Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 44 44
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 26 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 4.56% 2.96% 3.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.68% 3.09% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 18
Leicestershire median daily rate £300 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +24.14% -14.71%
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -4.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate - £14.00 -
East Midlands median hourly rate - £14.00 £52.00
% change year-on-year - -73.08% +89.09%

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 555 517 501
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.37% 95.74% 95.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 315 272
Leicestershire median daily rate £340 £338 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.74% +8.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £200 £142 £125
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
East Midlands median daily rate £392 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +1.16% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 23 40
Leicestershire median hourly rate £13.75 £14.00 £12.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +13.13% -38.13%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.70 £9.93
90th Percentile £43.63 £35.45 £34.25
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.73 £13.60 £13.00
% change year-on-year +8.37% +4.58% -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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +4 18 £300 -25.00% 4
Consultant
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 8 (30.77%) SAP
1 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 6 (23.08%) Windows
4 5 (19.23%) Project Management
4 5 (19.23%) Finance
4 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
5 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
5 4 (15.38%) SCCM
5 4 (15.38%) Office 365
5 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (15.38%) LDAP
6 3 (11.54%) DNS
6 3 (11.54%) .NET
6 3 (11.54%) Kerberos
6 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
6 3 (11.54%) Migration
6 3 (11.54%) Service Management
6 3 (11.54%) MVC
6 3 (11.54%) IPsec
6 3 (11.54%) Retail
6 3 (11.54%) SAP Retail
6 3 (11.54%) Line Management
6 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
6 3 (11.54%) Presales
6 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (11.54%) Web Application Development
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012

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 (3.85%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) SAP Retail
2 2 (7.69%) SAP SD
3 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (3.85%) SAP FI-AP
3 1 (3.85%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Office 365
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) LDAP
2 3 (11.54%) DNS
2 3 (11.54%) IPsec
2 3 (11.54%) Kerberos
2 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.69%) Broadband
3 2 (7.69%) EIGRP
3 2 (7.69%) Firewall
3 2 (7.69%) HSRP
3 2 (7.69%) Internet
3 2 (7.69%) LAN
3 2 (7.69%) MPLS
3 2 (7.69%) OSPF
3 2 (7.69%) Unified Communications
3 2 (7.69%) VLAN
3 2 (7.69%) VoIP
3 2 (7.69%) VPN
3 2 (7.69%) WAN
3 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.85%) Big Data
2 1 (3.85%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
1 1 (3.85%) Selenium
1 1 (3.85%) Toad
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
3 1 (3.85%) Billing
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
1 3 (11.54%) REST
2 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework
2 2 (7.69%) SAP PI
3 1 (3.85%) BAPI
3 1 (3.85%) Deeplearning4j
3 1 (3.85%) EDI
3 1 (3.85%) IDoc
3 1 (3.85%) Middleware
3 1 (3.85%) MXNet
3 1 (3.85%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (3.85%) SAP ALE
3 1 (3.85%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (3.85%) SAP XI
3 1 (3.85%) SOAP
3 1 (3.85%) TensorFlow
3 1 (3.85%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) PKI
3 2 (7.69%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.85%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
1 5 (19.23%) Project Management
2 3 (11.54%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (11.54%) Line Management
2 3 (11.54%) Migration
2 3 (11.54%) MVC
2 3 (11.54%) Order to Cash
2 3 (11.54%) Presales
2 3 (11.54%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (11.54%) Service Management
2 3 (11.54%) Web Application Development
3 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 2 (7.69%) Proactive Management
3 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 2 (7.69%) Process Improvement
3 2 (7.69%) Runbook
4 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.85%) Data Management
4 1 (3.85%) Scrum
4 1 (3.85%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) ABAP
3 1 (3.85%) Python
3 1 (3.85%) R
3 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.85%) GDPR
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) SCCM
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (7.69%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) SAP
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Aruba
3 2 (7.69%) Avaya
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco
3 2 (7.69%) HP
3 2 (7.69%) Juniper
3 2 (7.69%) Meraki
3 2 (7.69%) Palo Alto
3 2 (7.69%) Riverbed
3 2 (7.69%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.85%) Sitecore