Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Warwickshire during the 6 months to 17 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.

Consultant
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 14 25
Rank change year-on-year -1 +11 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 55 58 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 8.70% 6.64% 5.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.43% 7.05% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 37 14
Warwickshire median daily rate £450 £425 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -6.85% +7.35%
10th Percentile £256 £328 £412
90th Percentile £505 £577 £543
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £425 £430
% change year-on-year +11.76% -1.16% +6.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warwickshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year +46.15% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire. 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
Warwickshire
Contract vacancies in Warwickshire with a recognized job title 583 823 625
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.25% 94.16% 91.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 517 334
Warwickshire median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £190 £224 £207
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 66 57
Warwickshire median hourly rate £30.50 £17.97 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.73% -20.13% +45.16%
10th Percentile £17.70 £10.00 £13.62
90th Percentile £34.50 £37.03 £33.55
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.13 £15.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year +14.17% -9.64% +2.72%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Warwickshire

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Warwickshire

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Warwickshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Warwickshire

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Warwickshire

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Warwickshire region over the 6 months to 17 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
Warwick +5 17 £483 +13.53%
Leamington Spa -3 6 £325 -10.34%
Stratford-upon-Avon +7 5 £500 -9.09%
Atherstone - 4 £215 -
Gaydon - 1 - -
Consultant
West Midlands

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Warwickshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 15 (27.27%) Oracle
2 13 (23.64%) IBM
2 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (20.00%) Server Hardening
4 10 (18.18%) Oracle Utilities
4 10 (18.18%) AppScan
4 10 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (18.18%) Windows
4 10 (18.18%) AIX
5 9 (16.36%) Active Directory
6 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
6 8 (14.55%) Migration
7 7 (12.73%) PowerShell
7 7 (12.73%) Change Management
7 7 (12.73%) Linux
7 7 (12.73%) Java
7 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
7 7 (12.73%) LDAP
7 7 (12.73%) Black Duck
7 7 (12.73%) Liferay
7 7 (12.73%) Jenkins
8 6 (10.91%) Firewall
9 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (9.09%) Finance
9 5 (9.09%) Maximo
9 5 (9.09%) Replication
9 5 (9.09%) DHCP
9 5 (9.09%) DNS
9 5 (9.09%) SAP
9 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 7 (12.73%) Liferay
2 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.27%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.45%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.82%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Oracle Utilities
2 5 (9.09%) Maximo
3 2 (3.64%) ResourceLink
4 1 (1.82%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.82%) SAP HCM
4 1 (1.82%) SAP HR
4 1 (1.82%) SAP PA-EC
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Office 365
2 3 (5.45%) IBM SmartCloud
2 3 (5.45%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (3.64%) IaaS
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.64%) PaaS
3 2 (3.64%) SaaS
4 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.82%) Route 53
4 1 (1.82%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) LDAP
2 6 (10.91%) Firewall
3 5 (9.09%) DHCP
3 5 (9.09%) DNS
4 3 (5.45%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (5.45%) IOS XR
4 3 (5.45%) LAN
4 3 (5.45%) WAN
5 2 (3.64%) DMZ
5 2 (3.64%) VLAN
5 2 (3.64%) VPN
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.82%) Intranet
6 1 (1.82%) Network Security
6 1 (1.82%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.82%) MySQL
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (18.18%) AppScan
2 7 (12.73%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.82%) GitLab
4 1 (1.82%) JIRA
4 1 (1.82%) JMeter
4 1 (1.82%) Selenium
4 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Automotive
2 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Advertising
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.82%) CSS
2 1 (1.82%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.82%) HTML
2 1 (1.82%) JSON
2 1 (1.82%) Middleware
2 1 (1.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Replication
2 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) AIX
1 10 (18.18%) Windows
2 7 (12.73%) Linux
3 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.82%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.00%) Server Hardening
3 10 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (14.55%) Migration
5 7 (12.73%) Change Management
6 5 (9.09%) Task Automation
7 4 (7.27%) DevOps
8 3 (5.45%) CRM
8 3 (5.45%) Network Optimisation
9 2 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.64%) High Availability
9 2 (3.64%) Information Security
9 2 (3.64%) Information Security Management
9 2 (3.64%) Process Improvement
9 2 (3.64%) Project Management
9 2 (3.64%) Security Management
9 2 (3.64%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (3.64%) Workflow
10 1 (1.82%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.73%) Java
1 7 (12.73%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.82%) C
2 1 (1.82%) C#
2 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.82%) Perl
2 1 (1.82%) Python
2 1 (1.82%) Ruby
2 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.82%) GDPR
2 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (16.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.45%) Firmware
3 1 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 4 (7.27%) Netcool
2 2 (3.64%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (3.64%) Puppet
3 1 (1.82%) Ansible
3 1 (1.82%) Consul
3 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.82%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.82%) Packer
3 1 (1.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (27.27%) Oracle
2 13 (23.64%) IBM
3 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
4 7 (12.73%) Black Duck
5 5 (9.09%) SAP
6 4 (7.27%) Cisco
7 3 (5.45%) SonicWALL
8 2 (3.64%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.64%) Kronos
8 2 (3.64%) NGA Human Resources
8 2 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.82%) Adobe
9 1 (1.82%) CyberArk
9 1 (1.82%) Dell
9 1 (1.82%) Google
9 1 (1.82%) HP
9 1 (1.82%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.82%) Trillium
9 1 (1.82%) WSO2