The median contractor rate for a Solutions Consultant was £556 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Consultant
UK / England
Rank 576 589 573
Rank change year-on-year +13 -16  
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Consultant 7 28 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.017% 0.057% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.060% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 19 15
Median daily rate £556 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.10% -9.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £395 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £550 £710
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £455 £500
% change year-on-year +4.39% -9.00%  
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 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 39640 46520 45346
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.21% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25778 30491 27853
Median daily rate £431 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.29% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1372 1455 1828
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.06% +3.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.32 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Solutions Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Consultant in England

Solutions Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Consultant in England

Solutions Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solutions Consultant in England

Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 24 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
London +22 3 £500 +0.50% 8
South East +27 2 £613 +97.58% 1
South West -4 2 - -
Solutions Consultant
UK

Solutions Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant in the job title.

1 8 (27.59%) Migration
1 8 (27.59%) Retail
1 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) SAP
4 5 (17.24%) Finance
5 4 (13.79%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (13.79%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
5 4 (13.79%) Google
5 4 (13.79%) Zachman Framework
5 4 (13.79%) TOGAF
5 4 (13.79%) IBM
6 3 (10.34%) Cognos
6 3 (10.34%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
6 3 (10.34%) Service Management
7 2 (6.90%) Presales
7 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.90%) SAP Travel Management
7 2 (6.90%) Huawei
7 2 (6.90%) SAP TM
7 2 (6.90%) xDSL
7 2 (6.90%) SaaS
7 2 (6.90%) Identity Management
7 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
7 2 (6.90%) Network Design
7 2 (6.90%) Network Planning
7 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis

Solutions Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (3.45%) Apache Solr
1 1 (3.45%) Documentum
1 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (6.90%) SAP Travel Management
3 1 (3.45%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (3.45%) SAP EM
3 1 (3.45%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
3 1 (3.45%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (3.45%) SAP Retail
3 1 (3.45%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (13.79%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (6.90%) SaaS
5 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.45%) Force.com
5 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Broadband
1 2 (6.90%) PSTN
1 2 (6.90%) xDSL
2 1 (3.45%) LAN
2 1 (3.45%) LDAP
2 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.45%) SAP HANA
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (27.59%) Retail
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) SAP TM
2 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) HTML5
2 1 (3.45%) jQuery
2 1 (3.45%) Mason
2 1 (3.45%) Node.js
2 1 (3.45%) OpenID
2 1 (3.45%) REST
2 1 (3.45%) SAML
2 1 (3.45%) SOAP
2 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) CMDB
1 1 (3.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Migration
2 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.79%) TOGAF
3 4 (13.79%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
3 4 (13.79%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (10.34%) Service Management
5 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Identity Management
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL
5 2 (6.90%) Logistics
5 2 (6.90%) Network Design
5 2 (6.90%) Network Planning
5 2 (6.90%) Presales
6 1 (3.45%) Business Transformation
6 1 (3.45%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
6 1 (3.45%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) C
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.45%) MCSE
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) SAP
2 4 (13.79%) Google
2 4 (13.79%) IBM
3 3 (10.34%) Cognos
4 2 (6.90%) Huawei
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) ForgeRock
5 1 (3.45%) Mercator
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
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