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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 27 28 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 1391 1415 1680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.28% 5.99% 7.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.61% 6.32% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 824 922
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £614 £596
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £443 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.56% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Median hourly rate £33.97 £55.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.79% +101.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.89 £35.32 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.79 £95.50 £105.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.45 £54.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.27% +111.76%
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
21054 22389 22119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.06% 94.76% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15075 15722 15169
Median daily rate £450 £443 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 370 414
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £52.17 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -25 132 £475 +1.60% 94
Croydon -11 12 £575 - 1
Canary Wharf +9 10 £425 -
Docklands, London +15 8 £613 +16.66%
Hounslow +4 5 £415 -
Brentford -8 5 - -
Feltham -6 3 £391 -12.81%
Twickenham +2 2 £525 +75.00%
Harrow - 2 £395 -
Bromley -10 1 £538 +53.57% 1
Westminster - 1 £395 - 1
Consultant
England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 621 (21.71%) Finance
2 442 (15.45%) SAP
3 386 (13.50%) Oracle
4 363 (12.69%) SQL
5 343 (11.99%) Microsoft
6 320 (11.19%) Migration
7 278 (9.72%) Linux
8 271 (9.48%) Agile Software Development
9 235 (8.22%) Banking
10 233 (8.15%) Java
11 223 (7.80%) Windows
11 223 (7.80%) Security Cleared
12 199 (6.96%) DevOps
13 188 (6.57%) CRM
14 178 (6.22%) Business Intelligence
15 173 (6.05%) Stakeholder Management
16 163 (5.70%) SC Cleared
17 159 (5.56%) Unix
18 156 (5.45%) Active Directory
19 155 (5.42%) Project Management
20 143 (5.00%) SQL Server
21 140 (4.90%) Retail
22 138 (4.83%) Puppet
23 136 (4.76%) ITIL
24 134 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
24 134 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
25 124 (4.34%) Information Security
25 124 (4.34%) JavaScript
26 123 (4.30%) MS Excel
27 122 (4.27%) Firewall

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
1 110 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 56 (1.96%) WebLogic
3 49 (1.71%) WebSphere
4 43 (1.50%) MS Exchange
5 41 (1.43%) Apache
6 36 (1.26%) Skype for Business
7 34 (1.19%) IIS
7 34 (1.19%) Tomcat
8 28 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 28 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
9 27 (0.94%) Confluence
10 25 (0.87%) nginx
11 22 (0.77%) Apache Spark
12 21 (0.73%) SAS
13 16 (0.56%) JBoss
14 15 (0.52%) CMS
14 15 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
15 14 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
15 14 (0.49%) OpenStack
15 14 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 123 (4.30%) MS Excel
2 38 (1.33%) MS Office
2 38 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (0.52%) MS Project
3 15 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.24%) Windchill
5 6 (0.21%) HipChat
5 6 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.10%) Mathematica
7 2 (0.070%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (0.070%) InVision
7 2 (0.070%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.070%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.035%) CPLEX
8 1 (0.035%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.035%) ImageReady
8 1 (0.035%) InDesign
8 1 (0.035%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 102 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
3 42 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
3 42 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 42 (1.47%) SAP FI
4 28 (0.98%) SAP CO
4 28 (0.98%) SAP FI/CO
5 26 (0.91%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 25 (0.87%) SAP SRM
7 24 (0.84%) SAP HR
8 22 (0.77%) Oracle Retail
9 21 (0.73%) Oracle Payables
10 20 (0.70%) SAP MM
11 18 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
11 18 (0.63%) Unit4 Business World
12 17 (0.59%) SAP HCM
12 17 (0.59%) SAP MDM
13 16 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 15 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
15 14 (0.49%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 134 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 119 (4.16%) Amazon AWS
3 107 (3.74%) Office 365
4 46 (1.61%) GitHub
5 41 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
6 39 (1.36%) IaaS
7 29 (1.01%) PaaS
7 29 (1.01%) SaaS
8 27 (0.94%) SuccessFactors
9 16 (0.56%) Yammer
10 11 (0.38%) Taleo
11 8 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
12 7 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (0.17%) FinancialForce.com
13 5 (0.17%) Force.com
13 5 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.17%) OneDrive
14 3 (0.10%) Google Apps
14 3 (0.10%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 122 (4.27%) Firewall
2 53 (1.85%) VPN
3 47 (1.64%) LDAP
4 43 (1.50%) HTTP
4 43 (1.50%) Network Security
5 36 (1.26%) DNS
6 32 (1.12%) LAN
7 31 (1.08%) WAN
8 26 (0.91%) Internet
8 26 (0.91%) Skype
9 25 (0.87%) SSL
10 24 (0.84%) Cisco Nexus
11 21 (0.73%) Wireless
12 20 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
12 20 (0.70%) TCP/IP
13 18 (0.63%) MPLS
13 18 (0.63%) SAN
14 16 (0.56%) SSH
15 14 (0.49%) BGP
15 14 (0.49%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 80 (2.80%) Big Data
3 73 (2.55%) Oracle Database
4 61 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
4 61 (2.13%) Hadoop
5 51 (1.78%) SAP BW
6 49 (1.71%) SAP HANA
7 45 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 43 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 38 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
9 38 (1.33%) QlikView
10 36 (1.26%) MySQL
11 34 (1.19%) Relational Database
12 32 (1.12%) NoSQL
13 30 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
14 27 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
14 27 (0.94%) SAP Data Services
14 27 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 25 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
16 20 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 89 (3.11%) Git (software)
2 88 (3.08%) Jenkins
3 50 (1.75%) JIRA
4 31 (1.08%) Maven
5 27 (0.94%) Artifactory
6 24 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 22 (0.77%) Sonatype Nexus
8 21 (0.73%) GitLab
9 19 (0.66%) JUnit
9 19 (0.66%) Subversion
10 14 (0.49%) TeamCity
10 14 (0.49%) Visual Studio
11 13 (0.45%) Ant
11 13 (0.45%) Selenium
12 12 (0.42%) LSMW
12 12 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
13 11 (0.38%) Eclipse
13 11 (0.38%) NUnit
14 10 (0.35%) Cucumber
14 10 (0.35%) HP UFT
General
1 621 (21.71%) Finance
2 235 (8.22%) Banking
3 140 (4.90%) Retail
4 86 (3.01%) Marketing
5 65 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 47 (1.64%) Investment Banking
7 45 (1.57%) Manufacturing
8 44 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
9 40 (1.40%) Financial Institution
10 39 (1.36%) Advertising
11 37 (1.29%) Billing
12 28 (0.98%) Legal
13 23 (0.80%) General Ledger
14 15 (0.52%) Law
15 13 (0.45%) Publishing
16 9 (0.31%) Electronics
16 9 (0.31%) Front Office
17 7 (0.24%) Back Office
18 6 (0.21%) Retail Banking
19 5 (0.17%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (3.88%) .NET
2 107 (3.74%) HTML
3 102 (3.57%) XML
4 100 (3.50%) Middleware
4 100 (3.50%) Web Services
5 80 (2.80%) CSS
6 46 (1.61%) SOAP
7 45 (1.57%) REST
8 36 (1.26%) J2EE
9 30 (1.05%) jQuery
10 25 (0.87%) Oracle Fusion
10 25 (0.87%) SailPoint
11 22 (0.77%) Ajax
11 22 (0.77%) Sensu
12 21 (0.73%) JSON
13 19 (0.66%) ASP.NET
13 19 (0.66%) JMS
14 18 (0.63%) .NET Framework
14 18 (0.63%) Spring
14 18 (0.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 134 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (2.62%) Data Centre
3 53 (1.85%) User Experience
4 44 (1.54%) Visualisation
5 43 (1.50%) Mobile App
6 42 (1.47%) Management Information System
7 40 (1.40%) FMCG
8 34 (1.19%) Computer Science
9 23 (0.80%) Data Integration
9 23 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
10 22 (0.77%) Hedge funds
10 22 (0.77%) Public Cloud
11 21 (0.73%) Derivative
12 20 (0.70%) Replication
13 19 (0.66%) Clustering
13 19 (0.66%) PKI
14 18 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 15 (0.52%) Digital Media
16 14 (0.49%) DataPower
16 14 (0.49%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 278 (9.72%) Linux
2 223 (7.80%) Windows
3 159 (5.56%) Unix
4 73 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 68 (2.38%) AIX
6 66 (2.31%) Solaris
7 54 (1.89%) Windows Server
8 37 (1.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 34 (1.19%) CentOS
10 31 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
11 27 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (0.73%) CoreOS
13 20 (0.70%) Windows 10
14 15 (0.52%) Ubuntu
15 14 (0.49%) Apple iOS
16 13 (0.45%) Android
16 13 (0.45%) Windows 7
17 12 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
17 12 (0.42%) zOS
18 10 (0.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (11.19%) Migration
2 271 (9.48%) Agile Software Development
3 199 (6.96%) DevOps
4 188 (6.57%) CRM
5 178 (6.22%) Business Intelligence
6 173 (6.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 155 (5.42%) Project Management
8 136 (4.76%) ITIL
9 124 (4.34%) Information Security
10 108 (3.78%) Analytics
11 107 (3.74%) Change Management
12 104 (3.64%) Workflow
13 95 (3.32%) Data Migration
14 94 (3.29%) Business Analysis
15 92 (3.22%) ERP
16 87 (3.04%) Service Management
17 76 (2.66%) ETL
18 74 (2.59%) Data Modelling
19 73 (2.55%) Continuous Integration
19 73 (2.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 363 (12.69%) SQL
2 233 (8.15%) Java
3 124 (4.34%) JavaScript
4 89 (3.11%) C#
5 77 (2.69%) Ruby
6 72 (2.52%) Python
7 65 (2.27%) C
8 53 (1.85%) PowerShell
9 51 (1.78%) Perl
10 50 (1.75%) PL/SQL
11 41 (1.43%) Bash Shell
12 39 (1.36%) ABAP
12 39 (1.36%) Shell Script
13 22 (0.77%) Go
13 22 (0.77%) T-SQL
14 20 (0.70%) PHP
15 18 (0.63%) Scala
16 16 (0.56%) C++
16 16 (0.56%) Groovy
16 16 (0.56%) R
Qualifications
1 223 (7.80%) Security Cleared
2 163 (5.70%) SC Cleared
3 101 (3.53%) Degree
4 65 (2.27%) CISSP
5 57 (1.99%) DV Cleared
6 38 (1.33%) CISM
7 33 (1.15%) CISA
8 30 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (0.87%) SAP Certification
10 22 (0.77%) CCNP
11 18 (0.63%) CLAS
12 17 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
13 15 (0.52%) BC Cleared
13 15 (0.52%) CCIE
13 15 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
15 10 (0.35%) PMI Certification
16 9 (0.31%) CCNA
16 9 (0.31%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (1.40%) PCI DSS
3 39 (1.36%) QA
4 27 (0.94%) COBIT
4 27 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 25 (0.87%) SLA
6 24 (0.84%) Data Quality
7 11 (0.38%) Government Security Classifications
8 7 (0.24%) SEPA
9 5 (0.17%) MiFID
10 4 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
10 4 (0.14%) ISO20022
10 4 (0.14%) ISO27002
10 4 (0.14%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.10%) ISO 8583
11 3 (0.10%) WAI
11 3 (0.10%) WCAG
12 2 (0.070%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.070%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.070%) SDET
System Software
1 156 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 97 (3.39%) Docker
3 54 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (0.73%) Ceph
4 21 (0.73%) etcd
4 21 (0.73%) flannel
4 21 (0.73%) GlusterFS
5 20 (0.70%) Hyper-V
6 19 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
6 19 (0.66%) XenDesktop
7 17 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (0.42%) vCloud
9 10 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (0.35%) vSphere
9 10 (0.35%) XenApp
10 9 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 7 (0.24%) XenServer
12 6 (0.21%) ACF2
12 6 (0.21%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 138 (4.83%) Puppet
2 102 (3.57%) Ansible
3 68 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
4 44 (1.54%) Kubernetes
5 35 (1.22%) logstash
6 30 (1.05%) SCCM
7 29 (1.01%) Nagios
7 29 (1.01%) Terraform
8 27 (0.94%) HAProxy
9 26 (0.91%) Graphite
10 21 (0.73%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 21 (0.73%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 21 (0.73%) rkt
11 19 (0.66%) SCOM
12 16 (0.56%) ITRS Geneos
13 15 (0.52%) Control-M
14 14 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
15 12 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
16 11 (0.38%) Kibana
16 11 (0.38%) zSecure
Vendors
1 442 (15.45%) SAP
2 386 (13.50%) Oracle
3 343 (11.99%) Microsoft
4 109 (3.81%) VMware
5 84 (2.94%) Cisco
6 82 (2.87%) Red Hat
7 73 (2.55%) IBM
8 70 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
9 50 (1.75%) Informatica
10 49 (1.71%) ServiceNow
11 47 (1.64%) Veritas
12 38 (1.33%) Adobe
12 38 (1.33%) Citrix
13 34 (1.19%) Sybase
14 33 (1.15%) HP
15 32 (1.12%) Splunk
16 29 (1.01%) PeopleSoft
17 28 (0.98%) Siebel
18 27 (0.94%) Tableau
19 24 (0.84%) Juniper
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