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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 55 39 28
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 123 156 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.81% 4.44% 5.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.98% 4.65% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 103 238
Median daily rate £475 £425 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £305 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £587 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £42.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +52.72%
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
3090 3356 5595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.72% 95.56% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2458 2668 4281
Median daily rate £488 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 50 106
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £41.50 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 97 (36.06%) Finance
2 43 (15.99%) Microsoft
3 41 (15.24%) Banking
4 38 (14.13%) SQL
5 37 (13.75%) Migration
6 36 (13.38%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (11.90%) Windows
8 29 (10.78%) Java
9 27 (10.04%) Oracle
10 23 (8.55%) ITIL
10 23 (8.55%) Linux
11 22 (8.18%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (7.43%) SharePoint
12 20 (7.43%) SAP
12 20 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (7.06%) Salesforce.com
14 18 (6.69%) VMware
14 18 (6.69%) DevOps
15 17 (6.32%) Microsoft Azure
15 17 (6.32%) Security Cleared
15 17 (6.32%) Project Management
15 17 (6.32%) Active Directory
16 16 (5.95%) SQL Server
16 16 (5.95%) Unix
16 16 (5.95%) Firewall
16 16 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (5.58%) SC Cleared
17 15 (5.58%) XML
17 15 (5.58%) MS Excel
18 14 (5.20%) Data Warehouse

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 20 (7.43%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.97%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (2.60%) WebLogic
4 6 (2.23%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.86%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.12%) Apache
7 3 (1.12%) CMS
7 3 (1.12%) IIS
7 3 (1.12%) MQSeries
7 3 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.12%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.74%) Confluence
8 2 (0.74%) Documentum
8 2 (0.74%) JBoss
8 2 (0.74%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.74%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.37%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 15 (5.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.86%) MS Office
2 5 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (3.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.49%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.49%) SAP FI
2 4 (1.49%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (1.12%) Documaker
3 3 (1.12%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.12%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.12%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (1.12%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.74%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.37%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.37%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.37%) SAP EWM
5 1 (0.37%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.20%) Office 365
3 10 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.12%) Force.com
4 3 (1.12%) GitHub
4 3 (1.12%) PaaS
4 3 (1.12%) Taleo
5 2 (0.74%) FinancialForce.com
5 2 (0.74%) IaaS
5 2 (0.74%) SaaS
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.37%) Boomi
6 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.37%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.37%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.95%) Firewall
2 9 (3.35%) HTTP
3 7 (2.60%) LAN
3 7 (2.60%) SAN
3 7 (2.60%) VPN
3 7 (2.60%) WAN
4 6 (2.23%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (2.23%) SSL
5 5 (1.86%) DNS
5 5 (1.86%) LDAP
5 5 (1.86%) Skype
6 4 (1.49%) Kerberos
6 4 (1.49%) SMTP
7 3 (1.12%) BGP
7 3 (1.12%) DHCP
7 3 (1.12%) OSPF
8 2 (0.74%) 3G
8 2 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.74%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.20%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.60%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.60%) QlikView
4 6 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.86%) Big Data
5 5 (1.86%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.49%) Data Mart
6 4 (1.49%) Hyperion Smart View
6 4 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.49%) Qlik Sense
6 4 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.12%) Power BI
7 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.74%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.74%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (0.74%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (2.97%) JIRA
2 6 (2.23%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.23%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.12%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.12%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.12%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.74%) Maven
4 2 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.74%) Subversion
4 2 (0.74%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.37%) Hudson
5 1 (0.37%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.37%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (0.37%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.37%) Zephyr
General
1 97 (36.06%) Finance
2 41 (15.24%) Banking
3 11 (4.09%) Financial Institution
3 11 (4.09%) Investment Banking
4 8 (2.97%) Advertising
5 7 (2.60%) Retail
6 6 (2.23%) Legal
6 6 (2.23%) Marketing
7 3 (1.12%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.74%) Electronics
8 2 (0.74%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.74%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.37%) Automotive
9 1 (0.37%) Back Office
9 1 (0.37%) Billing
9 1 (0.37%) Front Office
9 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.58%) XML
2 13 (4.83%) Web Services
3 12 (4.46%) SOAP
4 10 (3.72%) .NET
5 8 (2.97%) Middleware
6 7 (2.60%) HTML
7 5 (1.86%) JSON
8 3 (1.12%) HTML5
8 3 (1.12%) Java EE
8 3 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (1.12%) REST
8 3 (1.12%) RESTful
8 3 (1.12%) SailPoint
8 3 (1.12%) WebCenter
9 2 (0.74%) CSS
9 2 (0.74%) J2EE
9 2 (0.74%) jQuery
9 2 (0.74%) Node.js
9 2 (0.74%) SPML
9 2 (0.74%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (2.60%) Data Centre
3 7 (2.60%) Hedge funds
4 6 (2.23%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.86%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.49%) CMDB
6 4 (1.49%) Credit Risk
6 4 (1.49%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.49%) Equities
6 4 (1.49%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.49%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.12%) Market Risk
7 3 (1.12%) User Experience
8 2 (0.74%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.74%) Fintech
8 2 (0.74%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.74%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (11.90%) Windows
2 23 (8.55%) Linux
3 16 (5.95%) Unix
4 12 (4.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (3.72%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.23%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.49%) CentOS
7 4 (1.49%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.37%) AIX
10 1 (0.37%) Android
10 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.37%) Solaris
10 1 (0.37%) SUSE
10 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.37%) VMS
10 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (13.75%) Migration
2 36 (13.38%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (8.55%) ITIL
4 22 (8.18%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (6.69%) DevOps
7 17 (6.32%) Project Management
8 14 (5.20%) Data Migration
9 13 (4.83%) CRM
10 12 (4.46%) Information Security
11 11 (4.09%) Cybersecurity
11 11 (4.09%) Open Source
12 10 (3.72%) ERP
12 10 (3.72%) Scrum
13 9 (3.35%) Analytics
13 9 (3.35%) Business Analysis
13 9 (3.35%) Workflow
14 8 (2.97%) Change Management
14 8 (2.97%) ITSM
14 8 (2.97%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (14.13%) SQL
2 29 (10.78%) Java
3 11 (4.09%) C#
3 11 (4.09%) JavaScript
3 11 (4.09%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.23%) Perl
4 6 (2.23%) PL/SQL
5 5 (1.86%) PHP
5 5 (1.86%) Python
5 5 (1.86%) Ruby
6 4 (1.49%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.49%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.74%) ABAP
7 2 (0.74%) Apex Code
7 2 (0.74%) C
7 2 (0.74%) C++
7 2 (0.74%) Groovy
7 2 (0.74%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.74%) VB
7 2 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (6.32%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.58%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.97%) Degree
4 5 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.86%) CISSP
5 4 (1.49%) CCIE
6 3 (1.12%) CCDE
6 3 (1.12%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.74%) CIPD
7 2 (0.74%) CISA
7 2 (0.74%) MCSE
7 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.74%) RHCA
7 2 (0.74%) RHCE
8 1 (0.37%) ACCA
8 1 (0.37%) CIMA
8 1 (0.37%) CISM
8 1 (0.37%) MBA
8 1 (0.37%) MCP
8 1 (0.37%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.60%) COBIT
1 7 (2.60%) SDET
2 5 (1.86%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.49%) QA
3 4 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.12%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.12%) HL7
4 3 (1.12%) ISO27002
5 2 (0.74%) SEPA
6 1 (0.37%) GxP
6 1 (0.37%) MiFID
System Software
1 17 (6.32%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.86%) Docker
4 4 (1.49%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.74%) XenApp
5 2 (0.74%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.37%) ACF2
6 1 (0.37%) Gluster
6 1 (0.37%) iptables
6 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.37%) NFS
6 1 (0.37%) RACF
6 1 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (4.09%) Puppet
2 5 (1.86%) SCCM
3 4 (1.49%) Ansible
3 4 (1.49%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (1.49%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 3 (1.12%) Control-M
4 3 (1.12%) Nagios
4 3 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (1.12%) SCOM
5 2 (0.74%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.74%) DameWare
5 2 (0.74%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (0.74%) SELinux
5 2 (0.74%) Terraform
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.37%) Salt
6 1 (0.37%) zSecure
Vendors
1 43 (15.99%) Microsoft
2 27 (10.04%) Oracle
3 20 (7.43%) SAP
4 19 (7.06%) Salesforce.com
5 18 (6.69%) VMware
6 12 (4.46%) Cisco
7 8 (2.97%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.23%) Citrix
8 6 (2.23%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.86%) Siebel
10 4 (1.49%) Bloomberg
10 4 (1.49%) Google
10 4 (1.49%) IBM
10 4 (1.49%) Informatica
10 4 (1.49%) Murex
10 4 (1.49%) Tableau
11 3 (1.12%) Atlassian
11 3 (1.12%) Cyber-Ark
11 3 (1.12%) HP
11 3 (1.12%) Juniper
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