The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Consultant
Rank 193 180 206
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 17 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.29% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 12
Average daily rate £450 £525 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £660 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5961 5787 7412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.36% 92.86% 91.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4275 5242
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 120 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Senior Consultant
London

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 14 (37.84%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
3 8 (21.62%) Degree
4 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
5 6 (16.22%) Banking
5 6 (16.22%) ITIL
5 6 (16.22%) SQL
6 5 (13.51%) SAP
6 5 (13.51%) Java
6 5 (13.51%) Project Management
7 4 (10.81%) C#
7 4 (10.81%) .NET
7 4 (10.81%) Oracle
7 4 (10.81%) Windows
7 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
7 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
7 4 (10.81%) FMCG
7 4 (10.81%) Analytics
8 3 (8.11%) Database Security
8 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (8.11%) jQuery
8 3 (8.11%) Aruba
8 3 (8.11%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (8.11%) VMware
8 3 (8.11%) GIS
8 3 (8.11%) Firewall
8 3 (8.11%) Wireless
8 3 (8.11%) Risk Management

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Foundation
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) SAS
3 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (5.41%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.70%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (2.70%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.70%) Summit
3 1 (2.70%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.70%) SAP R/3
3 1 (2.70%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Firewall
1 3 (8.11%) Wireless
1 3 (8.11%) LAN
1 3 (8.11%) WAN
1 3 (8.11%) DHCP
1 3 (8.11%) SAN
1 3 (8.11%) DNS
2 1 (2.70%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (5.41%) QlikView
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
1 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) Cognos Powerplay
2 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (37.84%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Retail
4 2 (5.41%) Marketing
5 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.70%) Advertising
5 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) .NET
2 3 (8.11%) jQuery
3 1 (2.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (2.70%) REST
3 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.70%) WCF
3 1 (2.70%) SAP Basis
3 1 (2.70%) Flash
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
3 1 (2.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
1 4 (10.81%) FMCG
2 3 (8.11%) GIS
2 3 (8.11%) NHS
3 2 (5.41%) Social Media
4 1 (2.70%) Blog
4 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.70%) AIX
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) Project Management
3 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
3 4 (10.81%) Analytics
4 3 (8.11%) Database Security
4 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
4 3 (8.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (8.11%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (8.11%) PRINCE
5 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.41%) CRM
5 2 (5.41%) Content Management
5 2 (5.41%) Workflow
5 2 (5.41%) Process Management
5 2 (5.41%) Release Management
5 2 (5.41%) Scalability Testing
5 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.70%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) Java
3 4 (10.81%) C#
4 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
4 3 (8.11%) C++
4 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.11%) PHP
4 3 (8.11%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) CEH
2 3 (8.11%) MCSE
2 3 (8.11%) MCSA
2 3 (8.11%) CCNP
2 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) SAP Certification
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.70%) PMP
3 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) EMIR
1 1 (2.70%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (2.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) PowerHA
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (2.70%) Puppet
1 1 (2.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) SAP
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle
4 3 (8.11%) Aruba
4 3 (8.11%) VMware
4 3 (8.11%) Blue Coat
4 3 (8.11%) Juniper
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco
4 3 (8.11%) Dell
4 3 (8.11%) EMC
4 3 (8.11%) Citrix
5 2 (5.41%) ATG
5 2 (5.41%) Google
6 1 (2.70%) Cognos
6 1 (2.70%) JBoss
6 1 (2.70%) IBM
6 1 (2.70%) Calypso
6 1 (2.70%) Murex
6 1 (2.70%) BMC
6 1 (2.70%) Hyperion
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