Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Sales Consultant was £515 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 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.

Sales Consultant
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 876 877 845
Rank change year-on-year +1 -32 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Sales Consultant 20 9 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.009% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.009% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 40
UK median daily rate £515 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.36% +22.22% -
10th Percentile £413 £430 £424
90th Percentile £650 £680 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £558 - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 97695 99488 108685
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.75% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64489 64865 69136
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 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2905 3326 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.93 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.45 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Sales Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Sales Consultant in the UK

Sales Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sales Consultant in the UK

Sales Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sales Consultant over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sales Consultant in the UK

Sales Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sales Consultant in the UK

Sales Consultant
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sales Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 24 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 +5 20 £515 -6.36% 11
London +1 15 £450 -20.00% 5
UK excluding London +36 5 £558 - 7
Midlands - 3 £495 - 1
North of England +58 2 £600 - 1
North West +30 2 £600 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £495 - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -

Sales Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Sales 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 Sales Consultant in the job title.

1 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) CRM
3 4 (20.00%) Siebel
3 4 (20.00%) Coaching
4 3 (15.00%) Siebel CRM
4 3 (15.00%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
4 3 (15.00%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Java
4 3 (15.00%) Marketing
4 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Confluence
5 2 (10.00%) SAP Retail
5 2 (10.00%) JIRA
5 2 (10.00%) SAP ERP
5 2 (10.00%) Atlassian
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Banking
5 2 (10.00%) Retail
5 2 (10.00%) Law
5 2 (10.00%) Legal
5 2 (10.00%) Windows
5 2 (10.00%) Linux
5 2 (10.00%) SAP
5 2 (10.00%) ERP
5 2 (10.00%) SAP CAR
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps
5 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS

Sales 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 (10.00%) Confluence
1 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Siebel CRM
2 2 (10.00%) SAP CAR
2 2 (10.00%) SAP ERP
2 2 (10.00%) SAP Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle CX
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Broadband
1 1 (5.00%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (15.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Law
2 2 (10.00%) Legal
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Front Office
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) Kafka
1 1 (5.00%) REST
1 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (5.00%) Derivative
1 1 (5.00%) OTC Derivatives
1 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) CRM
2 4 (20.00%) Coaching
3 3 (15.00%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
3 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (15.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps
4 2 (10.00%) ERP
5 1 (5.00%) Active Listening
5 1 (5.00%) Case Management
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Client Onboarding
5 1 (5.00%) Customer Segmentation
5 1 (5.00%) Gamification
5 1 (5.00%) Presales
5 1 (5.00%) Prototyping
5 1 (5.00%) Social Listening
5 1 (5.00%) Social Media Management
5 1 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) Groovy
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.00%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Terraform
2 1 (5.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Siebel
3 2 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) Pardot
4 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.00%) VMware