The median contractor rate for a Management Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Management Consultant
UK
Rank 542 531 521
Rank change year-on-year -11 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Management Consultant 67 110 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.22% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 63 45
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £390 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +217.24% -  
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42399 50658 50465
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.80% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27502 32772 30486
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1497 1585 2011
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.44 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
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

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

Job vacancy trend for Management Consultant in the UK

Management Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Management Consultant in the UK

Management Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Management Consultant over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Management Consultant in the UK

Management Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Management Consultant in the UK

Management Consultant
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England +5 63 £500 - 20
London +10 30 £550 +8.64% 16
South East +18 13 £475 -5.00% 1
Berkshire +27 10 £400 -15.78%
Reading +25 8 £363 -34.09%
East of England 0 8 £500 +21.21% 2
Yorkshire +16 4 - -
West Yorkshire +16 4 - -
Leeds +13 4 - -
South West +3 4 - - 1
Wiltshire +2 4 - -
Swindon -1 4 - -
Bedfordshire - 4 £450 -
Hertfordshire +3 3 £650 +100.00%
North West +26 2 £418 +1.21%
West Midlands +11 2 £475 -26.21%
Hampshire +8 2 - -
City of London +2 2 £475 +11.76% 1
Durham -2 2 - -
North East -12 2 - -
South Wales - 2 £575 -
Wales - 2 £575 -
Cardiff - 2 £575 -
Dunstable - 2 - -
Bromley - 2 £400 -
Croydon - 2 - -
Manchester +14 1 £450 +50.00%
Surrey +10 1 £600 +20.00%
Coventry +2 1 - -
Bracknell -7 1 - -

Management Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 featuring Management Consultant in the job title.

1 35 (26.72%) SAP
2 23 (17.56%) Finance
3 15 (11.45%) Service Management
3 15 (11.45%) Project Management
4 13 (9.92%) Change Management
4 13 (9.92%) Oracle
4 13 (9.92%) Data Management
5 12 (9.16%) ITIL
5 12 (9.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (9.16%) Identity Access Management
6 11 (8.40%) Java
6 11 (8.40%) SC Cleared
6 11 (8.40%) Security Cleared
7 9 (6.87%) Performance Management
7 9 (6.87%) SAP IS-U
7 9 (6.87%) Use Case
7 9 (6.87%) Application Performance Management
8 8 (6.11%) AppDynamics
8 8 (6.11%) PMI Certification
9 7 (5.34%) PMP
9 7 (5.34%) Microsoft
9 7 (5.34%) SQL
9 7 (5.34%) Telecoms
9 7 (5.34%) Asset Management
9 7 (5.34%) Business Analysis
9 7 (5.34%) Degree
9 7 (5.34%) WFM
9 7 (5.34%) Data Quality
10 6 (4.58%) Investment Management
10 6 (4.58%) Agile Software Development

Management Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 (1.53%) Confluence
1 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.76%) CMS
2 1 (0.76%) SAS
2 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.76%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (6.87%) SAP IS-U
2 6 (4.58%) SAP CO
2 6 (4.58%) SAP FI
2 6 (4.58%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (3.05%) SAP WM
4 2 (1.53%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.53%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (1.53%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.53%) SAP MRS
4 2 (1.53%) SAP PSCD
4 2 (1.53%) SAP Travel Management
5 1 (0.76%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.76%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.76%) SAP EM
5 1 (0.76%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.76%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.76%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.76%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.76%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.76%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.53%) IaaS
2 2 (1.53%) Office 365
2 2 (1.53%) PaaS
3 1 (0.76%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.29%) LDAP
2 1 (0.76%) DNS
2 1 (0.76%) Extranet
2 1 (0.76%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.76%) Internet
2 1 (0.76%) Intranet
2 1 (0.76%) LAN
2 1 (0.76%) Skype
2 1 (0.76%) SMS
2 1 (0.76%) SSL
2 1 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (2.29%) SAP BW
1 3 (2.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.53%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.53%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.76%) Kalido
3 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.53%) JIRA
1 2 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.76%) Lombardi
2 1 (0.76%) LSMW
2 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (17.56%) Finance
2 7 (5.34%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.05%) Billing
3 4 (3.05%) Retail
4 2 (1.53%) Banking
4 2 (1.53%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.53%) Japanese Language
5 1 (0.76%) Automotive
5 1 (0.76%) French Language
5 1 (0.76%) German Language
5 1 (0.76%) Law
5 1 (0.76%) Legal
5 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.76%) Marketing
5 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.05%) .NET
2 2 (1.53%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.53%) CSS
2 2 (1.53%) HTML
2 2 (1.53%) J2EE
2 2 (1.53%) SAP TM
2 2 (1.53%) SAP XI
2 2 (1.53%) Spring
2 2 (1.53%) Spring Security
2 2 (1.53%) XML
3 1 (0.76%) Dojo
3 1 (0.76%) jQuery
3 1 (0.76%) JSP
3 1 (0.76%) Servlets
3 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 1 (0.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.29%) Data Structures
2 3 (2.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.53%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.53%) PMI
3 2 (1.53%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.76%) AS400
4 1 (0.76%) BYOD
4 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.76%) DataPower
4 1 (0.76%) e-Learning
4 1 (0.76%) FMCG
4 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.76%) iPad
4 1 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.76%) PKI
4 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.29%) Windows
2 2 (1.53%) Unix
2 2 (1.53%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.76%) Linux
3 1 (0.76%) Solaris
3 1 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (11.45%) Project Management
1 15 (11.45%) Service Management
2 13 (9.92%) Change Management
2 13 (9.92%) Data Management
3 12 (9.16%) Identity Access Management
3 12 (9.16%) ITIL
3 12 (9.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (6.87%) Application Performance Management
4 9 (6.87%) Performance Management
4 9 (6.87%) Use Case
5 7 (5.34%) Asset Management
5 7 (5.34%) Business Analysis
5 7 (5.34%) WFM
6 6 (4.58%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (4.58%) CRM
6 6 (4.58%) ETL
6 6 (4.58%) Investment Management
6 6 (4.58%) Risk Management
6 6 (4.58%) Six Sigma
7 5 (3.82%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.40%) Java
2 7 (5.34%) SQL
3 4 (3.05%) ABAP
4 3 (2.29%) C
4 3 (2.29%) C#
5 2 (1.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.53%) VB
5 2 (1.53%) VBA
6 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.76%) Perl
6 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.76%) Python
6 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (8.40%) SC Cleared
1 11 (8.40%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.11%) PMI Certification
3 7 (5.34%) Degree
3 7 (5.34%) PMP
4 5 (3.82%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.29%) SAP Certification
6 2 (1.53%) ACCA
6 2 (1.53%) CCA
6 2 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.76%) APMG
7 1 (0.76%) APMP
7 1 (0.76%) CCNA
7 1 (0.76%) CCNP
7 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.76%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.76%) MCP
7 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.76%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.76%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.34%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.05%) COBIT
2 4 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (2.29%) QA
4 2 (1.53%) IFRS
5 1 (0.76%) GxP
5 1 (0.76%) PMO
5 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.53%) Docker
3 1 (0.76%) IAG
3 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.29%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.53%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.53%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.76%) Core Impact
3 1 (0.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.76%) SCSM
3 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 35 (26.72%) SAP
2 13 (9.92%) Oracle
3 8 (6.11%) AppDynamics
4 7 (5.34%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.05%) Syclo
6 3 (2.29%) IBM
6 3 (2.29%) Informatica
6 3 (2.29%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.29%) Remedy
7 2 (1.53%) Adobe
7 2 (1.53%) Apple
7 2 (1.53%) BMC
7 2 (1.53%) CA
7 2 (1.53%) CyberArk
7 2 (1.53%) LANDesk
7 2 (1.53%) Microgen
7 2 (1.53%) Qualys
7 2 (1.53%) VMware
7 2 (1.53%) webMethods
8 1 (0.76%) Nintex
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