The median contractor rate for a Technical Consultant was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 25 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.

Technical Consultant
England / East Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 88 98
Rank change year-on-year -8 +10  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 8 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.53% 0.40% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.41% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 1
Median daily rate £300 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 1424 1454 1531
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 94.49% 95.85% 95.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 882 884 902
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £210
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 68 49 70
Median hourly rate £13.86 £13.00 £12.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.61% +0.97%  
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 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Consultant in the East Midlands

Technical 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 Technical Consultant in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Consultant in the East Midlands

Technical Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Consultant in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Consultant in the East Midlands

Technical 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 Technical Consultant in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Consultant in the East Midlands

Technical 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 Technical Consultant within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 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
Leicestershire -5 6 £300 -23.07% 1
Derbyshire -14 2 £475 -9.52%
Technical Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Technical 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 Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Office 365
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 5 (33.33%) SCCM
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (33.33%) SAP
3 5 (33.33%) Service Management
4 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (26.67%) Line Management
4 4 (26.67%) Presales
5 3 (20.00%) GPFS
5 3 (20.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 3 (20.00%) Unix
5 3 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (13.33%) SAP FI
6 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (13.33%) Migration
6 2 (13.33%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (13.33%) Logistics
6 2 (13.33%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (13.33%) SAP CO
7 1 (6.67%) Kalido
7 1 (6.67%) Data Migration

Technical 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 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP CO
1 2 (13.33%) SAP FI
1 2 (13.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (6.67%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Office 365
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (13.33%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.67%) Kalido
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (6.67%) PowerCenter
General
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (20.00%) Linux
3 3 (20.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 3 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Project Management
1 5 (33.33%) Service Management
2 4 (26.67%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (26.67%) Line Management
2 4 (26.67%) Presales
3 2 (13.33%) Logistics
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.67%) E-Discovery
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Release Management
4 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) SCCM
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Informatica
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Netezza
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle