Period
to 17 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 35 23
Rank change year-on-year -20 -12 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 97 169 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.64% 5.29% 6.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.82% 5.56% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 93 122
East Midlands median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £345 £300 £321
90th Percentile £620 £560 £588
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £14.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £48.00 £45.50
% change year-on-year -11.46% +5.49% +4.60%

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 2,536 3,040 3,178
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.16% 95.21% 95.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,624 1,875 1,988
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £392 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +0.51% +4.00%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £225
90th Percentile £538 £550 £561
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 166 129
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% +3.85%
10th Percentile £10.06 £9.75 £8.76
90th Percentile £26.53 £45.00 £42.50
England median hourly rate £18.44 £18.70 £18.16
% change year-on-year -1.39% +3.00% +0.97%

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 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 2018. 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
Northamptonshire +1 35 £525 +4.90% 4
Leicestershire +7 26 £525 +75.00% 15
Derbyshire -11 12 £400 -20.00% 8
Nottinghamshire -12 12 £413 -8.33% 16
Lincolnshire +2 1 £425 -5.56% 7
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 18 (18.56%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.49%) ERP
3 14 (14.43%) SAP
4 12 (12.37%) Finance
4 12 (12.37%) SC Cleared
4 12 (12.37%) Security Cleared
5 11 (11.34%) Migration
5 11 (11.34%) Oracle
5 11 (11.34%) Windows
6 10 (10.31%) SQL
6 10 (10.31%) Retail
7 9 (9.28%) SQL Server
8 8 (8.25%) Manufacturing
8 8 (8.25%) Dynamics 365
9 7 (7.22%) Active Directory
10 6 (6.19%) Java
10 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (5.15%) Office 365
11 5 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (5.15%) Logistics
11 5 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (4.12%) Firewall
12 4 (4.12%) Oracle ERP
12 4 (4.12%) Oracle EBS
12 4 (4.12%) ITIL
12 4 (4.12%) CRM
12 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (4.12%) Dynamics CRM
12 4 (4.12%) Information Management
12 4 (4.12%) Infor M3

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 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.06%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.03%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.03%) Confluence
3 1 (1.03%) Mule
3 1 (1.03%) Mule ESB
3 1 (1.03%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.03%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.03%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (4.12%) Infor M3
1 4 (4.12%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (4.12%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (3.09%) Retail-J
2 3 (3.09%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (2.06%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.06%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (2.06%) Sage X3
4 1 (1.03%) Exstream
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.03%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.03%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (1.03%) SAP MDG
4 1 (1.03%) SAP Retail
4 1 (1.03%) SAP VC
4 1 (1.03%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.25%) Dynamics 365
2 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.15%) Office 365
4 3 (3.09%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.06%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.03%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.03%) PaaS
6 1 (1.03%) SaaS
6 1 (1.03%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) Firewall
2 3 (3.09%) LAN
2 3 (3.09%) WAN
3 2 (2.06%) MPLS
4 1 (1.03%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (1.03%) DHCP
4 1 (1.03%) DNS
4 1 (1.03%) Internet
4 1 (1.03%) Skype
4 1 (1.03%) SMS
4 1 (1.03%) VLAN
4 1 (1.03%) VoIP
4 1 (1.03%) VPN
4 1 (1.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.28%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.09%) Big Data
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (2.06%) MySQL
3 2 (2.06%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.03%) DTS
4 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.03%) Power BI
4 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.06%) Hudson
2 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.03%) JIRA
2 1 (1.03%) Maven
2 1 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.03%) Subversion
General
1 12 (12.37%) Finance
2 10 (10.31%) Retail
3 8 (8.25%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.09%) Advertising
5 2 (2.06%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.09%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (2.06%) XML
3 1 (1.03%) .NET
3 1 (1.03%) EDI
3 1 (1.03%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.03%) IDoc
3 1 (1.03%) J2EE
3 1 (1.03%) jQuery
3 1 (1.03%) JSON
3 1 (1.03%) Middleware
3 1 (1.03%) OAuth
3 1 (1.03%) SAML
3 1 (1.03%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.03%) SAP XI
3 1 (1.03%) SOAP
3 1 (1.03%) Spring
3 1 (1.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.09%) User Experience
2 2 (2.06%) CMDB
3 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.03%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.03%) EPoS
3 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.03%) New Media
3 1 (1.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.34%) Windows
2 4 (4.12%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.09%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.03%) Linux
4 1 (1.03%) Unix
4 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.49%) ERP
2 11 (11.34%) Migration
3 5 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (5.15%) Logistics
3 5 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (4.12%) CRM
4 4 (4.12%) Data Migration
4 4 (4.12%) Information Management
4 4 (4.12%) ITIL
5 3 (3.09%) Business Analysis
5 3 (3.09%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (3.09%) Business Process Mapping
5 3 (3.09%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (3.09%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.09%) Data Management
5 3 (3.09%) ETL
5 3 (3.09%) Mentoring
5 3 (3.09%) Server Management
5 3 (3.09%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (2.06%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.31%) SQL
2 6 (6.19%) Java
3 2 (2.06%) ABAP
3 2 (2.06%) C#
3 2 (2.06%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.03%) C
4 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.03%) Python
4 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (12.37%) SC Cleared
1 12 (12.37%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.09%) DBS Check
3 3 (3.09%) MCITP
3 3 (3.09%) MCSE
4 2 (2.06%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.06%) CISA
4 2 (2.06%) CISM
4 2 (2.06%) CISSP
4 2 (2.06%) ISSAP
4 2 (2.06%) ISSEP
5 1 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.03%) Degree
5 1 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.03%) MCP
5 1 (1.03%) MCSA
5 1 (1.03%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (1.03%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.03%) GDPR
3 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (7.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.03%) Docker
2 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.03%) XenApp
2 1 (1.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) SCCM
2 2 (2.06%) AirWatch
2 2 (2.06%) Kibana
2 2 (2.06%) logstash
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.03%) CloudHub
3 1 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.03%) SCOM
3 1 (1.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.03%) WSUS
3 1 (1.03%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 18 (18.56%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.43%) SAP
3 11 (11.34%) Oracle
4 4 (4.12%) Infor
5 3 (3.09%) Cisco
6 2 (2.06%) Adaptive Insights
6 2 (2.06%) BT
6 2 (2.06%) Informatica
6 2 (2.06%) McAfee
6 2 (2.06%) Mercator
6 2 (2.06%) Palo Alto
6 2 (2.06%) Sage
6 2 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.06%) VMware
7 1 (1.03%) Facebook
7 1 (1.03%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.03%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.03%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.03%) Symantec
7 1 (1.03%) Talend