Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Solihull during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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
West Midlands > Solihull
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 20 21
Rank change year-on-year +14 +1 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 29 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 14.80% 6.90% 5.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.18% 7.38% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 5
Solihull median daily rate £550 £469 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.33% +44.23% -7.14%
10th Percentile £401 £357 £289
90th Percentile £588 £525 £393
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate £42.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year +46.15% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull. 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
Solihull
Contract vacancies in Solihull with a recognized job title 191 244 304
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.45% 93.49% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 54 104
Solihull median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +7.14% +4.87%
10th Percentile £252 £161 £250
90th Percentile £575 £568 £471
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 8
Solihull median hourly rate £22.68 £13.00 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +74.46% -57.72% +39.77%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £15.18
90th Percentile £48.75 £14.50 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £15.92 £17.00
% change year-on-year +9.92% -6.35% +5.72%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Solihull

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Solihull

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Solihull over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Solihull

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Solihull

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Solihull region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 14 (48.28%) SAP
2 11 (37.93%) SAP IS-U
3 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (27.59%) ABAP
3 8 (27.59%) Business Process Mapping
4 7 (24.14%) SQL
4 7 (24.14%) CRM
5 6 (20.69%) Billing
6 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (13.79%) Windows
8 3 (10.34%) Linux
8 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
8 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.34%) SAP BW
8 3 (10.34%) Migration
8 3 (10.34%) SAP Smart Forms
9 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
9 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
9 2 (6.90%) OOD
9 2 (6.90%) C#
9 2 (6.90%) Java
9 2 (6.90%) .NET
9 2 (6.90%) Oracle
9 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
9 2 (6.90%) OO
9 2 (6.90%) Python

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 11 (37.93%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (3.45%) BPCS
3 1 (3.45%) Maximo
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (3.45%) SAP MM
3 1 (3.45%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (6.90%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (6.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) FTP
1 1 (3.45%) MPLS
1 1 (3.45%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SAP BW
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (3.45%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (20.69%) Billing
2 1 (3.45%) Automotive
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) SAP Smart Forms
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) EDI
3 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) AS400
1 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.45%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.45%) OS/400
4 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Business Process Mapping
1 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (24.14%) CRM
3 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) OO
5 2 (6.90%) OOD
5 2 (6.90%) SDLC
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.45%) Analytics
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.45%) ERP
6 1 (3.45%) ETL
6 1 (3.45%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) ABAP
2 7 (24.14%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) C#
4 2 (6.90%) Java
4 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.90%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.45%) RPG
5 1 (3.45%) RPG IV
5 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Docker
1 2 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) SAP
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) IBM