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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Consultant
Rank 541 533 525
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 57 88 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 50 55
Median daily rate £375 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £149 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £5.00 £15.00 £14.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% +2.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year
- +2.11%
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
43501 47980 48241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.51% 94.93% 93.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 28710 31023 31043
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1512 1886 2016
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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
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 8 December 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 -14 18 £375 -1.63% 9
South East +29 12 £383 +2.00% 3
East of England +9 7 £425 +97.67% 1
North West +3 6 £425 +126.66% 3
North East -26 5 £325 -31.57% 2
South West +2 3 £345 -10.38% 2
East Midlands -8 2 £425 - 1
West Midlands -8 2 £370 - 1
Yorkshire +13 1 - - 5
Support Consultant
UK

Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 45 (32.61%) SAP
2 36 (26.09%) Finance
3 28 (20.29%) Windows
4 27 (19.57%) Oracle
5 26 (18.84%) Microsoft
6 21 (15.22%) SQL
7 19 (13.77%) ITIL
8 17 (12.32%) Windows Server
9 16 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (10.87%) SharePoint
11 14 (10.14%) Change Management
11 14 (10.14%) Oracle Database
12 13 (9.42%) DNS
12 13 (9.42%) Active Directory
12 13 (9.42%) Unit4 Business World
12 13 (9.42%) DHCP
13 12 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (8.70%) Logistics
14 11 (7.97%) Manufacturing
14 11 (7.97%) Citrix
14 11 (7.97%) SOA
14 11 (7.97%) Unix
14 11 (7.97%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (7.97%) Security Cleared
15 10 (7.25%) Incident Management
15 10 (7.25%) Skype for Business
15 10 (7.25%) Linux
15 10 (7.25%) SAP FI
16 9 (6.52%) Telecoms
16 9 (6.52%) Financial Institution

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 15 (10.87%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.25%) Skype for Business
3 9 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (6.52%) MS Exchange
3 9 (6.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (5.80%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (5.07%) Oracle Application Server
5 7 (5.07%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (4.35%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (3.62%) WebSphere
7 5 (3.62%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (2.90%) WebLogic
9 3 (2.17%) MQSeries
10 2 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.72%) AquaLogic
11 1 (0.72%) Confluence
11 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.72%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 6 (4.35%) MS Office
2 3 (2.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.72%) MS Project
3 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (9.42%) Unit4 Business World
2 10 (7.25%) SAP FI
3 9 (6.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (6.52%) SAP CO
3 9 (6.52%) SAP FI/CO
4 8 (5.80%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (5.07%) SAP MM
5 7 (5.07%) SAP SD
6 4 (2.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (2.17%) SAP ERP
7 3 (2.17%) SAP HCM
7 3 (2.17%) SAP MDM
7 3 (2.17%) SAP PP
8 2 (1.45%) Documaker
8 2 (1.45%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 2 (1.45%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (1.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (1.45%) SAP GRC
8 2 (1.45%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.80%) Office 365
2 2 (1.45%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.72%) AdSense
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.42%) DHCP
1 13 (9.42%) DNS
2 8 (5.80%) Skype
3 6 (4.35%) 3G
3 6 (4.35%) SSL
4 4 (2.90%) 4G
4 4 (2.90%) GSM
4 4 (2.90%) LTE
4 4 (2.90%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (2.90%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.90%) UMTS
5 3 (2.17%) Firewall
5 3 (2.17%) HTTP
5 3 (2.17%) VPN
5 3 (2.17%) Wireless
6 2 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.45%) LAN
6 2 (1.45%) SMTP
6 2 (1.45%) WAN
6 2 (1.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.14%) Oracle Database
2 8 (5.80%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.35%) SQLPlus
4 5 (3.62%) SAP BW
5 3 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.45%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.72%) DTS
7 1 (0.72%) Informix
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (2.17%) JIRA
2 2 (1.45%) LSMW
3 1 (0.72%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.72%) PVCS
3 1 (0.72%) Subversion
3 1 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.72%) Zephyr
General
1 36 (26.09%) Finance
2 11 (7.97%) Manufacturing
3 9 (6.52%) Financial Institution
3 9 (6.52%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.07%) Advertising
4 7 (5.07%) Banking
5 5 (3.62%) General Ledger
5 5 (3.62%) Marketing
5 5 (3.62%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.90%) Electronics
7 3 (2.17%) Billing
7 3 (2.17%) Retail
8 2 (1.45%) Back Office
9 1 (0.72%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.80%) CSS
2 7 (5.07%) Middleware
3 5 (3.62%) XML
3 5 (3.62%) XSL
3 5 (3.62%) XSLT
4 3 (2.17%) EDI
4 3 (2.17%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (1.45%) .NET
5 2 (1.45%) HTML
5 2 (1.45%) Java EE
5 2 (1.45%) SAP Basis
5 2 (1.45%) Web Services
5 2 (1.45%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.72%) BAPI
6 1 (0.72%) CSS3
6 1 (0.72%) ELK Stack
6 1 (0.72%) J2EE
6 1 (0.72%) jQuery
6 1 (0.72%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.07%) Blackberry
2 6 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.62%) Visualisation
4 4 (2.90%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.17%) AS400
5 3 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.17%) FMCG
5 3 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.45%) Clustering
6 2 (1.45%) Data Conversion
6 2 (1.45%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.45%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.72%) Fintech
7 1 (0.72%) iSeries
7 1 (0.72%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.72%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (20.29%) Windows
2 17 (12.32%) Windows Server
3 16 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (7.97%) Unix
5 11 (7.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (7.25%) Linux
7 7 (5.07%) Apple iOS
8 6 (4.35%) Android
9 5 (3.62%) Solaris
10 4 (2.90%) AIX
10 4 (2.90%) Windows 7
11 3 (2.17%) OS/390
12 2 (1.45%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.72%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.72%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (13.77%) ITIL
2 14 (10.14%) Change Management
3 12 (8.70%) Logistics
4 11 (7.97%) SOA
5 10 (7.25%) Incident Management
6 8 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (5.80%) ERP
6 8 (5.80%) Migration
7 7 (5.07%) Content Management
7 7 (5.07%) ETL
8 6 (4.35%) Configuration Management
8 6 (4.35%) ERD
8 6 (4.35%) Project Management
8 6 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (3.62%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (3.62%) CRM
9 5 (3.62%) High Availability
10 4 (2.90%) Programme Management
10 4 (2.90%) Software Engineering
10 4 (2.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.22%) SQL
2 8 (5.80%) PL/SQL
3 4 (2.90%) ABAP
3 4 (2.90%) Java
3 4 (2.90%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.45%) C
4 2 (1.45%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.45%) VBA
5 1 (0.72%) C#
5 1 (0.72%) C++
5 1 (0.72%) Perl
5 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (7.97%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.80%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.35%) Degree
5 5 (3.62%) MCSE
6 3 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.45%) CCNA
7 2 (1.45%) CCNP
7 2 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.45%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.45%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.72%) CCA
8 1 (0.72%) CISA
8 1 (0.72%) CISSP
8 1 (0.72%) CRISC
8 1 (0.72%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.72%) MCP
8 1 (0.72%) SANS
8 1 (0.72%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.62%) SLA
2 4 (2.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.45%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.45%) GxP
4 2 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (9.42%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.07%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.45%) DFS Replication
5 2 (1.45%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.72%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.17%) SCOM
1 3 (2.17%) SCVMM
2 2 (1.45%) DameWare
2 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (1.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (1.45%) SCCM
2 2 (1.45%) SCDPM
2 2 (1.45%) SCOrch
2 2 (1.45%) SCSM
2 2 (1.45%) WSUS
3 1 (0.72%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.72%) QRadar
3 1 (0.72%) SAP Afaria
3 1 (0.72%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 45 (32.61%) SAP
2 27 (19.57%) Oracle
3 26 (18.84%) Microsoft
4 11 (7.97%) Citrix
5 7 (5.07%) IBM
6 6 (4.35%) Cisco
6 6 (4.35%) VMware
7 5 (3.62%) Northgate
7 5 (3.62%) Trend Micro
8 3 (2.17%) Siebel
9 2 (1.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 2 (1.45%) Altiris
9 2 (1.45%) Apple
9 2 (1.45%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.45%) NetCracker
9 2 (1.45%) OpenText
9 2 (1.45%) Radianz
9 2 (1.45%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.45%) Reuters
9 2 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
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