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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 186 197 187
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 14 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.17% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £355 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £443 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
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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
5236 6344 5698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.80% 93.32% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4045 4617 4242
Average daily rate £445 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 114 148
Average hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.78 £35.10 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
3 8 (19.51%) SQL
4 7 (17.07%) Dell
4 7 (17.07%) Banking
5 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
5 6 (14.63%) UNIX
5 6 (14.63%) Windows
5 6 (14.63%) Identity Management
6 5 (12.20%) Linux
6 5 (12.20%) .NET
6 5 (12.20%) SAP
7 4 (9.76%) Investment Banking
7 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (9.76%) Oracle
7 4 (9.76%) Java
7 4 (9.76%) Cisco
7 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
7 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
7 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
7 4 (9.76%) Migration
8 3 (7.32%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (7.32%) Information Security
8 3 (7.32%) Control-M
8 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
8 3 (7.32%) ERP
8 3 (7.32%) CCIE
8 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
8 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.44%) SAS
3 1 (2.44%) JBoss
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS Office
3 2 (4.88%) InfoPath
4 1 (2.44%) FrameMaker
4 1 (2.44%) Acrobat
4 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.44%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.44%) Agresso
2 1 (2.44%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.44%) SAP BPC
2 1 (2.44%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
1 3 (7.32%) LDAP
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (4.88%) SSL
2 2 (4.88%) MPLS
2 2 (4.88%) OSPF
2 2 (4.88%) BGP
2 2 (4.88%) Internet
3 1 (2.44%) Firewall
3 1 (2.44%) Wireless
3 1 (2.44%) EIGRP
3 1 (2.44%) IGRP
3 1 (2.44%) LAN
3 1 (2.44%) WAN
3 1 (2.44%) VPN
3 1 (2.44%) DNS
3 1 (2.44%) SAN
3 1 (2.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.44%) MS Access
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Banking
3 4 (9.76%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Front Office
4 2 (4.88%) Back Office
5 1 (2.44%) Advertising
5 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.44%) Retail
5 1 (2.44%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) .NET
2 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.32%) XML
3 2 (4.88%) jQuery
3 2 (4.88%) JSON
3 2 (4.88%) JRules
3 2 (4.88%) REST
3 2 (4.88%) J2EE
3 2 (4.88%) HTML
4 1 (2.44%) XML Messaging
4 1 (2.44%) FpML
4 1 (2.44%) XML Schema
4 1 (2.44%) DOM
4 1 (2.44%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.44%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.44%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) UNIX
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.44%) AIX
4 1 (2.44%) Solaris
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.63%) Identity Management
2 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
2 4 (9.76%) Migration
3 3 (7.32%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (7.32%) Information Security
3 3 (7.32%) ERP
3 3 (7.32%) Database Security
3 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (7.32%) Validation
3 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
4 2 (4.88%) Investment Management
4 2 (4.88%) Information Architecture
4 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
4 2 (4.88%) DevOps
4 2 (4.88%) OO
4 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (4.88%) SOA
4 2 (4.88%) Project Management
4 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.44%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) Java
3 2 (4.88%) C#
3 2 (4.88%) C++
4 1 (2.44%) VBScript
4 1 (2.44%) ABAP
4 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.44%) Perl
4 1 (2.44%) PHP
4 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.44%) Python
4 1 (2.44%) C
4 1 (2.44%) Ruby
4 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) CCIE
1 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
1 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) CISM
3 1 (2.44%) CISSP
3 1 (2.44%) CCNP
3 1 (2.44%) CCDP
3 1 (2.44%) CEH
3 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.44%) EMIR
1 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.44%) NFS
2 1 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Control-M
2 2 (4.88%) SCCM
3 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.44%) OpenView
3 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.44%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.44%) WMI
3 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.07%) Dell
3 5 (12.20%) SAP
4 4 (9.76%) Oracle
4 4 (9.76%) Cisco
5 2 (4.88%) Riverbed
5 2 (4.88%) F5
5 2 (4.88%) Juniper
5 2 (4.88%) TIBCO
5 2 (4.88%) BMC
5 2 (4.88%) ILOG
5 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.44%) CODA
6 1 (2.44%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.44%) JDA
6 1 (2.44%) NetApp
6 1 (2.44%) Veritas
6 1 (2.44%) Reuters
6 1 (2.44%) Bloomberg
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