The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £433 per day in advertised job vacancies in Middlesex 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
Consultant
South East / Middlesex
Rank 5 4 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 15 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 11.45% 13.92% 11.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.20% 14.47% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 8
Median daily rate £433 £410 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.48% -4.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £274 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £581 £465
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 £48.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -2.08% +95.91%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex. 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
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 123 152 152
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 93.89% 96.20% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 102 90
Median daily rate £420 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £230 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £543 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 3
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +95.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Middlesex

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Middlesex

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Middlesex over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Middlesex

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Middlesex

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 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 Middlesex region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (28.00%) SAP
2 5 (20.00%) Migration
3 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (16.00%) ITIL
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.00%) Information Security
4 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (8.00%) Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (8.00%) Presales
5 2 (8.00%) Analytics
5 2 (8.00%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (8.00%) ERP
5 2 (8.00%) jBPM
5 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.00%) Advertising
5 2 (8.00%) Change Management
5 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.00%) Finance
5 2 (8.00%) Epicor
5 2 (8.00%) SAP BW
5 2 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (8.00%) SAP APO
5 2 (8.00%) Windows
5 2 (8.00%) JBoss
5 2 (8.00%) Java
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 2 (8.00%) JBoss
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (8.00%) SAP APO
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (4.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (4.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (4.00%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) PaaS
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SAP BW
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.00%) Advertising
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.00%) Billing
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) jBPM
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) FMCG
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Migration
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (12.00%) Information Security
4 2 (8.00%) Analytics
4 2 (8.00%) Change Management
4 2 (8.00%) ERP
4 2 (8.00%) Presales
4 2 (8.00%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.00%) Order to Cash
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Record to Report
5 1 (4.00%) Remediation Plan
5 1 (4.00%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (4.00%) PowerBroker
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) SAP
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Epicor
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.00%) F5
4 1 (4.00%) Juniper