The median contractor rate for a Management Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Management Consultant
England / South East
Rank 240 245 246
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Management Consultant 13 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.23% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 6
Median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £404 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £530 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £14.50 -
% change year-on-year +217.24% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7328 8762 9391
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.03% 95.01% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4152 5355 5022
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 377 459
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +7.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.45 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Management Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Management Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Management Consultant in the South East

Management Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Management Consultant in the South East

Management Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Management Consultant in the South East over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Management Consultant in the South East

Management Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Management Consultant in the South East

Management Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Management Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Berkshire +29 10 £400 -15.78%
Hampshire +11 2 - -
Surrey +5 1 £600 +20.00% 1
Management Consultant
England

Management Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Management 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 South East region featuring Management Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (38.89%) Service Management
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) SAP
2 5 (27.78%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) Change Management
3 4 (22.22%) PMP
3 4 (22.22%) Six Sigma
3 4 (22.22%) COBIT
3 4 (22.22%) SAP IS-U
3 4 (22.22%) MSF
3 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (16.67%) IT Governance
4 3 (16.67%) Operations Management
4 3 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (16.67%) MOF
4 3 (16.67%) PMI Certification
4 3 (16.67%) ITSM
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) Line Management
5 2 (11.11%) Coaching
5 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) Virtual Team
6 1 (5.56%) Privileged Access Management
6 1 (5.56%) Snow
6 1 (5.56%) SAP PSCD
6 1 (5.56%) Revenue Management
6 1 (5.56%) PaaS
6 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared

Management Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (5.56%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (5.56%) SAP ERP
2 1 (5.56%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.56%) SAP BW
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (5.56%) Automotive
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) General Ledger
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Virtual Team
2 1 (5.56%) e-Learning
2 1 (5.56%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
1 7 (38.89%) Service Management
2 5 (27.78%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) Change Management
3 4 (22.22%) MSF
3 4 (22.22%) Six Sigma
4 3 (16.67%) IT Governance
4 3 (16.67%) ITSM
4 3 (16.67%) MOF
4 3 (16.67%) Operations Management
4 3 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (11.11%) Coaching
5 2 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (11.11%) Line Management
6 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.56%) Data Management
6 1 (5.56%) Information Management
6 1 (5.56%) Presales
6 1 (5.56%) Privileged Access Management
6 1 (5.56%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
1 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) PMP
2 3 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) CCA
4 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) MCP
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) COBIT
1 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) AirWatch
1 1 (5.56%) SCSM
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) CyberArk
3 1 (5.56%) Snow
3 1 (5.56%) webMethods