Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Solihull during the 6 months to 26 July 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
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 19 12
Rank change year-on-year -1 -7 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 6 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 3.41% 7.72% 7.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.57% 8.19% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Solihull median daily rate £500 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +3.33% +6.99%
10th Percentile £383 £301 £153
90th Percentile £515 £426 £416
West Midlands median daily rate £470 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +10.59% - +3.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate £45.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year +38.46% - -

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 168 281 150
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 95.45% 94.30% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 98 76
Solihull median daily rate £340 £350 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -5.72% +11.65%
10th Percentile £207 £213 £213
90th Percentile £475 £483 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.32% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 10
Solihull median hourly rate £28.50 £13.87 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.48% -18.41% -22.20%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.80 £9.18
90th Percentile £55.31 £15.25 £37.63
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.75 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.67% -14.29% +9.38%

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 26 July 2017.

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 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 2 (33.33%) BPCS
1 2 (33.33%) ERP
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) OS/400
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Automotive
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (33.33%) RPG
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
2 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
2 1 (16.67%) ProxySG
2 1 (16.67%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) iSeries
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) AS400
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) IBM

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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) BPCS
2 1 (16.67%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 2 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) AS400
1 1 (16.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) OS/400
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ERP
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) RPG
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
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