The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 12 21 32
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 6 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 6.98% 4.02% 3.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.50% 4.64% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 7
Average daily rate
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£469 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £435 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £425 £409
% change year-on-year
+1.41% +3.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -36.70%
Consultant
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
80 151 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 93.02% 86.78% 93.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 94 233
Average daily rate £525 £525 £525
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £200 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £750 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Average hourly rate - £23.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the Canary Wharf region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title.

1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Flash
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) SAS
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Adobe
4 2 (20.00%) Shockwave
4 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Games
4 2 (20.00%) Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) Flash Games
4 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 2 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) SiteCatalyst
4 2 (20.00%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) C
5 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) SAS
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Shockwave
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (10.00%) SAP FI-AP
2 1 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (10.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (10.00%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Games
2 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Flash
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Flash Games
2 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (10.00%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Time Management
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) VCP4
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) PMP
1 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe
1 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) CA
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) SAP