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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Consultant
Rank 396 390 413
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +23
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 38 42 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 22
Median daily rate £525 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £245 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £703 £600 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £450 £445
% change year-on-year
-12.22% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 -
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
21040 22232 22387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.02% 94.70% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15059 15550 15321
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £271 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 370 415
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.45 £52.17 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -2.06%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +44 10 £575 +134.69% 4
Bromley - 1 £538 -
IT Consultant
England

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (39.71%) Finance
2 18 (26.47%) Banking
3 15 (22.06%) Windows
4 12 (17.65%) Information Security
4 12 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (14.71%) ITIL
5 10 (14.71%) Risk Assessment
5 10 (14.71%) Security Cleared
6 9 (13.24%) CISSP
7 8 (11.76%) Project Management
7 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
7 8 (11.76%) Oracle
7 8 (11.76%) Retail
8 7 (10.29%) CISA
8 7 (10.29%) CISM
8 7 (10.29%) Firewall
8 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
8 7 (10.29%) SQL
8 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
8 7 (10.29%) SC Cleared
8 7 (10.29%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (8.82%) COBIT
9 6 (8.82%) Risk Management
9 6 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (7.35%) Migration
10 5 (7.35%) Service Management
10 5 (7.35%) BCP
10 5 (7.35%) MS Office
10 5 (7.35%) Security Operations

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 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (7.35%) MS Office
4 3 (4.41%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.47%) GNU Octave
5 1 (1.47%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.29%) Firewall
2 4 (5.88%) LAN
2 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.41%) Network Security
3 3 (4.41%) WAN
3 3 (4.41%) WebEx
4 2 (2.94%) DNS
4 2 (2.94%) MPLS
4 2 (2.94%) SMTP
5 1 (1.47%) DMZ
5 1 (1.47%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.47%) Internet
5 1 (1.47%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.47%) Selenium
General
1 27 (39.71%) Finance
2 18 (26.47%) Banking
3 8 (11.76%) Retail
4 3 (4.41%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.41%) Law
5 2 (2.94%) Advertising
6 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.47%) Marketing
6 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) Middleware
1 2 (2.94%) SAML
1 2 (2.94%) WAP
1 2 (2.94%) Web Services
2 1 (1.47%) .NET
2 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.47%) Ajax
2 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.47%) CSS
2 1 (1.47%) DHTML
2 1 (1.47%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.47%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.47%) HTML
2 1 (1.47%) J2EE
2 1 (1.47%) LAMP
2 1 (1.47%) Spring
2 1 (1.47%) Struts
2 1 (1.47%) XHTML
2 1 (1.47%) XML
2 1 (1.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.94%) CESG
2 2 (2.94%) Cryptography
2 2 (2.94%) e-Learning
2 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.94%) PKI
3 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.47%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.47%) EPoS
3 1 (1.47%) Equities
3 1 (1.47%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.47%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.47%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.06%) Windows
2 4 (5.88%) Linux
2 4 (5.88%) Unix
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.65%) Information Security
1 12 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (14.71%) ITIL
2 10 (14.71%) Risk Assessment
3 8 (11.76%) Project Management
4 7 (10.29%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.82%) Risk Management
6 5 (7.35%) BCP
6 5 (7.35%) Migration
6 5 (7.35%) Security Operations
6 5 (7.35%) Service Management
7 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.88%) SDLC
7 4 (5.88%) Time Management
8 3 (4.41%) Change Management
8 3 (4.41%) PRINCE
8 3 (4.41%) Scrum
8 3 (4.41%) Security Management
8 3 (4.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.29%) SQL
2 1 (1.47%) C#
2 1 (1.47%) Java
2 1 (1.47%) Perl
2 1 (1.47%) PHP
2 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.47%) Ruby
2 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.47%) VB
2 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.24%) CISSP
3 7 (10.29%) CISA
3 7 (10.29%) CISM
3 7 (10.29%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.88%) CIPD
5 3 (4.41%) Degree
5 3 (4.41%) PMP
6 2 (2.94%) CRISC
7 1 (1.47%) CLAS
7 1 (1.47%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) COBIT
2 4 (5.88%) SLA
3 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.94%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.47%) Basel III
5 1 (1.47%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.47%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 8 (11.76%) Oracle
2 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.41%) Blue Coat
3 3 (4.41%) CheckPoint
3 3 (4.41%) Cisco
3 3 (4.41%) Citrix
3 3 (4.41%) F5
4 2 (2.94%) Concur
4 2 (2.94%) Juniper
4 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.94%) SAP
4 2 (2.94%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.94%) Sybase
4 2 (2.94%) VMware
5 1 (1.47%) Forcepoint
5 1 (1.47%) IBM
5 1 (1.47%) Sage
5 1 (1.47%) ScanSafe
5 1 (1.47%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.47%) Symantec
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