Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 20 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.

Consultant
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 23 26
Rank change year-on-year -11 +3 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 169 216 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 5.30% 6.65% 6.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.58% 6.93% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 122 117
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.06% +5.94% -4.49%
10th Percentile £300 £321 £308
90th Percentile £560 £588 £524
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
East Midlands median hourly rate - £14.00 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -73.08% +89.09%
England median hourly rate £48.00 £45.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +58.18%

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 3031 3115 3068
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.11% 95.88% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1872 1946 1847
East Midlands median daily rate £390 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £213
90th Percentile £550 £556 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 128 183
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.76 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £42.50 £31.35
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Derbyshire -8 45 £500 +2.56% 4
Nottinghamshire -12 38 £450 -5.26% 8
Leicestershire +1 24 £300 -30.23% 7
Northamptonshire -15 24 £501 +11.22% 2
Lincolnshire -2 4 £350 -30.00% 1
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 58 (34.32%) SAP
2 36 (21.30%) Migration
3 27 (15.98%) Security Cleared
4 25 (14.79%) Finance
5 23 (13.61%) Microsoft
6 19 (11.24%) Active Directory
6 19 (11.24%) Windows
6 19 (11.24%) SC Cleared
6 19 (11.24%) Data Migration
7 16 (9.47%) Integration Testing
7 16 (9.47%) Logistics
8 15 (8.88%) Manufacturing
9 14 (8.28%) Oracle
9 14 (8.28%) SAP FI
10 13 (7.69%) ERP
10 13 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
10 13 (7.69%) SAP CO
11 12 (7.10%) SAP MM
11 12 (7.10%) Degree
12 11 (6.51%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (6.51%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (6.51%) ABAP
12 11 (6.51%) Aerospace
12 11 (6.51%) Windows Server
13 10 (5.92%) Project Management
14 9 (5.33%) Office 365
14 9 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (5.33%) Linux
15 8 (4.73%) Retail
15 8 (4.73%) SQL

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 (2.37%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.78%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.78%) NetWeaver
2 3 (1.78%) SAP Portal
3 2 (1.18%) SAS
4 1 (0.59%) Apache
4 1 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.59%) CMS
4 1 (0.59%) Content Management Server
4 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.59%) iPlanet
4 1 (0.59%) JBoss
4 1 (0.59%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.59%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.59%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.59%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.59%) Camtasia
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.59%) Simulink
2 1 (0.59%) SPSS
2 1 (0.59%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 14 (8.28%) SAP FI
2 13 (7.69%) SAP CO
2 13 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
3 12 (7.10%) SAP MM
4 8 (4.73%) SAP ERP
5 5 (2.96%) SAP HR
5 5 (2.96%) SAP Retail
6 4 (2.37%) SAP SD
7 3 (1.78%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (1.78%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (1.18%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (1.18%) SAP Business One
8 2 (1.18%) SAP Travel Management
8 2 (1.18%) SAP WM
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.59%) Primavera
9 1 (0.59%) SAP PP
9 1 (0.59%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.33%) Office 365
3 4 (2.37%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (2.37%) SaaS
4 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.55%) SAN
2 5 (2.96%) DNS
2 5 (2.96%) Firewall
2 5 (2.96%) LDAP
2 5 (2.96%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.96%) WAN
3 3 (1.78%) IPsec
3 3 (1.78%) Kerberos
3 3 (1.78%) LAN
3 3 (1.78%) VLAN
4 2 (1.18%) iSCSI
4 2 (1.18%) NAS
5 1 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.59%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.59%) FCoE
5 1 (0.59%) HSRP
5 1 (0.59%) SMS
5 1 (0.59%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.59%) VoIP
5 1 (0.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.37%) SAP HANA
3 3 (1.78%) Big Data
3 3 (1.78%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.78%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.78%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.18%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 2 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.18%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.59%) Essbase
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.59%) Power BI
5 1 (0.59%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (1.18%) JIRA
2 1 (0.59%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.59%) GitLab
2 1 (0.59%) LSMW
2 1 (0.59%) Selenium
2 1 (0.59%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.59%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.59%) Subversion
2 1 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.59%) Toad
2 1 (0.59%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (0.59%) Vagrant
General
1 25 (14.79%) Finance
2 15 (8.88%) Manufacturing
3 11 (6.51%) Aerospace
4 8 (4.73%) Retail
5 6 (3.55%) Advertising
6 5 (2.96%) French Language
7 3 (1.78%) Billing
7 3 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.18%) Automotive
8 2 (1.18%) Marketing
9 1 (0.59%) Banking
9 1 (0.59%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.59%) German Language
9 1 (0.59%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.59%) Legal
9 1 (0.59%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.59%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.37%) .NET
1 4 (2.37%) Middleware
1 4 (2.37%) REST
1 4 (2.37%) XML
2 3 (1.78%) SAP Basis
2 3 (1.78%) SAP Fiori
2 3 (1.78%) SAP PI
2 3 (1.78%) SOAP
3 2 (1.18%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.18%) EDI
3 2 (1.18%) Entity Framework
3 2 (1.18%) IDoc
3 2 (1.18%) J2EE
3 2 (1.18%) JMS
3 2 (1.18%) Rendezvous
3 2 (1.18%) SAP XI
3 2 (1.18%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (1.18%) Web Services
4 1 (0.59%) Deeplearning4j
4 1 (0.59%) MXNet
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.14%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.96%) IVR
4 4 (2.37%) NHS
5 3 (1.78%) PKI
6 2 (1.18%) CESG
6 2 (1.18%) Clustering
6 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.18%) HP Storage
6 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.59%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.59%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.59%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.59%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.59%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (0.59%) Replication
7 1 (0.59%) Social Media
7 1 (0.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.24%) Windows
2 11 (6.51%) Windows Server
3 9 (5.33%) Linux
4 8 (4.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.55%) Unix
5 6 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.18%) AIX
6 2 (1.18%) Solaris
6 2 (1.18%) SUSE
6 2 (1.18%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.59%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (21.30%) Migration
2 19 (11.24%) Data Migration
3 16 (9.47%) Integration Testing
3 16 (9.47%) Logistics
4 13 (7.69%) ERP
5 11 (6.51%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (5.92%) Project Management
7 8 (4.73%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (4.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (3.55%) Change Management
9 6 (3.55%) CRM
10 5 (2.96%) Business Analysis
10 5 (2.96%) Information Security
11 4 (2.37%) Data Management
11 4 (2.37%) Incident Management
11 4 (2.37%) MVC
11 4 (2.37%) Presales
11 4 (2.37%) Process Improvement
11 4 (2.37%) Security Management
11 4 (2.37%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.51%) ABAP
2 8 (4.73%) SQL
3 4 (2.37%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.78%) Java
4 3 (1.78%) Python
5 2 (1.18%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.59%) C
6 1 (0.59%) C#
6 1 (0.59%) C-shell
6 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.59%) Korn
6 1 (0.59%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.59%) Perl
6 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.59%) R
6 1 (0.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (15.98%) Security Cleared
2 19 (11.24%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.10%) Degree
4 3 (1.78%) MCSE
4 3 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.18%) MCSA
6 1 (0.59%) CCNA
6 1 (0.59%) CISA
6 1 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.59%) CISM
6 1 (0.59%) HNC
6 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.59%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.59%) MCITP
6 1 (0.59%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.78%) GDPR
1 3 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.18%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.18%) SLA
3 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.59%) QA
3 1 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (11.24%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.96%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.59%) KVM
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.59%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.59%) Samba
4 1 (0.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (3.55%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (2.37%) SCCM
3 2 (1.18%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.59%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.59%) Ansible
4 1 (0.59%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.59%) OpenView
4 1 (0.59%) Terraform
Vendors
1 58 (34.32%) SAP
2 23 (13.61%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.28%) Oracle
4 5 (2.96%) Cisco
4 5 (2.96%) HP
4 5 (2.96%) VMware
5 3 (1.78%) Dell
5 3 (1.78%) Genesys
5 3 (1.78%) JDA
5 3 (1.78%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.18%) 3PAR
6 2 (1.18%) EMC
6 2 (1.18%) IBM
6 2 (1.18%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.18%) Mercator
6 2 (1.18%) NetApp
6 2 (1.18%) Sage
6 2 (1.18%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.18%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.18%) Workday