The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Consultant
Rank 386 414 388
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -26
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 27 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.059% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.064% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 10
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £344 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £650 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £7.00 £20.00 £24.52
% change year-on-year
-65.00% -18.41%
IT 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
22398 23591 24253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.46% 92.89% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15289 16199 15934
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 452 612
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £44.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Consultant in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

IT Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

IT Consultant Daily Rate Trend in London

IT Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Consultant across the London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

IT Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in London

IT Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

IT Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in London

IT Consultant
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +41 9 £515 +21.17% 2
Beckenham - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
IT Consultant
England

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited IT Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with IT Consultant in their job title.

1 21 (38.18%) Finance
2 13 (23.64%) Information Security
3 12 (21.82%) Windows
4 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (20.00%) Banking
5 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 9 (16.36%) Cisco
6 9 (16.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (14.55%) SIEM
7 8 (14.55%) Firewall
7 8 (14.55%) Risk Management
8 7 (12.73%) ITIL
8 7 (12.73%) CISSP
9 6 (10.91%) Project Management
9 6 (10.91%) MS Office
9 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
9 6 (10.91%) Windows 7
10 5 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (9.09%) Investment Banking
10 5 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
11 4 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (7.27%) MS Visio
11 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
11 4 (7.27%) E-Learning
11 4 (7.27%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (7.27%) CISA
11 4 (7.27%) PCI DSS
12 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
12 3 (5.45%) Coaching

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited IT Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with IT Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.64%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.82%) Documentum
2 1 (1.82%) FileNet
2 1 (1.82%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.91%) MS Office
3 4 (7.27%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.64%) MS Project
4 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.82%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (1.82%) RoboHelp
5 1 (1.82%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) HFM
1 1 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.82%) Remedy AR System
1 1 (1.82%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
1 1 (1.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.55%) Firewall
2 3 (5.45%) VPN
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.64%) LAN
3 2 (3.64%) WAN
3 2 (3.64%) FTP
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
General
1 21 (38.18%) Finance
2 11 (20.00%) Banking
3 5 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.45%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.64%) Retail
5 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.64%) Advertising
5 2 (3.64%) Games
6 1 (1.82%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.82%) Law
6 1 (1.82%) Legal
6 1 (1.82%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.82%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) E-Learning
2 3 (5.45%) PKI
2 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.64%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.82%) PMI
4 1 (1.82%) NHS
4 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.82%) CESG
4 1 (1.82%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.82%) RMADS
4 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.82%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.82%) Open Source
4 1 (1.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.45%) Mac OS
3 3 (5.45%) Linux
4 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Vista
4 2 (3.64%) UNIX
4 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.82%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) Information Security
2 8 (14.55%) Risk Management
2 8 (14.55%) SIEM
3 7 (12.73%) ITIL
4 6 (10.91%) Project Management
5 5 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (7.27%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.45%) Service Management
7 3 (5.45%) Process Management
7 3 (5.45%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.45%) Coaching
8 2 (3.64%) SABSA
8 2 (3.64%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (3.64%) Time Management
8 2 (3.64%) Security Architecture
8 2 (3.64%) E-Discovery
8 2 (3.64%) TOGAF
8 2 (3.64%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.82%) C
1 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) CISSP
2 4 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.27%) CISA
3 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) CRISC
4 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) CISM
4 2 (3.64%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.82%) MOS
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.82%) MCSE
5 1 (1.82%) MCT
5 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (7.27%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.64%) SLA
4 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) ZENworks
1 2 (3.64%) SCCM
2 1 (1.82%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.36%) Cisco
3 3 (5.45%) SAP
3 3 (5.45%) Juniper
3 3 (5.45%) Symantec
3 3 (5.45%) Websense
3 3 (5.45%) Blue Coat
4 2 (3.64%) Dell
4 2 (3.64%) VMware
4 2 (3.64%) Lotus
4 2 (3.64%) IBM
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle
5 1 (1.82%) Adobe
5 1 (1.82%) Temenos
5 1 (1.82%) HP
5 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.82%) BMC
5 1 (1.82%) Remedy
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