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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Consultant
Rank 386 380 368
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 25 25 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 19
Average daily rate £475 £405 £565
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.28% -28.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £675 £665
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -66.66%
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
20026 19682 20464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.69% 94.48% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14194 13942 13897
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 337 393
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +32 3 £750 +85.18% 6
Brentford - 2 £425 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
IT Consultant
England

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 39 (52.00%) Finance
2 24 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (26.67%) Banking
4 17 (22.67%) Management Information System
5 16 (21.33%) QA
6 14 (18.67%) Programme Management
7 13 (17.33%) Information Security
8 12 (16.00%) Project Management
8 12 (16.00%) CISSP
8 12 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (14.67%) SDLC
9 11 (14.67%) Change Management
10 10 (13.33%) Financial Institution
10 10 (13.33%) C
10 10 (13.33%) SAP
10 10 (13.33%) People Management
10 10 (13.33%) Project Governance
11 9 (12.00%) Portfolio Management
11 9 (12.00%) Investment Management
11 9 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (10.67%) Project Planning
12 8 (10.67%) Risk Management
13 7 (9.33%) ERP
14 6 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
14 6 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 6 (8.00%) Investment Banking
14 6 (8.00%) Business Analysis
14 6 (8.00%) Firewall
14 6 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 5 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (2.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.33%) MS Project
3 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.33%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) PaaS
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.33%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) Firewall
2 4 (5.33%) Network Security
3 2 (2.67%) DHCP
3 2 (2.67%) DNS
3 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.67%) VPN
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.33%) LAN
4 1 (1.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.67%) Big Data
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 39 (52.00%) Finance
2 20 (26.67%) Banking
3 10 (13.33%) Financial Institution
4 6 (8.00%) Investment Banking
5 5 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (4.00%) Retail
7 2 (2.67%) Aerospace
7 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.33%) German Language
8 1 (1.33%) Legal
8 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) SAP TM
2 1 (1.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.67%) Management Information System
2 12 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.67%) CMDB
3 2 (2.67%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (2.67%) NHS
4 1 (1.33%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.33%) Derivative
4 1 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.33%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (1.33%) PKI
4 1 (1.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (2.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.33%) Linux
3 1 (1.33%) Unix
3 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (18.67%) Programme Management
3 13 (17.33%) Information Security
4 12 (16.00%) Project Management
5 11 (14.67%) Change Management
5 11 (14.67%) SDLC
6 10 (13.33%) People Management
6 10 (13.33%) Project Governance
7 9 (12.00%) Investment Management
7 9 (12.00%) Portfolio Management
7 9 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (10.67%) Project Planning
8 8 (10.67%) Risk Management
9 7 (9.33%) ERP
10 6 (8.00%) Business Analysis
10 6 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (6.67%) ITIL
12 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (5.33%) Data Modelling
12 4 (5.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.33%) C
2 1 (1.33%) C#
2 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (16.00%) CISSP
2 5 (6.67%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (5.33%) CISA
3 4 (5.33%) CISM
4 2 (2.67%) CISMP
4 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) CRISC
5 1 (1.33%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.33%) QA
2 6 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.67%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.67%) GxP
3 2 (2.67%) SLA
4 1 (1.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) SCCM
1 2 (2.67%) WSUS
2 1 (1.33%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (1.33%) Nexpose
2 1 (1.33%) Proventia
2 1 (1.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 10 (13.33%) SAP
2 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.00%) Bloomberg
3 3 (4.00%) Reuters
4 2 (2.67%) Cisco
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle
5 1 (1.33%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.33%) Citrix
5 1 (1.33%) F5
5 1 (1.33%) Juniper
5 1 (1.33%) McAfee
5 1 (1.33%) Murex
5 1 (1.33%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.33%) ScanSafe
5 1 (1.33%) Symantec
5 1 (1.33%) Websense
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