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 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 170 179 185
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 15 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.35% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.38% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 5
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £428 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £549 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £418
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -10.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +32.00%
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
4590 5319 5343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.82% 93.40% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3486 3738 3978
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £288
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 66 84 120
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £33.75 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Identity Management
2 6 (16.22%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.22%) Dell
3 5 (13.51%) XML
3 5 (13.51%) UNIX
3 5 (13.51%) Windows
3 5 (13.51%) Linux
4 4 (10.81%) SAP
4 4 (10.81%) .NET
4 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
4 4 (10.81%) Advertising
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (8.11%) Banking
5 3 (8.11%) Project Management
5 3 (8.11%) Migration
5 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco
5 3 (8.11%) Java
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle
5 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.41%) F5
6 2 (5.41%) REST
6 2 (5.41%) Information Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Office
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.41%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) Acrobat
2 1 (2.70%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (5.41%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.70%) Agresso
3 1 (2.70%) Shopify
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.70%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.70%) Temenos T24
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.70%) Force.com
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.41%) SSL
2 2 (5.41%) Internet
2 2 (5.41%) MPLS
2 2 (5.41%) OSPF
2 2 (5.41%) BGP
2 2 (5.41%) LDAP
3 1 (2.70%) LAN
3 1 (2.70%) WAN
3 1 (2.70%) EIGRP
3 1 (2.70%) IGRP
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.70%) SQLPlus
2 1 (2.70%) SAP BI
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.70%) JDeveloper
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Advertising
3 3 (8.11%) Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Retail
4 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.70%) Front Office
5 1 (2.70%) Back Office
5 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.70%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) XML
2 4 (10.81%) .NET
3 2 (5.41%) J2EE
3 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.41%) EDI
3 2 (5.41%) JRules
3 2 (5.41%) JSON
3 2 (5.41%) jQuery
3 2 (5.41%) HTML
3 2 (5.41%) REST
4 1 (2.70%) Mason
4 1 (2.70%) Visualforce
4 1 (2.70%) XML Schema
4 1 (2.70%) FpML
4 1 (2.70%) XML Messaging
4 1 (2.70%) SOAP
4 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.70%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) UNIX
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
1 5 (13.51%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Android
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Identity Management
2 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
2 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (8.11%) Migration
3 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (8.11%) Project Management
4 2 (5.41%) SOA
4 2 (5.41%) CRM
4 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.41%) Test Scripting
4 2 (5.41%) Data Mapping
4 2 (5.41%) Information Architecture
5 1 (2.70%) Software Architecture
5 1 (2.70%) Waterfall
5 1 (2.70%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (2.70%) Database Security
5 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.70%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) Java
3 2 (5.41%) Apex Code
4 1 (2.70%) C++
4 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.70%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) CCIE
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.70%) PMP
3 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) EMIR
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Control-M
2 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
1 6 (16.22%) Dell
2 4 (10.81%) SAP
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle
4 2 (5.41%) Juniper
4 2 (5.41%) BMC
4 2 (5.41%) ILOG
4 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.41%) TIBCO
4 2 (5.41%) Riverbed
4 2 (5.41%) F5
5 1 (2.70%) Demandware
5 1 (2.70%) hybris
5 1 (2.70%) Akamai
5 1 (2.70%) Reuters
5 1 (2.70%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.70%) jBASE
5 1 (2.70%) Informatica
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