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 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 28 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 1305 1451 1647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.11% 6.23% 7.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.42% 6.58% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 833 949
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £617 £645 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 4
Median hourly rate £41.99 £12.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+235.88% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.57 £11.00 £21.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.40 £81.25 £95.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.95 £42.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+18.92% +29.23%
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
20313 22036 22179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.14% 94.60% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14741 15378 15441
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 368 399
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 June 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -16 136 £475 +1.33% 99
Canary Wharf +9 10 £406 -
Hounslow +2 10 £415 -
Docklands, London +12 8 £613 -9.25%
Brentford -5 7 £405 -16.70%
Croydon -14 5 £466 +33.21%
Feltham -1 2 £415 -7.52%
Harrow - 2 £395 -
Uxbridge +3 1 £175 -58.82% 1
Twickenham -1 1 £525 +75.00%
Westminster - 1 £395 -
Chiswick - 1 £565 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £450 - 1
Sidcup - 1 - -
Consultant
England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 580 (22.15%) Finance
2 448 (17.11%) SAP
3 362 (13.83%) Oracle
4 314 (11.99%) SQL
5 296 (11.31%) Microsoft
6 276 (10.54%) Migration
7 232 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
8 223 (8.52%) Linux
9 218 (8.33%) Banking
10 203 (7.75%) Java
11 190 (7.26%) Windows
12 178 (6.80%) CRM
13 171 (6.53%) Stakeholder Management
14 170 (6.49%) Security Cleared
15 157 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
16 151 (5.77%) Unix
16 151 (5.77%) SQL Server
17 145 (5.54%) Project Management
18 137 (5.23%) Active Directory
19 136 (5.19%) DevOps
20 128 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
21 125 (4.77%) Retail
22 122 (4.66%) SC Cleared
23 118 (4.51%) JavaScript
24 114 (4.35%) ITIL
24 114 (4.35%) Analytics
25 113 (4.32%) MS Excel
26 107 (4.09%) Microsoft Azure
26 107 (4.09%) Information Security
27 99 (3.78%) VMware

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 87 (3.32%) SharePoint
2 53 (2.02%) WebLogic
3 46 (1.76%) WebSphere
4 42 (1.60%) MS Exchange
5 36 (1.38%) Apache
6 33 (1.26%) IIS
6 33 (1.26%) Tomcat
7 31 (1.18%) Skype for Business
8 24 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
9 23 (0.88%) nginx
10 22 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 16 (0.61%) Confluence
11 16 (0.61%) SAS
12 15 (0.57%) CMS
13 14 (0.53%) OpenStack
13 14 (0.53%) WebSphere Portal
14 13 (0.50%) Apache Spark
14 13 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
14 13 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
15 12 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 113 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 32 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 30 (1.15%) MS Office
4 14 (0.53%) MS Project
5 11 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.27%) Windchill
7 6 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.11%) Mathematica
8 3 (0.11%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.076%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.076%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.038%) CPLEX
10 1 (0.038%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.038%) HipChat
10 1 (0.038%) ImageReady
10 1 (0.038%) InDesign
10 1 (0.038%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.038%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 98 (3.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 56 (2.14%) Oracle EBS
3 54 (2.06%) SAP FI
4 46 (1.76%) Oracle EBS R12
5 38 (1.45%) SAP CO
5 38 (1.45%) SAP FI/CO
6 37 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
7 29 (1.11%) Oracle Payables
8 27 (1.03%) SAP SRM
9 23 (0.88%) OpenText VIM for SAP
9 23 (0.88%) SAP HR
10 22 (0.84%) Oracle Retail
10 22 (0.84%) SAP MM
11 21 (0.80%) Oracle Receivables
12 19 (0.73%) Oracle Assets
13 18 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 17 (0.65%) SAP HCM
14 17 (0.65%) SAP MDM
15 16 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
15 16 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 107 (4.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 88 (3.36%) Office 365
3 84 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (1.57%) GitHub
5 37 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
6 31 (1.18%) IaaS
7 28 (1.07%) SaaS
7 28 (1.07%) SuccessFactors
8 25 (0.95%) PaaS
9 14 (0.53%) Yammer
10 12 (0.46%) Adobe Analytics
10 12 (0.46%) Taleo
11 8 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (0.27%) Google Analytics
13 5 (0.19%) Force.com
13 5 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.19%) OneDrive
14 4 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.11%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 95 (3.63%) Firewall
2 43 (1.64%) LDAP
2 43 (1.64%) Network Security
3 39 (1.49%) HTTP
4 35 (1.34%) VPN
5 26 (0.99%) Internet
6 25 (0.95%) SSL
7 24 (0.92%) LAN
8 23 (0.88%) WAN
9 22 (0.84%) DNS
10 21 (0.80%) SAN
11 20 (0.76%) Skype
12 17 (0.65%) MPLS
13 13 (0.50%) BGP
13 13 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (0.42%) DMZ
14 11 (0.42%) OSPF
14 11 (0.42%) Unified Communications
14 11 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
14 11 (0.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 67 (2.56%) Oracle Database
3 62 (2.37%) Big Data
4 55 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
5 53 (2.02%) SAP BW
6 46 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 44 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 43 (1.64%) SAP HANA
9 41 (1.57%) Hadoop
10 37 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
10 37 (1.41%) MySQL
11 31 (1.18%) QlikView
12 30 (1.15%) NoSQL
13 29 (1.11%) Relational Database
14 27 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
14 27 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 25 (0.95%) SAP Data Services
16 22 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
17 21 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
18 19 (0.73%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 75 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 64 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 42 (1.60%) JIRA
4 26 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (0.92%) Artifactory
6 20 (0.76%) Maven
7 19 (0.73%) GitLab
7 19 (0.73%) Subversion
8 13 (0.50%) JUnit
9 12 (0.46%) LSMW
9 12 (0.46%) Selenium
9 12 (0.46%) TeamCity
9 12 (0.46%) Visual Studio
10 11 (0.42%) GoCD
10 11 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
10 11 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
10 11 (0.42%) Vagrant
11 10 (0.38%) NUnit
12 9 (0.34%) HP UFT
13 8 (0.31%) Cucumber
General
1 580 (22.15%) Finance
2 218 (8.33%) Banking
3 125 (4.77%) Retail
4 88 (3.36%) Marketing
5 55 (2.10%) Telecoms
6 48 (1.83%) Investment Banking
7 46 (1.76%) Manufacturing
8 44 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
9 34 (1.30%) Advertising
9 34 (1.30%) Financial Institution
10 32 (1.22%) Billing
11 28 (1.07%) General Ledger
12 27 (1.03%) Legal
13 15 (0.57%) Law
14 13 (0.50%) Front Office
15 8 (0.31%) Publishing
16 7 (0.27%) Back Office
17 6 (0.23%) Electronics
18 4 (0.15%) Retail Banking
19 3 (0.11%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (3.63%) HTML
2 86 (3.28%) .NET
3 81 (3.09%) Web Services
4 79 (3.02%) XML
5 76 (2.90%) CSS
6 75 (2.86%) Middleware
7 41 (1.57%) SOAP
8 34 (1.30%) REST
9 33 (1.26%) Oracle Fusion
10 29 (1.11%) J2EE
11 28 (1.07%) jQuery
12 27 (1.03%) Ajax
13 23 (0.88%) SailPoint
14 20 (0.76%) Sensu
15 19 (0.73%) WebSphere MQ
16 18 (0.69%) JSON
17 17 (0.65%) .NET Framework
17 17 (0.65%) WCF
18 16 (0.61%) AngularJS
18 16 (0.61%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 128 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 58 (2.22%) User Experience
4 47 (1.80%) Management Information System
5 40 (1.53%) Mobile App
6 38 (1.45%) Visualisation
7 37 (1.41%) FMCG
8 26 (0.99%) Computer Science
8 26 (0.99%) Derivative
9 25 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
10 22 (0.84%) Data Integration
11 18 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 18 (0.69%) PKI
11 18 (0.69%) Replication
12 17 (0.65%) Hedge funds
13 16 (0.61%) Clustering
13 16 (0.61%) Digital Media
14 14 (0.53%) CESG
14 14 (0.53%) Cryptography
14 14 (0.53%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 223 (8.52%) Linux
2 190 (7.26%) Windows
3 151 (5.77%) Unix
4 71 (2.71%) AIX
5 64 (2.44%) Solaris
6 58 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 48 (1.83%) Windows Server
8 37 (1.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 28 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (0.80%) zOS
12 20 (0.76%) Windows 10
13 19 (0.73%) CoreOS
14 16 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (0.53%) CentOS
16 13 (0.50%) Ubuntu
17 12 (0.46%) Apple iOS
17 12 (0.46%) Windows 7
18 10 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
19 9 (0.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (10.54%) Migration
2 232 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
3 178 (6.80%) CRM
4 171 (6.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 157 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
6 145 (5.54%) Project Management
7 136 (5.19%) DevOps
8 114 (4.35%) Analytics
8 114 (4.35%) ITIL
9 107 (4.09%) Information Security
10 94 (3.59%) Business Analysis
11 93 (3.55%) Change Management
12 88 (3.36%) Workflow
13 85 (3.25%) Service Management
14 84 (3.21%) ERP
15 81 (3.09%) Data Migration
16 75 (2.86%) ETL
17 60 (2.29%) Risk Management
18 59 (2.25%) Identity Access Management
18 59 (2.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 314 (11.99%) SQL
2 203 (7.75%) Java
3 118 (4.51%) JavaScript
4 75 (2.86%) C#
5 67 (2.56%) C
6 64 (2.44%) Python
7 58 (2.22%) Ruby
8 46 (1.76%) Perl
9 43 (1.64%) PL/SQL
9 43 (1.64%) PowerShell
10 35 (1.34%) Shell Script
11 34 (1.30%) ABAP
12 30 (1.15%) Bash Shell
13 22 (0.84%) T-SQL
14 19 (0.73%) Go
14 19 (0.73%) PHP
15 18 (0.69%) Korn
16 13 (0.50%) Apex Code
16 13 (0.50%) C++
16 13 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 170 (6.49%) Security Cleared
2 122 (4.66%) SC Cleared
3 97 (3.71%) Degree
4 62 (2.37%) CISSP
5 52 (1.99%) DV Cleared
6 33 (1.26%) CISM
7 32 (1.22%) SAP Certification
8 30 (1.15%) CISA
9 25 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (0.80%) CCNP
11 17 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
11 17 (0.65%) CLAS
12 15 (0.57%) BC Cleared
13 12 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (0.42%) CCIE
14 11 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (0.34%) ISEB
15 9 (0.34%) MCSE
15 9 (0.34%) PMI Certification
16 8 (0.31%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (1.49%) PCI DSS
3 38 (1.45%) QA
4 25 (0.95%) Data Quality
4 25 (0.95%) SLA
5 24 (0.92%) COBIT
6 21 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.38%) Government Security Classifications
8 5 (0.19%) PMBOK
9 4 (0.15%) SEPA
10 3 (0.11%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.11%) ISO27002
10 3 (0.11%) WAI
10 3 (0.11%) WCAG
11 2 (0.076%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.076%) MiFID
11 2 (0.076%) RMADS
12 1 (0.038%) BS25999
12 1 (0.038%) FedRAMP
12 1 (0.038%) HL7
System Software
1 137 (5.23%) Active Directory
2 61 (2.33%) Docker
3 59 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (0.84%) Hyper-V
5 19 (0.73%) Ceph
5 19 (0.73%) etcd
5 19 (0.73%) flannel
5 19 (0.73%) GlusterFS
6 17 (0.65%) XenDesktop
7 11 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (0.34%) ACF2
8 9 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (0.34%) XenApp
9 8 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (0.31%) vSphere
10 7 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 7 (0.27%) RACF
10 7 (0.27%) vCloud
11 6 (0.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 94 (3.59%) Puppet
2 67 (2.56%) Ansible
3 56 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (1.11%) Nagios
5 28 (1.07%) SCCM
6 27 (1.03%) logstash
7 25 (0.95%) HAProxy
7 25 (0.95%) Kubernetes
8 22 (0.84%) Graphite
9 19 (0.73%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 19 (0.73%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 19 (0.73%) rkt
10 16 (0.61%) Control-M
11 15 (0.57%) SCOM
11 15 (0.57%) zSecure
12 13 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
13 12 (0.46%) ITRS Geneos
14 9 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
14 9 (0.34%) Salt
15 8 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 448 (17.11%) SAP
2 362 (13.83%) Oracle
3 296 (11.31%) Microsoft
4 99 (3.78%) VMware
5 76 (2.90%) Red Hat
6 62 (2.37%) Cisco
7 56 (2.14%) IBM
8 51 (1.95%) ServiceNow
9 50 (1.91%) Informatica
9 50 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
10 47 (1.80%) Veritas
11 39 (1.49%) Adobe
12 36 (1.38%) Citrix
12 36 (1.38%) Sybase
13 33 (1.26%) HP
14 30 (1.15%) Siebel
15 28 (1.07%) PeopleSoft
16 26 (0.99%) Splunk
17 22 (0.84%) BMC
18 21 (0.80%) OpenText
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitve + Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
KEYRESOURCE
Rate: £450 - £550 per day, Benefits Expenses payable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £0.00 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £545 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Make positive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montagu Olsen Associates
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive + Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Robert Walters
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arden Resourcing Limited
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £330.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Networking People
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Premier Media
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
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