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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 24 18 34
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 7 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.78% 4.27% 4.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.89% 4.95% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 7
Average daily rate
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£456 - £360
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 - £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -
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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
180 101 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 97.30% 86.32% 91.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 48 131
Average daily rate £500 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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

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Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 September 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 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Essbase
2 4 (28.57%) Jython
2 4 (28.57%) Hyperion
2 4 (28.57%) DRM
2 4 (28.57%) QA
2 4 (28.57%) Data Integration
2 4 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (21.43%) SDLC
3 3 (21.43%) Change Control
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Banking
4 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) UNIX
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Workflow
4 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.14%) Malware Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
5 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.14%) Use Case
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Essbase
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Integration
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) DRM
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
1 4 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (21.43%) SDLC
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Change Control
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITSM
4 1 (7.14%) Data Security
4 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security
4 1 (7.14%) Low Latency
4 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Jython
2 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Snort
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Hyperion
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.14%) McAfee
3 1 (7.14%) F5
3 1 (7.14%) ScanSafe