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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 11 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 2.27% 8.33% 6.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 8.51% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£380 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £443 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
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
44 47 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 100.00% 97.92% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 29 10
Average daily rate £275 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £160 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 2 June 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 8 (47.06%) Oracle
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle HRMS
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle TCA
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (29.41%) PL/SQL
2 5 (29.41%) XML
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (23.53%) UNIX
3 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Discoverer
3 4 (23.53%) Workflow
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (23.53%) General Ledger
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
5 2 (11.76%) Advertising
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (11.76%) .NET
5 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (11.76%) Office 365

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 5 (29.41%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle HRMS
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle TCA
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (11.76%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (5.88%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
1 1 (5.88%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Discoverer
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (23.53%) General Ledger
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Advertising
3 1 (5.88%) Billing
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) UNIX
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Workflow
2 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.88%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.88%) CRM
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) MCPD
1 1 (5.88%) MCITP
1 1 (5.88%) MCTS
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certified Master
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) SAP