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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 21 17 40
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 3 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.70% 7.14% 2.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.09% 7.51% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £550 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £398 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £583 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £436 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.33 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+28.92% -43.12%
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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
97 173 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 87.39% 95.05% 95.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 119 237
Average daily rate £430 £528 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.56% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £375 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £800 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £21.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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

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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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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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Content Management
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) ION Trading
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
4 1 (12.50%) IIS
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
4 1 (12.50%) Market Risk
4 1 (12.50%) SCCM
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) Social Media
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Analysis

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Market Risk
1 1 (12.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Content Management
1 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) OOD
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe
1 1 (12.50%) Bloomberg
1 1 (12.50%) VMware
1 1 (12.50%) ION Trading