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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 50 35 35
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 139 281 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.16% 4.82% 4.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.34% 5.09% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 200 184
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £435 £422
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £41.90 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.16 £47.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+9.80% +52.00%
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
3203 5522 5503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.87% 94.67% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2595 4262 4090
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 96 71
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.62% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.05 £32.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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.

1 116 (38.80%) Finance
2 55 (18.39%) Oracle
3 47 (15.72%) Banking
4 46 (15.38%) SQL
5 40 (13.38%) Microsoft
6 39 (13.04%) Java
7 35 (11.71%) SAP
8 33 (11.04%) ITIL
9 31 (10.37%) SQL Server
9 31 (10.37%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (10.03%) Unix
11 29 (9.70%) Windows
11 29 (9.70%) Linux
12 26 (8.70%) Migration
13 23 (7.69%) Change Management
14 21 (7.02%) Project Management
14 21 (7.02%) JIRA
15 20 (6.69%) Business Intelligence
16 19 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
16 19 (6.35%) Firewall
16 19 (6.35%) VMware
17 18 (6.02%) CRM
17 18 (6.02%) Security Cleared
18 17 (5.69%) Financial Institution
19 16 (5.35%) Service Management
19 16 (5.35%) Information Security
19 16 (5.35%) WebLogic
19 16 (5.35%) Investment Banking
19 16 (5.35%) Oracle Database
19 16 (5.35%) DevOps

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 16 (5.35%) WebLogic
2 9 (3.01%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.01%) WebSphere
3 7 (2.34%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.01%) Confluence
5 5 (1.67%) IIS
5 5 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (1.67%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.34%) Apache
6 4 (1.34%) CMS
7 3 (1.00%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.00%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.00%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.67%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.67%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (3.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.67%) MS Office
3 2 (0.67%) MS Project
3 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 10 (3.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (3.01%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (2.68%) Oracle Payables
4 7 (2.34%) Documaker
4 7 (2.34%) Oracle Financials
5 6 (2.01%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (1.67%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (1.67%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 4 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (1.34%) SAP FI
8 3 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (1.00%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (1.00%) SAP ERP
8 3 (1.00%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.67%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 2 (0.67%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.67%) Oracle FAH
9 2 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.67%) SAP HCM
9 2 (0.67%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.68%) Azure Active Directory
2 8 (2.68%) PaaS
3 7 (2.34%) IaaS
4 6 (2.01%) Office 365
5 4 (1.34%) SaaS
6 3 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.67%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.33%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.33%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.35%) Firewall
2 8 (2.68%) VPN
3 7 (2.34%) WAN
4 6 (2.01%) DMZ
4 6 (2.01%) LAN
4 6 (2.01%) Network Security
5 5 (1.67%) LDAP
5 5 (1.67%) SAN
6 4 (1.34%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (1.34%) DNS
6 4 (1.34%) HTTP
7 3 (1.00%) BGP
7 3 (1.00%) EIGRP
7 3 (1.00%) MPLS
7 3 (1.00%) NAS
7 3 (1.00%) OSPF
7 3 (1.00%) Skype
7 3 (1.00%) Wireless
8 2 (0.67%) SSH
8 2 (0.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.37%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.35%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.68%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (2.34%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.01%) MySQL
5 6 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.34%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 4 (1.34%) BusinessObjects XI
7 4 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (1.34%) SAP BW
7 4 (1.34%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (1.00%) Big Data
8 3 (1.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (1.00%) QlikView
8 3 (1.00%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 21 (7.02%) JIRA
2 10 (3.34%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (2.01%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.34%) Ant
5 4 (1.34%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.00%) Gerrit
6 3 (1.00%) Maven
6 3 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (1.00%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.33%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 116 (38.80%) Finance
2 47 (15.72%) Banking
3 17 (5.69%) Financial Institution
4 16 (5.35%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.01%) Retail
6 8 (2.68%) General Ledger
7 6 (2.01%) Marketing
8 5 (1.67%) Advertising
9 4 (1.34%) Billing
10 3 (1.00%) Legal
11 2 (0.67%) Publishing
11 2 (0.67%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.33%) Automotive
12 1 (0.33%) Front Office
12 1 (0.33%) International Banking
12 1 (0.33%) Law
12 1 (0.33%) Local Government
12 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.02%) .NET
1 15 (5.02%) Middleware
2 7 (2.34%) Java EE
2 7 (2.34%) WebCenter
3 6 (2.01%) Web Services
4 5 (1.67%) XML
5 4 (1.34%) IBM Integration Bus
5 4 (1.34%) JSP
5 4 (1.34%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (1.00%) HTML
6 3 (1.00%) LAMP
6 3 (1.00%) SailPoint
6 3 (1.00%) Servlets
6 3 (1.00%) Taglibs
7 2 (0.67%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.67%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (0.67%) HTML5
7 2 (0.67%) J2EE
7 2 (0.67%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.01%) Hedge funds
2 11 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.68%) Derivative
3 8 (2.68%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.34%) Equities
4 7 (2.34%) Fixed Income
5 6 (2.01%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.67%) PKI
7 4 (1.34%) Cryptography
7 4 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.34%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.00%) Replication
8 3 (1.00%) User Experience
9 2 (0.67%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.67%) Fintech
9 2 (0.67%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.67%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.67%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (10.03%) Unix
2 29 (9.70%) Linux
2 29 (9.70%) Windows
3 7 (2.34%) Oracle Linux
3 7 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (2.01%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.67%) Solaris
6 3 (1.00%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.67%) AIX
7 2 (0.67%) Android
7 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.33%) CentOS
8 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (11.04%) ITIL
2 31 (10.37%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (8.70%) Migration
4 23 (7.69%) Change Management
5 21 (7.02%) Project Management
6 20 (6.69%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (6.02%) CRM
9 16 (5.35%) DevOps
9 16 (5.35%) Information Security
9 16 (5.35%) Service Management
10 12 (4.01%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (4.01%) SDLC
11 11 (3.68%) Analytics
11 11 (3.68%) ETL
11 11 (3.68%) Identity Access Management
11 11 (3.68%) SOA
11 11 (3.68%) Workflow
12 10 (3.34%) AOP
12 10 (3.34%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 46 (15.38%) SQL
2 39 (13.04%) Java
3 11 (3.68%) Shell Script
4 9 (3.01%) PL/SQL
4 9 (3.01%) PowerShell
5 8 (2.68%) C#
6 7 (2.34%) Perl
7 6 (2.01%) Korn
7 6 (2.01%) Python
8 5 (1.67%) VBScript
9 4 (1.34%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.00%) C
10 3 (1.00%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.67%) ABAP
11 2 (0.67%) C++
11 2 (0.67%) C-shell
11 2 (0.67%) PHP
11 2 (0.67%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.67%) VB
12 1 (0.33%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (6.02%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.34%) CISSP
2 10 (3.34%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.34%) CISA
3 7 (2.34%) CISM
3 7 (2.34%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.34%) ISEB
6 3 (1.00%) CCDE
6 3 (1.00%) CCIE
6 3 (1.00%) CLAS
6 3 (1.00%) CRISC
6 3 (1.00%) Degree
7 2 (0.67%) CCNP
8 1 (0.33%) CCDP
8 1 (0.33%) CCVP
8 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.33%) RHCA
8 1 (0.33%) SANS
8 1 (0.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.34%) QA
3 4 (1.34%) COBIT
4 3 (1.00%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.00%) Government Security Classifications
5 2 (0.67%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.67%) SEPA
5 2 (0.67%) SLA
6 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.33%) SDET
6 1 (0.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 14 (4.68%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.68%) Docker
4 4 (1.34%) RACF
5 3 (1.00%) vCloud
5 3 (1.00%) XenApp
6 2 (0.67%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.67%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.33%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.33%) NFS
7 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.33%) vSphere
7 1 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (4.01%) Puppet
2 8 (2.68%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 7 (2.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (1.67%) ITRS Geneos
5 4 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.34%) zSecure
6 3 (1.00%) Nagios
6 3 (1.00%) SCCM
6 3 (1.00%) SCOM
7 2 (0.67%) Ansible
7 2 (0.67%) EnCase
7 2 (0.67%) Ganglia
7 2 (0.67%) Kibana
7 2 (0.67%) logstash
7 2 (0.67%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.67%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.67%) WSUS
7 2 (0.67%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.33%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 55 (18.39%) Oracle
2 40 (13.38%) Microsoft
3 35 (11.71%) SAP
4 19 (6.35%) VMware
5 14 (4.68%) IBM
6 12 (4.01%) Red Hat
7 11 (3.68%) Cisco
7 11 (3.68%) Informatica
7 11 (3.68%) Siebel
8 9 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (2.68%) HP
9 8 (2.68%) Splunk
9 8 (2.68%) Sybase
10 7 (2.34%) Citrix
11 4 (1.34%) ATG
11 4 (1.34%) Google
11 4 (1.34%) Palo Alto
11 4 (1.34%) Veritas
12 3 (1.00%) Atlassian
12 3 (1.00%) Cyber-Ark
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