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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Consultant
Rank 184 201 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.097% 0.066% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.071% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.25 -
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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
4794 5643 5492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.38% 93.01% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3634 4019 4083
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 90 112
Average hourly rate £17.98 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.19 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Reuters
2 4 (36.36%) Bloomberg
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) Fidessa
3 3 (27.27%) Front Office
3 3 (27.27%) Back Office
3 3 (27.27%) UNIX
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (27.27%) Electronic Trading
3 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
4 2 (18.18%) Hedge funds
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) vSphere
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (18.18%) SCCM
4 2 (18.18%) XenApp
4 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Lync
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Summit
1 1 (9.09%) RMDS
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
1 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) PowerMart
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Front Office
2 3 (27.27%) Back Office
3 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
4 1 (9.09%) Legal
4 1 (9.09%) Advertising
4 1 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Hedge funds
3 1 (9.09%) SWIFT
3 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 1 (9.09%) Symmetrix
3 1 (9.09%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Electronic Trading
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Office Management
3 1 (9.09%) Document Management
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) MCSA
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (18.18%) XenApp
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) UAG
3 1 (9.09%) NFS
3 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (9.09%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) Reuters
1 4 (36.36%) Bloomberg
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Fidessa
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) Informatica
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) AppSense
4 1 (9.09%) Altiris
4 1 (9.09%) Infoblox
4 1 (9.09%) F5
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec
4 1 (9.09%) MKS
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Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago