The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Consultant
Rank 200 189 220
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +31
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 8 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.17% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.19% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 6
Average daily rate
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£245 £515 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.42% +14.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £346 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £608 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £423 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.88% +20.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - -
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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
5406 5340 6577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.33% 92.01% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4192 3896 4823
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 89 172
Average hourly rate £17.98 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.11 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Consultant in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 31 July 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited IT Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with IT Consultant in their job title.

1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITSM
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (7.14%) PCI QSA
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) SIEM
4 1 (7.14%) Database Security
4 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
4 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) Legal
4 1 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (7.14%) French Language
4 1 (7.14%) Social Network
4 1 (7.14%) Wealth Management
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) CISA
4 1 (7.14%) CISM
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.14%) SAP

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited IT Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with IT Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) French Language
2 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Service Management
1 2 (14.29%) Change Management
1 2 (14.29%) ITSM
1 2 (14.29%) Migration
1 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (14.29%) Information Security
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) CRM
2 1 (7.14%) ERP
2 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.14%) B2B
2 1 (7.14%) Wealth Management
2 1 (7.14%) Time Management
2 1 (7.14%) SIEM
2 1 (7.14%) Database Security
2 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CISSP
1 1 (7.14%) CISA
1 1 (7.14%) CISM
1 1 (7.14%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) SAP
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