The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Consultant
Rank 373 358 403
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +45
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 39 31 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.14% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.15% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 14
Average daily rate £450 £525 £590
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -11.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £375 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £740 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £67.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 -
% change year-on-year
+58.33% -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22398 20052 25960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.58% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15523 13588 16690
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 410 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.31 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
IT Consultant
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -9 6 £500 +19.40% 3
Croydon - 1 £350 -
Hounslow - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
IT Consultant
England

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (19.12%) Finance
1 13 (19.12%) Information Security
2 12 (17.65%) Banking
3 9 (13.24%) Firewall
4 8 (11.76%) CISA
4 8 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (10.29%) Cisco
5 7 (10.29%) ITIL
5 7 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (8.82%) Risk Management
6 6 (8.82%) Security Architecture
7 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
7 5 (7.35%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (7.35%) Investment Banking
7 5 (7.35%) MS Excel
7 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
7 5 (7.35%) Project Management
7 5 (7.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (5.88%) CISSP
8 4 (5.88%) SAP
8 4 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (5.88%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.88%) Web Development
8 4 (5.88%) PCI DSS
8 4 (5.88%) IaaS
8 4 (5.88%) Mobile App
8 4 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
9 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
9 3 (4.41%) Open Source

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.47%) FileNet
2 1 (1.47%) LiveLink
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.41%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.94%) MS Project
4 2 (2.94%) MS Office
5 1 (1.47%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (1.47%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) IaaS
2 1 (1.47%) SaaS
2 1 (1.47%) PaaS
2 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.24%) Firewall
2 3 (4.41%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (4.41%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.94%) VPN
4 1 (1.47%) FTP
4 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.47%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.47%) EDRMS
General
1 13 (19.12%) Finance
2 12 (17.65%) Banking
3 5 (7.35%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.94%) Retail
5 2 (2.94%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.94%) Front Office
6 1 (1.47%) French Language
6 1 (1.47%) German Language
6 1 (1.47%) Billing
6 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Marketing
6 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) HTML
1 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.41%) Open Source
4 2 (2.94%) E-Learning
4 2 (2.94%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Exalytics
5 1 (1.47%) Social Media
5 1 (1.47%) FMCG
5 1 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.47%) RMADS
5 1 (1.47%) CESG
5 1 (1.47%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.47%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.47%) Statistics
5 1 (1.47%) PKI
5 1 (1.47%) PDA
5 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.47%) PMI
5 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.41%) Windows
2 2 (2.94%) Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.12%) Information Security
2 7 (10.29%) ITIL
2 7 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (8.82%) Risk Management
3 6 (8.82%) Security Architecture
4 5 (7.35%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (7.35%) Project Management
5 4 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 4 (5.88%) Web Development
5 4 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.41%) SIEM
6 3 (4.41%) Service Management
6 3 (4.41%) Business Analysis
7 2 (2.94%) Process Management
7 2 (2.94%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.94%) RUP
7 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.94%) SQL
2 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) CISA
2 4 (5.88%) CISSP
3 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.41%) CISM
3 3 (4.41%) QiCA
4 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) CRISC
5 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) Degree
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.47%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (7.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (5.88%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.94%) QA
4 2 (2.94%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.47%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) Cisco
2 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.88%) SAP
4 2 (2.94%) Websense
4 2 (2.94%) Symantec
4 2 (2.94%) Juniper
4 2 (2.94%) Novell
4 2 (2.94%) Blue Coat
4 2 (2.94%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.47%) Open Text
5 1 (1.47%) VMware
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle
5 1 (1.47%) Adobe
5 1 (1.47%) Citrix
5 1 (1.47%) Lotus
5 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.47%) IBM
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