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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 116 113 86
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 10 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.17% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.19% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
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£435 £425 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £377 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £465 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £388 £415
% change year-on-year
+8.06% -6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
2290 2110 1555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.24% 91.18% 92.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1412 1095 715
Average daily rate £370 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 167 127
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.60 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 May 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 May 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 6 £320 -23.80% 2
Solihull - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £435 - 4
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) Juniper
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) CCNP
2 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (26.67%) MPLS
2 4 (26.67%) OSPF
2 4 (26.67%) BGP
2 4 (26.67%) Riverbed
2 4 (26.67%) F5
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle HRMS
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (13.33%) C
3 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) XML
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (13.33%) CCIE
3 2 (13.33%) CRM
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) CICS
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle HRMS
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle TCA
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (6.67%) SAP CRM
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) MPLS
1 4 (26.67%) OSPF
1 4 (26.67%) BGP
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security
3 1 (6.67%) PABX
3 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) SSL
3 1 (6.67%) Intranet
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) MorphX
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Local Government
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
1 2 (13.33%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) WSDL
2 1 (6.67%) XSLT
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (6.67%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) CRM
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) TDD
3 1 (6.67%) Web Development
3 1 (6.67%) Kanban
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Open Source
3 1 (6.67%) SOA
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Workflow
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C
2 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) X++
3 1 (6.67%) ABAP
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) COBOL
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) JCL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (26.67%) CCNP
2 2 (13.33%) CCIE
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) Juniper
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (26.67%) Riverbed
2 4 (26.67%) F5
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
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