The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Support Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Consultant
Rank 527 505 459
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -46
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 71 64 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.14% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 35 58
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£390 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £199 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - £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 England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47812 45732 43181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.51% 92.60% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 30985 28273 25892
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £227 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1764 1854 1992
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Support Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Support Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Support Consultant Daily Rate Trend in England

Support Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Support Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in England

Support Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Support Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in England

Support Consultant
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -7 17 £350 -0.35% 8
West Midlands +15 16 £400 +33.33% 2
South East -8 15 £365 -8.75% 10
East of England +8 7 £438 +130.26% 2
Yorkshire -24 6 - - 4
Midlands +2 3 £410 - 1
South West - 3 £275 - 2
North East -27 2 - - 1
East Midlands -11 1 - -
North West -29 1 - - 1
Support Consultant
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Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Support 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 Support Consultant in their job title.

1 31 (22.14%) Finance
1 31 (22.14%) ITIL
2 29 (20.71%) SAP
3 26 (18.57%) SQL
4 25 (17.86%) Windows
5 19 (13.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (12.86%) Security Cleared
7 16 (11.43%) Java
7 16 (11.43%) Oracle
8 14 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 14 (10.00%) Change Management
9 13 (9.29%) Project Management
9 13 (9.29%) SQL Server
9 13 (9.29%) .NET
9 13 (9.29%) CRM
9 13 (9.29%) ERP
10 12 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (7.86%) SC Cleared
11 11 (7.86%) MS Excel
11 11 (7.86%) IIS
11 11 (7.86%) UNIX
11 11 (7.86%) Agresso
11 11 (7.86%) Active Directory
11 11 (7.86%) VMware
12 10 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (7.14%) Problem Management
13 9 (6.43%) Firewall
13 9 (6.43%) SLA
13 9 (6.43%) Internet

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Support 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 Support Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (7.86%) IIS
2 8 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.29%) JBoss
3 6 (4.29%) Confluence
4 4 (2.86%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.14%) Oracle BPEL
5 3 (2.14%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.43%) SAP EP
6 2 (1.43%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.43%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.43%) NetWeaver
6 2 (1.43%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.43%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.71%) SAS
7 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.71%) WordPress
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 11 (7.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.29%) MS Office
3 5 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.43%) MS Project
5 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (7.86%) Agresso
2 6 (4.29%) SAP CRM
3 5 (3.57%) SAP MM
4 3 (2.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (1.43%) SAP HCM
5 2 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (1.43%) ResourceLink
5 2 (1.43%) SAP SRM
5 2 (1.43%) Sage 200
5 2 (1.43%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (1.43%) SAP PS
5 2 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.43%) SAP SD
5 2 (1.43%) SAP FI
5 2 (1.43%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (1.43%) SAP MDM
5 2 (1.43%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.71%) HFM
6 1 (0.71%) RMDS
6 1 (0.71%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.29%) PaaS
2 3 (2.14%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (1.43%) Office 365
4 1 (0.71%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.43%) Internet
1 9 (6.43%) Firewall
2 4 (2.86%) LDAP
3 3 (2.14%) DNS
4 2 (1.43%) WAN
4 2 (1.43%) DHCP
4 2 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.43%) SAN
5 1 (0.71%) Intranet
5 1 (0.71%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.71%) PABX
5 1 (0.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.71%) OpenScape
5 1 (0.71%) SSL
5 1 (0.71%) LAN
5 1 (0.71%) SMS
5 1 (0.71%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.00%) SAP BW
3 6 (4.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (4.29%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.86%) MySQL
4 4 (2.86%) SAP BI
5 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.14%) SAP HANA
5 3 (2.14%) Data Mining
5 3 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.14%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.71%) Essbase
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.71%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (4.29%) JIRA
2 2 (1.43%) Ant
2 2 (1.43%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (22.14%) Finance
2 4 (2.86%) Banking
2 4 (2.86%) Marketing
3 3 (2.14%) Billing
3 3 (2.14%) Advertising
4 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.71%) Publishing
5 1 (0.71%) Military
5 1 (0.71%) Automotive
5 1 (0.71%) Legal
5 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.71%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.29%) .NET
2 8 (5.71%) Web Services
2 8 (5.71%) XML
3 6 (4.29%) SOAP
4 4 (2.86%) SAP Basis
4 4 (2.86%) Java EE
4 4 (2.86%) WSDL
5 3 (2.14%) HTML
6 2 (1.43%) SAP PI
6 2 (1.43%) J2EE
6 2 (1.43%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.43%) COM+
7 1 (0.71%) Middleware
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.14%) Data Structures
2 3 (2.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.14%) CMDB
3 2 (1.43%) Learning Management System
3 2 (1.43%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.71%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.71%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.71%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.71%) iSeries
4 1 (0.71%) NHS
4 1 (0.71%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.71%) GIS
4 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.71%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.86%) Windows
2 12 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (7.86%) UNIX
4 8 (5.71%) Linux
5 7 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.14%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.14%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.43%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.71%) AIX
9 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (22.14%) ITIL
2 19 (13.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 14 (10.00%) Change Management
4 13 (9.29%) CRM
4 13 (9.29%) ERP
4 13 (9.29%) Project Management
5 10 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 8 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (5.00%) Service Delivery
8 6 (4.29%) Incident Management
8 6 (4.29%) Automated Testing
8 6 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (4.29%) Time Management
8 6 (4.29%) DevOps
9 5 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (3.57%) Service Management
10 4 (2.86%) Migration
10 4 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (2.86%) Data Modelling
10 4 (2.86%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.57%) SQL
2 16 (11.43%) Java
3 9 (6.43%) C#
4 8 (5.71%) PL/SQL
5 7 (5.00%) C
6 5 (3.57%) VB.NET
6 5 (3.57%) ABAP
7 2 (1.43%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.43%) VB6
7 2 (1.43%) VBScript
7 2 (1.43%) VB
7 2 (1.43%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.43%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 2 (1.43%) R
7 2 (1.43%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.71%) PHP
8 1 (0.71%) C++
8 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.71%) X++
8 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (12.86%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.86%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.43%) SAP Certification
5 2 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.43%) CCA
5 2 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (1.43%) CISSP
5 2 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.43%) MCSE
5 2 (1.43%) MCTS
5 2 (1.43%) MCITP
5 2 (1.43%) Degree
6 1 (0.71%) MCSA
6 1 (0.71%) CCNP
6 1 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.43%) SLA
2 2 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.71%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 11 (7.86%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.57%) XenApp
4 4 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.14%) XenServer
5 3 (2.14%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.43%) vSphere
7 1 (0.71%) UAG
7 1 (0.71%) Xen
7 1 (0.71%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (4.29%) Puppet
2 4 (2.86%) SCCM
3 3 (2.14%) SCOM
4 2 (1.43%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.71%) MOM
5 1 (0.71%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (20.71%) SAP
2 16 (11.43%) Oracle
3 14 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (7.86%) VMware
5 8 (5.71%) Citrix
6 7 (5.00%) IBM
7 6 (4.29%) HP
8 5 (3.57%) OpenText
9 4 (2.86%) Remedy
9 4 (2.86%) BMC
9 4 (2.86%) Cognos
10 3 (2.14%) Cisco
10 3 (2.14%) F5
11 2 (1.43%) Symantec
11 2 (1.43%) Informatica
11 2 (1.43%) JD Edwards
11 2 (1.43%) Sage
11 2 (1.43%) Juniper
11 2 (1.43%) Dell
11 2 (1.43%) Infor
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