The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 40 32 37
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 154 280 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.66% 5.17% 4.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.90% 5.43% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 201 180
Median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £650 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £62.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.25%
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
3143 5152 5763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.04% 95.14% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2570 3927 4316
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 91 73
Median hourly rate £21.78 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 24 May 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 114 (40.14%) Finance
2 50 (17.61%) Oracle
3 49 (17.25%) SQL
4 48 (16.90%) Banking
5 37 (13.03%) SAP
6 34 (11.97%) Microsoft
7 33 (11.62%) SQL Server
8 31 (10.92%) Windows
9 27 (9.51%) Java
10 26 (9.15%) Unix
10 26 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (8.80%) Migration
11 25 (8.80%) ITIL
12 22 (7.75%) Linux
13 20 (7.04%) Project Management
13 20 (7.04%) Change Management
14 19 (6.69%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (6.34%) Investment Banking
16 17 (5.99%) Service Management
17 16 (5.63%) JIRA
18 15 (5.28%) Stakeholder Management
18 15 (5.28%) CRM
18 15 (5.28%) .NET
19 14 (4.93%) IBM
19 14 (4.93%) VMware
19 14 (4.93%) Financial Institution
20 13 (4.58%) Firewall
20 13 (4.58%) Security Cleared
20 13 (4.58%) Analytics
21 12 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (3.17%) SharePoint
1 9 (3.17%) WebLogic
1 9 (3.17%) WebSphere
2 7 (2.46%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.11%) Confluence
4 4 (1.41%) CMS
4 4 (1.41%) IIS
4 4 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.06%) Apache
5 3 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.06%) PowerExchange
5 3 (1.06%) SAS
5 3 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.06%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.06%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.70%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.70%) MS Office
3 2 (0.70%) MS Project
3 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.35%) CPLEX
4 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (3.52%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (2.46%) Oracle Assets
3 7 (2.46%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 7 (2.46%) Oracle Financials
3 7 (2.46%) Oracle General Ledger
3 7 (2.46%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (1.76%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (1.41%) SAP FI
5 4 (1.41%) SAP HR
6 3 (1.06%) SAP HCM
6 3 (1.06%) SAP WM
7 2 (0.70%) Documaker
7 2 (0.70%) Maximo
7 2 (0.70%) Primavera
7 2 (0.70%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.70%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.70%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.70%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.70%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.17%) Azure Active Directory
3 8 (2.82%) PaaS
4 7 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (2.11%) IaaS
6 5 (1.76%) Office 365
7 3 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.06%) SaaS
7 3 (1.06%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.35%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.58%) Firewall
2 8 (2.82%) VPN
3 7 (2.46%) Network Security
3 7 (2.46%) SAN
4 6 (2.11%) DMZ
5 4 (1.41%) DNS
6 3 (1.06%) BGP
6 3 (1.06%) EIGRP
6 3 (1.06%) HTTP
6 3 (1.06%) MPLS
6 3 (1.06%) NAS
6 3 (1.06%) OSPF
6 3 (1.06%) WAN
6 3 (1.06%) Wireless
7 2 (0.70%) LAN
7 2 (0.70%) LDAP
7 2 (0.70%) Skype
7 2 (0.70%) VLAN
7 2 (0.70%) VoIP
8 1 (0.35%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (11.62%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.87%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.11%) MySQL
5 6 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (1.76%) SAP BW
7 4 (1.41%) Big Data
7 4 (1.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 4 (1.41%) BusinessObjects XI
7 4 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.06%) DB2
8 3 (1.06%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (1.06%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 16 (5.63%) JIRA
2 9 (3.17%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (2.11%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.41%) Ant
6 3 (1.06%) Gerrit
6 3 (1.06%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.06%) Maven
6 3 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (1.06%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 114 (40.14%) Finance
2 48 (16.90%) Banking
3 18 (6.34%) Investment Banking
4 14 (4.93%) Financial Institution
5 11 (3.87%) Retail
6 9 (3.17%) General Ledger
7 5 (1.76%) Advertising
7 5 (1.76%) Marketing
8 4 (1.41%) Billing
9 3 (1.06%) Legal
10 2 (0.70%) Publishing
10 2 (0.70%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.35%) Back Office
11 1 (0.35%) Front Office
11 1 (0.35%) International Banking
11 1 (0.35%) Law
11 1 (0.35%) Local Government
11 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.28%) .NET
2 8 (2.82%) Middleware
3 6 (2.11%) Web Services
4 4 (1.41%) IBM Integration Bus
4 4 (1.41%) JSP
4 4 (1.41%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (1.06%) LAMP
5 3 (1.06%) Servlets
5 3 (1.06%) Taglibs
6 2 (0.70%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.70%) ELK Stack
6 2 (0.70%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (0.70%) Java EE
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.70%) SailPoint
6 2 (0.70%) SAP Basis
6 2 (0.70%) WCF
6 2 (0.70%) WebCenter
6 2 (0.70%) XML
7 1 (0.35%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.82%) Derivative
2 8 (2.82%) Hedge funds
2 8 (2.82%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.46%) Equities
3 7 (2.46%) Fixed Income
4 5 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (1.76%) Visualisation
5 4 (1.41%) Cryptography
5 4 (1.41%) PKI
5 4 (1.41%) Replication
5 4 (1.41%) User Experience
6 3 (1.06%) CMDB
6 3 (1.06%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.06%) EMC Centera
6 3 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.06%) SWIFT
7 2 (0.70%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.70%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (10.92%) Windows
2 26 (9.15%) Unix
3 22 (7.75%) Linux
4 6 (2.11%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.76%) Solaris
6 4 (1.41%) AIX
7 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.70%) zOS
8 1 (0.35%) Android
8 1 (0.35%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.35%) HPUX
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (8.80%) ITIL
2 25 (8.80%) Migration
3 20 (7.04%) Change Management
3 20 (7.04%) Project Management
4 19 (6.69%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (5.99%) Service Management
6 15 (5.28%) CRM
6 15 (5.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (4.58%) Analytics
8 11 (3.87%) DevOps
8 11 (3.87%) ETL
8 11 (3.87%) Information Security
8 11 (3.87%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (3.87%) SDLC
9 10 (3.52%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (3.52%) Process Improvement
10 9 (3.17%) High Availability
10 9 (3.17%) Service Delivery
10 9 (3.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 49 (17.25%) SQL
2 27 (9.51%) Java
3 12 (4.23%) Shell Script
4 9 (3.17%) PowerShell
5 8 (2.82%) PL/SQL
6 7 (2.46%) Korn
6 7 (2.46%) VBScript
7 6 (2.11%) C#
7 6 (2.11%) Perl
8 4 (1.41%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.41%) Python
9 3 (1.06%) C-shell
9 3 (1.06%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.06%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.06%) VB
10 2 (0.70%) ABAP
10 2 (0.70%) C
10 2 (0.70%) C++
10 2 (0.70%) PHP
11 1 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (4.58%) Security Cleared
2 8 (2.82%) CISSP
3 7 (2.46%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.11%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.76%) CISM
6 4 (1.41%) CISA
6 4 (1.41%) ISEB
7 3 (1.06%) CLAS
8 2 (0.70%) CCNP
8 2 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.70%) CRISC
8 2 (0.70%) Degree
8 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.35%) CCDP
9 1 (0.35%) CCVP
9 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.35%) MCSE
9 1 (0.35%) RHCA
9 1 (0.35%) RHCE
9 1 (0.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.41%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.41%) QA
3 3 (1.06%) COBIT
3 3 (1.06%) Government Security Classifications
4 2 (0.70%) SLA
5 1 (0.35%) GCP
5 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.35%) SEPA
5 1 (0.35%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (3.87%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.46%) Docker
3 6 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.41%) RACF
5 3 (1.06%) vCloud
5 3 (1.06%) XenApp
6 2 (0.70%) ACF2
6 2 (0.70%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.70%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.35%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.35%) NFS
7 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.35%) vSphere
7 1 (0.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (3.52%) Puppet
2 6 (2.11%) zSecure
3 4 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.41%) SCCM
4 3 (1.06%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (1.06%) Nagios
4 3 (1.06%) WSUS
5 2 (0.70%) Ansible
5 2 (0.70%) EnCase
5 2 (0.70%) Ganglia
5 2 (0.70%) Kibana
5 2 (0.70%) logstash
5 2 (0.70%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.70%) SCOM
5 2 (0.70%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.70%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.35%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 50 (17.61%) Oracle
2 37 (13.03%) SAP
3 34 (11.97%) Microsoft
4 14 (4.93%) IBM
4 14 (4.93%) VMware
5 12 (4.23%) Informatica
6 9 (3.17%) Sybase
7 8 (2.82%) HP
7 8 (2.82%) Red Hat
7 8 (2.82%) Splunk
8 7 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (2.46%) Siebel
9 6 (2.11%) Cisco
9 6 (2.11%) Citrix
10 5 (1.76%) CA
11 4 (1.41%) NetApp
11 4 (1.41%) Palo Alto
11 4 (1.41%) Tableau
11 4 (1.41%) Veritas
12 3 (1.06%) Adobe
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Proteus Europe
Rate: £34 per hour + None
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £225.00 - £275.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
iKas International
Rate: £800 - £1100 per day
Posted: 26 days ago