The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Senior Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Consultant
Rank 162 176 200
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 3 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.086% 0.40% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.42% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 20 11
Median daily rate £525 £484 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% +1.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
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
3312 5248 5997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.93% 95.63% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2681 3979 4378
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £285 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 81 87
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.60 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% -7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £29.74 £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

Senior Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Senior Consultant in the job title.

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Senior 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 Senior Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (11.11%) Power BI
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) QA
3 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (11.11%) System Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Sitecore
3 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (11.11%) Tableau
3 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
3 1 (11.11%) D3.js
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) ERP

Senior 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 (11.11%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
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
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
1 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Citrix
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Sitecore
1 1 (11.11%) Tableau