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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 14 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 2 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 3.13% 1.94% 6.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.45% 2.04% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 13
Average daily rate £623 £575 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.26% +9.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £24.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -8.33%
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
58 98 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 90.63% 95.15% 97.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 68 160
Average daily rate £500 £530 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +0.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £350 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.62 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.61% +55.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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

Consultant
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
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 8 February 2016, 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (40.00%) Skype
2 1 (20.00%) Web Filtering
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec.cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) FishEye
2 1 (20.00%) Business Development
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Grails
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) Groovy
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Skype
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) FishEye
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Grails
1 1 (20.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Development
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Groovy
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (20.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec