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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Consultant
Rank 509 510 456
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -54
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 74 72 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 38 39
Average daily rate
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£350 £323 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £27.75 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +70.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +164.00%
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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
46657 46455 40584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.33% 92.38% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28786 28831 23826
Average daily rate £400 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
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 1833 1870 2077
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +13 36 £350 +16.66% 9
South East -12 12 £325 +2.36% 13
South West +2 8 £250 -32.97% 2
West Midlands -13 5 £425 +63.46% 2
East Midlands +8 4 £340 -
North West -20 3 £294 -9.61% 6
Yorkshire - 3 - - 7
Midlands - 2 £400 -
East of England +18 1 £525 +114.28% 3
Support Consultant
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Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 41 (25.79%) Finance
2 38 (23.90%) SQL
2 38 (23.90%) ITIL
3 35 (22.01%) Windows
4 32 (20.13%) Oracle
5 29 (18.24%) Microsoft
6 28 (17.61%) SAP
7 26 (16.35%) Java
8 24 (15.09%) Security Cleared
9 21 (13.21%) .NET
9 21 (13.21%) MS Excel
10 20 (12.58%) PL/SQL
11 19 (11.95%) C#
11 19 (11.95%) UNIX
12 17 (10.69%) Change Management
13 16 (10.06%) Active Directory
13 16 (10.06%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (9.43%) DV Cleared
14 15 (9.43%) Oracle Database
14 15 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (8.81%) Oracle Database 11g
16 13 (8.18%) Linux
17 12 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
18 11 (6.92%) Project Management
18 11 (6.92%) Citrix
18 11 (6.92%) SQL Server
18 11 (6.92%) Data Structures
18 11 (6.92%) Windows Server 2012
19 10 (6.29%) SC Cleared
19 10 (6.29%) MS Project

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 9 (5.66%) Tomcat
2 7 (4.40%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.77%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.77%) JBoss
3 6 (3.77%) Oracle BPEL
3 6 (3.77%) Confluence
4 5 (3.14%) IIS
5 4 (2.52%) Apache
5 4 (2.52%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.89%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.26%) Lync
7 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.63%) WordPress
8 1 (0.63%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 21 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.29%) MS Project
2 10 (6.29%) MS Office
3 9 (5.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.14%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (5.03%) Agresso
2 6 (3.77%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (2.52%) SAP FI
3 4 (2.52%) SAP MM
3 4 (2.52%) SAP SD
3 4 (2.52%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (2.52%) Cerner Millennium
4 3 (1.89%) SAP BPC
4 3 (1.89%) SAP SRM
4 3 (1.89%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (1.89%) SAP CO
4 3 (1.89%) SAP QM
5 2 (1.26%) SAP PS
5 2 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.26%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (1.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.63%) Sage ERP X3
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.77%) PaaS
2 4 (2.52%) Office 365
3 1 (0.63%) SaaS
3 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.29%) DNS
2 5 (3.14%) Firewall
2 5 (3.14%) Internet
3 4 (2.52%) DHCP
4 3 (1.89%) SAN
4 3 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.89%) WAN
5 2 (1.26%) POP3
5 2 (1.26%) SMTP
5 2 (1.26%) LAN
5 2 (1.26%) VPN
5 2 (1.26%) SSL
5 2 (1.26%) BGP
5 2 (1.26%) Wireless
5 2 (1.26%) IMAP
5 2 (1.26%) Network Security
6 1 (0.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.63%) OpenScape
6 1 (0.63%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.63%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.43%) Oracle Database
2 14 (8.81%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (6.92%) SQL Server
4 8 (5.03%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (4.40%) MySQL
6 6 (3.77%) SAP BW
7 3 (1.89%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.26%) SAP BI
8 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.26%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.63%) Siebel EIM
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (0.63%) Essbase
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (3.77%) JIRA
2 2 (1.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.63%) MSI
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
General
1 41 (25.79%) Finance
2 4 (2.52%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.89%) Automotive
3 3 (1.89%) Law
3 3 (1.89%) Billing
4 2 (1.26%) Banking
4 2 (1.26%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.26%) Advertising
4 2 (1.26%) Front Office
4 2 (1.26%) Back Office
4 2 (1.26%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.63%) French Language
5 1 (0.63%) German Language
5 1 (0.63%) Norwegian Language
5 1 (0.63%) Marketing
5 1 (0.63%) Electronics
5 1 (0.63%) Legal
5 1 (0.63%) Publishing
5 1 (0.63%) Military
5 1 (0.63%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.21%) .NET
2 8 (5.03%) Java EE
3 5 (3.14%) SAP XI
4 3 (1.89%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.89%) HTML
5 2 (1.26%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.26%) COM+
5 2 (1.26%) XML
5 2 (1.26%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (1.26%) SAP TM
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.63%) WF
6 1 (0.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.92%) Data Structures
3 4 (2.52%) NHS
3 4 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (1.89%) GIS
5 2 (1.26%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.26%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.26%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.26%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.63%) Eurex
6 1 (0.63%) FMCG
6 1 (0.63%) Open Source
6 1 (0.63%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.63%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.63%) Handset
6 1 (0.63%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 35 (22.01%) Windows
2 19 (11.95%) UNIX
3 16 (10.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (8.18%) Linux
5 12 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (6.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (5.66%) Windows 7
8 5 (3.14%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.26%) AIX
9 2 (1.26%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (23.90%) ITIL
2 17 (10.69%) Change Management
3 11 (6.92%) Project Management
4 9 (5.66%) Service Management
4 9 (5.66%) CRM
4 9 (5.66%) ERP
5 8 (5.03%) Change Control
5 8 (5.03%) Incident Management
5 8 (5.03%) Service Delivery
6 7 (4.40%) Workflow
6 7 (4.40%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (3.77%) BPEL
7 6 (3.77%) Document Management
7 6 (3.77%) Automated Testing
7 6 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (3.77%) DevOps
8 5 (3.14%) Dependency Management
8 5 (3.14%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (3.14%) Time Management
8 5 (3.14%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (23.90%) SQL
2 26 (16.35%) Java
3 20 (12.58%) PL/SQL
4 19 (11.95%) C#
5 8 (5.03%) VB.NET
6 4 (2.52%) ABAP
6 4 (2.52%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.89%) C
7 3 (1.89%) VBScript
8 2 (1.26%) VB
8 2 (1.26%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.26%) VB6
8 2 (1.26%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.63%) PHP
9 1 (0.63%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 24 (15.09%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.43%) DV Cleared
3 10 (6.29%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.14%) Degree
5 5 (3.14%) MCITP
5 5 (3.14%) MCTS
5 5 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.14%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.26%) MCSE
6 2 (1.26%) CCNP
6 2 (1.26%) CCNA
6 2 (1.26%) CCA
6 2 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.14%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (10.06%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.14%) XenApp
2 5 (3.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.89%) XenServer
4 3 (1.89%) vSphere
5 2 (1.26%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.26%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.26%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.63%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.63%) UAG
6 1 (0.63%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (3.77%) Puppet
2 5 (3.14%) SCCM
3 2 (1.26%) EdgeSight
3 2 (1.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.63%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.63%) SCOM
4 1 (0.63%) WSUS
4 1 (0.63%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.63%) Control-M
Vendors
1 32 (20.13%) Oracle
2 29 (18.24%) Microsoft
3 28 (17.61%) SAP
4 11 (6.92%) Citrix
5 9 (5.66%) VMware
6 6 (3.77%) Cisco
6 6 (3.77%) IBM
6 6 (3.77%) HP
7 4 (2.52%) Cognos
7 4 (2.52%) Business Objects
7 4 (2.52%) Juniper
7 4 (2.52%) Murex
7 4 (2.52%) JD Edwards
7 4 (2.52%) Cerner
8 3 (1.89%) F5
8 3 (1.89%) ESRI
8 3 (1.89%) Dell
8 3 (1.89%) Reuters
8 3 (1.89%) Bloomberg
8 3 (1.89%) Symantec
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