The table below looks at the statistics for the Support 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 Support Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Consultant
Rank 196 209 218
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 3 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.051% 0.11% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.12% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £294 £310
% change year-on-year
+10.63% -5.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -46.66%
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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
5432 6713 7230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.08% 92.61% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3931 4902 5241
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £277 £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 92 148 171
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 £13.01 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.35 £32.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Support Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Support 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 Support Consultant across the City of London region.

Support Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Support Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Consultant across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Support Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Support 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 Support Consultant across the City of London region.

Support Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Support 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 Support Consultant in their job title.

1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (25.00%) Front Office
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Murex
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VB
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) X++
3 1 (12.50%) IMAP
3 1 (12.50%) Sendmail
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
3 1 (12.50%) SMTP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Lotus
3 1 (12.50%) SAP HR
3 1 (12.50%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Support 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 Support Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (12.50%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) IMAP
1 1 (12.50%) SMTP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Front Office
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
1 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) VB
1 2 (25.00%) X++
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Murex
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Lotus
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