The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 18 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 3 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 2.68% 2.63% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.83% 2.94% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Average daily rate
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£238 £509 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.31% +32.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.31% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -23.61%
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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 Docklands, 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
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106 204 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 94.64% 89.47% 92.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 166 156
Average daily rate £525 £525 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

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Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the Docklands, London region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the Docklands, London region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data
3 1 (12.50%) Master Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Document Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (12.50%) WSUS
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
3 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) Kaspersky
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) SAN

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
1 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Project Management
1 1 (12.50%) Change Management
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
1 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (12.50%) Information Security
1 1 (12.50%) Data Management
1 1 (12.50%) Document Management
1 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
1 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (12.50%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) ARCserve
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) SAP
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) CA
1 1 (12.50%) CommVault
1 1 (12.50%) Kaspersky