The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
England / East Midlands
Rank 23 21 26
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 101 111 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.82% 6.88% 6.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.06% 7.14% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 61 42
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £439 £438
% change year-on-year +2.56% +0.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £48.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -2.08% +95.91%  

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 1430 1554 1560
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.62% 96.34% 96.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 920 848
Median daily rate £365 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 63 90
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +6.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.38 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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 +13 57 £425 +21.42% 6
Nottinghamshire -18 15 £350 -41.66% 2
Northamptonshire -9 11 £450 - 1
Leicestershire -9 10 £550 +27.53% 3
Lincolnshire -7 1 £400 -20.07% 2
Consultant
England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 120 (50.21%) SAP
2 56 (23.43%) Security Cleared
3 45 (18.83%) SC Cleared
4 34 (14.23%) Oracle
4 34 (14.23%) Finance
5 33 (13.81%) ERP
6 26 (10.88%) Microsoft
7 25 (10.46%) Retail
8 23 (9.62%) Manufacturing
8 23 (9.62%) Logistics
9 20 (8.37%) SAP SD
10 19 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (7.95%) Migration
11 18 (7.53%) Project Management
12 17 (7.11%) Billing
12 17 (7.11%) SAP ERP
13 16 (6.69%) SAP Retail
13 16 (6.69%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (6.28%) Primavera
15 14 (5.86%) ABAP
15 14 (5.86%) Coaching
16 13 (5.44%) SaaS
17 12 (5.02%) SAP FI
17 12 (5.02%) CRM
17 12 (5.02%) SAP CO
18 11 (4.60%) SAP FI/CO
18 11 (4.60%) Incident Management
18 11 (4.60%) Sun
18 11 (4.60%) SQL
18 11 (4.60%) Windows

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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 (1.26%) MS Exchange
1 3 (1.26%) Skype for Business
2 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (0.84%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.42%) Apache
3 1 (0.42%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.42%) CMS
3 1 (0.42%) Documentum
3 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.42%) JBoss
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (2.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.84%) MS Office
3 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (8.37%) SAP SD
2 17 (7.11%) SAP ERP
3 16 (6.69%) SAP Retail
4 15 (6.28%) Primavera
5 12 (5.02%) SAP CO
5 12 (5.02%) SAP FI
6 11 (4.60%) SAP FI/CO
7 9 (3.77%) SAP CAR
7 9 (3.77%) SAP MDM
8 8 (3.35%) SAP MM
9 6 (2.51%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (2.51%) SAP POS DM
9 6 (2.51%) SAP S/4HANA
10 5 (2.09%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (2.09%) Sage CRM
11 4 (1.67%) Unit4 Business World
12 3 (1.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 3 (1.26%) SAP CRM
12 3 (1.26%) SAP GTS
12 3 (1.26%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.44%) SaaS
2 10 (4.18%) SuccessFactors
3 5 (2.09%) Boomi
3 5 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.67%) Office 365
5 2 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.42%) IaaS
6 1 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.67%) SAN
2 2 (0.84%) Firewall
2 2 (0.84%) Intranet
2 2 (0.84%) PBX
2 2 (0.84%) Skype
3 1 (0.42%) DNS
3 1 (0.42%) Extranet
3 1 (0.42%) LAN
3 1 (0.42%) LDAP
3 1 (0.42%) NAS
3 1 (0.42%) SSL
3 1 (0.42%) VLAN
3 1 (0.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.93%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 7 (2.93%) Power BI
2 7 (2.93%) SAP BW
3 6 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.26%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.26%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.84%) MySQL
7 2 (0.84%) QlikView
7 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.42%) Big Data
8 1 (0.42%) DocumentDB
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.42%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.42%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.26%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.42%) LSMW
3 1 (0.42%) Selenium
3 1 (0.42%) Subversion
General
1 34 (14.23%) Finance
2 25 (10.46%) Retail
3 23 (9.62%) Manufacturing
4 17 (7.11%) Billing
5 6 (2.51%) Advertising
6 5 (2.09%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.84%) Back Office
7 2 (0.84%) Banking
7 2 (0.84%) Marketing
8 1 (0.42%) Automotive
8 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.42%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.67%) XML
2 3 (1.26%) BAPI
2 3 (1.26%) SAP Smart Forms
2 3 (1.26%) SAP XI
2 3 (1.26%) SOAP
2 3 (1.26%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (0.84%) CSS
3 2 (0.84%) HTML
3 2 (0.84%) SAP Basis
3 2 (0.84%) Web Services
3 2 (0.84%) WSDL
4 1 (0.42%) .NET
4 1 (0.42%) EDI
4 1 (0.42%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.42%) J2EE
4 1 (0.42%) JSF
4 1 (0.42%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (0.42%) Spring
4 1 (0.42%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (0.42%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.77%) Data Structures
2 7 (2.93%) EPoS
3 5 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.26%) EMC VMAX
4 3 (1.26%) User Experience
5 2 (0.84%) CESG
5 2 (0.84%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (0.84%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.84%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.42%) Clustering
6 1 (0.42%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.42%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.42%) NHS
6 1 (0.42%) PKI
6 1 (0.42%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.60%) Solaris
1 11 (4.60%) Windows
2 8 (3.35%) Linux
3 7 (2.93%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.09%) Unix
5 3 (1.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.84%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.42%) HPUX
7 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (13.81%) ERP
2 23 (9.62%) Logistics
3 19 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (7.95%) Migration
4 18 (7.53%) Project Management
5 16 (6.69%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (5.86%) Coaching
7 12 (5.02%) CRM
8 11 (4.60%) Incident Management
9 10 (4.18%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (3.77%) Integration Testing
10 9 (3.77%) Supply Chain Management
10 9 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (3.35%) Business Analysis
11 8 (3.35%) Data Mapping
11 8 (3.35%) Data Migration
11 8 (3.35%) ITIL
11 8 (3.35%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (3.35%) Test Scripting
12 7 (2.93%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.86%) ABAP
2 11 (4.60%) SQL
3 5 (2.09%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.67%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.26%) C
6 2 (0.84%) Java
7 1 (0.42%) C#
7 1 (0.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 56 (23.43%) Security Cleared
2 45 (18.83%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.18%) Degree
4 5 (2.09%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.67%) MCITP
5 4 (1.67%) MCSE
5 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.84%) CLAS
7 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.51%) SLA
2 2 (0.84%) COBIT
2 2 (0.84%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.84%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.42%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (4.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 10 (4.18%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.77%) XenApp
3 9 (3.77%) XenDesktop
4 7 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.26%) GPFS
6 2 (0.84%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.42%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.42%) Squid
7 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.26%) AirWatch
1 3 (1.26%) XenMobile
2 2 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.42%) Graphite
3 1 (0.42%) logstash
3 1 (0.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 120 (50.21%) SAP
2 34 (14.23%) Oracle
3 26 (10.88%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.60%) Sun
4 11 (4.60%) Veritas
5 9 (3.77%) Citrix
6 8 (3.35%) VMware
7 7 (2.93%) AppSense
8 6 (2.51%) Dell
9 5 (2.09%) Sage
10 4 (1.67%) EMC
10 4 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.26%) Adobe
11 3 (1.26%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.84%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.84%) Forcepoint
12 2 (0.84%) HP
12 2 (0.84%) MuleSoft
12 2 (0.84%) Sophos
13 1 (0.42%) Barracuda Networks
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