The median contractor rate for a Support Consultant was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Consultant
England / East Midlands
Rank - 90 95
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 0 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands - 0.43% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.45% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Median daily rate - £325 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.03%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +18.51% -3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.25 - £40.00

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 1417 1557 1557
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.53% 96.35% 96.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 868 925 844
Median daily rate £364 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.00% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £225
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 61 64 91
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 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Support Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Consultant in the East Midlands

Support 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 Support Consultant in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Consultant in the East Midlands

Support 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 Support Consultant in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Consultant in the East Midlands

Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Support 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 Support Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Logistics
2 2 (33.33%) SAP SD
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) SAP CRM
3 1 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (16.67%) SAP FI
3 1 (16.67%) SAP MM
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VBA
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) SLA
3 1 (16.67%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (16.67%) SAP CO
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (16.67%) SAP S/4HANA

Support 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SAP SD
2 1 (16.67%) SAP CO
2 1 (16.67%) SAP CRM
2 1 (16.67%) SAP FI
2 1 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (16.67%) SAP MM
2 1 (16.67%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (16.67%) Unit4 Business World
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) SAP