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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 180 206 213
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 20 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.34% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.37% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 8
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £380 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £518 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
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
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
5419 6815 7234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 91.99% 92.61% 92.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3910 4995 5252
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 150 173
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 (40.00%) Finance
2 10 (33.33%) Oracle
3 8 (26.67%) SQL
4 5 (16.67%) SAP
4 5 (16.67%) Banking
5 4 (13.33%) Retail
5 4 (13.33%) Asset Management
5 4 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (13.33%) Validation
5 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (13.33%) UNIX
5 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (13.33%) ERP
6 3 (10.00%) ISO 9001
6 3 (10.00%) CRM
6 3 (10.00%) Windows
6 3 (10.00%) CSS
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (10.00%) C#
6 3 (10.00%) HTML
6 3 (10.00%) Java
6 3 (10.00%) Publishing
6 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
6 3 (10.00%) Business Development
6 3 (10.00%) Kindle
7 2 (6.67%) SaaS
7 2 (6.67%) FMCG
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (6.67%) SAP CO
3 1 (3.33%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (3.33%) Agresso
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (3.33%) SAP ERP
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (3.33%) SAP BPC
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) SaaS
1 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (6.67%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Wireless
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.33%) SQLPlus
3 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.33%) SAP BW
3 1 (3.33%) MS Access
3 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.33%) ProC
2 1 (3.33%) JDeveloper
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Banking
3 4 (13.33%) Retail
4 3 (10.00%) Publishing
4 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (6.67%) Marketing
5 2 (6.67%) Front Office
5 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
5 2 (6.67%) Advertising
6 1 (3.33%) Back Office
6 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (3.33%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) CSS
1 3 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (6.67%) Visualforce
2 2 (6.67%) Mason
2 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (3.33%) EDI
3 1 (3.33%) DOM
3 1 (3.33%) SOAP
3 1 (3.33%) Swing
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.33%) J2EE
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (3.33%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Kindle
2 2 (6.67%) FMCG
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.33%) Data Conversion
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) UNIX
2 3 (10.00%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.33%) AIX
4 1 (3.33%) HPUX
4 1 (3.33%) Solaris
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Android
4 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) Asset Management
1 4 (13.33%) Validation
1 4 (13.33%) ERP
2 3 (10.00%) CRM
2 3 (10.00%) Business Development
3 2 (6.67%) Database Security
3 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (6.67%) Data Validation
3 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (6.67%) Information Security
4 1 (3.33%) Project Management
4 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.33%) SOA
4 1 (3.33%) OO
4 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.33%) Workflow
4 1 (3.33%) Change Management
4 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (10.00%) C#
2 3 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) Apex Code
4 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) C++
4 1 (3.33%) C
4 1 (3.33%) VBScript
4 1 (3.33%) ABAP
4 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) CCIE
1 1 (3.33%) CCNP
1 1 (3.33%) CCDP
1 1 (3.33%) CISSP
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.33%) CISM
1 1 (3.33%) CEH
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (3.33%) vSphere
1 1 (3.33%) XenApp
1 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) WMI
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
1 1 (3.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) SAP
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco
4 2 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.33%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) EMC
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix
5 1 (3.33%) Hyperion
5 1 (3.33%) JDA
5 1 (3.33%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (3.33%) NetApp
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) CODA
5 1 (3.33%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.33%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (3.33%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) thinkFolio
5 1 (3.33%) RedPrairie
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