Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Middlesex 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
South East > Middlesex
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 22 25
Rank change year-on-year +16 +3 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 33 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 12.60% 5.93% 4.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.20% 6.16% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 7
Middlesex median daily rate £450 £368 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.45% -2.00% -21.05%
10th Percentile £375 £275 £285
90th Percentile £593 £542 £528
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Middlesex median hourly rate £31.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £54.00 £36.25 £60.50
% change year-on-year +48.97% -40.08% +168.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex. 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
Middlesex
Contract vacancies in Middlesex with a recognized job title 250 341 318
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.42% 96.33% 91.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 203 161
Middlesex median daily rate £431 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.48% +6.45% +3.33%
10th Percentile £265 £281 £263
90th Percentile £536 £550 £494
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 14
Middlesex median hourly rate £31.00 £33.75 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.15% - -2.17%
10th Percentile £30.50 £17.10 £12.70
90th Percentile £31.50 £39.18 £48.38
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Middlesex.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 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 Middlesex region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 9 (27.27%) SAP
2 7 (21.21%) ERP
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle
3 6 (18.18%) Workday
4 5 (15.15%) Finance
5 4 (12.12%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.12%) Project Management
5 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (12.12%) Data Modelling
5 4 (12.12%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (12.12%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (12.12%) Analytics
5 4 (12.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (12.12%) Data Protection
5 4 (12.12%) SAP Fiori
6 3 (9.09%) Qlik Sense
6 3 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (9.09%) Taleo
6 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
6 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
6 3 (9.09%) Logistics
7 2 (6.06%) Billing
7 2 (6.06%) Linux
7 2 (6.06%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (6.06%) Internet
7 2 (6.06%) Pegasus
7 2 (6.06%) SAP BW

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 2 (6.06%) SAP Portal
2 1 (3.03%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (3.03%) SAP HR
4 1 (3.03%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Taleo
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) OpenShift
2 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Qlik Sense
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (6.06%) SAP BW
3 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.03%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Artifactory
1 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
1 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Billing
4 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.03%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) SAP Fiori
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) Middleware
3 1 (3.03%) Node.js
3 1 (3.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Social Media
3 1 (3.03%) Graphic Design
3 1 (3.03%) IVR
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) ERP
2 4 (12.12%) Analytics
2 4 (12.12%) Data Modelling
2 4 (12.12%) Data Protection
2 4 (12.12%) Project Management
2 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (9.09%) Logistics
4 2 (6.06%) Innovative Thinking
4 2 (6.06%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (6.06%) SAP Security
4 2 (6.06%) Six Sigma
4 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.03%) Cash Management
5 1 (3.03%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (3.03%) Contract Management
5 1 (3.03%) Expense Management
5 1 (3.03%) Indirect Procurement
5 1 (3.03%) Infographics
5 1 (3.03%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (3.03%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) CISM
1 1 (3.03%) CISSP
1 1 (3.03%) CRISC
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
1 1 (3.03%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) SAP
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle
3 6 (18.18%) Workday
4 2 (6.06%) Concur
4 2 (6.06%) Pegasus
5 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.03%) Capita
5 1 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) Kronos
5 1 (3.03%) Tableau