The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Support Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Consultant
Rank 548 530 510
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 81 85 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 42 42
Median daily rate £340 £400 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £650 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £385 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.58% +28.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year
+38.75% -
Support Consultant
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
47309 49013 46162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.82% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31081 31699 28498
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1424 1848 1899
Median hourly rate £17.31 £16.83 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Support Consultant in the job title.

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 27 July 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Support Consultant Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Support Consultant
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +13 36 £400 -15.78% 8
South East -2 13 £300 -17.80% 5
North West +4 12 £350 - 2
North East -40 8 £343 - 2
East of England +15 3 £175 -56.25% 3
South West +3 3 £450 +63.63% 3
East Midlands -1 1 £325 -
Yorkshire -7 1 - - 3
West Midlands -51 1 £450 +12.50% 2
Support Consultant
UK

Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Support Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Support Consultant in the job title.

1 47 (30.32%) Windows
2 42 (27.10%) SAP
3 40 (25.81%) Oracle
3 40 (25.81%) Microsoft
4 39 (25.16%) SQL
5 34 (21.94%) Finance
6 31 (20.00%) ITIL
7 24 (15.48%) Linux
8 23 (14.84%) Unix
9 21 (13.55%) Oracle Database
9 21 (13.55%) Windows Server
10 20 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (12.90%) SQL Server
11 18 (11.61%) DNS
11 18 (11.61%) Microsoft Certification
11 18 (11.61%) Change Management
12 17 (10.97%) Active Directory
12 17 (10.97%) Citrix
13 16 (10.32%) SharePoint
13 16 (10.32%) VMware
13 16 (10.32%) Security Cleared
14 15 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 15 (9.68%) Red Hat
15 14 (9.03%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (9.03%) Java
16 13 (8.39%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (8.39%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (8.39%) PowerShell
17 12 (7.74%) Banking
17 12 (7.74%) Migration

Support Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (10.32%) SharePoint
2 12 (7.74%) MS Exchange
3 10 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (5.81%) Skype for Business
4 9 (5.81%) WebLogic
5 8 (5.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (4.52%) IIS
7 6 (3.87%) Oracle Application Server
8 5 (3.23%) Office Communications Server
8 5 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (2.58%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.94%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.29%) Live Communications Server
11 2 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.29%) Tomcat
11 2 (1.29%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.65%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.65%) IBM Transformation Extender
12 1 (0.65%) MQSeries
Applications
1 10 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.81%) MS Office
3 2 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.29%) MS Project
3 2 (1.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.52%) Documaker
2 6 (3.87%) Unit4 Business World
3 5 (3.23%) SAP FI
3 5 (3.23%) SAP MM
3 5 (3.23%) SAP PP
4 4 (2.58%) SAP CO
4 4 (2.58%) SAP ERP
4 4 (2.58%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (2.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (2.58%) SAP SD
4 4 (2.58%) SAP SRM
5 3 (1.94%) SAP HCM
5 3 (1.94%) SAP MDM
5 3 (1.94%) SAP WM
6 2 (1.29%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 2 (1.29%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.65%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.65%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.45%) Office 365
2 8 (5.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.29%) AdSense
4 1 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.65%) IaaS
4 1 (0.65%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.61%) DNS
2 12 (7.74%) DHCP
3 7 (4.52%) Firewall
3 7 (4.52%) Skype
4 5 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.23%) Wireless
5 4 (2.58%) LAN
6 3 (1.94%) Internet
6 3 (1.94%) LDAP
6 3 (1.94%) Network Security
6 3 (1.94%) SSH
6 3 (1.94%) WAN
7 2 (1.29%) BGP
7 2 (1.29%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.29%) PBX
7 2 (1.29%) PSTN
7 2 (1.29%) RTP
7 2 (1.29%) WAAS
7 2 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.55%) Oracle Database
2 20 (12.90%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.45%) SAP BW
4 9 (5.81%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (4.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (3.87%) SQLPlus
7 5 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.58%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 4 (2.58%) BusinessObjects XI
8 4 (2.58%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (2.58%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.94%) SAP BI
9 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.29%) Big Data
10 2 (1.29%) DB2
10 2 (1.29%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.29%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (1.29%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.52%) JIRA
2 2 (1.29%) LSMW
3 1 (0.65%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.65%) VisualVM
General
1 34 (21.94%) Finance
2 12 (7.74%) Banking
3 10 (6.45%) Manufacturing
4 8 (5.16%) Financial Institution
5 6 (3.87%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (3.23%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.58%) Advertising
7 4 (2.58%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.58%) Marketing
8 3 (1.94%) Electronics
8 3 (1.94%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.65%) French Language
9 1 (0.65%) German Language
9 1 (0.65%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.45%) Middleware
1 10 (6.45%) XML
2 9 (5.81%) CSS
3 7 (4.52%) Java EE
3 7 (4.52%) WebCenter
4 5 (3.23%) .NET
4 5 (3.23%) XSL
4 5 (3.23%) XSLT
5 3 (1.94%) HTML
6 2 (1.29%) EDI
7 1 (0.65%) ADO
7 1 (0.65%) ADO.NET
7 1 (0.65%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.65%) COM+
7 1 (0.65%) JDBC
7 1 (0.65%) JSP
7 1 (0.65%) ODBC
7 1 (0.65%) OLE
7 1 (0.65%) SOAP
7 1 (0.65%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.16%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.52%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.52%) Hedge funds
3 6 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.87%) Derivative
4 5 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.58%) AS400
5 4 (2.58%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.58%) Equities
5 4 (2.58%) Fixed Income
5 4 (2.58%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.94%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.94%) Clustering
6 3 (1.94%) FMCG
6 3 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.94%) Tandem
7 2 (1.29%) Data Conversion
7 2 (1.29%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.29%) DataPower
7 2 (1.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 47 (30.32%) Windows
2 24 (15.48%) Linux
3 23 (14.84%) Unix
4 21 (13.55%) Windows Server
5 20 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (8.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (7.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (7.10%) Windows 7
10 7 (4.52%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (3.23%) Android
12 4 (2.58%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.94%) Windows 2000
13 3 (1.94%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.94%) Windows XP
14 2 (1.29%) AIX
14 2 (1.29%) Solaris
15 1 (0.65%) HPUX
15 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.65%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.00%) ITIL
2 18 (11.61%) Change Management
3 14 (9.03%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (7.74%) Migration
5 11 (7.10%) Incident Management
6 9 (5.81%) ETL
7 8 (5.16%) SOA
7 8 (5.16%) Workflow
8 7 (4.52%) AOP
8 7 (4.52%) ERP
8 7 (4.52%) OO
8 7 (4.52%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (4.52%) Project Management
9 6 (3.87%) ERD
9 6 (3.87%) Procure-to-Pay
10 5 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (3.23%) Content Management
10 5 (3.23%) Service Management
10 5 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (2.58%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 39 (25.16%) SQL
2 14 (9.03%) Java
3 13 (8.39%) PowerShell
4 8 (5.16%) Perl
5 7 (4.52%) PL/SQL
6 6 (3.87%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.58%) C#
7 4 (2.58%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.94%) VBScript
9 2 (1.29%) ABAP
9 2 (1.29%) C
9 2 (1.29%) C++
9 2 (1.29%) Python
9 2 (1.29%) VB
10 1 (0.65%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.65%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.65%) Magik
10 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (11.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (10.32%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.10%) Degree
4 9 (5.81%) SC Cleared
5 8 (5.16%) MCSE
6 6 (3.87%) CCNA
6 6 (3.87%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (3.23%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.58%) CCNP
8 4 (2.58%) MCP
9 3 (1.94%) MCDBA
9 3 (1.94%) MCSA
10 2 (1.29%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.29%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (1.29%) MCSD
10 2 (1.29%) SAP Certification
11 1 (0.65%) MCITP
11 1 (0.65%) MCTS
11 1 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (3.23%) SLA
2 3 (1.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.29%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.29%) GxP
3 2 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 17 (10.97%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.58%) Terminal Services
4 4 (2.58%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (2.58%) vSphere
4 4 (2.58%) XenApp
5 2 (1.29%) DFS Replication
5 2 (1.29%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.29%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.65%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.65%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.65%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (4.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 7 (4.52%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 6 (3.87%) SCCM
3 3 (1.94%) OpenView
3 3 (1.94%) SCOM
3 3 (1.94%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (1.29%) SCDPM
4 2 (1.29%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.29%) SCSM
4 2 (1.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.29%) WSUS
5 1 (0.65%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.65%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.65%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.65%) Opsview
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.65%) SAP Afaria
5 1 (0.65%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 42 (27.10%) SAP
2 40 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 40 (25.81%) Oracle
3 17 (10.97%) Citrix
4 16 (10.32%) VMware
5 15 (9.68%) Red Hat
6 10 (6.45%) Cisco
7 9 (5.81%) Siebel
8 7 (4.52%) Northgate
9 6 (3.87%) HP
10 4 (2.58%) AppSense
10 4 (2.58%) CA
10 4 (2.58%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.58%) Dell
10 4 (2.58%) IBM
10 4 (2.58%) Informatica
10 4 (2.58%) Sybase
11 3 (1.94%) Lotus
11 3 (1.94%) Remedy
11 3 (1.94%) Symantec
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