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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Consultant
Rank 147 190 201
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +11
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 3 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.095% 0.18% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.100% 0.18% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
Average daily rate £750 £405 £487
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -16.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
- -64.91%
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
3006 4882 5549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.43% 95.02% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2364 3744 3993
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £610 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 84 90
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.08% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.01 £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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 8 February 2016, 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 5 (45.45%) Banking
1 5 (45.45%) SDLC
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
3 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
3 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (18.18%) WSUS
3 2 (18.18%) CMDB
3 2 (18.18%) SCCM
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) SLA
3 2 (18.18%) CISSP
3 2 (18.18%) Patch Management
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
3 2 (18.18%) Big Data
3 2 (18.18%) Big Data Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (9.09%) Server Hardening
4 1 (9.09%) PaaS
4 1 (9.09%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (9.09%) Server Building
4 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (9.09%) Reuters
4 1 (9.09%) Bloomberg
4 1 (9.09%) Murex

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data
General
1 5 (45.45%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) CMDB
2 1 (9.09%) Derivative
2 1 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) SDLC
2 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Big Data Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Patch Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (9.09%) Server Building
4 1 (9.09%) Server Hardening
4 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
1 2 (18.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Bloomberg
1 1 (9.09%) Murex
1 1 (9.09%) Reuters
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