The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had 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
Consultant
England / London
Rank 29 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 1181 1284 1505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.18% 6.13% 7.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.50% 6.45% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 709 715 895
Median daily rate £488 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £358 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Median hourly rate £52.50 £100.00 £87.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.50% +14.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £5.00 £100.00 £61.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £133.25 £100.00 £93.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £46.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+14.13% +85.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
18156 19919 19982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.94% 95.11% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12986 14035 14204
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 315 348
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.75 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.56% -0.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.57 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the London region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in London

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the London region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in London

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the London region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in London

Consultant
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the London region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Consultant Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the London 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
City of London 0 117 £475 +5.55% 80
Croydon +10 24 £494 +6.18%
Kingston Upon Thames -5 2 £475 -
Canary Wharf -7 2 £450 -
Paddington - 2 - -
Chiswick - 2 £477 -
Westminster - 2 £345 -
Ealing +9 1 - -
West Drayton 0 1 £470 +10.58%
Harrow -1 1 £415 -3.48% 1
Uxbridge -3 1 - - 1
Brentford -5 1 - - 3
Consultant
England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 London region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 608 (23.27%) Finance
2 478 (18.29%) SAP
3 343 (13.13%) Oracle
3 343 (13.13%) Microsoft
4 271 (10.37%) SQL
5 253 (9.68%) Migration
6 252 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
7 237 (9.07%) DevOps
8 230 (8.80%) Windows
8 230 (8.80%) Linux
9 216 (8.27%) Java
10 186 (7.12%) CRM
11 169 (6.47%) Banking
12 162 (6.20%) Microsoft Azure
13 161 (6.16%) Business Intelligence
14 160 (6.12%) Security Cleared
15 155 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
16 144 (5.51%) SQL Server
17 140 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
18 136 (5.20%) Project Management
19 134 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
20 132 (5.05%) Puppet
20 132 (5.05%) Retail
21 130 (4.98%) JavaScript
22 127 (4.86%) Active Directory
23 125 (4.78%) Unix
24 123 (4.71%) SC Cleared
24 123 (4.71%) Jenkins
25 122 (4.67%) Docker
26 121 (4.63%) Analytics

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 98 (3.75%) SharePoint
2 57 (2.18%) Confluence
3 49 (1.88%) Skype for Business
4 46 (1.76%) Apache
5 40 (1.53%) Tomcat
6 35 (1.34%) MS Exchange
7 31 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
7 31 (1.19%) CMS
8 29 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
8 29 (1.11%) IIS
9 28 (1.07%) WebSphere
10 24 (0.92%) Apache Spark
10 24 (0.92%) WebLogic
11 23 (0.88%) nginx
12 21 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
13 17 (0.65%) JBoss
14 16 (0.61%) SAS
15 15 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
16 14 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 14 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 112 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 34 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 31 (1.19%) MS Office
4 17 (0.65%) HipChat
4 17 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.27%) SPSS
7 5 (0.19%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.15%) Gliffy
9 3 (0.11%) MS Project
9 3 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.077%) Mathematica
11 1 (0.038%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.038%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 111 (4.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 75 (2.87%) Oracle EBS R12
3 55 (2.10%) SAP FI
4 51 (1.95%) SAP CO
5 47 (1.80%) SAP FI/CO
6 43 (1.65%) SAP MM
7 42 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
8 32 (1.22%) SAP HR
9 29 (1.11%) SAP SD
10 28 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
11 26 (1.00%) SAP HCM
12 21 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
13 19 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
13 19 (0.73%) Oracle Payables
14 17 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 15 (0.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 15 (0.57%) Unit4 Business World
16 14 (0.54%) OpenText VIM for SAP
16 14 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
17 13 (0.50%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 162 (6.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 140 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
3 103 (3.94%) Office 365
4 38 (1.45%) IaaS
5 34 (1.30%) PaaS
6 29 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
7 25 (0.96%) SuccessFactors
8 24 (0.92%) SaaS
9 19 (0.73%) GitHub
10 18 (0.69%) Adobe Analytics
11 15 (0.57%) Yammer
12 14 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
12 14 (0.54%) Google Analytics
13 12 (0.46%) Amazon S3
14 9 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
14 9 (0.34%) Taleo
15 8 (0.31%) Route 53
16 6 (0.23%) FinancialForce.com
17 5 (0.19%) AWS CloudTrail
17 5 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 91 (3.48%) Firewall
2 63 (2.41%) VPN
3 52 (1.99%) DNS
4 44 (1.68%) LDAP
5 43 (1.65%) Network Security
6 31 (1.19%) Skype
7 27 (1.03%) WAN
8 25 (0.96%) LAN
9 20 (0.77%) SSH
9 20 (0.77%) SSL
10 19 (0.73%) Reverse Proxy
11 18 (0.69%) HTTP
11 18 (0.69%) Unified Communications
12 17 (0.65%) DHCP
12 17 (0.65%) Kerberos
12 17 (0.65%) SAN
13 15 (0.57%) Wireless
14 14 (0.54%) OpenLDAP
14 14 (0.54%) OpenVPN
14 14 (0.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (5.51%) SQL Server
2 73 (2.79%) Hadoop
3 69 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
4 66 (2.53%) Big Data
5 62 (2.37%) SAP HANA
6 57 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 45 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
8 44 (1.68%) Oracle Database
8 44 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
8 44 (1.68%) SAP BW
9 37 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 34 (1.30%) Relational Database
11 29 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
12 23 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
12 23 (0.88%) MySQL
13 20 (0.77%) Hyperion Smart View
13 20 (0.77%) QlikView
13 20 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 19 (0.73%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
14 19 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 123 (4.71%) Jenkins
2 72 (2.76%) Git (software)
3 67 (2.56%) JIRA
4 40 (1.53%) Maven
5 38 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
6 21 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (0.77%) Liquibase
8 19 (0.73%) Ant
8 19 (0.73%) JUnit
8 19 (0.73%) SonarQube
9 16 (0.61%) JIRA Agile
9 16 (0.61%) Subversion
10 15 (0.57%) Eclipse
11 12 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (0.42%) NUnit
12 11 (0.42%) Vagrant
12 11 (0.42%) Visual Studio
13 10 (0.38%) Selenium
13 10 (0.38%) Zephyr
14 9 (0.34%) MSTest
General
1 608 (23.27%) Finance
2 169 (6.47%) Banking
3 132 (5.05%) Retail
4 103 (3.94%) Marketing
5 43 (1.65%) Manufacturing
5 43 (1.65%) Telecoms
6 41 (1.57%) Advertising
7 32 (1.22%) Investment Banking
7 32 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
8 31 (1.19%) Law
9 29 (1.11%) Billing
10 28 (1.07%) Financial Institution
11 25 (0.96%) Front Office
11 25 (0.96%) Legal
12 21 (0.80%) Back Office
13 18 (0.69%) French Language
13 18 (0.69%) General Ledger
14 17 (0.65%) Publishing
15 14 (0.54%) Electronics
16 9 (0.34%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (4.21%) Web Services
2 107 (4.09%) XML
3 104 (3.98%) HTML
4 95 (3.64%) .NET
5 61 (2.33%) CSS
6 51 (1.95%) SOAP
7 41 (1.57%) Oracle Fusion
8 39 (1.49%) REST
9 34 (1.30%) Middleware
10 30 (1.15%) J2EE
11 26 (1.00%) ASP.NET
12 24 (0.92%) JSON
12 24 (0.92%) JSP
13 23 (0.88%) AngularJS
14 20 (0.77%) ELK Stack
15 19 (0.73%) WCF
16 18 (0.69%) RESTful
16 18 (0.69%) Spring
16 18 (0.69%) Web Dynpro
17 17 (0.65%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 134 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (2.99%) Data Centre
3 38 (1.45%) Management Information System
4 35 (1.34%) iPad
5 34 (1.30%) User Experience
6 32 (1.22%) Computer Science
7 31 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
8 30 (1.15%) Public Cloud
9 27 (1.03%) FMCG
10 26 (1.00%) Visualisation
11 18 (0.69%) Clustering
12 17 (0.65%) CMDB
12 17 (0.65%) Data Integration
12 17 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 15 (0.57%) Social Media
13 15 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
14 14 (0.54%) Fintech
15 13 (0.50%) Data Structures
15 13 (0.50%) Fixed Income
15 13 (0.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 230 (8.80%) Linux
1 230 (8.80%) Windows
2 125 (4.78%) Unix
3 70 (2.68%) Windows Server
4 63 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 50 (1.91%) CentOS
6 41 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (0.84%) Windows 10
9 18 (0.69%) Android
10 15 (0.57%) Apple iOS
11 14 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (0.38%) AIX
12 10 (0.38%) Solaris
13 8 (0.31%) Windows 7
14 7 (0.27%) CoreOS
14 7 (0.27%) RancherOS
14 7 (0.27%) VyOS
15 6 (0.23%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (9.68%) Migration
2 252 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
3 237 (9.07%) DevOps
4 186 (7.12%) CRM
5 161 (6.16%) Business Intelligence
6 155 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 136 (5.20%) Project Management
8 121 (4.63%) Analytics
9 118 (4.52%) Workflow
10 109 (4.17%) ERP
11 104 (3.98%) Continuous Integration
12 99 (3.79%) Business Analysis
13 98 (3.75%) Information Security
14 92 (3.52%) Data Migration
15 91 (3.48%) ITIL
16 86 (3.29%) Scrum
17 74 (2.83%) Service Management
18 71 (2.72%) Change Management
19 68 (2.60%) Data Modelling
20 67 (2.56%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 271 (10.37%) SQL
2 216 (8.27%) Java
3 130 (4.98%) JavaScript
4 88 (3.37%) C#
5 87 (3.33%) Python
6 67 (2.56%) Bash Shell
6 67 (2.56%) PowerShell
7 64 (2.45%) C
8 58 (2.22%) ABAP
9 55 (2.10%) Shell Script
10 52 (1.99%) Ruby
11 42 (1.61%) Perl
12 38 (1.45%) PL/SQL
13 23 (0.88%) PHP
14 22 (0.84%) T-SQL
15 19 (0.73%) C++
16 13 (0.50%) Groovy
16 13 (0.50%) Scala
17 12 (0.46%) Go
17 12 (0.46%) R
Qualifications
1 160 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 123 (4.71%) SC Cleared
3 81 (3.10%) Degree
4 49 (1.88%) CISSP
5 43 (1.65%) DV Cleared
6 32 (1.22%) CISM
7 23 (0.88%) CISA
8 19 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (0.61%) PCI QSA
11 12 (0.46%) CCNP
12 11 (0.42%) ACCA
12 11 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
12 11 (0.42%) MCSE
13 10 (0.38%) CCIE
14 9 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (0.27%) CEH
15 7 (0.27%) MCP
15 7 (0.27%) RHCE
15 7 (0.27%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (1.57%) QA
2 35 (1.34%) Data Quality
3 28 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (1.07%) PCI DSS
4 24 (0.92%) SLA
5 15 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (0.50%) COBIT
7 11 (0.42%) Actionable Recommendations
8 8 (0.31%) GMP
8 8 (0.31%) MiFID
9 7 (0.27%) HL7
10 6 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
11 5 (0.19%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 5 (0.19%) EMIR
11 5 (0.19%) GDPR
11 5 (0.19%) GxP
11 5 (0.19%) SDET
12 4 (0.15%) COSO
12 4 (0.15%) FATCA
13 3 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 127 (4.86%) Active Directory
2 122 (4.67%) Docker
3 43 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (1.26%) vCloud
5 24 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
6 23 (0.88%) Hyper-V
7 21 (0.80%) HDFS
8 20 (0.77%) vSphere
9 15 (0.57%) Squid
10 14 (0.54%) Postfix
11 13 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (0.42%) VMware ESX
13 7 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (0.27%) XenApp
14 6 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 6 (0.23%) KVM
15 5 (0.19%) BitLocker
15 5 (0.19%) XenDesktop
16 4 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
16 4 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 132 (5.05%) Puppet
2 119 (4.55%) Ansible
3 77 (2.95%) Kubernetes
4 67 (2.56%) Terraform
5 40 (1.53%) SCCM
6 38 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
7 33 (1.26%) SCOM
8 29 (1.11%) logstash
9 27 (1.03%) Kibana
10 24 (0.92%) ZABBIX
11 23 (0.88%) Rancher
12 16 (0.61%) Consul
13 14 (0.54%) Packer
14 12 (0.46%) HAProxy
14 12 (0.46%) Nagios
15 10 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
16 9 (0.34%) Control-M
16 9 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
16 9 (0.34%) Tivoli
17 8 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 478 (18.29%) SAP
2 343 (13.13%) Microsoft
2 343 (13.13%) Oracle
3 114 (4.36%) VMware
4 84 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
5 67 (2.56%) IBM
6 64 (2.45%) Cisco
7 55 (2.10%) ServiceNow
8 45 (1.72%) Adobe
9 36 (1.38%) Red Hat
10 33 (1.26%) Atlassian
10 33 (1.26%) Tableau
11 32 (1.22%) Splunk
12 31 (1.19%) Citrix
12 31 (1.19%) F5
13 29 (1.11%) Cyber-Ark
14 26 (1.00%) AppDynamics
15 25 (0.96%) HP
15 25 (0.96%) Juniper
16 22 (0.84%) Hyperion
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £550 - £650 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Premier IT
Rate: £335.76 - £336.60 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £425.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
EMBS Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £550 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Austin Fraser
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £458.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £150 to £600 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
AAP3
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day + Travel Expenses
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £575 - £625 Per Day please send CV
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Rate: From £650 to £750 per day Immediate Start, Apply ASAP!
Posted: 4 days ago