The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 10 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 1 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 2.86% 17.39% 8.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% 20.51% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£600 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £425 £423
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+79.31% +5.45%
Consultant
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wolverhampton 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
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
35 39 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 100.00% 84.78% 97.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 21 17
Average daily rate £325 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £110.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-90.00% +576.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the Wolverhampton region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle HRMS
2 4 (40.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (30.00%) General Ledger
3 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (30.00%) Workflow
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle TCA
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) XSLT
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (10.00%) Ariba
5 1 (10.00%) Intranet
5 1 (10.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) Extranet
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle HRMS
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle TCA
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (10.00%) SAP MII
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Intranet
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Discoverer
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (30.00%) General Ledger
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) XSLT
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Workflow
2 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCTS
1 1 (10.00%) MCITP
1 1 (10.00%) MCPD
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Ariba