The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Middlesex during the 3 months to 24 June 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
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 17 14
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 16 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 17.98% 6.32% 4.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.60% 6.51% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 3
Median daily rate £500 £450 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -8.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £300 £409
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £470 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.55% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 £49.95 £47.50
% change year-on-year +6.10% +5.15%  

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 86 169 164
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 96.63% 97.13% 89.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 110 83
Median daily rate £405 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +28.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 10
Median hourly rate £43.00 £45.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.49% +175.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

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 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant in Middlesex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Middlesex

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 13 (41.94%) SAP
2 6 (19.35%) Information Security
3 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (12.90%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (12.90%) SAP BW
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco
3 4 (12.90%) SAP Fiori
4 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (9.68%) SAP Portal
4 3 (9.68%) SAP Security
4 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity
4 3 (9.68%) ERP
4 3 (9.68%) Mercator
4 3 (9.68%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
4 3 (9.68%) Migration
4 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.45%) Project Management
5 2 (6.45%) Finance
5 2 (6.45%) Juniper
5 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.45%) SAP APO
5 2 (6.45%) Change Management
5 2 (6.45%) Firewall
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL
5 2 (6.45%) Concur
5 2 (6.45%) CREST Certified
5 2 (6.45%) F5

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 3 (9.68%) SAP Portal
2 1 (3.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP APO
2 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.23%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SAP BW
2 2 (6.45%) Qlik Sense
2 2 (6.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (12.90%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.45%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Advertising
4 1 (3.23%) Billing
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) jBPM
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) FMCG
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.23%) SCADA
2 1 (3.23%) Smart Energy
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Information Security
2 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity
3 3 (9.68%) ERP
3 3 (9.68%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
3 3 (9.68%) Migration
3 3 (9.68%) SAP Security
4 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.45%) Analytics
4 2 (6.45%) Change Management
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) Presales
4 2 (6.45%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (6.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.23%) CRM
5 1 (3.23%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.23%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.23%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) CREST Certified
2 1 (3.23%) CISM
2 1 (3.23%) CISSP
2 1 (3.23%) CRISC
2 1 (3.23%) SAP Certification
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) SAP
2 4 (12.90%) Cisco
3 3 (9.68%) Mercator
4 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.45%) Concur
4 2 (6.45%) F5
4 2 (6.45%) Juniper
5 1 (3.23%) Epicor
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Kronos
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle
5 1 (3.23%) Workday