The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Consultant
Rank 148 176 183
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 5 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.23% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.25% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 11
Average daily rate £475 £513 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £443 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £755 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £419
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +13.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior 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
3005 4884 5656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.52% 95.00% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2360 3750 4065
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 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 81 91
Average hourly rate £19.99 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.06% -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 £27.37 £30.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Senior Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Senior Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Senior 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 Senior Consultant across the City of London region.

Senior Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Senior Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Consultant across the City of London region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Senior Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Senior 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 Senior Consultant across the City of London region.

Senior Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title.

1 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) System Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Sitecore
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (11.11%) Tableau
2 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
2 1 (11.11%) D3.js
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (11.11%) Nintex
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Power BI
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Workflow
2 1 (11.11%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Power BI
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MSI
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
1 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
2 1 (11.11%) Data Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) System Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Nintex
2 1 (11.11%) Sitecore
2 1 (11.11%) Tableau