Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Consultant was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 21 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.

Support Consultant
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 229 258 211
Rank change year-on-year +29 -47 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 14 5 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.17% 0.051% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.054% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Midlands median daily rate £488 £388 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.81% -4.26% +12.43%
10th Percentile £384 £324 £330
90th Percentile £500 £461 £473
England median daily rate £350 £358 £375
% change year-on-year -2.10% -4.67% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £27.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +85.00% +2.11%

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 7797 9280 8004
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 95.39% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4873 5638 4625
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £216 £235 £215
90th Percentile £550 £551 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 370 367 455
Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -0.40% -2.84%
10th Percentile £10.11 £10.00 £10.20
90th Percentile £45.00 £39.50 £37.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Support Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Consultant in the Midlands

Support Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Consultant in the Midlands

Support Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Consultant in the Midlands over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Consultant in the Midlands

Support 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 Support Consultant in the Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Consultant in the Midlands

Support 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 Support Consultant within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 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
East Midlands +6 9 £350 +7.69%
West Midlands +23 3 £475 +5.56% 3
Support Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Support 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 Support Consultant in the job title.

1 9 (64.29%) SAP
2 4 (28.57%) SAP ERP
2 4 (28.57%) ABAP
2 4 (28.57%) ERP
2 4 (28.57%) Data Management
3 3 (21.43%) JDA
3 3 (21.43%) SAP Portal
4 2 (14.29%) SAP Fiori
4 2 (14.29%) Banking
4 2 (14.29%) Retail
4 2 (14.29%) SAP SD
4 2 (14.29%) SAP FI
4 2 (14.29%) Finance
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) BMC
4 2 (14.29%) SAP Travel Management
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) Windows
5 1 (7.14%) MCSE
5 1 (7.14%) MCSA
5 1 (7.14%) Cognos
5 1 (7.14%) LAN
5 1 (7.14%) WAN
5 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
5 1 (7.14%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (7.14%) SAN

Support 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 3 (21.43%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) SAP ERP
2 2 (14.29%) SAP FI
2 2 (14.29%) SAP SD
2 2 (14.29%) SAP Travel Management
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (7.14%) SAP CO
3 1 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (7.14%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) LSMW
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (7.14%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Data Management
1 4 (28.57%) ERP
2 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
2 1 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Order to Cash
2 1 (7.14%) Record to Report
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) ABAP
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) BC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) MCSA
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) SAP
2 3 (21.43%) JDA
3 2 (14.29%) BMC
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Cognos
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) VMware