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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
England / London
Rank 29 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 1199 1248 1551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.27% 5.82% 7.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.62% 6.12% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 693 944
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £350 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £438
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Median hourly rate £123.75 £100.00 £91.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.75% +9.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £104.75 £100.00 £77.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £142.75 £100.00 £180.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £56.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-16.44% +127.27%

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
18124 20377 20176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.81% 95.02% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12990 14443 14183
Median daily rate £475 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 307 337
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -13.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -6 116 £500 +11.11% 85
Croydon +15 17 £488 +5.12%
Canary Wharf -4 5 £650 +62.50%
Enfield - 5 £450 -
Bromley +7 2 £400 -11.11%
Chiswick - 2 £477 -
Ealing +8 1 - -
Westminster +3 1 £240 -23.20%
Uxbridge +3 1 - - 1
West End 0 1 £400 -11.11% 1
Hounslow -1 1 £312 -34.14%
West Drayton -2 1 £470 -1.05%
Kingston Upon Thames -11 1 £400 -
Consultant
England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 633 (24.33%) Finance
2 481 (18.49%) SAP
3 347 (13.34%) Microsoft
4 339 (13.03%) Oracle
5 294 (11.30%) Agile Software Development
6 264 (10.15%) SQL
7 247 (9.49%) Migration
8 242 (9.30%) DevOps
9 232 (8.92%) Windows
10 225 (8.65%) Java
11 223 (8.57%) Linux
12 200 (7.69%) CRM
13 198 (7.61%) Microsoft Azure
14 188 (7.23%) Banking
15 187 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
16 155 (5.96%) SQL Server
17 153 (5.88%) Retail
18 147 (5.65%) Stakeholder Management
19 141 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
20 140 (5.38%) Security Cleared
21 137 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
21 137 (5.27%) Project Management
21 137 (5.27%) JavaScript
22 135 (5.19%) Active Directory
23 128 (4.92%) Docker
24 125 (4.80%) Dynamics CRM
24 125 (4.80%) Puppet
25 124 (4.77%) Analytics
26 123 (4.73%) Unix
27 116 (4.46%) Web Services

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 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 59 (2.27%) Confluence
3 49 (1.88%) Skype for Business
4 40 (1.54%) Apache
5 37 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
5 37 (1.42%) CMS
6 36 (1.38%) Apache Spark
6 36 (1.38%) MS Exchange
6 36 (1.38%) Tomcat
7 25 (0.96%) IIS
8 24 (0.92%) WebSphere
9 23 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
9 23 (0.88%) nginx
10 21 (0.81%) WebLogic
11 20 (0.77%) SAS
12 16 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
13 15 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
14 14 (0.54%) JBoss
15 13 (0.50%) OpenStack
15 13 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 116 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 24 (0.92%) MS Office
3 21 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.42%) HipChat
6 10 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.27%) SPSS
8 5 (0.19%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
9 4 (0.15%) Gliffy
10 3 (0.12%) MS Project
11 2 (0.077%) Mathematica
12 1 (0.038%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.038%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 125 (4.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 73 (2.81%) Oracle EBS R12
3 63 (2.42%) SAP FI
4 58 (2.23%) SAP CO
5 53 (2.04%) SAP FI/CO
6 45 (1.73%) Dynamics AX
7 33 (1.27%) SAP SD
8 32 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
9 25 (0.96%) SAP HR
9 25 (0.96%) SAP MDG
10 23 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
11 22 (0.85%) SAP MM
12 21 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 20 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
13 20 (0.77%) SAP HCM
14 18 (0.69%) SAP Retail
15 15 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
15 15 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
16 14 (0.54%) SAP BPC
16 14 (0.54%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 198 (7.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 141 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
3 113 (4.34%) Office 365
4 42 (1.61%) IaaS
5 41 (1.58%) PaaS
6 38 (1.46%) Azure Active Directory
7 35 (1.35%) SaaS
8 21 (0.81%) Yammer
9 20 (0.77%) SuccessFactors
10 15 (0.58%) Adobe Analytics
10 15 (0.58%) GitHub
10 15 (0.58%) Google Analytics
11 13 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
12 10 (0.38%) Amazon S3
13 9 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
14 8 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
14 8 (0.31%) Route 53
14 8 (0.31%) Taleo
15 6 (0.23%) FinancialForce.com
16 5 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 90 (3.46%) Firewall
2 56 (2.15%) LDAP
3 52 (2.00%) VPN
4 50 (1.92%) Network Security
5 44 (1.69%) DNS
6 29 (1.11%) Skype
7 26 (1.00%) WAN
8 22 (0.85%) Kerberos
9 21 (0.81%) HTTP
10 20 (0.77%) LAN
11 18 (0.69%) SAN
11 18 (0.69%) SSL
12 15 (0.58%) SSH
12 15 (0.58%) Unified Communications
13 14 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (0.54%) DHCP
13 14 (0.54%) Internet
13 14 (0.54%) TCP/IP
14 11 (0.42%) Reverse Proxy
15 9 (0.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (5.96%) SQL Server
2 82 (3.15%) Big Data
3 80 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
4 76 (2.92%) Hadoop
5 61 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 54 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
7 47 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 46 (1.77%) SAP HANA
9 45 (1.73%) Oracle Database
10 37 (1.42%) SAP BW
11 34 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
12 32 (1.23%) Relational Database
13 30 (1.15%) QlikView
14 28 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
15 26 (1.00%) Oracle BI EE
16 24 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
16 24 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 21 (0.81%) Apache Hive
18 20 (0.77%) Power BI
18 20 (0.77%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 116 (4.46%) Jenkins
2 73 (2.81%) JIRA
3 68 (2.61%) Git (software)
4 37 (1.42%) Maven
5 30 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
6 24 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (0.61%) Subversion
7 16 (0.61%) Visual Studio
8 15 (0.58%) JUnit
8 15 (0.58%) SonarQube
9 14 (0.54%) Liquibase
10 12 (0.46%) Ant
10 12 (0.46%) Selenium
10 12 (0.46%) Vagrant
11 11 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (0.38%) NUnit
13 9 (0.35%) Cucumber
13 9 (0.35%) JIRA Agile
14 8 (0.31%) Gradle
14 8 (0.31%) Zephyr
General
1 633 (24.33%) Finance
2 188 (7.23%) Banking
3 153 (5.88%) Retail
4 109 (4.19%) Marketing
5 54 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 53 (2.04%) Manufacturing
7 40 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
8 39 (1.50%) Investment Banking
9 38 (1.46%) Legal
10 37 (1.42%) Advertising
11 32 (1.23%) Billing
12 30 (1.15%) Front Office
13 27 (1.04%) Law
14 26 (1.00%) Financial Institution
15 22 (0.85%) Back Office
16 21 (0.81%) Electronics
17 20 (0.77%) General Ledger
18 17 (0.65%) French Language
19 11 (0.42%) Publishing
20 10 (0.38%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (4.46%) Web Services
2 109 (4.19%) .NET
2 109 (4.19%) HTML
3 101 (3.88%) XML
4 74 (2.84%) CSS
5 50 (1.92%) SOAP
6 42 (1.61%) Oracle Fusion
6 42 (1.61%) REST
7 32 (1.23%) JSON
8 30 (1.15%) Middleware
9 27 (1.04%) ASP.NET
10 26 (1.00%) Spring
11 22 (0.85%) AngularJS
11 22 (0.85%) Kafka
12 20 (0.77%) COM
12 20 (0.77%) JSP
12 20 (0.77%) SAML
12 20 (0.77%) Web Dynpro
13 19 (0.73%) J2EE
14 18 (0.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 137 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (2.81%) Data Centre
3 39 (1.50%) iPad
4 36 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
5 34 (1.31%) User Experience
6 33 (1.27%) Public Cloud
7 32 (1.23%) Computer Science
7 32 (1.23%) Management Information System
8 30 (1.15%) FMCG
9 19 (0.73%) Fintech
10 17 (0.65%) Social Media
11 15 (0.58%) Clustering
12 13 (0.50%) CMDB
12 13 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 13 (0.50%) PKI
12 13 (0.50%) Replication
13 12 (0.46%) Mobile App
14 11 (0.42%) Fixed Income
15 10 (0.38%) Client/Server
15 10 (0.38%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 232 (8.92%) Windows
2 223 (8.57%) Linux
3 123 (4.73%) Unix
4 70 (2.69%) Windows Server
5 57 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 48 (1.84%) CentOS
7 40 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 35 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (0.92%) Windows 10
10 16 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (0.46%) Windows 7
12 11 (0.42%) AIX
12 11 (0.42%) Apple iOS
12 11 (0.42%) Solaris
13 10 (0.38%) Android
14 7 (0.27%) CoreOS
14 7 (0.27%) RancherOS
14 7 (0.27%) VyOS
15 6 (0.23%) VMS
16 5 (0.19%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (11.30%) Agile Software Development
2 247 (9.49%) Migration
3 242 (9.30%) DevOps
4 200 (7.69%) CRM
5 187 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
6 147 (5.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 137 (5.27%) Project Management
8 124 (4.77%) Analytics
9 109 (4.19%) Business Analysis
10 107 (4.11%) Workflow
11 100 (3.84%) ERP
12 97 (3.73%) Continuous Integration
13 91 (3.50%) Scrum
14 88 (3.38%) ITIL
15 83 (3.19%) Data Migration
15 83 (3.19%) Information Security
16 80 (3.07%) Change Management
16 80 (3.07%) Service Management
17 67 (2.57%) ETL
18 66 (2.54%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 264 (10.15%) SQL
2 225 (8.65%) Java
3 137 (5.27%) JavaScript
4 105 (4.04%) Python
5 102 (3.92%) C#
6 71 (2.73%) PowerShell
7 65 (2.50%) Bash Shell
8 62 (2.38%) C
9 52 (2.00%) ABAP
10 49 (1.88%) Ruby
11 48 (1.84%) Shell Script
12 43 (1.65%) Perl
13 37 (1.42%) PL/SQL
14 22 (0.85%) C++
15 21 (0.81%) Scala
15 21 (0.81%) T-SQL
16 20 (0.77%) PHP
17 16 (0.61%) R
18 15 (0.58%) Go
19 11 (0.42%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 140 (5.38%) Security Cleared
2 110 (4.23%) SC Cleared
3 90 (3.46%) Degree
4 46 (1.77%) CISSP
5 35 (1.35%) DV Cleared
6 31 (1.19%) CISM
7 24 (0.92%) CISA
8 22 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (0.77%) PCI QSA
10 15 (0.58%) MCSE
11 12 (0.46%) CCNP
12 10 (0.38%) ACCA
12 10 (0.38%) CCIE
13 8 (0.31%) CCNA
13 8 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (0.31%) MCITP
13 8 (0.31%) MCP
13 8 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (0.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (2.08%) QA
2 33 (1.27%) PCI DSS
3 32 (1.23%) Data Quality
4 24 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (0.92%) SLA
5 17 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (0.50%) COBIT
7 12 (0.46%) MiFID
7 12 (0.46%) PMO
8 11 (0.42%) GMP
9 10 (0.38%) GDPR
10 8 (0.31%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 8 (0.31%) Actionable Recommendations
10 8 (0.31%) HL7
11 7 (0.27%) GxP
12 6 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
12 6 (0.23%) ISO27002
13 5 (0.19%) EMIR
13 5 (0.19%) IFRS
14 4 (0.15%) FATCA
System Software
1 135 (5.19%) Active Directory
2 128 (4.92%) Docker
3 48 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (1.04%) Hyper-V
5 25 (0.96%) vCloud
6 24 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
7 20 (0.77%) vSphere
8 19 (0.73%) HDFS
9 15 (0.58%) VMware ESX
9 15 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (0.35%) Postfix
11 9 (0.35%) Squid
11 9 (0.35%) XenApp
12 7 (0.27%) Apache Flume
12 7 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 7 (0.27%) XenDesktop
13 6 (0.23%) KVM
13 6 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (0.19%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 125 (4.80%) Puppet
2 114 (4.38%) Ansible
3 85 (3.27%) Kubernetes
4 61 (2.34%) Terraform
5 46 (1.77%) SCCM
6 41 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
7 33 (1.27%) SCOM
8 23 (0.88%) logstash
9 20 (0.77%) Kibana
10 18 (0.69%) Rancher
10 18 (0.69%) ZABBIX
11 14 (0.54%) Nagios
12 11 (0.42%) Consul
12 11 (0.42%) HAProxy
12 11 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
13 9 (0.35%) Graphite
13 9 (0.35%) Packer
13 9 (0.35%) yum
14 8 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
14 8 (0.31%) rkt
Vendors
1 481 (18.49%) SAP
2 347 (13.34%) Microsoft
3 339 (13.03%) Oracle
4 110 (4.23%) VMware
5 92 (3.54%) Salesforce.com
6 75 (2.88%) IBM
7 63 (2.42%) Cisco
8 59 (2.27%) ServiceNow
9 45 (1.73%) Adobe
9 45 (1.73%) Tableau
10 39 (1.50%) Citrix
10 39 (1.50%) Red Hat
11 34 (1.31%) F5
12 33 (1.27%) Google
12 33 (1.27%) HP
13 31 (1.19%) CyberArk
13 31 (1.19%) Splunk
14 27 (1.04%) Atlassian
15 26 (1.00%) Informatica
16 25 (0.96%) Infor
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Likelihood of extension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Red10
Rate: £525 - £575 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Contingency Team
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6 weeks initial discovery
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Contingency Team
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £700 - £900 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £700 - £900 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £150 to £600 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £498 per day
Posted: 6 days ago