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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
London / City of London
Rank 51 44 30
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 121 118 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.14% 3.85% 5.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.33% 4.02% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 79 206
Median daily rate £475 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £337 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £436
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +0.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.10 £46.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-25.88% +85.85%

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
2792 2932 4795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.52% 95.72% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2214 2295 3702
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 45 76
Median hourly rate £21.50 £23.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.52% +31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £22.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017, 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 93 (37.96%) Finance
2 38 (15.51%) Microsoft
3 37 (15.10%) SQL
3 37 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (14.29%) Banking
5 33 (13.47%) Windows
5 33 (13.47%) Migration
6 26 (10.61%) SAP
7 22 (8.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (8.57%) SQL Server
9 20 (8.16%) Oracle
9 20 (8.16%) SharePoint
10 19 (7.76%) Linux
10 19 (7.76%) Java
10 19 (7.76%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (6.94%) CRM
12 16 (6.53%) Active Directory
12 16 (6.53%) Microsoft Azure
12 16 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (6.12%) Office 365
13 15 (6.12%) ITIL
14 14 (5.71%) Unix
14 14 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (5.71%) VMware
14 14 (5.71%) Analytics
15 13 (5.31%) DevOps
15 13 (5.31%) Data Migration
16 12 (4.90%) Firewall
16 12 (4.90%) Salesforce.com
16 12 (4.90%) SOAP

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 (8.16%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (2.86%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.04%) CMS
4 5 (2.04%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.63%) Apache
5 4 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.22%) MQSeries
6 3 (1.22%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.82%) Confluence
7 2 (0.82%) Documentum
7 2 (0.82%) IIS
7 2 (0.82%) JBoss
7 2 (0.82%) SAS
7 2 (0.82%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.41%) Drupal
8 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.41%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.41%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.41%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 11 (4.49%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.22%) MS Office
4 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.82%) SPSS
5 1 (0.41%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (4.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.63%) SAP CO
2 4 (1.63%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.22%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (1.22%) SAP HR
3 3 (1.22%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.82%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.82%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.41%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.41%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.41%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.41%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.41%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.41%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (6.12%) Office 365
3 8 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.04%) FinancialForce.com
5 3 (1.22%) Force.com
5 3 (1.22%) GitHub
5 3 (1.22%) Taleo
6 2 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.82%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.82%) PaaS
7 1 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.41%) Boomi
7 1 (0.41%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (0.41%) G Suite
7 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.41%) IaaS
7 1 (0.41%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.41%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.90%) Firewall
2 8 (3.27%) HTTP
2 8 (3.27%) SSL
3 7 (2.86%) VPN
4 6 (2.45%) SAN
5 5 (2.04%) DNS
5 5 (2.04%) LDAP
6 4 (1.63%) LAN
6 4 (1.63%) SMTP
6 4 (1.63%) WAN
7 3 (1.22%) BGP
7 3 (1.22%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.22%) DHCP
7 3 (1.22%) Kerberos
7 3 (1.22%) OSPF
7 3 (1.22%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.82%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (0.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (0.82%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.82%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.45%) Big Data
4 6 (2.45%) Hadoop
4 6 (2.45%) Power BI
5 5 (2.04%) QlikView
5 5 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.63%) Data Mart
6 4 (1.63%) Hyperion Smart View
7 3 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.22%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (0.82%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.82%) Essbase
8 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.82%) Siebel EIM
8 2 (0.82%) Spotfire
8 2 (0.82%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (2.04%) Git (software)
1 5 (2.04%) Jenkins
1 5 (2.04%) JIRA
2 3 (1.22%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.22%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.82%) JUnit
3 2 (0.82%) Maven
3 2 (0.82%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (0.82%) Subversion
3 2 (0.82%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.82%) Zephyr
4 1 (0.41%) Ant
4 1 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.41%) NUnit
4 1 (0.41%) Sahi
4 1 (0.41%) Selenium
4 1 (0.41%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.41%) WATIR
General
1 93 (37.96%) Finance
2 35 (14.29%) Banking
3 11 (4.49%) Advertising
4 9 (3.67%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.67%) Retail
5 6 (2.45%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.45%) Legal
6 4 (1.63%) Marketing
7 3 (1.22%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.82%) Front Office
8 2 (0.82%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.41%) Back Office
9 1 (0.41%) Billing
9 1 (0.41%) Electronics
9 1 (0.41%) French Language
9 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.90%) SOAP
2 11 (4.49%) Web Services
2 11 (4.49%) XML
3 10 (4.08%) .NET
4 6 (2.45%) HTML
5 5 (2.04%) JSON
6 4 (1.63%) Middleware
7 3 (1.22%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (1.22%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (1.22%) REST
8 2 (0.82%) Ajax
8 2 (0.82%) CSS
8 2 (0.82%) HTML5
8 2 (0.82%) LAMP
8 2 (0.82%) Node.js
8 2 (0.82%) RESTful
8 2 (0.82%) SailPoint
8 2 (0.82%) SPML
8 2 (0.82%) Visualforce
8 2 (0.82%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (2.45%) Visualisation
4 5 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.04%) User Experience
5 4 (1.63%) Clustering
5 4 (1.63%) CMDB
5 4 (1.63%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.63%) Equities
5 4 (1.63%) Fixed Income
5 4 (1.63%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.22%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.22%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.22%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.22%) Market Risk
7 2 (0.82%) Fintech
7 2 (0.82%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.82%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.82%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 33 (13.47%) Windows
2 19 (7.76%) Linux
3 14 (5.71%) Unix
4 9 (3.67%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.04%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.63%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.22%) CentOS
9 2 (0.82%) Solaris
10 1 (0.41%) AIX
10 1 (0.41%) Android
10 1 (0.41%) SUSE
10 1 (0.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.41%) VMS
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (13.47%) Migration
3 22 (8.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (7.76%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (6.94%) CRM
6 15 (6.12%) ITIL
7 14 (5.71%) Analytics
8 13 (5.31%) Data Migration
8 13 (5.31%) DevOps
9 11 (4.49%) Business Analysis
9 11 (4.49%) Project Management
9 11 (4.49%) Workflow
10 10 (4.08%) ERP
11 9 (3.67%) Scrum
12 8 (3.27%) ETL
12 8 (3.27%) Information Security
12 8 (3.27%) Open Source
13 7 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (2.86%) Identity Management
13 7 (2.86%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 37 (15.10%) SQL
2 19 (7.76%) Java
3 12 (4.90%) JavaScript
4 11 (4.49%) C#
5 9 (3.67%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.86%) Perl
6 7 (2.86%) Python
7 6 (2.45%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.45%) PL/SQL
7 6 (2.45%) Ruby
8 5 (2.04%) PHP
8 5 (2.04%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.63%) R
9 4 (1.63%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.82%) ABAP
10 2 (0.82%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.82%) BeanShell
10 2 (0.82%) C++
10 2 (0.82%) Groovy
10 2 (0.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (4.49%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.08%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.45%) Degree
4 3 (1.22%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.82%) CISSP
5 2 (0.82%) MCSE
6 1 (0.41%) ACCA
6 1 (0.41%) CCIE
6 1 (0.41%) CCNA
6 1 (0.41%) CIMA
6 1 (0.41%) MBA
6 1 (0.41%) MCP
6 1 (0.41%) MCSA
6 1 (0.41%) MCSD
6 1 (0.41%) PMP
6 1 (0.41%) RHCE
6 1 (0.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.41%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.86%) COBIT
2 5 (2.04%) SDET
3 3 (1.22%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.22%) HL7
3 3 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.22%) QA
3 3 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.82%) ISO27002
4 2 (0.82%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.41%) GDPR
5 1 (0.41%) GxP
System Software
1 16 (6.53%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.63%) Docker
3 4 (1.63%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.41%) ACF2
5 1 (0.41%) Gluster
5 1 (0.41%) iptables
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.41%) NFS
5 1 (0.41%) RACF
5 1 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.41%) XenApp
5 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (3.27%) Puppet
2 4 (1.63%) Ansible
2 4 (1.63%) Control-M
2 4 (1.63%) SCCM
3 3 (1.22%) Nagios
3 3 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.82%) DameWare
4 2 (0.82%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.82%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.82%) SELinux
4 2 (0.82%) Terraform
4 2 (0.82%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.41%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.41%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.41%) Salt
5 1 (0.41%) SCOM
5 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.41%) zSecure
Vendors
1 38 (15.51%) Microsoft
2 26 (10.61%) SAP
3 20 (8.16%) Oracle
4 14 (5.71%) VMware
5 12 (4.90%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (2.86%) Tableau
7 6 (2.45%) Cisco
7 6 (2.45%) IBM
8 5 (2.04%) Citrix
8 5 (2.04%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.63%) Bloomberg
9 4 (1.63%) Google
9 4 (1.63%) HP
9 4 (1.63%) Informatica
9 4 (1.63%) Murex
10 3 (1.22%) Alteryx
10 3 (1.22%) F5
10 3 (1.22%) Juniper
10 3 (1.22%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.22%) Sybase
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