The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 3 months to 29 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.

Consultant
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 27 25
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 10 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 3.40% 4.64% 4.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.51% 4.80% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 6
Median daily rate £488 £431 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.04% +6.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £355 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% +38.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire. 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
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 285 271 299
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 96.94% 96.79% 96.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 144 185
Median daily rate £313 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £139 £81
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 24
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +37.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 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
Leicester -12 5 £425 -1.16% 3
Loughborough - 1 £550 -
Consultant
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 Leicestershire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (37.50%) SAP
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Retail
5 2 (12.50%) Sophos
5 2 (12.50%) Banking
5 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (12.50%) Forcepoint
5 2 (12.50%) Firewall
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) Information Security
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) SAP SD
5 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (12.50%) Coaching
5 2 (12.50%) Power BI
5 2 (12.50%) Email Filtering
6 1 (6.25%) Order to Cash
6 1 (6.25%) Wireframes
6 1 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (6.25%) Prototyping
6 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence

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 (6.25%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (12.50%) SAP SD
2 1 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (6.25%) SAP ERP
2 1 (6.25%) SAP MM
2 1 (6.25%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Extranet
2 1 (6.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Power BI
2 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.25%) SAP BW
2 1 (6.25%) SAP HANA
General
1 3 (18.75%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Billing
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) Graphic Design
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.25%) Taxonomies
1 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) Coaching
2 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (12.50%) Email Filtering
2 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 2 (12.50%) Information Security
2 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Data Mapping
3 1 (6.25%) Information Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Order to Cash
3 1 (6.25%) Prototyping
3 1 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (6.25%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) ABAP
1 1 (6.25%) C
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) MCITP
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) SAP
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (12.50%) Forcepoint
3 2 (12.50%) Sophos
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