The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 173 187 193
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 27 11 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.19% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.21% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 16
Average daily rate
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£449 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.27% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
Technical Consultant
London

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
5247 5287 6553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.31% 92.38% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4037 3878 4847
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 77 165
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £32.03 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Technical 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 Technical Consultant across the City of London region.

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Consultant across the City of London region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Technical 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 Technical Consultant across the City of London region.

Technical Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title.

1 14 (28.57%) CRM
2 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
2 13 (26.53%) Finance
3 10 (20.41%) Migration
3 10 (20.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (20.41%) Project Management
4 9 (18.37%) SQL
5 8 (16.33%) Windows
6 7 (14.29%) Oracle
7 6 (12.24%) .NET
7 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2
8 5 (10.20%) C#
8 5 (10.20%) SAP
8 5 (10.20%) ITIL
8 5 (10.20%) Linux
8 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (10.20%) VMware
9 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.16%) Advertising
9 4 (8.16%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (8.16%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
9 4 (8.16%) Web Services
9 4 (8.16%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
10 3 (6.12%) Apex Code
10 3 (6.12%) Windows 7
10 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
10 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (6.12%) SaaS

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) Drupal
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Project
1 3 (6.12%) MS Office
1 3 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (8.16%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (2.04%) SAP HR
4 1 (2.04%) SAP ERP
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (2.04%) Shopify
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.12%) SaaS
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.04%) Force.com
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Firewall
2 2 (4.08%) Network Security
3 1 (2.04%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Power View
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.08%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.04%) SQLPlus
3 1 (2.04%) SAP BI
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) JDeveloper
1 2 (4.08%) LoadRunner
1 2 (4.08%) Selenium
1 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.08%) SonarQube
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.04%) Toad
General
1 13 (26.53%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Advertising
3 3 (6.12%) Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.04%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.04%) Danish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) .NET
2 4 (8.16%) Web Services
3 3 (6.12%) XML
3 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.08%) LAMP
4 2 (4.08%) EDI
4 2 (4.08%) Middleware
4 2 (4.08%) Django
4 2 (4.08%) Mason
4 2 (4.08%) SAP PI
4 2 (4.08%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (4.08%) Visualforce
5 1 (2.04%) Silverlight
5 1 (2.04%) RESTful
5 1 (2.04%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (2.04%) SAP BSP
5 1 (2.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
1 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.08%) Tandem
3 1 (2.04%) Celerra
3 1 (2.04%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.04%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.04%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Windows
2 5 (10.20%) Linux
3 3 (6.12%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.08%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.04%) Android
5 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) CRM
2 10 (20.41%) Migration
2 10 (20.41%) Project Management
3 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2
4 5 (10.20%) ITIL
4 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.12%) Data Modelling
6 3 (6.12%) Requirements Management
6 3 (6.12%) Analytics
6 3 (6.12%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (6.12%) SDLC
7 2 (4.08%) Static Code Analysis
7 2 (4.08%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.08%) DevOps
7 2 (4.08%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.08%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.08%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) SQL
2 5 (10.20%) C#
3 3 (6.12%) Apex Code
4 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.08%) Python
4 2 (4.08%) Ruby
5 1 (2.04%) X++
5 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.04%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (6.12%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) PMP
3 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.04%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.08%) Varnish
2 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Puppet
1 2 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.08%) CA LISA
2 1 (2.04%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.04%) SCOM
2 1 (2.04%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.29%) Oracle
3 5 (10.20%) SAP
3 5 (10.20%) VMware
4 3 (6.12%) AppSense
4 3 (6.12%) Citrix
4 3 (6.12%) IBM
4 3 (6.12%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.08%) AppDynamics
5 2 (4.08%) CA
5 2 (4.08%) HP
5 2 (4.08%) Pega
5 2 (4.08%) Coverity
6 1 (2.04%) hybris
6 1 (2.04%) Akamai
6 1 (2.04%) Demandware
6 1 (2.04%) Varonis
6 1 (2.04%) EMC
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco
6 1 (2.04%) Informatica
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