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 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Consultant
Rank 196 206 203
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.072% 0.082% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.088% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Average daily rate
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£275 £463 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.54% +42.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.50
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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
5137 5651 6018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.51% 92.31% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3929 4239 4446
Average daily rate £450 £441 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.98% -1.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £273 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 76 138
Average hourly rate £19.72 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.65% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.74 £127.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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
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 28 May 2015, 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 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Reuters
2 3 (30.00%) Bloomberg
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Fidessa
3 2 (20.00%) Dell
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (20.00%) Front Office
3 2 (20.00%) Back Office
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (20.00%) SCCM
3 2 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
3 2 (20.00%) XenApp
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) vSphere
3 2 (20.00%) Hedge funds
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (10.00%) Lync
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) RMDS
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (10.00%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (20.00%) Front Office
2 2 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Hedge funds
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Eurex
2 1 (10.00%) Symmetrix
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
1 2 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
1 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
2 1 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (10.00%) Time Management
2 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Office Management
2 1 (10.00%) Document Management
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
2 2 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) UAG
3 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
1 3 (30.00%) Reuters
1 3 (30.00%) Bloomberg
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Fidessa
2 2 (20.00%) Dell
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) Infoblox
3 1 (10.00%) AppSense
3 1 (10.00%) Altiris
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec
3 1 (10.00%) Cognos
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp
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