Period
to 23 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

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.

Consultant
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 31 22
Rank change year-on-year -17 -9 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 105 175 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.25% 5.83% 7.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.49% 6.12% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 91 125
East Midlands median daily rate £488 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.72% +4.44% +2.86%
10th Percentile £360 £315 £319
90th Percentile £620 £588 £575
England median daily rate £500 £480 £460
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £14.00
England median hourly rate £36.50 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -23.16% +5.56% +3.45%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 2,338 2,860 3,016
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 95.21% 96.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,498 1,779 1,898
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £224 £217 £200
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 167 136
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £13.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +10.72% -0.35%
10th Percentile £9.52 £9.75 £10.00
90th Percentile £27.50 £45.00 £39.38
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.39
% change year-on-year +1.08% +0.60% -0.59%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in the East Midlands

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in the East Midlands

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in the East Midlands

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in the East Midlands

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +20 30 £538 +34.38% 8
Northamptonshire -16 29 £532 +8.97% 7
Nottinghamshire -11 26 £450 +5.88% 10
Derbyshire -20 7 £475 -1.30% 7
Lincolnshire +3 5 £450 +12.50% 5
Consultant
England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 19 (18.10%) SAP
1 19 (18.10%) Finance
2 17 (16.19%) Microsoft
3 13 (12.38%) Retail
4 12 (11.43%) Migration
4 12 (11.43%) ERP
5 11 (10.48%) SQL
6 10 (9.52%) SQL Server
6 10 (9.52%) SC Cleared
6 10 (9.52%) Security Cleared
6 10 (9.52%) Dynamics 365
7 9 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (8.57%) Oracle
7 9 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (7.62%) Manufacturing
8 8 (7.62%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (6.67%) Logistics
9 7 (6.67%) Windows
9 7 (6.67%) Office 365
10 6 (5.71%) ITIL
10 6 (5.71%) Java
11 5 (4.76%) Internet
11 5 (4.76%) Firewall
11 5 (4.76%) Data Migration
11 5 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (3.81%) Infor M3
12 4 (3.81%) Assortment Planning
12 4 (3.81%) Infor
12 4 (3.81%) Retail Banking
12 4 (3.81%) Lean Six Sigma

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (1.90%) NetWeaver
1 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.95%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.95%) Confluence
2 1 (0.95%) IIS
2 1 (0.95%) Mule
2 1 (0.95%) Mule ESB
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) InfoPath
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.95%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (3.81%) Infor M3
2 3 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.86%) SAP MM
2 3 (2.86%) SAP Retail
2 3 (2.86%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (1.90%) Retail-J
3 2 (1.90%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.95%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.95%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.95%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.95%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.95%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.95%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.52%) Dynamics 365
2 9 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.67%) Office 365
4 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.90%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.95%) PaaS
5 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) Firewall
1 5 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (0.95%) Network Security
2 1 (0.95%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.86%) Big Data
2 3 (2.86%) MySQL
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.95%) DTS
4 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.95%) Power BI
4 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.95%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.90%) Hudson
2 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.95%) JIRA
2 1 (0.95%) Maven
2 1 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.95%) Subversion
2 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (18.10%) Finance
2 13 (12.38%) Retail
3 8 (7.62%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.81%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.86%) Banking
5 3 (2.86%) Billing
6 2 (1.90%) Advertising
6 2 (1.90%) Back Office
6 2 (1.90%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.90%) Local Government
7 1 (0.95%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.86%) SAP PI
2 2 (1.90%) .NET
2 2 (1.90%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (1.90%) Hibernate
2 2 (1.90%) SAP XI
2 2 (1.90%) SOAP
2 2 (1.90%) Spring
2 2 (1.90%) Web Services
2 2 (1.90%) XML
3 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.95%) EDI
3 1 (0.95%) IDoc
3 1 (0.95%) J2EE
3 1 (0.95%) jQuery
3 1 (0.95%) JSON
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.95%) Struts
3 1 (0.95%) Velocity
3 1 (0.95%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (2.86%) Blog
1 3 (2.86%) User Experience
2 2 (1.90%) Data Structures
2 2 (1.90%) NHS
3 1 (0.95%) CMDB
3 1 (0.95%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (0.95%) e-Learning
3 1 (0.95%) FMCG
3 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.95%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.67%) Windows
2 3 (2.86%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.90%) VMS
3 2 (1.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (11.43%) ERP
1 12 (11.43%) Migration
2 9 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (7.62%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (6.67%) Logistics
5 6 (5.71%) ITIL
6 5 (4.76%) Data Migration
6 5 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (3.81%) Assortment Planning
7 4 (3.81%) Change Management
7 4 (3.81%) CRM
7 4 (3.81%) Lean Six Sigma
7 4 (3.81%) Project Management
7 4 (3.81%) Risk Management
7 4 (3.81%) Six Sigma
7 4 (3.81%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (2.86%) Data Mapping
8 3 (2.86%) ETL
8 3 (2.86%) Information Security
8 3 (2.86%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.48%) SQL
2 6 (5.71%) Java
3 2 (1.90%) ABAP
3 2 (1.90%) C#
3 2 (1.90%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.90%) Python
4 1 (0.95%) C
4 1 (0.95%) PHP
4 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 10 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.86%) CISSP
2 3 (2.86%) MCSE
2 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.86%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 3 (2.86%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (1.90%) CISM
3 2 (1.90%) MCITP
4 1 (0.95%) CCNP
4 1 (0.95%) CISA
4 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.95%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.95%) Degree
4 1 (0.95%) ISSAP
4 1 (0.95%) ISSEP
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.95%) SSCP
4 1 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) GDPR
2 2 (1.90%) COBIT
2 2 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.95%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.95%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) SCCM
2 2 (1.90%) Kibana
2 2 (1.90%) logstash
3 1 (0.95%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.95%) CloudHub
3 1 (0.95%) Control-M
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 19 (18.10%) SAP
2 17 (16.19%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.57%) Oracle
4 4 (3.81%) Infor
5 2 (1.90%) Adaptive Insights
5 2 (1.90%) Sage
5 2 (1.90%) Symantec
5 2 (1.90%) VMware
6 1 (0.95%) BMC
6 1 (0.95%) Cisco
6 1 (0.95%) ForeScout
6 1 (0.95%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.95%) hybris
6 1 (0.95%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.95%) Palo Alto
6 1 (0.95%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.95%) Remedy
6 1 (0.95%) Sun
6 1 (0.95%) Talend
6 1 (0.95%) Temenos