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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 124 116 110
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 12 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.33% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.35% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Average daily rate £425 £320 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -30.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £404 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.00
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
2750 2565 2192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.06% 94.16% 93.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1548 1519 1135
Average daily rate £388 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 166 158
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.08 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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
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 1 May 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
Birmingham +5 7 £400 +25.00% 6
Coventry - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 6 (23.08%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) .NET
3 6 (23.08%) CRM
3 6 (23.08%) Firewall
3 6 (23.08%) Retail
4 5 (19.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (19.23%) Workflow
4 5 (19.23%) Finance
4 5 (19.23%) C#
4 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
5 4 (15.38%) SAP
5 4 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 4 (15.38%) LogRhythm
5 4 (15.38%) Proofpoint
5 4 (15.38%) Logistics
6 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (11.54%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
6 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
6 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
6 3 (11.54%) CISSP
6 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
6 3 (11.54%) Windows
7 2 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (7.69%) Pegasus

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (7.69%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) Liferay
3 1 (3.85%) Mule
3 1 (3.85%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (3.85%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
1 2 (7.69%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (3.85%) SAP BI
3 1 (3.85%) SAP BW
3 1 (3.85%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.85%) MorphX
General
1 6 (23.08%) Retail
2 5 (19.23%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Advertising
3 2 (7.69%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) COM
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.85%) OAuth
3 1 (3.85%) OpenID
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.85%) SAML
3 1 (3.85%) SAP Business Workflow
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) CRM
2 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (19.23%) Workflow
3 4 (15.38%) Logistics
3 4 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Case Management
4 2 (7.69%) Data Management
4 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (7.69%) SDLC
4 2 (7.69%) SIEM
4 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
4 2 (7.69%) Web Filtering
4 2 (7.69%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) C#
3 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) CISSP
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) CREST Certified
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) GPEN
3 1 (3.85%) GSSP-JAVA
3 1 (3.85%) GWAPT
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
1 1 (3.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 4 (15.38%) LogRhythm
3 4 (15.38%) Proofpoint
3 4 (15.38%) SAP
4 2 (7.69%) Infor
4 2 (7.69%) Pegasus
4 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.85%) BMC
5 1 (3.85%) Remedy
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
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