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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 56 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 141 266 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.01% 4.83% 5.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.22% 5.08% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 188 222
Median daily rate £488 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £340 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £41.90 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £41.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.51% +83.33%
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
3345 5238 5543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.16% 95.05% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2675 4088 4008
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 77 102
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.35 £17.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.03% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.94 £10.92 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.60 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 25 August 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 25 August 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.

1 107 (36.52%) Finance
2 50 (17.06%) Banking
3 44 (15.02%) Microsoft
4 38 (12.97%) Oracle
5 36 (12.29%) SQL
6 34 (11.60%) Java
6 34 (11.60%) ITIL
7 32 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (10.58%) Migration
9 25 (8.53%) SAP
10 24 (8.19%) Project Management
11 23 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (7.85%) Linux
11 23 (7.85%) Security Cleared
12 22 (7.51%) SQL Server
13 21 (7.17%) CRM
13 21 (7.17%) Change Management
14 20 (6.83%) Firewall
14 20 (6.83%) Salesforce.com
15 19 (6.48%) Unix
15 19 (6.48%) Windows
15 19 (6.48%) .NET
15 19 (6.48%) VMware
16 17 (5.80%) Information Security
16 17 (5.80%) JIRA
17 16 (5.46%) Dynamics CRM
17 16 (5.46%) Financial Institution
17 16 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (5.12%) SharePoint
19 14 (4.78%) MS Excel

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 15 (5.12%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.75%) WebLogic
3 7 (2.39%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (2.05%) CMS
4 6 (2.05%) Confluence
5 5 (1.71%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.37%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (1.02%) IIS
7 3 (1.02%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.02%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (0.68%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.34%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (4.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.05%) MS Office
3 5 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.34%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 16 (5.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.39%) Documaker
2 7 (2.39%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (2.05%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (2.05%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (1.71%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (1.37%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (1.37%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 4 (1.37%) SAP HR
5 4 (1.37%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (1.02%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (1.02%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle FAH
7 2 (0.68%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.68%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.68%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.68%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.39%) Azure Active Directory
2 7 (2.39%) Office 365
3 6 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.05%) IaaS
3 6 (2.05%) PaaS
4 3 (1.02%) Taleo
5 2 (0.68%) FinancialForce.com
5 2 (0.68%) Force.com
5 2 (0.68%) SaaS
5 2 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.34%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.34%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.34%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.83%) Firewall
2 8 (2.73%) VPN
2 8 (2.73%) WAN
3 7 (2.39%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (2.39%) LAN
4 5 (1.71%) DMZ
4 5 (1.71%) LDAP
5 4 (1.37%) HTTP
5 4 (1.37%) Network Security
5 4 (1.37%) SAN
5 4 (1.37%) Skype
6 3 (1.02%) DNS
6 3 (1.02%) SSL
7 2 (0.68%) BGP
7 2 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.68%) EIGRP
7 2 (0.68%) HSRP
7 2 (0.68%) OSPF
7 2 (0.68%) SSH
7 2 (0.68%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.51%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.78%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.37%) QlikView
7 3 (1.02%) Data Mart
7 3 (1.02%) DB2
7 3 (1.02%) MySQL
7 3 (1.02%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.02%) Qlik Sense
7 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.68%) Power BI
8 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.68%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (0.68%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (5.80%) JIRA
2 6 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (2.05%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.05%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.34%) Ant
4 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.34%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.34%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.34%) JUnit
4 1 (0.34%) Maven
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.34%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (0.34%) Subversion
4 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.34%) Zephyr
General
1 107 (36.52%) Finance
2 50 (17.06%) Banking
3 16 (5.46%) Financial Institution
4 13 (4.44%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.73%) Retail
6 7 (2.39%) General Ledger
7 6 (2.05%) Advertising
8 5 (1.71%) Marketing
9 4 (1.37%) Billing
10 2 (0.68%) Front Office
10 2 (0.68%) Publishing
10 2 (0.68%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.34%) Automotive
11 1 (0.34%) Electronics
11 1 (0.34%) International Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Legal
11 1 (0.34%) Local Government
11 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.48%) .NET
2 14 (4.78%) Middleware
3 9 (3.07%) Web Services
4 8 (2.73%) XML
5 7 (2.39%) Java EE
5 7 (2.39%) WebCenter
6 4 (1.37%) SOAP
7 3 (1.02%) HTML
7 3 (1.02%) RESTful
8 2 (0.68%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.68%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.68%) HTML5
8 2 (0.68%) JMS
8 2 (0.68%) jQuery
8 2 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.68%) REST
8 2 (0.68%) SailPoint
8 2 (0.68%) Spring
8 2 (0.68%) Visualforce
8 2 (0.68%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (3.75%) Hedge funds
4 8 (2.73%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.71%) Equities
5 5 (1.71%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.71%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.71%) PKI
6 4 (1.37%) CMDB
6 4 (1.37%) Cryptography
6 4 (1.37%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.37%) Market Risk
7 3 (1.02%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.68%) CESG
8 2 (0.68%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.68%) Derivative
8 2 (0.68%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.68%) iSeries
8 2 (0.68%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 23 (7.85%) Linux
2 19 (6.48%) Unix
2 19 (6.48%) Windows
3 9 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (2.39%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (1.37%) Solaris
5 4 (1.37%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.02%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.68%) Android
8 1 (0.34%) CentOS
8 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.34%) VMS
8 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (11.60%) ITIL
2 32 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (10.58%) Migration
4 24 (8.19%) Project Management
5 23 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (7.17%) Change Management
6 21 (7.17%) CRM
7 17 (5.80%) Information Security
8 13 (4.44%) DevOps
9 12 (4.10%) Service Management
10 11 (3.75%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (3.75%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (3.41%) Data Migration
11 10 (3.41%) ERP
11 10 (3.41%) OO
11 10 (3.41%) Risk Management
11 10 (3.41%) SDLC
12 9 (3.07%) ITSM
12 9 (3.07%) SOA
12 9 (3.07%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 36 (12.29%) SQL
2 34 (11.60%) Java
3 12 (4.10%) C#
4 9 (3.07%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.05%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.71%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.37%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.37%) VBScript
8 3 (1.02%) Korn
8 3 (1.02%) Perl
8 3 (1.02%) Python
8 3 (1.02%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.68%) ABAP
9 2 (0.68%) Apex Code
9 2 (0.68%) C
9 2 (0.68%) C++
9 2 (0.68%) PHP
9 2 (0.68%) VB
9 2 (0.68%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (7.85%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.78%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.41%) CISSP
4 7 (2.39%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.05%) CCIE
5 6 (2.05%) CISA
5 6 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.71%) CCDE
6 5 (1.71%) CISM
7 4 (1.37%) ISEB
8 3 (1.02%) CLAS
8 3 (1.02%) Degree
8 3 (1.02%) RHCA
8 3 (1.02%) RHCE
9 2 (0.68%) CIPD
9 2 (0.68%) CRISC
10 1 (0.34%) CEH
10 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.34%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.39%) COBIT
3 6 (2.05%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.05%) QA
4 4 (1.37%) SDET
5 3 (1.02%) Government Security Classifications
5 3 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.68%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.68%) ISO27002
6 2 (0.68%) SEPA
7 1 (0.34%) GxP
7 1 (0.34%) MiFID
7 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (4.78%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.05%) Docker
4 4 (1.37%) XenApp
5 3 (1.02%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.68%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.68%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.68%) vSphere
7 1 (0.34%) ACF2
7 1 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.34%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.34%) NFS
7 1 (0.34%) RACF
7 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.34%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (3.41%) Puppet
2 8 (2.73%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 7 (2.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.37%) SCOM
5 3 (1.02%) Nagios
5 3 (1.02%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.68%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (0.68%) SCCM
6 2 (0.68%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.34%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.34%) Ansible
7 1 (0.34%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.34%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.34%) TADDM
7 1 (0.34%) zSecure
Vendors
1 44 (15.02%) Microsoft
2 38 (12.97%) Oracle
3 25 (8.53%) SAP
4 20 (6.83%) Salesforce.com
5 19 (6.48%) VMware
6 13 (4.44%) Cisco
6 13 (4.44%) IBM
7 12 (4.10%) Red Hat
8 11 (3.75%) Siebel
9 8 (2.73%) HP
10 7 (2.39%) Citrix
11 5 (1.71%) Informatica
11 5 (1.71%) ServiceNow
11 5 (1.71%) Splunk
11 5 (1.71%) Sybase
12 4 (1.37%) Murex
13 3 (1.02%) Atlassian
13 3 (1.02%) CA
13 3 (1.02%) Cyber-Ark
13 3 (1.02%) Hyperion
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £800-900pd
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City of Westminster
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Mason Frank International
Rate: £550 - £551 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £550 per day excellent rates
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: Circa £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago