The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Canary Wharf region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 16 32 38
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 6 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.96% 5.02% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.66% 5.43% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 6
Average daily rate
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£500 £380 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £423 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.59% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -15.38%
Job Titles Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106 258 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 87.60% 92.47% 93.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 188 202
Average daily rate £450 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 6
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -7.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Consultant
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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
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Content Management
3 4 (22.22%) Banking
3 4 (22.22%) Social Media
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 4 (22.22%) Adobe
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) Intranet
4 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 3 (16.67%) CMS
4 3 (16.67%) Marketing
4 3 (16.67%) Degree
4 3 (16.67%) Video Editing
4 3 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 3 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (11.11%) MiFID
5 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Base SAS
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (11.11%) Middleware
5 2 (11.11%) CRM
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) Web Services
5 2 (11.11%) ETL
5 2 (11.11%) SAS
6 1 (5.56%) Dreamweaver

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (16.67%) CMS
3 2 (11.11%) SAS
4 1 (5.56%) LiveLink
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (5.56%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP APO
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Intranet
2 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Base SAS
1 2 (11.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dreamweaver
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Marketing
3 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
1 2 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Social Media
2 3 (16.67%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Content Management
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) CRM
4 2 (11.11%) ETL
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.56%) Workflow
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.56%) Service Management
5 1 (5.56%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) PeopleCode
2 1 (5.56%) SQR
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) CCIE
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Adobe
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Open Text
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) IBM