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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 19 29 42
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 4 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.51% 4.98% 2.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.08% 5.42% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 4
Average daily rate
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- £380 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.31% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £35.15
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -21.76%
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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
98 203 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 85.96% 91.86% 92.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 139 213
Average daily rate £450 £485 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.21% -11.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 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 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Content Management
3 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 4 (25.00%) Social Media
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (25.00%) Adobe
4 3 (18.75%) Intranet
4 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
4 3 (18.75%) CMS
4 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
4 3 (18.75%) Degree
4 3 (18.75%) Video Editing
4 3 (18.75%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (12.50%) Marketing
5 2 (12.50%) MiFID
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle
6 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
6 1 (6.25%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (6.25%) Web Services
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) CCIE

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (18.75%) CMS
3 1 (6.25%) LiveLink
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Intranet
2 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (6.25%) Base SAS
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dreamweaver
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
4 2 (12.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Social Media
2 3 (18.75%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Content Management
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) ETL
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PeopleCode
2 1 (6.25%) SQR
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) CCIE
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Adobe
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Open Text
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) IBM