The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 46 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 122 281 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.88% 5.47% 5.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.06% 5.75% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 219 186
Average daily rate £450 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £551 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.25 £24.75 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+127.27% -
Consultant
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 City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3005 4884 5656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.52% 95.00% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2360 3750 4065
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 81 91
Average hourly rate £19.99 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.06% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.37 £30.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the City of London region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the City of London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the City of London region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 103 (37.05%) Finance
2 56 (20.14%) Banking
3 46 (16.55%) Oracle
4 44 (15.83%) SQL
5 34 (12.23%) Microsoft
6 32 (11.51%) Windows
7 30 (10.79%) SAP
8 26 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (8.27%) SQL Server
9 23 (8.27%) CRM
10 22 (7.91%) Linux
11 21 (7.55%) Migration
12 19 (6.83%) Java
13 18 (6.47%) Unix
13 18 (6.47%) Retail
14 16 (5.76%) Dynamics CRM
14 16 (5.76%) MS Excel
14 16 (5.76%) Advertising
15 15 (5.40%) Service Management
15 15 (5.40%) Investment Banking
16 14 (5.04%) Business Analysis
16 14 (5.04%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (5.04%) Financial Institution
16 14 (5.04%) PL/SQL
16 14 (5.04%) Analytics
17 13 (4.68%) Windows Server
17 13 (4.68%) Stakeholder Management
17 13 (4.68%) VMware
18 12 (4.32%) Change Management
18 12 (4.32%) ETL

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 10 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.24%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.24%) WebSphere
3 7 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (2.52%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.80%) Apache
4 5 (1.80%) CMS
4 5 (1.80%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (1.44%) JBoss
5 4 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.08%) IIS
6 3 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.08%) PowerExchange
6 3 (1.08%) SAS
7 2 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (5.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.80%) MS Office
3 4 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.72%) MS Project
4 2 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (5.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (3.60%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (3.60%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (2.52%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (2.16%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (1.80%) Oracle Assets
5 5 (1.80%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (1.80%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 5 (1.80%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (1.80%) Oracle iProcurement
6 4 (1.44%) Sage CRM
7 3 (1.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (1.08%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (1.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (1.08%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (1.08%) SAP Retail
8 2 (0.72%) Primavera
8 2 (0.72%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.72%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.44%) PaaS
2 3 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.72%) Office 365
3 2 (0.72%) SaaS
3 2 (0.72%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.36%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.24%) Firewall
2 7 (2.52%) SAN
3 5 (1.80%) Internet
4 4 (1.44%) BGP
4 4 (1.44%) EIGRP
4 4 (1.44%) Network Security
4 4 (1.44%) OSPF
5 3 (1.08%) DNS
5 3 (1.08%) FTP
5 3 (1.08%) LAN
5 3 (1.08%) MPLS
5 3 (1.08%) NAS
5 3 (1.08%) WAN
6 2 (0.72%) DHCP
6 2 (0.72%) DMVPN
6 2 (0.72%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.72%) HTTP
6 2 (0.72%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.72%) SSL
6 2 (0.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.27%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.88%) Big Data
2 8 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.16%) MySQL
4 6 (2.16%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (1.80%) PowerCenter
5 5 (1.80%) QlikView
5 5 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.44%) Qlik Sense
6 4 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.08%) Power BI
7 3 (1.08%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.72%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.72%) GIS
8 2 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.72%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 9 (3.24%) JIRA
2 6 (2.16%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.80%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.44%) Maven
4 4 (1.44%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.08%) Ant
5 3 (1.08%) Gerrit
5 3 (1.08%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.72%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.72%) ProC
7 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.36%) JUnit
7 1 (0.36%) LSMW
7 1 (0.36%) MSI
7 1 (0.36%) Selenium
7 1 (0.36%) SilkTest
7 1 (0.36%) VisualAge
7 1 (0.36%) WATIR
7 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 103 (37.05%) Finance
2 56 (20.14%) Banking
3 18 (6.47%) Retail
4 16 (5.76%) Advertising
5 15 (5.40%) Investment Banking
6 14 (5.04%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.52%) General Ledger
7 7 (2.52%) Marketing
8 5 (1.80%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.44%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.08%) Billing
10 3 (1.08%) Legal
11 2 (0.72%) Back Office
12 1 (0.36%) Automotive
12 1 (0.36%) Electronics
12 1 (0.36%) Front Office
12 1 (0.36%) Games
12 1 (0.36%) German Language
12 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.96%) .NET
2 7 (2.52%) Web Services
3 5 (1.80%) Middleware
3 5 (1.80%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (1.44%) HTML
4 4 (1.44%) IBM Integration Bus
4 4 (1.44%) XML
5 3 (1.08%) CSS
5 3 (1.08%) D3.js
5 3 (1.08%) J2EE
5 3 (1.08%) LAMP
6 2 (0.72%) ELK Stack
6 2 (0.72%) Java EE
6 2 (0.72%) JSON
6 2 (0.72%) JSP
6 2 (0.72%) Servlets
6 2 (0.72%) Spring
7 1 (0.36%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.36%) SAP XI
7 1 (0.36%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.60%) Visualisation
2 8 (2.88%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.16%) Hedge funds
5 5 (1.80%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.80%) User Experience
6 4 (1.44%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.08%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.08%) Clustering
7 3 (1.08%) CMDB
7 3 (1.08%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.08%) Derivative
7 3 (1.08%) EMC Centera
7 3 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.72%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.72%) Equities
8 2 (0.72%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.72%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.72%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 32 (11.51%) Windows
2 22 (7.91%) Linux
3 18 (6.47%) Unix
4 13 (4.68%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.80%) AIX
6 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.72%) Android
7 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.72%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.72%) zOS
8 1 (0.36%) CentOS
8 1 (0.36%) HPUX
8 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.36%) Solaris
8 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (8.27%) CRM
3 21 (7.55%) Migration
4 15 (5.40%) Service Management
5 14 (5.04%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (5.04%) Analytics
5 14 (5.04%) Business Analysis
6 13 (4.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (4.32%) Change Management
7 12 (4.32%) ETL
8 11 (3.96%) ERP
8 11 (3.96%) Information Security
8 11 (3.96%) ITIL
8 11 (3.96%) SDLC
8 11 (3.96%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (3.24%) Data Analysis
9 9 (3.24%) Data Visualisation
9 9 (3.24%) Project Management
9 9 (3.24%) Service Delivery
10 8 (2.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 44 (15.83%) SQL
2 19 (6.83%) Java
3 14 (5.04%) PL/SQL
4 9 (3.24%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.52%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.80%) Python
7 4 (1.44%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.44%) C#
7 4 (1.44%) Korn
7 4 (1.44%) VB
8 3 (1.08%) C
8 3 (1.08%) C-shell
8 3 (1.08%) Perl
8 3 (1.08%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.08%) VBScript
9 2 (0.72%) ABAP
10 1 (0.36%) C++
10 1 (0.36%) Scala
10 1 (0.36%) Tcl
10 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (3.60%) Security Cleared
2 8 (2.88%) CISSP
2 8 (2.88%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.80%) CCNP
3 5 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.44%) Degree
5 3 (1.08%) CISM
5 3 (1.08%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.08%) PMP
6 2 (0.72%) CISA
6 2 (0.72%) CRISC
6 2 (0.72%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.72%) SANS
7 1 (0.36%) CCEE
7 1 (0.36%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (0.36%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.36%) NCDA
7 1 (0.36%) NCIE
7 1 (0.36%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.80%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.44%) SLA
4 3 (1.08%) QA
5 2 (0.72%) COBIT
6 1 (0.36%) GCP
6 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.36%) SEPA
6 1 (0.36%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (3.60%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.80%) VMware ESX
3 4 (1.44%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.08%) vCloud
5 2 (0.72%) ACF2
5 2 (0.72%) Docker
5 2 (0.72%) RACF
5 2 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.72%) XenApp
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.36%) UAG
6 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (2.88%) SCCM
2 4 (1.44%) Puppet
2 4 (1.44%) zSecure
3 3 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.08%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (1.08%) WSUS
4 2 (0.72%) Ansible
4 2 (0.72%) Ganglia
4 2 (0.72%) Kibana
4 2 (0.72%) logstash
4 2 (0.72%) Mesos
4 2 (0.72%) Nagios
4 2 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.36%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.36%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.36%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.36%) Iperf
5 1 (0.36%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 46 (16.55%) Oracle
2 34 (12.23%) Microsoft
3 30 (10.79%) SAP
4 13 (4.68%) VMware
5 10 (3.60%) EMC
5 10 (3.60%) Informatica
6 9 (3.24%) Tableau
7 8 (2.88%) IBM
8 7 (2.52%) Cisco
9 6 (2.16%) Google
9 6 (2.16%) ServiceNow
9 6 (2.16%) Veritas
10 5 (1.80%) Citrix
10 5 (1.80%) Cyber-Ark
10 5 (1.80%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.44%) Cognos
11 4 (1.44%) Palo Alto
11 4 (1.44%) Sage
11 4 (1.44%) Sybase
11 4 (1.44%) Symantec
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