The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Consultant
Rank 541 503 448
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -55
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 49 65 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 40 45
Average daily rate
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£333 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.48% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £245 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £15.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +47.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.50
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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
44745 44574 39549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.56% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28306 28035 23377
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1751 1849 2014
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -4 14 £275 -35.29% 10
South East -5 13 £300 -25.00% 9
South West +12 6 £350 -4.37% 2
East of England +6 6 £475 +69.64% 3
East Midlands - 3 £340 - 2
North East -6 2 - -
West Midlands -13 2 £650 +150.00% 3
Yorkshire - 2 - - 5
North West -25 1 - - 7
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Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 36 (25.35%) Finance
1 36 (25.35%) SQL
2 35 (24.65%) ITIL
3 26 (18.31%) Java
4 25 (17.61%) Windows
4 25 (17.61%) Microsoft
5 24 (16.90%) Oracle
6 23 (16.20%) Security Cleared
7 18 (12.68%) SAP
7 18 (12.68%) MS Excel
8 15 (10.56%) UNIX
8 15 (10.56%) Change Management
8 15 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (9.86%) Linux
9 14 (9.86%) PL/SQL
9 14 (9.86%) .NET
9 14 (9.86%) C#
10 12 (8.45%) Active Directory
10 12 (8.45%) Project Management
10 12 (8.45%) SC Cleared
10 12 (8.45%) DV Cleared
11 10 (7.04%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (7.04%) Oracle Database
11 10 (7.04%) Citrix
11 10 (7.04%) Agresso
11 10 (7.04%) SQL Server
11 10 (7.04%) CRM
11 10 (7.04%) Service Management
12 9 (6.34%) MS Project
12 9 (6.34%) Oracle Database 11g

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 8 (5.63%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.23%) Confluence
2 6 (4.23%) Tomcat
2 6 (4.23%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.23%) JBoss
3 5 (3.52%) IIS
4 4 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (2.82%) Oracle BPEL
5 3 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.11%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.41%) Lync
6 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.41%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.70%) SAS
7 1 (0.70%) Apache
7 1 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.70%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.70%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 18 (12.68%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.34%) MS Project
3 8 (5.63%) MS Office
3 8 (5.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.82%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (7.04%) Agresso
2 5 (3.52%) SAP MM
3 4 (2.82%) Cerner Millennium
3 4 (2.82%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (2.82%) SAP FI
4 3 (2.11%) SAP CO
4 3 (2.11%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (2.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (2.11%) SAP BPC
5 2 (1.41%) Sage 200
5 2 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (1.41%) SAP SD
5 2 (1.41%) SAP PS
5 2 (1.41%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.70%) Summit
6 1 (0.70%) RMDS
6 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.70%) Tridion
6 1 (0.70%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.23%) PaaS
2 4 (2.82%) Office 365
3 1 (0.70%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.23%) DNS
2 3 (2.11%) Firewall
2 3 (2.11%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.11%) LDAP
2 3 (2.11%) Internet
3 2 (1.41%) IMAP
3 2 (1.41%) SAN
3 2 (1.41%) DHCP
3 2 (1.41%) SSL
3 2 (1.41%) WAN
3 2 (1.41%) POP3
3 2 (1.41%) SMTP
4 1 (0.70%) VPN
4 1 (0.70%) LAN
4 1 (0.70%) SMS
4 1 (0.70%) VoIP
4 1 (0.70%) Intranet
4 1 (0.70%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.70%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.70%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.04%) Oracle Database
1 10 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.34%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (3.52%) MySQL
4 4 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (2.82%) SAP BW
5 3 (2.11%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.41%) SAP BI
6 2 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.70%) Essbase
7 1 (0.70%) Siebel EIM
7 1 (0.70%) DTS
7 1 (0.70%) MS Access
7 1 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.70%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (4.23%) JIRA
2 2 (1.41%) Ant
2 2 (1.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.70%) MSI
3 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (25.35%) Finance
2 3 (2.11%) Billing
2 3 (2.11%) Law
2 3 (2.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.41%) Advertising
3 2 (1.41%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.41%) Front Office
3 2 (1.41%) Back Office
3 2 (1.41%) Banking
4 1 (0.70%) Retail
4 1 (0.70%) Electronics
4 1 (0.70%) Automotive
4 1 (0.70%) Publishing
4 1 (0.70%) Legal
4 1 (0.70%) Military
4 1 (0.70%) Norwegian Language
4 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.86%) .NET
2 7 (4.93%) Java EE
3 3 (2.11%) HTML
4 2 (1.41%) SAP TM
4 2 (1.41%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (1.41%) J2EE
4 2 (1.41%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.41%) COM+
4 2 (1.41%) SOAP
4 2 (1.41%) Web Services
4 2 (1.41%) XML
4 2 (1.41%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.70%) Middleware
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.93%) Data Structures
3 4 (2.82%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (2.82%) NHS
4 2 (1.41%) SWIFT
4 2 (1.41%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.41%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.41%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.70%) GIS
5 1 (0.70%) Handset
5 1 (0.70%) Symmetrix
5 1 (0.70%) Clustering
5 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.70%) DTV
5 1 (0.70%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.70%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.61%) Windows
2 15 (10.56%) UNIX
3 14 (9.86%) Linux
4 10 (7.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (4.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.52%) Windows XP
7 5 (3.52%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.41%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.70%) AIX
9 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (24.65%) ITIL
2 15 (10.56%) Change Management
3 12 (8.45%) Project Management
4 10 (7.04%) CRM
4 10 (7.04%) Service Management
5 9 (6.34%) Incident Management
6 8 (5.63%) ERP
6 8 (5.63%) Workflow
7 7 (4.93%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (4.23%) DevOps
8 6 (4.23%) Change Control
8 6 (4.23%) Problem Management
8 6 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (4.23%) Document Management
8 6 (4.23%) Automated Testing
9 5 (3.52%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.52%) Time Management
9 5 (3.52%) Dependency Management
10 4 (2.82%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (25.35%) SQL
2 26 (18.31%) Java
3 14 (9.86%) PL/SQL
3 14 (9.86%) C#
4 6 (4.23%) Shell Script
4 6 (4.23%) VB.NET
5 4 (2.82%) ABAP
5 4 (2.82%) C
6 3 (2.11%) VBScript
6 3 (2.11%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.41%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.41%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 2 (1.41%) VB
7 2 (1.41%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.41%) VB6
8 1 (0.70%) PHP
8 1 (0.70%) C++
8 1 (0.70%) COBOL
8 1 (0.70%) X++
Qualifications
1 23 (16.20%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.45%) SC Cleared
2 12 (8.45%) DV Cleared
3 7 (4.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.52%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.82%) MCITP
5 4 (2.82%) MCTS
6 3 (2.11%) MCSE
7 2 (1.41%) Degree
7 2 (1.41%) CCA
7 2 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.41%) CISSP
7 2 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.70%) MCSA
8 1 (0.70%) CCNP
8 1 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.23%) SLA
2 2 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.70%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.70%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 12 (8.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.52%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (2.82%) vSphere
3 4 (2.82%) XenApp
3 4 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.11%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.41%) XenServer
5 2 (1.41%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.70%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.70%) NFS
6 1 (0.70%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.70%) UAG
6 1 (0.70%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 6 (4.23%) Puppet
2 4 (2.82%) SCCM
3 3 (2.11%) SCOM
4 2 (1.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (1.41%) EdgeSight
4 2 (1.41%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.70%) Control-M
5 1 (0.70%) WSUS
5 1 (0.70%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 25 (17.61%) Microsoft
2 24 (16.90%) Oracle
3 18 (12.68%) SAP
4 10 (7.04%) Citrix
5 8 (5.63%) IBM
6 7 (4.93%) VMware
7 6 (4.23%) HP
8 5 (3.52%) Cognos
9 4 (2.82%) Cerner
9 4 (2.82%) JD Edwards
9 4 (2.82%) Dell
9 4 (2.82%) Murex
9 4 (2.82%) Symantec
9 4 (2.82%) Cisco
10 3 (2.11%) Reuters
10 3 (2.11%) Bloomberg
10 3 (2.11%) F5
11 2 (1.41%) GFI Software
11 2 (1.41%) Remedy
11 2 (1.41%) McAfee
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