The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 177 194 202
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 18 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.35% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.38% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 10
Average daily rate
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£450 £438 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £383 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £475 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £394 £413
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -4.54%
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% -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5358 6583 7230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.01% 92.63% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3905 4838 5269
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 171 168
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.72 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.19 £49.60 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Technical Consultant
London

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 15 (48.39%) Finance
2 11 (35.48%) Oracle
3 8 (25.81%) SQL
3 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.13%) Banking
4 5 (16.13%) CRM
4 5 (16.13%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (16.13%) MS Office
4 5 (16.13%) SAP
4 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
5 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
5 4 (12.90%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (12.90%) UNIX
5 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
5 4 (12.90%) Java
5 4 (12.90%) Retail
5 4 (12.90%) Asset Management
5 4 (12.90%) Investment Banking
5 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
5 4 (12.90%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (9.68%) Kindle
6 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
6 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (9.68%) Publishing
6 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) Business Development
6 3 (9.68%) HTML
6 3 (9.68%) CSS
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle Reports

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (9.68%) SAS
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Office
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (12.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (6.45%) SAP CO
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (3.23%) Agresso
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (3.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (6.45%) Force.com
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.45%) SQLPlus
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.23%) MS Access
4 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (6.45%) JDeveloper
3 1 (3.23%) ProC
General
1 15 (48.39%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Retail
3 4 (12.90%) Investment Banking
4 3 (9.68%) Publishing
5 2 (6.45%) Marketing
5 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
5 2 (6.45%) Advertising
5 2 (6.45%) Front Office
6 1 (3.23%) Back Office
6 1 (3.23%) French Language
6 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) HTML
1 3 (9.68%) CSS
2 2 (6.45%) Mason
2 2 (6.45%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) XML
2 2 (6.45%) Visualforce
3 1 (3.23%) DOM
3 1 (3.23%) Swing
3 1 (3.23%) EDI
3 1 (3.23%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (3.23%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (3.23%) BAPI
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (3.23%) SAP Business Workflow
3 1 (3.23%) J2EE
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.23%) SAP PI
3 1 (3.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Kindle
2 2 (6.45%) FMCG
3 1 (3.23%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.23%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.23%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) UNIX
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) AIX
3 1 (3.23%) HPUX
3 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) CRM
2 4 (12.90%) Asset Management
2 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
3 3 (9.68%) Business Development
3 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
3 3 (9.68%) Workflow
3 3 (9.68%) ERP
4 2 (6.45%) SOA
4 2 (6.45%) Validation
4 2 (6.45%) Data Validation
4 2 (6.45%) Database Tuning
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (3.23%) Data Entry
5 1 (3.23%) Database Security
5 1 (3.23%) Fund Management
5 1 (3.23%) Time Management
5 1 (3.23%) Project Management
5 1 (3.23%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
2 4 (12.90%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) C#
3 2 (6.45%) Apex Code
4 1 (3.23%) C++
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) C
4 1 (3.23%) ABAP
4 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) vSphere
1 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Oracle
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.13%) SAP
4 2 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.23%) VMware
5 1 (3.23%) thinkFolio
5 1 (3.23%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco
5 1 (3.23%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (3.23%) Adobe
5 1 (3.23%) Hyperion
5 1 (3.23%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.23%) JD Edwards
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £601.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago