The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Consultant
Rank 498 451 506
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +55
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 73 70 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 39 41
Average daily rate £323 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.85% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £33.00 £16.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.07% -35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £12.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+182.00% -50.00%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47289 40554 51511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.32% 92.75% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 29337 23812 29012
Average daily rate £395 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1917 2075 2421
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Support Consultant
UK

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -21 28 £300 - 3
South East -15 17 £318 -25.29% 6
South West -18 10 £373 +43.46% 2
West Midlands -14 7 £260 -35.00% 1
North West -21 5 £325 -7.14%
East of England -33 5 £245 -30.00% 3
East Midlands - 1 - -
North East - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 3
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Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 55 (31.98%) Windows
2 42 (24.42%) Finance
3 36 (20.93%) Oracle
4 34 (19.77%) Microsoft
5 31 (18.02%) Active Directory
5 31 (18.02%) ITIL
6 28 (16.28%) UNIX
7 26 (15.12%) Linux
7 26 (15.12%) SAP
7 26 (15.12%) SQL
7 26 (15.12%) Cisco
8 23 (13.37%) VMware
9 21 (12.21%) Security Cleared
10 20 (11.63%) Telecoms
10 20 (11.63%) Service Management
11 19 (11.05%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (10.47%) DNS
13 16 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (9.30%) Project Management
14 15 (8.72%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (8.72%) Degree
15 14 (8.14%) Firewall
16 13 (7.56%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (7.56%) MS Exchange
16 13 (7.56%) Windows 7
17 12 (6.98%) Lync
17 12 (6.98%) IBM
17 12 (6.98%) SAN
18 11 (6.40%) Disaster Recovery
18 11 (6.40%) MS Excel

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 13 (7.56%) MS Exchange
2 12 (6.98%) Lync
3 10 (5.81%) Live Communications Server
4 6 (3.49%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.49%) IIS
5 3 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.16%) MS Project Server
6 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.16%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.58%) SAS
7 1 (0.58%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.49%) MS Project
2 6 (3.49%) MS Office
3 3 (1.74%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.58%) CATIA
4 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (5.81%) Oracle Payables
2 8 (4.65%) Oracle General Ledger
2 8 (4.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (4.65%) Oracle Receivables
2 8 (4.65%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (4.07%) SAP FI
3 7 (4.07%) Cognos TM1
3 7 (4.07%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 6 (3.49%) SAP CO
4 6 (3.49%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (3.49%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (2.33%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (1.74%) SAP SD
6 3 (1.74%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (1.74%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 2 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (1.16%) SAP SRM
7 2 (1.16%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (1.16%) HFM
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.49%) Office 365
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.47%) DNS
2 14 (8.14%) Firewall
3 12 (6.98%) SAN
4 10 (5.81%) LAN
4 10 (5.81%) PBX
4 10 (5.81%) PSTN
4 10 (5.81%) RTP
5 9 (5.23%) WAN
6 6 (3.49%) DHCP
6 6 (3.49%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.33%) BIG-IP
7 4 (2.33%) Internet
7 4 (2.33%) VPN
8 3 (1.74%) SSL
8 3 (1.74%) 3G
8 3 (1.74%) HTTP
8 3 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.74%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (1.74%) Multicast
9 2 (1.16%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (5.23%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (5.23%) Essbase
2 9 (5.23%) Oracle BI EE
3 8 (4.65%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.07%) Oracle ODI
5 6 (3.49%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.74%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (1.16%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.16%) Hyperion Smart View
7 2 (1.16%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.58%) MS Access
8 1 (0.58%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.58%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.58%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.58%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Subversion
1 2 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.58%) JIRA
General
1 42 (24.42%) Finance
2 20 (11.63%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.49%) Banking
3 6 (3.49%) Retail
3 6 (3.49%) Front Office
4 5 (2.91%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.74%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.74%) Billing
5 3 (1.74%) German Language
6 2 (1.16%) French Language
6 2 (1.16%) Back Office
7 1 (0.58%) Law
7 1 (0.58%) Military
7 1 (0.58%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.58%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.91%) EDI
2 4 (2.33%) .NET
3 2 (1.16%) SAP Basis
3 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.58%) HTML
4 1 (0.58%) XML
4 1 (0.58%) Middleware
4 1 (0.58%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.58%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (0.58%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.49%) Management Information System
2 5 (2.91%) PKI
3 4 (2.33%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.74%) EPoS
4 3 (1.74%) Equities
4 3 (1.74%) Hedge funds
4 3 (1.74%) FMCG
5 2 (1.16%) Derivative
5 2 (1.16%) Statistics
5 2 (1.16%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.16%) Clustering
5 2 (1.16%) Replication
5 2 (1.16%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.58%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.58%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.58%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.58%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.58%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 55 (31.98%) Windows
2 28 (16.28%) UNIX
3 26 (15.12%) Linux
4 19 (11.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (7.56%) Windows 7
7 10 (5.81%) Solaris
8 9 (5.23%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.33%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.74%) AIX
11 2 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.58%) VMS
12 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.58%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.58%) Android
12 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (18.02%) ITIL
2 20 (11.63%) Service Management
3 16 (9.30%) Project Management
4 11 (6.40%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (5.81%) Customer Engagement
5 10 (5.81%) Network Load Balancing
6 9 (5.23%) PRINCE2
6 9 (5.23%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (4.65%) Migration
7 8 (4.65%) ETL
8 7 (4.07%) Data Modelling
8 7 (4.07%) ITIL V3
8 7 (4.07%) Data Cleansing
9 6 (3.49%) Problem Management
9 6 (3.49%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (2.91%) Risk Management
10 5 (2.91%) Service Delivery
10 5 (2.91%) Capacity Management
10 5 (2.91%) Incident Management
11 4 (2.33%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.12%) SQL
2 6 (3.49%) Shell Script
3 5 (2.91%) Perl
3 5 (2.91%) Java
4 4 (2.33%) C#
5 3 (1.74%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.74%) Tcl
5 3 (1.74%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.16%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.58%) VBScript
7 1 (0.58%) VB
7 1 (0.58%) ABAP
7 1 (0.58%) VBA
7 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (12.21%) Security Cleared
2 15 (8.72%) Degree
3 13 (7.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (5.81%) SC Cleared
4 10 (5.81%) MCTS
4 10 (5.81%) MCITP
5 6 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.91%) CCIE
6 5 (2.91%) CCNP
7 4 (2.33%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.74%) MCSE
9 2 (1.16%) CCA
9 2 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.58%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.07%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.16%) QA
2 2 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (18.02%) Active Directory
2 15 (8.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.07%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.49%) VMware ESX
5 5 (2.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (1.74%) XenApp
6 3 (1.74%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (1.16%) vSphere
7 2 (1.16%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.16%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.58%) Snort
8 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.58%) XenServer
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (3.49%) Backup Exec
2 5 (2.91%) SCCM
3 3 (1.74%) DameWare
4 2 (1.16%) WSUS
4 2 (1.16%) Puppet
4 2 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.16%) Control-M
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.58%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.58%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.58%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.58%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.58%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.58%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 36 (20.93%) Oracle
2 34 (19.77%) Microsoft
3 26 (15.12%) SAP
3 26 (15.12%) Cisco
4 23 (13.37%) VMware
5 12 (6.98%) IBM
6 10 (5.81%) Juniper
7 9 (5.23%) HP
7 9 (5.23%) Citrix
8 7 (4.07%) Cognos
8 7 (4.07%) Symantec
9 6 (3.49%) F5
9 6 (3.49%) CheckPoint
9 6 (3.49%) Veritas
10 5 (2.91%) Murex
10 5 (2.91%) Altiris
11 4 (2.33%) Nortel
11 4 (2.33%) Dell
11 4 (2.33%) Lotus
11 4 (2.33%) Avaya
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Rate: Competitive
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