Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Senior Consultant
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 99 83
Rank change year-on-year +11 -16 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 11 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.69% 0.46% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.48% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 0
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £495 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £463 £475 £494
% change year-on-year -2.63% -3.80% +61.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Contract vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 1501 1458 1305
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 96.30% 95.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1063 935 815
Birmingham median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £216 £225 £211
90th Percentile £525 £550 £516
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 52 65
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £14.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.63% -1.67% +7.64%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.29 £10.73
90th Percentile £39.50 £27.42 £42.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.25 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +15.00% -11.76% +5.72%

Senior Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Senior Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Consultant in Birmingham

Senior Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Consultant in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Consultant in Birmingham

Senior Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Consultant in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Consultant in Birmingham

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Senior Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region featuring Senior Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Data Migration
2 3 (27.27%) RESTful
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
3 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 2 (18.18%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) PKI
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (18.18%) Refactoring
3 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Information Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
3 2 (18.18%) FastCGI
3 2 (18.18%) User Stories
3 2 (18.18%) Go
3 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) Data Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) Unix
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) ICMP

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (9.09%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (9.09%) SAP EWM
2 1 (9.09%) SAP MM
2 1 (9.09%) SAP QM
2 1 (9.09%) SAP SD
2 1 (9.09%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
1 2 (18.18%) ICMP
1 2 (18.18%) SSL
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
General
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) RESTful
2 2 (18.18%) CGI
2 2 (18.18%) FastCGI
3 1 (9.09%) JMS
3 1 (9.09%) Rendezvous
3 1 (9.09%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
1 2 (18.18%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Data Migration
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) CRM
2 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
2 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
2 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
2 2 (18.18%) ETL
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) Logistics
2 2 (18.18%) OO
2 2 (18.18%) OOP
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Refactoring
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
2 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C
2 2 (18.18%) C++
2 2 (18.18%) Go
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) MCITP
1 1 (9.09%) MCTS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) JD Edwards
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) TIBCO
2 1 (9.09%) VMware