The median contractor rate for a Senior Consultant was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 30 April 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.

Senior Consultant
UK / England
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 449 520 459
Rank change year-on-year +71 -61  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 133 117 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.23% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.24% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 72 101
Median daily rate £525 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £378 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +18.91% +2.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 - £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 England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40460 48938 48186
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.60% 95.22% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 26404 32302 29712
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.13% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1317 1391 1944
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.06 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Senior Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Senior Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Consultant in England

Senior Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Consultant in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Consultant in England

Senior Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Consultant in England over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Consultant in England

Senior Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Consultant in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Consultant in England

Senior Consultant
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
London +57 80 £550 +10.00% 31
South East +9 21 £525 +10.52% 4
North West +42 13 £525 +5.00% 6
South West +3 6 £400 - 1
East of England -3 5 £525 +19.31% 7
West Midlands +21 2 £425 +1.43% 6
East Midlands -2 2 - - 2
Yorkshire +19 1 £513 +7.89% 2
North East - 1 - - 4
Senior Consultant
UK

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, Senior 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 England region featuring Senior Consultant in the job title.

1 56 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (19.67%) Finance
3 38 (15.57%) SAP
4 32 (13.11%) Banking
5 31 (12.70%) Linux
5 31 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
6 27 (11.07%) Windows
6 27 (11.07%) Java
6 27 (11.07%) Microsoft
7 26 (10.66%) DevOps
8 24 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (9.43%) SQL
9 23 (9.43%) Oracle
10 21 (8.61%) Microsoft Azure
10 21 (8.61%) Security Cleared
10 21 (8.61%) Scrum
11 20 (8.20%) Information Security
12 19 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (7.38%) Puppet
13 18 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (7.38%) Ansible
13 18 (7.38%) Docker
13 18 (7.38%) Jenkins
13 18 (7.38%) Mentoring
13 18 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (6.56%) Kubernetes
14 16 (6.56%) Retail
15 15 (6.15%) Ruby
16 14 (5.74%) Bash Shell
16 14 (5.74%) CentOS

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 9 (3.69%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.64%) ArcGIS
2 4 (1.64%) CMS
2 4 (1.64%) Confluence
2 4 (1.64%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.23%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.23%) JBoss
3 3 (1.23%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.82%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.41%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.41%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.41%) PowerExchange
5 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.05%) SAP FI
3 4 (1.64%) SAP SD
4 3 (1.23%) SAP CO
4 3 (1.23%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (1.23%) SAP Retail
4 3 (1.23%) Workday HCM
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.41%) RMDS
6 1 (0.41%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.41%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.41%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.41%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.41%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.41%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 31 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (8.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.28%) Office 365
4 5 (2.05%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.64%) IaaS
6 3 (1.23%) Data Lake Analytics
6 3 (1.23%) Oracle CX
6 3 (1.23%) PaaS
6 3 (1.23%) Yammer
7 2 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.41%) BlueKai
8 1 (0.41%) Boomi
8 1 (0.41%) Datadog
8 1 (0.41%) GitHub
8 1 (0.41%) Responsys
8 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.69%) Firewall
1 9 (3.69%) VPN
2 7 (2.87%) Internet
3 5 (2.05%) HTTP
4 4 (1.64%) 3G
4 4 (1.64%) LAN
4 4 (1.64%) LDAP
4 4 (1.64%) VoIP
4 4 (1.64%) WAN
4 4 (1.64%) Wireless
5 3 (1.23%) DNS
5 3 (1.23%) LTE
5 3 (1.23%) Network Security
5 3 (1.23%) SAN
6 2 (0.82%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.82%) DHCP
6 2 (0.82%) FTP
6 2 (0.82%) Intranet
6 2 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.82%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.74%) GIS
1 14 (5.74%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (3.69%) SAP BW
4 8 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.05%) Power BI
6 5 (2.05%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (1.64%) OLAP
7 4 (1.64%) QlikView
7 4 (1.64%) SAP HANA
8 3 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.23%) Big Data
8 3 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.23%) DB2
8 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (7.38%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.87%) Selenium
3 4 (1.64%) JIRA
3 4 (1.64%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.82%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.82%) Hudson
4 2 (0.82%) Mercurial
4 2 (0.82%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.41%) Apache Archiva
5 1 (0.41%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.41%) GitLab
5 1 (0.41%) JMeter
5 1 (0.41%) MSI
5 1 (0.41%) NuGet
5 1 (0.41%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.41%) Subversion
5 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 48 (19.67%) Finance
2 32 (13.11%) Banking
3 16 (6.56%) Retail
4 14 (5.74%) Financial Institution
5 11 (4.51%) Marketing
6 10 (4.10%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.05%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.64%) Local Government
9 3 (1.23%) International Banking
9 3 (1.23%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.82%) Electronics
10 2 (0.82%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.41%) Billing
11 1 (0.41%) French Language
11 1 (0.41%) Front Office
11 1 (0.41%) German Language
11 1 (0.41%) Legal
11 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.41%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.33%) .NET
2 12 (4.92%) Web Services
3 7 (2.87%) CSS
4 4 (1.64%) HTML
4 4 (1.64%) REST
4 4 (1.64%) Visualforce
5 3 (1.23%) COM
5 3 (1.23%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (1.23%) Mason
5 3 (1.23%) SAP Basis
5 3 (1.23%) Spring
5 3 (1.23%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
5 3 (1.23%) XML
6 2 (0.82%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.82%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (0.82%) jBPM
6 2 (0.82%) JSON
6 2 (0.82%) Middleware
6 2 (0.82%) SAP PI
6 2 (0.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.33%) Public Cloud
2 13 (5.33%) User Experience
3 7 (2.87%) Data Centre
3 7 (2.87%) Virtual Team
4 5 (2.05%) iPad
5 4 (1.64%) Blog
6 3 (1.23%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.82%) CCTV
7 2 (0.82%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.82%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.82%) Internet of Things
7 2 (0.82%) Market Risk
7 2 (0.82%) NHS
8 1 (0.41%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.41%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.41%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (12.70%) Linux
2 27 (11.07%) Windows
3 14 (5.74%) CentOS
3 14 (5.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (4.10%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.28%) Unix
6 6 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.23%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.82%) Android
8 2 (0.82%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.41%) AIX
9 1 (0.41%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.41%) Fedora
9 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (10.66%) DevOps
3 24 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (8.61%) Scrum
5 20 (8.20%) Information Security
6 19 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (7.38%) Mentoring
7 18 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (5.74%) Migration
9 12 (4.92%) CRM
9 12 (4.92%) Load Balancing
9 12 (4.92%) Waterfall
10 11 (4.51%) Business Analysis
10 11 (4.51%) E-Commerce
10 11 (4.51%) Security Architecture
11 10 (4.10%) Analytics
11 10 (4.10%) Internal Audit
11 10 (4.10%) IT Strategy
11 10 (4.10%) Security Management
12 9 (3.69%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (11.07%) Java
2 23 (9.43%) SQL
3 15 (6.15%) Ruby
4 14 (5.74%) Bash Shell
5 11 (4.51%) Python
6 9 (3.69%) JavaScript
7 6 (2.46%) Apex Code
7 6 (2.46%) C#
7 6 (2.46%) Perl
8 4 (1.64%) ABAP
8 4 (1.64%) Groovy
8 4 (1.64%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.64%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.23%) Scala
9 3 (1.23%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.82%) C
10 2 (0.82%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.82%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.41%) C++
11 1 (0.41%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 21 (8.61%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.33%) CISSP
3 12 (4.92%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.10%) CISM
5 8 (3.28%) Degree
6 6 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.46%) MCSE
6 6 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.64%) CCIE
8 3 (1.23%) CISA
9 2 (0.82%) CCNA
9 2 (0.82%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.41%) CCDE
10 1 (0.41%) CCDP
10 1 (0.41%) CCNP
10 1 (0.41%) ISEB
10 1 (0.41%) MCSA
10 1 (0.41%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.28%) QA
2 3 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.82%) COBIT
3 2 (0.82%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.41%) GDPR
4 1 (0.41%) MiFID
4 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.41%) PMO
4 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.41%) SLA
4 1 (0.41%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 18 (7.38%) Docker
2 14 (5.74%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.69%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.46%) vSphere
5 2 (0.82%) XenApp
5 2 (0.82%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.41%) Firmware
6 1 (0.41%) HDFS
6 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.41%) vCloud
6 1 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (7.38%) Ansible
1 18 (7.38%) Puppet
2 16 (6.56%) Kubernetes
3 13 (5.33%) Terraform
4 10 (4.10%) SCCM
5 6 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.23%) IBM BigFix
6 3 (1.23%) QRadar
6 3 (1.23%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 2 (0.82%) CFEngine
7 2 (0.82%) Kibana
7 2 (0.82%) Nagios
8 1 (0.41%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 1 (0.41%) EnCase
8 1 (0.41%) FTK
8 1 (0.41%) Graphite
8 1 (0.41%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.41%) logstash
8 1 (0.41%) Salt
8 1 (0.41%) vRealize
Vendors
1 38 (15.57%) SAP
2 27 (11.07%) Microsoft
3 23 (9.43%) Oracle
4 13 (5.33%) VMware
5 12 (4.92%) IBM
6 10 (4.10%) Cisco
6 10 (4.10%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (3.28%) Citrix
8 4 (1.64%) Informatica
8 4 (1.64%) Mercator
8 4 (1.64%) Remedy
9 3 (1.23%) Adobe
9 3 (1.23%) Cognos
9 3 (1.23%) HP
9 3 (1.23%) Mapinfo
9 3 (1.23%) NetApp
9 3 (1.23%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.23%) Siebel
9 3 (1.23%) Symantec
9 3 (1.23%) Veritas
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