The median contractor rate for a Support Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 3 months to 28 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.

Support Consultant
England / Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 179 161
Rank change year-on-year +21 -18  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.11% 0.021% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.022% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £475 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +0.69% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £23.85 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3494 4494 3838
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 94.64% 95.07% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6969 9554 8548
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 485 505 776
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £10.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £38.75 £31.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Midlands - 2 £375 - 1
West Midlands +25 1 £475 - 1
Support Consultant
England

Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (25.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Coaching
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) BMC
1 1 (25.00%) Unit4 Business World
1 1 (25.00%) SAP SD

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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP SD
1 1 (25.00%) Unit4 Business World
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) BMC
1 1 (25.00%) SAP