Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Management Consultant was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Management Consultant
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 752 758 717
Rank change year-on-year +6 -41 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Management Consultant 132 141 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 86 112
UK median daily rate £488 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% - -
10th Percentile £395 £345 £375
90th Percentile £675 £681 £836
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +7.89% -5.00% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
UK median hourly rate £29.18 - £12.50
10th Percentile £22.38 - £10.85
90th Percentile £46.00 - £50.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 - £60.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97824 99914 107019
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64542 65150 68083
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.04% +4.53% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2932 3310 4089
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year - -1.52% +9.96%

Management Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Management Consultant.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Management Consultant in the UK

Management Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Management Consultant over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Management Consultant in the UK

Management Consultant
Top 13 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +10 116 £500 -9.09% 16
UK excluding London +36 64 £513 +7.89% 4
London -44 56 £475 -13.64% 13
South East +15 20 £538 -6.52% 2
North of England +73 15 £438 -2.78% 1
South West +14 11 £465 +3.33%
North West +9 9 £375 -16.67%
East of England -10 8 £488 -18.75%
Midlands +18 7 £519 +15.28%
Yorkshire +29 6 £450 -
West Midlands +24 5 £588 +34.29%
Scotland -10 4 £500 +1.01% 1
East Midlands -7 1 £488 -

Management Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 32 (24.24%) Identity Access Management
2 20 (15.15%) Change Management
3 19 (14.39%) Finance
3 19 (14.39%) Migration
3 19 (14.39%) SAP
4 16 (12.12%) Microsoft
4 16 (12.12%) Service Management
4 16 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (9.85%) Project Management
6 12 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (8.33%) Active Directory
7 11 (8.33%) ITIL
8 10 (7.58%) Data Management
8 10 (7.58%) Banking
8 10 (7.58%) Privileged Access Management
9 9 (6.82%) Business Change Management
9 9 (6.82%) Business Transformation
9 9 (6.82%) ServiceNow
10 8 (6.06%) Information Security
10 8 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (6.06%) ITSM
10 8 (6.06%) Identity Management
10 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (6.06%) PMO
11 7 (5.30%) Security Cleared
11 7 (5.30%) Risk Management
11 7 (5.30%) Microsoft Excel
12 6 (4.55%) Windows
12 6 (4.55%) Oracle

Management Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (1.52%) SAS
1 2 (1.52%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.76%) Confluence
2 1 (0.76%) JBoss
2 1 (0.76%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (5.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.76%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.52%) ION MarketView
3 2 (1.52%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.52%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.76%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.76%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.76%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.76%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.76%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.76%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.76%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.76%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.76%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.76%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.55%) Office 365
3 3 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.52%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.76%) BlueKai
5 1 (0.76%) G Suite
5 1 (0.76%) IaaS
5 1 (0.76%) PaaS
5 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.27%) Internet
1 3 (2.27%) LAN
2 2 (1.52%) DNS
2 2 (1.52%) HTTP
2 2 (1.52%) LDAP
2 2 (1.52%) SMS
2 2 (1.52%) SNMP
2 2 (1.52%) WAN
3 1 (0.76%) Broadband
3 1 (0.76%) DHCP
3 1 (0.76%) Firewall
3 1 (0.76%) LTE
3 1 (0.76%) MPLS
3 1 (0.76%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (0.76%) SSH
3 1 (0.76%) SSL
3 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.52%) Data Mining
1 2 (1.52%) SAP HANA
2 1 (0.76%) Base SAS
2 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.76%) Data Lake
2 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.76%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (0.76%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (0.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (1.52%) MSI
2 1 (0.76%) JIRA
General
1 19 (14.39%) Finance
2 10 (7.58%) Banking
3 5 (3.79%) Investment Banking
3 5 (3.79%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (3.79%) Retail
3 5 (3.79%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.27%) Electronics
4 3 (2.27%) Publishing
5 2 (1.52%) Advertising
5 2 (1.52%) Billing
5 2 (1.52%) Legal
5 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.52%) Marketing
5 2 (1.52%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Back Office
6 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.76%) Front Office
6 1 (0.76%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.76%) Law
6 1 (0.76%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.52%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.76%) Ajax
2 1 (0.76%) EDI
2 1 (0.76%) HTML
2 1 (0.76%) IDoc
2 1 (0.76%) J2EE
2 1 (0.76%) JSON
2 1 (0.76%) Middleware
2 1 (0.76%) SAML
2 1 (0.76%) Spring
2 1 (0.76%) Web Services
2 1 (0.76%) XML
2 1 (0.76%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.27%) FMCG
2 3 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.52%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (1.52%) NHS
3 2 (1.52%) Online Banking
4 1 (0.76%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.76%) iPhone
4 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.76%) PKI
4 1 (0.76%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.76%) Reinsurance
4 1 (0.76%) Social Media
4 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.55%) Windows
2 2 (1.52%) VMS
3 1 (0.76%) Android
3 1 (0.76%) Linux
3 1 (0.76%) Unix
3 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.24%) Identity Access Management
2 20 (15.15%) Change Management
3 19 (14.39%) Migration
4 16 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (12.12%) Service Management
5 13 (9.85%) Project Management
6 11 (8.33%) ITIL
7 10 (7.58%) Data Management
7 10 (7.58%) Privileged Access Management
8 9 (6.82%) Business Change Management
8 9 (6.82%) Business Transformation
9 8 (6.06%) Identity Management
9 8 (6.06%) Information Security
9 8 (6.06%) ITSM
9 8 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (5.30%) Risk Management
11 6 (4.55%) Asset Management
11 6 (4.55%) Lean Six Sigma
11 6 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.52%) ABAP
1 2 (1.52%) PowerShell
1 2 (1.52%) VBScript
2 1 (0.76%) C#
2 1 (0.76%) Java
2 1 (0.76%) Perl
2 1 (0.76%) Python
2 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (5.30%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.55%) Degree
3 4 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.27%) CISSP
4 3 (2.27%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) CCDE
5 1 (0.76%) CISA
5 1 (0.76%) CISM
5 1 (0.76%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.76%) MBA
5 1 (0.76%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.06%) PMO
2 3 (2.27%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.27%) QA
3 2 (1.52%) GDPR
3 2 (1.52%) SLA
4 1 (0.76%) GCP
4 1 (0.76%) GxP
4 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.03%) SCCM
2 3 (2.27%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (1.52%) ThinApp
4 1 (0.76%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.76%) MIIS
4 1 (0.76%) PowerBroker
4 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 19 (14.39%) SAP
2 16 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.82%) ServiceNow
4 6 (4.55%) CyberArk
4 6 (4.55%) Oracle
5 3 (2.27%) Adobe
5 3 (2.27%) IBM
6 2 (1.52%) Altiris
6 2 (1.52%) ForgeRock
6 2 (1.52%) Google
6 2 (1.52%) HP
6 2 (1.52%) Planview
6 2 (1.52%) Qualys
6 2 (1.52%) Splunk
7 1 (0.76%) Ariba
7 1 (0.76%) BMC
7 1 (0.76%) CA
7 1 (0.76%) Citrix
7 1 (0.76%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.76%) Varonis