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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 18 33 50
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 4 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.64% 3.55% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.12% 3.85% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £575 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.82% +41.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £19.17 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -50.84%
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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
97 182 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 88.18% 92.39% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 115 277
Average daily rate £425 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £320 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% -14.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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

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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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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) Social Media
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
4 1 (12.50%) IIS
4 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) SOA

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Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Social Media
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Content Management
1 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) OOD
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) PeopleCode
1 1 (12.50%) SQR
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe
1 1 (12.50%) Bloomberg
1 1 (12.50%) VMware
1 1 (12.50%) ION Trading