The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 27 June 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.

Consultant
England / East Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 24 31
Rank change year-on-year +5 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 112 94 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 7.28% 6.08% 4.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.70% 6.33% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 62 41
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £351 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.55% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 £50.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +6.00% +19.04%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1454 1484 1497
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 94.54% 95.93% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 890 899 879
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 53 67
Median hourly rate £13.86 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.66% +3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £9.82 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £20.00 £31.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire +5 55 £510 -2.85% 2
Leicestershire -1 16 £329 -18.88% 4
Northamptonshire -4 10 £410 +6.49% 3
Nottinghamshire -11 10 £463 -2.63% 8
Lincolnshire - 4 £538 - 2
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 East Midlands region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 105 (49.76%) SAP
2 56 (26.54%) Security Cleared
2 56 (26.54%) ERP
3 46 (21.80%) SC Cleared
4 40 (18.96%) Manufacturing
5 39 (18.48%) Oracle
6 38 (18.01%) Migration
7 36 (17.06%) Logistics
8 35 (16.59%) SAP ERP
9 34 (16.11%) Integration Testing
10 32 (15.17%) Finance
11 27 (12.80%) Data Migration
12 24 (11.37%) User Acceptance Testing
13 23 (10.90%) SAP CO
14 22 (10.43%) SAP FI/CO
14 22 (10.43%) SAP FI
15 21 (9.95%) Project Management
15 21 (9.95%) Solaris
15 21 (9.95%) Sun
15 21 (9.95%) Veritas
15 21 (9.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 20 (9.48%) SAP SD
17 18 (8.53%) Microsoft
17 18 (8.53%) Billing
18 17 (8.06%) Retail
18 17 (8.06%) Coaching
19 16 (7.58%) Active Directory
19 16 (7.58%) Windows
20 15 (7.11%) ABAP
20 15 (7.11%) Degree

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 4 (1.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.95%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (0.95%) Skype for Business
2 2 (0.95%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.47%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.47%) CMS
3 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 35 (16.59%) SAP ERP
2 23 (10.90%) SAP CO
3 22 (10.43%) SAP FI
3 22 (10.43%) SAP FI/CO
4 20 (9.48%) SAP SD
5 10 (4.74%) SAP Retail
6 6 (2.84%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (2.84%) Primavera
7 5 (2.37%) SAP MM
8 4 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (1.42%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 3 (1.42%) JDE OneWorld
9 3 (1.42%) NetSuite
9 3 (1.42%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (1.42%) SAP WM
9 3 (1.42%) Unit4 Business World
10 2 (0.95%) OpenText VIM for SAP
10 2 (0.95%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.95%) SAP BPC
10 2 (0.95%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.74%) Office 365
3 4 (1.90%) Boomi
3 4 (1.90%) SaaS
4 3 (1.42%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.95%) iPaaS
5 2 (0.95%) PaaS
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.42%) Firewall
1 3 (1.42%) Skype
2 2 (0.95%) PBX
2 2 (0.95%) WAN
3 1 (0.47%) Broadband
3 1 (0.47%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.47%) HSRP
3 1 (0.47%) Internet
3 1 (0.47%) Intranet
3 1 (0.47%) LAN
3 1 (0.47%) LDAP
3 1 (0.47%) MPLS
3 1 (0.47%) OSPF
3 1 (0.47%) SSL
3 1 (0.47%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.47%) VLAN
3 1 (0.47%) VoIP
3 1 (0.47%) VPN
3 1 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (2.37%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (2.37%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (1.90%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.42%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (1.42%) Power BI
3 3 (1.42%) PowerCenter
3 3 (1.42%) QlikView
3 3 (1.42%) SAP BW
3 3 (1.42%) SAP HANA
4 2 (0.95%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.95%) Kalido
4 2 (0.95%) MySQL
4 2 (0.95%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (0.95%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.47%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (0.95%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.95%) Selenium
2 2 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.47%) LSMW
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.47%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.47%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
General
1 40 (18.96%) Manufacturing
2 32 (15.17%) Finance
3 18 (8.53%) Billing
4 17 (8.06%) Retail
5 6 (2.84%) Advertising
5 6 (2.84%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.42%) Back Office
7 2 (0.95%) Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Automotive
8 1 (0.47%) French Language
8 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.47%) German Language
8 1 (0.47%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.47%) Law
8 1 (0.47%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.11%) IDoc
2 4 (1.90%) SAP CO-PA
2 4 (1.90%) SOAP
3 3 (1.42%) EDI
3 3 (1.42%) REST
3 3 (1.42%) Web Services
3 3 (1.42%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (1.42%) XML
4 2 (0.95%) SAP PI
4 2 (0.95%) WSDL
5 1 (0.47%) .NET
5 1 (0.47%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.47%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.47%) JPA
5 1 (0.47%) JSF
5 1 (0.47%) Middleware
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.47%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (0.47%) Spring
5 1 (0.47%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (0.95%) Computer Science
2 2 (0.95%) Data Structures
2 2 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (0.95%) PKI
3 1 (0.47%) Clustering
3 1 (0.47%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.47%) Driving Licence
3 1 (0.47%) IVR
3 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.47%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.95%) Solaris
2 16 (7.58%) Windows
3 11 (5.21%) Windows Server
4 7 (3.32%) Unix
5 6 (2.84%) Linux
5 6 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.47%) HPUX
7 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (26.54%) ERP
2 38 (18.01%) Migration
3 36 (17.06%) Logistics
4 34 (16.11%) Integration Testing
5 27 (12.80%) Data Migration
6 24 (11.37%) User Acceptance Testing
7 21 (9.95%) Project Management
8 17 (8.06%) Coaching
9 13 (6.16%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (4.74%) Data Mapping
11 8 (3.79%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (3.79%) SAP Implementation
11 8 (3.79%) Scenario Testing
12 7 (3.32%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (3.32%) ETL
13 6 (2.84%) Data Modelling
13 6 (2.84%) Release Management
13 6 (2.84%) Service Management
13 6 (2.84%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (2.84%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.11%) ABAP
2 7 (3.32%) SQL
3 3 (1.42%) C
3 3 (1.42%) Java
4 2 (0.95%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.47%) C#
5 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (26.54%) Security Cleared
2 46 (21.80%) SC Cleared
3 15 (7.11%) Degree
4 4 (1.90%) MCITP
4 4 (1.90%) MCSE
4 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.47%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.42%) Data Quality
1 3 (1.42%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.47%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (9.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 16 (7.58%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.79%) XenApp
3 8 (3.79%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.42%) GPFS
4 3 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.95%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (2.84%) Microsoft Intune
1 6 (2.84%) SCCM
2 3 (1.42%) AirWatch
2 3 (1.42%) XenMobile
3 2 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.95%) Puppet
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 105 (49.76%) SAP
2 39 (18.48%) Oracle
3 21 (9.95%) Sun
3 21 (9.95%) Veritas
4 18 (8.53%) Microsoft
5 8 (3.79%) Citrix
6 7 (3.32%) AppSense
7 5 (2.37%) JD Edwards
8 4 (1.90%) Dell
9 3 (1.42%) Informatica
9 3 (1.42%) VMware
10 2 (0.95%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.95%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.95%) Forcepoint
10 2 (0.95%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.95%) Netezza
10 2 (0.95%) Sage
10 2 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.95%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.95%) Sophos
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