Period
to 25 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

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.

Consultant
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 44 41
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 22 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 4.26% 3.15% 3.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.41% 3.26% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 10
Leicestershire median daily rate £413 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +8.43% +7.10%
10th Percentile £235 £363 £390
90th Percentile £550 £673 £475
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate - £14.00 -
East Midlands median hourly rate - £14.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies in Leicestershire with a recognized job title 499 521 494
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 96.66% 96.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 306 243
Leicestershire median daily rate £340 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% +8.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £147 £150 £163
90th Percentile £525 £475 £475
East Midlands median daily rate £392 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.53% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 31 38
Leicestershire median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £8.70 £11.33 £10.00
90th Percentile £44.75 £26.00 £41.55
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -3.70%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Leicestershire

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Leicestershire

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Leicestershire

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Leicestershire

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 25 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +3 11 £400 -3.03% 4
Consultant
East Midlands

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leicestershire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
1 10 (45.45%) Incident Management
2 8 (36.36%) Migration
3 7 (31.82%) IPsec
3 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
3 7 (31.82%) DNS
3 7 (31.82%) Kerberos
3 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
3 7 (31.82%) PKI
3 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
3 7 (31.82%) Server Virtualisation
4 6 (27.27%) Finance
5 5 (22.73%) SAP
6 4 (18.18%) ITIL
6 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco
7 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
7 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (13.64%) VPN
7 3 (13.64%) Windows
7 3 (13.64%) LDAP
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (13.64%) Data Management
7 3 (13.64%) Firewall
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
7 3 (13.64%) GDPR
8 2 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (4.55%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Aareon QL
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (4.55%) SAP CO
1 1 (4.55%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (4.55%) SAP FI-AP
1 1 (4.55%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) DNS
1 7 (31.82%) IPsec
1 7 (31.82%) Kerberos
1 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) VPN
3 2 (9.09%) Internet
3 2 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (9.09%) SSL
4 1 (4.55%) Broadband
4 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
4 1 (4.55%) HSRP
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
4 1 (4.55%) MPLS
4 1 (4.55%) OSPF
4 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
4 1 (4.55%) VLAN
4 1 (4.55%) VoIP
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
4 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Big Data
1 1 (4.55%) SAP HANA
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) LDAP
2 2 (9.09%) SAP PI
3 1 (4.55%) BAPI
3 1 (4.55%) Deeplearning4j
3 1 (4.55%) EDI
3 1 (4.55%) IDoc
3 1 (4.55%) Middleware
3 1 (4.55%) MXNet
3 1 (4.55%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (4.55%) SAP ALE
3 1 (4.55%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (4.55%) SAP XI
3 1 (4.55%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) TensorFlow
3 1 (4.55%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
1 7 (31.82%) PKI
2 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.55%) FMCG
4 1 (4.55%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
1 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
1 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Incident Management
2 8 (36.36%) Migration
3 7 (31.82%) Server Virtualisation
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (13.64%) Data Management
5 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (9.09%) Cryptography
6 2 (9.09%) Email Filtering
6 2 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
6 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (9.09%) Line Management
6 2 (9.09%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 2 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (9.09%) SIEM
6 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (9.09%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) ABAP
2 1 (4.55%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) R
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) CISM
1 2 (9.09%) CISSP
1 2 (9.09%) SSCP
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) GDPR
1 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
3 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) SAP
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) Aareon
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe
4 1 (4.55%) Aruba
4 1 (4.55%) Avaya
4 1 (4.55%) Blackboard
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Juniper
4 1 (4.55%) Meraki
4 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto
4 1 (4.55%) Riverbed
4 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds