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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Consultant
Rank 198 208 194
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 7 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.042% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.045% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 6
Average daily rate
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£338 £320 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -6.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £196 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £444 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £330
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.69 £19.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-22.68% -52.50%
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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
5420 6621 5957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.08% 93.14% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4124 4843 4393
Average daily rate £435 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 126 129
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £32.15 £44.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Front Office
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) Android
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Perl
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) SLA
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) J2EE
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (10.00%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) JBoss
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) AquaLogic
1 1 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (10.00%) Cordys
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (10.00%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Intranet
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (10.00%) IMAP
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) SMTP
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (10.00%) PowerMart
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (10.00%) PowerBuilder
1 1 (10.00%) Lombardi
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Front Office
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Advertising
3 1 (10.00%) Back Office
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) J2EE
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) Struts
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) Java EE
1 1 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (10.00%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Equities
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (10.00%) iPhone
2 1 (10.00%) iPad
2 1 (10.00%) SWIFT
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Android
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (10.00%) BPMN
2 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) SOA
2 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) X++
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Control-M
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Fidessa
2 1 (10.00%) Informatica
2 1 (10.00%) Lotus
2 1 (10.00%) Reuters
2 1 (10.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (10.00%) MKS
2 1 (10.00%) Metastorm
2 1 (10.00%) Open Text
2 1 (10.00%) Yahoo!
2 1 (10.00%) Pega
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