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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Consultant
Rank 509 525 482
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -43
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 86 60 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.13% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 31 52
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £294
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +10.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £17.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -13.75%
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UK

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
49196 47158 45233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.84% 92.18% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 32037 29170 27517
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £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 1828 1869 1981
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -4 28 £450 +20.00% 10
West Midlands +24 18 £400 +33.33% 4
South East -5 15 £340 +35.32% 13
Yorkshire -19 8 £231 - 5
South West -3 7 £350 -24.73% 3
North West -32 3 £275 +57.14% 4
Midlands - 3 £410 -
East of England +4 2 £300 +9.09% 1
East Midlands -17 2 £300 -29.41% 2
Support Consultant
UK

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 32 (22.86%) SAP
2 29 (20.71%) Finance
2 29 (20.71%) SQL
3 27 (19.29%) Windows
4 25 (17.86%) ITIL
4 25 (17.86%) SQL Server
5 18 (12.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 17 (12.14%) .NET
7 16 (11.43%) ERP
7 16 (11.43%) Project Management
8 15 (10.71%) Microsoft
9 14 (10.00%) VMware
9 14 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (9.29%) CRM
11 12 (8.57%) IIS
11 12 (8.57%) Active Directory
11 12 (8.57%) Citrix
12 11 (7.86%) Oracle
12 11 (7.86%) C#
12 11 (7.86%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (7.14%) Problem Management
13 10 (7.14%) Security Cleared
13 10 (7.14%) XML
14 9 (6.43%) Web Services
14 9 (6.43%) SharePoint
14 9 (6.43%) IBM
14 9 (6.43%) Agresso
14 9 (6.43%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (5.71%) Firewall

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 12 (8.57%) IIS
2 9 (6.43%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.14%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.14%) Apache
4 3 (2.14%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.14%) NetWeaver
4 3 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.43%) SAP EP
5 2 (1.43%) Oracle BPEL
5 2 (1.43%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.71%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.71%) Lync
6 1 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.71%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (5.00%) MS Office
1 7 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.71%) MS Project
3 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (6.43%) Agresso
2 6 (4.29%) SAP CRM
3 5 (3.57%) SAP MM
4 3 (2.14%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (2.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (1.43%) SAP HCM
5 2 (1.43%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (1.43%) ResourceLink
5 2 (1.43%) SAP SRM
5 2 (1.43%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.43%) Sage 200
5 2 (1.43%) SAP SD
5 2 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (1.43%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.71%) Maximo
6 1 (0.71%) Summit
6 1 (0.71%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.71%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.14%) Office 365
1 3 (2.14%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.71%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.71%) Internet
1 8 (5.71%) Firewall
2 4 (2.86%) SAN
2 4 (2.86%) LDAP
2 4 (2.86%) WAN
2 4 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (1.43%) DNS
4 2 (1.43%) DHCP
5 1 (0.71%) SSL
5 1 (0.71%) LAN
5 1 (0.71%) SMS
5 1 (0.71%) VoIP
5 1 (0.71%) OpenScape
5 1 (0.71%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.71%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.29%) SAP BW
4 5 (3.57%) Data Mining
4 5 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.86%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.14%) SAP HANA
6 3 (2.14%) SAP BI
7 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.43%) MySQL
7 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.71%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.71%) Essbase
8 1 (0.71%) DTS
8 1 (0.71%) DB2
8 1 (0.71%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Ant
1 2 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (20.71%) Finance
2 5 (3.57%) Advertising
3 4 (2.86%) Marketing
4 3 (2.14%) Banking
5 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.71%) Retail
6 1 (0.71%) Billing
6 1 (0.71%) Military
6 1 (0.71%) Automotive
6 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.71%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.14%) .NET
2 10 (7.14%) XML
3 9 (6.43%) Web Services
4 6 (4.29%) SAP Basis
4 6 (4.29%) SOAP
5 4 (2.86%) ODBC
5 4 (2.86%) WSDL
6 3 (2.14%) HTML
6 3 (2.14%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.43%) COM+
7 2 (1.43%) J2EE
7 2 (1.43%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.43%) Java EE
7 2 (1.43%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.71%) REST
8 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.71%) WCF
8 1 (0.71%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.57%) CMDB
2 5 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.57%) iSeries
3 4 (2.86%) AS400
3 4 (2.86%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.43%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.71%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.71%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.71%) Handset
5 1 (0.71%) GIS
5 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.71%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.29%) Windows
2 14 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (6.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (4.29%) Linux
5 4 (2.86%) UNIX
6 3 (2.14%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.43%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.71%) AIX
8 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.86%) ITIL
2 18 (12.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 16 (11.43%) ERP
3 16 (11.43%) Project Management
4 13 (9.29%) CRM
5 10 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 8 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (5.71%) Service Delivery
6 8 (5.71%) Change Management
7 5 (3.57%) ITSM
7 5 (3.57%) Incident Management
7 5 (3.57%) Service Management
7 5 (3.57%) Time Management
8 4 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (2.86%) Migration
8 4 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.14%) PRINCE
9 3 (2.14%) Data Modelling
9 3 (2.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 29 (20.71%) SQL
2 11 (7.86%) C#
3 8 (5.71%) Java
4 7 (5.00%) C
5 6 (4.29%) VB
6 5 (3.57%) ABAP
7 4 (2.86%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.86%) RPG
8 3 (2.14%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.14%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.14%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.43%) VB6
9 2 (1.43%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.43%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 2 (1.43%) R
9 2 (1.43%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.43%) VBScript
10 1 (0.71%) C++
10 1 (0.71%) X++
10 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.57%) MCSE
2 5 (3.57%) CCA
2 5 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.86%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.14%) CCEE
4 3 (2.14%) MCSA
4 3 (2.14%) CCNP
5 2 (1.43%) CISSP
5 2 (1.43%) SAP Certification
5 2 (1.43%) Degree
6 1 (0.71%) MCSM
6 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.00%) SLA
2 2 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.71%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 12 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.00%) XenApp
4 4 (2.86%) vSphere
4 4 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.14%) UAG
5 3 (2.14%) XenServer
6 2 (1.43%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.71%) Xen
7 1 (0.71%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.71%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (3.57%) SCOM
2 4 (2.86%) SCCM
3 2 (1.43%) EdgeSight
4 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.71%) MOM
4 1 (0.71%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 32 (22.86%) SAP
2 15 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 14 (10.00%) VMware
4 12 (8.57%) Citrix
5 11 (7.86%) Oracle
6 9 (6.43%) IBM
7 6 (4.29%) Cisco
7 6 (4.29%) HP
7 6 (4.29%) BMC
8 5 (3.57%) Infor
8 5 (3.57%) OpenText
9 4 (2.86%) F5
9 4 (2.86%) Remedy
9 4 (2.86%) MAPICS
9 4 (2.86%) Juniper
9 4 (2.86%) Cognos
10 2 (1.43%) Dell
10 2 (1.43%) Informatica
10 2 (1.43%) Symantec
10 2 (1.43%) JD Edwards
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