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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Consultant
Rank 153 195 199
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +4
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 11 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 6
Median daily rate £540 £323 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.44% -24.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £224 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £785 £540 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
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
3220 5261 5645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.18% 95.00% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2626 4018 4237
Median daily rate £473 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £276 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 93 78
Median hourly rate £21.78 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £28.30 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Consultant across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

IT Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 May 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 9 (60.00%) Banking
2 6 (40.00%) SDLC
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) CISA
4 3 (20.00%) Firewall
4 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) Information Security
4 3 (20.00%) Time Management
4 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (13.33%) Patch Management
5 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (13.33%) Secure Coding
5 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
5 2 (13.33%) Big Data
5 2 (13.33%) Big Data Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Data Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (13.33%) SCCM
5 2 (13.33%) PKI
5 2 (13.33%) COBIT
5 2 (13.33%) WSUS
5 2 (13.33%) CMDB

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 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Big Data
General
1 9 (60.00%) Banking
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) CMDB
2 2 (13.33%) Cryptography
2 2 (13.33%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) SDLC
2 3 (20.00%) Information Security
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (20.00%) Time Management
3 2 (13.33%) Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Big Data Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (13.33%) Patch Management
3 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (13.33%) Secure Coding
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.67%) IT Audit
4 1 (6.67%) Release Management
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CISA
2 2 (13.33%) CISM
2 2 (13.33%) CISSP
3 1 (6.67%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) COBIT
1 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
1 2 (13.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
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