The median contractor rate for a Technical Consultant was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Consultant
England / East Midlands
Rank 93 84 89
Rank change year-on-year -9 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 7 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.47% 0.68% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.70% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 1
Median daily rate £438 £438 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +8.82% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 - -

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 1441 1565 1580
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.52% 96.43% 96.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 884 917 862
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 £200
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 62 94
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 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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 -6 4 £400 - 1
Northamptonshire -3 2 £475 +18.75% 1
Nottinghamshire +3 1 - - 2
Technical Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 7 (53.85%) SAP
2 6 (46.15%) SuccessFactors
2 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) GPFS
4 3 (23.08%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 3 (23.08%) Unix
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (7.69%) E-Discovery
6 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (7.69%) Office 365
6 1 (7.69%) C
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (7.69%) SAP FI
6 1 (7.69%) SAP MM
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) Service Management
6 1 (7.69%) Finance
6 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
6 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange

Technical 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 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (7.69%) SAP CO
1 1 (7.69%) SAP FI
1 1 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (7.69%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
General
1 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) B2B
2 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
2 1 (7.69%) Document Management
2 1 (7.69%) E-Discovery
2 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Logistics
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Service Management
2 1 (7.69%) SOA
2 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) GPFS
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
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