The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 101 106 87
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 7 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.14% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.16% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate
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£356 £370 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.71% -10.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £370 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £370 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
Technical Consultant
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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
1931 1920 1726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.66% 90.74% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1103 995 798
Average daily rate £350 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 138 187
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £37.40 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Consultant across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 January 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
Birmingham -4 2 - - 3
Staffordshire - 1 £550 - 3
Warwickshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Coventry - - - - 1
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title.

1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) C#
2 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
2 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
3 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Advertising
4 3 (17.65%) SOA
4 3 (17.65%) CRM
4 3 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (11.76%) Windows
5 2 (11.76%) SAP
5 2 (11.76%) N-Tier
5 2 (11.76%) MS Office
5 2 (11.76%) XML
5 2 (11.76%) MCSE
5 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) HTML
5 2 (11.76%) Middleware
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Process Management
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle EBS

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.88%) CICS
3 1 (5.88%) Lync
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.88%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (5.88%) BPCS
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle TCA
3 1 (5.88%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) DB2
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (17.65%) Advertising
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Billing
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
1 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (11.76%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) Middleware
3 1 (5.88%) WAP
3 1 (5.88%) WSDL
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) SOAP
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (5.88%) REST
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.88%) HACMP
2 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) zOS
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (17.65%) SOA
1 3 (17.65%) CRM
2 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Process Management
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) Data Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) JCL
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) COBOL
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) MCSE
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) NetApp
4 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Business Objects
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