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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 1 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 8 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 17.39% 11.67% -
As % of the Job Titles category 19.05% 11.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£378 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.22% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
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
42 59 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 91.30% 98.33% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 36 11
Average daily rate £250 £365 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.50% +32.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
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 £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 5 May 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 (44.44%) Oracle
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle HRMS
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle TCA
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (27.78%) XML
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (27.78%) PL/SQL
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (22.22%) Workflow
3 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Discoverer
3 4 (22.22%) UNIX
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (22.22%) General Ledger
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
5 2 (11.11%) Advertising
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) .NET
5 2 (11.11%) Office 365
5 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (27.78%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle HRMS
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle TCA
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (5.56%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Intranet
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Discoverer
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (5.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (22.22%) General Ledger
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Advertising
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Billing
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) XSLT
3 1 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (5.56%) Apache CXF
3 1 (5.56%) REST
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Camel
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Clustering
1 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Workflow
2 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.56%) CRM
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.56%) MCTS
1 1 (5.56%) MCITP
1 1 (5.56%) MCPD
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certified Master
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Talend
3 1 (5.56%) SAP