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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 116 104 105
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 12 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.32% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.35% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
Average daily rate £438 £356 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -18.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £311 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £498 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £449 £438 £394
% change year-on-year
+2.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
2395 2017 1978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.44% 92.48% 92.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1348 1123 1028
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 178 138
Average hourly rate £14.10 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.03% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.33 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.95 £30.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Warwickshire - 4 £425 -
Birmingham -3 3 £450 +50.00% 2
Coventry - 3 £450 -
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) CRM
3 8 (28.57%) Oracle
3 8 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (25.00%) C#
4 7 (25.00%) .NET
5 6 (21.43%) SQL
5 6 (21.43%) Windows
5 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
5 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 5 (17.86%) Skype for Business
6 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
6 5 (17.86%) CISSP
6 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
7 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 4 (14.29%) Workflow
7 4 (14.29%) Advertising
7 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
7 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 4 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 4 (14.29%) TOGAF
7 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
8 3 (10.71%) Web Filtering
8 3 (10.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 3 (10.71%) Workflow Development
8 3 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (10.71%) SIEM

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (17.86%) Skype for Business
3 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.57%) Liferay
4 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.57%) Mule
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
1 2 (7.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) Network Security
2 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.57%) MySQL
4 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.57%) MorphX
1 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 4 (14.29%) Advertising
1 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.14%) COM
3 1 (3.57%) OAuth
3 1 (3.57%) OpenID
3 1 (3.57%) SAML
3 1 (3.57%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Solaris
3 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.57%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) CRM
2 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (14.29%) TOGAF
2 4 (14.29%) Workflow
3 3 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (10.71%) SIEM
3 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (10.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (10.71%) Web Filtering
3 3 (10.71%) Workflow Development
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Case Management
4 2 (7.14%) Data Management
4 2 (7.14%) Document Management
4 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 2 (7.14%) SDLC
4 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
4 2 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) C#
2 6 (21.43%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.57%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.86%) CISSP
3 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) MCITP
4 2 (7.14%) MCP
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.57%) CCNA
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.57%) CREST Certified
5 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) GPEN
5 1 (3.57%) GSSP-JAVA
5 1 (3.57%) GWAPT
5 1 (3.57%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) VirtualBox
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) SAP
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) Infor
4 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.57%) Mitel
5 1 (3.57%) VMware
West Midlands
Mercator IT Solutions
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