The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had IT Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Consultant
Rank 407 384 399
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +15
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 27 47 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 21
Median daily rate £450 £675 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +42.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £404 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £890 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £413 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £10.00
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
20566 21246 22693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.12% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 14667 15031 16334
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 345 448
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
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 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured IT Consultant in the job title.

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 5 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 5 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 -2 3 £450 -30.76%
Hayes - 1 £475 -
Uxbridge - 1 £475 -
IT Consultant
England

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT 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 IT Consultant in the job title.

1 27 (39.13%) Finance
2 18 (26.09%) Project Management
3 12 (17.39%) Windows
4 10 (14.49%) SQL
4 10 (14.49%) Risk Assessment
4 10 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (14.49%) Risk Management
4 10 (14.49%) Degree
5 8 (11.59%) ITIL
5 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
6 7 (10.14%) Oracle
6 7 (10.14%) Unix
6 7 (10.14%) Six Sigma
6 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (10.14%) Banking
6 7 (10.14%) COBIT
6 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
6 7 (10.14%) SDLC
7 6 (8.70%) SC Cleared
7 6 (8.70%) Information Security
7 6 (8.70%) Business Analysis
7 6 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
8 5 (7.25%) CISSP
8 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
8 5 (7.25%) MS Office
8 5 (7.25%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (7.25%) Programme Management
8 5 (7.25%) Migration
8 5 (7.25%) Cybersecurity

IT 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 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.45%) CMS
3 1 (1.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (7.25%) MS Office
4 3 (4.35%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.45%) GNU Octave
5 1 (1.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) SMTP
1 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.45%) DMZ
2 1 (1.45%) Firewall
2 1 (1.45%) Network Security
2 1 (1.45%) Skype
2 1 (1.45%) SSL
2 1 (1.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
General
1 27 (39.13%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Banking
3 4 (5.80%) Retail
4 3 (4.35%) Legal
4 3 (4.35%) Marketing
5 2 (2.90%) Advertising
5 2 (2.90%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.45%) Back Office
6 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.45%) Front Office
6 1 (1.45%) Law
6 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) HTML
1 2 (2.90%) HTML5
1 2 (2.90%) J2EE
1 2 (2.90%) jQuery
1 2 (2.90%) SAML
1 2 (2.90%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (5.80%) e-Learning
1 4 (5.80%) Equities
1 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.35%) Fixed Income
2 3 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.90%) CESG
3 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.45%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.45%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.45%) Derivative
4 1 (1.45%) Economics
4 1 (1.45%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.45%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.45%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.39%) Windows
2 7 (10.14%) Unix
3 3 (4.35%) Linux
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.09%) Project Management
2 10 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (14.49%) Risk Assessment
2 10 (14.49%) Risk Management
3 8 (11.59%) ITIL
4 7 (10.14%) SDLC
4 7 (10.14%) Six Sigma
4 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (8.70%) Business Analysis
5 6 (8.70%) Information Security
6 5 (7.25%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (7.25%) IT Audit
6 5 (7.25%) Migration
6 5 (7.25%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (7.25%) Programme Management
7 4 (5.80%) Business Process Mapping
7 4 (5.80%) Change Management
7 4 (5.80%) CMMI
7 4 (5.80%) Internal Audit
7 4 (5.80%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.49%) SQL
2 2 (2.90%) C
2 2 (2.90%) Java
3 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) Degree
2 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.70%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.25%) CISSP
5 4 (5.80%) CISA
5 4 (5.80%) CISM
6 3 (4.35%) CIPD
7 2 (2.90%) PMP
8 1 (1.45%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.45%) CISMP
8 1 (1.45%) CITP
8 1 (1.45%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) COBIT
2 4 (5.80%) COSO
2 4 (5.80%) QA
3 3 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.90%) ISO27002
4 2 (2.90%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.45%) Basel III
5 1 (1.45%) BS25999
5 1 (1.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (1.45%) ISO22301
5 1 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.45%) Snort
Vendors
1 7 (10.14%) Oracle
2 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.90%) Adobe
3 2 (2.90%) Cisco
3 2 (2.90%) hybris
3 2 (2.90%) iManage
3 2 (2.90%) Juniper
3 2 (2.90%) ServiceNow
3 2 (2.90%) Sybase
4 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.45%) Citrix
4 1 (1.45%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.45%) Polycom
4 1 (1.45%) SAP
4 1 (1.45%) ScanSafe
4 1 (1.45%) Sourcefire
4 1 (1.45%) Splunk
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