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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Consultant
Rank 522 497 468
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 53 66 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 33 50
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £473 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.92% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £17.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
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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
46002 44397 41390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.72% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 29583 27602 24612
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £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 1748 1803 1983
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.54 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South East -6 17 £350 -12.50% 14
London -11 16 £300 -23.07% 10
East of England +5 6 £475 - 5
Yorkshire - 6 - - 5
South West -8 4 £350 -4.37%
North East -25 2 - - 1
East Midlands -10 1 £300 -20.00% 1
North West -23 1 - - 6
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Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 39 (26.71%) ITIL
2 37 (25.34%) Finance
3 35 (23.97%) SQL
4 28 (19.18%) Oracle
4 28 (19.18%) Windows
5 25 (17.12%) Java
5 25 (17.12%) Security Cleared
6 24 (16.44%) Microsoft
7 21 (14.38%) SAP
8 19 (13.01%) .NET
9 17 (11.64%) PL/SQL
9 17 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (10.96%) C#
10 16 (10.96%) MS Excel
11 15 (10.27%) UNIX
12 14 (9.59%) SQL Server
12 14 (9.59%) DV Cleared
13 13 (8.90%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (8.90%) Active Directory
13 13 (8.90%) Project Management
13 13 (8.90%) Change Management
14 12 (8.22%) ERP
14 12 (8.22%) SC Cleared
14 12 (8.22%) Oracle Database
15 11 (7.53%) Oracle Database 11g
15 11 (7.53%) IIS
15 11 (7.53%) VMware
16 10 (6.85%) Agresso
16 10 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
17 9 (6.16%) Problem Management

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 11 (7.53%) IIS
2 9 (6.16%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.48%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.11%) JBoss
4 6 (4.11%) Oracle BPEL
4 6 (4.11%) Confluence
5 4 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.05%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.05%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.05%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.37%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.37%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.68%) Apache
8 1 (0.68%) SAS
8 1 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.68%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (10.96%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.79%) MS Project
2 7 (4.79%) MS Office
3 6 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.74%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (6.85%) Agresso
2 6 (4.11%) SAP MM
3 4 (2.74%) SAP FI
3 4 (2.74%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (2.05%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (2.05%) SAP CO
4 3 (2.05%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (2.05%) SAP BPC
4 3 (2.05%) SAP SRM
5 2 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.37%) Sage 200
5 2 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (1.37%) SAP HCM
5 2 (1.37%) SAP MDM
5 2 (1.37%) ResourceLink
5 2 (1.37%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (1.37%) SAP SD
5 2 (1.37%) SAP PS
5 2 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.11%) PaaS
2 3 (2.05%) Office 365
2 3 (2.05%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.16%) Internet
1 9 (6.16%) Firewall
2 3 (2.05%) DNS
2 3 (2.05%) LDAP
3 2 (1.37%) WAN
3 2 (1.37%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.68%) POP3
4 1 (0.68%) SMTP
4 1 (0.68%) DHCP
4 1 (0.68%) LAN
4 1 (0.68%) SMS
4 1 (0.68%) VoIP
4 1 (0.68%) SSL
4 1 (0.68%) SAN
4 1 (0.68%) Intranet
4 1 (0.68%) IMAP
4 1 (0.68%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.68%) PABX
4 1 (0.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.68%) OpenScape
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.22%) Oracle Database
3 11 (7.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (4.79%) MySQL
5 5 (3.42%) SAP BW
6 4 (2.74%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.05%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.05%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.37%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.37%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.68%) Siebel EIM
9 1 (0.68%) Essbase
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.68%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.68%) MS Access
9 1 (0.68%) DTS
Development Applications
1 6 (4.11%) JIRA
2 2 (1.37%) Ant
2 2 (1.37%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (25.34%) Finance
2 4 (2.74%) Banking
3 3 (2.05%) Billing
3 3 (2.05%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.37%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.37%) Advertising
5 1 (0.68%) Publishing
5 1 (0.68%) Military
5 1 (0.68%) Automotive
5 1 (0.68%) Law
5 1 (0.68%) Legal
5 1 (0.68%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Retail
5 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.68%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.01%) .NET
2 9 (6.16%) Java EE
3 8 (5.48%) Web Services
3 8 (5.48%) XML
4 6 (4.11%) SOAP
5 4 (2.74%) WSDL
6 3 (2.05%) HTML
7 2 (1.37%) SAP TM
7 2 (1.37%) J2EE
7 2 (1.37%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.37%) COM+
8 1 (0.68%) Middleware
8 1 (0.68%) SAP XI
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.79%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.05%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.37%) SWIFT
4 2 (1.37%) GIS
4 2 (1.37%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.37%) Learning Management System
4 2 (1.37%) CMDB
5 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.68%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.68%) NHS
5 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.68%) DTV
5 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.68%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.68%) Handset
5 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (19.18%) Windows
2 15 (10.27%) UNIX
3 13 (8.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (6.16%) Linux
5 8 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (4.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.74%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.05%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.37%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.68%) AIX
10 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (26.71%) ITIL
2 13 (8.90%) Project Management
2 13 (8.90%) Change Management
3 12 (8.22%) ERP
4 9 (6.16%) CRM
4 9 (6.16%) Problem Management
5 8 (5.48%) Service Delivery
6 7 (4.79%) Time Management
7 6 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (4.11%) DevOps
7 6 (4.11%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (4.11%) BPEL
7 6 (4.11%) Automated Testing
7 6 (4.11%) Incident Management
8 5 (3.42%) Service Management
8 5 (3.42%) Workflow
8 5 (3.42%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (2.74%) Change Control
9 4 (2.74%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (2.74%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (23.97%) SQL
2 25 (17.12%) Java
3 17 (11.64%) PL/SQL
4 16 (10.96%) C#
5 8 (5.48%) C
5 8 (5.48%) VB.NET
6 4 (2.74%) ABAP
7 3 (2.05%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.37%) VB6
8 2 (1.37%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.37%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 2 (1.37%) R
8 2 (1.37%) VBScript
8 2 (1.37%) VB
8 2 (1.37%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.68%) PHP
9 1 (0.68%) C++
9 1 (0.68%) COBOL
9 1 (0.68%) X++
9 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (17.12%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.59%) DV Cleared
3 12 (8.22%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.05%) MCSE
5 3 (2.05%) MCTS
5 3 (2.05%) MCITP
6 2 (1.37%) Degree
6 2 (1.37%) SAP Certification
6 2 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.37%) CCA
6 2 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.37%) CISSP
6 2 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.68%) MCSA
7 1 (0.68%) CCNP
7 1 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.16%) SLA
2 2 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.68%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 13 (8.90%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.74%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.74%) XenApp
3 4 (2.74%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.05%) vSphere
5 2 (1.37%) XenServer
6 1 (0.68%) Xen
6 1 (0.68%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.68%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (4.11%) Puppet
2 4 (2.74%) SCCM
3 3 (2.05%) SCOM
4 2 (1.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.37%) EdgeSight
4 2 (1.37%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (19.18%) Oracle
2 24 (16.44%) Microsoft
3 21 (14.38%) SAP
4 11 (7.53%) VMware
5 8 (5.48%) Citrix
6 7 (4.79%) IBM
7 6 (4.11%) HP
8 4 (2.74%) Cognos
8 4 (2.74%) Remedy
8 4 (2.74%) JD Edwards
9 3 (2.05%) BMC
9 3 (2.05%) Dell
9 3 (2.05%) Cisco
9 3 (2.05%) F5
9 3 (2.05%) Symantec
10 2 (1.37%) GFI Software
10 2 (1.37%) Juniper
10 2 (1.37%) Business Objects
10 2 (1.37%) Informatica
10 2 (1.37%) Sage
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Posted: 5 days ago
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