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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Consultant
UK / England
Rank 524 536 473
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -63
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 43 68 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 48 62
Median daily rate £325 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £146 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £328 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.29% -10.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £5.00 £15.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% -40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+300.00% -14.28%

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
38645 44135 43796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.90% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 25340 28509 27973
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1325 1619 1749
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.57 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +3 13 £325 -16.12% 6
South East +4 9 £400 - 4
East Midlands +12 6 £300 - 1
East of England +6 6 £400 +66.66% 5
North East -14 5 £290 -38.94% 1
South West +4 1 £345 -25.00% 2
West Midlands -2 1 £370 -10.30% 2
Support Consultant
UK

Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 32 (31.37%) Finance
2 29 (28.43%) SAP
3 19 (18.63%) Windows
4 18 (17.65%) Oracle
4 18 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 15 (14.71%) Windows Server
6 14 (13.73%) ITIL
7 13 (12.75%) SharePoint
7 13 (12.75%) Active Directory
8 11 (10.78%) Security Cleared
9 10 (9.80%) SC Cleared
9 10 (9.80%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (9.80%) Logistics
9 10 (9.80%) SAP FI
9 10 (9.80%) DHCP
9 10 (9.80%) DNS
9 10 (9.80%) SQL
10 9 (8.82%) Blackberry
10 9 (8.82%) SAP CO
10 9 (8.82%) SAP FI/CO
10 9 (8.82%) Apple iOS
10 9 (8.82%) Oracle EBS R12
10 9 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (7.84%) Hyper-V
11 8 (7.84%) Visualisation
11 8 (7.84%) Android
11 8 (7.84%) Skype for Business
11 8 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (7.84%) Office 365
11 8 (7.84%) SharePoint 2013

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 13 (12.75%) SharePoint
2 10 (9.80%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (7.84%) MS Exchange
3 8 (7.84%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (7.84%) Skype for Business
4 7 (6.86%) Office Communications Server
4 7 (6.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (4.90%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.90%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (2.94%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.96%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.98%) AquaLogic
8 1 (0.98%) CMS
8 1 (0.98%) JBoss
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.98%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 7 (6.86%) MS Office
2 6 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.98%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (9.80%) SAP FI
2 9 (8.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (8.82%) SAP CO
2 9 (8.82%) SAP FI/CO
3 8 (7.84%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (7.84%) SAP SD
3 8 (7.84%) Unit4 Business World
4 5 (4.90%) SAP MM
5 2 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (1.96%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (1.96%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (1.96%) SAP CRM
5 2 (1.96%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.98%) SAP EWM
6 1 (0.98%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.84%) Office 365
2 2 (1.96%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.80%) DHCP
1 10 (9.80%) DNS
2 8 (7.84%) Skype
3 6 (5.88%) 3G
3 6 (5.88%) SSL
4 4 (3.92%) 4G
4 4 (3.92%) GSM
4 4 (3.92%) LTE
4 4 (3.92%) UMTS
5 3 (2.94%) HTTP
5 3 (2.94%) VPN
6 2 (1.96%) Firewall
6 2 (1.96%) LAN
6 2 (1.96%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (1.96%) SMTP
6 2 (1.96%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.96%) WAN
7 1 (0.98%) SSH
7 1 (0.98%) Telnet
7 1 (0.98%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.90%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.96%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.98%) DTS
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.98%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.96%) LSMW
2 1 (0.98%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.98%) JIRA
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.98%) PVCS
2 1 (0.98%) Subversion
2 1 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.98%) Zephyr
General
1 32 (31.37%) Finance
2 6 (5.88%) Banking
2 6 (5.88%) Financial Institution
2 6 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.90%) Advertising
4 4 (3.92%) Retail
5 3 (2.94%) Billing
6 2 (1.96%) Back Office
6 2 (1.96%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.96%) Marketing
6 2 (1.96%) Publishing
7 1 (0.98%) Electronics
7 1 (0.98%) Front Office
7 1 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.90%) Middleware
2 3 (2.94%) EDI
2 3 (2.94%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (1.96%) .NET
3 2 (1.96%) Web Services
4 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.98%) BAPI
4 1 (0.98%) CSS
4 1 (0.98%) ELK Stack
4 1 (0.98%) HTML
4 1 (0.98%) J2EE
4 1 (0.98%) jQuery
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.98%) REST
4 1 (0.98%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.98%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.98%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.82%) Blackberry
2 8 (7.84%) Visualisation
3 4 (3.92%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.94%) AS400
4 3 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.96%) Data Conversion
5 2 (1.96%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.96%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.98%) Clustering
6 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.98%) Equities
6 1 (0.98%) Fintech
6 1 (0.98%) FMCG
6 1 (0.98%) iSeries
6 1 (0.98%) PKI
6 1 (0.98%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.98%) Tandem
6 1 (0.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.63%) Windows
2 15 (14.71%) Windows Server
3 9 (8.82%) Apple iOS
3 9 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (7.84%) Android
4 8 (7.84%) Linux
4 8 (7.84%) Unix
4 8 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (4.90%) Solaris
6 4 (3.92%) AIX
7 3 (2.94%) OS/390
8 2 (1.96%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.98%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.98%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (13.73%) ITIL
2 10 (9.80%) Logistics
3 8 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (7.84%) Change Management
3 8 (7.84%) SOA
4 7 (6.86%) Migration
4 7 (6.86%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (5.88%) ERP
6 5 (4.90%) High Availability
6 5 (4.90%) Incident Management
6 5 (4.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (3.92%) Content Management
7 4 (3.92%) ETL
7 4 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (3.92%) Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (3.92%) Software Engineering
8 3 (2.94%) CRM
8 3 (2.94%) Data Migration
8 3 (2.94%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.80%) SQL
2 3 (2.94%) VBA
3 2 (1.96%) ABAP
3 2 (1.96%) C
3 2 (1.96%) C#
3 2 (1.96%) Java
3 2 (1.96%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.98%) C++
4 1 (0.98%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.98%) Perl
4 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (10.78%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.80%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.84%) MCSE
3 8 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.92%) Degree
5 3 (2.94%) CCA
5 3 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.98%) CCNA
7 1 (0.98%) CCNP
7 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.98%) CISSP
7 1 (0.98%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.98%) MCP
7 1 (0.98%) SANS
7 1 (0.98%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) SLA
2 3 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.96%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.96%) GxP
System Software
1 13 (12.75%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.84%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.96%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.98%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) DameWare
2 1 (0.98%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.98%) QRadar
2 1 (0.98%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (0.98%) SCOM
2 1 (0.98%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 29 (28.43%) SAP
2 18 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 18 (17.65%) Oracle
3 8 (7.84%) IBM
4 7 (6.86%) Trend Micro
5 4 (3.92%) Citrix
6 3 (2.94%) Cisco
6 3 (2.94%) VMware
7 2 (1.96%) Altiris
7 2 (1.96%) Apple
7 2 (1.96%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.96%) NetCracker
7 2 (1.96%) Reuters
7 2 (1.96%) Workday
8 1 (0.98%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.98%) CommVault
8 1 (0.98%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.98%) Remedy
8 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.98%) Sun
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