.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Oracle
2 12 (36.36%) IBM
3 11 (33.33%) Misys
4 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.12%) LogRhythm
5 4 (12.12%) Proofpoint
5 4 (12.12%) SAP
6 2 (6.06%) Infor
6 2 (6.06%) Pegasus
6 2 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (3.03%) BMC
7 1 (3.03%) Lotus
7 1 (3.03%) Remedy
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