Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Consultant was £456 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 17 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.

Senior Consultant
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 252 221
Rank change year-on-year +35 -31 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 31 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.38% 0.24% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.26% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 5
Midlands median daily rate £456 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.95% -5.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £318 £387 £455
90th Percentile £698 £563 £550
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £38.00 £66.50 -
% change year-on-year -42.86% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Contract vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 7749 9388 8119
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.32% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4843 5691 4692
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £218 £231 £217
90th Percentile £550 £553 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 365 368 452
Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £10.18 £10.00 £10.20
90th Percentile £45.00 £39.50 £37.38
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £17.98
% change year-on-year +1.77% +2.20% +8.97%

Senior Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Consultant in the Midlands

Senior Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Consultant in the Midlands

Senior Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Consultant in the Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Consultant in the Midlands

Senior Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Consultant in the Midlands

Senior Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Consultant within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 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
West Midlands +25 20 £463 -2.63%
East Midlands +10 11 £450 -25.00%
Senior Consultant
England

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Senior 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 Midlands region featuring Senior Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) Java
2 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Migration
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (12.90%) RESTful
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) Windows
3 4 (12.90%) Linux
4 3 (9.68%) .NET
4 3 (9.68%) SAP
4 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
4 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (9.68%) Degree
4 3 (9.68%) Logistics
4 3 (9.68%) Workflow
4 3 (9.68%) Subversion
4 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
4 3 (9.68%) Data Protection
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
4 3 (9.68%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (9.68%) SDLC
5 2 (6.45%) Go
5 2 (6.45%) User Stories
5 2 (6.45%) Data Quality
5 2 (6.45%) FastCGI

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (6.45%) Apache
1 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.23%) HFM
2 1 (3.23%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (3.23%) SAP EWM
2 1 (3.23%) SAP HR
2 1 (3.23%) SAP MM
2 1 (3.23%) SAP QM
2 1 (3.23%) SAP Retail
2 1 (3.23%) SAP SD
2 1 (3.23%) SAP WM
2 1 (3.23%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.68%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.23%) Office 365
3 1 (3.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) DNS
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
1 2 (6.45%) ICMP
1 2 (6.45%) SSL
1 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.23%) Essbase
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Subversion
2 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) Selenium
3 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.23%) GitLab
3 1 (3.23%) JMeter
3 1 (3.23%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.23%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) RESTful
2 3 (9.68%) .NET
3 2 (6.45%) CGI
3 2 (6.45%) FastCGI
3 2 (6.45%) JMS
3 2 (6.45%) Rendezvous
3 2 (6.45%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (6.45%) XML
4 1 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (3.23%) Middleware
4 1 (3.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
1 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.45%) PKI
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) AS400
2 1 (3.23%) Clustering
2 1 (3.23%) HP Storage
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) CentOS
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Migration
2 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
2 3 (9.68%) Data Protection
2 3 (9.68%) Logistics
2 3 (9.68%) SDLC
2 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (9.68%) Workflow
3 2 (6.45%) CRM
3 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
3 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
3 2 (6.45%) Data Strategy
3 2 (6.45%) ETL
3 2 (6.45%) Information Architecture
3 2 (6.45%) OO
3 2 (6.45%) OOP
3 2 (6.45%) Project Management
3 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
3 2 (6.45%) Software Delivery
3 2 (6.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) Java
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) C
2 2 (6.45%) C++
2 2 (6.45%) Go
2 2 (6.45%) Perl
2 2 (6.45%) Python
3 1 (3.23%) ABAP
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) MCITP
3 1 (3.23%) MCSA
3 1 (3.23%) MCSE
3 1 (3.23%) MCTS
3 1 (3.23%) PhD
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) vCloud
2 1 (3.23%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Consul
1 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (3.23%) Packer
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
1 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 3 (9.68%) SAP
4 2 (6.45%) JD Edwards
4 2 (6.45%) TIBCO
4 2 (6.45%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) Workday
5 1 (3.23%) 3PAR
5 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.23%) Google
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Hyperion
5 1 (3.23%) Informatica
5 1 (3.23%) WSO2