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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 22 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 4 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 2.70% 1.85% 3.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.88% 2.02% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
Average daily rate
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£600 £500 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +6.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +5.26%
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 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
139 99 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 93.92% 91.67% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 70 138
Average daily rate £525 £510 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £386 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £611 £625 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £18.46 £33.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.30% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

Consultant
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 2 July 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) Publishing
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Wholesale Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) Cash Management
3 1 (20.00%) Equity Research
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Wholesale Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) Cash Management
2 1 (20.00%) Equity Research
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) CISM
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) VMware