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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Consultant
Rank 186 209 214
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 14 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.30% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.32% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 7
Average daily rate
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£475 £531 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £418 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £700 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
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
5419 6815 7234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 91.99% 92.61% 92.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3910 4995 5252
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 150 173
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 10 (45.45%) Banking
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) C#
5 4 (18.18%) Project Management
5 4 (18.18%) Investment Banking
6 3 (13.64%) Degree
6 3 (13.64%) Business Development
6 3 (13.64%) jQuery
6 3 (13.64%) FMCG
6 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.64%) Windows
6 3 (13.64%) .NET
6 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
6 3 (13.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (9.09%) Java
7 2 (9.09%) Information Security
7 2 (9.09%) Migration
7 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (9.09%) Scrum
7 2 (9.09%) Fixed Income
7 2 (9.09%) Citrix
7 2 (9.09%) Workflow
7 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 2 (9.09%) XenApp
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (9.09%) Release Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Foundation
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) assyst
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.55%) SAP SRM
1 1 (4.55%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Network Security
1 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) Intranet
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
1 1 (4.55%) Kerberos
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) QlikView
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Selenium
1 2 (9.09%) FitNesse
1 2 (9.09%) NUnit
1 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 10 (45.45%) Banking
3 4 (18.18%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Electronics
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) jQuery
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) WCF
2 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (4.55%) REST
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) FMCG
1 3 (13.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (9.09%) Fixed Income
2 2 (9.09%) Blog
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (4.55%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Project Management
2 3 (13.64%) Business Development
3 2 (9.09%) Information Security
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.09%) Scrum
3 2 (9.09%) Workflow
3 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (9.09%) Release Management
3 2 (9.09%) Kanban
3 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
3 2 (9.09%) System Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
3 2 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) C#
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) CEH
2 1 (4.55%) CISSP
2 1 (4.55%) PMP
2 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (4.55%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) EMIR
2 1 (4.55%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) XenApp
2 1 (4.55%) XenServer
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) SCOrch
2 1 (4.55%) WMI
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (4.55%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) BMC
3 1 (4.55%) Sony
3 1 (4.55%) JBoss
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.55%) Murex
3 1 (4.55%) Calypso
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