The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Consultant
Rank 195 214 228
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Consultant 5 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.085% 0.097% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.11% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
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£450 £432 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -17.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
5456 6663 7294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.24% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3999 4840 5249
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 142 176
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £34.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Solutions Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Solutions Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant across the City of London region.

Solutions Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Solutions Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Consultant across the City of London region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

Solutions Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant in their job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 3 (42.86%) DOM
2 3 (42.86%) ERP
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 3 (42.86%) Time Management
2 3 (42.86%) Front Office
2 3 (42.86%) Back Office
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (28.57%) MCTS
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper

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

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 3 (42.86%) Front Office
2 3 (42.86%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) DOM
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Reference Data
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ERP
1 3 (42.86%) Time Management
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) MCTS
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) IronPort
3 1 (14.29%) Infoblox
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) ScanSafe
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco