The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had IT Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Consultant
Rank 160 152 200
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +48
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 3 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.095% 0.26% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.28% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 4
Median daily rate £450 £650 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +65.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £10.00
IT 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
3019 3256 5448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.45% 95.48% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2396 2591 4173
Median daily rate £488 £475 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 42 102
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.62 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.09% +23.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.40 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £41.95 £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

IT Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

IT 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 IT Consultant across the City of London region.

IT Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

IT 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 IT Consultant across the City of London region.

IT Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT 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 IT Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (46.15%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
3 4 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (23.08%) Contingency Planning
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) Fixed Income
5 2 (15.38%) e-Learning
5 2 (15.38%) Equities
5 2 (15.38%) Banking
5 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
5 2 (15.38%) Six Sigma
5 2 (15.38%) CMMI
5 2 (15.38%) MS Office
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 2 (15.38%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (15.38%) CIPD
5 2 (15.38%) COBIT
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis

IT 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 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
1 4 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) e-Learning
1 2 (15.38%) Equities
1 2 (15.38%) Fixed Income
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Contingency Planning
2 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) CMMI
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) SDLC
3 2 (15.38%) Six Sigma
4 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) ITSM
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CIPD
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) COBIT
2 1 (7.69%) ISO27002
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow