The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wolverhampton during the 3 months to 24 June 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 / Wolverhampton
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 6 10
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wolverhampton 2.94% 10.87% 4.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.85% 11.36% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £375 £325 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -33.67%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.55% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 £49.95 £47.50
% change year-on-year +6.10% +5.15%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wolverhampton. 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
Wolverhampton
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 26 44 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wolverhampton 76.47% 95.65% 97.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 29 33
Median daily rate £350 £310 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% +12.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £12.07 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -45.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Wolverhampton

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Wolverhampton

Consultant Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Wolverhampton region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (40.00%) Information Security Management
1 2 (40.00%) Security Management
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) IT Governance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (40.00%) ISMS
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (40.00%) Records Management
2 1 (20.00%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Sage 200
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (20.00%) Sage

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wolverhampton 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 (20.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (20.00%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Sage 200
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security Management
1 2 (40.00%) ISMS
1 2 (40.00%) IT Governance
1 2 (40.00%) Records Management
1 2 (40.00%) Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Hyperion
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Sage