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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Consultant
Rank 541 539 543
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 74 104 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.21% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 50 39
Median daily rate £344 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £489 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.88% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £29.00 - £17.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 - £9.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.98 - £25.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £20.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+41.25% +15.94%
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
47082 49406 48378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 95.00% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 31049 32107 30018
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1524 1896 1961
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -13 27 £350 -17.64% 7
South East +15 13 £300 +1.26% 8
North West +23 11 £350 +27.27% 2
South West +2 6 £413 +17.85% 5
North East - 6 £300 - 1
East of England +3 2 £438 +45.83% 3
Yorkshire +1 2 £500 +122.22% 2
East Midlands -8 2 £325 +8.33% 1
West Midlands -40 2 £450 +12.50% 2
Support Consultant
UK

Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 43 (32.82%) SAP
2 32 (24.43%) Oracle
3 29 (22.14%) Finance
3 29 (22.14%) Windows
4 28 (21.37%) Microsoft
5 27 (20.61%) SQL
6 24 (18.32%) ITIL
7 17 (12.98%) Linux
7 17 (12.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (12.98%) Oracle Database
8 16 (12.21%) Change Management
9 15 (11.45%) Unix
9 15 (11.45%) Windows Server
10 13 (9.92%) SharePoint
10 13 (9.92%) SQL Server
11 12 (9.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (9.16%) Citrix
11 12 (9.16%) Java
11 12 (9.16%) DNS
12 11 (8.40%) Manufacturing
12 11 (8.40%) DHCP
12 11 (8.40%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (8.40%) Red Hat
12 11 (8.40%) Unit4 Business World
13 10 (7.63%) Middleware
13 10 (7.63%) Active Directory
13 10 (7.63%) SOA
13 10 (7.63%) VMware
13 10 (7.63%) Financial Institution
13 10 (7.63%) Windows Server 2012

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 (9.92%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.87%) Skype for Business
2 9 (6.87%) WebLogic
3 8 (6.11%) MS Exchange
4 7 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (5.34%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (5.34%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (4.58%) Oracle Application Server
6 5 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.82%) IIS
6 5 (3.82%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (2.29%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.53%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.53%) JBoss
8 2 (1.53%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.53%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.76%) Apache
9 1 (0.76%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (3.82%) MS Excel
1 5 (3.82%) MS Office
2 2 (1.53%) MS Project
3 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (8.40%) Unit4 Business World
2 7 (5.34%) Documaker
2 7 (5.34%) SAP MM
3 6 (4.58%) SAP FI
3 6 (4.58%) SAP PP
4 5 (3.82%) SAP CO
4 5 (3.82%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (3.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (3.82%) SAP SD
5 4 (3.05%) SAP HCM
6 3 (2.29%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (2.29%) SAP ERP
6 3 (2.29%) SAP MDM
6 3 (2.29%) SAP SRM
6 3 (2.29%) SAP WM
7 2 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (1.53%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 2 (1.53%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (1.53%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (1.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.34%) Office 365
2 2 (1.53%) AdSense
3 1 (0.76%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (0.76%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.16%) DNS
2 11 (8.40%) DHCP
3 7 (5.34%) Skype
4 6 (4.58%) Firewall
5 4 (3.05%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.05%) Wireless
6 2 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.53%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (1.53%) Internet
6 2 (1.53%) LAN
6 2 (1.53%) LDAP
6 2 (1.53%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (1.53%) WAAS
6 2 (1.53%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.76%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (0.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.76%) Multicast
7 1 (0.76%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.98%) Oracle Database
2 13 (9.92%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.11%) SAP BW
4 7 (5.34%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (4.58%) SQLPlus
6 3 (2.29%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.29%) SAP BI
6 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.53%) DB2
7 2 (1.53%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.76%) GIS
8 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.76%) Informix
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.34%) JIRA
2 2 (1.53%) LSMW
3 1 (0.76%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.76%) VisualVM
General
1 29 (22.14%) Finance
2 11 (8.40%) Manufacturing
3 10 (7.63%) Financial Institution
4 8 (6.11%) Advertising
5 6 (4.58%) Banking
5 6 (4.58%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (4.58%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.05%) Electronics
6 4 (3.05%) General Ledger
6 4 (3.05%) Marketing
7 3 (2.29%) Retail
8 2 (1.53%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.63%) Middleware
2 7 (5.34%) CSS
2 7 (5.34%) Java EE
2 7 (5.34%) WebCenter
2 7 (5.34%) XML
3 5 (3.82%) XSL
3 5 (3.82%) XSLT
4 4 (3.05%) .NET
5 2 (1.53%) EDI
5 2 (1.53%) HTML
5 2 (1.53%) SOAP
6 1 (0.76%) BAPI
6 1 (0.76%) COM+
6 1 (0.76%) JDBC
6 1 (0.76%) JSF
6 1 (0.76%) JSP
6 1 (0.76%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.76%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.76%) Web Services
6 1 (0.76%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.34%) Hedge funds
2 6 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.58%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.05%) AS400
3 4 (3.05%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.05%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.29%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.29%) FMCG
4 3 (2.29%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.29%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.53%) Clustering
5 2 (1.53%) Data Conversion
5 2 (1.53%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.53%) DataPower
5 2 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.53%) iSeries
5 2 (1.53%) PKI
5 2 (1.53%) Tandem
5 2 (1.53%) User Experience
6 1 (0.76%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 29 (22.14%) Windows
2 17 (12.98%) Linux
2 17 (12.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (11.45%) Unix
3 15 (11.45%) Windows Server
4 12 (9.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (7.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (7.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.34%) Apple iOS
6 7 (5.34%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (4.58%) Android
8 3 (2.29%) Solaris
8 3 (2.29%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.53%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.53%) Windows Phone
9 2 (1.53%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.32%) ITIL
2 16 (12.21%) Change Management
3 10 (7.63%) SOA
4 9 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (6.87%) Incident Management
4 9 (6.87%) Migration
5 8 (6.11%) ERP
5 8 (6.11%) Logistics
6 7 (5.34%) AOP
6 7 (5.34%) Content Management
6 7 (5.34%) OO
6 7 (5.34%) Project Management
7 6 (4.58%) ERD
7 6 (4.58%) ETL
8 5 (3.82%) Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (3.05%) Business Analysis
9 4 (3.05%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.05%) CRM
9 4 (3.05%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (3.05%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (20.61%) SQL
2 12 (9.16%) Java
3 7 (5.34%) PL/SQL
4 5 (3.82%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.29%) ABAP
5 3 (2.29%) Perl
5 3 (2.29%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.53%) C#
7 1 (0.76%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.76%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.76%) Magik
7 1 (0.76%) Python
7 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.76%) VB
7 1 (0.76%) VBA
7 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (8.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (6.87%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.11%) Degree
4 6 (4.58%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.82%) MCSE
6 3 (2.29%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.29%) CCNA
6 3 (2.29%) CCNP
6 3 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.53%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.53%) MCDBA
7 2 (1.53%) MCP
7 2 (1.53%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.76%) CISA
8 1 (0.76%) CISSP
8 1 (0.76%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.76%) MCITP
8 1 (0.76%) MCTS
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.76%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.82%) SLA
2 3 (2.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.53%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.53%) GxP
3 2 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (7.63%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.82%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.29%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.53%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.76%) vSphere
6 1 (0.76%) XenApp
6 1 (0.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (5.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 7 (5.34%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (2.29%) SCOM
2 3 (2.29%) SCVMM
3 2 (1.53%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (1.53%) OpenView
3 2 (1.53%) SAP Afaria
3 2 (1.53%) SCCM
3 2 (1.53%) SCDPM
3 2 (1.53%) SCOrch
3 2 (1.53%) SCSM
3 2 (1.53%) WSUS
3 2 (1.53%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.76%) MOM
4 1 (0.76%) Netcool
4 1 (0.76%) Opsview
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.76%) QRadar
4 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 43 (32.82%) SAP
2 32 (24.43%) Oracle
3 28 (21.37%) Microsoft
4 12 (9.16%) Citrix
5 11 (8.40%) Red Hat
6 10 (7.63%) VMware
7 8 (6.11%) Siebel
8 7 (5.34%) Northgate
9 6 (4.58%) IBM
10 4 (3.05%) Trend Micro
11 3 (2.29%) Apple
11 3 (2.29%) Cisco
11 3 (2.29%) HP
12 2 (1.53%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 2 (1.53%) Lotus
12 2 (1.53%) OpenText
12 2 (1.53%) Radianz
12 2 (1.53%) Riverbed
12 2 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (1.53%) SolarWinds
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