Period
to 24 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 6 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 37 40
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 16 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 3.16% 5.36% 3.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.27% 5.54% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 27 14
Leicestershire median daily rate £475 £300 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.33% -25.93% +11.72%
10th Percentile £386 £300 £328
90th Percentile £800 £453 £475
East Midlands median daily rate £475 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +0.53% +5.00% +9.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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 489 542 510
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.45% 96.79% 96.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 305 304
Leicestershire median daily rate £388 £330 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.42% -1.12% +8.54%
10th Percentile £153 £199 £114
90th Percentile £550 £525 £500
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 37 25
Leicestershire median hourly rate £15.25 £13.86 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.03% +2.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.38 £9.23 £8.72
90th Percentile £45.00 £40.00 £18.95
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £13.86 £13.00
% change year-on-year +11.83% +6.62% -

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -5 6 £500 +66.67% 5
Melton Mowbray - 1 £425 -
Consultant
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 5 (31.25%) Retail
2 4 (25.00%) SAP
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (12.50%) Logistics
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) SAP Retail
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (12.50%) ERP
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) Informatica
4 2 (12.50%) Sage
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (12.50%) Assortment Planning
5 1 (6.25%) SAP MDG
5 1 (6.25%) IT Strategy
5 1 (6.25%) Data Strategy
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (6.25%) SaaS
5 1 (6.25%) PaaS
5 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Hudson
5 1 (6.25%) Sage 200

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%) NetWeaver
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (12.50%) SAP Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Retail-J
2 1 (6.25%) Sage 200
2 1 (6.25%) Sage X3
2 1 (6.25%) SAP MDG
2 1 (6.25%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
1 1 (6.25%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) Power BI
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Hudson
General
1 5 (31.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) EPoS
1 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Assortment Planning
1 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
1 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) ERP
1 2 (12.50%) Logistics
1 2 (12.50%) Migration
1 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (6.25%) Data Governance
2 1 (6.25%) Data Strategy
2 1 (6.25%) ISMS
2 1 (6.25%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (6.25%) IT Strategy
2 1 (6.25%) Matrix Management
2 1 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
2 1 (6.25%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (6.25%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (6.25%) SDLC
2 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (6.25%) CISA
1 1 (6.25%) CISM
1 1 (6.25%) CISSP
1 1 (6.25%) DBS Check
1 1 (6.25%) ISSAP
1 1 (6.25%) ISSEP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27005
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) SAP
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) Informatica
3 2 (12.50%) Sage
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com