The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Solihull during the 3 months to 25 April 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.

Consultant
West Midlands / Solihull
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 15 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 2 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 2.15% 7.35% 7.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 7.81% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £500 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £445 £431
% change year-on-year +2.80% +3.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +2.22% +24.13%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull. 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
Solihull
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 78 128 78
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 83.87% 94.12% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 48 40
Median daily rate £335 £370 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.45% +8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £225 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £503 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Median hourly rate - £13.87 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -53.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year -2.77% +8.43%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

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 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 25 April 2017, 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 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Supply Chain Management
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (18.18%) Smart Meter
3 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
3 2 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Automotive
4 1 (9.09%) RPG
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
4 1 (9.09%) ProxySG
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) OS/400
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (9.09%) BPCS
3 1 (9.09%) Demantra
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle ASCP
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (18.18%) Smart Meter
2 1 (9.09%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Supply Chain Management
2 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Data Transformation
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) RPG
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Juniper
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow