The median contractor rate for a Technical Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 3 months to 27 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.

Technical Consultant
England / Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 29 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.00% 1.61% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 1.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £475 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 95 174 155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 95.00% 93.55% 92.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 114 58
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £350 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £125.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands that featured Technical Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Consultant in the Midlands

Technical Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Consultant in the Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Technical 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 Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) HPUX
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) EDI
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) BMC
2 1 (25.00%) JDA
2 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) GIS
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Document Management
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (25.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Infor
2 1 (25.00%) PaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) People Management
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Delivery

Technical 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) GIS
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) EDI
1 1 (25.00%) IDoc
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) HPUX
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (25.00%) Document Management
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) People Management
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) ABAP
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) BMC
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Infor
2 1 (25.00%) JDA
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
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