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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Consultant
Rank 385 393 380
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 30 26 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 20
Average daily rate
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£488 £400 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -8.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £313 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £409 £388
% change year-on-year
-0.91% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £7.00 £18.97 £24.52
% change year-on-year
-63.09% -22.61%
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
22807 23225 22545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.32% 93.09% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16133 16016 15014
Average daily rate £425 £430 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 401 529
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -3.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £43.16 £45.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +20 6 £344 -19.11% 7
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
IT Consultant
England

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 25 (49.02%) Finance
2 12 (23.53%) Windows
2 12 (23.53%) Information Security
3 11 (21.57%) Banking
4 10 (19.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (19.61%) ITIL
4 10 (19.61%) CISSP
5 8 (15.69%) SIEM
5 8 (15.69%) Windows 7
6 7 (13.73%) Active Directory
7 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 6 (11.76%) Retail
7 6 (11.76%) Computer Science
8 5 (9.80%) Mac OS
8 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (9.80%) CISA
8 5 (9.80%) CISM
8 5 (9.80%) Risk Management
8 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
8 5 (9.80%) MS Office
8 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
8 5 (9.80%) Cisco
9 4 (7.84%) LAN
9 4 (7.84%) WAN
9 4 (7.84%) IBM Notes
9 4 (7.84%) UNIX
9 4 (7.84%) Windows XP
9 4 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (7.84%) SLA
9 4 (7.84%) A+ Certification

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 4 (7.84%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.96%) Documentum
2 1 (1.96%) SAS
2 1 (1.96%) FileNet
2 1 (1.96%) CMS
2 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Office
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.96%) RoboHelp
3 1 (1.96%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.96%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (1.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) HFM
1 1 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.96%) Remedy AR System
1 1 (1.96%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) SaaS
2 2 (3.92%) PaaS
2 2 (3.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) LAN
1 4 (7.84%) WAN
1 4 (7.84%) Firewall
2 3 (5.88%) Network Security
3 2 (3.92%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.92%) FTP
4 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.96%) SSL
4 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.96%) MySQL
General
1 25 (49.02%) Finance
2 11 (21.57%) Banking
3 6 (11.76%) Retail
4 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.88%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.92%) Advertising
6 2 (3.92%) Games
6 2 (3.92%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.96%) Law
7 1 (1.96%) Legal
7 1 (1.96%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.96%) Billing
7 1 (1.96%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.96%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) HTML
1 1 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.84%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.88%) E-Learning
3 3 (5.88%) PKI
4 2 (3.92%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.96%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.96%) Open Source
5 1 (1.96%) Social Media
5 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Windows
2 8 (15.69%) Windows 7
3 5 (9.80%) Mac OS
4 4 (7.84%) UNIX
4 4 (7.84%) Apple iOS
4 4 (7.84%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.96%) AIX
6 1 (1.96%) Linux
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) Information Security
2 10 (19.61%) ITIL
3 8 (15.69%) SIEM
4 5 (9.80%) Risk Management
4 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.84%) Project Management
6 3 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (3.92%) TOGAF
7 2 (3.92%) Time Management
7 2 (3.92%) Information Assurance
7 2 (3.92%) Security Architecture
7 2 (3.92%) E-Discovery
7 2 (3.92%) OOD
7 2 (3.92%) SOA
7 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.92%) UML
7 2 (3.92%) OO
7 2 (3.92%) Process Management
7 2 (3.92%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (3.92%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) Python
2 1 (1.96%) C
2 1 (1.96%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) CISSP
2 5 (9.80%) CISA
2 5 (9.80%) CISM
3 4 (7.84%) A+ Certification
3 4 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.92%) Degree
4 2 (3.92%) CRISC
5 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.96%) MCSE
5 1 (1.96%) MCT
5 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.96%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.84%) SLA
2 4 (7.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (5.88%) COBIT
3 3 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.92%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) ZENworks
1 2 (3.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) Cisco
3 4 (7.84%) Lotus
4 2 (3.92%) Bloomberg
4 2 (3.92%) Dell
4 2 (3.92%) VMware
4 2 (3.92%) ION Trading
4 2 (3.92%) IBM
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle
5 1 (1.96%) SAP
5 1 (1.96%) Adobe
5 1 (1.96%) Temenos
5 1 (1.96%) HP
5 1 (1.96%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.96%) BMC
5 1 (1.96%) Remedy
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