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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 13 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 4 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 5.26% 3.13% 21.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.06% 3.57% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£283 - £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £19.17 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+42.14% -49.88%
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
66 28 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 86.84% 87.50% 90.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 16 13
Average daily rate £360 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £550 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 2014, 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 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) SIEM
3 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (10.00%) WMI
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Remoting
4 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) SCCM
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Automotive
4 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) BAPI
4 1 (10.00%) SAP MI
4 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) Firmware

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 1 (10.00%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (10.00%) SAP GRC
1 1 (10.00%) SAP MII
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Automotive
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) DCOM
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XSLT
1 1 (10.00%) BAPI
1 1 (10.00%) SAP MI
1 1 (10.00%) .NET Remoting
1 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (10.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
1 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (20.00%) Information Security
1 2 (20.00%) SIEM
2 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Software Distribution
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (10.00%) People Management
2 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) ERP
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (10.00%) WMI
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) EMC