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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Consultant
Rank 560 542 489
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -53
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 61 70 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 48 49
Median daily rate £375 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £41.99 £40.00 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.96% +44.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.57 £40.00 £23.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.40 £40.00 £31.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +21.21%
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
46810 46709 45359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.91% 94.75% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30921 29327 28458
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1329 1862 1932
Median hourly rate £17.98 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.83% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.68 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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
South East -6 18 £413 +26.92% 9
London -16 18 £375 +15.38% 9
East of England +10 6 £325 -31.57% 5
South West -12 5 £325 -
North West -19 4 £319 - 3
Yorkshire +9 3 - -
North East -46 3 £300 - 1
East Midlands +8 2 £338 -0.73% 3
West Midlands -8 1 - - 2
Support Consultant
UK

Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 32 (25.20%) Microsoft
2 30 (23.62%) Windows
3 27 (21.26%) Oracle
4 26 (20.47%) SQL
5 24 (18.90%) Finance
6 20 (15.75%) Linux
7 16 (12.60%) ITIL
7 16 (12.60%) Unix
7 16 (12.60%) SAP
7 16 (12.60%) Security Cleared
8 15 (11.81%) MS Excel
9 13 (10.24%) SQL Server
9 13 (10.24%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (10.24%) Windows Server
10 12 (9.45%) DNS
10 12 (9.45%) Active Directory
10 12 (9.45%) Migration
10 12 (9.45%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (8.66%) Banking
11 11 (8.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (8.66%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (7.87%) Citrix
12 10 (7.87%) Red Hat
12 10 (7.87%) VMware
12 10 (7.87%) Project Management
13 9 (7.09%) MS PowerPoint
13 9 (7.09%) JIRA
13 9 (7.09%) Windows 7
13 9 (7.09%) PowerShell
13 9 (7.09%) SC Cleared

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 8 (6.30%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.51%) Confluence
2 7 (5.51%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.15%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (3.15%) IIS
3 4 (3.15%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.57%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.57%) Live Communications Server
4 2 (1.57%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.57%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.57%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.79%) Apache
5 1 (0.79%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.79%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.79%) Smallworld
5 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (11.81%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (7.09%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.72%) MS Office
4 1 (0.79%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.79%) MS Project
4 1 (0.79%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 4 (3.15%) SAP SD
2 2 (1.57%) Documaker
2 2 (1.57%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.57%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 2 (1.57%) Primavera
2 2 (1.57%) ResourceLink
2 2 (1.57%) SAP MM
2 2 (1.57%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.79%) Aareon QL
3 1 (0.79%) HFM
3 1 (0.79%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.79%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (0.79%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.79%) SAP AFS
3 1 (0.79%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.79%) SAP QM
3 1 (0.79%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.72%) Office 365
3 1 (0.79%) AdSense
3 1 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.79%) IaaS
3 1 (0.79%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.79%) PaaS
3 1 (0.79%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.45%) DNS
2 7 (5.51%) Firewall
3 5 (3.94%) DHCP
3 5 (3.94%) LAN
4 4 (3.15%) Internet
4 4 (3.15%) LDAP
4 4 (3.15%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.36%) Network Security
5 3 (2.36%) SSH
5 3 (2.36%) WAN
5 3 (2.36%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.36%) Wireless
6 2 (1.57%) BGP
6 2 (1.57%) HTTP
6 2 (1.57%) IPv6
6 2 (1.57%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.57%) PBX
6 2 (1.57%) PSTN
6 2 (1.57%) RTP
6 2 (1.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.24%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.30%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.51%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.15%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 4 (3.15%) BusinessObjects XI
5 4 (3.15%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (3.15%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.36%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (2.36%) SAP BW
6 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.57%) Big Data
7 2 (1.57%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (7.09%) JIRA
2 1 (0.79%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.79%) VisualVM
General
1 24 (18.90%) Finance
2 11 (8.66%) Banking
3 4 (3.15%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.57%) Advertising
4 2 (1.57%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.79%) Back Office
5 1 (0.79%) French Language
5 1 (0.79%) German Language
5 1 (0.79%) Law
5 1 (0.79%) Marketing
5 1 (0.79%) Military
5 1 (0.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.94%) .NET
1 5 (3.94%) XML
2 3 (2.36%) AngularJS
2 3 (2.36%) jQuery
2 3 (2.36%) Middleware
3 2 (1.57%) CSS
3 2 (1.57%) HTML
3 2 (1.57%) Java EE
3 2 (1.57%) WebCenter
4 1 (0.79%) ADO
4 1 (0.79%) ADO.NET
4 1 (0.79%) Classic ASP
4 1 (0.79%) COM+
4 1 (0.79%) EDI
4 1 (0.79%) JDBC
4 1 (0.79%) JSP
4 1 (0.79%) ODBC
4 1 (0.79%) SAML
4 1 (0.79%) SOAP
4 1 (0.79%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.51%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.72%) Derivative
3 5 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.15%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.15%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.15%) Equities
4 4 (3.15%) Fat Client
4 4 (3.15%) Fixed Income
4 4 (3.15%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.36%) Clustering
5 3 (2.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.57%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.57%) PKI
6 2 (1.57%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.79%) DataPower
7 1 (0.79%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.79%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.79%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (23.62%) Windows
2 20 (15.75%) Linux
3 16 (12.60%) Unix
4 13 (10.24%) Windows Server
5 11 (8.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (7.09%) Windows 7
7 7 (5.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.36%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (2.36%) Solaris
9 3 (2.36%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.36%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.57%) AIX
10 2 (1.57%) Android
10 2 (1.57%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.79%) VMS
11 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.79%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (12.60%) ITIL
2 13 (10.24%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (9.45%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (9.45%) Migration
4 10 (7.87%) Project Management
5 9 (7.09%) Change Management
5 9 (7.09%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (7.09%) Workflow
6 8 (6.30%) SDLC
7 7 (5.51%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.15%) Data Migration
8 4 (3.15%) ETL
8 4 (3.15%) High Availability
8 4 (3.15%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.15%) Load Balancing
9 3 (2.36%) Data Protection
9 3 (2.36%) Mentoring
9 3 (2.36%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (2.36%) Process Improvement
9 3 (2.36%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.47%) SQL
2 9 (7.09%) Java
2 9 (7.09%) Perl
2 9 (7.09%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.51%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.15%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.36%) C#
5 3 (2.36%) VBScript
6 2 (1.57%) C
6 2 (1.57%) C++
6 2 (1.57%) Python
6 2 (1.57%) VB
7 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.79%) Magik
7 1 (0.79%) PHP
7 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.79%) R
7 1 (0.79%) Scala
7 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (12.60%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (7.09%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.51%) Degree
5 4 (3.15%) MCSE
6 3 (2.36%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.36%) CCNA
6 3 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.36%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.36%) MCSA
7 2 (1.57%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.57%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (1.57%) MCITP
7 2 (1.57%) MCP
7 2 (1.57%) MCSD
7 2 (1.57%) MCTS
8 1 (0.79%) CCNP
8 1 (0.79%) CISSP
8 1 (0.79%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.15%) SLA
2 3 (2.36%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.79%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (9.45%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.36%) vSphere
3 3 (2.36%) XenApp
4 2 (1.57%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.79%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.79%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.79%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.79%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (3.94%) SCCM
2 2 (1.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.57%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (1.57%) Puppet
2 2 (1.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.79%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.79%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.79%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.79%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.79%) Netcool
3 1 (0.79%) OpenView
3 1 (0.79%) Opsview
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (0.79%) SAP Afaria
3 1 (0.79%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.79%) WSUS
3 1 (0.79%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 32 (25.20%) Microsoft
2 27 (21.26%) Oracle
3 16 (12.60%) SAP
4 10 (7.87%) Citrix
4 10 (7.87%) Red Hat
4 10 (7.87%) VMware
5 7 (5.51%) Cisco
6 5 (3.94%) IBM
6 5 (3.94%) Siebel
7 4 (3.15%) AppSense
7 4 (3.15%) CA
7 4 (3.15%) Dell
7 4 (3.15%) HP
7 4 (3.15%) Informatica
7 4 (3.15%) ServiceNow
7 4 (3.15%) Sybase
8 3 (2.36%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.36%) IronPort
8 3 (2.36%) Remedy
8 3 (2.36%) Symantec
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