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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Consultant
Rank 153 201 197
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 12 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.21% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 4
Median daily rate £525 £375 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £460 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +8.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - -
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
3237 5622 5549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.60% 94.71% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2623 4375 4031
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 91 96
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £30.00 £34.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 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 11 (68.75%) Finance
1 11 (68.75%) Banking
2 5 (31.25%) Investment Banking
2 5 (31.25%) CCDE
2 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) LAN
2 5 (31.25%) WAN
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) CCIE
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (31.25%) Network Architecture
2 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Document Management
4 3 (18.75%) Open Source
4 3 (18.75%) Hedge funds
4 3 (18.75%) Financial Institution
4 3 (18.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (18.75%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) SDET
6 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) MiFID
6 1 (6.25%) QA
6 1 (6.25%) Algorithmic Trading
6 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Load Testing

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 (6.25%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
1 5 (31.25%) LAN
1 5 (31.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) AMQP
2 1 (6.25%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (68.75%) Banking
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Investment Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Financial Institution
4 1 (6.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) HTML5
1 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (6.25%) React
1 1 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (18.75%) Hedge funds
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Network Architecture
2 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 3 (18.75%) Document Management
3 3 (18.75%) Open Source
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Algorithmic Trading
5 1 (6.25%) Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile First
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) CCDE
1 5 (31.25%) CCIE
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SDET
2 1 (6.25%) MiFID
2 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
2 1 (6.25%) Sitecore