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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 176 202 202
Rank change year-on-year
+26 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 27 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.46% 0.35% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.38% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 9
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £375 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £44.97 £43.48
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +3.42%
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
5454 6536 7200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.47% 92.37% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3999 4755 5149
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 136 180
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 £12.45 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £30.25 £43.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014, 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 (36.84%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Oracle
3 8 (21.05%) SQL
3 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 7 (18.42%) Banking
5 5 (13.16%) UNIX
5 5 (13.16%) Windows
6 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
6 4 (10.53%) SAP
6 4 (10.53%) Asset Management
6 4 (10.53%) Validation
6 4 (10.53%) Investment Banking
6 4 (10.53%) Business Analysis
7 3 (7.89%) Business Development
7 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
7 3 (7.89%) Kindle
7 3 (7.89%) Front Office
7 3 (7.89%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (7.89%) Retail
7 3 (7.89%) Publishing
7 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.89%) MS Office
7 3 (7.89%) .NET
7 3 (7.89%) C#
7 3 (7.89%) HTML
7 3 (7.89%) Java
7 3 (7.89%) CSS
7 3 (7.89%) CRM
7 3 (7.89%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) SAS
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.26%) SAP CO
2 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.63%) Temenos T24
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.63%) SAP BPC
3 1 (2.63%) Agresso
3 1 (2.63%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.26%) Force.com
1 2 (5.26%) SaaS
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) LDAP
1 1 (2.63%) LAN
1 1 (2.63%) WAN
1 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.63%) VPN
1 1 (2.63%) DNS
1 1 (2.63%) SAN
1 1 (2.63%) MPLS
1 1 (2.63%) OSPF
1 1 (2.63%) BGP
1 1 (2.63%) Firewall
1 1 (2.63%) Wireless
1 1 (2.63%) VLAN
1 1 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.63%) MS Access
2 1 (2.63%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.89%) Retail
4 3 (7.89%) Publishing
4 3 (7.89%) Front Office
5 2 (5.26%) Back Office
5 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.26%) Advertising
5 2 (5.26%) Marketing
6 1 (2.63%) French Language
6 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) CSS
1 3 (7.89%) HTML
1 3 (7.89%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.26%) Mason
2 2 (5.26%) Visualforce
3 1 (2.63%) REST
3 1 (2.63%) YAML
3 1 (2.63%) DOM
3 1 (2.63%) FpML
3 1 (2.63%) JSON
3 1 (2.63%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Kindle
2 2 (5.26%) FMCG
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) UNIX
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.63%) Android
4 1 (2.63%) AIX
4 1 (2.63%) Solaris
4 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.53%) Validation
1 4 (10.53%) Asset Management
1 4 (10.53%) Business Analysis
2 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (7.89%) Business Development
2 3 (7.89%) CRM
2 3 (7.89%) ERP
3 2 (5.26%) Project Management
3 2 (5.26%) Migration
3 2 (5.26%) Identity Management
3 2 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (5.26%) Information Security
3 2 (5.26%) Database Security
3 2 (5.26%) Investment Management
3 2 (5.26%) Data Validation
3 2 (5.26%) DevOps
3 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.63%) Line Management
4 1 (2.63%) Market Research
4 1 (2.63%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) Java
2 3 (7.89%) C#
3 2 (5.26%) Apex Code
4 1 (2.63%) C
4 1 (2.63%) C++
4 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.63%) Perl
4 1 (2.63%) PHP
4 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.63%) VBScript
4 1 (2.63%) ABAP
4 1 (2.63%) Python
4 1 (2.63%) Ruby
4 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) CCIE
1 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) CISM
2 1 (2.63%) CEH
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) CCNP
2 1 (2.63%) CCDP
2 1 (2.63%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.63%) EMIR
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.63%) XenApp
2 1 (2.63%) vSphere
2 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.63%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.63%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.63%) OpenView
2 1 (2.63%) Control-M
2 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.63%) WMI
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.53%) SAP
4 3 (7.89%) Dell
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco
5 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.63%) Reuters
6 1 (2.63%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.63%) VMware
6 1 (2.63%) jBASE
6 1 (2.63%) thinkFolio
6 1 (2.63%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.63%) RedPrairie
6 1 (2.63%) F5
6 1 (2.63%) CODA
6 1 (2.63%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.63%) IBM
6 1 (2.63%) EMC
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Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £525.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Pioneer Consulting - SAP
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 27 days ago