The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Support Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Consultant
London / City of London
Rank 150 146 191
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +45
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.097% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.10% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £375 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £328 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.29% -10.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+300.00% -14.28%

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
2761 2952 4853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.40% 95.88% 95.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2200 2306 3748
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 49 81
Median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +25.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Support 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 Support Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) VMware
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
1 3 (50.00%) SSL
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Altiris
2 2 (33.33%) Hedge funds
2 2 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 2 (33.33%) DameWare
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) Reuters
2 2 (33.33%) Bloomberg
2 2 (33.33%) 3G
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (16.67%) Telnet
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) SEO
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management

Support 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 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
1 3 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (33.33%) 3G
2 2 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) FTP
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) SMTP
3 1 (16.67%) SNMP
3 1 (16.67%) SSH
3 1 (16.67%) Telnet
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (33.33%) Hedge funds
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) SEO
2 1 (16.67%) Server Hardening
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Software Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Web Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) DameWare
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Altiris
2 2 (33.33%) Bloomberg
2 2 (33.33%) Reuters
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) SAP