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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 186 179 199
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 12 23 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.40% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.43% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 13
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £385 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £585 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 £35.61
% change year-on-year
- +33.38%
Technical Consultant
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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
5002 5361 6717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.08% 92.21% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3918 3876 4904
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £277
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 75 91 148
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £12.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £35.00 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 13 (30.23%) CRM
1 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.58%) Migration
3 10 (23.26%) SQL
3 10 (23.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (20.93%) Finance
4 9 (20.93%) Project Management
5 8 (18.60%) Windows
6 7 (16.28%) .NET
7 6 (13.95%) C#
7 6 (13.95%) Linux
7 6 (13.95%) ITIL
7 6 (13.95%) VMware
8 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
8 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2
8 5 (11.63%) Oracle
9 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
9 4 (9.30%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (9.30%) Citrix
9 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.30%) Firewall
9 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
9 4 (9.30%) Apex Code
10 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
10 3 (6.98%) Visualforce
10 3 (6.98%) SaaS
10 3 (6.98%) Analytics
10 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Power View
10 3 (6.98%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (6.98%) Requirements Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Project
1 3 (6.98%) MS Office
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.98%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.33%) SAP HR
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) SaaS
2 2 (4.65%) Force.com
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Firewall
2 2 (4.65%) Network Security
3 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Power View
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (4.65%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) LoadRunner
1 2 (4.65%) Selenium
1 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.65%) SonarQube
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.33%) Toad
2 1 (2.33%) JDeveloper
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
2 3 (6.98%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Danish Language
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) .NET
2 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.98%) Web Services
2 3 (6.98%) Visualforce
3 2 (4.65%) SAP PI
3 2 (4.65%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (4.65%) Django
3 2 (4.65%) Middleware
3 2 (4.65%) LAMP
4 1 (2.33%) SAP BSP
4 1 (2.33%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (2.33%) XML
4 1 (2.33%) Mason
4 1 (2.33%) Silverlight
4 1 (2.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.65%) Tandem
2 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.33%) Celerra
3 1 (2.33%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.33%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) CRM
2 11 (25.58%) Migration
3 9 (20.93%) Project Management
4 6 (13.95%) ITIL
5 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2
6 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.98%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.98%) Requirements Management
7 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.98%) Analytics
8 2 (4.65%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (4.65%) DevOps
8 2 (4.65%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (4.65%) SDLC
8 2 (4.65%) Static Code Analysis
8 2 (4.65%) Automated Testing
8 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.65%) Data Migration
8 2 (4.65%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) SQL
2 6 (13.95%) C#
3 4 (9.30%) Apex Code
4 2 (4.65%) Python
4 2 (4.65%) Ruby
5 1 (2.33%) X++
5 1 (2.33%) Java
5 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (6.98%) Degree
4 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.65%) VMware ESX
1 2 (4.65%) Varnish
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) XenApp
2 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Puppet
1 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.65%) CA LISA
2 1 (2.33%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.33%) SCOM
2 1 (2.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) VMware
3 5 (11.63%) Oracle
4 4 (9.30%) Citrix
4 4 (9.30%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (6.98%) SAP
5 3 (6.98%) AppSense
6 2 (4.65%) Pega
6 2 (4.65%) Coverity
6 2 (4.65%) AppDynamics
6 2 (4.65%) HP
6 2 (4.65%) IBM
6 2 (4.65%) CA
7 1 (2.33%) NetApp
7 1 (2.33%) EMC
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco
7 1 (2.33%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (2.33%) Varonis
7 1 (2.33%) Actimize
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