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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 26 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 1408 1474 1588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.56% 6.53% 6.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.93% 6.87% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 860 830 979
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 7
Median hourly rate £80.00 £100.00 £55.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +80.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £5.00 £100.00 £26.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.50 £100.00 £77.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £42.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +54.12%
Consultant
England

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
20320 21442 22317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.64% 95.04% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14519 15176 16085
Median daily rate £475 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 341 443
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 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
City of London -14 124 £475 +10.46% 91
Croydon +3 31 £488 +4.83%
Canary Wharf +1 6 £450 -10.00%
Brentford -2 4 - -
Kingston Upon Thames +1 3 £475 -
Feltham -1 3 £505 +4.33%
Harrow -1 3 £415 -3.48% 1
Westminster -3 3 £400 -31.62%
Paddington - 2 - -
Ealing +4 1 - -
Hammersmith +4 1 - -
Uxbridge +2 1 £475 -
Bromley 0 1 £550 +37.50%
Hayes 0 1 £475 -
Wimbledon -1 1 £525 +32.07%
Chiswick - 1 £477 -
Isleworth - 1 £525 -
Twickenham - 1 £385 -
Consultant
England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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.

1 697 (23.68%) Finance
2 498 (16.92%) SAP
3 401 (13.62%) Oracle
4 355 (12.06%) Microsoft
5 314 (10.67%) Migration
6 313 (10.63%) SQL
7 293 (9.95%) Linux
8 285 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
9 283 (9.61%) DevOps
10 255 (8.66%) Windows
11 246 (8.36%) Java
12 220 (7.47%) Security Cleared
13 204 (6.93%) Banking
14 183 (6.22%) Business Intelligence
15 181 (6.15%) Puppet
16 172 (5.84%) CRM
16 172 (5.84%) SC Cleared
17 171 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
18 167 (5.67%) Stakeholder Management
19 164 (5.57%) Microsoft Azure
20 152 (5.16%) Active Directory
21 151 (5.13%) Project Management
21 151 (5.13%) Docker
22 150 (5.10%) Jenkins
23 149 (5.06%) Unix
24 148 (5.03%) Retail
25 145 (4.93%) Ansible
26 136 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
27 132 (4.48%) SQL Server
28 130 (4.42%) JavaScript

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
1 117 (3.97%) SharePoint
2 65 (2.21%) Confluence
3 55 (1.87%) Apache
4 47 (1.60%) Tomcat
5 46 (1.56%) Skype for Business
6 37 (1.26%) WebSphere
7 36 (1.22%) IIS
7 36 (1.22%) WebLogic
8 35 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
9 32 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
10 31 (1.05%) Apache Spark
11 30 (1.02%) MS Exchange
12 27 (0.92%) nginx
13 26 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
13 26 (0.88%) CMS
14 23 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 19 (0.65%) JBoss
15 19 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
16 18 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
17 15 (0.51%) SAS
Applications
1 110 (3.74%) MS Excel
2 35 (1.19%) MS Office
3 33 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.71%) HipChat
6 10 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.17%) MS Project
8 4 (0.14%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.10%) Gliffy
9 3 (0.10%) SPSS
10 2 (0.068%) Mathematica
10 2 (0.068%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.068%) Windchill
11 1 (0.034%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.034%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 92 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 82 (2.79%) Oracle EBS R12
3 55 (1.87%) SAP FI
4 47 (1.60%) SAP CO
4 47 (1.60%) SAP FI/CO
5 44 (1.49%) SAP MM
6 40 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
7 33 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
8 32 (1.09%) SAP SD
9 28 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
10 24 (0.82%) SAP HR
11 23 (0.78%) SAP HCM
12 20 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
12 20 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
13 19 (0.65%) Unit4 Business World
14 18 (0.61%) OpenText VIM for SAP
14 18 (0.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 17 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 16 (0.54%) SAP Retail
17 15 (0.51%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 171 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
2 164 (5.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 109 (3.70%) Office 365
4 45 (1.53%) IaaS
5 38 (1.29%) PaaS
6 30 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
7 29 (0.99%) SaaS
7 29 (0.99%) SuccessFactors
8 27 (0.92%) GitHub
9 17 (0.58%) Adobe Analytics
10 14 (0.48%) Yammer
11 13 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
11 13 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
12 12 (0.41%) Amazon S3
12 12 (0.41%) Google Analytics
13 9 (0.31%) Taleo
14 8 (0.27%) Route 53
15 5 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 5 (0.17%) AWS CloudTrail
15 5 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 122 (4.14%) Firewall
2 80 (2.72%) VPN
3 59 (2.00%) DNS
4 52 (1.77%) LDAP
5 40 (1.36%) Network Security
6 35 (1.19%) WAN
7 32 (1.09%) LAN
7 32 (1.09%) Skype
8 28 (0.95%) HTTP
9 26 (0.88%) SSH
10 25 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
11 24 (0.82%) Wireless
12 23 (0.78%) Reverse Proxy
13 22 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
13 22 (0.75%) DHCP
14 20 (0.68%) SSL
14 20 (0.68%) TCP/IP
15 19 (0.65%) OpenLDAP
16 18 (0.61%) OpenVPN
16 18 (0.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (4.48%) SQL Server
2 88 (2.99%) Hadoop
3 85 (2.89%) Big Data
4 73 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
5 65 (2.21%) Oracle Database
6 54 (1.83%) SAP HANA
7 51 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
8 50 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 46 (1.56%) SAP BW
10 45 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
11 35 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
12 34 (1.15%) Relational Database
13 33 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 26 (0.88%) MySQL
15 24 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
16 23 (0.78%) QlikView
17 20 (0.68%) Hyperion Smart View
17 20 (0.68%) NoSQL
17 20 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
18 18 (0.61%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 150 (5.10%) Jenkins
2 89 (3.02%) Git (software)
3 78 (2.65%) JIRA
4 49 (1.66%) Maven
5 48 (1.63%) Sonatype Nexus
6 27 (0.92%) Ant
7 24 (0.82%) Liquibase
8 22 (0.75%) JIRA Agile
8 22 (0.75%) SonarQube
9 21 (0.71%) JUnit
10 17 (0.58%) Subversion
11 16 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (0.48%) Eclipse
13 13 (0.44%) Gradle
13 13 (0.44%) Visual Studio
14 12 (0.41%) Artifactory
15 11 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 10 (0.34%) Vagrant
17 9 (0.31%) GitLab
17 9 (0.31%) Zephyr
General
1 697 (23.68%) Finance
2 204 (6.93%) Banking
3 148 (5.03%) Retail
4 105 (3.57%) Marketing
5 57 (1.94%) Manufacturing
6 45 (1.53%) Telecoms
7 44 (1.49%) Advertising
8 38 (1.29%) Financial Institution
9 37 (1.26%) Investment Banking
9 37 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
10 31 (1.05%) Law
11 29 (0.99%) Legal
12 25 (0.85%) Billing
13 23 (0.78%) Front Office
14 19 (0.65%) Back Office
15 17 (0.58%) Publishing
16 15 (0.51%) Electronics
16 15 (0.51%) French Language
17 14 (0.48%) General Ledger
18 9 (0.31%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (4.25%) Web Services
2 117 (3.97%) XML
3 116 (3.94%) .NET
4 108 (3.67%) HTML
5 72 (2.45%) Middleware
6 64 (2.17%) CSS
7 52 (1.77%) SOAP
8 48 (1.63%) REST
9 41 (1.39%) Oracle Fusion
10 37 (1.26%) J2EE
11 28 (0.95%) ASP.NET
12 26 (0.88%) JSON
13 25 (0.85%) ELK Stack
14 24 (0.82%) AngularJS
15 22 (0.75%) JSP
15 22 (0.75%) RESTful
16 21 (0.71%) JMS
16 21 (0.71%) jQuery
16 21 (0.71%) Spring
17 19 (0.65%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 136 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
2 89 (3.02%) Data Centre
3 44 (1.49%) Public Cloud
4 41 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 39 (1.32%) FMCG
6 34 (1.15%) User Experience
7 31 (1.05%) Computer Science
7 31 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
7 31 (1.05%) Visualisation
8 24 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 23 (0.78%) iPad
10 21 (0.71%) Data Integration
11 20 (0.68%) Mobile App
12 19 (0.65%) Hedge funds
13 18 (0.61%) Clustering
13 18 (0.61%) CMDB
13 18 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
14 17 (0.58%) Fixed Income
14 17 (0.58%) Social Media
15 16 (0.54%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 293 (9.95%) Linux
2 255 (8.66%) Windows
3 149 (5.06%) Unix
4 82 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 79 (2.68%) Windows Server
6 73 (2.48%) CentOS
7 47 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 41 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (0.75%) Windows 10
10 21 (0.71%) Android
11 19 (0.65%) Apple iOS
12 15 (0.51%) Solaris
13 14 (0.48%) AIX
14 13 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (0.37%) CoreOS
15 11 (0.37%) Ubuntu
16 10 (0.34%) VMS
17 9 (0.31%) Windows 7
18 7 (0.24%) RancherOS
18 7 (0.24%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (10.67%) Migration
2 285 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
3 283 (9.61%) DevOps
4 183 (6.22%) Business Intelligence
5 172 (5.84%) CRM
6 167 (5.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 151 (5.13%) Project Management
8 130 (4.42%) Analytics
9 127 (4.31%) Workflow
10 126 (4.28%) Continuous Integration
10 126 (4.28%) Information Security
11 118 (4.01%) ITIL
12 117 (3.97%) ERP
13 108 (3.67%) Data Migration
14 101 (3.43%) Scrum
15 96 (3.26%) Business Analysis
16 87 (2.96%) Service Management
17 83 (2.82%) Change Management
18 79 (2.68%) Continuous Delivery
19 78 (2.65%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 313 (10.63%) SQL
2 246 (8.36%) Java
3 130 (4.42%) JavaScript
4 101 (3.43%) C#
5 86 (2.92%) Python
6 79 (2.68%) Ruby
7 75 (2.55%) Bash Shell
8 72 (2.45%) PowerShell
9 61 (2.07%) C
10 60 (2.04%) ABAP
10 60 (2.04%) Shell Script
11 54 (1.83%) PL/SQL
12 43 (1.46%) Perl
13 24 (0.82%) Scala
14 22 (0.75%) C++
15 21 (0.71%) PHP
16 19 (0.65%) T-SQL
17 17 (0.58%) Go
18 16 (0.54%) R
19 11 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 220 (7.47%) Security Cleared
2 172 (5.84%) SC Cleared
3 80 (2.72%) Degree
4 63 (2.14%) CISSP
5 45 (1.53%) DV Cleared
6 41 (1.39%) CISM
7 33 (1.12%) CISA
8 27 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (0.54%) CCIE
10 16 (0.54%) CCNP
10 16 (0.54%) PCI QSA
11 14 (0.48%) SAP Certification
12 12 (0.41%) MCSE
13 11 (0.37%) ACCA
13 11 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
14 10 (0.34%) RHCE
15 9 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (0.31%) RHCA
15 9 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (1.49%) QA
2 43 (1.46%) PCI DSS
3 40 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (1.22%) Data Quality
5 29 (0.99%) SLA
6 23 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 21 (0.71%) COBIT
8 11 (0.37%) Actionable Recommendations
8 11 (0.37%) MiFID
9 7 (0.24%) GMP
9 7 (0.24%) SDET
10 6 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
10 6 (0.20%) GxP
10 6 (0.20%) HL7
10 6 (0.20%) SEPA
11 5 (0.17%) EMIR
12 4 (0.14%) COSO
12 4 (0.14%) FATCA
12 4 (0.14%) GCP
12 4 (0.14%) GLP
System Software
1 152 (5.16%) Active Directory
2 151 (5.13%) Docker
3 45 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (1.19%) vCloud
5 29 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
6 21 (0.71%) Hyper-V
7 19 (0.65%) Squid
8 18 (0.61%) Postfix
8 18 (0.61%) vSphere
9 17 (0.58%) HDFS
10 12 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
11 11 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (0.31%) VMware ESX
13 8 (0.27%) XenDesktop
14 7 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
14 7 (0.24%) XenApp
15 5 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 5 (0.17%) Ceph
15 5 (0.17%) etcd
15 5 (0.17%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 181 (6.15%) Puppet
2 145 (4.93%) Ansible
3 88 (2.99%) Kubernetes
4 78 (2.65%) Terraform
5 51 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
6 38 (1.29%) SCCM
7 34 (1.15%) logstash
8 32 (1.09%) SCOM
9 30 (1.02%) Kibana
10 26 (0.88%) ZABBIX
11 25 (0.85%) Rancher
12 17 (0.58%) HAProxy
13 15 (0.51%) ITRS Geneos
13 15 (0.51%) Packer
14 14 (0.48%) Consul
15 13 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
15 13 (0.44%) Nagios
16 12 (0.41%) rkt
17 11 (0.37%) Graphite
17 11 (0.37%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 498 (16.92%) SAP
2 401 (13.62%) Oracle
3 355 (12.06%) Microsoft
4 124 (4.21%) VMware
5 95 (3.23%) Cisco
6 90 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
7 76 (2.58%) IBM
8 55 (1.87%) ServiceNow
9 47 (1.60%) Red Hat
10 44 (1.49%) Adobe
11 40 (1.36%) Atlassian
12 38 (1.29%) Tableau
13 35 (1.19%) F5
14 33 (1.12%) Juniper
15 32 (1.09%) Splunk
16 31 (1.05%) CheckPoint
17 30 (1.02%) AppDynamics
18 29 (0.99%) Citrix
19 27 (0.92%) Informatica
19 27 (0.92%) Workday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £500 - £550
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 10 hours ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Modis International
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £70,000 - 85,000 + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Rate: Market leading rates - Dependant upon experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Focus - ERP LTD
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + expenses
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Mason Frank International
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6 months contract initial
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Posted: 8 hours ago
City of London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Universal Music Publishing Mgb Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Next Ventures Limited
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Technology People UK
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago